Mardi Gras at Plum Creek
Feb 28, 2014
Did you ever have an idea for something stuck in your mind (like forever) and you just couldn't seem to bring it to fruition? You really want to do it and yet can't seem to make it happen. I really wanted to make a Mardi Gras table with some super-cool Mardi Gras mask plates that I saw on Susan's Between Naps on the Porch about a year ago. I hunted them down on the internet and found out they were made by Muirfield, the pattern name is Magnificence Celebrity. I saw one single plate sold on the Goodwill auction site last year, a single plate sold on Ebay and a set of four plates on Ebay sold for an arm and a leg plus your firstborn child. Needless to say I dropped out of the auction early on. The four Ebay plates sold for over two hundred dollars plus shipping. So I had to improvise by making my own mask plates, please meet my imitation Mardi Gras mask plates.
I found several ceramic masks last week when I went shopping at Goodwill with my friends Gloria and Kathleen during our lunch break.
The purple votive lamps just happened to come in at Marc's this morning. Some of the beads came from our visits to New Orleans over the years, some were bought at Goodwill. The mirrors on the table came from Marc's (I'm not to sure if I like them). The Fleur-de-lis candles are from Hobby Lobby (half price of course).
The dark purple chargers are a Goodwill find, the gold chargers are from the HomeGoods Store, the light green salad plates are from Goodwill, the purple diner plates are also from HomeGoods, and the flatware came from an Ebay auction.
My little friend in the white clown suit looks as if he is taking a bow, perhaps for a job well done?
You may have noted that some of the pictures are taken with the Mardi Gras beads on the table and some were taken with the beads removed. I liked the pictures without the beads. I will post a few more pictures of the table top tweaked later.
Additional pictures with centerpiece removed and evening pictures.
Have a Wonderful week! Thrift on ladies, thrift on.
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