Monday, May 28, 2012

Aqua and White

I am returning to my favorite color today in my tablescape. I haven't used it for a while so I am hoping you enjoy it as much as I do.
Take a look:

Yes, my favorite color is Aqua and I'm loving the aqua candles and the aqua & white napkins. Seems like white tablecloths just say "elegant" when you use them in a tablescape.






If you look over on the bread rack, you can see I have a small vignette using two white platters and a teapot and underplate and of course, a pair of white birds.
I know you have seen my birds many times, they go so well with my tablescape.


The flatware was a wedding gift to me from my Maternal Grandmother so it is very dear. I don't even know the brand or pattern, it isn't shown on the pieces. It is stainless so no polishing necessary.
The napkins are new and purchased from Cockrell's Mercantile Store. I love the color and pattern in the napkin and it is reversible. Hooray, I can use then in another aqua post sometime.

Do you love this color as much as I do, or do you have another color that is your favorite?

I only wish I had hydrangeas blooming but instead I had to use faux for the centerpiece.They really are a teal color but seem to look gray in my pictures.
The menu for tonight comes from Food.com and their Best Romantic Recipes.
Summer Dinner Salad and a Glass of White
Better Than Sex Cake and a Cup of Coffee 

I do hope you have enjoyed my Aqua and White tablescape. If you are not a follower, please join my blog and I will follow you back - Judy.





White dishes are Pfaltzgraff - Gazebo
Teapot & Platters from TJ Maxx
Candles are from Bed, Bath and Beyond
Napkin Rings are Godinger 
White Vase is Fiesta
Tablecloth is vintage and belonged to my Mother


I am participating in these parties:


Masterpiece Monday at Boogieboard Cottage 
Make the Scene Monday at Alderberry Hill 
The Delectable Home
Meet Me Monday at You're Talking Too Much 

Your Cozy Home Party  at Cozy Home Scenes on Tuesday
Table Top Tuesday  at A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday On

Let's Dish  at Cuisine Kathleen on Wednesday
Centerpiece Wednesday at the Style  Sisters
Wow Us Wednesdays at Savvy Southern Style



White Wednesday at Faded Charm 
Bunny Hop Party at Bunny Jeans Decor and More

Tablescape Thursday  at Between Naps on the Porch
Open House Party at No Minimalist Here on Thursday
Favorite Things Thursday at Katherine’s Corner
Home and Garden Thursday at A Delightsome Life

Feathered Nest Friday at the French Country Cottage
Inspiration Friday At The Picket Fence
Thrifty Things Friday at The Thrifty Groove
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home

Seasonal Sunday at The Tablescaper
Mosaic Monday at Little Red House


44 comments:

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Judy,

Your tablescape is absolutely AWESOME - it is so beautiful, elegant, peaceful and lovely!!!!

And you know I adore those birdies!

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

This is such a soothing color combo for the HEAT of SUMMER! as I write this it is 98degrees here in Connecticut, TOO HOT! I love every detail you have set...I just saw a HUG CROCHETED Doily from MAYBE the 60s in "AQUA" at a consignment shop. It was gorgeous BUT I didn't buy it. That night I could NOT STOP THINKING OF IT and went back the next day..."IT WAS GONE"!!! Serves me right!
Have a wonderful week,
Big Hugs,
Donna

Nellie said...

Such a cooling, welcoming table, Judy. I like the menu, too, especially the dessert.:)

Pat's Pink Apron said...

Judy,
Hi! Well that aqua is so pretty with white and cream. The candles goes so nicely with the napkins which are beautiful & The bread wrack in the background is very nice, and the vignette is lovely.
I've been wanting some goblets similiar to those.
Have a great week.
Pat

Pollyanna said...

Oh so refreshing, just seeing it makes me breath deeper. -Paula

Shelia said...

Hi Judy! Yes, I love the color aqua and you've used it so beautifully on your table! Your table is very elegant! I have some very similar birdies!
Happy Memorial Day!
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Judy Ann Lincicum said...

Judy, now that's my color of blue! Love the crispness of the blue and white. Thank you for always putting the extra information; such as, brands of dishes, where you bought them, so forth. I am a collector just for my own use, of glassware, and I love to look at the bottom of pieces to see where they are from. I am a new follower, come visit me! Judy too

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Judy: It is really beautiful. I love aqua and have it on my back porch and gazebo. I was very happy to pick up some white and aqua napkins at my daughter's breast cancer garage sale last weekend. When the pretty, but very messy, tree stops dropping stuff all over, I will post a tablescape with them. I love that little t-pot with the emblem on front. I have the creamer and sugar bowl to match. Will have to look for t-pot. Looks like we have similar tastes, not only in names...Happy Monday..Judy

Diane said...

I do have a favorite color and it is brown! It looks beautiful with your favorite color, aqua. I do love your table. The napkins are a great find and I adore white tablecloths. In fact, I seem to use mine almost all of the time. Thanks for sharing this pretty table setting, Judy!

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Gorgeous table Judy! Makes me feel cooler (in this heat) just looking at it! Love aqua myself. I thought I followed you, but not sure, so I may have signed up twice, LOL! Pam

Fiona said...

