I couldn’t do it. I just couldn’t mention worms in the title of a tablescape. To be polite, I left out that part.
I’m participating in Cuisine Kathleen’s Birds~Nests~Eggs Table challenge.
Are you an early bird? An early riser?
I confess – I am. I don’t like worms, so I’ll stick with watching birds get the worms early in the morning.
We have birds nesting on top of our back porch fan again this year.
Mama bird sits on her nest, keeping her eggs warm. This nest and eggs are the real thing – left in an abandoned bird house out back.
Daddy bird hovers nearby, just like the real one from the “fan family”.
Beyond the back porch, blue birds are nesting in a bird house nailed to the south pasture fence. Baby blue birds will be hatching soon.
I hope the horses don’t get too interested. Not that they eat birds, but they completely destroyed a bird house I’d nailed outside the north pasture fence last summer. Playing with it, mouthing it, pushing on it…being horses.
I made these babies last year. Aren’t they sweet?
If you’d like to make a nest of baby birds, visit this Baby Bluebirds Tutorial. Your children or grandchildren would love to help you. Because there is paint involved. 😉
Hints of blue here and there repeat the baby bird color. Painter Artist Mom’s blue china (Syracuse Meadow Breeze) brings blue to the plate stack.
The blue napkin rings have a string of birds around them. I printed them from The Graphics Fairy.
Kindergarten safety scissors with the waffle blade did an OK job on the edges. But not great.
It sort of gives the card stock a torn look, which is
The bamboo place mats are from Dollar Tree. The gray stemware is, too. I mentioned in my last tablescape post that I’m surprised how much I use these glasses. I truly had not planned to use them for this table.
But, the smokey gray again seems perfect – this time with the tablecloth.
I bought 2-1/2 yards of this bird fabric a couple of weeks ago for some bedroom shams. The fabric just wasn’t right when I put it in the room, so it became a tablecloth.
Birds of all ages and stages were gathered from inside and out.
The green fiesta plates came from an antique store nearby. I don’t think they’re antique, though.
The Big-Bird-yellow chargers came from the same antique store.
The silverware is the set that matches PAM’s (Painter Artist Mom’s) china.
Do you like to mix all sorts of colors and styles, eras even? Don’t you think birds go with anything – and everything?
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