Sunday, February 20, 2011

Century Riviera and Scarlet Fiesta

So, I went to my favorite thrift store last weekend and found some vinage Century Riviera dishes with the Wells Peack mark on the bottom. I found a large platter, square platter, small bowl, salad plate, butter dishes (I think) sugar with the lid & creamer. They are in pretty good shape. So of course I had to set up a table scape with them.  Since I still had the table cloth from Valentine's day up I decided to use Scarlet.  The place mats were purchased at Tuesday Morning. The napkin rings are from the same thrift store.  The napkins are Fiesta from Macy's.  The ice tea and champange glasses were wedding gifts. They were given to us by my aunt who first inspired me to tablescape. Her ideal number of place settings is 12 but considers 8 acceptable. She was disappointed when she couldn't find any more of these glasses. The flat ware is Fiesta in Ivory. The cake stand was found at Marshall's on clearance. The cover is Pyrex and was found at the same thrift store last year for $.99.  The cake server was found at another thrift store. I don't know who the maker is.
The casserole dish is my family heirloom.  It was purchased by my grandmother for her sister-in-law. My mom's aunt gave it to my mom in the late '80's before she passed on.  My mom took it our for holidays.  When I saw in my first Fiesta book, I asked my mom for it and she generously gave it to me. It is in excellent condition and I treasure it very much. My aunt was like a grandmother to me as I never got to me my grandmother.
The cordial glasses were a gift from my neighbor.  I found the matching candlestick holders at my favorite thrift store.  The tall candlestick holders were purchased at an estate sale. 
I changed out the candlestick holders for these Lenox ones that I found at Savers this past weekend for $1.59 each.

They seem to be a better match.  The Lenox salt & pepper shakers were an estate sale find for $2.00.
Here is the place setting. I like how the napkin ring matches so well.

I had so much setting and resetting this table.