Tablescapes, Poolside Picnic

  This corner of the deck is the ideal cozy spot for a little poolside picnic         When it was time for a larger table for the upper porch, this one was relocated to the pool deck         It’s a nice place to chill out and watch the action … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Seahorse

Last week we had Fun with Watermelon, experimenting with different mediums.  This week I intended to do a rough sketch to refer to as I painted a decorative board, but I ended up getting a little carried away… so you can see two very different versions of the seahorse, one in marker and ink, and … 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, 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

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

Tablescapes, She Sells Sea Shells by the Seashore

She sells sea shells By the seashore All things coastal And sea shells galore She waits patiently with her boat of treasure Dining here is always a pleasure Shells keep things secure if the evening is breezy Sittin’ and dining and taking it easy Stars fall from the sky and wash in from the sea … Continue reading

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