Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Christmas Winter Tablescape at the Bird House Dining Table

Stay, season of calm love and soulful snows!
~ from the poem To Winter by Claude McKay


 Do any of you remember my bird cage dining table  I made from a broken bird cage a few months back?  That was one of my most popular posts so click the link above it you'd like to see how it all came about.  Well, this table has  become one of my favorite pieces of furniture and sits at the center of one of the rooms in my shop. 

I envisioned something outside of  the traditional red and green color scheme for this setting.  I envisioned a tablescape of silver and white snowflakes and ice crystals with a little bit of soft, pale color added.  I've always liked periwinkle and in fact had a previous homes bedroom wall painted a very light shade of this color.   My  inspiration were these gorgeous, ever so light periwinkle / lavender  / purple transferware plates in the Asiatic Pheasants Pattern.    I think this is a beautiful pattern depicting pheasants fluttering amongst a lush floral bouquet.  They seemed to be a perfect match for the table.   These transferware plates are not the typical English pieces I include in my tablescapes,  rather they are Swedish and made by the firm Gustavsberg in the late 19th to early 20th century.  When I came across these a couple of years ago I could not resist buying them solely for the rare,  beautiful color they are.





Asiatic Pheasants is one of the most popular patterns ever produced.  So many potters used this pattern that it is still not known just how many companies did indeed produce wares in this design.    The list of known manufactures of this pattern is even more extensive. 

  Back to the table scape...I love, love, love to layer linens so layer one was a very light silver, almost white, organza table cloth.  Rather than traditional place mats I chose  white cotton/linen blend napkins with a silver ribbon sewn around the edges.  These were placed at an angle allowing the corners to hang over the table.  Next I added hand beaded silver chargers and then another clear beaded, metal charger over that.  This gave some glimmer I really wanted at the table.  I think that the beaded items, especially in silver, add light and airiness which gives a great visual impact.  

Next, of course came the plates. 
I chose to mix up the silverware.  I brought my Towle Stockholm from home and paired it with these pretty, white and silver salad forks which add another touch of supple elegance.  


Napkins are layered too...first is a white, jacquard poly blend under organza napkins that match the table topper.  The napkin rings match my chargers.

The etched goblets were on clearance a while back at Hobby Lobby.  
I love the second pic down with the candlelight shining through.


  At each setting I incorporated some pieces of Spode Mayflower ,which is another beautiful pattern in the same lilac/periwinkle shade as the plates but with hand painted roses in the center.  On each bread plate I placed these gorgeous, silver snowflake candles.  These ball candles come in a variety of colors from Zest Candles.  They're only a couple of dollars a piece.  


 Under each cup and saucer I placed a small wreath adorned with faux ice covered branches. 



To the backs of each chair, I tied matching wreaths with organza garland and a sprig of lilac to tie in the color scheme.



 My centerpiece is what originally was to be the top of the bird cage.  I decided to use it atop the table.  I wrapped three garlands around the cage top:   white and lavender floral, ice covered branches and more organza garland.  Underneath the cage topper I placed an additional beaded charger, plate and a large pillar candle.   throughout the garlands and over the table I placed an assortment of inexpensive, plastic snowflakes covered in glitter or metallic paint.






 
The crowning touch to the cage was draping a beaded wine bottle cover over the top.

 So many little ice crystals fell from the garland that I decided they'd be a welcome addition to the table and I scattered them all over it or allowed them to stay where they fell.

 This antique tureen dish is another perfect match for this table setting.






 Now then, if you find you're in want of some transferware, well you're in luck.  I'm giving one of my readers a $50 gift certificate to my Etsy shop, EnglishTransferware
I'm sure you all know the drill...but in case not, here are the rules for entering and ways to earn extra entries.

 1)  Visit my English Transferware shop and then come back and tell me in a comment what you'd choose to spend the $50 on.
2) Leave an additional comment by becoming a follower of this blog or if you are already a follower
3) Tweet, FB or post on your blog about this giveaway for another entry by leaving a comment with the link you've posted.
4) One more way to enter is by making any purchase from my shop between the time this post goes live (9:00 CST on 12/08) and the 15th of December.  You'll need to leave an additional comment with the order number.  So that is a total of four chances to win!  And as an added bonus to your purchase....every sale between now and the 15th will get 25% off IF you mention this post specifically.

