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Between Naps on the Porch is a lifestyle blog with an emphasis on Decorating, Tablescaping, Before and Afters, Thrify Finds, and Gardening.

Aug 9, 2011

Roosters and Chickens Party

(If you left a comment on this post and don't see it, a boo boo happened.  Somehow Blogger published this post twice and I had to delete one of them, which unfortunately had 3 comments.  So sorry...don't know how/why that happened.)

Scavenger Hunt Update:
I've received 24 entries so far for the fun Scavenger Hunt posted this morning. You guys are awesome detectives! Question #13 has proved a teensy tricky for a few folks, so read that one carefully.

Roosters and Chickens Party:

Shelia at Note Songs is hosting a Heart of the Home Party and the theme is "Roosters and Chickens."   I never like to miss a good hen party so I'm joining in with a tablescape I put together a while back that runneth over with our fine feathered friends. As Shelia says, gather those yard birds together and come join in!

Hope you enjoy this fun table setting. If you are still yearning for more rooster inspiration, I've also added a link at the end of this post to another rooster tablescape I put together a while back.

So, without further cock-a-doodle-do, I present to you a Rooster themed tablescape. :)

Chargers: Neiman Marcus, 3-4 years ago
Dinner Plates: Villeroy & Boch, Pattern: Melina, Rich's 20+ years ago
Red Salad Plates: HomeGoods, two years ago
Rooster Appetizers: HomeGoods, a year to two ago
Rooster Glasses: Old Time Pottery, one year ago
Flatware: Gourmet Settings, Treble Clef, HomeGoods, 1 year ago
Plaid Napkins: Marshalls, 1 year ago
Organza Napkin sheaths: The Magnolia Room in Marietta, GA
Napkin rings: Pier 1, 2-3 years ago
Candlesticks: Hobby Lobby, 3 years ago
Candles: Colonial Candle
Rooster Centerpiece: Steinmart, many years ago
Greenery: Nandina from my yard, along with moss from the Dollar Tree


At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Such a fun table Susan! Love the little rooster plates and the napkins are just beautiful:@)

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Cindy said...

What a fun theme you have today! I love the rooster on your table and your table setting is beautiful and very unique. I came over from Note Songs. Have a lovely day!
Hugs, Cindy

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Entertaining Women said...

So glad for the reprisal of your rooster fest. This one preceded my introduction to blog world by several months, so it's brand new for me. Love the generous use of that glorious concentrated red. Beautiful! Cherry Kay

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger ⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜@ Debbiedoos blogging and blabbing said...

So nice to see your Roo's Susan! I have some dishes the very same as those rooster appetizer plates...I just was tickled to see those. I will have to spy out homegoods next time around. Very pretty!

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger FABBY'S LIVING said...

This a fun and beautiful table, I would even venture to say, it's so elegant in a happy and colorful way! Very nice Susan, I love all the plates. Thanks for such fun.

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Susan said...

Susan, your tablescape is so cute!

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

This is just too cute, fun and festive. hugs ~ lynne ~

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Shelia said...

Hi Susan and thank you so much for coming to my party! I love your Rooster/Chickie tablesetting! The centerpiece is so cute! Love your fancy dancy napkins and those tiny little plates are adorable! Thank you so much for gathering up your tablescape to bring to my party!
You are the sweetie,
Shelia ;)

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Anonymous Mary @ Redo 101 said...

Love it, so glad you've joined the party!


At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Anonymous Dorinda Selke said...

Susan - Just love your roos! The colors are so happy and bright against the white of the porch -- such a fun tablescape ! Hugs, Dorinda Selke

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Designs By Pinky said...

What a great table, Susan!!!! I just love it all! Also the colors in the tablescape match your cushions so well!!!! Have always loved those RED candlesticks! Gorgeous!!!! XO, Pinky PS, did you say you found your sand chair glasses at the $$$ store???? I ahve searched and can't find them.....

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger Babs said...

Susan, Love your cute chickens tablescape. The centerpiece roo is so chubby cute and I love the yellow rooster bowls.

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , OpenID tammylovesdishes said...

Gorgeous table! Those candlesticks are quite beautiful and add a simple elegance to this 'scape. The rooster plates are bright and cheery and look great with the dishes accompanying them. Lovely!

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Blogger K'sKronicles said...

Susan....your porch is so beautiful and inviting! I so want a porch as yours! Your table is absolutely spectacular:) Thanks for sharing..

At Tuesday, August 09, 2011 , Anonymous stampedconcrete said...

nice post .. i like the table setting .. it's great .. thanks for sharing ..

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Jennifer said...

Have I ever told you how envious I am of your porch(es)? Your screen porch is my dream space! I love looking at your porches and your tablescapes!
Scissors & Spatulas

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Johanna said...

Hello Susan,
oh my, what a fabulous rooster party. I guess, the cute rooster plates are Italian Deruta. That is just the type they decorate. Your table is happy and colorful and I hope, you did cook rooster at the end.
Best greetings, Johanna

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger S said...

Stunning table, as always. Love those little roo plates!

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Jo said...

I enjoyed the one outside on the porch and the one inside,fun to see you link up!

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Maureen said...

Your tablescape is certainly waking me up this morning as I eat my breakfast! Love your rooster plates...soooooo cute.

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Sarah said...

Susan, what a perfect post to see first thing in the morning. This one makes me smile. It's going to be a good day! ~ Sarah

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Susan -- your colorful table with those fabulous chicken dishes is so cheerful and happy :)


At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger megan said...

Susan, lovely bright tablescape.
A question about the napkin sheaths, are they a circle of organza? I think they are so pretty would love to make some of these
Thank you,

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Hi Megan, No, they are square. They are cut/hemmed where they have kind of ruffled edge...not sure how they achieved that. But I don't think it's necessary to give them a ruffled edge, although it is pretty. It's probably best to cut them just a little smaller than the napkin so the napkin will stick out a bit and show. I paid way too much for these, so making them sounds like a wonderful idea.

At Wednesday, August 10, 2011 , Blogger Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Megan, continuing my other comment, the more I look at those sheaths, I'm wondering if just sewing that type of fabric sort of stretches it and gives it that sort of wavy edge effect.

At Thursday, August 11, 2011 , Anonymous Shanee said...

I adore the napkins! Such a beautiful tablescape! I just don't understand how your porch is further south than mine yet yours always looks 20 degrees cooler than mine. Enjoyed the post as always.

At Thursday, August 11, 2011 , Blogger megan said...

Thank you Susan for the info on the napkins. Will have to play around with these and see what I can come up with!!

At Friday, August 12, 2011 , Blogger Merlin said...

Gosh, that's cheery!! LUV the roosters, etc. I had a pet red rooster growing up that rode on my shoulder...his name was "Red." franki

At Saturday, August 13, 2011 , Blogger The Quintessential Magpie said...

How on earth did I miss this, Susan? Did you come late to the party??? I love your 'scape, and I love you, too.


Sheila :-)

At Saturday, August 20, 2011 , Blogger Envoy-ette said...

Love the colors! Love that fat little rooster centerpiece! A nest of greens makes one happy rooster! Love everything about this table.


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