The quilter turned 60, so we honored her by having some friends and family.
We used all vintage, to set the table.
None of it matched, but somehow it all did.
Carnival glass goblets, mis-matched tea cups and saucers, cute cream and sugars, china painted tea pots, an old quilt, (hand pieced and quilted), vintage hankies as napkins, and scrabble tiles for place markers.
Homemade party favors from talented sisters. Lotion, soap, flower pin, and recipe.
We were happy to do all this for the quilter.
Parfaits with homemade granola and chocolate croissants.
Scones and butter braid.
The quilter is our mother and we love her very much. Check out her blog. wildberryranch.blogspot.com/
~Happy Birthday Mom~
Does this inspire you to use your vintage? It doesn't have to be a tea party. There are lots of ways to use things from the past. Don't be afraid to mix and match, it looks prettier that way.
Terry (one of the bricoleurs)