Sunday, April 29, 2012

Ruffled Tulips

Today I was going to do another neutral tablescape and then I stopped at Costco and found these incredible ruffled tulips in red and yellow.  Well, I just had to bring them home.

Just about everything on this table I have shared with you before.  I am just mixing it up for this vignette.  The red charger plates came from Tuesday Morning years ago as did the yellow plates and the red goblets.  The red items are seasonal and you can find them around Christmastime.  The lemonade decanter is kept in our kitchen nook all year long more for decorative purposes than functional.  The red flatware is also from Tuesday Morning.  It's my daughter's, but she lets me use it from time to time.
 The ruffled tablecloth was a splurge from Julie O'Keefe's Home and Garden in La Canada, California.  Great for spring and summer dining.  I made the napkin rings out of silk geraniums and curtain loops covered in floral tape.
 It's bright and cheery and ready for summer.
 Vintage hemstitched napkins are always a classic.
 I love the strong shades of red against the sunny yellows on the table.  A very striking color combination, don't you think?
 A great layered look.
 Thanks for stopping by.  I love your visits.
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Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Maggie! Love the red and yellow combo. I have that same tablecloth and I just love it with all its ruffles!

Bliss said...

I'm pretty sure you have never shared those dipped strawberries with me before. I would remember drooling.


NanaDiana said...

Beautiful tablescape. Love the tulips and I absolutely adore that ruffled covering on the table. xo Diana

Ivy and Elephants said...

What a beautiful setting. And this you just pulled together?! Amazing!
The red and yellow is just perfect. Isn't nature the best inspiration? Thanks for sharing this spot of beauty with us.
Big hugs,

Jann Olson said...

The tulips are lovely, but the entire tablescape is gorgeous! I am a bit jealous of your tablecloth. I'm certain it's one I wanted so badly at a store near my home. It was quite pricey and I just couldn't bring myself to purchase it. It was the last one and I'm certain that it sold. I have regretted it ever since. Visiting from House in the Roses. Now following you. I have a linky party, Share Your Cup Thursday. I would love if you would share this later this week.

Suffia said...

Everything is just so beautiful. Love the tulips.

Jennelise said...

What a beautiful table! I love the bright colors! Tulips always make me think of spring :)

Renee said...

Very pretty, love the yellow and red.

✿ⒹⒺⒺ✿@ A Lapin Life said...

Oh wow Maggie! Your tablescape is gorgeous!!!

karen@somewhatquirky said...

Maggie this table is gorgeous. You had great inspiration with those exquisite tulips.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Oh your table is just outstanding! I love the ruffles,the flowers, the china and mix of colors!
What a pretty, pretty table!

Tanya@takesix said...

Oh I love the red and yellow together. Everything is beautiful. Sure glad you found those tulips!! :)

Tricia said...

So gorgeous, Maggie! Those tulips are stunning -- and the pretty table you've set to show them off does them justice! Love the ruffled tablecloth as a base for the bright red and yellow color scheme.

SwedishCorner-DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Beautiful! Love the tablecloth :)
Greetings from Australia♥

Chubby Chieque said...

OMG! pls bring me where you purchased your tablecloth. I really in need and it's badly §;-) I am not kidding. If you know where to purchase and can send to Sweden, let me know thanks.

Happy TS and have a great week-end.

Sarah said...

Everything about your table makes me smile. The ruffled tulips are fabulous, and the ruffled table cloth is beyond charming. Thanks for sharing this wonderful table, Maggie.

Debby S. said...

OH MY! Just love the color combo! This is truly wonderful!

Alycia Nichols said...

I was just admiring some fringed tulips in one of my Paula Pryke floral books this morning! These are so pretty!!! The variegated kind are always the prettiest! I love how you utilized the colors to create this really fresh and vibrant table!!! SO pretty! Great lemonade dispenser, too!!!