Memories of Aunt Millie Tablescape

Aunt Millie was our favorite Aunt.  She was a delightful person with a great sense of humor.  She had a way of making you feel at home, always.  I can remember Aunt Millie & Mama talking on the phone for hours, and she could make my Mama laugh like no other.  When she was called home, her lovely daughters gave some of her things to my sister & me.  I got her flatware & my sister got her china.  I can’t tell you how excited I was when my sister asked me if I’d like to do a tablescape with Aunt Millie’s china.  The flatware & china were reunited.  This tablescape brings back so many Memories of our Aunt Millie.

Memories of Aunt Millie Tablescape

These are Aunt Millie’s pieces of china.  They are a light beige with a wheat pattern & silver rim.  I used cream colored fringed linen place mats & napkins so it would not interfere with the delicacy of the china.  The silver flatware finished it off.

Wheat Patterned China Place Setting

I used the Tea Light Bridge as the centerpiece, set on a beveled mirror place mat.  I added Aunt Millie’s crystal pieces around the bridge.  I thought the swans under the bridge went well.  (you can see some of Aunt Millie’s cross in the reflection of the mirror)

Memories of Aunt Millie Tablescape

Memories of Aunt Millie Centerpiece

Memories of Aunt Millie Crystals

And the tablescape with the centerpiece:

Memories of Aunt Millie tablescape

And naturally, I had to light the candles…

Memories of Aunt Millie Tablescape

Memories of Aunt Millie

A view from the top:

Memories of Aunt Millie

Memories of Aunt Millie Tablescape

I hope you enjoyed my trip down memory lane, honoring my Dear Aunt Millie.

Happy Creating everyone!

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