Grandiflora~ A Celebration of Blooms at the Table

I have tablescapes languishing deep in the archives~ I thought I’d revisit and share one a month~

This table is from April 2011, the salad plates are still some of my  favorite blooming dishes and the quilt is one I’ve used most recently for Easter with a runner.

I hope you enjoy revisiting a celebration of blooms at the table!

I picked a bouquet of flowers from Pottery Barn

to bring the garden to the table~

I can enjoy Magnolia blossoms

now instead of June. . .

 My Bridal Wreath Spirea is at the table

woven around the handle of a watering can~

Ready to sprinkle on the delicate

fields of flowers sprouting on my quilt~


Tulips are blooming. . .

Hydrangeas are flowering. . .

And the Harbinger of Spring, Daffodils,

have arrived in the form of a platter & plate,

used most recently to Spring Forward.


A few visitors have arrived

from the garden. . .

Moving at a snail’s pace,

in the form of napkin rings~

 And buzzing around the flatware~


Floral Salad Plates & Snail Napkin Rings/ Pottery Barn

 Green Dinner Plates & Goblets/ HomeGoods

Ivory Chargers/Matceramica/HomeGoods

Rattan Chargers/ World Market

Napoleon Bee Flatware/ Horchow

Napkins/Stein Mart

 Hoping your garden will soon be

brimming with bulbs & blooms!


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  43 comments for “Grandiflora~ A Celebration of Blooms at the Table

  1. April 17, 2013 at 7:22 am

    The floral plates from Pottery Barn are so pretty. I also love the pattern on your napkins. Pretty table, Miss Mary!!!

  2. April 17, 2013 at 8:00 am

    What a beautiful spring table! I love those flower plates. Very pretty.

  3. Suzi/Pam
    April 17, 2013 at 8:06 am

    The more things change…the more they stay the same. Still beautiful, as always…

  4. Paula
    April 17, 2013 at 8:20 am

    How Lovely! The flower plates are so pretty, but I’m sure PB no longer has them!!?! I too have the Bee flatware, but just the other day I polished all my sterling silver (that was my moms) and decided to use them everyday, because everyday is a special day!
    Enjoy your day,

  5. Cheryl
    April 17, 2013 at 8:29 am

    Love those flower plates and the snail napkin rings are so adorable. Great job, Mary! :)

  6. April 17, 2013 at 8:31 am

    These are great plates and a beautiful table.
    I can certainly see why you’d want to share it again.

    – The Tablescaper

  7. A quiet life
    April 17, 2013 at 9:10 am

    Yes yes yes to recycling, since I have followed you from day one I have been enchanted every single post, it’s great to refresh everyone with all this nonstop beauty you have been cranking out. I also remember wanting to kick myself for not buying these ;-)

  8. April 17, 2013 at 9:11 am

    So delighted to revisit this lovely table. Those are spectacular salad plates!!! I love the snail on the what a pretty piece. The quilt is a perfect backdrop! Have a blessed week.. xo marlis

  9. April 17, 2013 at 9:12 am

    Mary…I am so happy that you are going to do this once a month…I love this table…from the gorgeous quilt to the fabulous PB plates and I love, love the spirea that overflows from the watering can!!

  10. April 17, 2013 at 9:32 am

    Just peeking again on my cell, so love the snail, it’s so hard to take it all in on a iPhone!

  11. April 17, 2013 at 9:49 am

    I think I have said it before, but I LOVE that quilt.

  12. April 17, 2013 at 10:09 am

    I’m so glad you shared it again, it is such a great table for this blooming time of year! The plates are gorgeous, love the flatware and watering can wrapped with flowers and all the little details. You have such a way with blankets and quilts on your tables~I have tried that and mine always seem to look like I just took them off a bed! Ha!

  13. Linda K.
    April 17, 2013 at 10:24 am

    Love this vignette! Those flower plates would make my day everyday.

