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

Tablescapes, Patterns, Pineapple Burgers & Yellow Roses

We are celebrating this early Spring in full force         With a bright table of roses, patterns, and fancy burgers of course       A picnic for 2     This is the view     Bright colors and plates       Those burgers await!     The pattern on … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Sunshine & Lazy Lemon Pie

Last week we had 3 days of torrential rain on the coast so I  created some sunshine inside with daisies, lemons     and jars of lemon pie  🍋     I saw jars of lemon pie over at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage and thought they looked like wonderful treats     Some good friends … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Bursting Berry Table with Summer Fruit Pizza

I know there’s talk of fall in the air     But here there are still berries bursting everywhere     A summer fruit pizza sounds really good     You might think you won’t like it, but I think you would…     Sweet fruits and salty cheese, toasted in the oven…Yes Please!   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dining Faux Alfresco

Is it hot where you are?  😅 I was inland a few weeks ago, missing the sea breezes  🌴     It was too hot out on the patio so we dined “faux alfresco”       A cool garden awaited inside that day     Instead of bushes there were flowering bouquets     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blue Skies & Yellow Roses

Summer days…   Yellow roses and     Bright blue skies     It’s hot hot hot     so dine inside, if you’re wise     The golden dots     are like the sun     They bring warmth and lots of fun     Garden flowers fill the vase     A … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Refresh with Black & White

Taking a break from the red white and blue today     Refreshing a space with black and white is a favorite way     It’s elegant, classic and timeless     Sophisticated, yet a welcoming way to de-stress     A sunlit centerpiece fills the room     Spilling moss balls, faux roses and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, No Wake Zone

  Sail away on a blue tile sea     It’s a no wake zone, so proceed quietly…     Soft blue stripes   And nautical knots     And napkins secured with ceramic flip flops     A no wake zone means idle speed     No stress, no rush, there’s just no need … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blooming Watering Cans

This table was inspired by a watering can full of flowers     The result, no doubt, of April Showers     Things in my garden are starting to bloom     We took out some old bushes so there’s plenty of room     In late February the yard looked like this  ⬆️   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sparkling Sea of Tranquility

I have always had a fascination with glass, the magical way it transforms light and makes shadows dance with color…     Looking around for something to fill my lantern,     I began experimenting with small glass bottles     Do you see all the different shades and tones that are made from the … Continue reading

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