Tablescapes, Summer Whimsey

What says summer better than flowers, bright colors and polka dots! I couldn’t wait to set a summer fun table with my fancy tulip pot! It’s actually called a tulipiere I’ve been having a lot of fun placing it here and there Today it’s sitting atop a Courtly Check ruffled cake stand Doesn’t it look … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tropical Summer

After I painted a placemat to match new summer plates last week I set a quick table in the foyer to try it out It was time to replace Spring in the dinning room with Summer… My painted placemat is the star of the show! I found beautiful summer bright flowers at Fresh Market, including … Continue reading

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, Tropical Island Buffet

      Now that the 4th of July is in the rear view mirror, I decided to have some tropical fun 🌴             The kitchen island shed it’s red, white, and blue and was redecorated with a tropical hue             A tiered tray holds … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunflowers, Fish and a Birthday!

  “Hey Gigi, do you want to play Barbie’s with me?” CC asked “Hmmm…you know what, Mr. Rex is coming to dinner tonight His birthday is in a few days, why don’t we set a special table…” “Ohhh, that would be fun, I love to decorate!!” she said         “Mr. Rex loves … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Goodbye

  This is officially the last summer weekend around here, Next weekend is Labor Day in the USA, a holiday, Plus the start of college football and lots of good cheer             Labor Day is considered the beginning of Fall, even though our temperatures won’t be dropping much at all… … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Late Summer Garden

    Oh sweet Summer, how have you gone by so fast? πŸ…Β  How I wish Summer produce could last and last! 🌽         Welcome to Celebrate and Decorate’s Late Summer Tablescape Hop! Our temps in Alabama have been hovering around the 100s this week so let’s dine inside away from the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peach, Plum, & a Dash of Rum Ice Cream

Is there anything better on a hot day than cool ice cream? How about ice cream topped with fresh summer fruit and made with a splash of Coconut Rum, Yum! When I make no churn ice cream I usually use Cool Whip  it’s sooo easy and I’m sooo lazy but you can use real whipped … Continue reading