Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Getting Out the Green



Practice up on your Irish dancing

and start pulling out the green.


is hosting her Annual

St. Patrick's Day Blog Crawl




Last year I served tasty

green shamrock sugar cookies.




Filled a vintage ironstone jardiniere

with delicate white hydrangeas




Scattered about some lucky

gold coins and glittery shamrocks




Then set a table 

to honor the Green





Shamrock 

Green Linens




Vintage Flatware




Layers of 

Green and White




Wedgwood Nantucket Basket

Alternated with Cabbage Leaf Plates




8" Salads 

by Olfaire, Portugal




Chargers by 

Sur La Table, Portugal




Ceramic Cup Cakes 

Offered Good Luck and . . .




Happy St. Patrick's Day 

Wishes




Heather Goldminc's artistic talents

are produced by Blue Sky Clayworks.



This year there will be something new.

So come back on Monday to join in the fun.

Fourth Annual

St. Patrick's Day Blog Crawl

Monday, March 13th


Joining










Sarah
Sarah

The summer we married, my husband was in graduate school, and I was employed as a teacher. We took a portion of our savings that summer and purchased a sailboat. We christened our Catalina 22, “Hyacinths For The Soul” after Saadi’s poem. Our "Hyacinths" provided years of pleasure.

39 comments:

  1. Lovely, Sarah! Can't wait to see what you will be doing this year! You always have the best seasonal accessories! Happy week!...hugs...Debbie

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  2. Why am I not surprised? ;-) Sarah, you are certainly the hostess with the mostest. Forwarding this post to a dear friend who is hosting a St Patrick's day party this month. She will be inspired! Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

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  3. Sarah, Can't wait to see what you do this year. I know it will be fun and fabulous! See you at Kathleen's on the 13th.

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  4. I love your table, Sarah. I like those Bordallo P plates. Nice St. Patrick accessories!..Christine

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  6. Looks like a perfect celebration. What do you have up your sleeve for this year???

    - The Tablescaper

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  7. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day! I just love the cupcakes. So fun! I can't believe you found the napkins too. Certainly a LUCKY table.

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  8. Hi Sarah,
    you own so many nice items for St. Patricks day. Lovely table. There is the luck at home, I think.
    Best greetings, Johanna

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  9. Oh yes - I'll be back to see what lovely display you have for this year!

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  10. Love your little ceramic cupcake dishes! And, I'll have a cookies please:@)

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  11. Sarah,
    You got some great green going on! Love those cabbage plates..the first style I haven't seen before! So pretty! Hope you are having a great week! Enjoyed your tablesettings!

    Miss Bloomers

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  12. That is so cute! You always celebrate the holidays so prettily!

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  13. Hi Sarah, I'm lovin the green! Those green shamrock cookies are so pretty, I'm sure delicious too. The jardiniere is lovely with my favorites, white hydrangeas!
    Your layered place settings are perfect for St. Patrick's Day. Lovely tablescape.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  14. Love your dishes! Those ceramic cupcakes are soooo cute! Can't wait for Monday! hugs, Linda

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  15. What fun pieces on your table. You know I must not have much of the Irish in me because I have very little that would translate into a St. Patty's table. I do cook corn beef though!

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  16. Love the little St. Patty day cupcakes. Just a gorgeous combination of green and white.

    Cynthia

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  17. It was lovely to see you yesterday and I hope you will come back very soon. Cute Paddy's Day post.

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  18. Beautiful! You always do such a fabulous job :)

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Aledia

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  19. Hi Sarah!!!
    I'm TRYING to get back into the swing here! Love all your greenery here. I TOO have those wonderful green leaf plates(They SHOUT SPRING so)! I am "IN LOVE" with those ceramic cupcakes(LOVE,LOVE,LOVE)!!! So happy to be visiting you AT LAST! Have a wonderful week. Big Hugs to you,
    Donna

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  20. Can't wait to see what your table will look like!! You are such an inspiration....
    Blessings My Friend,

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  21. I love all your pretty green accessories and dishes, Sarah!
    I'm actually working on my post for Kathleen's crawl right now and may post it tonight...next week will be a busy one as my youngest grandson will be turning one! :)

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  22. What glorious St. Patrick's table settings you have made! Wish you a nice weekend! Zinnia

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  23. What a wonderful St. Patrick's Day table, Sarah! Love all the green and those cupcakes are adorable! Have a delightful weekend.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  24. Top 'o the day to you and your beautiful settings!
    xo Cathy

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  25. Love it! You have some great dishes! Those ceramic cupcakes are too cute!

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  26. Hello Sarah,
    I would love to arrive and find a table set with such detail!
    I want to thank you also for visitng my blog via Sherry's post on my home at last weeks open house party. your kind words are very much appreciated.
    have a lovely weekend
    hugs&XX Colette

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  27. Just beautiful I love the dishes and flatware. It make a warm welcoming and inviting statement.

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  28. Oh Sarah, those sugar cookies just got my sweet tooth going!!!
    Such pretty greens! So glad you dropped by to share them with us for Pearls and Lace Thursday!
    Blessings, Doni

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  29. I'm salivating over those yummy looking sugar cookies while swooning over that hydrangea filled jardiniere! Lovely!!! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  30. Everything is lovely. Your cookies look incredible. Cut out cookies are my favorite ever. I don't make them much anymore. Maybe I'll break out my shamrock and get to work! Great inspiration. Hope you have fun plans for the weekend.

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  31. Sarah, I love all your Irish! Thanks so much for the shout out! I too will have something new, especially my socks! :)
    Everything looks wonderful, see you Tuesday!

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  32. Sarah,
    You clever one...tempting us with all your creative ideas! Of course, I'll be there to see what your Irisih eyes are smiling about! Adorable post!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  33. You've been gettin' on your green, too, I see! how did I miss seeing these items last year??? I must have been on our way home from FL about then.
    They all look lovely & I can't wait to see what you come up with this year!

    Hugs,
    Rett

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  34. Thanks for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  35. I'm excited to see what you do for this year's blog party!!!

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  36. I remember those adorable ceramic cupcakes. Such pretty china. laurie

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  37. Hello Sarah, Love this post - doing my Irish happy dance - your tablesetting is beautiful! Thank you for sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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