Friday, March 22, 2019

Spring Buffets 2019

Hello sweet friends !

How wonderful is it that "Spring has Sprung" in many parts of the world where there are four seasons.

" I decorated all my buffets for Spring, but not my entire home as hubby doesn't care for the seasonal moving around, and I also have not that much patience, so I will never be on a tour of anything except for Christmas, when I really go with the entire home. "

Here, where I live, it's sort of Spring and Fall all year round.

In the southern hemisphere where Ecuador stands; while you are having Summer fun, we're enjoying a cold Fall. Then again if we go to the beach by sea level, at the coast of Ecuador, it's Summer, if we go up the very high mountains in the 'Northern Andes' is Winter and they're also full with snow up there.

A small country with four seasons in the same day, lol..

Where we live is in the Andean southern region, so it is Spring full of flowers and a little rain, etc. the usual lovely Spring weather.

Here are my buffets in the formal dining room and breakfast table next to it done up in honor of this lovely season.

We keep our breakfast dining area next to the formal dining side, so we can use it with more guests at family reunions were we are more, at least 20. The kitchen is separated, but we do have a breakfast nook with a wooden farm table where we spend all week just the two of us.

With that said.

This buffet is decorated mainly with my mom's 'Limoges' dishes in pale aqua, plus the antique 'French' fruit bowl from Alejandro's father side of the family heirloom.

It is amazing how the aqua color in the fruit dish is exactly as the china, I guess cause they are both French !

This is all I decorate seasonal, except for Christmas that I go all the way around the house. So I guess I will never be on a Spring or anything tour, as I do not have all the patience, plus hubby hates all the bunnies all over the house, or cutesy things, hihihiii... it's his house too, so I respect him too.

Love this china, as I do have some memories of it when I was young.

This buffet is an antique as well, from Belgium and because of it it's long and very deep, so there is lots of storage room.

This Italian style buffet and dining table with chairs to match was my 40th. birthday gift from hubby... 'mini' years ago, lol..

On one side of it I arranged my 'Lady Carlyle' three tier, 'English Oetzman, London' plate and finally this darling French marmalade container... all in pink for Spring.

At the other end of the buffet is my three tier "Old Country Roses" and platter I brought from Madrid two years ago.
The cute gold sugar bowl is Russian, that was a gift from a customer to my husband when he had the Ceramic Co.

This is a small 'Egyptian' side table I got on a Mother's Day several years ago already.

Spring is here too.

This simple but cute buffet is also an antique and a heirloom from hubby's grandparents, passed on to us from his mom. 
As I mentioned before, antique pieces are sooo deep, as modern ones aren't. Therefore, it also has a lot of room space.

Our Breakfast French table and chairs. We use it quite often for lots of guests cause it is right next to the formal dining room and here I could sit six people, plus ten in the formal dining table.

Thank you for your kind comments dear friends and for praying for my mother, I am so grateful... you always make my day!

Thanking the lovely hostesses for having me at their great parties.


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  1. Que louças lindas!
    A louça azul é maravilhosa!

  2. Beautiful, Fabby! That aqua china is simply gorgeous.

    We are in the process of moving - downsizing - and although I am purging quite a bit, my love of dishes and antique beaded & mesh purses are getting their due attention with wrapping and organizing, and making the move. I must have my pretty tables and handbags! Happy Spring.

  3. Fabby,
    You have shared so many beautiful pieces!! But that stunning tea set really caught my eye!! Gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us!!

  4. First, good thoughts for your dear mother. Fabby, I hope so much she is doing well by now.
    All these beautiful displays of your gorgeous china etc. are so fantastic. I too love the delicate color of the aqua especially.

    Spring has arrived here in the Southeast USA. Blossoms out, daffodils and tulips bringing color back to the garden. Still chilly and near freezing at night however the days are lovely and you can see people are happy to be warming up!

    Happy weekend Fabby - I need to go get my white bunnies out of the attic and do at least one tabletop display for Easter!
    Mary -

  5. Dearest Fabby,
    Lovely French antique china in the aqua color! Also your candle holders with candles are lovely, I've saved them on my Pinterest!
    You are so very right about the PRACTICAL depth of antique buffets. In my dining room where I keep most of the china, there always is a certain way of placing it inside and it barely fits for being able to close the doors. For platters and such that is.
    Guess I've always been a bit like your husband, not in favor of changing for all seasons and 'invented' reasons the entire deco of the home. Christmas is different indeed but I still prefer the Christian overtone instead of all the glimmer and not-so-religious presentation of it.
    You truly are still a master in setting regal tables, it is in your blood and yes, as we age (those 'mini' years do add up quickly!) we are not as fond of all the hassle anymore!
    Sending you hugs,

  6. The words for your post:Exquisite,Fabulous,Wonderful,Amazing,Stunning...Such beauty!Blessings to your mother and all of you.Best wishes!Maristella.

  7. As always dear Fabby everything is so very beautiful. I have YET to see anything that you decorate that has not truly been beautiful. Hugs and blessings to you.

  8. spring is beautiful just like your decorations.
    have a great day

  9. Your floral tea set is beautiful and my favorite. Thank you for sharing on #omhgww this week!
    Happy Spring!

  10. So many lovely Spring vignettes! That tea set is truly gorgeous -- love it. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

  11. Beautiful china, Fabby, prettily displayed! I LOVE your mother's gorgeous aqua dishes. Simply elegant! It's always interesting to hear about the differences in bloggers' climate. Where I live now in the Southeast US, we have 3 definite seasons, with a few days of actual winter. When I lived 500 miles north of here, we had 4 distinct seasons. I have to admit that I really miss the snow!


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