I found these dishes on EBay awhile ago and feel in love with them the minute I first saw them.
The lovely shade of a light aqua blue rim and the beautiful flowers are a perfect match for me.
They are from the 1940's. I have a set of 10 and I love to think about all the wonderful meals served on these dishes.
Using accents of pearls and lace gave this Tablescape a Touch of Romance to it.
I used this blue candle in my Sea Side Tablescape and I really liked the way the pearls looked wrapped around the bottom. So, I put this candle and it's pearls in my bathroom.
Then when I was doing this Tablescape I knew it would be perfect to use the candle again as the blue goes great with the plates and I was using pearl napkin rings.
The tablecloth is a vintage linen and lace one that I found in an antique store a few years ago. It's actually the first time I have ever used it.
The napkins are hand made lace trimmed napkins that I got at a thrift store. I know they are hand made because the lady I bought them from was the one who brought them in. She said her neighbor made them and then donated them to the thrift store.
Sometimes they photographed a brighter blue and sometimes they look almost like a pale grey.
The top color of the bowl is the actual color. It is such a pretty shade of aqua blue. The plate is the same color as the bowl. Though for some reason it looks super light in this photo.
The bowls and plates are by the same maker but are actually a different set. If you look at the photo above, notice the bouquet of flowers. The go back to the photo of the bowl and you will see the flowers are different.
The little bread plate is the same pattern as the bowls. But, I think they all go perfect together.
The weather has been so pretty out the past few days. So, I decided to set the table outside in the garden area with all the flowers blooming.
If you have not yet gone to Between Naps on the Porch and read through all the great Tablescape Thursday posts, you really must. There are so many great posts to read and dream about.