This year's theme has been all about the traditional plaids and reds with a bit of black thrown in. I searched the pantry for the right dishes, Royal Stafford fit the bill. Grounding the black and adding a bit of bling I added the vintage looking gold charger.
Inside the coffee mug is a cinnamon stick stirrer. I haven't unwrapped it yet. In a perfect world it would stay clean and look perfect for the open house. The winds have been blowing like crazy around here. I sure didn't want it to be dirty, dishes I can wash, the cinnamon stick stirrer, now folks that wouldn't be good. :-))
Some snow tipped bells and greenery definitely screams Christmas.
A few pine cones too.
I've looked for quite a while for the perfect plaid plates. Using the whole set would have been way too much, I opted to mix them with the Royal Stafford.
Before we leave I want to show you a close up of the tablecloth. Burlap is everywhere and I'm over the top with it. However, you know me I've got to step outside the box and do just a little more. I trimmed this tablecloth in velvet and love, love, love it.. :-))