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Blue and Orange Thanksgiving Table & Documentary Released Tomorrow!

Would you combine the bold colors of orange and blue for your Thanksgiving table?

Blue and Orange are opposites on the color wheel,
which means they are complementary to one another.

So I say why not?  

Do you think George and Martha were opposites?

After all, don't opposites attract?

I think so

Trevor would love a blue and orange Thanksgiving doubt about that.

 Would you, or would you not set your Thanksgiving table with such vivid colors?

Tomorrow, November 12th, is the big day!  Etsy will release the documentary short featuring me/my shop and I'll be featured on their blog.   I'll post links as soon as I have them!


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  1. I absolutely love how the two colors make the table sparkle! I would so totally do the same thing. Bsides we're in Denver and those are Bronco colors!

  2. Beautiful setting, i would use those colors if i had them....and God's blessings to you for tomorrow, may God use your time spent sharing your home and decorating to honor and glorify Him...Father God i ask that this tv show will honor you and show the world that we love you and want others to know you as their Savior, thank you for Nancy and her love for you and her willingness to share her heart with the world, i give you all the glory and honor in Christ's most holy name...amen

  3. Nancy,
    Congrats on the Etsy honor. That's wonderful. I love this table. The colors are wonderful together.

  4. I always loved this color combo!! Great glasses. I can't wait to see the actual documentary. Good luck and big hugs, Nancy!

  5. Beautiful tablesetting!! Love the orange and blue! Can't wait to see the documentary! I am really eyeing those blue turkey plates!!! So pretty!
    Miss Bloomers

  6. Absolutely I would! What a stunning table, orange for happiness, blue to stimulate the appetite for the Thanksgiving feast. I'll be watching for the documentary. I bet you are so excite!

  7. The blue glasses are a fabulous complement to the orange and autumnal colours of the table. Lovely taste, Nancy.
    Congrats on the Etsy piece, can't wait to see it!

  8. So happy for you! Yes.... I would decorate my Thanksgiving table with those vivid colors. It looks wonderful.

  9. I love those blue turkey plates. I'll look forward to the documentary. I like blue and orange together. But when I was a kid, my cousin I had matching swimsuits and they were dark purple and orange and we hated them! We could not believe her Mom had bought them for us.

  10. WOW!!!!!! Just spectaculr...if it could look that good, heck yea I would use those colors. Just magnificent in every way, Nancy!!

  11. I can't wait to see the documentary nancy! Any table you set is gorgeous, you have a way with color and pattern!

  12. Hi Nancy! Yes! I'd set my table like yours if I had all your pretties. Your table is beautiful.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  13. I find blue and white goes well with any color -- the orange with the blue and white is very pretty!

  14. Beautiful! I love the color combination and those turkey transferware plates are wonderful!

  15. I ♥♥♥ blue with is such a cheery combination.

  16. Yes, orange and blue are complementary colors, and I use them all the time........I love blue so much, I think it goes with everything!!! Can't wait for tomorrow!!!

  17. Actually blue and orange is one of my favorite color combos. Such a fresh and unexpected combination.
    Thanks for the photos, Nancy. Love that piece!!!! Can't wait till tomorrow when we get to see the video! ~ Sarah

  18. Nancy this is one of the cutest (prettiest) I've seen for Fall. You are so talented and I marvel at how you put it all together. Such synergy ! I look forward to the documentary.

  19. Your table is STUNNING. And you betcha I'd combine those colors and have. Gorgeous!! Yvonne at Stonegable, did a table in those colors last year and it blew me away. Yours does too. But then all your tables do.

    A BIG congrats on the Etsy Documentary release. I am SO excited to see it. And you truly deserve it!!!


  20. It looks great, Nancy!! Hope your documentary brings a blessing to your business.

  21. Be still my heart! This table is just stunning!

  22. Congratulations, little Miss! I look forward to getting that link! Meanwhile, heck YES I could set a Thanksgiving table in bold colors!!! I love to churn against the grain, so that would be right up my alley! :-) You did a beautiful job with this, and I just love the napkins!!!

  23. I think it would be a gorgeous table theme! I came over after watching the Etsy video -- so inspiring!

  24. I've actually been decorating for Thanksgiving with blue and orange for 3 years now. Blue and white Spode Winter's Eve dishes and cobalt blue stemware on a rusty orange tablecloth and fall colored plaid napkins. The centerpiece is a blue and white soup tureen loaded with mini pumpkins and colorful gourds and sits on a burlap tablerunner. I get just as excited putting it out each year as I did the first time!

    1. Oh, that sounds soooo pretty! I did another blue/orange tablescape a couple of years ago. I really, really like the color combination!

  25. I would set my table with those vivid colors in a second, if I had all those beautiful goodies! I love,love,love how you worked in the fall colors with the blue! It really opened my eyes. My wedding china is blue and white and I don't use it enough because I always think, it doesn't look like Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. Can't wait get out of the box with my china!! Thanks!

  26. Hi Nancy,
    Your table looks great, I like to add a punch of that color to my Fall decor every year. I would definitely set a table like that if I had the right stuff to do it.
    Very unique and different, and hope that blue and orange is for the gators!! lol
    My son is a gator as he went to U of Florida. Just saw your son's t shirt and looks
    like it is from something state college! oh
    Hope you have a nice blue and orange Thanksgiving!
    Blessings, Nellie

  27. What an exquisite table! You have featured my very favorite color of dishes. I have never seen blueware with a turkey motif. They're simply wonderful. I have a collection and love displaying it with orange pumpkin accents and autumn leaves.
    Thank you for sharing, my new friend,
    So happy to have found your lovely blog.

  28. Stunning centerpiece, LOVE the bunched up fabric. I love the way you made the blue totally work, and your flatware is too fabulous. Cozy, yet elegant table, you are sure to have a special meal! Happy Thanksgiving,

  29. They go together beautifully! I have blue dishes. It would be nice to do something like this! If I could do a Thanksgiving buffet sort of dinner I would but unfortunately I have to fit most of the food on the table too but oh my this is just lovely lovely lovely :)

  30. Orange and blue....are you a Gator fan? Seriously, I think you can mix anything you want to especially when the pieces are as lovely as the ones on your table. In addition, there is a very spirited feel which is just right for a family gathering.

    1. Thank you. My son, Trevor, is a huge Boise State fan!

  31. Nancy this is gorgeous! I love the blue and orange combo. Where ever did you find blue turkey plates? Wow! I think this whole setting is stunning. What a great design idea. Good luck on your TV debut. You certainly deserve it! Happy Thanksgiving!

    1. Thank you. It's a funny story how I found them. If you saw the tablescape I did recently with the brown plates like these I told about how I bought the plates from a lady who bought them from a dealer that I sold them to about 5 or 6 years ago! I bought these blue ones from her also.
      Thank you for the well wishes and Happy Thanksgiving to you also!

  32. Absolutely enchanting. Love your use of colour and use of texture and pattern. Also, congrats on your Etsy documentary debut. -Brenda-
    P.S: You have the most adorable accent.

    1. Thank you Brenda. Yikes...accent... Thanks for saying it's adorable! =)
      Happy Thanksgiving!

  33. I think it looks beautiful. It reminds me of the bird of paradise flower, which is stunning!

  34. The ETSY film is wonderful, Nancy! You are so knowledgeable and personable on camera and have such a lovely way of speaking and passing on information in such a warm manner. (And while your tables always look lovely, I am NOT an orange fan and don't have anything orange in my home! But I do love that blue on your table.)


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