Tablescapes, Winter Grapefruit

After being housebound for a week with a bad cold I ventured out to Target to pick up a few things

I was greeted at the door with an entire display of beautiful grapefruit colored blooms





I stopped and looked but then walked away to do my shopping





But I kept thinking about how bright and pretty they were…





I just couldn’t resist, and picked up a bunch to bring home





Which of course led to “hmmm, where should I put them…”





And all of a sudden I was shopping the house and creating a tablescape





The foyer is centrally located and visible from many rooms, and this table has brightened the whole house





We have had a very rainy December and January, day after day of dreary cold rain, and this bright table has brought back the sunshine





Yesterday, I put away the dreary dark winter things





And now I’m going bright and thinking Spring!!




New Year’s Tip:  Viewing art can boost your mood, sharpen your mind, and  improve your mental health!

Stop by my Society 6 Shop this week and pick up something to brighten your winter days


Coffee or Tea acrylic tray



There are great sales everyday with everything 25% off Sunday-Monday, art prints and pillows 30% off Wednesday,  furniture 30% off on ThursdayShop here




Thank you for your visit, it has brightened my day!


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,

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck   Sweet Inspirations   Happiness is Homemade

43 Responses to “Tablescapes, Winter Grapefruit”
  1. Jenna, I love your happy and colorful tablescape in your entry! The grapefruit colored blooms were the perfect inspiration for your setting. The painted stems, the plate stack, and the runner takes my mind away from our gloomy weather. I am glad you are feeling better. I came down with a cold on a Thursday and have been in for the past three days. I love your happy table!

  2. It is fun to shop our own homes for existing things to use in a new way! I wouldn’t have thought of grapefruit with that peachy color.

  3. Anita S says:

    Love the color of the flowers. They really brighten up the room.

  4. Lynn says:

    Gorgeous flowers and I think grapefruit is one of the perkiest fragrances-enjoy:@)

  5. Rita C. says:

    Well, obviously, those flowers were meant for you to bring home! You had everything you needed to complete that happy tablescape and turn up the color in the house! I love those colors!

  6. Donna Bianca says:

    Always in love with your exaordinary use of colors ❤

  7. Sharon Mann says:

    Ah, the color is so bright and happy. Your art looks great on all of the Society 6 items.

  8. Nancy Sharp says:

    Those archways and arch doors are gorgeous. Thank you for brightening our day with all that beautiful color!

  9. pattyanneart says:

    Thank you for brightening my day, Jenna! 😊 🌸

  10. Jodi says:

    so fun that you have a table to “scape” in your foyer! Such a great idea. Love the beautiful, bright, happy colors!

  11. Nancy says:

    Shopping the house is best when we buy something new… isn’t it?

    Your bright colors are beautiful! And when visitors come to your house this is their welcome! How wonderful! Happy Week to you!

  12. What a breath of sunshine, Jenna. Love your bright tablescape. Your artwork is so beautiful, too. Enjoy your week and thank you for brightening my day!

  13. Ricki Treleaven says:

    LOVE the grapefruit and turquoise combo. Your table is gorgeous! And I know that looking at your art improves my mental health! I love the tea tray. LOVE it!

  14. thefrenchhutch says:

    Oh I am in love with these grapefruit colored flowers. You are wise to grab a bouquet to bring home, perfect to brighten up these dreary rainy days, like today! Beautiful artwork as well. Happy dreary Monday and glad you are feeling better, enough to venture out. I have not yet, hopefully this week. Take care……….sending hugs.

  15. That is SO cheerful! Pantone color of the year is coral and it looks great with the turquoise plates and table runner. I need to paint a table runner. I’d love to be having breakfast there — the happy colors would be the perfect wake-up!

  16. Isn’t it fun when a whimsical purchase can lead to such a beautiful table?! I absolutely love this color combination! In fact, you have really inspired me here. My first set of dishes (purchased back when I was still in high school in the 70s) was Fitz & Floyd’s “Coquilles.” This set has salmon (read: grapefruit!) colored shells on them. I had never thought to pair these with turquoise and was really no longer using them because I was finding them a bit dull. I cannot wait to see what I can do come spring!

    • I have those dishes Pattie!!!! Splurged on them and have enjoyed them for years. I have posted several tablescapes with them {several years ago} I will look forward to seeing what you come up with!!

  17. Jill Kuhn says:

    Such pretty colors!! I like how the grapefruit colors pair well with the turquoise blue vase. You are right, it brings sunshine to a dreary day! 💗

  18. Joe Salling says:

    need to show this to my wife great color is always a great way to brighten a room and add focus.

  19. Mary says:

    I love your fresh and bright table inspired by your blooms Jenna! It is amazing what flowers or color and do to boost your spirit! I hope you sales are brisk! ♥

  20. lulu says:

    Isn’t it amazing what can inspire us? I’m with you when it comes to not wanting dreary around me when so many winter days tend toward gray.

  21. Karen says:

    We haven’t had dreary weather, as a matter of fact, it has been lovely in our area of Florida. All the worse since I’ve been indoors with a cold as well. I like your idea of brightening your home with the pretty grapefruit colored table setting.

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