A Simple Sunday Dinner Table

Hi everyone and happy Sunday!

I try to keep Sunday dinner very simple. but, just because it is a easy comfort meal doesn’t mean you have to serve your dinner using plain dishes.

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Tonight’s dinner is beef stew and bread. Nothing fancy. But, I thought using these Johnson Bros “Old English” dishes might make the meal feel a little special.

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Aren’t they pretty! 

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I love the squared off shape of these plates.

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I bought this set at a thrift store quite a long time ago and forgot to use them in a tablescape.

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A duo of thrifted napkins. A plain soft pink one and a pretty embroidered cocktail napkin. Both were bought at thrift stores. the cocktail napkins were brand new in the original Hallmark packing.

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Also thrifted was a set of 6 of these pretty white bow napkin rings.

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I had originally planned on using navy and gold on this table.

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But, when I decided to use these thrifted vintage stems, my focus turned to pinks. Does that happen to you? You think you are going a certain way with the tablescape and then it seems to change without you realizing it.

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One of my many white tureens. I have to say, I really love them ALL! LOL

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So, that’s it, our simple stew and bread dinner table. Simple but pretty and completely thrifted!

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19 comments :

  1. Such a pretty table and makes soup and break a fancy meal for sure! Love that soup tureen!

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  2. Beautiful table...even if there is a lot of pink! Nice tureen, too. I keep thinking I should downsize some of mine, but can't figure out which ones to get rid of...
    Have a great week, Diann...

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  3. so pretty i think it makes any meal fancy love how you put it together

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  4. Your tablescape is very pretty. I have the same glasses and also champion glasses. I used to have the complete set of dishes but I put them on a table at my garage sale before I started blogging. They didn't sell but my neighbor went crazy over them and they are very nice to me always will to help if I need it, so I gave them to her, but kept the glasses. Kinda wished I had the dishes back, oh well isn't that the way as soon we we give away we could use it again. LOL
    Dinner sounds good - have a great week.
    Mary

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  5. Hi Diann!!!

    Love how you did the table!!! The dishes are very pretty and the pink napkin paired with
    the pink stitched napkin caught my eye right away!!! I wonder why? LOL

    My first china set was blue and white and is called "Countryside." It consisted of a 12 piece place setting and odd pieces. I bought the whole set for $20 at a little flea market 29 years ago and I still have them!!!

    Have a great week!!!

    Pam

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  6. Gorgeous. I love that tureen and your dishes are amazing. So pretty with the soft pinks too. Absolutely stunning. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, marty

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  7. Hi lovely lady.
    Your Tablescape is so pretty with your beautiful dishes, I also love the soup Tureen as a centerpiece this was a great Idea on your part sweet. I hope you have a wonderful week with your family.
    xxoo
    Diane

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  8. I love the pairing of the pink and gold with the beautiful china. Unexpected, and beautiful!

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  9. Love the tablescape and those plates are beautiful! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  10. Sunday dinners are such a treat and it would be a treat to sit down at your table...

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  11. Simple! not at all, elegant, beautiful, and pink is more like it. I have the same trouble, starts out orange, green or red and ends up pinnnnnnnk. We are drawn to that colour. Your goblets are fun, thrifting those napkins a bonus... think of the handywork in them. Your table is lovely and doesn't food just taste so much better with lovelies?

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  12. What a pretty table, Diann. I especially love the square plate; love Johnson Bros.! Your napkins and bow napkin rings are really sweet. Of course, I always like a touch of pink. A lovely tablescape for a Sunday dinner. Thanks so much for sharing this at my HOME.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  13. I love that you use all your vintage things :) If you have a minute, stop by and share at my new link party, Everyday Vintage. Your style is the perfect fit. Would love to see you there!

    http://heleneslegacy.blogspot.com/2013/11/everyday-vintage-link-party.html

    Lisa @ Helene's Legacy

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  14. Lovely! I love that china with the pink goblets...perfect.

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  15. Simply exquisite tablesetting! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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  16. Very nice! We don't have such nice things in the thrift stores around here. If you have time, I would love to hear about the little gold plates. I've not seen anything like them before. Thanks a bunch!

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  17. Very nice! We don't have such nice things in the thrift stores around here. If you have time, I would love to hear about the little gold plates. I don't recall ever seeing anything like them before. Thanks a bunch!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)