5/08/2010

Welcome to the 54th "Sunday Favorites"


"Sunday Favorites" is a Sunday meme designed to give bloggers a chance to share a favorite post from the past!!! For more information on how to republish a past post just click on the "Sunday Favorites" info. photo in the sidebar.

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Hello my friends!

Welcome to the 54th run of "Sunday Favorites"!

Happy Mother's Day!!!
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I hope that you are having a fabulous weekend! To all of you dear, sweet mama's out there...Happy Mother's Day! Wishing you a day filled with joy, love, laughter, and many sweet memories!!! Today for Sunday Favorites, I have reposted my "Mother's Day" table from last year (2009). I hope that you enjoy!!!

Well my friends, it has been a long week for me. I'm battling sinus and ear infections...and as you can tell by my lack of new blog posts...I haven't gotten much done! I have finally gotten some antibiotics so hopefully next week will be better!
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Have a super Sunday, sweet friends!

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Love ya'll,
Chari






Sunday Favorites

My favorite post from: May 6, 2009
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Hello my friends...welcome to "Tablescape Thursday"!
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Tablescape Tuesday is hosted by our very own...sweet Susan over at Between Naps On the Porch! I know that there are going to be sooooo many fabulous tablescapes today...so why don't you go on over and see what Susan and the other tablescaping participants have for us today!
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Thank you, Susan...for hosting this fun filled Tablescaping Lalapalooza!!! I sure do appreciate you, my friend!!!
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"To Mama With Love"
Happy Mother's Day!!!
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My tablescape today is called, "To Mama With Love"...in honor of my two Mothers!
Happy Mother's Day!!!


A Mother's Day table prepared for two in my French Country dining room.
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"A Mama is a girl's best friend"


I will be spending Mother's Day with my husband this Sunday! I sure wished that I could celebrate with my Mama but she lives in Texas!
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"No matter the distance...a Mama's heart is always near"


The Placesetting...
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Today, in honor of my husband's mother Mary Alice, I have set the table with her china!

This beautiful china is so perfect for a Mother's Day table! It looks so delicate with its petite pink roses! Please click on the photos to see the details.
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This fine china pattern is called "Roselet" and was made by Harmony House (Japan). Roselet, so named for it's entertwining band of pink roses. The roses are bordered on the top and bottom by a very delicate pattern done in a gold color. A beautiful silver dances so sweetly around the rim of each piece!
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I count it such a blessing to have my mother-in-law's beautiful china...I will treasure it for the meantime and someday pass it down to her only granddaughter Danielle!
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"Her children rise up and call her blessed..."
Proverbs 31:28


The charger plate is called "lace" from JC Penneys. I just love this pretty lace charger and have used it for so many tablescapes. It's a heavy plate but the designs and pretty scalloped border give it a delicate feel. I think it frames the Roselet china beautifully!!!


The Table Linens...
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This beautiful white lace tablecloth was made in Germany. In the first photo you can see the beautiful scalloped edging! This was a gift given to me by my mama!!! The damask napkins were my mother-in-laws!
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"Mama's always spoil their girl's with great gifts"


This beautiful etched crystal goblet also belonged to my mother-in-law! I'm using it for a serving of fresh berries.



The Teacup and Saucer...



The Stemware...
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An etched crystal water glass and a goblet for some sparkly!
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"All good Mothers have been etched by a little wear and tear but they will always be 'sparkly' in their daughter's eyes"


The Flatware...
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The flatware also belonged to my mother-in-law. It's so beautiful...I love it!!!



The Centerpiece...
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Ohhh noooo...I'm using my apothecary jar again! Hehe!!! Ohhh, I have really enjoyed decorating my apothecary jar...please be patient with me if you've seen this before...I will tire of it eventually!!! Hehe!!!
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I placed a white cherub in the jar...it's nestled into a white lace doily and some tiny white flowers. The apothecary jar sits atop a silver handled tray (one of my recent thrift store finds). I wrapped a long silvery beaded tassel around the bottom of the jar and placed a frenchy silver ornament on the tray in front of the jar. An ivy serves for the background and brings a little green into the picture. I then placed mercury glass goblets and silver candleholders to each side.





" A mama is God's angel sent to earth"







In honor of....
Mary Alice
August 29, 1936 - January 26, 1992

Such sweet memories of the best mama ever!!!






My sweet mama...
Ruby Marie

Happy Mother's Day Mama!



















Well my friends...I would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy Mother's Day!!! I hope that your day is filled with sweet delights!!!
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I hope that you enjoyed my "To Mama With Love" tablescape!!! Please leave me a comment and let me know that you were here...I just love visiting with you!!!
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Happy Mother's Day!!!

