Category: Dishes

At the Table: Modern Country Style and Mikasa Magnolia Dinnerware

I’m at the table with a soft palette of blue, taupe, white, and Mikasa Magnolia dinnerware. Mikasa Gourmet Basics by Mikasa Magnolia dinnerware warms the table with a modern country style. Inspired by the organic circular designs in natural wood, the warm taupe centers of the pattern are bordered by a combination of line and bead accents in a classic cream…

A Red, White and Blooming Patriotic Table!

  I set a table that’s Red, White and Blooming in anticipation of Independence Day! We’ll be celebrating family members’ birthdays along with America’s birthday this weekend and watching the fireworks from the water. I couldn’t resist dishing out a little tabletop fun with some patriotic fanfare in a celebration of red, white and blue. Broad…

A Fruit-Bearing Table with Pfaltzgraff Orchard Grove

 I’m at a fruit-bearing table with Orchard Grove dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. Freshly picked, Orchard Grove is a new pattern, exclusive to Pfaltzgraff, crafted of porcelain and microwave and dishwasher safe.  A pear and berry garland borders the plates and bowls on Orchard Grove dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. For a colorful foundation for the table, I picked a cherry red,  golden pear,…

Stop and Smell the Peonies!

I’m taking time to stop and smell the peonies. . . Enjoying their lush blooms. . . And heady fragrance for the brief time they’re here. I cut some peonies to enjoy as Ball jar bouquets for my Potting Shed. I found this stamped spoon marker on Etsy. . .  “Love what you grow and what you…

At the Table: Mikasa Antique Orchard

I’m at the table with a harvest of fruit and Antique Orchard dinnerware by Mikasa! Pears, grapes, berries and peaches provide a colorful harvest of fruit on a sage green border and a porcelain white center on the Antique Orchard dinnerware. I harvested a Waverly tablecloth with clusters of grapes and flowers for a foundation for the table. Twiggy woven mats provide…

At the Table: Merisella by Pfaltzgraff

I’m at the table with the colorful and sunny dinnerware of Merisella by Pfaltzgraff, enjoying the flowers and welcome sunshine! After two weeks of rain, I’m happy to be dining outdoors again! One benefit to those April showers besides May flowers, is that they wash the pollen away…*achoo* :)  Jana Kolpen & Mary Tiegreen, the creators of Pistoulet…

Nest Feathering with Birdhouses, Dishes and Snowballs!

I’ve been feathering my nest with snowballs! The Chinese Snowball Viburnum kind of snowballs, enjoying the snowball effect around the Potting Shed. I had a little tabletop fun with bird houses and dishes for a little whimsy, enjoying the snowball blooms before they melt away from all our April Showers :) Timely with nesting season. We look forward to bluebirds…

At the Table with Blooming Dishes: Mikasa Sunset Valley

I’m at the table with blooming dishes and the vibrant florals of Sunset Valley Dinnerware by Mikasa. Mikasa Sunset Valley provides a modern interpretation of a tradition floral design in a vibrant palette of yellow, lavender, coral and rose. Scattered flowers are strewn along the borders of Sunset Valley’s plates and bowls like petal confetti in a playful watercolor…

At the Table: Katie Alice Scarlet Posey

 I have a table full of posies in time for spring and gardening season, Katie Alice® Scarlet Posey 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. Scarlet Posey Dinnerware, a pattern inspired by a snippet of 1950s textile, is…