Simply beautiful

The aqua is so unusual.
I love everybit of your table.


Fiona

Creations By Cindy said...

I love those colors and the little birds are so sweet! Beautiful tablescape. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Debbie said...

Your table is beautiful, and I simply love the cooling combination of colors. It's perfect for the summer!

Alycia Nichols said...

At his age for me ALL cake is better than sex!!! But that's a whole other story! :-) Beautiful color, and I'm always so thrilled to see how you use it. Aqua is one of those colors that is simultaneously soothing and invigorating. Love it! The reversible napkins are great! I love it when that happens....double mileage points! :-) The hydrangea stems don't look gray to me. On my screen they look almost like a deep periwinkle. And I do agree...a white table linen is a wonderful foundation for an elegant setting!!! I hope you had a good Memorial Day weekend! Take care!!!

Brandy~GreyLaneHome said...

Beautiful and romantic. Your flower arrangement is gorgeous.

Scribbler said...

Great table! It looks so elegant and summery -- just waiting for a light lucy for the ladies.

Tammy Partin Spangler said...

I love aqua, too! Those napkins are beautiful!

Robin said...

I love the white tablecloth and dishes. It really does look elegant with the cool blue color accents. At least in the photos, the centerpiece looks to be a perfect blue.

Robin
Robin Flies South

Sarah said...

You can count me as one who also loves this color. I'm a fan of all variations of blue! This is a beautiful table. It looks very elegant!

ann k said...

Very pretty! Love the napkins. I will look forward to seeing them -along with your little birds -in the future!

Entertaining Women said...

I also am gaga over aqua and turquoise. Just bought some great glass turquoise charger plates at Gordman's tonight....they were on clearance. If you all have Gordman's, check it out. Also found them in hot pink! Your tablescape is beautiful...I could sit there for hours. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very elegant, Judy! I love that little teapot!

Tanya@takesix said...

Your table is beautiful, Judy. It is crisp and cool. Perfect for a hot summer day!

Carolyn Robbins said...

Hi Judy, I am an aqua girl too. I love your table setting. Just beautiful!

Athena at Minerva's Garden said...

This table made me smile--I love it!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Hi darling, I love your table. Your colors are so fresh and crisp. The little birds peeking through are just too cute for words. My eyes went immediately to the white platters, gorgeous!!! Would love to be a guest at your beautiful table. hugs ~lynne~

Jo's This and That 3 said...

Love the table and the colors! Hope you are doing better Joann

Cindy said...

Love your new napkins and the fact that they are reversible! So pretty!

Judy Bigg said...

Thanks, sorry I am unable to find your blog. Thanks for stopping by.

Marlis said...

So serene and elegant. I love your table. The color of blue is perfect. I love your sweet vignette too. The flowers are the perfect shade.. Have a great weekend. xo marlis

Bunny Jean said...

Judy, I right clicked GreyLaneHome and got this blog: http://www.greylanehome.com/. I hope this helps :)

Bunny Jean said...

Hi Judy!

I always love when you share an aqua blue table setting. The aqua and white together is so pretty and calming.

Thanks for sharing at my party!

xoxo Bunny Jean
Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

Judy Bigg said...

Thanks, I found it.

Victoria Mische said...

I love your color combinations you made here in your table! Though simple but I can sense the love and passion you put in decorating this tablescape! The aura is calming and relaxing!

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Dianne said...

Judy, I love aqua too and have used it several times on my table. I tend to gravitate to aqua when shopping for beads, clothing and dishes. Your table is lovely. I love those napkins. Thanks for joining me and for your kind comments. I thought I had already joined your blog, but I am trying again today. Dianne

Aledia said...

I'm a huge fan of Aqua and I just love your pretty napkins and how the candles match so well!
Thank You so much for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful night!

(hugs)
Aledia @ Plum Perfect

awal.ny said...

I love the blue and white. I have been drawn to blue this year too, but I can only stand it in small doses in my home.

The French Hutch said...

Hi Judy, I love your tablescape. I think aqua looks so pretty with all of your white pieces. Beautiful china! Love the pattern in the napkin too. Gorgeous tablescape…………

~Emily
The French Hutch

Katherines Corner said...

It's truly lovely. The colors look so beautiful together. I love white dishware too. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

Kathleen said...

I do love this color combo, so crisp. Beautiful table, and thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

The Tablescaper said...

Oh, I love those aqua napkins. And yes, they do look elegant.

Thanks so much for being a part of blog-a-versary.

- The Tablescaper

(Queenmothermamaw) Peggy said...

It is definitely one of my favorite colors. You did a wonderful job. I would never have known the hydrangea were not fresh from your yard. I too have some little white bird salt and peppers that were my maternal grandmother's. I don't do tablescapes often but I think I may start. Great job.
QMM

My Little Home and Garden said...

That is a beautiful, fresh looking table. The colours are so light and breezy, just right for this time of year.

Mary Howell Cromer said...

I am not a great fan of the colour blue, however Robins eggs blue and aqua are 2 favorites. Your table scape is really lovely, love it!