March 13, 2010

March Silver Sunday...

Welcome to another Silver Sunday, hosted by Beth at Gypsy Fish Journal. I want to share my sweet silver Nantucket Basket dish, along with my set of silver Nantucket Basket napkin rings.

Reminiscent of October days spent with loved ones on an island rich in history and quaintness. These silver pieces remind me of Candle House, The Wharf, Felicite', a family wedding, a family vacation, beef stew prepared by the Liljegren women for our men returning from a day of fishing on the cold sea. Unlike the women of old Nantucket, we awaited their return from the warmth of the kitchen, rather than the windy, widow's walk at the top of the house.

Make a cup of tea, relax and then click here to go to Gypsy Fish Journal and her list of Silver Sunday participants. We only gather once a month now, and personally, I can't wait to see the other silver goodness on display today!

Alright. I've heard you teasing for another peek at my party preparations. I always try to oblige, so here you go. One more quick peek. (Well, actually, you can click on the image and get a really good gander!)

I'm setting the table for tomorrow's party. (For those of you who don't know yet...March 15th is Brynwood's First Birthday Celebration. It's going to be an Alice In Wonderland theme!) You're all invited to join me tomorrow! Grab your fancy hat and I'll bring the rest! Don't you just love a party? I can hardly wait.

18 friends clicked here to leave a note for me:

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

Happy First Birthday, Donna!
I wouldn't miss your soiree for the world!

Beautiful silver, I'm especially coveting those basket napkin rings. :-)

See you at the bash!


Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

It sounds like a fun celebration. Congratulations on 1 year! Your silver basket napkin rings are beautiful. I love the detail.
Have a wonderful Silver Sunday!

Linda K. said...

Happy First Anniversary! And many more to come. I'll be here for the party! I also wanted to say how beautiful your silver is for today. The little basket napkin rings are adorable. Happy Happy Happy, Donna!


Gypsy Fish said...

Happy first anniversary! Can't wait for the party..your silver by the way is those basket napkin rings...thanks for participating in Silver Sunday...see you tomorrow...
{{gypsy hugs}}

The French Bear said...

Happy Anniversary Donna, I can't wait to see your "Alice" theme!!! It is going to be so exciting!!
I love your silver bucket, how gorgeous is that!!!!
Margaret B

Joan said...

Donna, your basket and napkin rings are quite unique! Don't you just love things that make your home different from others?
Drop by Applejack Lane if you have the opportunity, but I know you will be very busy with your party!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a wonderful set! I love those napking rings!

Denise Marie said...

Fun, fun, fun. My mom has those Desert Rose dishes...can't wait to see what you put together. Happy bloggaversary.

Jan (J.T.) Thomason said...

Yea!! I love birthdays!!
And i beg of you not to give anne those basket napkins rings.
give them to me.
she'd really want you to.

lol - have a great celebration, sweetie!


Sherrie said...

Your silver is of course lovely, but I am more excited about your party. I will be there in my best party dress, vintage of course. There will be cake won't there?

Maggey and Jim said...

I will get my fancy red hat out and enjoy the festivities.. Have fun,,,

Michelle (Shell) May said...

Happy anniversary! Woo hoo! So glad the magic of this blogland brought us together! Looking forward to the party and celebration! Oh do I love a party!

I love that plate too!


beedeebabee♥ said...

oooh a party! I'll be there with bells on! Happy lst bloggaversary! So many posts, your so inspiring, Donna!...Your silver collection is beautiful. Like all the other pieces you've shared with us, this is gorgeous! ... Have a fun night Sweetie, see you tomorrow, with my party hat on! xo Paulette

Marydon Ford said...

G'eve Donna ~ Actually my first post was March 15th, also. I got ahead of myself in posting but that's ok ... so we came together at the same time.

Happy anniversary to you, too, sweet friend. Will join you tomorrow.

Happy St Patrick's Day ~
Have a beautiful week.
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

The Paper Princess said...

How exciting, Donna - I can hardly wait! Happy Birthday Brynwood Needleworks!

Ramona :-)

te_roti said...

You are too clever with you lovely blog and beautiful creations. I wish I had the time and half your talent. I hope your weekend ended well.



Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Happy Blogoversary, Donna!! I sooo love your silver you shared today, too! Just beautiful!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Love your silver for yesterday..(I am running late). The baskets are wonderful. HSS ~ Lynn @ theVintageNest


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