I will use random.org to select the winner.  I will announce the winner next Wednesday night, the 15th of December.

Thanks for taking the time to read my posts and enter this giveaway.

~~~~~~~~~~
Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.  ~Laura Ingalls Wilder



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131 comments:

  1. Please enter me in the giveaway!!! I just love the red transfer-ware coffee pot with the vine and berries

    Thank you!!!

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  2. Oh I forgot I am also a follower!!

    Thanks!

    Suzann

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  3. This is stunning! Love those beaded chargers, colors are beautiful, centerpiece is lovely!! Put together just magnificently!!

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  4. Nancy, this is a stunning table. It really sparkles! I like the layers of linens and silver chargers. Everything you do is fabulous!
    I'm a long time follower of this beautiful blog. ~ Sarah

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  5. I have bookmarked this table. It's stunning and absolutely amazing. Wow. I follow...

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  6. Your tablescape is the most amazing one I have ever seen! So sparkly and gorgous! A wonderful winter wonderland!
    Your giveaway is so generous. I love all the different brown transferware plates.

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  7. i soooooooooo love your table, best one of the night, gorgeous, fresh, sparkly, just wonderful!

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  8. Oh my goodness, this is just the most gorgeous and creative table I think I've ever seen!! Those are all the words I can come up with. I love everything you did. Amazing!!

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  9. Hi Nancy, I actually love the Spode Mayflower that you featured. It's beautiful! I really like the square dish in your shop, but it's more than $50! All of it's so pretty. Thanks for the giveaway. Have a blessed Christmas. (By the way, I think you'd be a great decorator for weddings. This post is just lovely!)

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  10. Nancy,
    Great giveaway! I would choose the Mayflower pattern, as I a few pieces of it. I love that pattern!

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  11. Amazing table, Nancy!
    You're so kind to do the giveaway, not sure if it's worldwide, but I love the large plates in your shop.
    And I'm already a follower.

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  12. Oh My! It looks like a winter ice storm has come and sprinkled everything with a glaze of crystal beauty!

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  13. Oh my god, your blog looks so amazing and miraculousfor me, If I happily win, I would spend my 50$ on this unique English Square Cube Teapot Charlotte Blue Transferware -very stylish design!!!

    Thank you for the chance!

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  14. Following your blog!

    ksyshenka(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  15. I love the Black Transferware Shallow Bowl Plate Apple Blossoms Flowers!

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  16. I'm following via GFC

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  17. I would choose the Wedgwood Red Transferware Double Topiary in English Coffee Pot.
    traymona[at]aol.com

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  18. Hi Nancy, I was thrilled to see this tablescape! I have one of these plates and I loved how you put all the makers marks on display, and yet I couldn't find a match for my plate. It is similar but it says Gustafsberg on the area under the swirled line where on top it says Asiatic Pheasants. There is also a stamped mark without ink that says Gustafsberg 1913 with an anchor. Any ideas? Is that the year the plate was made? I would love to buy the entire set of plates!!! Is that too much to ask for Christmas? Your birdcage table must be so fun to do up! I love how it looks like an ice storm came to town and dumped ice and crystals all over the tower. Can you put tea lights inside (battery ones) to make it shine from the inside too? Its marvelous!

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  19. http://twitter.com/#!/carolinadreamz/statuses/12875208847265792 (Heidi @ withaz.net)

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  20. Ok girl, put me in for an extra entry because I just tweeted about your fab giveaway!

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  21. I follow your blog on Google Connect and in my Carolinadreamz.Collected.Info list. :) Heidi withaz.net

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  22. Hi Nancy,
    I ordered the Spode Mayflower cup and saucer from you for my sister! She is going to love it! It makes such a beautiful table setting!

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  23. I already have your ETSY shop marked as a FAVORITE.. so taking a look was EAZEEE.. I luv any of the greenpieces, but especially the "Green Transferware Covered Cheese Butter Dish Masons Vintage English" !

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  24. AND of course, Nancy, I already am a follower !
    I have your blog book marked!

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  25. Oh i got so excited about your generous give-a-way, I almost forgot to say how amazingly you made purple work for Christmas! GORGEOUS...

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  26. Wow. Your tablescape is stunning! And I am such a fan of purple. I love your layering tips and beautiful bling additions!

