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Get your Plaid On! National Tartan Day is April 6th!

     April 6th is National Tartan Day  so today I'm sharing my tartan tablescape (with a bit of French toile and English transferware thrown in for good measure) !!!   Whether you're of Scottish ancestry, as were half of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, simply a lover all things tartan, or as I am; are both, then it's time to get your tartan on!  National Tartan Day  commemorates the Scottish Declaration of Independence (The Declaration of Arbroath 1320), which is said to have been unequalled to in its eloquent plea for liberty of man and from which the American Declaration of Independence was modeled on. I started my tablescape hanging my favorite tartan umbrella from the chandelier over the dining table.     Rather than a traditional table-cloth I spread 3 of my reversible tartan blanket scarves across the table, green on the ends and a red one at the center.  They reverse to a houndstooth on the back side an