Saturday, November 30, 2013

Gingerbread Kitchen

After rambling in the attic, I decorated the kitchen table with some gingerbread items. The plaid tablecloth belonged to Mrs. B. The supervisor has a good view of the kitchen from her place by the sideboard.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Things with a Story

Years ago, the Boykin family owned and operated a jewelry store in downtown Anderson. After the store closed, David's grandfather did watch repair out of his home. When we were cleaning out the B house, David found many things that were from this business and kept them.
The picture shows a few of the items that he found. My hope is to find a display cabinet to house more of the items. It would be interesting to find someone who knows what are the tools are for.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Table 2013

We used a mahogany drop leaf table for Thanksgiving this year. The dinner plates are Delecta by Royal Worcester, the goblets are vintage and likely Anchor Hocking. Gorham Shell is our everyday stainless. The plates and chargers were both finds at Southern Housepitality, one of our favorite consignment shops.
Burlap always captures my attention and we purchased three pieces of it to use on the serving tables and buffet. David had the idea of using the horn of plenty basket for the bread.
For the centerpiece, I used a plaid tablecloth, fall wreath, artificial fruit, and candle/candlestick. All were things we had on hand.