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  27. Wow, what a beautiful table!

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  28. gorgeous, follower, would love to have the red transferware topiary...LOVE THOSE. Receive your posts via email. Going to tweet this too and face bok....I really really want to win. Thanks for offering such a great giveaway. Happy Holidays

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  29. First I totally LOVEEEEEEEEE your tablescape. Than I adore your etsy store. Transferware is extremely rare in my country and the few pieces I own came with me from travels abroad or ebay international. So everything in your store is totally paradise for me. I would probably choose a platter, like Vintage Red Transferware Platter Apple Flower Blossoms.

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  30. Added your etsy store defenitely to my favs and will for sure follow your blog!

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  31. Nancy, you outdid yourself on this tablescape. It is visually exquisite! I want to jump out of my computer screen to sit at that table! Just love, love, love it! I am a follower of your blog and enter me in the give-a-way! I checked your Etsy shop and I would use the $50 for either the nesting hen and the bird cloche! I just loved these both. Thank you for the opportunity and Happy Holidays!

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  32. What a magical table! I love the wintery feel to it.

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  33. I love love love http://www.etsy.com/listing/40851516/purple-transferware-demitasse-cup-and and http://www.etsy.com/listing/57199818/blue-transfeware-tea-cup-and-saucer

    aimee(at)ravenholtonline.com

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  34. Your table is just beautiful! I want everything on it! Just lovely! Thank you for sharing!

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  35. ms(dot)verymarried(at)gmail(dot)com

    i want to win this! i want this so bad!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/37571829/purple-transferware-clarice-cliff-floral

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  36. Gorgeous table for the holidays! I would choose the Flow Blue Transferware Antique Blue Willow Small Platter or Tray England for my mother who collects Blue Willow items.
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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  37. Follower with GFC (oona)
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

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  38. Be still my heart!!!! Gorgeous.

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  39. Beautiful collection! So hard to pick just one :) But I know the "Vintage English Brown Transferware Honey Jam or Preserves Pot Castle Cattle Sheep" would be a welcome addition to our kitchen :)

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  40. I've just discovered your blog and am impressed!

    Great give-away! I would choose these cup and saucer in red transfer. It’s just perfect!
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/63342802/english-transferware-cup-and-saucer
    Thanks for the chance!
    Marta
    martaplayita at gmail dot com

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  41. I follow your blog via GFC
    martaplayita at gmail dot com

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  42. That is the most amazing table!! I love it!! Oh please do enter me into your give away!

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  43. Nancy, Exquisite tablescape!Love,love,love it! I am a follower of your blog so thank you for the opportunity to enter your give away! I love the Nesting Hen and the bird cloche! However, there are so many lovely items on your Etsy shop that any item would so me fine! Keep up the wonderful blog as I look forward to it!

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  44. Just stopping by to say Merry Christmas and everything is just beautiful and festive!! What a winter wonderland!

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  45. I love the purple scenic crescent bone dish.
    hrfarley at gmail dot com

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  46. The table is breathtakingly beautiful! I just love the added whimsy of the birdcage.

    I'm already your follower!

    Deborah in NC

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  47. Well, now, you have an extensive Etsy shop!!

    I would love to use %40 toward the antique green tureen with the underplate or the green butter/cheese holder.

    You have beautiful things!

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  48. Oh my word Nancy...this is the most spectacular table I've seen in a long time. I love it all.
    Great Giveaway too. Please enter me. I've been a Follower for a while now. I looked thru your Etsy site and I saw several Brownware plates I'd love to have. Now I have to get my fingers crossed and hope for a birthday miracle ;)

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  49. The beaded chargers are so very pretty!

    mystica123athotmaildotcom

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  50. Oh wow I love your products- so gorgeous!! There's a ton to choose from but I think I love the cow pitchers the most!

    I can't choose between this one:

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/56787624/polychrome-blue-transferware-charlotte?ga_search_query=cow&ga_search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5703616

    and this one:

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/37977249/cow-shaped-english-pitcher-blue-calico?ga_search_query=cow&ga_search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_5703616

