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  1. Gosh Lora!!! I LOVE This!!! What a pretty setting:) You know how I feel about milk glass and I adore how you used all of your collection for this post!! I’m on the hunt for a pretty milk glass cake stand to add to my collection! So lovely!!!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      So glad you enjoyed it, Rachel! So many people love milk glass and it’s so easy to find. I did not use ALL of my collection for this table, though; it would have had to be much longer;) 😉 Good luck finding a cake stand!

  2. Lora, you have so many pretty milk glass pieces and you’ve styled them all so beautifully, of course! It’s always fun hopping with you. We’ll likely be in Minneapolis again in October so maybe we can get together!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Angie! Let’s chat and compare October calendars, indeed!

  3. I don’t collect milk glass but I have a friend who does and I’m always looking for pieces for her. I love your yard and the pretty milk glass setting. So many pretty flowers you have.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thank you, Marlene! I have been enjoying the flowers I planted from seed…finally!

  4. Shelly Torola says:

    So charming Lora! A perfect setting for a
    Delightful party! Glad you could get your
    pictures taken before the rain hit. Everything looks lovely 😊

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Shelly! Wish I could have enjoyed it all a little bit more, but very thankful for the rain we’ve had lately!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Renae!

  5. I love milk glass and have my grandmothers collection. Many vases and use it all year as you shared so versatile. I pull ribbon or cord etc through the loops or eyes in the bowls and plates to match my theme. Thanks for the awesome ideas

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Lucky you, that you have your grandma’s collection! Yes, the pieces that you can weave ribbon through are so nice:)

  6. Cindy@CountyRoad407 says:

    That table belongs on the cover of a magazine! I gasped when I saw it. And the background area is amazing too. Do you spend a ton of time out there? I hope you sat and enjoyed all your hard work. It’s simply stunning with the colors and how your milk glass stands out. Seriously gorgeous. pinned

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Aw, thanks, Cindy:) I’ve always admired those beautiful magazine covers with a country table setting; it was fun to create it in my own yard. Yes, I’ve spent a lot of time out there…watering-we had a very dry summer. Glad we’re finally getting some soaking rain…which happened 15 minutes after I got everything in!

  7. Oh Lora, I’m in love with your summer garden party!!! When I was growing up every “housewife” had 1 or 2 sets of these luncheon plates and cups. Mostly used for church wedding and baby showers, the hostess would borrow a set or two from others when they needed extras. I remember my mom hosting showers so many times. These were always used and were so practical and fun. Fruit punch was usually served and these little glass trays made it easy to balance it all on the sofa or in a yard chair. Love how you put together the beautiful blue/white and quilted pieces for the tablecovering. So pretty and pinned, pinned, pinned!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks so much , Debra! Yes, everyone had luncheon sets. It was fun to use them in a little different way. Thanks for pinning!

  8. Lora
    Your garden party table is so stunning. I loved the cake plate and fruit bowl combination for a tiered tray appearance. Lovely post that makes me want to increase my milk glass collection.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yes, you can always use more milkglass, Rachel! Thanks:)

  9. Lovely collection of milk glass. I have the same cups but they didn’t come with luncheon plates. As children my brother and I bought my mother a set of milk glass for four that had dinner plates and cups and sauces. I now have the set and my mom and I scouted around to add pieces throughout my adulthood. I like the floating flowers arrangement, something I can copy right away, so thank you.

    1. Also I just cut out all the good pieces from 2 damaged quilts and have been wondering what to do with them. ❤️ your idea.

      1. Lora Bloomquist says:

        Great timing then, Pam! Have fun!

    2. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Glad you got some new ideas, Pam! Think these cups are also the ones that came with a punch bowl.

  10. Such a fun way to celebrate the summer season, Lora! I love how you used all the different pieces of milk glass in a beautiful and functional way. It really makes the food and flowers pop! Hope your summer has been a fun one. Big hugs, CoCo

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, CoCo! Yes, we’ve had a nice, relaxing summer:)