Tablescapes, Fabric Pumpkins & Festive Fall!

Everyone seems to be making pumpkins right now My buddy Lynn @happierthanapiginmud showed me how I used ribbon instead of twine and I think they turned out just fine! Of course, a tablescape wasn’t far behind… A bouquet of unusual stems and Bird of Paradise caught my eye at Trader Joe’s I added thistles and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, September Pumpkins

Welcome to the Fall Blog Hop hosted by Rita @ Panoply Be prepared to be inspired in many wonderful ways! When the calendar turns to September, pumpkins come to mind I love them all, no matter what kind! Real pumpkins or faux, Straw, ceramic, velvet or ones that glow… Big or small, round and fat, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunflowers and Pumpkins

Prayers for Louisiana and all the Gulf Coast as Hurricane Ida approaches…🙏 Things are secure at our beach house, I guess we’ll find out if our new pier is hurricane proof… I shared a tutorial for this Sunflower Fall Lantern last week, and after making it I couldn’t wait to use it as a centerpiece … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Early Fall Round-up

I have been thinking Fall the past few days, and getting out some early fall decor I am joining Rita at Panoply for an early Fall tablescape Hop on Sept. 7 I looked back on Fall tables I’ve done in the past for ideas and inspiration Autumn in Bloom featured hydrangeas and roses paired with … Continue reading

Tablescapes, August Sunflowers

It’s hot, buggy and muggy outside but inside it’s cool… the bees won’t sting, the sunflowers are bright and there’s a frog who just jumped out of his pool! Fergal’s wearing a crown and is proudly perched on a mossy ball The bees buzzing around aren’t bothering him at all! Bees are buzzing on the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tropical Summer Buffet

When August rolls around and Summer begins to slide into Fall, I try to hold on to Summer for as long as I can with tropical decor Out come the flamingos, pineapples, and palm trees We always have a buffet for dinner and I keep the island ready for easy serving and snack grabbing The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Catching Crabs

No crabby attitudes at the beach! Not too hard when the sand and surf are within reach… Lots of crabs and sealife have washed ashore A big blue fish and crabs galore! Nautical floats and watching for boats… Right now the show is out by the pier The construction is ongoing, and completion is near … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Whimsey

What says summer better than flowers, bright colors and polka dots! I couldn’t wait to set a summer fun table with my fancy tulip pot! It’s actually called a tulipiere I’ve been having a lot of fun placing it here and there Today it’s sitting atop a Courtly Check ruffled cake stand Doesn’t it look … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tropical Summer

After I painted a placemat to match new summer plates last week I set a quick table in the foyer to try it out It was time to replace Spring in the dinning room with Summer… My painted placemat is the star of the show! I found beautiful summer bright flowers at Fresh Market, including … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Shells on the Beach

Welcome to the Summer Tablescape Blog Hop hosted by Rita of Panoply A table by the sea is my favorite place to be Sugar white sand is within reach Making it feel like these shells are on the right on the beach! The centerpiece features a compote of shells placed in a Seaside Tray On … Continue reading