    So I think I'd just have to get both!!

    Thanks for much for such a great giveaway- very generous!

    guinnesspaws(at)gmail(dot)com

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  51. I am a follower of your blog (Erin C)

    guinnesspaws(at)gmail(dot)com

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  52. I have shared this on facebook!

    http://www.facebook.com/#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=151234148258327&id=589666045


    guinnesspaws(at)gmail(dot)com

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  53. Gorgeous table scape! I love this:
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/38202735/vintage-red-transferware-pitcher-spring
    fingers are crossed!

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  54. Love the Watteau Red Transferware Plate Victorian Minstrels

    Christie C
    dctm at bellsouth dot net

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  55. Hi Nancy. I didn't realize you were the one with the birdcage table! It's amazing, icy, exotic, classic you really hit a homerun. I'm so glad you linked this up.

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  56. Oh, Nancy - so icy and beautiful!!

    - The Tablescaper

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  57. This may be the most beautiful table I've ever seen! Love the way you have layered all of the elements.

    I love the red pieces, especially the Charlotte Crean Pitchers and the Wall Collections.

    I am a follower and intend to post an announcement. Thanks for the opportunity to win this lovely gift.

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  58. Wow! You have a lot of transferware! Makes for a hard decision, but I really love the English Staffordshire Aesthetic Black Transferware Platter!

    Thanks..wishing everyone the best of luck ヅ

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  59. What a beautiful table! Love the wreaths! I am a follower ヅ

    Shabby hugs..xo..Dawn~Shabby Chatue

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  60. I'm also adding your link to my FB business/fan page ヅ

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  61. Link posted! http://www.facebook.com/pages/shabbychatue/125704280796543

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  62. Oh my goodness, what an amazing giveaway. I love these pictures and of course the items that you are selling on Etsy!
    It's so difficult to choose! Maybe these?
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/51743067/brown-transferware-plate-horse-cart
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/63312898/vintage-brown-floral-transferware-plate
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/63310464/brown-english-transfer-ware-plate-scenic
    I am absolutely in awe of the art!
    Thanks!

    khrisocubillo at yahoo dot com

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  63. I've been following your blog for a couple of months now. I follow via gfc as khrista porcadilla.
    Ps: I love that quote. Thanks for sharing it!

    khrisocubillo at yahoo dot com

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  64. http://twitter.com/#!/bellekhris/status/13093349422534656
    Here's my tweet.

    khrisocubillo at yahoo dot com

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  65. At least for today, my favorite item in your shop would have to be the lavendar Asiatic Pheasant in your post. Magnificent. Cherry Kay

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  66. I've been a happy follower for some time now. Always a good journey to visit your post. Cherry Kay

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  67. A second comment to let you know I am a follower. And so glad of it!

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  68. I have posted your button on my sidebar with a title announcing your giveaway!

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  69. Oh Sweetie I don't think I've ever enjoyed a table setting more! You have the magic touch and I so appreciate you taking such gorgeous photos so we could be inspired!
    I've never visited you before and I'm just tickled to have found you!
    xoxo
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  70. What a gorgeous table you've created...I could spend the morning looking at your beautiful shimmery layers & details! Magical!

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  71. OMG! The beauty of this table...if I was invited, I would sit and be satisfied with just my empty plate! It's stunning. I am a follower! Terry

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  72. The vast assortment that you have on etsy is amazing! I am partial to transferware and love sugar bowls, plates and tureens. Please count me in on the giveaway. And thank you. Terry

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  73. I just love these little jars!

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/56831743/spode-black-transferware-jam-pot-mustard

    rosiebud63 at hotmail dot com

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  74. Your table is gorgeous!!! Merry Christmas!
    ~ Julie

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  75. I love THIS: Red Transferware Teapot Staffordshire with Mountains Castle, although many other pieces are also lovely, lovely, lovely...

    elizabethglassturner (at) gmail (dot) com

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  76. I'm a follower! :)

    elizabethglassturner (at) gmail (dot) com

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  77. I would get the Vintage Black Transferware Coffee Pot Basket of Fruits for my husband! He would love it!
