Setting a Breakfast Table to Crow About

This is the very first tablescape that I have posted to my blog.

This new find for $4 at the consignment shop will be part of the centerpiece.


Do you know what this is? It's made in Italy and is a vintage Progressus French Fry Cutter.


I am setting the table for a special breakfast.


My place settings will be Fiesta Scarlet dinner size plates and coffee mugs, Wexford pressed glass small goblets for juice, and white cloth napkins folded in a basic silverware pouch. My tablecloth is vintage, round and hand crocheted.










My centerpiece includes a set of vintage figural tomato salt and pepper shakers, two vintage rooster figurines, made in Japan, a Bromwell flour sifter with red wooden knob, the french fry cutter and a faux plant.







This is my round kitchen table set for breakfast for four!











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19 comments:

  1. This is so cute! I have the same French fry cutter It was my mom's. I may 'borrow' this idea, Carlene. xo

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  2. I've never seen a French fry cutter, how neat! Your tablescape is very nice anyone would love to have breakfast at your table.

    Sylvia@agrandmasblessings

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  3. Wild applause and standing ovation! Your first tablescape and you nailed it! I love it Carlene. Seems creative minds thinking alike this week?? LOL! Now, you know you are hooked right? I can't wait to see your next table!! Have a wonderful weekend :-)

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  4. Great way to repurpose items for a darling centerpiece. You have a good eye for design, and I look forward tp seeing more of your tables. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

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  5. Carlene!! Great job on your first tablescape. I love the centerpiece! Cute and clever! I hope you enjoyed it and will do more! hugs, Linda

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  6. What a "festive" table setting!! Red is such a happy color, and the addition of your vintage cutter and rooster are the perfect finishing touches! What time is breakfast?!

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  7. Prescious tablescape! You are certainly a pro in table setting for the centerpiece is so creative with the vinage cutter, and the plant in the sifter. I love your tablecloth and the Fiesta red dinnerware with the darling rooster! Please, pop over to view my finds used in a vacation tablescape!

    Thanks, Pam

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  8. Darliing table. What luck in finding that crocheted tablecloth. Love the red and roosters and center piece french fry cutter. Hope to see more of you.
    Linda
    (I did a rooster scape this week also.)

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  9. What a precious breakfast table. I love red...fav. color..and the crocheted cloth is beautiful. Never saw a french fry cutter like that...pretty cool.
    Love it all...

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  10. A perfect breakfast table! that fry cutter is an awesome find! I have never seen one and it had a great price tag. Thank you for sharing at TTF and have a terrific day!

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  11. Your table looks wonderful! I love all the red and what a great find the french fry cutter is! You did an excellent job on your first tablescape. Get ready...tablescaping is addicting!

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  12. Carlene, What a darling use of everyday vintage items. I think you are brilliant! Love the flour sifter too!
    This is such a bright,cheery and fun table. A great way to say hello to the day!

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  13. What a neat find! Love your table, so bright and cheery!Great to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  14. Carlene, this is certainly a fun, cheerful table. Love all the vintage touches!

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  15. What a great perch for your rooster!! Such a happy table you have created.
    Suzyq

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  16. I love your roosters! What a fun, festive table!

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  17. such a wonderful, whimsical tablescape, adorable roosters!! thanks for joining in for the party!!

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  18. Great table, and congrats on your first tablescape. Love the roosters, I have been looking at some for a bargain.

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