Monday, April 27, 2009

Blue Monday with white dishes

Happy Blue Monday everyone! Please visit our host, Smiling Sally, by clicking on the blue jay logo. After you've read her post, see who else is participating and visit their blogs too.

Today I am showing a new table runner that was too pretty and too inexpensive to pass up at The Christmas Tree Shop. For casual dining, and the fact that our table is used for more than dining, I like a shorter table runner. Blue, yellow and white colors grabbed my attention right away. Even though this was mass produced somewhere, I just know they had me in mind!

The white lace edge dishes and rectangular plate are from Pier One. If you click on the photo to enlarge it, you'll see that each edging is slightly different. I don't know what the intended purpose of the blue and white plate was when it was made, but I will use it to serve bread or rolls when it is just the two of us for dinner. If I had a different metabolism and could eat all I wanted without a worry, that would make a heck of a serving plate for an eclair, wouldn't it?

Please excuse the water spots on the runner. I washed the plates just before taking this photo and didn't notice them until I saw the picture. Photobucket

The only way these plates could make me happier is to have something scrumptious on them. That I didn't have to cook. Or wash up afterward.


Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

What a happy table setting. Mmmm, eclairs would be perfect for any of those plates, lol! ooooo, maybe a cream puff or two also :0)
I hope you have a great day. Happy Blue Monday!

Barb said...

Those plates are great.
Love the lacy edges.

Blessings on your Blue Monday,
Barbara Jean

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

love the plates! Happy Blue Monday ~ Susan

Elizabeth said...

What a nice table these set. I love daisies!
I am hosting 13 giveaways this week. I hope you'll stop by.

Anonymous said...

This is such a pretty tablescape. It's so fresh and spring like. Happy Blue Monday ♥

Becky K. said...

This looks so springlike!

Happy Monday.

jeanne said...

Hi Knitty, your plates are stunning as is the little tray. The runner is saying welcome summer. I didn't notice the water spots. Maybe if I put my glasses on. lol.


Smilingsal said...

I like white and yellow with blue too. I really like those lacy edges on the plates. Thanks for sharing. Happy Blue Monday.

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi there,
Happy Blue Monday! I love the lacey edges on your plates. I like the blue, white, and yellow too. Have a lovely day.


Nicole said...

Those plates are totally beautiful!
And the table runner is cute. Bargains are always winners :)

Southern Lady said...

What pretty plates, and the runner is perfect for spring. Anything would be pretty served on that little blue and white tray ... even salad! ... lol

Barb~Bella Vista said...

Hi Knitty, your runner and the entire table is great....lovely.

Happy Blue Monday.


Judi said...

Happy Blue Monday
Your plates are sooo pretty and your table runner is cheery. Don't you love Pier 1.
I'm loving the blue....
it was so nice to have you visit...hope you come back again!
Its so nice to meet new friends.
have a lovely day

Carrie said...

The runner is so pretty. The plates are too!!

Hope you have a wonderful Blue Monday!

Kathleen said...

I love Christmas Tree Shops..your just opened, right?
The lacey plates are so pretty, I have some too, from Christmas Tree Shop!
Happy Blue Monday, and thanks for your visit.

ellen b. said...

Oh that is a fun runner and those plates are fabulous. Love the border on them!!

Anonymous said...

The runner makes for a happy table setting and those plates are sweet. All together is is a great look.

Kathy b

KayC. said...

Like your table setting! Have a great Blue Monday.

Terry said...

oh my what a happy post for a Blue Monday ,thank you for sharing these very pretty dishes,love that table runner !
blessings .

Anonymous said...

That shade of blue puts a smile on my face - happy Monday.

Shelia said...

Hi Knitty! Oh, what a happy table runner! It makes me smile! Those white lacy edged dishes are really pretty, too! Man, if they were filled with some yummy food, I'd be right over! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Very pretty..I love the lacey edged dishes.

Cathy said...

I love your laced edge pretty!!! They look scrumptious with the runner!!! Blue, white and yellow is one of my favorite color combos!!!

Have a wonderful Blue Monday!!!

xinex said...

Beautiful plates and runner!..Christine

Anonymous said...

I have never seen anything like those plates so delicate looking. Enjoy them!
mine is here

Blondie's Journal said...

I really like your table runner and plates! So cheerful. I wish you hadn't mentioned the eclair. I gain weight just reading about them!

Happy Blue Monday! :-D


Cathy said...

So pretty and cheery ~ It goes well with your plates.