In my heart, I am always in the heart of France. And a few little props always help me with the illusion. I came across a few china plates this week that had me hearing French music and wanting French food.
Poppies. (Do they look like poppies to you?) (Thank you Kathy! They're carnations!!)
There are charming variations in the patterns, as you can see here.
The little pewter bunny mustard jar always seems perfect for a spring table.
The bistrot glassware is a vintage mix. But you don't have to wait to get lucky. Rachel Ashwell has a new line that is quite similar to the pattern in front. I may have to order some!
A local Italian restaurant serves water from these faceted bottles and agreed to sell me some.
The monogrammed hand towels used for napkins are also from France. The linen stripe towel in the basket is William-Sonoma. Plain white vintage linen on the table. When the weather is nicer we can carry it all out to the lawn!
It's official no matter what's going on with the weather.
Happy Spring to you!
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