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

Fearless Friday, Palm leaves in Goauche

  Have you ever painted with goauche paint?  It is similar to watercolor, but it is more opaque         I bought an inexpensive set of 24 colors and a palette pan         This is just like my watercolor palette, with individual pans that can be moved around     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, The Sun is So Bright, I’ve Gotta Wear Shades

We have had a crazy summer in Alabama, tons of rain and then bright sunshine,     We head to the porch when the weather is fine     And when the sun is out, it’s hot and bright,     Much to this pineapple’s delight!     Have you heard the song, “The Future’s … Continue reading

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, Seafood lunch

Recently we entertained some very hard working friends during a leisurely September weekend on the coast.  I decided to set the tone for the weekend with a little “counterscape” on my kitchen island I filled a large shell dish [Pottery Barn 2010] with some of my favorite shells…then I added some blue pebbles just for … Continue reading

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