Peacocks for Christmas and a Link Party

Today I am celebrating my first joint link party, Celebrate Your Story! with Danielle of Storypiece.  I hope you will find a home here each week to share whatever your story may be.

For me, one of my favorite ways to tell a story is through a beautiful tablescape.  I don’t know what makes some of us enjoy styling a table so much, but it is obvious that some of us absolutely love it.  Was it your job to set the table for dinner when you were young?  I was the table-setter and believe it had an early impact on me.   Today I’m going to revisit a tablescape from last year that I had a lot of fun putting together.  This peacock tablescape was set during Christmas time for a small and elegant dinner party for four.

Peacock TablescapeWhile peacocks might not be traditionally connected to Christmas their colors fit right in to the season!

Peacock TablescapeI got a little creative with my photography because these are such artistic dishes the way the ornaments hang at the top and the peacock feather wraps down around the edge of the plate.

Peacock TablescapeThese amazing white Champagne glasses came from Z Gallerie.  These are so tall and so stately and we were going to have a Champagne toast at this dinner. 

Peacock Tablescape The white peacock napkin rings were also a find from Z Gallerie.  I find things there are a little more expensive, but sometimes they are just the perfect additions to a table or to my home decor.

Peacock TablescapeThe lovely peacock was a perfect centerpiece for my peacock tablescape and I nestled him down in the center of a peacock feather wreath.  You can find more pictures of this tablescape at A Peacock Inspired Christmas Tablescape, and also more information on where the pieces to put this table together came from. 

peacock tablescape plates

I couldn’t find the dishes I used last, however, I found these beautiful peacock plates that are probably a little more practical, since without the ornaments on them, they can be used year round.  You could just add this pattern in a salad plate and use white or gold and white plates beneath these to create a similar peacock tablescape, however a 16 piece set for four is $115 if you wanted to go all out with the peacock pattern.

71BFsQiaUBL._SL1000_To create a tablescape that is a little more “Christmasy,” just add some beautiful ornaments like these in a crystal bowl for a centerpiece.

What are your thoughts on peacocks at Christmas? Let me know in the comments after you check out the link party!


Please visit my co-host, Danielle at Storypiece!

Welcome to the first Celebrate Your Story! Link Party… Danielle and I are so happy to have you.  We want Celebrate Your Story! to be a place for you to come to share your recipes, DIY projects, home tours… and almost everything else that makes you, you!  We hope you will find a positive place to share each Saturday night at 8:00pm EST.

The rules for participating in Celebrate Your Story! Link Party are simple:

  1. Follow your host blog.
  2. If you are participating in Celebrate Your Story!, please be sure to add your permalink, and not your general blog address.
  3. Do not add your post name/blog name IN ALL CAPS.
  4. Please include a link in your post back to the party.
  5. No Etsy shop links or similar, please link to original content on your blog. 
  6. Visit fellow Story Sharers and leave them some love on their post!

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I’ll be sharing this at the following link parties:  Sunday Blog Hop | Table It Link Party | A Little R & R Wednesdays

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  1. So happy to be here with you ladies this week! I am looking forward to finding inspiration each week. Chloe this table is absolutely beautiful and peacocks for Christmas are a yes for me? Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. I remember this stunning table Chloe, I think peacocks are an elegant and refreshing choice for the holidays, so gorgeous and festive! Thank you for the party today, and Happy Thanksgiving~

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