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Showing posts from January 23, 2011

Pink and Sage Tablescape for Two + CSN Winner

This table for two is set up in my shop, The Vintage Abode.  It's a sweet mix of sage green transferware with cream and pink accents.  Because the table is small, and I wanted a little wood to show (this table has a lovely grain) I decided to place the place mats at an angle, allowing them to drape over the table.  They are a light taupe color with rose, sage and aqua accents.  The sage / olive transferware plates are by J & G Meakin.   The border to these plates make them easy to pair with other colors and patterns. (Why is it that I don't notice how crooked I placed the flatware until I'm inserting the photos into my posts and it's too late, too dark, too something to go back and take more pictures? )  I changed this setting up a bit, here and there.  First, I double up my napkins and stuffed them into the wine glasses.  One napkin is the same pattern as the place mats and the other a pink and sage stripe.   I kind of felt like it was a bit much with using th

Master Bedroom Tour - Pt2 - Seating Area at the Foot of the Bed

Last week I showed you all the armoire in our bedroom which  which houses our tellie (tv) , and some of my purple transferware collection.   You can view that, part 1, HERE This week, I'm sharing the seating area I created at the foot of the bed, which faces the armoire.  Though small, we use the area all the time.  We even have movie nights with the kids in our bedroom...half of us pile on the bed, a couple of us in the chairs and someone might stretch out on the floor.  In fact, we're doing that tonight and I have a feeling Shawn will be calling me in there before I'm done with this post!    At the center of this seating area is this game table.  It swivels open to reveal storage for game pieces and then folds open, revealing a green leather top.  I laid out some accessories I thought I'd use on the table. Because I have dark furnishings, drapes and bedding in my room, I like to use pretty white linens to brighten and soften spaces.  This is a pillow sham place