24 comments:

Tennis Girl said...

Chari,
Such a nice tribute to your Mom. Beautiful table, too :)
Happy Mother's Day,
Robin

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Chari, I love your Mother's Day tribute. Your mother must have been a mighty special lady to have you as her daughter! Hope you have a great day.

And your table is very pretty. I love your red DR!

XO,

Sheila :-)

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

So lovely and so sweet. I love your china, linens and crystal, but most of all I always LOVE the way you decorate your apothecary jars and cloches. You do the best displays ever. I hope you have a very Blessed Mother's Day. Hugs, Marty

gail@myrepurposedlife.net said...

Happy Mother's day! Lovely tablescape!
thanks for hosting.
gail

Sandra said...

Chari, what a beautiful post. You definitely set a stunning table and I think your mama and mother in law are blessed to have you as a daughter and daughter in law. I hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day.
Blessings,
Sandra

Diann said...

Hi Chari!

Such a beautiful table! And a wonderful tribute to your mother!

I hope you have a lovely Mother's Day!

Hugs,
Diann :)

podso said...

Hope you feel better soon, and happy mother's day!

FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

Hi Chari, Happy Mother's Day! I love your tribute to your sweet Mom. You always do such a wonderful job; I'm in awe of your decorating style. Your cloche is precious; love all your china, lovely crystal and pretty linens. Thank you for hosting, I'm having such much fun and I am learning a lot from all of you ladies. I have to really raise the bar...My post is on a sweet bird jar I designed, I hope you get a chance to stop by and visit. Have a wonderful Mother's Day!
Hugz,
Kim

BonjourRomance said...

Bonjour Chari,
What a wonderful way to honor both your mothers. Hope you are feeling better soon, we miss you. SUch a abeautiful table, the cover is gorgeous. Wishing you a wonderful Mother's Day!
Mimi

Flory said...

oh my Chari so beautiful... tears almost fell down from my eyes as I read your post because, I knew but forgot until today that I need a gift for my mom... oh so busy...well Have a very happy mother's day to you!
hugs!
Flory

Kimberly said...

Happy Mother's Day Chari!!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Chari - a very lovely tribute to both your lovely mothers.

Thank you again for doing Sunday Favorites.

I was sorry to read you have been under the weather and hope you are feeling better.

Wanda Lee Of The Plumed Pen said...

Chari dear,

What a beautiful and heartwarmingly touching tribute to your dear mama!..,

Have a wonderful mothers day sweetie!

Hugs from Wanda Lee

P.S.~(Instead of reposting and older post, I'm re-using this post, I hope you won't mind!~ As you know Chari, in as many weeks, I LOST three posts with a technical glitch and I just couldn't bare that AGAIN, so for now here I am, as is)..,

Rettabug said...

This is an absolutely beautiful post & I'm glad you revisited it, since I missed seeing it the first time around.
The lace & fab china are delicious! Beautifully presented, Hon!

I'm sorry to hear you've been sick, Chari. I have missed your lovely comments around bloggerville. :-)
Feel better fast, Okay?

Pat said...

Always so beautiful ~ love it! I hope you have a marvelous day and that you feel much better quickly. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

xoxo
Pat

Stacey said...

Hi Chari. :) I always enjoy seeing your beautiful frenchy dining room. Hope you are having a Happy Mother's Day!

Stacey

Sonia said...

Happy Mother's Day my dear friend!

Hope you are having a wonderful day!

Miss Bloomers

Theresa said...

What a beautiful Mother! I hope you enjoyed your day! HUGS

Creations By Cindy said...

Chari, What a beautiful tribute to your mom! How sweet and precious! Be blessed. Cindy

Jani's Card Chaos said...

Chari' thank you so for leaving me that beautiful comment, that really blessed my heart. I love your blog and also how Godly you are its so nice to know a fellow Christian your love radiates.

Cindy said...

Lovely table setting and words. Your mom sounds like a very special lady. She had good taste in China, that much I can see.
Hugs Cindy s

Tennis Girl said...

Chari,
I sure will show more of the Cape house, when we get moved back in. Looks like around late June. :)
Thanks for the sweet comments.
Robin

paperbutterfly said...

Dear Chari,
Thank you for sharing the tablescape.
How can anyone get tired of that apothacary jar?? Wonderful to have such wonderful memories of both mathers.
I do hope you are feeling much better very quickly!
Blessings, Pam

Julie @ Knittlebits said...

I adore your china! It's so delicate and perfect for Mother's Day. And that cloche - amazing, simply amazing. XOXO, Julie