Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Happy July 4th!

Hi Friends,

I'd planned on doing a tablescape this week, but it wasn't a red white or blue theme. I've not done a 4th of July tablescape this year, so we are going to revisit last year's that I did. It turned out nicely and I was proud of it.

May you enjoy your holiday with friends and family!


Trust that you are having a enjoyable 4th of July with friends and family. I hadn't planned on doing a 4th of July tablescape, but....I went in a thrift store on Friday and came across some really pretty blue dishes and thought...well why not?

So, I spent a couple of hours putting one together on Friday evening. These dishes are a setting for four which is perfect and the set is complete without chips or cracks and in very good condition. I really don't decorate with blue so I'm excited to have blue as well in the mix and the price was right too!

A couple of mentions highlighted in this tablescape... My father-in-law who passed away recently served as career army is featured and my husband's grandmother known as "Granny" made red, white & blue potholders and a dishcloth that is part of this tablescape. Granny made these in her latter years. I will always treasure them even though I'd never met her as she passed away before I came into the picture.

GW purchase of blue and white plates.

4 piece place setting of the blue and white.

Pretty blue teapot a gift.

Granny's crochet potholder and dishrags passed on to me.
Papa served career army.

Hope you enjoyed my patrotic table!

I am joining Marty at A Stroll Thru Life for Tabletop Tuesday this week and Sandi at
Rose Chintz Cottage for Tea Time Tuesday.



  1. LaDonna,
    I adore your red, white and blue Table Top Tuesday! Lovely post with heartfelt meaning! Thank you for sharing with us today!

  2. It looks wonderful. I love your tablescape. Absolutely perfect for the 4th celebration. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  3. The word is beautiful! Love your red-blue-white table! Thanks for sharing this gorgeous post:)
    Happy 4th!
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

  4. What a beautiful red white and blue table setting. Very lovely. Thanks so much for sharing. Karie

  5. What a wonderful table LaDonna! Your new dishes are perfect and you turned them into a lovely 4th of July tablescape! And I love the potholders! They add just the right touch!

  6. Hello LaDonna,
    What a lovely patriotic tablescape!The red, white, and blue is very pretty. I especially like your teapot with the scripture written on it; beautiful! Nice tribute to your loved ones as well. Happy 4th of July and thank you for sharing this with Tea Time today.


  7. Hello LaDonna, I had a friend with that name....lovely. Your table has great memories involved. Love the new dishes. I am your newest follower. I hope you pop in to say hello and follow along.


Thank you for your sweet comments! I love hearing from you!

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