Thursday, March 27, 2014

Rooster Table


We surround ourselves with what we love. Much of the fun comes from using items that have meaning. This tablescape was inspired by a black and white table runner that I received from my dear friend Paula.  


I have received so many lovely gifts from beautiful friends over the years, so I'm going to start featuring them on my blog from time to time. 


Once in a while, I check the stats on my blog. It tells me what is popular, and these rooster plates with Mackenzie-Childs chargers are very popular. The plates have a wonderful scalloped design with tassels.


The layers consist of Pinzon chargers, MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check, and Rooster plates.




The centerpiece hen is nesting in a MacKenzie-Childs strainer. 

My weeks have been very full, and I promise to share two wonderful dessert recipes very soon!

Thank you for stopping by!

Debbie
Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..

16 comments:

  1. Very very very cute♥
    I am happy to say I have the red roosters...

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  2. I love this and have those same dishes! I've seen them in red too! Gotta love those Roosters.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia;)

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  3. I always love seeing your Courtly Check, my friend, and paired with the rooster plates, it's a match made in heaven. Your runner that your friend gave you looks so great with the dishes and with your centerpiece.
    I have forgotten to mention how much a adore your Spring header. It makes me want to head for the mountains! I can almost smell the flowers.
    Have a wonderful weekend and I hope it's warming up in your neck of the woods! xo

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  4. Love the rooster plates! Of course I am addicted to plates of all sorts:)

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  5. I agree, Debbie...it's always most pleasurable to surround one's self with those items given in love. Your friend Paula gave you something really great to build from for this tablescape! I love black & white, and this is a beautiful look. I love the way you mixed the patterns from the charger up. It really adds a lot of interest to the table.

    I hope that which has been filling your weeks has all been good! Take care, and have a wonderful weekend!

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  6. So very cute and your courtly check is always admired. Love the rooster plates and the rooster sitting in your bowl. Happy birthday Debbie. I hope you have something wonderful planned. xo

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  7. Love it...great combination, Debbie!

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  8. My wife collects rooster too! We have them everywhere in our kitchen, her name is also Debbie :-)

    Michael
    my recent post: To Die for Hot Fudge Cake
    http://michaelswoodcraft.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/hot-fudge-sauce-chocolate-cake-and-ice-cream/

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  9. The plates are pretty and I love the cute idea for the centerpiece:@)

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  10. Debbie that is one lucky rooster to be sitting in a MC strainer! I love how classy your table is all in black and white and MC everywhere.
    Besides the gorgeous table, I am drooling over the Clambake and cupcakes on your sidebar!
    I had to laugh about Grandpa reading the comments because he did the next morning and loved all the attention!

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  11. Those rooster plates do look beautiful on the MC chargers, Debbie! I love the rooster sitting in the colander too :)

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  12. Beautiful, Debbie! I can never see an M-C without thinking of you :)

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  13. Debbie, I saw this when you posted but didn't have the opportunity to comment. I have the same dishes in red and have looked for the black since seeing yours on a previous post. Finally found a set of bowls. I'm eager to set a table featuring them, so thanks for the inspiration. Cute runner. Have you seen the new McK-C toile and CC table linens?

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  14. Amei conhecer o seu blog,achei maravilhoso.Visite-me:http://algodaotaodoce.blogspot.com.br/
    Siga-me e pegue o meu selinho!!!

    Obrigada.

    Beijos Marie.

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  15. The rooster plates are perfect with the Courtly Check. This is a very cute table, and I like the rooster in the CC colander.

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  16. Beautiful runner and table. It all goes so well together! I too have the plates in red, and a few in violet that Marigene sent me. I have never been able to find 2 more place settings to add to them.

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