Flower Therapy for the Table: Katie Alice English Garden


For those of you yearning for spring, I have some flower therapy for your table . . .

Katie Alice® English Garden by Pfaltzgraff!


Northamptonshire born lifestyle designer Katie Alice weaves her colorful magical story across beautiful tableware collections, inspired by her love of vintage heirlooms and antique fabrics. English Garden Dinnerware, a pattern inspired by antique wallpaper, is adorned with a colorful floral design and bordered by a charming polka dot pattern.


Blooming napkin rings bring some additional flower therapy to the table, along with a nest of colorful eggs and flowers in an English Garden cereal bowl.


And polka dot flatware adds a touch of whimsy and color.


A jute runner is layered over a matelassé coverlet on the table. . .


And woven scallop-edged chargers add texture, reminiscent of flower petals, framing the English Garden dinnerware.


A lidded sugar bowl and creamer are part of the English Garden collection. . .


And the creamer also makes a dainty pitcher for flowers, served on an oval platter.


A wheelbarrow from my Potting Shed provides a centerpiece of grocery store blooms for some winter flower therapy.




Flower Therapy for the Table Details:

*Dinnerware / Katie Alice® English Garden, Pfaltzgraff

*Flatware / Blue Polka Dot 18 piece flatware set with pail caddy, International Silver

Napkins~ floral / HomeGoods, stripe/ Kohl’s

Napkin Rings, Nests, Chargers / Pier 1

Matelassé Coverlet / Bed, Bath & Beyond

Jute Runner / Pottery Barn, several years ago

Wheelbarrow / retail days, painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Duck Egg Blue, used here



*Lifetime Brands’ products have been provided free of charge in exchange for promotional consideration.


“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”

~ Luther Burbank

Flowers quote

Hope your day is filled with flowers!

Katie Alice English Garden by Pfaltzgraff

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  50 comments for “Flower Therapy for the Table: Katie Alice English Garden

  1. Ellen Stillabower
    March 2, 2015 at 6:55 am

    Sure needed these beautiful florals this am. Especially after 5+ inches of snow this weekend over the leftover snow last weekend. On top of that woke up with no water..calling repairman asap!! I think I have probably looked at your pictures about 10 times this morning..the dishes print matches some of the flowers in our garden during spring & summer. I love the dishes..Thanks ever so for brightening my day!

    • Ellen Stillabower
      March 2, 2015 at 6:57 am

      Your title should read “Flower Therapy For Ellen”!! LOL!!!!

  2. March 2, 2015 at 7:02 am

    What a perfect name for this dinnerware as it truly looks like a special English garden . . . and then you style and set the table with such grace and beauty so like an enchanting garden. What a great way to start my day with beautiful Spring inspiration as I look out my window and see the snow. Have a great day Mary.

  3. Bonnie Keearns
    March 2, 2015 at 7:22 am

    Thank you Mary for warming up my day with that beautiful arrangement, it took the chill right out of my day! Can’t wait for Spring <3

  4. March 2, 2015 at 7:38 am

    Surely spring is almost here?! Your post is uplifting for this unusual winter. Thanks!

  5. March 2, 2015 at 7:48 am

    I love polka dots! Flower therapy for the SOUL!!! Spring is coming — yeehaw!

  6. March 2, 2015 at 7:52 am

    Polka dots make everything better! This dinnerware just has to bring smiles, it is utterly delightful and your wheelbarrow full of spring flowers is so lush and abundant, it promises that flowers are everywhere and days are mild and sunny! The colors in the hydrangea bloom in the cream pitcher made me *sigh* it was so perfect! You always start my week off with a delightful and inspiring post Mary!
    PS I think this table is “New Country” :)

  7. March 2, 2015 at 8:25 am

    Oh my goodness, Mary, your Mary Alice dinnerware table IS a breath of Spring! The darling wheel barrow is the perfect centerpiece to accompany the pretty blooming dishes. I have a red Mary Alice mug and it makes me happy whenever I drink from it. I’m going to treat myself to more flowers because I so enjoyed your quote at the end of your post, for we all need some therapy.

  8. Tammy Coulbourne
    March 2, 2015 at 8:35 am

    Mine will be. I’m headed to the Philadephia Flower Show today!!!

  9. March 2, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Just beautiful! I could almost smell the flowers. Very nice introduction to Spring which seems to be coming early here in Nampa Idaho and we couldn’t be happier!

  10. RS
    March 2, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Thank you for this therapy – much needed!

  11. Carol Jones ♥
    March 2, 2015 at 9:33 am

    Wow!! Really enjoyed this layout and put spring in my heart! So ready for it! Thanks Mary!!

  12. March 2, 2015 at 10:27 am

    I literally let out a heavy sigh when I saw your first photo. Definitely needed those bright beauties to warm up this seemingly interminable Midwestern winter!

  13. March 2, 2015 at 10:36 am

    it is a foggy gray morn and sea, you have NO idea how this screen is popping off in vibrant color like, like a shaft of golden light! i love polka dots, such a sweet little combo. you are making me acutally miss home, i have been here since winter, spring is full bloom back yonder, seeing your yellow rose made my heart pang for graham thomas. beautiful display today, i forget how pretty spring is when surrounded in my trio of greens, blues and grays.

  14. Martha Franks
    March 2, 2015 at 11:49 am

    Love the dinnerware! I am a bee person and get excited whenever I see dishes or jewelry or anything else with bees on it! Thanks for bringing a little springtime to this dreary rainy Monday in GA!

