Tablescapes, Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day! I hope you are spending this day with family and friends.  We are celebrating in our favorite spot,  remembering all those that have sacrificed for our freedom,  and counting our blessings.

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If you look carefully at the shape in the distance you will see a red, white, and blue parasail floating over the Gulf waters~

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For our coastal celebration we have to include a nautical centerpiece

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The boat is afloat on a sea of blue woven mats

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The blue and white boat is filled with colorful balls, bottles and flags

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and I couldn’t resist adding a beach chair tea light just for fun~

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My good friend SC, who is  CC’s other grandmother,  surprised me with these little chairs for Mother’s Day, Sweet!  I can’t wait to use them all over the place this summer~

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The stars and stripes napkins are anchored with mini life preservers

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The red and blue glass glistens in the bright sunshine

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A white wicker table stands nearby for serving and extra glasses

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and we are ready for a lovely meal

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on a summer day

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Tonight we’ll set the candles aglow

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and tomorrow

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our guests will head home and I can really be lazy!

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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Dishing it & Digging it,   Between Naps on the Porch,

Merry Monday   Make it Pretty Monday    Celebrate and Decorate,

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck   Sweet Inspirations   Happiness is Homemade

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25 Responses to “Tablescapes, Happy Memorial Day!”
  1. Happy Memorial Day, Jenna!
    And I love your centerpiece. 🙂
    Kenley

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  2. Barbara F. says:

    Hope you are enjoying the weekend, I love your table, and the centerpiece is wonderful. Love the apples. xo

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  3. Sarah says:

    This is a perfect table to celebrate any patriotic holiday. Love the red, white, and blue!
    Happy Memorial Day! ~ Sarah

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  4. Oh I just love, love your table!
    I think that is the most creative patriotic centerpiece I have ever seen.
    And I love, love the plates, placemats and of course those cute little life preservers.
    Well done!
    Cindy

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  5. Sally says:

    Jenna, I loved the little beach chairs in your table centerpiece! They looked as cute as I thought they would! Hope you enjoy them. SC

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  6. Mary says:

    This floats my boat Jenna! So patriotic, nautical and picturesque with your watery blue backdrop! The chairs are such a fun touch… SOS, I need life ring napkin rings! 🙂 Hope your Memorial Day was delicious!

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  7. MariaElena says:

    Love your boat centerpiece! How pretty and original! I have a new weekly link party which is live now and I would love if you stop by and link up this wonderful post! Hope to see you there! http://mariaelenasdecor.blogspot.com/ Hugs, Maria

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  8. Kitty says:

    You share the most fun tables, Jenna! I love the boat centerpiece on the sea of woven placemats! The tea light holder is adorable. What a perfect setting to enjoy by the water.

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  9. Looks like your weekend was off to a wonderful start. The centerpiece captured my heart. I love the all the different pieces in the boat. The placemats look wonderful on the table.. just a fun table in a lovely setting. xo marlis

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  10. For starters, the wooden boat is outstanding! I love how the elements in the boat kept changing. Great tablescape in a beautiful setting. Thanks for inviting us to the party. Cherry Kay

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  11. Love that centerpiece! It’s filled with such great texture and then what ultimately surrounds it makes for a wonderful table.

    – The Tablescaper

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  12. I LOVE those life preserver napkin rings!!!! What a cute idea! They really tie in with the boat, and the colors are totally all in for the red, white and blue!!! I love the pattern of your plates, too!

    I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend, and that you got a chance to veg out after your guests went home! We all need that every so often!!!

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  13. Liz @ Infuse With Liz says:

    Love the boat centerpiece! You put some fun things in there. I like the glass floats, beach chair, blue bottles and flags you put in it. It gives me inspiration for my nautical family room. The pattern on the dishes goes great with everything! What a nice setting and location!

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  14. Rettabug says:

    What a GREAT patriotic table….my eyes were just dancing, trying to take it all in. Oh to be sitting on the edge of the water & eating from this setting…glorious!

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  15. Marigene says:

    Fabulous table…I ♥ those dishes and placemats! What a fun centerpiece.
    Have a wonderful week, Jenna…

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  16. What a great table…the scene behind the table is lovely and its a perfect setting for your table!

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  17. I remember this from before- loved how you did the boat!

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  18. Bev says:

    Love everything about this table, especially your creative centerpiece!

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  19. Can you tell me where to buy the plates that you have shown here? I was gifted a set like that and have not been able to find matching pieces despite all my searching. Please help! Everything looks amazing, by the way!!

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  20. Jess says:

    Hi! Can you tell me where you bought your plates? I was gifted a set of two like that and have been searching high and low online to find where I can buy more. Everything looks lovely!!

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    • hi Jess, I got the plates at Christmas Tree Shops several years ago, and then found the salad plates last year. If you can’t find any more you could always mix them with square white or navy plates. Old Time Pottery has a great selection of white ware. Good luck!

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