Thursday, March 27, 2014

Milk Glass White Tablescape

                                                                Hello everyone,
                                I hope all of you that were affected by yesterday's Blizzard are
                                now plowed out and have had your power restored......it was
                                more like the old fashioned storms we used to get in winter...
                                but wait a minute this is spring!
                                  Oh well, it could be worse we could be getting more......
                                  but wait a minute~ did I hear another storm for Sunday?
                                  Do I sound bitter....yep ,I am a bit!
                                  Much as I love the four seasons~ I don't want them all to have
                                  snow!!!
                                    Now, that I have vented let's enjoy the rest of the time
                                    together with tea and scones.

                                The tea cups are old and have the wheat pattern and the teapot
                                 with the bird on top came from Winner's a few years ago.
                                  The scone recipe came from Pink Piccadilly Pastries blog and if
                                  you have never visited Jina before you are in for a treat ~ she
                                  makes the most beautiful pastries. I could spend all day pinning
                                 from her beautiful pinterst boards as well.....great way to pass
                                 a stormy day!
                                     Beautiful milk glass pieces were loaned to me by my sweet
                                     friend Snow...just for you to enjoy!





Beautiful milk glass vases ~ thank you, Snow.


                                     I took this shot this morning after our generous snowfall. That
                                     pathway was compliments of my hard working husband.
                                                            Pretty isn't it??? Perfect for my white theme!

                                                        This is what our doorway looked like
                                                        after 35cm of snow and howling winds.

                                                                       
A touch of spring on my snowy window!

                                   I jokingly told me hubby that after he got the path shovelled
                                   out we should grab our suitcases and make a run for it!
                                   Florida .....here we come.  Why am I whining ~ I am not
                                  the one out shoveling?
                                                    Our veranda this morning. Oh, to be Bella or
                                                    Madelief out enjoying spring blooms in their
                                                    lovely gardens already!

Please, pass me another scone....I need a little treat!

Rain for tomorrow though so at least some of this will
melt and with a little luck the forecast for more is snow
is just a cruel joke! Ha! Ha!
I am joining Between Naps on the Porch  for
Tablescape Thursday.



                   Thank you for visiting me and for all your kind words 
      on my last post.

   Carolyn

32 comments:

Brooke Kroeger said...

Oh my gosh Carolyn! I am complaining about our 20 mph winds and you have all that snow! Everything is so pretty. Snuggle in my dear ♥ Brooke

Jen Ham said...

Oh wow! The snow is beautiful from here but I can only imagine how frustrating it is for you! xo Jen

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful and delicious looking at the same time, Carolyn! It seems you had the perfect day for tea and scones. I haven't seen snow like that since we lived in New York! It's still annoying to deal with the snow showers that seem to pop up once a week here. I heard we are also expecting another one over the weekend sometime. Enough!

mariondee-designs said...

I couldn't believe all that snow piled up against the door! No wonder you're sick of it. I have to say though it looks like a winter wonderland out there.. soooo pretty!
Hope it warms up for you soon, take care, Maryann

Alicia said...

QUE IMPRESIONANTE LA NEVADA!!
SON FOTOS PRECIOSAS PERO ODIO EL FRIO.
SALUDITOS

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Pretty teacups, Carolyn! After that blizzard we had, one deserves a scone or two, don't you think? Thank goodness we don't get a storm like that very often! And the thought of more snow on the weekend is down right depressing. So, please pass me another scone. But this can't last forever, surely by mid-April the white stuff will all be gone and the daffodils and crocuses will be coming up. Enjoy your weekend. Maybe Sunday's snow will miss us!

Blessings,
Sandi

Mari said...

Omg! I can't believe how much snow you got,,,,
It looks beautiful I must admit ekkk....
Your white milk glass are stunning....
Everything looks beautiful and yummy....
I'll pray you will get nooooo more snow...

Smiles~
Mari

Carrie Bachand said...

I feel your pain Carolyn! This all looks very familiar as I live in northern Wisconsin. I love your blog so much. When I feel the need to whine I just look back at all of your garden pics. You've helped me this winter A LOT. Lol! God bless.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Beautiful, gorgeous and depressing - all. I still love winter but that storm you received IS just a cruel joke, my word!

Tea and scones - the perfect panacea, Carolyn.

White Lace and Promises said...

Carolyn,
I have never seen this pattern of milkglass and I'm a big time collector. Wow! I know that the tiered stand is fenton and I don't know that I've seen this piece. Oh my I'm loving this tablescape and all the white. I also love your header. Absolutely beautiful!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

OMG! I cannot believe all that snow at the end of March, wow! Your teascape is gorgeous, I love all your White details and yes, it goes with the weather, beautifully! Very lovely teapot.
Hugs,
FABBY

Pink Piccadilly Pastries said...

