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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Shades of Pink Tablescape



 These beautiful silk roses with dark brown
French script caught my eye and inspired this pink
table.  I think I am just wishing for warm
weather as we got blanketed with snow
this week!


The pink mercury glass also jumped right into
my shopping cart as I was treasure hunting
at Home Goods this week.  I thought the
two of them went so well together and they
immediately had a place on my kitchen counter.


I created this pink confection to go along with the silk
roses and mercury glass.


Pink and white layers starting with a jeweled charger
and topped with a beaded napkin ring make up today's table.










My aunt's pink depression ware glasses in two sizes
seemed perfect with the roses.  


The table has a romantic old fashioned feel with
a modern edge to it.  The French script roses give
it that updated feel.


I chose my Old Maryland Engraved sterling that I
received for my wedding.  My parents felt that everyone
should own sterling, so they gave us four place settings
when we married and an additional one each year for
Christmas until we had a set of 12.  I am so glad they did.



A little jeweled candle holder adds a fun
textural element to the center of the table.





This table is just so soft and romantic.




It sets me dreaming for warm and sunny
days in the rose garden.....


....but for now, the garden looks more like this!

I will be posting this with

White chargers - Z Gallerie (this year)
Pink and white plates - Tai Pan
Candle holder - Tai Pan
Pink Goblets - Inheritance from my aunt
Sterling silver - Old Maryland Engraved
Roses - Home Goods
Pink Mercury Glass - Home Goods
Pink napkins and rings - Home Goods


50 comments:

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Your table is gorgeous, Jacqueline. When I first saw the roses I thought they might be paper. I've made paper roses in the past...far distant past. I think I will have a look for tissue paper and give it a try again. Yours are beautiful!!

Julie Harward said...

So pretty! What is it about pink that reaches right into a girls heart? Love it. :)

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Jacqueline, what a gorgeous table! The french script roses are stunning; and the mercury glass just accents them beautifully!

Μαζί... KaPa said...

beautiful...speechless!

Beth said...

Hi Jacqueline, The silk roses are divine! Love the pink vase as well. Your table is delicate and feminine with the pastel pink. I love it!!!
Blessings, Beth

Gina said...

So, so pretty! All that pink makes for a beautiful table. I love your pink mercury glass...I have a few pieces but would love to find more. I guess I need a trip to Home Goods!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Love the pretty soft colors and the napkin rings are really fun-enjoy:@)

Sue (Someones Mom) said...

Those roses are divine! They would have been in my cart too...lucky you! This table is so soft, elegant and inviting. As always, you have done a stunning and creative table.

Designs By Pinky said...

HI Jacqueline, I saw those same roses but didn't buy them:( I thought at first you were doing a tutorial on how to mAKE the roses, I know Yvonne is going to do that soon. The table is gorgeous, so soft and pretty. Your sterling is lovely and the pink depression glass is gorgeous. Wonderful treasures. XO, Pinky

Pondside said...

It's all as beautiful as I've come to expect - but I do love the pink, so I was taken with it even more than usual. I've never seen anything like those pink roses with brown script.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Oh honey, what a gorgeous table! I just love all your stock of dishes, they're so pretty and elegant. Crazy about the pink napkin rings, lovely! Love the pink roses, Iguess all ready for Pink Sat.! Don't worry hon, the tea chest is for you to do whatever you want and wow, on top of the piano...yupiiii...Thanks for your sweet visit, can't wait to see your new post. Hugs,
FABBY

Jody and Stan said...

I just found your blog and love it. The name alone is so cute. I love what you did with the pink silk roses and table decorations. I love pink too! Can't wait for more.
New Follower.

Jody

Blondie's Journal said...

This is so pretty, Jacqueline! I love your sweet dishes, the white ones especially with the detail around the rims. And the silver is gorgeous!

XO,
Jane

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

That is just stunning! I haven't seen the pink mercury glass, but it is so pretty!

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Jacqueline!! MY GOODNESS where did you get those roses??? I love that! And the brown script on the roses looks like dribbles of chocolate, making it even more wonderful for your theme! LoVELy! I enjoy Homegoods; we have purchased great items from there!

THANK YOU for your visit and comment on my bunnies. They are fun to make, but no one is buying them so I need to figure out what went wrong!!! Oh well, being a full-time teacher and trying to sell things is a bit tricky, so we shall see. But the discovery of crafting has been great and my journey is fulfilling! AND I KNOW what you are saying about this crazy weather! I so hope we don't end up having a cold spring and summer!

Enjoy the end of the week and have a wonderful weekend my dear! Anita

Mary said...

Pink Perfection! I love your scripted roses~ I thought they were paper too when I first saw them. I'm a fan of pink & brown~ your chocolate plates still have me salivating! I love your beautiful layered plates. Stay cozy & warm with your blanket of snow :)

Anonymous said...

This is so soft and feminine Jackie. It's like a gentle whisper kissed with the color pink.

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

Jacqueline, your pink table is so pretty and dainty! And your garden ornament or post (?) is gorgeous with the snow on it. Yes it is snowing here again today and Maine, where my kids are now, is being blanketed. It is funny that in December I would welcome this weather, but now it is a bit depressing. I have not seen pink mercury glass, so I will try to make a trip to HG next week. Hope your snow melts soon unless you are hoping for more ski days. Linda

Marigene said...

I think I may become a lover of pink...your pink confection is beautiful!

