Schumann Wild Rose

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

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

It's Fair Time Tablescape

With relaxed COVID restrictions causing people to resume normal lifestyles and activities, here on the remote northern coast of California, we are finally going to have our annual County Fair. And of course, one of the most popular events is the showing of livestock. [I won't mention that as an ethical vegan and animal rights supporter and activist, I fiercely disagree with this disgusting public display of animal exploitation and abuse, but I am a committee of one in my family so it is better left unsaid....]

Whoa there....back to tablescaping.....Pat decided that this was the perfect week to set the table using our fun cow dinnerware - the pattern is "Spotted Cow" by Tienshan. 

Flatware is "Image" by Spode

Tienshan also produced these sweet glasses in the "Spotted Cow" pattern

The cow salt and pepper shakers are by Otagiri
Pat always uses a simple centerpiece when the place setting is colorful or "busy"
We found these adorable cow candle holders at a local thrift store years ago
One last look

Where it came from:
Place Mats - from Tuesday Morning three or four years ago
Black Charger and Bread and Butter Plate - "Fiesta(ware)" by Homer Laughling from Replacements, Ltd.
Dinnerware and Glassware - "Spotted Cow" by Tienshan from eBay and Replacements, Ltd.
Flatware - "Image" by Spode from Tuesday Morning at least ten years ago
Napkin Rings - from a local antique shop years ago
Napkins - from
Cow Candle Holders - from the Cancer Society's Discovery Thrift store years ago

This week, we will be joining "Tablescape Thursday" at Between Naps on the Porch: 


  1. Super cute, I love this and really love the simpler centerpiece, really lets the place setting shine.

  2. Oh that is just darling, Katie! I love black and white, especially with red. And the napkin rings!! So perfect for the fair. :) I saw that you've set other cow tables too, so hopping over to the next one! Thanks for the fun moment in my day!