Memorial Day Table

christmascandyMay 28, 2013

I set this table for Memorial Day, but didn't get the pictures posted til now.

I only have 2 of the red poppy plates, so used 2 other plates with poppies on them.

I found some red silk poppies at DT, and added the little flags I use a lot. They are in a lead crystal bud vase from a TS.

I printed out copies of the poem "In Flanders Fields" and placed them by each place setting.

Thanks to all the heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country!! Also, thanks to all the heroes who served in any of our military branches.

Candy

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GulfportGail

Such a wonderful setting. Very patriotic.

TFS

GG

    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 10:21PM
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slinkey

Lovely table ...you created the 'true meaning' of
Memorial Day here.
Great 'Candy Shot' too..that blue table cloth with red and white accents..really pops!
jane

    Bookmark   May 28, 2013 at 11:27PM
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luvstocraft

Neat glasses with the flag. Poppy plates are perfect although I probably wouldn't have thought of them. Remember when we used to get the little poppy lapel pins--or am I dating myself with that rememberance??? LOL

I love red, white, and blue tables, and so neat that you printed the poem to really honor the occassion.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2013 at 11:45PM
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jeannespines

We still have the 'poppy' for your lapel here, luvs ... good tradition! candy...your table is so patriotic & I like that you printed out "In Flanders Fields." You even found RW&B flatware! Amazing!

Those red poppy plates are perfect & the centerpc is lovely carrying on the 'poppy' tradition... the white cross says it all. TFS your special t'scape! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2013 at 2:18PM
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nana2010_gw

This is a wonderful Memorial Day table, Candy.
The cross is perfect. I love that you used the poppy theme.
I always look forward to seeing your tables.They are always so lovely and done with such care.
Nana

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 7:29AM
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