Monday, January 2, 2012

Changing Things Up

Now that the last of the Christmas decor is stored away, I've been having fun decorating various surfaces around the house.  One I'll share today for Marty's Tabletop Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life is my entryway table.  This area needs color, and I decided to use blue for January.
The afternoon sun made it hard to take photos!  Here's another try.
One end of the table includes a salad plate in the Bordallo Basketweave Blue pattern, a blue and white rabbit that was my mother-in-law's, and a demitasse cup featuring bluebonnets.  For height, I set the pieces on a stack of decorating books.  (By the way, the DISH book was a Christmas gift, and it's wonderful!)
The other end of the table holds blue tapers in brass candlesticks and potted ivy in a pretty cachepot that belonged to my in-laws.
Thanks for visiting!  Be sure to check out Tabletop Tuesday for lots of great decorating ideas!

27 comments:

  1. Love It! Great to see the sun this time of year! thanks for sharing,Happy new Year!

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  2. Hi lovely lady.
    I love this so Beautiful love the color Blue!! you did a lovely job putting this all together on your table. I wold like to thank you so much for your sweet comments on my New Years Tablescape and being one of my followers. I hope you have a wonderful 2012 with your family.
    XXOO Diane

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  3. Tricia, I have the same problem trying to take photos inside, though I like the sunlight streaming across your vignette. It looks lovely!

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  4. Isn't it nice to have Christmas stored away? The decorations may be out of sight, but the memories will carry us through the new year. I love this post!

    Blessings.

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  5. I have the hardest time taking indoor photos. Honestly, sometimes I just don't even want to try. I love the way your table looks with the sun streaming across it.

    Like you, I have just taken down my Christmas stuff and am anxious to redo some tables. Unfortunately, nothing has looked so good yet. LOL

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  6. Blue is one of my favorite colors. I love that Bordallo Basketweave Blue plate! It looks great displayed with the bunny and teacup. I'm going to have to check out that DISH book.

    Happy New Year!

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  7. I love this, is so simple and yet so warm, inviting and elegant. My fav is blue and white for ewverything and the Bordallo plate is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing dear Tricia. Happy New Year and may all you want be delivered by the grace of God.
    FABBY

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  8. Your entry table looks so pretty! I love the blue. The plate & rabbit are wonderful and the cache pot beautiful & unique.

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  9. Very pretty Tricia. I love that blue plate. Have a Happy New Year!
    Sherry

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  10. Dropping by to say hi and love your tablescape! Stop by to visit with my friend and me at
    www.southernjunkin.blogspot.com
    Happy New Year!

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  11. Beautiful Blue Plate and the bunny is adorable. Isn't it great to start January with a clean slate? Love it! Happy 2012 and thank you for the wonderful comments! Following you.... XO Cindy

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  12. Beautiful way to greet your visitors Tricia. I love that cachepot, and anything blue always makes me smile. Wishing you a wonderful 2012! laurie

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  13. It's lovely and there is nothing like blue and white. I think the sunlight is beautiful streaming in.

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  14. What beautiful blues! Thanks for visiting my blog!
    Karee

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  15. Beautiful vignette and I love the way the light casts shadows on everything. Gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  16. Beautiful vignette with the blue. It's welcoming to see a clean slate. Happy New Year!

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  17. Thanks for visiting my blog Tricia! Your display looks pretty, I really enjoyed seeing your bordallo plate in blue, it's gorgeous!

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  18. Tricia,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and for sweet comment. Love the blues---my girls all have bunnies like that one, given to them by their grandmother. I will be visiting again soon.

    Suzie

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  19. so fresh and lovely.

    - The Tablescaper

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  20. Oh Tricia! I love Bordallo Majollica! I have some red Christmas plates! I've never seen the blue, but it is gorgeous! Thanks so much for mentioning your new book. I just went on Amazon and in a couple clicks had it ordered and winging it's way to me!!!!! ;0) Woohoo! Thanks also for visiting Take Six today! Happy New Year!

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  21. A belated Happy New Year and Happy Anniversary! I just caught up on your blog.

    The touches of blue are really pretty and classic in your entryway. I still have poinsettias all over the place in mine, because they are still pretty and I hate to throw them away.

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  22. This is so very pretty. It's amazing how small touches transform a space. Dianne

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  23. Love this sweet blue bunny! Lovely blog!New follower.Audrey

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  24. Hi Tricia. love your comment. Big chuckle here.
    Your table top looks very nice. Not too many things and the blue plate is a pretty accent. Very elegant. Maybe now I can get myself to dismantle Christmas. Sigh, in this house it is a huge job. My sister says I should open a store!!!! HA!
    Happy New Year,
    xo Jeanne

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  25. Oh, I love that Bordallo Basketweave plate and the bunny! Everything looks great!

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  26. Your English bucket is wonderful....the whole vignette is very beautiful!

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  27. Hi Tricia, your table vignette turned out so pretty!! Lucky you for having all your decorations down. I find it's much more fun to put them up than to take them down. I'm still working on it. Thanks for your visit with me!!

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