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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Tuesday Tablescape - A La Française


Last spring? summer? we had some friends over for dinner. I decided to cook a French meal and decorated the table accordingly. This heavy iron Eiffel Tower was in the middle, with a menu board just like we saw on the sidewalks in France (mine is seriously scaled down). and some fat white candles tied with perky polka-dotted ribbon.


The tablecloth is pale pink and I used black napkins. For place cards I used dollar store miniature frames. I like things that I can use for more than one party. This one was so much fun!

For more beautiful tablescapes, check out the links at Between Naps on the Porch. Susan hosts this event every week. It will soon be moving to Thursday instead of Tuesday.
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21 comments:

  1. Thank you for visiting and for your sweet comment. The table setting is lovely, great color combo. I love the reusable frame idea too.

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  2. Elegant and fresh looing, love the Eiffel Tower...Christine

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  3. Oooops, sorry, I meant "looking"..Christine

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  4. What a simple, chic table...I love it!

    Love the ribbon detail around the candles...I tend to forget about little accents like that.

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  5. Love it! Simple and elegant!

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  6. Love it! I've been thinking about doing something similar. Thanks for the motivation! I love black/white/pink. It's so hard to find a light pink tablecloth, though. I was looking for V-Day but never found one. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Love your tablescape! I think I just might need to join this one!

    Kindredly, Lynne Laura

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  8. Well, I love this...the Eiffel tower is great - black and white...fantastic!

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  9. Hi Lorrie,

    I wanted to stop by and say "hi". Your table is so French- I just love it! What a beautiful heart on your last post.

    Dig out that fondue pot. I could do that nightly.

    hugs,
    Barb

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  10. Ooh la la!!! Love it!! Especially the mini menu board. I've got to get one or make one. I have the same Eiffel tower. I'm giddy over anything French!

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  11. Fun French look, I like it!
    Linda

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  12. OOOOOO LA LA!!! I love the Eiffel tower, your table scape is so pretty.

    Hugs;
    Alaura

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  13. Clever idea with the frame! The whole table looks very nice!

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  14. Tres chic! very elegant!
    Have a happy week!
    ;-D

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  15. Very elegant...love it! The menu board along with the tower replica are just perfect touches to your French themed table! Thanks for participating in TT this week! :-) Susan

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  16. Such a fun and elegant idea. Love the chalkboard with the menu on it. Just adorable!

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  17. Ooo la la! Tres chic, tres chic! I love your silver frame place cards. Bring out the bagettes and brie!

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  18. Nice work Lorrie. Love the color scheme...and the darling name place cards,,, Great idea.. I may have to borrow that..
    Thanks for dropping by my bog.
    xoxo
    ((((hugS))))
    Maggie..
    Gads it's still snowing!!!!!

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