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:

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I love this!

Miss Sandy said...

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

xinex said...

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

xinex said...

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

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

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

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

Susan said...

Love it! Simple and elegant!

redsoxmom said...

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!

Lynne Laura said...

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

Kindredly, Lynne Laura

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Wonderful tablescape!

ceekay said...

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

Barb said...

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

Kim Chalfant said...

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!

Linda said...

Fun French look, I like it!
Linda

Cottage Rose said...

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

Hugs;
Alaura

Envoy-ette said...

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

Kathleen Ellis said...

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

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

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

Half of the Style Sisters said...

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

Lady Katherine said...

Simply Elegant!

Nathalie Thompson said...

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

Maggie R said...

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!!!!!