Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Vive la France!

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We have made a change in our breakfast room.  We now have the table and chairs that match our Welsh Cupboard, and I really love the maple butcher block top.  I also like the French ladder back chairs.

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Every Bastille Day I like to decorate, but this year we were in Cincinnati.  So yesterday I set a fun French-inspired table for breakfast.  It was Shelley's school registration day, so we had to get up early.  :(

Sunflowers will always remind me of sunny Provence.  Nothing is new on the table other than the Bon Appetit napkin rings I bought on sale at Williams-Sonoma. Breakfast was not that special...only fresh berries and toast.  I will bake a nice coffee cake later in the week.

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Until next time...

Blessings!
Ricki Jill

23 comments:

  1. HI RJ! Oh, my goodness, your table is gorgeous and that hutch with all of those precious dishes just makes my heart skip a beat! :) Love it.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  2. That is beautiful! When we drove through the countryside of France, I remember fields and fields of sunflowers. People say that wheat fields look like a sea of gold, but those don't hold a candle to fields of sunflowers. It's my favorite memory of France, actually. Thanks for the reminder. :)

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  3. RJ, I love your hutch full of MC, awesome! And what a lovely tablescape. The anthro vase is perfect with your MC. Love the flowers, place mats and napkins. What a beautiful way to start the day and send your daughter off to registration day at school. Beautiful, beautiful.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  4. The flowers are so cheerful and sunny. It all looks beautiful.

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  5. Very pretty! Your new table and chairs are gorgeous, just my style! And your dishes are lovely. Very French!

    XO,
    Jane

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  6. What a fun tablescape! And that hutch - oh my!! Swoon...
    xoxo,
    Kim

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  7. Ooh la la Mackenzie Magnifique!

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  8. Just beautiful! Love the yellow and blue and those napkin rings!

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  9. I love your table and chairs! Your hutch looks so nice with your colorful dishes! What a great pattern they have! Love your placemats and your "let them eat cake" bowl! Those flowers are so cheerful too! That's a great way to start a day, even if it is a rushed one!

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  10. Oh, my, is it a treat to see your hutch full of Taylor Ceramics. And I had a big smile when I saw your "Let Them Eat Cake" piece from Anthropologie. A friend recently gave me a gift card to Anthroologie, and I knew immediately what I wanted to get. I've admired Molly Hatch's work since first seeing it at Anthropologie. I came home with this one and her Make Do piece. I've added them to our living room book shelves, but I'm working on a tablescape to feature these. Thanks for sharing this table and your hutch full of delight! ~ Sarah

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  11. Ricki I am so jealous. I love the harvest table and ladder back chairs. Wow your kids go back to school early, Ours go back Sept 4th.

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  12. Oh How BEAUTIFUL!!! You are so much better than Martha Stewart!

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  13. Love your table and chairs and tablescape. Your centerpiece is really beautiful. I love blue and yellow. Are you going to paint the centerpiece?

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  14. That is one lovely table, sweet friend! Your center arrangement is beautiful, & I love your new table and chairs -- all so charming!

    Carol

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  15. Wow you really set the bar high!!! This is adorable you have the cutest accessories with the cutest tableware I am smitten and would love to come for a meal even berries and toast on that table sound F A B A L O U S!!!

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  16. Oh Wow! Just beautiful! I love the centerpiece and those dishes are to die for. Looks like a wonderful tablescape. Thanks for stopping by with your lovely comments. Have a great weekend.


    Jody

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  17. Love your table, it's beautiful. The table setting is lovely. Love the flowers too!

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  18. Love the new table. Ladder back chairs are some of my favorites.

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  19. Love your new furniture! And you topped it with such a wonderful, cheery setting. Just beautiful!

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  20. Such a lovely table setting! Love you hutch with all the the beautiful dishes - yummy :)
    Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

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  21. What a beautiful centerpiece and I love the King's saying: Let them Eat Cake. Your entire table is charming. Your hutch is terrific with all the lovely dishes! Happy Seasonal Sunay.
    FABBY

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  22. What a beautiful table! Love the dishes and the centerpiece! A beautiful hutch too!

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  23. Great table and beautiful dishes, love the blue color. Your hutch is also just as beautiful. Great job.

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