Oh, gosh. Sorry. I'm off the topic. It's just that I think about meeting him every time January 6th rolls around.
On to the tablescape. . .
I loved the story of The Three Wise Men as a child. More than half a century later, I still find it to be a great tale. All three kings came from different locations in the East. They followed a single bright star in the heaven that led them right to the Christ Child. And they did it riding camels!
How hard must that have been?!!!
hold white flowers and white tapers in the center of the table.
Just as the magi brought gifts for the Newborn King, so too are there gifts for the guests. One little present symbolizes the gift of frankincense. Frankincense is used as an ingredient in perfume. So for the lady, there is a perfume spray for her purse.
For the gentleman, there is a small bundle of incense sticks.
I used a camel colored throw for the tablecloth.
Three Kings? Check.
Star of Bethlehem? Check.
Gifts for the Baby? Check.
I think that just about covers everything.
I'm linking to
Between Naps of the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.
Gold Chargers: So old, I can't remember. (I'm referring to the chargers, not to myself!)
Dinner plates: Galaxy, Sakura, yard sale
Star dishes: Star Candy Dish, Studio Nova, 2 from yard sale, 2 from eBay
Stemware: Rambler Rose, Tiffin Glass Co. (product info. supplied by Terry at La Bella Vie), inherited
Sterling: Burgundy, Reed and Barton
Salt and pepper shakers: Antique Bavaria, not familiar with the markings, inherited
Plastic centerpiece crowns: Grandchildren's dress-up trunk (Hey! When you've got 3 grandchildren,