Tuesday, September 9, 2014

FABBY: My Kitchen has Fallen

Hello sweet friends!

I decorated my kitchen for Fall specially cause mother comes for lunch and spends every Wednesday with Alejandro and me.

I've set a table for three, plus the Fall décor my mom loves and reminds her of Astoria-Queens, NY, in the Fall, which is my home town. 

Fall is our favorite time of year where there is a four season climate and here where we live is right now chilly, but for most it feels like Fall, so yes, I feel really ready, lol!

Ok, here is my Fall Kitchen.

I fixed a lunch table for mother who always comes for lunch and to spend the day with Alejandro and me every Wednesday for many years.

The table in our kitchen nook is sort of a butcher block and I kept it from our country home, some 34 years ago... so it's 'almost' vintage now, hehehe

I love that warm rustic look it gives to our kitchen, but I do need to have it sand down and fixed those opened slits caused by so many years of use.

I bought two rustic ceramic pumpkins for $2.50 each; like this green one and the other in a gold tone, at your upper right hand.

I found them in the 'folkloric-art fair' sale the other day.

I also found this adorable wooden tool box in the fair for $12.

Mother loves soup and the custom here is a bigger lunch, starting with a soup and a second meat dish, since dinner is  very light.

Some of you might remember I bought this great shell-roos back in May when we went around the coastal region of Ecuador.

My tool box is done up with gourds and little pumpkins, blue and white dishes and red teacups, and the flatware is inside antique pewter teapot.

The burnt orange, 'straw-shawl' hand made place mats were also bought back at our May vacation. They are hand made little daisy's.

I love the ceramic rustic pumpkins, though!

Looks like the rooster flew up to here now, lol..

The yellow and green ceramic pumpkin in the corner of the sink; is the other one I found at the 'folkloric-art market.'

A very old tarnished pitcher is now my flower vase.

English-Staffordshire red teapot for some tea with dessert.

I love the blue and white transferware dishes paired with the burnt orange place mats.

Thank you for visiting me sweet friends, as your comments always make my day!

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


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  1. I love the mix of materials and colors, Fabby. I really like the blue & white transferware with the orange placemats...and what cute placemats they are. It is looking a lot like Fall there, Fabby. I bet your mother loves it! xo Diana

  2. Hello Fabby. Your kitchen table looks lovely with the blue and white transfer ware and the sweet daisy placemats. They could pass for sunflowers too I think. :) I love the orange and blue combo. It's so nice your mother joins you each Wednesday for lunch. Blessings, Pam

  3. What a lovely view you have of the city and the mountains. I love the teapot, the vase, the place mats and of course, my favorite season is also Fall. Enjoy the time with your mother.
    JM, Illinois U.S.A.

  4. What a lovely view you have of the city and the mountains. I love the teapot, the vase, the place mats and of course, my favorite season is also Fall. Enjoy the time with your mother.
    JM, Illinois U.S.A.

  5. Love it. So sweet to have your mum come over! It looks like you have a great view! I love your kitchen table. The use of Blue with the orange is great! I love the placemats. And the tool box. I want one! So beautiful.
    I am so glad you linked so I can come back over and over and enjoy!
    Have a great Wednesday!

  6. Love it. So sweet to have your mum come over! It looks like you have a great view! I love your kitchen table. The use of Blue with the orange is great! I love the placemats. And the tool box. I want one! So beautiful.
    I am so glad you linked so I can come back over and over and enjoy!
    Have a great Wednesday!

  7. Bonjour ma chère Fabby,

    Je pense que ta maman a beaucoup de chance de pouvoir partager ses déjeuners avec toi et ton époux tous les mercredis. Tu les agrémentes à chaque fois sans doute de fantaisie.
    Elle doit être fière d'une fille qui à l'art de mettre en valeur une maison et une table.
    Cette dernière que tu nous dévoiles à une touche très automnale avec ces couleurs orangées. J'aime ce bleu des assiettes qui vient trancher et apporter une note joyeuse comme pour dire "non l'été n'est pas encore terminé" !
    Merci pour ce très joli billet.

    Gros bisous ☼

  8. Beautiful tablescape...The rooster is also very regal.
    Betty @ My Cozy Corner

  9. I adore this tablescape!! The flower placemats are my favorite touch of all. But I really love all the colors you combined. It makes me smile!

