April 19, 2012

Earth Day 2012

Happy Earth Day!
I'm joining Kathleen at Cuisine Kathleen for Let's Dish. Although I'm a little late to the table (pun intended), I'm accepting her Earth Day Challenge.
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Placemats are made from artificial grass with a cord edging. Napkins match the edging. Chargers are terra cotta dishes that normally catch drips from potted plants. Napkin rings are made to represent small terra cotta pots.

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Place card holders and candle holders were made from a tree that had to be removed some years ago. The place cards were printed on yellow card stock.

The floral font used on the place cards is semi-replicated on the menu board that hangs over the buffet.
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Be kind to our planet.
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for Wednesday Night's Let's Dish!


Yellow plates with basket weave rim: Home, the local thrift store
Blue salad/soup bowls: No markings. Can't remember the details.
Yellow flatware: Splendente Italian Flatware, NapaStyle
Artificial turf placemats: artificial turf, Lowe's, cording fabric, JoAnn Fabrics
Green napkins: fabric, JoAnn Fabrics
Green stemware: : Certified International, Olive Green, Amazon.com
Terra cotta pot napkin rings: eBay
Blue earth balls: CM School Supply, Montclair, CA
Beach ball globes: Amazon

10 comments:

  1. I love your candle holders. Such a fabulous idea :)

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  2. There are so many good ideas here like the terra cotta charger and the tree branches as candle holders! Perfect for Earth Day! Linda

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  3. Very nice! You are always so clever! Did you see the cake pedestal I made the same way you made the candle holders?
    Love your place mats, and the candle holders and card holders. Thanks for joining in Let's Dish! I am afraid you won't get as much traffic as the early posters, people move on quickly in blogland!
    Next month is a Mom's Day theme, using something of your Mom's, or her fave color or fave flowers!
    Have a great weekend, Denise!

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    1. Oh, I don't think I did see that cake pedestal, but I can certainly imagine it! In fact, it may be the center of next year's Earth Day table at my house.
      Honestly, Kathleen, I am really enjoying your Wednesday Let's Dish get-togethers! I can't always chime in, but I'm there! You have such nice people following you.

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  4. I loved your tablescape and your pretty outdoor setting! The plant saucers make great chargers...love that idea!!

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  5. Wow, how creative you are. Love the details that were hand made for this table. It truly is earthy and green. Thanks for sharing your inspirational table. I am your newest follower. i hope you drop by for a visit and follow along. Happy Earth Day. Linda

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  6. Very nice! I love to eat out on the terrace. Looks like you have the perfect setting. Cute idea to use the saucers as chargers. I'm going to remember that idea.

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  7. Denise this is fabulous! I love the idea of using saucers for chargers! It looks great! Your napkin rings are adorable too. You have really been very creative on your setting as well. I think it all came together so beautifully. I also love eating outside. Your outdoor area is so pretty and inviting!

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  8. Your table is charming...love the placemats!

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  9. This is wonderful! You really got into the Earth Day spirit! Very unique placemats and the clay pot napkin rings are adorable!

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