Wednesday, January 11, 2012

FABBY: A Winner and Tablescape!

   THE WINNER OF MY FIRST  "blogaversary giveaway" is Jacqueline of PURPLE CHOCOLATE HOME!!   Thank you all dear friends for coming by and signing up and specially to the ladies that followed me, although it wasn't a must.  Dear Beverly, from Pink Saturday has just announced the winner, for which I'm so terribly happy for you Jacqueline.  Please Jacqueline send me via mail your address so I can next week send you your gift.  Thank you. 
A thousand thanks dear Beverly for helping me out  announcing it at Pink Saturday with my first giveaway. 

  I was inspired to do this tablescape for January with my beautiful  German vintage, hand decorated in pink roses, urn; some of you might remember hubby gave me for Mother's Day 2011.  
 And here you have it... my January 2012 table with my Spanish organza lace tablecloth, I used a pink one underneath it.  This urn is vintage German and hand decorated with pretty pink roses.
 I used my pink Polish water goblets, paired with my Mil's French wine ones.
 I used in this table my cobalt blue chargers because my Mil's antique china has pink and blue flowers in the pattern as you can see it here, on the dinner plate.

The napkin rings I used today are white ones with a blue butterfly on top. They were made by us too.
 I also used my  tea set on my tablescape as it blended nicely with the china and I kind of like to mix chinas a little.
My buffet is decorated for a while, liable to change, with my Christmas presents.  The two big and great cloches are my daughter's I just loved them, as I never had ones as big as this two.  I placed my Chinese figurine ladies holding a bird, they are also part of the things I love....and in the center, hubby's gift, the beautiful silver, fowl cover dome.
The pretty oriental lamp with the dragon is an antique, as once it was a vase that was my Mil's wedding present.  My husband had it made into a lamp at our Ceramic co., since we did make ceramic and porcelain lamps back then also.
The buffet arrangement is done on top of my mother's, hand crochet runner, which is part of a set with a tablecloth for 12, a larger runner for the dinner table, a mat for the bread basket and a tray mat.  She crocheted for me about 25 years ago, I think.
 Those cute little flower vases were made at our past ceramic co. and the flowers were formed by hand. People bought them for girl Christenings, for First Communion, favors.
 A shot from the top so you can appreciate the lace center of the tablecloth.  Had I been tall enough you could probably see the four place settings, lol...
I made this tablescape with my Mil's antique china that I love, using my cobalt blue chargers, that were made at our former ceramic co.  This two elements are my main inspiration for my first January, pink and blue "regular" tablescape...although I did the one with the Three Kings, but that one was still a Christmas holiday table.

Thank you to the wonderful friends for your lovely, kind and generous comments, I do appreciate them so much, and to the gracious ladies that host such fab and fun parties, too.


Here are some of the parties I will be linking to:

What's it Wednesday  at:
Tablescape Thursday at:
Vintage Thingies Thursday at:
Open House Party at:
Delightfully Inspiring Thursday at:
Miss Spencer's Tea Cup Thursday at:
It's a Party at:
Feather your Nest Friday at:
Vintage Inspiration Friday at:
Home Sweet Home Friday at:
Pinterest Feature Friday at:
Pot Pourri Friday at:
Friday Unfold at:
Inspiration Friday at:  http://thepicketfence.blogspotcom/
Beverly's Pink Saturday at:
Seasonal Sunday at:
Sally for Blue Monday at:
Masterpiece Monday at:
Show Off your Cottage Monday at:
Tabletop Tuesday at:
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday at:
Knick of Time Tuesday at:
Trish for Tea Party Tuesday at: