December 12, 2017

Set the Table - Amaryllis in the Breakfast Nook


Amaryllis just speaks Christmas to me.

They are so neat because you buy the bulb, plant it, and in a few weeks it starts to flower.

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They are great fun for kids to practice their gardening skills on too.



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The inspiration for the table was a set of Amaryllis tidbit plates that I found months ago at the thrift store.


There is a lot of red and green on these little plates, so it just made sense to set them up in the breakfast nook for Christmas.


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We started with a small linen tablecloth and then added all the other elements.

The little red tow-truck was also a thrift store find.

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We used thrift store red wine glasses.  They were used HERE as well.



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The small green lidded pot was from the thrift store too.  It is by Bordallo Pinheiro and is new to my collection.



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The napkins are Ralph Lauren.



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Red-handled flatware stands ready in a white ironstone pitcher.  We used this flatware HERE.



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A List of the Elements on the Table

Linen tablecloth - I think I bought this at White Feather Farms
Green Chargers - thrift shop
Red plates were purchased HERE
Cabbage Plates were purchased at Home Sense a few years ago.
Amaryllis tidbit plates - thrift shop
Napkins - Ralph Lauren from Home Sense
Red Wine glasses - thrift shop
White ironstone pitchers - I have had them for many years.
Red-handled flatware - B&B from Home Sense
Green pot on green cabbage plate - thrift shop
Red tow truck - thrift shop
Amaryllis - faux from Michael's
All of the faux Christmas trees we have had for a few years.



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Thank you for stopping by and warm wishes for a Merry Christmas from Fair Meadow Place.


This is an original Fair Meadow Place, "Set the Table - Amaryllis in the Breakfast Nook" Publication.


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10 comments:

  1. I love amaryllis and your tidbit plates are so cute! Lovely tablr

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  2. Thank you, Carol. Merry Christmas.

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  3. This is such a cheerful table, I'd like to join you for lunch right now. (OK, midnight snack.) The amaryllis is really lovely and the truck with the mini-tree on it is an adorable touch!

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    1. Thanks, Jeanie. Lunch or snack would be great.

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  4. I have never planted an amaryllis but they sure look beautiful on your table!Thanks for sharing at The Blogger's Pit Stop! Roseann from www.thisautoimmunelife.com

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  5. Beautiful amaryllis for your breakfast nook. It is just perfect there.

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    1. Thank you for stopping by, Judy. It is a pleasure to hear from you.

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  6. Beautiful table & flowers! Can't believe so much of it is thrifted!

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    1. It didn't occur to me how much was thrifted until I started listing the sources. Thanks so much for stopping by, Cathy.

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