Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Tabletop Garden

What fun it is to see what everyone brings to the table week after week for Tablescape Thursday! It's always fun to gather new ideas and enjoy the creativity found here. Thanks Susan!

I'm not a gardner, but today I've planted a tabletop garden -- perhaps the only kind I can grow.

Please join me in the garden.

In my little garden, the bunnies are always welcome!

I try to make sure.....

.....that there is a pretty focal point..... each and every.....


Spring green napkins with pink budding napkin rings. The napkins came from Tuesday Morning this spring and the napkin rings were ordered from Style Sisters.

I found these little cabbage bowls and plates last year at a local antique, thrift and whatnot sort of shop. I happened upon the owner of one of the booths reorganizing her display. She was about to pack these away and was delighted to sell them instead. I was thrilled to get them for half the price too!

A closer look at the plates. These were layered over my white Gibson plates (Big Lots) and green glass chargers from a shop in Virginia Beach.

Pink goblets from eBay.

A view of the layers.

Crop dusters view.

Evening falls.....

....and it's time to say.....

....Good night from the garden.

Be sure to visit Susan at "Between Naps on the Porch" for another week of tabletop inspirations.

See ya.


  1. So pretty, Martha! I love the color scheme, and the polka-dotted watering can is so cute! What a deal on the cabbage leaf dishes, and the pink stemware is perfect!

  2. Hi lovely lady. Your Easter Tablescape is Beautiful !!! I love the cabbage leaf dishes and the your lovely arrangement you put together for the Centerpiece Great job !!!
    I just post my new Tablescape on today. I hope you come see.
    I also hope you have a Great Week.

  3. I've held myself back soooo many times from buy similar "cabbage leaf" dinnerware. I love it, but really have no storage for it. Happy to see you enjoy, though!

  4. Martha, you were definitely in the right place at the right time when you got those wonderful cabbage leaf plates and bowls. They are so pretty. I also love those green glass chargers. Your garden centerpiece with bunnies, watering cans, daisies, etc. is delightful. This one garden I'd love to be tending! laurie

  5. I love your tabletop garden Martha! Those plates are gorgeous - can't believe you got them for half off! Cute centerpiece in the watering can!

  6. Martha so so pretty and love all the details. Those leaf plates are a treasure. I am looking for some too. I have a thing for cabbages etc and a plate addiction! I love what you did with centerpiece also. Come visit my pink world sometime.

  7. Love your garden!

    Hope to see you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  8. What a precious tablescape! Love the bunny and plates...Kristen

  9. Cabbage bowls & Bunnies. Could anything be cuter?

  10. A perfect Easter tablescape. The leaf plates are truly a treasure...I've shopped for a good deal on some for a long time. Congratulations! Thank you for sharing your beautiful design and for stopping by for a visit. Cherry Kay

  11. What a cute setting. I love the bunnies and the pink goblets!

  12. Reminds me of an adorable fairie tale... Such sweet bunnies! Love pinks and greens together. Goes well with your adorable blog design!


  13. Just adorable Martha! Love the green and pink and the cabbage bowls are too cute! Oh, and I'll be sure to send all of the bunnies in my garden your way:@)

  14. Needless to say, the table setting is absolutely beautiful.. I do want to say though, I have seen lots of Bunnies but yours are my favorite.. I love their shape and expression..


  15. So pretty and I love your bunnies and watering can! This is perfect not just for Easter but Spring, in general. Beautiful napkin rings, too.

  16. You have a sweet garden table. LOVE the bowls.
    Perfection for spring!

  17. Martha, I am drooling over your garden! Somehow I imagine you could be a gardener with an eye like this. Those cabbage plates and bowls are just incredible. I adore your polka dot watering can with your bunnies and veggies in the center. Such a pretty creation!

  18. Oh I love it! Love it! Love it! You are so very talented.

  19. Such a cute table. I too love the caggabe plates and bowls. The bunnies are so cute by the polka dot watering can -- such a creative table. I love the term "crop duster's view." Joni

  20. Martha, this table is soo pretty. I love the cabbage bowls and plates. An adorable bunny you have there. I would have loved to have joined you at this lovely spot!

  21. I love your table! The centerpiece is absolutely lovely and I adore your cabbage bowls and plates. The bunnies, pink and white add so much to the table. I love it!!
    Thanks for sharing.

  22. Hi Martha! What a lovely table. I adore your centerpiece with the bunnies! Pretty napkin rings. Love your bowls...oh, I just love it all!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  23. Hi Martha,
    I love your tabletop garden, especially those cabbage bowls and plates. Thanks for dropping by. By mistake I deleted your comments. How stupid of me!

  24. You have fixed a delightful table!!!
    Love every detail you worked into this. The colors and textures and bunnies are so nice.

    May you have a great week-end and God bless,

  25. Love your gardening table~ I do my best gardening on the tabletop too! I love your cabbage plates & bowls!

  26. This Easter tablescape is wonderful - love the bunnies - love finding good things at Tuesday Morning!
    You did a wonderful job,

  27. Cute table, Martha. Those bunnies are adorable. Wonderful that you spotted the cabbage plates and bowls before the owner could put them in storage for another year.

  28. That's my kind of garden Martha! Cute table!

  29. What a sweet and beautiful garden table setting. The bunny is so cute and I love your dinnerware!

  30. Every angle of this tablescape has something sweet for the eye. I love your cabbage plates - the soft greens and white are a perfect foil to the pale green of the chargers. Just lovely!

  31. Love your garden theme. the pink and green is so pretty and you know how much I love bunnies. My little bunny that stays under my deck has not appeared. I fear for him. He has been coming for 3 years to see my dogs.

  32. This is such a cute table Martha! What luck to be at the right place at he right time to et those adorable cabbage dishes! Great fnd. Love all the garden themed items on your table.

  33. This is beautiful! I love the layering!

    I'm so far behind with blogging, have missed seeing all your creations!