  10. This is so very pretty, love the mix of dishes and the place mats. And that tool box....what a great find!!!
    Fall has arrived at your place!!

  11. Fabby, your kitchen looks amazing! Beautiful Fall decor! Take care, my friend. Hugs, Maria

  12. Good morning, Fabby! What a nice kitchen you have! I really like the kitchen table as it is. It has a really "loved" and used look which is what I really like. It reminds me of my paternal grandparents' farm. When we sat down to that table, we knew good food made with love was coming!

    Your placemats are so pretty. They have a happy look! Perfect color for fall, too!

    I just love it that your Mom comes to lunch every week. Those are good times you will always remember and cherish.

    Have a beautiful day!

  13. Oh I love this Fabby! Love the mix with the oranges and blues. Most of all I love the tool box! I have a handled box but never put it to good use- this gives me ideas!

  14. You've blended textures and colors beautifully! What a lovely setting for your lunch.

  15. I love it all. The handmade daisies are so pretty and that wooden tool box caught my eye! Love the blue and white dishes too. You always do such a beautiful tablescape. How sweet that your mom comes to have lunch with you on Wednesdays. What a great tradition. Thanks for sharing today. This truly gave me a smile! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  16. Gabby, your "Fallen" table is lovely, as is the tradition of your mother having a standing lunch date every Wednesday! I love your ceramic pumpkins, and all of that gorgeous transferware! I was just telling my husband, that I'll be Autumn-mizing our house this weekend! I guess it's time to put away the summer pillows, and beachy decorations. I'm trying to focus on the good things Fall brings, like pumpkin bread and Honey Crisp apples. And now you've inspired me to decorate a bit for the season.

  17. I can imagine your mother's delight on arriving to find that fall has arrived in time for lunch! It's all so very pretty, and I love how you use your transferware with the fall vignettes.

  18. Everything is so posh and fab! Lovely lovely decorations and table settings =) #ww

  19. You 'scared ' me with that post title Fabby! Glad your kitchen has 'fallen' in a great way!

  20. Dearest Fabby,
    Lovely fall table setting for your dear Mother's lunch with both of you.
    So glad to see that gorgeous shell rooster back once again! WOW, that is so fabulous.
    And so are your ceramic roosters and the tool box and... and...!
    Sending you hugs and blessings,

  21. This is lovely and the blue china reminds me of my Grandmother


  22. This is so pretty, Fabby! Your Fall accents are lovely! Love the orange against the blue and white! Your kitchen is so warm and inviting!

  23. I love your your table scape. Just lovely. I found your lovely blog on I Gotta Create link party. Have a great week.

  24. ahhh, as always, this table is adorable. The placemats are show-stoppers...just stunning.
    How blessed to have your mama with you, Fabby...and having her over every Wed. is precious.

  25. If I had your kitchen I wouldn't do any cooking... I'd just play tablescaper ahahahahah
    Lovely table to enjoy a blessed tradition where all that come before and the new mingle and share and perpetuate what you are.
    Blessings and congratulations (I loved the story of the table, Fabby!).

  26. Yes Fabby as always your table looks amazing. It too love the placemats. I hope you had a wonderful time with your Mom. Take care and enjoy today and the weekend.


  27. My dear sweet Fabby....Wonderful presentation.So colourful.Lovely kitchen and I admire the way you have arranged all the things.Table mats are pretty along with all those gorgeous collection of yours.Hope you had a wonderful time with your mother. love sujatha..:)

  28. I love your "fallen" kitchen. Those placement are so cute and really give your table a pop of fall-ness!

  29. I have always liked blue and orange together...very sharp looking table, Fabby!
    Cute rooster.
    Have a wonderful weekend.

  30. Gorgeous table Fabby! I love the combination of blue and orange!! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  31. I love handmade daisies. What a view you have, Fabby!

  32. I love it! I am not ready for fall but love the color inspirations.

  33. Fabby,
    What a pleasant Fall tablescape you've set for your husband, Mother and you, dear one!!!
    I adore the blue and white with the pops of orange! Those "folk~art" pumpkins are charming, indeed!!!
    The sunlight that streams through your kitchen windows is breathtaking!
    Warm and inviting!!!

