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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Fall Fairies In My Garden Tablescape

As I wandered through my garden the other day,
getting ready to pick pumpkins, I noticed the
rapid flutter of tiny wings.
Sure enough, fairies were flitting around enjoying
my garden.


This was not my regular crop of garden fairies, oh no,
this was a new group, a little heartier.
Yes, the Fall Fairies had moved in and taken over
the garden.



They must have come with the changing of the leaves
for they are all arrayed in autumn colors.




So precious with their gossamer wings.
They too were carrying a bounty of Fall harvest.



This little guy was enjoying my cherry tomatoes.


What a cute little fairy trying to squeeze into
Cinderella's carriage.  Careful now, you are going
to drop everything.





There were not as many as the Summer Fairies, but
they were oh so beautiful all dressed in their Fall finery.


They helped gather the Jack-be-Littles and then we
set the table for you.



















Every garden has fairies.  As you harvest your garden
invite yours in!

May your Fall Harvest be bountiful!

In keeping with Red Couch Recipe's Thanksgiving Challenge,
I am grateful for gratitude.  Years ago I watched
an Oprah Winfrey show where she talked about
keeping a gratitude journal.  Our children were
too young to be writing things down but we started
saying 3 things we were each grateful for each
night.  It has continued as a family tradition
and helps us count our many blessings daily.

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Dishes and glassware - Tai Pan
Flatware - Best
Placemats - Home Goods
Fairies - Mother Nature (Home Goods)

39 comments:

Marlis said...

Can i please come sit at your table.. this is so imaginative and clever. I love the colors, the china and those fairies!!! the pumpkins on the plates are certainly a favorite!!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your fairy tabelescape is so delightful! The faries are so sweet and I think "Jack be Little" are my favorite type of pumpkins.

I keep a gratitude journal and I also find it is the best best way to find joy in all the experiences life brings us.

Gypsy Heart said...

Can I come live with you? This is just gorgeous! I've kept a Gratitude Journal for years. Have you ever read "Simple Abundance" by Sarah ban Breathnach? She used to be on Oprah occasionally years ago and suggested listing 5 things daily that you are grateful for. I think one's list will grow much longer over time and this habit can truly change your life. :-)

Have a fun rest of the week!
xo
Pat

Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful said...

What a delightful post! I enjoyed your tablescape, too -- your wonderful ceramic white pumpkins add a lovely touch!

Lisa ~Suburban Retreat~ said...

Oh Jacqueline ~ I LOVE this post!!! All your photos are so beautiful and FULL of eye candy! Those fairies are simply delightful! ~Hugs~

food for thought said...

absolutely charming, everything is picture perfect :)

Quit Eating Out said...

You're decorating and tablescapes are just beautiful. What a great sense of style and creativity. So beautiful and I can only imagine how beautiful your home will be through the holidays.

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Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Cute fairies Jacqueline and how fun to pick the pumpkins right from your own garden! I'm lovin' the green glasses, they are so pretty-enjoy:@)

Through My Red Door said...

This is such a creative post! The photos are so colorful and really display the fun the fairies are having. Your tablescape is gorgeous! I can't wait to see what you have in store for Christmas!

Sheila

Atelier de Charo said...

So cute fairies! A wonderful setting!

Sarah said...

Your garden faries are enchanting. Love the one in the orange and black leggings and long blonde hair. ;-)

I always delight in the whimsical touch of your tablescapes. I can see you have fun and we get to share in the joy. Beautiful layers of ceramics ~ just yummy! ~ Sarah

Debbie said...

I think this is completely enchanted. I love the fairies, of course, and I think the whole table makes me feel as if I'm in a story book. LOVE the colors of your plates and the details on the white ones. Those white pumpkins in the center of the setting cap it all off perfectly.

I always look forward to Tablescapes on this blog.

Rachel said...

