It's "Tablescape Thursday" again -- the day we all get to bring our dishes on over to Susan's porch and have a dish party! I don't know about you....but after all the holiday tablescaping, coming up with something new for January was difficult. So I'm having a "pretend" snow day with my four grandgirls. I know it's "pretend" because two of them live in Georgia and they're not usually here during our hit or miss snow season.
Come to the table -- I've just taken some cookies out of the oven and made some hot cocoa for the girls. They've been out playing in the snow so I'll call them in to warm up a bit.
While they're getting their coats and boots off, take a look at the centerpiece. We have a clear glass cake stand, wrapped in my plaid scarf. I've sprinkled a dusting of Buffalo snow (from Target) and decorated with a snowy bottle brush tree and some vintage style past year Hallmark ornaments of children playing in the snow. I love their "olden" look. A few snowflakes are sprinkled around the table too. Here come my giggling grandgirls now....
....each place has a snowman plate with a different face, the "chargers" are my white Gibson plates.
I found these plates before Christmas at Cracker Barrel and they were already 25% off.
Each snowman has on a different hat....
...and a different plaid scarf.
The tall cocoa mugs were a gift last Christmas from one of my husband's co-workers. She got them from Kohl's.
The paper napkins were an after Christmas item from a grocery store -- mittens were 50 cents each at K-mart (they came two in a pkg. and were on sale). A different color for each girl.
A little cardinal has come to visit the snowman the girls built in the yard. I may have to get my good broom back to sweep up the snow they tracked in!
Keelyn thought it would be fun to turn her twin sister Kendall into a snowgirl!
Stella Grace decided to take her new American Girl doll she got for Christmas and go ice-skating on the neighborhood pond.
Molly hopped on "Papa-Daddy's" old sled and took Spunky for a downhill adventure.
This "runner" is a scarf I x-stitched years ago.
I thought these children playing with the snowman were really cute. Perfect now that I have grands!
A view of our snowy table from the top of the ski slope.
Hope you've enjoyed cookies and cocoa with the girls....now we're going to put on dry mittens and go make some snow angels!
Be sure to come in out of the cold and visit Susan's cozy tablescaping blog at "Between Naps On The Porch" -- Susan, thanks for inviting us in, week after week!
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