Friday, May 24, 2013

Memorial Day Table Setting 2013

Hard to believe it is Memorial Day already! 
Memorial Day is a time to show our pride for our country and honor those who fought so hard to make it the wonderful place it is today.
We will be flying our flag and gathering to remember our fallen service men and women.
This long weekend is usually the mark of the beginning of summer!  Far from it here today - it was only in the forties!  
I think we will have to wait for an outdoor picnic!
I am happy to show off the Red, White and Blue and very proud to be an American.
Thank you to all the men and women who serve our country and to the families who have lost loved ones defending this great country of ours.  Please know that there are people out here who do care and pray for you everyday.

Prayers also go out to all those in Texas and Oklahoma who were tragically stricken by the tornados this past week.  Our hearts and prayers will be reaching out to you.

On a happier note, please enjoy your weekend!  Hopefully you will be able to spend some time doing the things you love! 

Table Cloth - Kohls
White Chargers - Old Time Pottery
Red Plates and cups - Marshalls - last year
White Plates, Blue Placemats and napkins & red check napkins - Pier 1 Imports 
Moss Balls - Joann Fabrics
Flatware - World Market

I will be linking to the following parties:
Memorial Day Challenge - Let's Dish@Cuisine Kathleen
Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Seasonal Sunday @ The Tablescaper
Ann @ Corner of Plaid and Paisley
Ann @ Corner of Plaid and Paisley

In the past few years my interests have grown from fabric to paper and now to dishes too! I just love prints, polkadots, plaids and paisleys- hence the blog name.


  1. This table is beautiful with the homey checks and national pride written all over it! Happy Memorial Day.

  2. I Love your Memorial Day table . . . Great job!!!

  3. I just love your charming and beautiful table!
    What a great mix, I am so in love with check anything.
    Hope you warm up, it sounds like weather we would have.

  4. What a great tribute inviting and bright! Love the pops of red...good job!

  5. The red and white check tablecloth is a great background! Your flags are a wonderful comemoriation to the fallen. i like your stack of plates! Have a lovely weekend! Pam

  6. In the 40s?!??!?!! Oh, my gosh! That's crazy!!! I understand somewhere up in NY got SNOW yesterday!!! What is going on??!?!?!?!

    Your table looks great! You did a really good job with it! I love the tablecloth...perfect for showing off the red, white & blue. Your centerpiece is really neat, too!!!

    Have a great weekend, and thank you for sharing your show of patriotism with us!

  7. This weather is crazy, but I love your images!

    Thank you for being a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  8. I love the simplicity of your red and white checked table, Ann. Are you ready for summer to begin?
    Have a great week...

  9. Cold here too, but getting better! Love your table, the checked cloth sets such a great background!

  10. I love your beautiful table in the colors of our beautiful flag.
    I just linked to follow you...hope you will come by to see me soon. :)