Tablescapes, Table for One with handpainted fun

  I’m setting a table for one today         I have some new plates that wanted to come out and play         I recently caved during an MKC sale         Next thing I knew Taylor Kings Corners plates came in the mail         … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tropical Island Buffet

      Now that the 4th of July is in the rear view mirror, I decided to have some tropical fun 🌴             The kitchen island shed it’s red, white, and blue and was redecorated with a tropical hue             A tiered tray holds … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunflowers, Fish and a Birthday!

  “Hey Gigi, do you want to play Barbie’s with me?” CC asked “Hmmm…you know what, Mr. Rex is coming to dinner tonight His birthday is in a few days, why don’t we set a special table…” “Ohhh, that would be fun, I love to decorate!!” she said         “Mr. Rex loves … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Birthday USA!

  🇺🇸  Happy birthday USA!  🇺🇸       So many events have been cancelled this year Yesterday morning didn’t seem right without our annual community 4th of July parade         But with family together at the beach house         We are enjoying life’s little pleasures       … Continue reading

Creations, Uncle Sam’s Hat Vase

  Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels If you’re visiting from B4s and Afters didn’t she have a great idea to recreate a tired decoration?!         Let’s get crafting!         We’ve all had to craft with what we have … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with Uncle Sam

  Welcome to the Patriotic Tablescape Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels  I decided to build my table around a patriotic icon, Uncle Sam   photo source   There are varied stories about the origin of the term Uncle Sam He is widely recognized and remembered for his recruiting posters and his … Continue reading

Holidays, Celebrating the Flag!

  In honor of Flag Day, the day that commemorates the adoption of the US flag in 1777, Let’s celebrate with all things flag!         Stars and Stripes Bottle   Flip Flops, Firecrackers and Flags     Red White & Beach Flag Tree           Sand Dollar Flag   … Continue reading

Holidays, Father’s Day Vignette and Dad’s Favorites

  Last year I made a Father’s Day tree to honor one of my favorite Dads         This year I decided to make a vignette on the kitchen bar         Things that represent this Dad and his loves, boating, fishing, grilling         His alma mater is … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with an Octopus

  Today is all about stress relief… Sit back, relax and feel the sea breeze         We’re going to have dinner with an octopus if you please! He’s not on the menu, just on the plates Let’s have some fun, and dinner awaits!         He’s very friendly, all jiggles … Continue reading

Creations, Seaside Tabletop Glassware

  Welcome to the 2nd Creative Craft Blog Hop!         I know you had fun visiting creative Carol at Bluesky At Home Now, let’s get crafty with some glassware, beads, shells and seaglass       I rounded up a few things to dress up, a blue bottle with a broken top, … Continue reading