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Feast at Tag Antiques

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We have officially moved into a full size space at Tag Antiques in Franklin, TN! There are new items arriving weekly, so if you are in the Nashville area make sure to stop by and check it out.

Tag Antiques

1250 Old Hillsboro Rd.

Franklin, TN

Tabletop Traditions

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Thanksgiving 2017

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Thanksgiving 2016

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Thanksgiving 2015

The places have changed and even some of the faces too, but the one constant at Thanksgiving are my beloved turkey dishes. I change up the linens, florals and serving pieces around them but they will always remain the focal point of our table.

They weren’t handed down through my family or his; I bought them as a young mother looking to create her own traditions. In the process, they have become a modern heirloom that I will someday pass on with the hopes that they will continue to grace the Thanksgiving tables of my loved ones for many years beyond my own.

Sentimental items like these bring an emotional connection to the past while we gather in the present. It’s funny how a simple plate, drinking glass or serving piece can bring a rush of warm memories and make a special occasion just a little more “special”.

Fall’s New Neutrals

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This time of year is all about rich shades of orange, chocolate browns and the ubiquitous white pumpkins that are seemingly everywhere. While the typical autumn color palette is always welcome, there is something about blush tones and beige that feel right at home on the tabletop. These soft, muted tones give off a romantic vibe in a casual setting. No starchy white napkins or formal airs here.

Vintage 70’s and early 80’s stoneware play perfectly into the mix with patterns that are so right now. The best part is that these sturdy work horses don’t require any special TLC. They are always dishwasher safe (most are even oven safe ~ warm plates are always a nice touch) so there is no time wasted or extra care needed. Just pair them with some faded linens, simple glassware and let the pieces speak for themselves.

Vintage tip: look for old fabric remnants while out thrifting. Old plaids and calicos can be used as table throws or runners. Don’t be worried about finding one that “fits” your table the less perfect it is the less formal it feels. Try them horizontally, vertically or even at an angle for a more styled look. And extra points if you layer pattern on pattern. 

Shop the settings:

Vintage Set of 8 Sunmarc Endura dinner plates – sold

Set of 5 vintage pink napkins

Vintage Set of  6 Covington Idlewild dinner plates

Set of 7 napkins

Set of 4 Etched Glass Tumblers

Feast Pop Up at Tag Antiques

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I’m excited to let y’all know that now through the holidays I am offering a pop up tabletop at Tag Antiques in Franklin, TN. There are many beautiful things to help fill all your fall entertaining needs and after Thanksgiving the tabletop will transition to really amazing gift giving items just in time for the holidays.

The merchandise at Tag is for retail purchase only and is not currently available online. Tag offers a well edited selection of goods and it is rare for me to ever leave there empty handed. It is well worth a visit if you are in the Nashville/ Franklin area.

Tag Antiques

1250 Old Hillsboro Rd.

Franklin, TN 

37069

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Happy Hour

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The calendar says October but it is definitely Indian Summer here in the South. There’s still plenty of time to indulge in all the fall flavors so let’s take advantage and use it as the perfect excuse to keep serving up those crisp, refreshing cocktails. Vodka tonics on the porch are a personal favorite in this neck of the woods. I think we can all agree that they taste much better than pumpkin spice anything on an 80 degree day.

Set of 4 silver double old fashioned glasses

Vintage mirror tray

 

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Welcome to Feast where bringing vintage to the table is about much more than selling vintage wares. It is the emotional connection to the past while gathering in the present. It is finding beauty, relevance and modern sensibility in things that are often older than we are. It is recognizing that more often than not, #pastispresent.

This website was created to share how easily you can incorporate vintage into your everyday or special occasions. With direct links to the items shown, you can shop securely 24/7 on Etsy . For all of my latest finds and happenings you can follow along on Instagram @feastvintage . If you are looking for a particular item(s), have questions or want to share how you are bringing vintage to the table please email me feastleipersfork@gmail.com.