I love your Fairies! So whimsical and fun. The ceramic white pumpkins in the middle of the plates are PERFECT! Lovely setting!!!!

black eyed susans kitchen said...

What a lovely and whimsical tablescape. I love that you included the fairies!

Sherry said...

Love your little fairies! I will have to be on the lookout for those. Your pumpkins in your place setting are wonderful! Very nice.
Sherry

Red Couch Recipes said...

What a fun and whimsical fairy table -- next year I am growing some fall produce so I can capture some of those delightful fairies! Love it all! Joni

Debbie said...

Your fairy tabelescape made me smile! The fairies made their way to my garden this year, and I love their presence :-) Your kitchen photo on your blog header is lovely.

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

What a diverse collection of items you have used to create such a lovely table. I love those white ceramic pumpkins and that Cinderella-type coach.

we three dogs and me said...

You have done it again. I love the fairies. You are so creative. Didyou make the faries. I was a porcelain doll artist for 17 years.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

What a delightful table, Jacqueline! It is whimsical and pretty all at the same time. I just bought a fairy fox and a fairy bear at a shop out of state. I can't wait to put them on my Christmas tree! Love yours on your table and scattered about in their hiding places. This is a charming fall setting, and those pumpkins are just the cutest things! Great job!

Happy Tablescape Thursday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Sue said...

Your table is so pretty! I love the fall colors!

Mary said...

Love your harvest of fairies sprinkling their magical fairy dust on your garden tablescape :-)

Style Sisters said...

OH my gosh I love your imagination! Where do you keep all the witches and fairies! This is just so fun I can't stand it. Truly we need to get together once I move to SLC!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful creativity with us on Centerpiece Wednesday!

Karin

Entertaining Women said...

Such elegant whimsy...Your fairies are charming...pun intended. Thank you for sharing your charming design and for dropping by my post. There were many more wonderful tables...I just had to stop at some point. Come visit any time! Cherry Kay

Melissa Miller said...

This looks magical! Thank you for sharing it.

Happy fall sweet friend!
~Melissa :)

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Jacqueline...

Ohhh...what fun I had at your place today! YOur little Fall Fairies just take my breath away! They certainly created a beautiful autumn table...thank you for sharing your adorable fairies and beautiful table with us today! This was such a treat!!!

Warmest autumn wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Jacqueline...

Just wanted to stop back by to say thank you for dropping in and taking a peek at my Brookshire Autumn table. I really enjoyed your visit and sweet note, my friend! Thank you!!!

Warmest autumn wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

PS...plus it gave me another chance to enjoy your sweet autumn fairies once again! They're absolutely adorable!

Sami said...

I love your sweet fairies!

Sami G.

Custom Comforts said...

What an unusual and surprising table theme. So delightful and refreshing! Makes me smile and think of fairy tales. What a joy to view!
Cindy

Kathy said...

This is a very delightful table. Made me think of a Renaissance Festival! Full of fun and wonderful color,
Kathy

Mimi said...

Beautiful, beautiful table...love all the faeries.

A Perfect Setting said...

This is just adorable! Those fairies are quite cute, and used in such a clever way! Very imaginative! Those pumpkins are to die for, where did you get those???

Barbara said...

What an enchanting table! Fairies and pumpkins are the perfect combination!

Dreamgoddess said...

Your table is simply magical. I love the fairies and your dishes are beautiful.

La Table De Nana said...

My what a beautiful blog you have..and the most beautiful fairies I have ever seen..

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi Jacqueline,
Your fairies are just delightful!! I always love to see your magical posts! Your table setting is just gorgeous- love your plates- I would love to come to a fairy party at your house!! So enchanting! Thank you so much for sharing this at Feathered Nest Friday!! :)

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

What a beautiful and elegant fantasy table! Fantastic for sure! Adorable little fairies, lovely china, etc! Great job! I always enjoy seeing what you create!

Katherine

perfectly imperfect said...

oh my goodness I love the cinderella carriage!! where did u find it?

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