It's Tablescape Thursday! Time to check out all the holiday tablescapes over at "Between Naps On The Porch". Thanks Susan, for all this fun week after week!
This week I decided to tablescape with my four grandgirls in mind. What could be more fun than a breakfast (or lunch) with Santa! Here's a view of our table coming in for a landing from Santa's sleigh.
Approaching the Santascape.(the photos were taken at night - sorry for the poor lighting)
A close look at our Santa centerpiece. The Santa was purchased from Hallmark a few years ago.
An elf to lend Santa a helping hand. This vintage cutie was purchased this year from an antique store at their Holiday Open House.
Santa salt and Santa pepper came from Hallmark several years ago.
These cute felt buckets came from the Target dollar spot. They're the perfect size for tucking in a few goodies from Santa's sack for the girls.
Add a name tag and they become the place cards.
Let's take a closer look at a place setting.
Each one is a little different.
The napkins are from a set of four dish towels purchased at Tuesday Morning for $6.99. The bow napkin rings came from a thrift store for $3.
The dish cloths are the perfect size to tie around the little ones for a bib big enough to protect whatever they're wearing.
They each have a different Santa mug as well. This one came from Target this year.
The others came from Goodwill. I started looking for them back in the summer. I now have a collection of different sizes and colors.
For this table I tried to pick four that were about the same size.
This mug has a vintage look of the mugs we used to have when I was a child. I don't believe it is that old however.
Small bowls of candy canes and peppermint pillows.
And even more candy tucked in each napkin. A child's delight!
Let's "unwrap" each place setting.
Under the napkin and candy is a plain white Gibson/Gollum dish from Big Lots.
These bright placemats came from Tuesday Morning on clearance six for $3.99. And they reverse to blue with white dots.
An overview of Santa looking through his sack of toys. Santa is standing on a cake plate covered with shiny shred that reminds me of icy snow and peppermint pillows.
I'm sure that Santa will find something good for each of the girls....they've been mighty good this year!
After the lunch with the girls our centerpiece Santa and Santa salt and Santa pepper will join all these other Santas. I have 43 in my collection now.
We have a Santa playing bagpipes, Old World Santa, Santa in a sleigh....
...Santa playing the banjo....ready to come down the chimney...
....Santas holding decorations...Santas holding gifts....
...fishing Santas....sailing Santas....
...tall Santas....short Santas....
....fat Santas....and even skinny Santas too!
Why don't you grab a cup of hot cocoa and join me over at "Between Naps on The Porch" and we'll check out all the tablescapes this week...full of holiday inspirations! I probably won't be checking in as much this week as usual -- I'm leaving this weekend for a few days in New York. A whole group of us are going from the School system where I work and I'll try to bring back some good pictures to share.
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