Tablescapes, Sand Dollars and Starfish

A parade of boats is a common sight     from our back porch,  day or night…       Southern sea breezes make it nice to dine       and we linger here most all the time     Seahorses, starfish and a beachy bottle with glass       Are part of … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Favorites

Right now I’m recovering from family vacation last week, 😴  and catching up, so I rounded up some of my very favorite summer tables to revisit They are full of ideas, inspirations and crafts you might like to try for your summer tables and vignettes Trattoria Sardina These colorful fish plates inspired ideas for painted accessories … Continue reading

Holidays, July 4th Ready!

I’ve been working really hard this week preparing for the invasion the arrival of my children and grandchildren for 10 days over the 4th     Detailed advance planning eliminates stress for everyone, especially me, and spending time now means I can relax next week     My favorite part is decorating     The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seashells & Sunshine

  It is hard to imagine this view we enjoyed just a few days ago, as we are being pounded by Tropical Storm Cindy on the Gulf Coast today     Let’s enjoy this other beautiful day as we’re wishing the rain, rain, would go away     Simply set, this table for two   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Peach Party with Raspberry Peachtinis!

Today we’re having a Peach Party!   Peach is the June flavor of the month so today is dedicated to peachy things     A peachy pink runner and some green and peach plates     And martinis of course, to celebrate 🎉     Creamy  Raspberry Peachtinis     Ice cream and fresh fruit … Continue reading

Holidays, Flag Day

Happy Flag Day!     Summer in the USA is all about celebrations featuring  the red white & blue!   Here are some flag pictures, decor and recipes to inspire your celebrations!     Sand Dollar Flag   Nora Fleming Flatware Caddy   Painted Flag Glasses   Painted Flag Bottles   Home Decor     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seaside July

  Red white and blue     Stars and stripes and sailboats too     Firecrackers, and polka dots         A touch of yellow for extra Pop  🎇       Flags are flying everywhere     There’s even one in a nearby chair       Buckets have holders for corn … Continue reading

Tablescapes, South Pacific

  Welcome to day 4 of the Celebrate & Decorate’s Broadway Tablescape Blog Hop!     When Chloe suggested a Broadway themed tablescape blog hop I was thrilled!     Phantom of the Opera… Wicked…West Side Story…My Fair Lady, These are some of my very favorites, but it was only a moment until my heart … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Welcome Summer!

  Can you think of a better way     To celebrate summer than with an ice cream sundae?           And flowers of course, oh the power of flowers!       Bloom upon bloom     Fill every room       Come have a seat,       It’s … Continue reading

Creations, Summer Craft & Decor Ideas

With summer just around the corner, I rounded up some of my favorite summer centerpieces, crafts and decor ideas to spark your creativity They are fast, easy, and cheap! A few shells and some glass pebbles instantly bring the sea to your table or vignette   Have everyone park their shoes by the door in … Continue reading

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