To us, it would not be appropriate to feature a "fall purple table" designed around our area.....so we are moving south a little....to the Napa Valley, where it is grape harvesting time. It's lovely there and the tourists are arriving in droves for the annual grape stomping festival.
Over view of the table
The place setting
Pat used ceramic handled purple "Fantasy" flatware by Noritake
A metallic purple water goblet and clear champagne glass for just a touch more theme color.....
One last look from the other end of the table
Tablecloth - from Linentablecloth.com
Purple Flatware - "Purple Fantasy" (1972-1977) by Noritake from eBay and Replacements
Chargers and Dinner/Salad Plates - from Pier 1
Bread/Butter Plate - "Racine" by Hutschenreuther from Replacements
Gold Beaded Napkin and Napkin Ring - from Pier 1 two years ago
Purple Napkin - Handmade by Pat
Silk Flowers, Basket, and candles - from Michael's
Betty - a gift from my sister and her daughter years ago
Betty's Boa - JoAnn's Fabrics
We will be joining Cuisine Kathleen's "Let's Dish" Challenge Wednesday: http://www.cuisinekathleen.com/
In addition to Cuisine Kathleen's Fall Challenge, we will be joining Christine's "Table It!" at Rustic & Refined this Monday: http://www.rustic-refined.com/
We will also be joining Susan for "Tablescape Thursday" at Between Naps on the Porch this Thursday: http://betweennapsontheporch.net/
And for those who want a little Humboldt County-style community color and culture, check out one of the local e-publications that feature all kinds of interesting information: http://lostcoastoutpost.com/ . It's a different world out there.....