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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Let There Be White Challenge

I am joining the challenge posted by Kathleen over at Cuisine Kathleen.  For her Let's Dish Party we were to create a white on white table with one accent color.  
I hemmed and hawed about even trying this challenge until I went furniture shopping with my daughter at Ikea.  Now what does that have to do with doing a white table?  Well that is where I saw these chargers!
They are really candle plates from Ikea, but I thought they made wonderful chargers, plus the price was right.  
I thought these chargers could easily look kind of Victorian but I chose to take them another direction and go bold with an accent color of orange.

What better to use as a centerpiece than actual oranges and clementines.
This table is really making me crave a Mimosa!

Thanks for stopping by :)

Sources:
White Chargers/candle plates, Napkin rings- Ikea
White plates - World Market
White flatware - Homegoods
Orange Napkins - Stein Mart

I am linking up at the following parties:
Let's Dish @ Cuisine Kathleen
Tablescape Thursday @Between Naps on the Porch

13 comments:

  1. Ann, your white table with the orange accents is making me want a mimosa too! It's fresh and full of citrus goodness. Actually it reminds me or orange sherbet, so on second thought I'll skip the mimosa and have an orange sherbet.

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  2. Hi Ann! I wanted those chargers/candle plates when I bought my clear glass plates at Ikea. Aren't they beautiful with that lacy edging? Your orange sure adds a pop of fun color and perfect centerpiece, too!

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  3. Ann I thought the same when I saw those chargers at Ikea. Now I have to find them sure could have used them this week. Orange was a great color choice bright and playful.

    Cathy's Cupboard Calamity <:)

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  4. Ann, Summer, summer, summer! orange and white is summer to me and you captured it on your table. I drooled over those IKEA trays too and almost bought them last year. I did buy the candle holders that match them and after seeing how wonderful they work as a charger, I am going to get them on our annual fall shopping extravaganza to Atlanta. Dianne

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  5. What a pretty table. The orange really pops! I have those chargers too, love them!
    Thanks for linking to Let's Dish and taking the challenge.

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  6. Love the fun pops of tangerine with the all-white dishes! Beautiful!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  7. I will be right over for that Mimosa!! I am crazy about all of your orange - so bright and cheerful. You cannot possibly get into a bad mood looking at this table. The charger idea was absolutely brilliant and I love the centerpiece. What a great cake stand - love the way you can change the ribbon to match your table. This table is really an "original"!

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  8. Wow! I love the "chargers"!! Brilliant! I was such a wimp with my table, trying to do all neutrals is so boring for a color person like me, I LOVE the bright orange and white! You get my vote, adorable!
    Jenna

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  9. LOVE LOVE LOVE this whole table! The chargers are wonderful. I sure wish I lived near an IKEA... The orange just pops out from the whites and has such a wonderful, dramatic effect. Yet even though it's dramatic, it's still casual and happy looking. I'm one of those people who loves orange, and this table rocked my socks.

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  10. It's wonderful. I love those chargers (candle plates) and the orange is a great pop of color! Jennifer

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  11. Ann, What a brilliant idea to use the candle plates as chargers. They are perfect under your plates. All of those pops of orange make this such a happy and summery table. Love the orange ribbon braided through your cake stand. Well done! laurie

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  12. Ann, this table is dazzling...I love all the orange against the starkness of the white. The chargers are really nice and I am sure you will get lots of use out of them.
    Have a wonderful week...

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  13. I love orange! I met my 'challenge' with it, too! I really love how you used the oranges in the tall vases!! Great table!

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