  15. March 2, 2015 at 11:52 am

    OMG – that is the pretties tablescape – I just love it. It pops such beautiful colors and flowers. The dishes are to die for. Wonderful choice. It sure makes you think of SPRING. Hopefully Spring is just around the corner – like 30 days.
    Have a sun warm week.

  16. Marie in AZ
    March 2, 2015 at 12:08 pm

    Just lovely, Mary! Couldn’t be prettier or more refreshing!

  17. March 2, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    I think this is the prettiest pattern from this company I have ever seen. Beautifully put together!

  18. Kristie
    March 2, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    Love this beautiful presentation. You certainly have a gift Mary. Happy Spring to you!

  19. Marilyn (in Ohio)
    March 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    Thank you for the lovely photos. I needed this today as we wait to have our driveway cleared (again!) of about 5-6 additional inches of snow!!

  20. March 2, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    This Harbinger of Spring is a breath of fresh air… The Katie Alice English Garden dinnerware pattern is delightful and your interpretation is playful and joyful!

    I know that all of you are tired of cold weather and looking forward to spring…This tablescape is a huge inspiration!

  21. March 2, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    This table would brighten anyone’s day no matter the season!

  22. franki
    March 2, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Flower Power Rules!! franki

  23. Mary McCormick
    March 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    Absolutely GORGEOUS!! The table & dishes are lovely, charming and enchanting. A wonderful spring table for a late winter day.
    Thank you!

  24. March 2, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    Love this, Mary! I looked at these a few weeks ago when the ad was sent. I do have the flatware, waited for a good sale! Got them in yellow and pink too. Your table is what I needed to see! Another 6 in fell last night and more on the way Thurs. We are over 4 ft, and so cold it is just staying there!

  25. March 2, 2015 at 5:50 pm

    Very spring-y Mary! Love the pretty colors and polka dots! Hard to believe in just a few weeks my early daffs will be up-looking forward to it:@)

  26. Melodie Strickland
    March 2, 2015 at 5:54 pm


    Thank you for your lovely flower therapy!! It really made my day.


  27. Wingit
    March 2, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    You certainly have the talent for spreading joy, Mary. All the things I love – in your blog. So very,very beautiful.
    Thank you.

  28. March 2, 2015 at 6:45 pm

    Just when I thought I wouldn’t buy any more dishes, THIS comes along. It is just beautiful! The flatware is the bow on the package! Really nice, Mary.

  29. March 2, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Oh my heavens! Welcome, Spring!
    Those tulips are simply gorgeous!!
    Love your tablescape!

  30. Rattlebridge Farm FF&EE Party
    March 2, 2015 at 7:58 pm

    Vibrant, cheerful, and styled with brilliance. I’m coming back tomorrow (rain is predicted — getting the drip buckets ready) to drink in the daffodils and tulips. I love how you bring magic and life to a table.

  31. March 2, 2015 at 8:19 pm

    Oh my! Polka dots and florals-be still my heart!

  32. March 3, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    This is lovely. I can’t wait for Spring! Thanks for the inspiration.

  33. Donna Brown
    March 3, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    I love your refreshing flowers and beautiful table, it is very uplifting. I needed spring time therapy. Thanks.

  34. March 3, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    GORGEOUS tablescape and photography!! The Pfaltzgraff pattern and the flowers are both beautiful, but together they are magic. Such wonderful color and patterns together. Well done! Bwg ~~~

  35. March 3, 2015 at 9:40 pm

    Great new pattern. Wonderfu inspiration.

    – Alma, The Tablescape

  36. March 3, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    I want a wheel barrow filled with pretty flowers just like your bouquet. They are splendid! I love tulips and seeing these mixed in with the other spring like flowers make my heart sing. Love the pretty dishes too! Makes me think of the 80s and Laura Ashley.

  37. March 4, 2015 at 5:58 am

    Good Morning Mary, I love the Spring feel which the Katie Alice English garden dishes impart. I have a few pieces myself and they are always a pleasure to use when the sun shines.
    Thank you for reminding me that Spring is just around the corner.
    Best Wishes

  38. Ron
    March 4, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Thanks for sharing #1 at Share Your Style. I cannot wait for Spring too.

  39. March 4, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    What a beautiful new set of dishes. When I saw them on line at Pfaltzgraf I was wondering if they would be headed your way.

    – Alma, The Tablescaper

  40. March 5, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Beautiful! Your table breathes Spring!

  41. March 5, 2015 at 11:31 am

    I want the dishes, the flatware, the little nests, the small wheelbarrow, the … Can I have it all?
    The table is such a lovely sight. Beautiful, simply beautiful.

  42. March 5, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Absolutely Beautiful. Perfection! Happiness! Thank you.

  43. March 8, 2015 at 8:49 am

    Just. So. Pretty.

  44. Linda
    March 8, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    This has to be one of the prettiest and happiest Tablescapes I have seen. Love it! Can you share the source for your little wheelbarrow? I see you have used it in a number of table settings. I would love to use one like it for a Peter Rabbit baby shower I am hosting this spring. Thanks so much.

  45. April 8, 2015 at 11:42 pm

    I just saw this on Pinterest so ran over. So glad I didn’t miss this. Your centerpiece is GORGEOUS!!! I love these dishes and you have made this table just magical! Love it all!

  46. veryl stockdale
    February 28, 2019 at 11:44 am

    very very pretty

  47. Fabby
    February 28, 2019 at 6:22 pm

    Flower therapy indeed ! Just gorgeous, the flower dishes are so lovely and happy, as are all the pretty flowers.
    I guess I can say “Happy Spring !”

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