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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Pink and White Checks

I found this pink and checked table cloth at a local sale and I wanted to photograph it before taking it to the shop.  I love the refreshing colors of this.  They are so soft and feminine.  I paired the tablecloth with my pink and white china and my little ice cream bowls.  The little cloche in the middle of the table is hand painted and was part of the Dorothy Thorpe tableware back in the 60's.  Unfortunately I don't have the bottom piece so I use a pretty hand painted plate with it.

 I stopped at a wonderful little cupcake shop called A Sweet Design near our home so I could put something delicious on the table and they had macaroons.  I think they are so pretty.  I just added the salt water taffy because it was pink and white.
 There is no maker's mark on the rose china so I can't tell you who it is made by.  This is just an accumulation of pretty pieces I have collected for years.
 I can tell you the tiny soup bowl and saucer are by Haviland.  I only have four of these.  These are my favorites.  Aren't they beautiful?  They are paper thin and very fragile.
 A Sweet Design does make lovely cupcakes.  Thanks for visiting.
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Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

The whole table looks delicious, Maggie {cupcakes included}! I don't think I've ever seen a pink check tablecloth before and it is just so pretty. I love this whole table and would be quite happy to sit at a table like this.

Sparkle and Co said...

That's beautiful!!! That makes me salivate! Bravo!

Lynda Bergman Decorative Artisan said...

So beautiful, Maggie!
In south Texas, my clients just love the "tuscany", "old world" and "mexican" decor and colors. But, I do love pink!

NanaDiana said...

What a beautiful table cloth and the whole setting is just gorgeous. Love it all!! xo Diana

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Pink perfection!

Anonymous said...

Oh Maggie I wish I were closer- would love to have a tea party with you- you make such a beautiful table!!! Your pieces of china are so lovely and those cupcakes look so delish!

bee blessed

Nothing But Blue Skies... said...

It looks so pretty, Maggie!!!

Those sweets look super tempting too, plus you always do such a fabulous job tablescaping!


Donna said...

How pretty, Maggie! I love how you have pulled so many different pieces together! It's so much more interesting that way, I think! And I am drooling over those macaroons:)

Pat C. said...

That is just about the prettiest table I've ever seen! I love the combination of the checkered tablecloth with the floral china--they are perfect complements to each other. And what yummy-looking sweets! xoxo

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

Hi Maggie,

It's gorgeous and delicious looking!!! I want to attend one of your outdoor tablescape parties.


Tablescapes By Diane said...

Hi lovely lady.
What a lovely Tablescape you have put together..You know I love your Gorgeous dishes..I'm sure your guests were delight to be in your home and enjoy this lovely setting. Beautiful colors, accented with your Beautiful pink and white Tablecloth! I hope you have a wonderful week with your family, and thanks so much for your sweet comments.
XXOO Diane

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Oh my, it really is so pretty. Your pink floral china is stunning and the little pink bowls are perfect. Those cupcakes look devine, I would love one please. Beautifully done and thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Wow Maggie! This table is so fabulous and perfectly pretty! I adore pink...it's my favourite colour! The dishes, the tablecloth, the cupcakes...all lovely! Have a wonderful week! Angie xo

The Porcelain Rose said...

Just beautiful! Perfectly pink!
I LOVE to mix and match vintage rose china.
Just wonderful.

Patty said...

Love your pink tablescape! Everything is just lovely. The dishes, cupcakes, taffy, everything! Have you liked with Pink Saturday before - this sure qualifies!

Unknown said...

Belle table

Gina said...

Gorgeous pink tablescape! I love the soup bowls & saucers. They are so elegant & pretty.

Marlis said...

Maggie, great table. I love pink and white and you did this up so perfectly. Your sweet cream soups are just priceless. The macroons and cupcakes are perfect with our table. xo marlis

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Oh My Gosh. I am such a sucker for pink that I had to come right over. What a beautiful table you have set. Love the soup bowls with their sweet handles too. I am drooling over your fancy white chairs. If you ever get bored of them let me know:>)
I believe this is my first visit here. I am now a follower.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

allisamazing said...

I love pink and the tablecloth is gorgeous! I would love that in my home and your table is beautiful!

Shabby Brocante, Karen said...

Just dreamy! I am happy to be a new follower!