Tablescape Thursday ~ Aqua & Red

Welcome to another Tablescape Thursday. Susan at Between Naps on the Porch is the hostess for this weekly event. Click on over to see lots of pretty tables around Bloggyworld.

Since most of my tables are very thrifty I’m adding this post to Thrifty Thursday with Leigh at Tales from Bloggeritaville.

I had my new thrift store aqua blue tablecloth on the table for my scape last week I decided to change it up and throw in some red.


The old roosters are from Dear’s mother. The red martini glasses are from Target clearance. I enjoy a martini from time to time but I also like to use these glasses for serving dessert. The red patterned plates are from tj maxx and the top salad/dessert plates (Warren Kimble) are from Goodwill as is the candle holder with red dangling crystals.




The napkins are from a thrift store on Main St. in Ventura and the napkin rings are, too. The napkin rings are pear shaped.

Photobucket is holding all my photos that I stored on their site from 2007-2015 hostage replacing them with ugly grey and black boxes and asking for a large ransom to retrieve them. It is a slow process to go through all my posts deleting the ugly boxes.

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.

42 thoughts on “Tablescape Thursday ~ Aqua & Red

  1. Being a “red” person, I find the table decor just about the best one I’ve seen!! And…it’s Goodwill again! You must be like a Hawk when you fly into the store!!
    Baby Crows….I’ve never seen one but there is always a first time! They didn’t build the nest as high as I would have thought, I crow when walking by it..and so far nothing has jumped up! My camera must always be ready!!

  2. You’ve gotta love that red, and your roosters are such handsome devils. Love the vibrant colors. Cheers to your martini glasses, they look terrific with your napkins.

  3. HI Ellen! Oh, what a great table! I love it! Now if you don’t mind, I would love to have those fuzzy footed roosters! They’re precious! I love how you’ve combined the different patterns of dishes! You’re great at this, dear one!
    be a sweetie,
    shelia 🙂

  4. Hello Ellen!

    I love the Martini glasses! Another martini lover here. I cannot believe you could find fabulous items as Goodwill. I have never had such luck there. I’ll have to pay another visit soon. Mother’s roosters make the table. Thank you for the inspiration and the kind words.


  5. I adore how you combine your patterns…I do the same, sometimes, and love how it looks. Your table is so so cute and i love your Goodwill finds…

  6. Love the dishes and the Roosters, such a pretty and Happy Tablescape.
    Also love listening to the Pav….my favorite! Keep up the good Scaping…xoxo~Kathy~ @ Sweet Up-North Mornings… Stop over!, love to have you.

  7. I love the plates and the table cloth. Very nice and country.
    Very pretty
    Stop by when you are out .
    Click on follow and stay up on all the things I’m blogging about.
    Again very nice

  8. Ooooo, I have to say that aqua and red is emerging as one of my new most favorite color combinations and you’ve done a great job pairing the two! Perfect!

  9. Oh Ellen…I love this table…those salad plates are to die for my friend…love the Roo’s as your centerpice…just love it all…thanks so much for sharing this fun table with us…may you have a great day…hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  10. I love the red plates with the blue tablecloth. And I love the GW plates. I love the napkins. I love how everything works so perfectly together. Oooh, and I love the roosters. Too cute!

  11. Nice job – lovin those dishes…are the plates Warren Kimble ? Those
    roosters make me snicker cuz, looks like they are struttin their stuff !
    Hugs ~ Kammy

  12. Oh I am crazy about roosters and farm houses are my favorite. I always wanted to buy an old barn and turn it into a house, or at least a wonderful old house. I love the plates, they are so pretty. Just a gorgeous tablescape. BTW, we are having a “Cloche Party” on June 19th, check out my blog for details. I hope you will join in on all the fun. Hugs, Marty

  13. Hi there.
    Thank you so much for stopping by “The Zoo”. You have such a beautiful table there. I love the mixture of colors and patterns and textures. Wonderful! Even better when it’s done on a budget.
    When’s breakfast?!

  14. Hi Ellen…

    How are you doing, my friend? Long time no see! Ohhh…what a pleasure to visit at your place today…such a pretty tablescape! Girl, I love color and your beautiful aqua and red just tickles my fancy!!! The place setting is so delightful…I love the look of the wicker charger with those pretty salad plates!!! All of the old “Americana” houses are delightful!!! They look fabulous atop your beautiful red and white patterned dinner plates…I just love the look of this!!! Ohhh…and pretty floral napkins…they couldn’t be any more perfect!!! Beautifully done, my friend!!!

    Warmest wishes,

  15. Those GoodWill plates with the houses on them are fab! I would have picked those up in a heartbeat. I really like the silver pear napkin rings, too.

  16. What a cheerful tablescape. This looks like a wonderful table for those roosers to wander around on trying to decide which house to visit! love your reds!

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