Winter Tablescapes

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Is winter over yet?  Unfortunately, I realize that the answer is no.  So I might as well share some winter tablescapes with you today!  This one incorporates lots of white.  Even the nuts used in the topiaries are spray painted white for a snowy effect.

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I like to keep out certain themed elements that I use in Christmas decorating to use at other times during the year.  These include snowflakes and snow-covered things for winter tablescaping, as well as silver balls and mercury glass.  I’ll use the bird-related items in the spring and summer. DSC 1068 Winter Tablescapes




This is my current winter tablescape in my dining room.  I hung some white Martha Stewart pom-poms because they look like big snowflakes.   I’ve got a few snow-covered trees, owls, and deer for a winter forest feel.  And punches of blue, because I really need some color right now!

 

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Closer up, you can see I have a pinecone wreath, silver votive holders, and silver and white Christmas balls on the table.   Both color and theme unite these objects.

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This time last year, I had a large family dinner party.  I used white hobnail plates, silver, mercury glass, and green glass goblets for my dining  room tablescape. 

 

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I used green accents rather than blue.  And lots more silver than this year.  A little vintage fur collar warms up my porcelain lady figurine. DSC 7261 Winter Tablescapes



I love filling glass urns and vases with interesting decorative accessories such as silver balls, shell and crystal napkin rings, and vintage family photos.

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Look in your cupboards and drawers for decorative elements you can use in your own winter tablescapes!

 

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Comments

  1. Dianne Tant says:

    LOVE the mercury glass

  2. Those look beautiful Mrs. Barnett. :-)

    I can’t wait to get these walls painted over here. Again, thank you for your assistance.

    Let me know if I can be a reference, all though your work speaks for itself.

  3. Beautiful! But where do you eat? Do you eat around the beautiful decorations or do you eat entirely in a different room?

  4. Chelle: when we have guests, we definitely eat here – we usually eat in the kitchen as a family. Friday night we had a couple over for dinner – the glasses and plates were already in the right side of the tablescape. For the rest – I moved the taller things to the left side of the table and the four of us sat on the right. Of course, if I have a full table of guests, most of it comes off. But I try to keep some of the major elements in the middle, as long as they don’t impede plates and block conversation!

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