Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Welcome to my second Tablescape Tuesday!
 Hosted by Susan on her blog Between naps on the porch. My I present a "A Simple Asian Table setting." With all the hustle and bustle of the holidaze, sometimes its nice to sit down to a simple but elegant meal... 

Followed by a lovely cuppa flowering Jasmine tea and chocolate covered fortune cookies.

For more on Flowering tea see my other blog: 


Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

A beautiful table!

Deb said...

Hi I think is has a simple elegance, I love the black and white plates. Deb

White Iris Designs said...

Very unique display!
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Gollum said...

It's lovely to meet you and your blog. I loved the chocolate fortune cookie and the flowering tea--I bought some for my mother, and she's still raving about it.
I love your dishes, too!

Envoy-ette said...

Hand over the chocolate covered fortune cookie, and nobody gets hurt! LOL!
You are right - after the shopping hussle, we need something soothing.
You nailed it.

Kathleen Ellis said...

Simply elegant!

Glenda said...

I recently acquired a Primula tea pot that you use a hand sewn flower in and it opens as it steeps. Amazing to watch.
I'll definitely have to check out your other blog.

Susan said...

My first tablescape today.. I am enjoying visiting all of them! I like the "simple" look....nice job!

laurie said...

Lovely table setting. I've never had chocolate covered fortune cookies! Since I love chocolate, I would feel very fortunate to get one of those cookies, before I ever saw what the fortune said! laurie

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Love this table! The plates are so pretty! The jasmine tea looks soooo good...think I'll go have some. My sis gave me one of those darling pots with the flowering teas...are they fun! Chocolate fortune cookies...never seen those before...YUM! Thanks for a lovely tablescape! Susan

Miss Janice said...

You created a lovely tablescape...chocolate fortune cookies??? Sounds yummmy! I love those mudan teas:-)

Really Rainey said...

Thank you for all the compliments everyone! Yes, I was feeling like something quiet and simple... I sent a pic to hubby on his cell phone of the tablescape and he brought home fresh sushi from our local restaurant! So that tablescape didn't go to waste and neither did the tea.

That tea was flowering tea but Numi tea has some too.

Those pretty little plates, and the clear glass tea pot are from Cost Plus. I buy large salad plates to serve dinner when we are on our 23 day low calorie diet.

I got those chocolate covered fortune cookies at CostCo and they came in a really pretty large red Chinese take out box... so cute. And they are VERY good too!

And yes I have two blogs... I have our weight loss journey and family stuff blog. It was getting too cluttered with my projects and ideas so I started "The Project Table" blog just for that stuff. Somehow this week I sent the link for this blog to Susan by mistake so I put Tablescape Tuesday on both! Sorry for the confusion...

I saved my Christmas Tablescape for next week.
Thanks stopping in!

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