Thursday, September 4, 2014

End of the summer luncheon...

My favorite thing about using my MacKenzie-Childs dishes is that they mix and match so well.  It is also fun to watch my guests choose their seats because of their favorite patterns!


I set the table for Fruit Salad and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.  And I finally got to use my new chair covers (thanks Alicia for the tip)


I placed my Mackenzie-Childs dishes on large striped dinner dishes I recently bought at Ikea:


All the patterns of my M-C dishes are different, mostly because I could not choose just one pattern that I liked best!


Preparation was easy, I made fruit salad ahead of time and quickly fried up some grilled cheese sandwiches after my girlfriends arrived.





My centerpiece was a bouquet of wildflowers
 (OK, it was artificial, but it looks real, doesn't it?)


Another fun afternoon with the girls!


sharing with BNOTP for Tablescape Thursday
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8 comments:

  1. I love your McK-C dishes, and I would buy different ones too, after all all their stuff is mix and match! I love the chair covers, I saw them over at Alycia's and thought they were so dramatic! Great table for the girls!
    Jenna

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  2. What a delightful table...sure your gal pals loved it.

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  3. Patti, this is a super cute tablescape! I love black and white stripes, and those dishes are darling! If they go missing, you won't have to look far!

    xo

    Sheila :-)

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  4. You bought the chair covers! How fun, and a perfect table for the girls!

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  5. Nothing bats mixing and matching patterns and MC pieces are great for that. A very happy table you have there to say the least.

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  6. Patti, the new stripe plates and the chair covers are perfect details for the McK-C dishes. Like you, my plates are each a different pattern. I bought them so many years ago that most of the patterns are now retired.
    Pretty table, and I know you and your girlfriends had a fun lunch!

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  7. Love the striped plates and that they match your chair covers...and McK dishes are beautiful!!

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  8. The table and chairs and settings ....all just WONDERFUL....love the striped dishes...gonna check that out.
    Love your chair covers, too. I don't have that kind of chairs so I can't use them. I CAN use pretty chair cushions, tho. Right now, I have black and white checks....we gotta stay with that black and white, hu!!

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