Tablescapes, Checkmate!

I made this flower arrangement several months ago with these crazy black & white check flowers from MacKenzie-Childs I have been dying to share it with you, but I wanted to wait until the back ordered bee stems arrived         Well, buzz buzz, the bees finally flew in the other day, just … Continue reading

Holidays, Star Spangled Buffet

  🇺🇸 Happy July 4th! 🇺🇸         This buffet on the kitchen will be getting a lot of action over the next few days!         Tonight we’re grilling burgers, corn on the cob and then fresh Strawberry Cake for dessert           Then we’ll get into … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Flip Flops, Firecrackers & Flags

Welcome to the Red White & Blue Tablescape hop! Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate has gathered a creative group of tablescapers to provide inspirations for summer entertaining!       I splurged a little with some new things for our summer dining at the beach         Flags are waving everywhere!     … Continue reading

Holidays, 4th Food, Tables & Crafts

  Let’s talk Pinterest for a minute I LOVE Pinterest, and yes it can be addicting and a time sucker, but it’s also full of ideas for just about anything you can think of, and my favorite thing about Pinterest is using it as a personal organizational tool Instead of trying to keep ideas floating … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Simple Things” Watercolor

  Simple things bring much happiness, Fresh flowers can change the whole mood of a space Instantly everything seems fresher &  brighter         They don’t have to be fancy, in fact, I like a casual vase with just a few stems, like in this magazine photo         A few … Continue reading

Creations, New Tabletop Products!!

I am so excited about 3 brand new tabletop products now available my Society 6 Shop   Coasters, Serving Trays, and Cutting Boards!   “Buzzzzzz” coasters “Firecracker” serving tray Garden Tomatoes cutting board     Take a peek!         “Breezy Palms” Serving or Decorative Tray             “Spice … Continue reading

Creations, Red, White & Beach Tree

Do you celebrate Flag Day and the 4th of July? I decided it would be fun to have a red white and blue tree for the summer holidays and was doubly inspired by some of my favorite blogging friends who are having a Patriotic Friday with Tree Classics Blog Hop.  Be sure to see Jen … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Buffet & Watermelon Cupcakes

One of my favorite things to do is arrange the large kitchen island seasonally, setting out plates and self serve pieces so everything is handy at meal time         Right now there is a summer vignette is set on the high top end, with beach chair and palm tree candles, an old … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Garden Tomatoes

Before I made Summer Tomato Slab Pie I took a photo of the beautiful garden tomatoes so I could paint them         If you look closely you can see many different colors on what at first glance is a simple red tomato         So many different shades of red, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sea Creatures & Shells

  We have really been enjoying our new table and the chairs are so comfy for dining or lounging {furniture source at end of post}         The table is cozy enough for 2 or easily can seat 8         This table for 2 features octopus plates!       … Continue reading

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