Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Antique Linen Tabletop Ideas

We love using vintage linens to create one of a kind tablescapes. The lovely toile wallpaper is sweetly enhanced by a red and white tablescape that features a monogramed sheet used as a tablecloth.


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This rustic tablescape is simplistic perfection. An antique piece of linen and hemp is folded for use as a runner.




Linen dishtowels are rolled up for use as generously sized napkins. The chairs are beautifully upholstered in linen and hemp.




Perfect parcels for the table are sweetly scented sachets made from antique linen scraps.



A classic Christmas setting is created by using traditional red monogrammed towels and fresh greenery.



How will you decorate your table?


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Sherri said...

HI Laura! Those linens are gorgeous! I have a cut velvet cranberry colored runner on my table with white linen napkins in napkin rings I've made. I have a wreath in the center of the table with a cream colored soup tureen (without the lid) inside the wreath. I have put some oasis in the soup tureen, some more greens, a large white candle and then I'll put red and white roses and some silver twigs in the greenery too! That's my table setting for this Christmas. The dishes I use are the Lennox Christmas plates.

'odd and old' Linda Dacey said...

vintage linen, yes please. love the hemp runner shot the most and wish christmas resembled it chez moi. christmas delights to you and yours...

Rachel said...


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vignette design said...

I love that last image. Love vintage linen, and can't get enough of it! I will probably use my vintage wool paisley fabric for the Christmas table Your blog is great!

Anonymous said...

I love those linens!

Designs on 47th Street said...

I too love vintage linens! Your table is so pretty. Such gorgeous linens you have! :)

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Vintage linen lover here! Your table and linens are stunning :)

CHRISTmas Blessings!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

I love vintage linens too! Love that last picture! Beautiful.

Entertaining Women said...

Nothing better than the texture and color of natural linens and hemp. Gorgeous tablescapes. Thank you for sharing your charming designs. Cherry Kay

Karena said...

The are gorgeous images Laura and you have inspired me to make some changes to my table this year!!

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Tricia - A Rosy Note said...

What a beautiful collection of images. I really love the last one since it has my daughter's monogram :)