Yes, I spotted this tablecloth and decided the birds could nest on my table! Sometimes it is a set of dishes, sometimes it is a set of napkins, this time it was a tablecloth that called to me and inspired me to style this tablescape.
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This tablecloth is like a work of art. I really think I could cut a panel from it and frame it on a wall. Pretty French writing and delicate eggs, some tucked into dainty nests just called for me to style a simple table with bird’s nests and mottled eggs. I wanted this to be a more organic table in keeping with this lovely tablecloth. I used simple charger that looks like it is white distressed wood. On top of that I set a mushroom colored dinner plate and topped it with a white salad plate. I let the texture of the dishes be all the pattern that was needed.
A simple centerpiece of grapevine which was rolled into a couple of bird nests. I simply added a a few magnolia blossoms to brighten it.I tried to mimic the look of the nests on the tablecloth with my grapevine nests and faux eggs. I know this is a tablecloth that I will be using again and again, my mind is already swimming with different ways to style a tablescape with this cloth. For now I will enjoy my lovely eggs. Today they remind me of the sandhill crane I saw sitting on her nest near my home here in Florida. I have never seen a sandhill crane on a nest before, I will have to stop by and check on her to see her babies!
EDIT 5/12/2017 –
I have received so many requests for where I got the tablecloth! I found it at Home Goods in April, 2017. The tag on it says ENVOGUE. I have seen a number of them available on EBAY.
Here is another of their beautiful cloths available on Amazon.