  14. April 17, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    I remember this because I recall how gaga I was over the dishes!!!!! Beautiful! I also love the spirea. I don’t think I had ever seen it in white before, so it really intrigued me. It’s so pretty…like snow or cotton or stars. Thanks for re-sharing! :-)

  15. April 17, 2013 at 2:48 pm


  16. April 17, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    I always enjoy you tables and this one is gorgeous. The plates are special and you have added just the right accessories to make it say Spring@!

    hugs, lInda

  17. April 17, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    So pretty! I love the floral dishes and the spirea in the watering can is wonderful.

  18. Botanic Bleu
    April 17, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    For relatively new followers, this is a first-time post for us. The spirea wrapped around the handle of the watering can and the floral salad plates are stunning! Your tablescapes always inspire me and set me to thinking about to create similar ones.


  19. April 17, 2013 at 10:45 pm

    The plates are just stunning! Your bridal wreath is so lovely. We are just having daffodils and tulips begin to open. This table is so perfect – getting me excited about summer. I haven’t done a table in so long – just running faster than I have been able to! It was really fun to take the time and put one together.

  20. April 17, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    No matter how many times you share a table, it always seems fresh and new.

  21. April 17, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    Love this idea of revisiting past tables. I DO remember this one, LOVE those PB plates. And I always love spirea. XO, Pinky

  22. April 18, 2013 at 7:29 am

    Living in our fast pace, terrorized, gun loving world makes me love the escape of looking at your beautiful “everything.”

  23. April 18, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    I love everything about this tablescape, probably most especially the spirea. I have lots of pink spirea in my yard, it just thrives here. Now I want some of the white as well. The plates and the quilt are beautiful, and you have accented with so many lovely touches.

  24. April 18, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    I may have seen this before, Mary, but I’m glad you’re sharing it again. Don’t you just love those blooming plates?? The birdie under the cloche is adorable and I love the snails. I don’t see spirea here in Texas, but I remember it from Ohio. It looks perfect in the wagering can.

  25. April 18, 2013 at 11:29 pm

    Love the tablescape ~ Love those plates & that little
    yellow bird is so sweet…

  26. April 18, 2013 at 11:45 pm

    Oooow…. I love those plates….

  27. April 19, 2013 at 5:53 pm

    LOVE the table setting. It is just gorgeous. You have a fabulous selection of plates and accessories to use. As for the cookies? Well, I am not kidding when I say my mouth is watering for them. xo Diana

  28. April 19, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    Simply beautiful. I love it all.

  29. April 19, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    Your tables always look so inviting! Love those plates!

  30. April 20, 2013 at 2:38 pm

    I love using cloches in vignettes. The mixed plates look beautiful Thanks for sharing.

  31. April 20, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    As always, it’s wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

  32. April 20, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    Your table is beautiful. I love the plates and the cloche with the bird….Christine

  33. April 20, 2013 at 10:30 pm

    So Pretty!! I love the snail!! I like how you used different napkins too! It all ties nicely with the beautiful quilt.

  34. Kate
    April 21, 2013 at 10:40 am

    You have a FANTASTIC blog!!!excellent!!!!

  35. April 22, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    Great spring plates… Love the color palette… Entire table setting is so pretty…

  36. April 24, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    What a beautiful spring table! I love those flower plates and should have bought them. .

  37. Pam
    April 24, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    So lovely and glad you have repeated the posting! Your flower theme plates are beautiful and perfect for this time of year, I love the green watering can in the center of your table. Enjoyed your tablescape!


  38. April 24, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    those plates are charming. Pretty. and they certainly bring spring to mind! I love the watering can with the spirea. So glad you shared this again! have a blessed week. xo marlis

  39. April 25, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    What a delightful table, full of flowers! ♥ the salad/dessert plates, Mary.
    Have a great week…

  40. April 27, 2013 at 6:13 am

    Drinking it all in as usual! If I saw this (and since I think I was stalking you way back then) I have seen it anew today. Just beautiful, Mary. My favorite part is the individual setting. I love the different shapes and textures you used.

  41. April 28, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Love the chargers. Beautiful table.

  42. May 1, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    So pretty! The spirea looks great! Can’t wait for mine to bloom. Love those floral plates, I must have missed those!
    Thanks for linking to the challenge at Let’s Dish!

  43. May 15, 2013 at 6:36 pm

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