Thanks so much for the sweet words Carolyn!! I really appreciate it!! Your scones look absolutely beautiful!! I love the soft light and how you filled your scones with cream!! Scrumptious looking!! The snow is beautiful but I know you've had enough now!! I can't wait to see some new pictures of your gardens! xo! Jina

Pamela Gordon said...

PEI sure got a doozie of a storm yesterday. My oh my. We had wild winds here but only 10 cm. of snow, however, the storm on Sunday could make up for the lack of snow yesterday. I don't know where spring is hiding do you?

Bernideen said...

Holy cow - that is amazing!!! We had snow on our door like that many years ago after a blizzard with 60 mile an hour wind shears. That's what they call it in Colorado - weird "wind shears". It must be hard to hear people like me say how lovely it looks so I won't! Lovely posting!

A Primitive Homestead said...

Lovely post

Julie said...

Oh my goodness! Even your evergreen has laid down defeated by the snow. I suspect no one will be happy to see snow for awhile, even next winter, after the storms of this year.

Lee said...

Coming from a part of New Zealand that doesn't get snow, I am amazed by your photos. You could have been snowed into your house, how on earth did you get through the front door?

Your photos and styling are delightful, I especially love the ones with the white daisys and I do love the delicate pink cups and saucers. Thank you for sharing those amazing photos of the snow too.

Lee :)

tablescapesbybev said...

You have such lovely milk glass pieces...love them all.

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snow ~ Paraska's Place said...

thank you again & again for your lovely images Carolyn. ♡ your comment about 'making a run for it' made me laugh. the milk glass was perfect for such a snowy day.. although perfectly sweet all year long, of course! yes, the stand is fenton & the paneled grape patterned milk glass pieces are Westmoreland. counting the days until your new book is available. thank you for the constant inspiration carolyn. snow x ~ http://www.pinterest.com/paraskasplace/my-sweet-island-friend-carolyn-aiken-x-~-aiken-hou/

Mim Williams said...

My gosh, after seeing your pictures of more snow (BIG snow!), I won't complain about the weather where I live - dreary, windy, but a LITTLE warmer.
Still lovin' your blog.

Bella said...

Hi Carolyn,
Well Oh I am so sorry about all the snow... I can only imagine how frustrating it must be!! Just keep your mind on the amazing garden that will come!! I wonder if you will snap into spring and warmth so fast everything will go into overdrive and bloom at once!
I must admit I have had snow envy (early on, not now, haha!) We haven't had a good snow in a couple years. This winter was barely a winter at all. I like the seasons too and missed it.
Thank you for the shout out!!
On to tea!! Your tea is beautiful, the scones divine, yummy!! I love the single lily tucked in the vase, they are sometimes hard to arrange, and this is so lovely, I will remember to copy your idea!
Wishing you Spring!!
Hugs,
Bella

Bonnie said...

You deserve many treats. You have had a winter!

It is beautiful but I know you are tired and ready for it to come again next winter and be gone for now!

Your post is lovely with the milk glass and those scones are making me hungry.

dizzyizzy said...

So very sorry for all the snow. If I opened the door and saw all of that snow, I'd just slam it shut and go back to bed. I'd get all snuggly warm and read a good book. Love your tea ideas and thanks to the link to Jina's pastries. They look so yummy.

WendyBee said...

I had to chuckle that after "commenting" on all the snow, that everything in your pics was white, finally relieved by the gorgeous pink tulips - Whew! We missed the snow this time, but the wind -- wow! We lost a couple of shingles off our roof! (Time for a new roof!) And we lost power, but only for about an hour. We'll see how it goes this weekend.

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Wow! It's really pretty. It reminds me of when I was a little girl - we lived in Chicago. My siser and I were in the path Dad cleared - it was above our heads - love your milk glass tablescape - my daughter loves milk glass, I'll have to show her! You're welcome to come down to Georgia for the sun anytime!
Hugs,
Kathy

Madelief said...

Oh Carolyn,

I hoped you would have some spring weather by now, but all that snow....

Your white tablescape looks lovely! It's always a joy coming here to see what's on your table :-)

Have a lovely Sunday!

Madelief x

Dining Delight said...

I laughed aloud reading your comment about not wanting all seasons to have snow! It does seem like this is a year of "endless winter"! Our snowbanks are still huge and it is cold so they aren't melting! Your beautiful white t'scape and yummy looking treats (and yes, your gorgeous outside pics!) are adding some warmth to my day!

DD

domenica.60 said...

Carolyn, you live in Wonderland...dont'you?
A big hug ,
Franca

The Tablescaper said...

That is a lot of snow!

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Helena White said...

Hi Carolyn

I just found your lovely Blog this week. This winter was a bit over the top wasn't it lol! I didn't think it was ever going to end. How did your get snow falling on your cozy home picture? Nice to meet you ...
 Helena from Ontario