Tablescape Thursday ~ In the Yard!

When I was at my home in Washington State I thought it would be fun to do a tablescape outdoors. The weather was lovely and I raced against the setting sun to set this table in my front yard. The neighbors are probably wondering about me…


This is a vintage tablecloth that my MIL had in her stash. The hobnob little clear & milky plates are from Dear’s Great, great aunt Emma. The old silver flatware is from Dear’s parents too.

We bought these beautiful daffodils at Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle. I loved the fullness of them and the added orange.


Oh and looky here Jack Sparrow and Sparra Queen Warbeak made it into an actual tablescape!

For more Tablescape Thursday please visit Susan at Between Naps on the Porch!

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About Ellen am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

41 thoughts on “Tablescape Thursday ~ In the Yard!

  1. wow… what a lovely tablescape! I adore the tablecloth, those birds are too cute… and the beautiful flowers just top it all off! Lovely cake plate too! Awesome job! Thanks for sharing… Please check out the give away on my blog this week! Katy *Plucky

  2. Oh, I love those 40’s tablecloths! So bright and pretty! I am hoping to go to an antique fair in the country this summer and get some of those, providing they are not too expensive. You carried the theme through beautifully with your selection of dishes. The flowers are perfect for this tablescape. Not only is this perfect outdoors, but it’s also not a table you see every day which makes it even more special. Beautiful job!!!!!!!

  3. I love this tablescape! The flowers are gorgeous! And that vintage tablecloth is so festive! The hobnail plates add the perfect touch! I am glad that the birdies made it back for the tablescpae! lol I hope you are having a great week!…Debbie

  4. Oh I love the pink camilla in the little birdie dish. That tablecloth is absolutely stunning. And by the way – my neighbors think I am wierd, too! Gathering flowers at midnight….snipping herbs in my nightgown. LOL Thanks for sharing this with us, Barb

  5. Wow!! That is gorgeous. Love the way the flowers match that wonderful vintage tablecloth. I envy you so much having Pike’s Place close by. We went in December when our son got married on Bainbridge Island in 2005. Of course, I’m sure the flowers are prettier this time of year.

  6. This is just exactly the kind of informal setting I adore. Just beautiful and I would arm wrestle you for that adorable tablecloth. lol
    xo bj

  7. Ellen,

    SO Fresh ! I love the backdrop with your roses ! It is so lush and green !
    That tablecloth pops with color ! I love the birdbath – so sweet and so
    lucky that the Jack and Sparra could make an appearance ! Beautiful
    vintage dishes. I give you at TEN !!!

    Hugs ~ Kammy

  8. I love dining outside. I can’t wait until it’s warm enough. Your tablescape is beautiful. I adore vintage linens. The dishes are wonderful. I love the little accents like the birds, flowers and candles. Great job!

  9. What an absolutely pretty table! Wow! I could just imagine the nice weather…my dear sis lives in Washington and everytime I visit her Pikes Market is a must for me!! I really love the tablecloth, and your flowers bring the whole table together! Hello to your little sparrows!!

  10. Fresh, charming, colorful — oh how beautiful! My mother had a stash of those tablecloths, too. I love how bright and cheerful yours is. And the dishes — to die for! Such a pretty table!

  11. Happy Table Scape Thursday!

    I am stopping by to visit From Between Naps on The Porch and your green table scape is lovely. Thank you for sharing.

    from Roberta Anne = The Raggedy Girl

  12. Okay, I want that tablecloth! It is one of the most beautiful vintage ones I have ever seen. The gorgeous pattern is just the perfect backdrop for your tablescape. I just want to sit down and eat! Very nice. Amy šŸ™‚

  13. * This is SOOOO FRESH n’ HAPPY!!! I have recently purchased some vintage linens ~~~ you are SOOO lucky to already HAVE them in your family… they just “feel n’ look” so warm and welcoming~~~~ “LOVERRRRLY”!!!! Thanks, Linda *

  14. Beautiful and bright table! Yes those nice days here in WA. have been really nice but a bit of a tease when they go away, huh?!
    I think I see Target birdies again too.
    Linda Q

  15. Wow, those birds sure get around — a full and interesting life!

    Lovely table. I especially like the vintage cloth — so evocative of times past; I remember cloths like that from my youth! (A hundred or so years ago!)

    Thanks for sharing… Cass

  16. I love the cloth and the way it just makes that table. The colors you chose are just so cheerful, it’s a happy table.

  17. Ellen, your dedication to your blog is definitely commendable. I love reading about how you have set your table in the yard! šŸ™‚ I love that cheerful looking tablecloth, and the daffodils are beautiful too.

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