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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Spring Birdhouse Tablescape




Welcome to Tablecsape Thursday hosted by Susan at Between Naps On the Porch. Please pay her a visit to view lots of beautiful tablescapes! I love to participate when I can, but I only have so many dishes! lol...





I found this cute birdhouse yesterday and it sparked an idea. I remembered I had the black plates and tulip napkins so I put this together in my head in the middle of Hobby Lobby! lol...Sometimes things just work out that way huh? Now who can I have come over for dinner? Hmmm




I had all of the flowers, greenery and container. I have a little stash that I just keep reusing in different arrangements for my house.



Even though I used some black, it is still a bright and cheerful tablescape!







The napkin rings, green plates and wicker place mats are from Pier1. The black plates and plastic glasses are from Wal-Mart. They look good for being plastic! I believe the napkins are from Dillard's a few years ago.





I have used those napkins over and over! I just love them...







The kitchen is looking springy! Now if the sun would just come out...I think the rain is finally going to come to an end tonight. Yay!




Thank you for your visit!! Happy spring to you all!





Please check my Etsy store for new items. You might even find a birdhouse arrangement for yourself or for a gift for mom!

I am also linking to My Romantic Home


34 comments:

LC said...

How pretty, Kristen. Love the birdhouse arrangement.

I hope you dry out soon!

have a nice evening~ LC

Designs on 47th Street said...

Kristen, this is a beautiful table! I too love those napkins and the rings. Your birdhouse arrangement is fantastic.
You are good! :)

Donna

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a great arrangement, Kristen! It is a wonderful focal point to your tablesetting!

Marlis said...

Your table is lovely. The birdhouse is so very charming. I love the napkins and the rings too. Great fun!

Entertaining Women said...

Your amazing birdhouse centerpiece will have the birdies trying to figure out a way through the windows and onto your table. Everything looks beautiful! Thank you for sharing your lovely design. Cherry Kay

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Kristen, I did a bird theme this week too! I love your darling birdhouse!
What great chargers! Don't you love something twiggy on a spring table?
Yvonne

Marigene said...

Love your birdhouse centerpiece, very nice.

Gypsy Heart said...

Looks really nice! I've thought of you with all the storms...it's been horrible here. So many tornadoes, hail, etc. and no sleep.

Off to check your Etsy shop!

Pat

Allyson Pecilunas said...

Kristen, your table is so pretty! Love the birdhouse arrangement!

Designs By Pinky said...

Kristen, the table looks fantastic! I love the birdhouse arrangement! I am getting all the bunnies put away and out will come the birdhouses!!! Maybe next week I will have a bird themed table too! I never would ahve guessed the plates and glasses were plastic! They are so pretty! XO, Pinky

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

I love your spring table. That birdhouse is so pretty nested in the flowers. I love those adorable napkin rings.

Kathysue said...

Kristen this is adorable and Oh So Springy!! Kathysue

Marianne said...

Kristen, such a pretty table you have set. I just love your birdhouse arrangement.
Marianne :)

Farica said...

Love your tablescape! Your black dishes look great with your birdhouse and valance.

Shelia said...

Hi Kristen! Your table is so lovely the your birdhouse centerpiece takes the cake or should it be takes the nest? :)
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty and springy! I love all of the colors-enjoy:@)

Tanya@takesix said...

What a sweet table Kristen. I Love it. The black accent is so nice, and I think those napkin rings are so sweet. I love Pier 1 ;0)

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Kristen, Beautiful as always!! Martina

Mari said...

OHHH THIS IS SOOO PRETTY, I JUST LOVE YOUR NEW BIRD HOUSE :)

MARI

Becca said...

Beautiful tablescape, Kristen !! I love how you nestled your cute birdhouse in the middle of your arrangement !! And, okay ... my apologies if I missed this before, but is that a new rug under your table ?! xo, Becca

Kathy said...

Love your birdhouse arrangement. Your blog is fairly new to me and I've enjoy your decorating style.

I would love if you would do a tut on how you did the birdhouse arrangement. So neat!

Zoey said...

Nicely done!

I really love those chargers and the birdhouse centerpiece is what caused me to click on your post as the first one from TT.

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen this all looks gorgeous! The birdhouse is adorable and goes well with your spring decor'. My favorite thing is your lovely woven chargers. So pretty!

I've been out of it all day. My sister Michele and her family live in Birmingham. (The one you made the *G* frame for her baby last year.) Whew. They have no power and won't for many days but they are okay. Thank you God.

Warmly, ~Melissa

Gloria (The Little Red House with the White Porch) said...

Love your tablescape and your home...Beautiful!
Best,
Gloria

His Way or Her Way said...

Loved your tablescape! I nearly fell out of my chair when I saw your Etsy bows. GORGEOUS!! I bookmarked your Etsy page for later. I am following you now and hope you'll visit our blog soon!

Lori

Betsy said...

This is gorgeous. I love your colors and especially the birdhouse.

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Kristen!

Nice to meet you! I am here from Cindy's. What a lovely table! Love the dishes, and the centerpiece. Very creative!

Debbie

~ ~ Ahrisha ~ ~ said...

Hi Kristen, I love your birdhouse idea and would love to give it a go myself. Your table is lovely. You may like my current post too. Stop by if you have a minute.
~ ~Ahrisha~ ~

debbies said...

I have the same napkin rings and don't you just love them! Please let me know if you ever find more of those crystal hearts that you used on a frame I purchased.

Jennifer said...

Such a pretty arrangement!

Katherines Corner said...

one word "GORGEOUS" okay the words before gorgeous and the words after gorgeous don't' count, giggle Hugs!

shopannies said...

how very pretty love the light colors and the birdhouse makes it all come together to say welcome home its spring

A Hint of Home said...

That is just too cute, Kristen! How fun to be so close to visit often. I bet Chase is over the moon!
Have a great week!

Miss Janice said...

Kristen, I embarrassed that it's been so long since I've commented...no excuse:) Anywho, I'm catching up with you and LOVE this tablescape. Of course, the centerpiece is fabulous!

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