  34. Hello Fabby! What lovely photos. Your kitchen is so inviting. It must be so nice to have your mom over for lunch regularly- how blessed. Have a relaxing weekend,
    Shawn :)

  35. Good Morning Fabby, Autumn is slowly but surely edging it's way towards us, here in England as well.
    As always, your table settings are lovely and your mother must really enjoying sharing a meal with you, as you always present such a lovely table.
    I love the red Staffordshire tea pot, perfect for pouring a cup of tea.... and the handmade burnt orange straw shawl placemats are lovely.
    As always, it is a pleasure to visit you.
    Have a wonderful weekend Fabby.
    Best Wishes to you.

  36. I love the blue and white transferware paired up with orange, striking! Yo tambien estaba acostumbrada a almuerzos de sopa y seco, pero ahora que tengo q cocinar es solo uno! :) Thanks for stopping by Fabby, have a great weekend!

  37. Hi Sweetie.
    I chose your post as my favorite from last weeks Fabulous Fall linky party. I featured your Fabulouse blog in my post today.
    I will have a button ready tomorrow (I hope) that you can post on your sidebar. I really enjoyed meeting you. I noticed your Fall post from last year. Feel free to link it at the party.
    The party goes 'till the end of the month! I'd love you to link again! Blessings,

  38. Love your beautiful Fall touches in the Kitchen!! I adore that you added them to your Red and blue transferware dishes!! The placemats are so sweet!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by and for always taking the time to leave such a sweet comment....


  39. Your shell "Roo" looks like he is about to eat one of those cute little gourds in your new tool box. I love the burnt orange with the blue transferware. The kitchen looks lovely with the fall decor brightening up the table. Have a wonderful week..... Candy

    PS: I posted my new tablescape using my pretty new placemats. They look so lovely with my brown and white plates.

  40. Hi Fabby,

    You're so fortunate to have your mother for lunch every week. I love your blue and white transferware, but those fall touches sure make them pop!

    Thanks for playing today.

    Happy Blue Monday!

  41. It's always so much fun to see your tablescapes, Fabby! Those straw flower placemats are so perfect with your blue dishes and really tie the theme of Fall together. What a lovely tradition you have with your Mother visiting every Wednesday. That is just so special. Mr. Roo is gorgeous in all his "shell" adornments -- very unusual!

  42. Beautiful! Pinned. We appre­ci­ate you being a part of our party. I hope to see you tonight at 7 pm. We love to party with you! http://loulougirls.blogspot.com
    Happy Mon­day! Lou Lou Girls

  43. I just love everything about this setting. I love the fall and country feel. The colors look great. I love the view you have. You are such a remarkable woman and so very lucky.

    Hugs from Iowa,

  44. Loving your Fall look. Great combination of colors Fabby. That roo is darling. The queen of dishes... That view picture is awesome. Happy Fall dear Fabby. xo

  45. Great tablescape. I love the view. Thanks for sharing with Adorned From Above's Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

  46. Fabby, I love the combination of the blue and orange. Great place mats, and love your rooster. Everything looks so pretty. I think your table is wonderful and would grab it up in an antique store. laurie

  47. Oh Fabby, everything is so beautiful. I love your toolbox and it looks amazing filled with all your lovely dishes and fall goodies. Greatest view out that window too. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me.

  48. Beautiful pairing of colors - love the transferware, Fabby! Gorgeous tablescape! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

  49. Your kitchen has fallen in the most beautiful way, Fabby! Love all the sweet little touches that make it feel warm and homey, like the copper molds and the rolling pin. LOL I notice EVERYTHING!!! Love it!

  50. Love your transferware and the vintage tool box! Your fall touches are beautiful !

  51. Hello Fabby,

    I love your gorgeous view. You have moved into fall with gorgeous colors and a spectacular setting. The red transferware is my favorite. How wonderful that you get to spend time with your mother. Mine lives too far away to enjoy such sweet moments.



  52. Always a beautiful table at your house! Love the tableware and the dishes. It's so nice that you have this special time with your Mom.


  53. Absolutely gorgeous tablescape! I will be featuring your post in this week's A Return to Loveliness,

  54. Fabby your Fall tablesetting looks beautiful...love the orange flower placemats paired with the blue transferware...so pretty!


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