Entertaining Women said...

A snowy day strolling the aisles at Home Goods...sounds like a great plan to me. A lovely tablescape...soft and romantic...definitely! Thanks for inviting us for a peak. CherryKay

Gypsy Heart said...

Just beautiful! Very feminine ~ I adore the roses...well, really all of it. :-)

xo
Pat

xinex said...

Such sweet colors! I love this tablescape, I like everything in it. Thank you so much for your prayers for my sister...Christine

Val said...

Pretty In Pink!

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
Those roses are divine! You know they would have been in my cart also. You are so lucky! Your Tablescape is so soft, elegant and inviting. As always, you have done a stunning and creative table. You always know just how to put your table and colors together. I would like to thank you so much for your sweet comments on my Victorian Tablescape so sweet of you.
I hope you have a wonderful week with your family.
XXOO Diane

Sarah said...

Such a pretty, delicate tablescape, Jacqueline. The paper flowers are gorgeous and are most certainly inspirational. I adore pink and brown used together. Stay warm, spring will be here soon........Sarah

dizzyizzy said...

I love this pink table. Oh, and by the way, I m sooo jealous of your purple mercury glass from a previous post.

HG Insider said...

Hi Jacqueline, we love the pink and brown combination and agree that your table is soft and romantic but fresh at the same time. Very inspiring! Thanks for the call out. Your friends at HomeGoods

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I love those beautiful, pink paper roses and your table is girly and gorgeous!

renee @ Singing With Birds said...

You have such a signature style Jackie! Those roses are so fabulous and fun along with all the glitz. I'm really loving this look.

Tess said...

Oh wow!! This is amazingly beautiful and soooooo girlie (but I'm sure a boy would love to share it with his favorite girl!!). Pink is so wonderful, is it genetically ingrained in us to love it??? Your pink mercury glass is beautiful. I've never seen any before! All around gorgeous table!

Alycia Nichols said...

Purple, pink....I love all those fabulous girlie colors!!! This is so pretty, Jacqueline! Super feminine, which we all need every once in awhile to reassure and calm ourselves. Those are really gorgeous napkin rings. They make me think of rock candy!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

My those roses are gorgeous! I'm such a pink girl.....I would be charmed speechless at this beautiful table.

Marlis said...

Oh I'd have jumped you for those roses! They are such wonderful specimens. Your table looks perfect with them.. Great fun, pink is always soo pretty.. Thanks for dropping in.. xo marlis

Jan@southernjunkin' said...

Lovely tablescape! The 'roses' are inspiring!!

Cindy said...

Your tables are always so beautiful! I love the sparkly napkin rings and the silver is wonderful! Pink is my favorite color! Just lovely!
XO Cindy

The Tablescaper said...

Oh, so pretty and pink and soft. It's so neat to see everyone's contributions. I have most of those dishes but have never put them together in that way.

Hope to see you at Seasonal Sundays!

- The Tablescaper

Marydon said...

Such elegant romance in your table setting Jacqueline. Just gorgeous!!

I hope you will pop by to help us bring 'angel love' for a young girl who is sick.

Thank you.
Have a beautiful PS weekend ~
Marydon

Kathleen said...

How beautiful, so soft and pretty! Every layer is gorgeous, and the roses are just wonderful.
Spring will come, to every thing there is a season, we must be patient! :)

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Pink perfection--those flowers are really pretty!

RobinfromCA said...

What a lovely table. Home Goods shopping can be a dangerous thing to my budget. To much time saying "Look! This is only..." Sure adds up by the end of my trip!

HPS,
Robin

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Oh Jacqueline, I love everything in your post, but those script flowers are amazing. Swoon...

Happy Pink Saturday,
Judy

Kim said...

I love your pink table, it is "Perfectly Pink". The roses are gorgeous.

Kim
Letters from the Shore

Jeanie said...

Every single element of this table is stunning -- and I sure hope you got those roses at Home Goods and they have them at our store, because I must find some! They're fabulous!

Marti McClure said...

Your tablescape is beautiful and those roses are truly amazing! I love the combo of pink with the french script. Happy Pink Saturday. ~Marti

Blooming Rose Musings said...

So pretty in pink! Your table is gorgeous. I love pink and I am always inspired by it. The pink scripted roses are wonderful and the pink and white place settings are beautiful. So very pretty in pink!
I hope you are having a wonderful weekend.

pinkkandy said...

Happy Pink Saturday!
It is always nice to see what each lovely lady is up to...and the creativity that flows...I pray that you all have a blessed week !
Please come by my blog anytime...I love having you!
God Bless......Kandy

pinkkandy said...

Happy Pink Saturday!
It is always nice to see what each lovely lady is up to...and the creativity that flows...I pray that you all have a blessed week !
Please come by my blog anytime...I love having you!
God Bless......Kandy

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

What a beautiful table, Jacqueline! The dishes are absolutely beautiful, and the pink glasses are perfect for them! Love your table! ~Zuni

lulumusing said...

Dreamy, Jackie, and the roses are wonderful. I can see many tables using those and each would be different. It's always fun to see what's going on with you.

Stacy's Shabby Shoppe said...

I know I am commenting on a very old post, but I just love your pink tablescape. I remember seeing roses like that at Hobby Lobby this spring and when I went back they were gone! :( That pink mercury glass would have jumped into my cart too! Love Home Goods! xo

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