Monday, January 10, 2011

Winter Beach

Do you like the beach in winter? The frosty coastline has its own special colors, and they are on my tabletop for this week's Tabletop Tuesday at A Stroll Through Life and for Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.

The goods~

vintage Harlequin luncheon plates in gray
vintage Hall shell dishes
post86 Fiesta chop plate,salad plates in apricot, gray & gray candle holders
vintage Hollydale pottery Chicken of the Sea fish plate
Mariposa shell serving pieces
vintage Oneida Deauville flatware
Windsor Diamond Depression Glass tumblers and pitcher
Manhattan Depression Glass footed dish
vintage Ivan Bartlett for Leacock "Ebb Tide" tablecloth
aluminium shell napkin rings
contemporary napkins

I want to give a special shout-out to My Retro Christmas on etsy. I purchased this tablecloth from this fabulous seller. Do check out her shop!


  1. This is a beautiful table. I love the softness of the grey, white and silver with touches of peach. So pretty!

  2. Beautiful and serene!

  3. What a gorgeous table!! The colors are so simple, calming and serene. Just lovely.

  4. Oh so pretty. The apricot and gray is gorgeous. Love the shell and the fish shapes and your serving silver is stunning. How great to use the 3 tier server also. Beautifully done. Thanks for joining the party. Hugs, Marty

  5. Awesome! Love the sea shell motifs and the peach color. Very unique.

  6. I just love your table and the beach theme. Gorgeous.

  7. The tablecloth is a true interesting...and beautiful! You did a wonderful job on your tablescape. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

  8. Wow! This is true elegance! You'll see how I'm imitating your accessories on our upcoming e'scap-ade! :-)

  9. Fabulous pieces! Those grey dishes are simply wonderful!!! They can be paired with SO many colors...what a great collection! The salad server pieces are incrediby beautiful!!!

  10. I absollutely love what you did here. The pink and grey color scheme is so neat, and I love all of your vintage pieces. Those shells! OH, those shells! If they go missing, you won't have to look further than a magpie's nest. ;-)

    And I love the coral handled serving pieces. Just so neat. I'm ready to go to the beach now, and the good news is, I don't live far away! :-)

    Hope you'll join me at my blog. I'm having a china giveaway, and the winner will be able to win something in their favorite pattern.

    Happy Tablscape Thursday...


    Sheila :-)

  11. The colors of this tablescape are soft and shell-like. Thank you for sharing, the table cloth is so pretty, too!

  12. A very pretty table and I love your colors!

  13. Stunning table -- and great use of vintage lovelies to create such a pleasing whole! The Depression glass added such a wonderful touch!

  14. Daphne -
    Beautiful & serene winter day at the beach

  15. This turned out to be such a lovely cloth and table Daphne! So pretty and unusual.