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Monday, May 30, 2011

See You In Paris Tablescape

Yes, we are off today, but I wanted to post a table for
the week before I left.  Obvioiusly no restaurant tables
are going to look like this, but it has been fun playing
with photos and food while preparing for our trip.

Chartreuse, black and white make up this pretty
table celebrating our upcoming trip to Paris and Italy.

The table was inspired by these lovely lilies placed
in a purse shaped vase.  

Of course the purse is perfect
to showcase shopping in Paris.  You
can see the handles of the green glass
purse peeking through here.

I have also added a little mannequin to
represent shopping!

 A little fleur de lys on the table is
also perfect.

Square shaped plates were layered over a 
chartreuse woven placemat and a square black
charger.  The green evokes feelings of spring.

The green bubble glasses fit perfectly.

Lilies are so lovely and last so long.

We need a small Eiffel Tower to add to the table.

And how about a beautiful artichoke placed
in a square ramekin to top everything off.

We even have a chartreuse candle in this beautiful
metal candleholder with a little fleur de lys on top.

Now I think it is perfect! 

I hope to be able to connect to the internet
and have power to my computer without
frying it!  

Wish me luck!  I will post all I can and if
not, I will see you when I return.

I will be posting this with


Betty's corner of the world said...

*AMAZING*!! I love the colors .. so spring-y ..yet so class-y.
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!!

Great job ...Betty

Barbara F. said...

Another outstanding table! I have a little jewelry mannequin in my bedroom, now I know I can also use her as part of a centerpiece! Happy and safe travels to you and your family! xo,

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Great table, love the colors and pretty designs on the plates! Have fun Jacqueline:@)

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

YOU are going to have a blast. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE PARIS LINK PARTY! Come back with much to tell!!! Anita

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

just lovely..that candle holder is so neat and the plates..the eiffel tower....well just EVERYTHING is amazing! Take care.

LambAround said...

Simply lovely :)
You've got me craving an artichoke! said...

Exquisite. Fresh. Vibrant.
I pray that you have an AMAZING journey!


It's me said...

Are you going to Paris now??? without me??? o no !!..enjoy have fun

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Gorgeous table! I'm praying for you in your travels AND OH How I look forward to your posts when you return to "Take us Away with you"!!! Have Oodles of Fun,Fun,Fun!!!!!!!!!!
Big Hugs to you,

Carol said...

Beautiful table. Great lines to the plates, and the designs and colors are perfect. Wonderful lilies, stemware and vase.

Sarah said...

Jacqueline, only you would be working on a table while packing for a trip to Europe. What fun! Love the color combo and the Frenchy details. Sending hugs and wishes for a fabulous trip. Travel safely. ~ sarah

La said...

Have a fabulous trip!

Les rêves d'une boulangère (Brittany) said...

Bon voyage!!! Have a fantastique trip...we know you will! I can't wait to hear about your adventures...and to see more of your beautiful decorating skills like this tablescape here.

once in a blue moon said...

thanks for the parting gift and happy trails to you!

Peggy said...

Take lots of Paris pictures...I miss it! Your tablescape is the green and black and all the little details. peggy from pa

Marlis said...

Great table to precede the trip! Love les artichauts on the table. they pick up the green in the placemmat perfectly. Lilies are so pretty. Have a safe trip, praying for travel mercies and your safe return.

Laura said...

The tables cape is so lovely! Enjoy your trip!

vignette design said...

What a gorgeous table! I can't believe you found time to create such a lovely tablescape and still pack for your trip! Have a fabulous time! ~Delores

Joycee said...

I've missed so many of your posts recently, your blog is like a getaway...a much needed getaway!

Jeannine said...

Gorgeous colors and great accessories. Love the table.Have a fun vacation

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

The black white and green are gorgeous! Beautiful table!!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Love your color combinations and your fun Paris inspired table.

The Tablescaper said...

So amazing.

So inspired.

This week is my second blog-aversary and I'm hosting a "Where do you keep it all?" party on Sunday. I'd love to have you join me.

- The Tablescaper

A Perfect Setting said...

I love those colors together! I adore everything about this table, it's gorgeous!!

Entertaining Women said...

Such a wonderful bon voyage tablescape for your trip to Paris. I hope that you have great success while shopping...perhaps Marche aux Puces? Looking forward to sharing in your adventures....I love France. I've always wanted a little place in France...maybe Fountainebleu...LOL. Cherry Kay

Martha said...

A very pretty table -- and you might be surprised at the pretty tables you'll find in Paris!!! We always take our camera when we go out when we're on holiday. You never know!!!

Tanya@takesix said...

Your table is absolutely beautiful! Have a fabulous time in Paris!

The Dragonfly On Iron Gate said...

Paris ! I love the whole table, the white flowers are so pretty, I can almost smell them. I must go french for a party theme some time. Beautiful !! Jules ♥

Luncheons at the Junction said...

This is hands down one of my favorite color combinations and I have yet to create a tablescape of my own using them - thanks for sharing yours. I'm so inspired!

Susan @ Romancing the Home said...

Love, love, love this color combination! Very Beautiful table.


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