Schumann Wild Rose

Schumann Wild Rose
Dishes, dishes, dishes........

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Fiesta(ware) Election 2016 Tablescape

Like it or not - it has been one big roller coaster ride this election year. It doesn't matter what political party you belong to.... things have never been like this before. And I must confess - I have thoroughly enjoyed the process. I'm not a "political junkie" as some people are, but I do love watching a good campaign fight. I was always taught that this is why America is so great. We are given choices (some better than others depending on your point of view) and then we decide who is the better candidate. WOW! I love that......

Anyway, back to tablescaping. Pat set this year's Election table in a very traditional manner. As I said in a pervious posting, our family is quite unusual - we have equal numbers of Republicans as we have Democrats. It makes for "interesting" family gatherings at this time of the year.
Pat pulled out the Fiesta(ware) and set the table in traditional patriotic colors

Red, white, and blue.....Pat used "Scarlett," "White," and "Cobalt" Fiesta(ware.) Flatware is "Colonial" by Sakura.

Can you believe the red, white, and blue paisley material that Pat found for napkins?

Notice how Pat layered the glass rocks the same colors as the stack of plates.

The Democrats get these for favors......(FYI - Tim Kaine is never without his harmonica and often pulls it out to play for a crowd.)

From the other end of the table
Where it came from:
Flag Placemats - from Tuesday Morning this year
Flatware - "Colonial" by Sakura from our Mother years ago
Dinnerware - Assorted Fiesta(ware) by Homer Laughlin from Macy's and Replacements
Red Water Goblets - from the Ferndale Emporium (a local kitchen boutique) years ago
Blue Wine Glass - Cobalt "Premiere" by Libby from our collection
White Goblet - from eBay years ago
Napkin Rings - from Pier 1 last year
Paisley Napkins - Handmade by Pat
Glass Flag Holders - "Tasters" by Stylesetter from Ross two or three years ago
Flags, Colored Rocks - from Michael's
Candles - from Pier 1 last year
White Milk Glass Candle Holders - from Art & Old Things (a local antique store)

We will be joining the following Blog parties this week:
"Dishing It! & Digging It!" at Rustic & Refined this Sunday:
"Tablescape Thursday" at Between Naps on the Porch:


  1. I think your election table could easily double as a Halloween table this year (obviously I find this year's election rather scary)! Oh well, it will all be over soon and then we will know exactly what we will be confronting for the next four years. The table is lovely, though, and I especially love the paisley napkins, as I am fond of paisley. I wish I had Pat's sewing talent!

  2. Wow, this is amazing and if I was a guest at this table I would enjoy eating at this gorgeous table. Thank you for sharing at Dishing it and Digging it link party. We love having you.

  3. Wow! Your table is outstanding! Don't forget to vote on Nov. 8th!

  4. What a cute idea for November election day! Bring on the red white and blue! Love the flatware!