    jinglesells at gmail dot com

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  78. Nancy, you really outdid yourself this time. That tablescape is absolutely stunning. It's like nothing I have ever seen before and everything I've always dreamed of!
    I would like to know how do you keep the fake ice from crumbling everywhere and onto the floor. This is one of my favorite things to decorate with as well, but it fall all over the place! I have piles of it on the floor right now from some "iced" greenery I hung up last night.

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  79. I'd get the bunny toothbrush holder! So cute!!
    abigail.lee {at} gmail.com


    http://www.etsy.com/listing/46677677/brown-transferware-bunny-rabbit

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  80. Stunning table array and that bird cage table is fantastic. Thank you for sharing such beautiful ideas.

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  81. Oh my goodness! What a stnningly elegant tablescape you have done...it's so beautiful that it could go perfect even for a wedding any time I think...I have a daughter that might get married next year and I will definetelly do round tables like this. Congratulations, it's gorgeous! Visit me at my blog too, you're welcome to.
    Merry Christmas to you and God bless.
    FABBY

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  82. Beautiful tablescape! Love your blog and shop! I would get this plate :
    http://www.etsy.com/listing/53059005/watteau-red-transferware-plate-victorian

    Thanks!
    stephcrs339 at gmail dot com

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  83. WOW!!! This table setting is absolutely Stunning!! I am a follower and love your blog!

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  84. From your shop.... probably red transferware!! LOVE IT!! I just wish I had some extra money to take advantage of your offer now but I am scraping pennies for my daughter's present!

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  85. Beautiful tablescape, just lovely!!! Put me in for the giveaway....I am already a follower and love your etsy shop....let's see.....I like the brown cheese keeper, the brown jam/perserves jar, the red small bowl and pitcher set, numerous platters, and some plates...oh my!!! hugs...cleo

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  86. I am fine really. Don't worry about all the squealing and ooohing that you must be hearing...eventually I will settle down. Girl, that table is stunning, just stunning. From the birdcage to those chargers to the centerpiece....ohhhhhh, I have worn myself out with all this excitement!!

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  87. I LOVE this post. So much eye candy. Just beautiful! I'd use the $50 for some of those precious transferware topiaries!

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  88. Oh Wow! This is so gorgeous! It is like a winter wonderland! Amazing!

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  89. Oh, this lavender is so gorgeous. I would love the Black Paisley Transferware Platter though! There is a lavender plate that I might have to have as well for my dresser.

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  90. I would like the Purple Transferware Tonquin Roses Salt & Pepper Shakers! Beautiful!!

    maryleebythesea(at)gmail(dot)com

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  91. I would spend the $50.00 on red transferware, I love that one in particular.
    Hugs, Cindy

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  92. And...I am now a follower, thanks for the chance to join this wonderful Giveaway!
    Hugs, Cindy

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  93. Stunning....simply stunning adore it all x

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  94. I've followed your blog & enjoyed your posts for quite a while now. I love transferware & collect it when I can find a piece that fits into my budget. Even so, my own collection is small & I must say I envy yours very much. If I won the $50 I would probably purchase some of the black or brown transferware as I already have more of the red & blue patterns & would love to add to the other two colections. I use the black in my dining room where I have black & white toile wallpaper on 2 walls & chartreuse green painted stripes on the other 2! Believe it or not it looks great. The brown I use in my son's bedroom. He's not quite loving it but he's leaving soon & I love it in there. Thanks for the opportunity & I so enjoy your blog.

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  95. I love the red black and brown transferware pieces.

    Cheri

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  96. I follow.
    I am finishing up my post but wanted to let you know that you are my FEATURED BLOGGER THIS WEEK.

    Cheri

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  97. It is always such a pleasure to visit your blog! It is not only a feast for the eyes, but I always learn something I didn't know. I have longed for some purplish transferware for the longest time! This Asiatic Pheasant is one of my favorite patterns, as I have a great fondness for birds. What a beautiful table -- I would love to visit your shop.

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  98. I would use the gift certificate to buy the Vintage Red Charlotte Cow creamer. I have always wanted of of these to go with my red transferware dinnerware. Love your site. You have such a lovely way of displaying your passion.

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  99. Beautiful

    Hopping!

    Newest follow on GFC, Follow back at
    http://www.closertolucy.blogspot.com/

