Tablescapes, Tabletop Tulip Garden


I popped into Trader Joe’s last week

It was like a trip to the Netherlands,

There were tulips everywhere!





At $5 a bunch I scooped up 3, pink, red, and apricot





It’s supposed to be a very cold week





I don’t like gray days when the weather is bleak





It’s not going to feel gray and dreary around here





This table full of tulips will add color and cheer!





I even surrounded them with colorful bottle brush trees




Bright warm colors, yes please!





The plate stack is made with warm terra cotta and lime





With colorful glasses for water and wine





Painted chargers with colorful fruit





A pink floral runner the color of grapefruit





I placed mini tulip paintings on top of the plates





I know Spring will come soon, but it’s so hard to wait…





Until then I will gaze upon colorful flowers





Mini lights sparkle in the dark hours!





I hope you can stay cozy and warm this week,

Brighten your day in a colorful way!




Juicy Details

for more tulip decorating ideas and a tutorial on how to paint them, click here


Tulips on the Window Sill painting tutorial here


Painted Chargers tutorial here


Drawing Tulips tutorial here


The Case of the Curious Tulips here






I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Love Your Creativity    What’s for Dinner?

Between Naps on the Porch,  Make it Pretty Monday

Turn About Tuesday  Celebrate Your Story, You’re the Star

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck  Friday Features  Sweet Inspirations

Happiness is Homemade    Sunday’s Best Linkup

56 Responses to “Tablescapes, Tabletop Tulip Garden”
  1. Nancy says:

    What a beautiful delight! Such a happy table that shines all day through and through while the sun hides outside. This is my kind of table!

  2. Lovely! Nothing like fresh flowers to chase away the winter blues.

  3. Rita C. says:

    C’mon, get happy! That’s so happy!

  4. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Oh Jenna, this table makes me smile this morning! It is so happy and cheerful. It’s the perfect thing to brighten a dreary winter’s day with its beautiful tulips and pretty details. It has me dreaming of spring, flowers, and warmer days. Happy Sunday!!!

  5. Laura Kate says:

    Spring has arrived early at The Painted Apron.

  6. Absolutely gorgeous! Super cheerful for dreary days. 🙂

  7. I didn’t realize it, but I NEED TULIPS!

  8. thefrenchhutch says:

    Oh this post is just what we need here with all the grey weather we’ve had. Your colorful tulips are just what the doctor ordered. Great place setting stack and clever idea to top with the paintings. I think this area in your home is perfect for setting a table. I was in TJ’s last week, came to a luncheon with our travel group so you know I had to pop in there. I had to get the sweet little clay pots of Iris and of course daffodils! Now I wish I’d gotten tulips too!!!!

    • Thank you Emily! I just couldn’t resist the tulips and I bought a pink hyacinth bulb too…flowers make a house so happy, and of course you had to get some of your favorite daffodils! Stay warm this week!

  9. pattyanneart says:

    Tulips are my favorite.💚Your table and artwork are all so beautiful, Jenna!! 🧡😊💗

  10. A very perky table for what was a very cold (and a bit snowy) weekend here:@)

  11. Mary says:

    Your colorful tulips make for such a cheery table and sight for a cold winter week Jenna! The nearest TJ’s is a two hour round trip for me…*sniff*. I keep hoping they’ll expand and come a little closer to me. Stay warm this week ♥

    • I am spoiled TJs is so close to me, I couldn’t believe all the tulips they had so early in the season! I bought a hyacinth bulb too because I enjoyed the amaryllis so much {it’s still blooming!!} and the hyacinth in growing inches every day!

  12. Linda says:

    Love your vibrant table Jenna. The colors of the tulips are gorgeous. The table is so cheerful and fun. With your lovely artwork, everything is so perfect together. Thank you for sharing at Love Your Creativity.

  13. Totally love the painting for inspiration—does make you want to run out and buy tulips…Gorgeous post!

  14. frenchgardenhouse says:

    Jenna, this is just so beautiful! You have brought all the joy and color of Spring to your table and room. So lovely!! Happy week to you, enjoy the brights. xo

  15. I love tulips! Such an adorable tablescape an look at your cute little trees too! Love all the colors flowing together. Love those dishes!!! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  16. Julie says:

    I love the tulips and the pretty table you decorated. Such pretty tulip paintings too Jenna. Hope you have a nice week.

  17. Jenna, the tulips are so colorful and happy looking! What I would give to have a TJ’s here. I haven’t been to Birmingham since before Christmas and there are no tulips here. Your table just sings, it makes the cold weather bearable! ❤️

  18. Bonnie Morgan says:

    The tulips are gorgeous! I would be thrilled to have some.
    Your tablescape is delightful. How special just to be able to paint pictures to coordinate with your table.
    Stay warm. It’s cold even here. It is 25 degrees.

  19. Debra Oliver says:

    Hi Jenna, what a burst of amazing Spring color!!! just beautiful! Trader Joe’s is long overdue in our area. I’d so love to have one accessible. The flowers are just one aspect, I’d be living there if one were to show up. LOVE the chargers and all the wonderful cheery color!

    • Thanks Debra! I know I am lucky because TJs is only 10 minutes from my house and my favorite 2 grocery stores have great flowers too…I’ve got to have fresh flowers, they add so much!

  20. I need some tulips. I crave them and haven’t seen some good ones like this. These look just fabulous with that tablecloth. And especially in that tall white pitcher. Love this setting more than I can say, especially on this snowing morning!

  21. rawsonjl says:

    I just LOVE tulips. What a beautiful tablescape.

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  23. lulu says:

    Aren’t tulips just the best. They enliven any spot they are placed.

  24. FABIOLA ALBA says:

    I love your pretty and cheery tablescape, but especially that bunch of gorgeous tulips and so inexpensive !
    We never have tulips in Ecuador because I think it need four season
    ns and we don’t have it. I have a pretty good bunch of faux ones and they do look so real, hihihi..
    Thank you for sharing the drawing tutorial.

  25. Jill Kuhn says:

    What pretty color combos!! Looks like I will be heading to Trader Joe’s tomorrow for a bouquet or two of tulips!! 🌷🌼🌷 It has been raining and gray here for days…

  26. Kitty says:

    What a cheery table to brighten your day and ours, too! Of course, I loved your poetry and your beautiful paintings.

  27. Miz Helen says:

    Your post is featured on Full Plate Thursday,469 this week. Thanks so much for sharing with us and hope you will come back again real soon!
    Miz Helen

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