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

Tablescapes, A Tiered Tray for Flag Day

Tomorrow, June 14th, is Flag Day in the USA, a holiday commemorating the adoption of the stars and stripes flag representing our country on June 14, 1777 I decided to create a tiered tray for Flag Day This is a small, 2 tier tray and it’s a great size for a centerpiece As I shopped … Continue reading

Tablescapes, a Trip to the South Pacific

I thought we’d take a little trip today, how about joining me in the South Pacific? The inspiration for this table and bar was the Broadway show, South Pacific This post was originally part of a tablescape hop 4 years ago To celebrate New York’s reopening and the beginning of Summer I thought it would … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Abuzz with World Bee Day

Happy World Bee Day! Last week some of my tablescaping friends participated in a Bee-utiful Table Settings Blog Hop~ The hop was hosted by Debbee’s Buzz The participants shared wonderful tables and information about the importance of bees You can visit the blog hop here I was so inspired I had to paint something with … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pink Bloom Profusion

I received a beautiful bouquet of white roses from HHjr and a bouquet of pink flowers from my son in law, NG I put them in a vase together and they were twice as pretty! I filled the tray with faux blooms and fringed pink napkins… with such a pretty centerpiece, a tablescape was bound … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Blooms in the Dining Room

I was planning to make Spring wreath for my front door, but I found this one at HomeGoods for less than what it would cost to make one But before I hang it outside, I decided to enjoy it inside for a while I took it into the dining room… And proceeded to fill the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Floral Tea Party

One of my fellow Traveling Toters, Emily @theFrenchHutch gifted me with this pretty Curious Teacup Towel from MacKenzie-Childs Naturally, my first thought was “Tablescape!” My mind was spinning, I could hardly wait! A trip to Hobby Lobby with a pouring centerpiece in mind I found lots of pretties that I could combine I gathered my … Continue reading

Tablescapes, A Piggy Party!

Spring has sprung and the piggy party has begun! The bunnies have all hopped away and my sweet little pigs have come out to play! Pink, white, stripes and spotty My pigs are sweet, they’re never naughty! They love to dine on radishes And big fat cabbages! A galvanized pig pan holds extras near by … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Roses & Dragonflies

I spent 10 wonderful days on the coast, boating and swimming, dining Al Fresco with friends There was even a little planting… The drive back to the “city” was so beautiful, it was like watching Spring unfold before my very eyes~ Every mile was full of trees starting to bloom and grass turning green I … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easter Sunshine

I was lucky enough to get away to the coast this past week, and even though we won’t be here for Easter this year, I just had to get out my Easter things and play It was a beautiful sunshine filled day! The arbor shadows make photographing tricky And I had to be quick so … Continue reading