Tablescapes, Fall Hydrangeas and Pumpkins

My crazy hydrangeas are still blooming! They didn’t do much this summer.  Too much rain and not enough sun I am thinking…But they have been going crazy the last month or so, they are about 6′ tall! How do you set a table with summer blue and purple hydrangeas when it is 3 weeks before … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkins & Apples

I wanted to use my vegetable plates one more time before putting them away for wintertime, and thought they might look cute with pumpkins~ I ran across a recipe for Pumpkin Soup with Apples and one thing led to another, and before I knew it, There was a table full of apples and pumpkins! The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Golden Harvest

I am participating in a white dish challenge over at Cuisine Kathleen.  The rules are white dishes only and one accent color. I am pretty sure I flunked. I really tried… Twice! While I was at the beach earlier this month I decided to set the table there with my white seashell dishes and flatware … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Velvet Pumpkins & late fall decor

When I start a tablescape or centerpiece I choose a piece to work as a base or an anchor and build from there.  You have to start somewhere right? It might be a tray or a bowl, or just a large object or series of objects.  This centerpiece began with a large round shallow bowl … Continue reading