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  100. I love the Green Transferware Covered Cheese Butter Dish Masons Vintage English!

    animalcrackers@gmail.com

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  101. Nancy, I don't think I have seen such a more beautiful and ethereal looking post before! This is exquisite. I love the layering, the accessories, the china! wow- I could go on and on.... You've inspired me to host a party for the SIL's next month with an "icy" theme. I'll never rival your perfection, but I'll make an gallant effort. ~ Sue

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  102. where does one start to describe your talent--unable to find the words-everything you touch is pure perfection. i could come and live at your store, and if i ever get to tulsa i am driving the suv and doing some serious damage to my debt card. i would choose anything blue and white-i never knew about the pattern you have featured, love at first site. i am a follower and have you listed as a blog i follower on mine.YOUR BLOG IS THE BEST!!!

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  103. Maybe these candle holders. http://nancysdailydish.blogspot.com/2010/12/ice-ice-birdie-tablescape-at-bird-house.html
    So hard to choose!
    lirpaskoorb@gmail.com

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  104. I follow you with GFC. April
    lirpaskoorb@gmail.com

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  105. I blogged. http://concreteandnailpolish.blogspot.com/2010/12/weekly-giveaway-roundup_13.html
    lirpaskoorb@gmail.com

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  106. That has got to be the most beautiful table setting I have ever seen! So elegant!

    Somehow I came across your blog and I would love to enter your give-away.

    I went to your Etsy and here are the following items that make my heart sing:

    Spode Copeland Mayflower Lilac Lavender Transferware Cup and Saucer with Pink Roses

    Spode Mayflower Vintage English Purple Periwinkle Lilac Transferware Plate with Pink Roses

    Periwinkle Lavender Asiatic Pheasants Antique Transferware Plates Birds and Roses

    Spode Copeland Mayflower Lilac Lavender Transferware Plate with Pink Roses

    I know you said to pick one, but it's so hard when they are so so beautiful!

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  107. I am now proudly following your beautiful blog !

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  108. Wow what a great tablescape, love your site. I would love to have the Olive Green Scrolled Leaf & Vice border Ironstone.New Follower

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  109. I would probably put it towards the absolutely beautiful- Black Paisley Transferware Platter England Large 16 inches.
    I love finding Tulsa blogs/Etsy shops! Your tablescapes are so impressive!

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  110. I love all of your beautiful china...especially the large platter with for Thanksgiving! But this caught my eye...Flow Blue Transferware Antique Blue Willow Small Platter or Tray England and would look pretty in my blue kitchen! ♥

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  111. wow - so many to choose from! I love the Vintage English Brown Transferware Honey Jam or Preserves Pot Castle Cattle Sheep
    june_spirit2628 at hotmail dot com

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  112. Flow Blue Transferware Antique Blue Willow Small Platter. That was a difficult task. Big store and nice selection.
    I like this platter very much but if I won I may just pay it forward. I had never heard of this type of art until I happened by here. Thank you.
    If anyone at all would like to join me for a huge handmade promo, I welcome your crafts with open arms.
    Laurie
    geneveve2 at gmail dot com
    http://grandma-sez-so.blogspot.com/2010/12/crafters-put-your-store-in-spotlight.html

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  113. Seriously, if I'm not too late, I'd like to enter your giveaway! I just found you via It's So Very Cheri and came right over to see this post and found a giveaway as well! I looked at your shop and love the transferware! I particularly liked the "Red Transferware Platter Children Church Travelers Horses Roses" from all that I viewed. Enjoyed the purple/lavender as well as the teal, too! I haven't gotten to see the brown yet. It's all lovely! I even discovered that I have a piece of the red (I believe!) And your tablescape is gorgeous!

    Leslie Anne
    lilacsandviolets1@yahoo.com

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  114. Nancy -
    This table is delightful. I have this pattern and I love it. This reminded me that I have never posted a table with these dishes. Must do that. I have some of the most unique serving pcs. with mine. I have lots of it hanging on walls, too. Thanks for a beauty!
    Linda @ A Toile tale

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  115. Hi Nancy,
    Once again an amazing table with the most beautiful china! I love the birdhouse table too.

    Carolyn

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  116. What beautiful photos. You are so creative.

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  117. I missed the birdhouse table -- that's beautiful and so creative! Love this gorgeous table setting!

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  118. Mystique, elegance, vintage... those are some of the words came to mind upon seeing this awesome Christmas table decorations and setting. i love the touch and feeling it expresses. I laud you for the talent in designing this setting. Lovely!

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