Schumann Wild Rose

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lighthouse Luncheon Tablescape

Over forty years ago, while Pat and her husband were in the city (that's what we call San Francisco up here some six hours away in rural, remote Northern California) visiting family, they stopped by a very non-tourist fishing supply store near Fisherman's Wharf and purchased some lanterns. These were the inspiration for the table this week.
The table - perfect for our coastal town of Eureka, CA

The place setting - Pat used two chargers to give it more interest. The lighthouse pictured on the accent plate is West Quoddy Head near Lubec, Maine (built in 1808 and stands 49 feet tall.)

What could be better than rustic looking "Treble Clef" flatware? The curly ends go well with the very popular weathered looking chargers from Pier 1

This is just one of the lighthouses featured on the salad plates

The inspiration lantern

Pat "borrowed" the boat - it was handcrafted by her husband years ago

From the other end of the table

Where it came from:
Mocha Brown Tablecloth - Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Netting - Michael's and TJMaxx
Net Floats (Glass Balls) - Pier 1
Rope and White Chargers - Pier 1
Dishware - by American Atelier from Replacements and eBay
Bread/Butter Plate - Scarlet Fiesta by Homer Laughlin from Replacements
Glassware - from the Dollar Store
Flatware - "Treble Clef" by Gourmet Settings from Bed, Bath, and Beyond
Ivory Napkin - Handmade by Pat
Lanterns - from Frank's Fishing Supplies in San Francisco
Fishing Boat - Handmade by Pat's husband

We will be joining Christine's "Table It!" Link party at Rustic & Refined on Sunday:
We will also be joining Susan for "Tablescape Thursday" at Between Naps on the Porch:

Split Rock Lighthouse was built in 1910 near Silver Bay, Minnesota on the Northern Shore of Lake Superior and stands 54 feet tall (not counting the cliff it stands on)

Cape Hatteras Light is a 210 foot tall lighthouse located near Buxton, North Carolina on Hatteras Island. It was originally built in 1802 but destroyed during the Civil War. Rebuilt in 1870, it was moved to higher ground in 1999. 

Cape Neddick Lighthouse stands 41 feet tall and is located on an small island off Cape Neddick near York, Maine. It was built in 1879.


  1. It's all so very pretty! I love the look! You have gotten me into a sea mood! Loving the lanterns and the fishing boat, great details.

  2. Great nautical tablescape. You have all the elements and they blend nicely. of course, the plates are the greatest!

    I'm from Redding, CA. I know right where you are - and I just may make a midnight run to steal your rope chargers. Did you make them yourselves?

  3. beautiful as always .i am amazed at the creativity that abounds in both of you and the amount of dishes you must posess. can ?I visit your collections?Susie