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1st Autumn Tablescape 2018 w/ Spode Byron

Hi everyone!  Well, it's sure been quite a while, hasn't it?   Your consistently inconsistent blogger here is back, at least for a few posts.   I hope you're all doing well and have happy, smiling faces!  Here in Tulsa, we had a few beautiful days just cool enough to know that Fall weather is on its way, so I decided to set the table with some of my favorite dishes, Spode Byron

 This tablescape really began with some roses I picked up at our local Sams Club.  I bought two bunches of them along with some carnations.  The edges of the roses are tinged with an orangey - burgundy color and are so striking. I couldn't resist them.   I love having fresh flowers in the house and being able to use them as props when taking pictures of items going in the it's a good way to justify buying them ;-).  Some of these pieces just came in and they look so pretty together with greens, browns and touches of burnt reds.

I set the table with a long, blanket scarf using the reversible Houndstooth side (several colors sold in my shop HERE) and opted not to use any placemats.   I put the lighter colored roses in a biscuit barrel set on a handled plate.

Since these Spode plates have rural English life scenes on them, I thought a couple of my cow planters and a pair of peasants each carrying a basket of fruits and veggies would be pretty on the table.

The green marbled flatware is Barenthal Mabre'.

This is the dinner sized plate of Spode Byron.  Each plate has a different scene on it and is trimmed with a trellis covered with grapes.  I've got several pieces in stock HERE

Here is an evening shot with the candles lit, just before sitting down to eat in celebration of Michael's 29th birthday.

Until next time,

 Between Naps on the Porch
A Stroll Thru Life


  1. So lovely!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  2. Lovely! Those beautiful roses accent your table perfectly. And those dishes are exquisite!
    Rosie @ The Magic Hutch

  3. This plates are just gorgeous Nancy; I think they would be my fav for Fall/Tksgiving. I rather have this pattern china more then the turkeys as I can use it for many other occasions. Your tablescape is lovely as usual.

    1. Thank you, Fabby! I have loved these dishes since the first time I came across them, years ago. I like to use them year round.

  4. I am having transferware envy. This is seriously beautiful and your pieces are lovely. I bet it makes any meal more special when using these pieces.

  5. Stunning table - adore that service pattern! - and the figural pieces, flatware and goblets are the spot on perfect accessories!
    What a cozy and luxe autumnal gathering place!

  6. Would love to constantly get updated outstanding blog!

  7. Beautiful. I love the cow planters. Gorgeous.


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