I've brought out a tablecloth that still feels summery to me, but that also gives a nod to fall. The daisies and flowers reflect what's happening in my own yard.
I have a soft spot for hand embroidered linens because I appreciate all the work involved. But I also love the colors of this one.
I'm also bringing out a little apple motif as a table decoration. The little knob on the lid repeats the color in the cloth.
It didn't occur to me how well my vintage Chippendale pattern plates by Royal would coordinate with the cloth until I laid it on the table. But the patterns seem made for each other.
I was thinking of using this bird graphic for paper napkin rings. I'm sure I actually will sometime, but I am just not much of a napkin ring decorator. I'm using them in the glasses instead. They could easily adapt to a menu card or place cards.
I like using cake stands to vary the heights on a table and to show more of the cloth. I like the creamy color of this one.
Napkins are from this season Pottery Barn. They are wonderfully soft and so versatile.
Vintage ironstone platters decorate the center of the table while letting the tablecloth be the star of the show.
I love mix and match vintage flatware. Even better with a monogram!
The similarities in the design of the dishes and the linen is kinda fun.
I hope you're enjoying these last weeks of summer!
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