Tablescapes, Witches Wicked Candlelight Supper

  Welcome my pretties, come in, come in!     You are just in time for the wicked fun to begin!     There are plenty of seats     And wicked good treats     We’ll toast to all things spider     With a glass of poison cider!       No time … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Cotton Pickin’ Pumpkins

  When the cotton is high in the south, it’s time to pick some pumpkins!     I did my pumpkin pickin’ at Trader Joe’s       They are piled in a galvanized tub with magnolia and cotton white as snow       Pumpkins pumpkins everywhere       I love my new … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Flower Power

Ahh, the power of flowers!     Isn’t it amazing how flowers bring life to a room, a vignette, or a space…       They can bring an instant smile to your face     And make the world a happier place!     These crazy blooms     are bursting all over the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Garden

Before I gather things for fall decorating     There’s one little thing that needs correcting   It’s still summer, in full force,  here     I must set one more bright table before Autumn comes near     Bright colors, fresh greens and big bursting blooms     Sunshine and summer still pour through … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunny Summer Seaside Picnic

  We’re dining alfresco today and joining Chloe for the Celebrate and Decorate blog hop!     Please come right in, I’m so glad you’re here!     We live on the coast this time of the year…     And most of the time you’ll find us up here     Under the arbor, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Love equals “A Nice “Pearing”

Do you ever buy something just because you love it, but you don’t really have anything to go with it? I bought this green and gray Ikat runner a while ago just because I fell in love…It was folded away for a while, patiently waiting for me to put it to use…I  “played” with it, … Continue reading

Creations, Painted Flatware

What should you do when you have some gorgeous new plates, but no flatware to go with them? Why, paint some of course!!  These are $1 forks from Target, the same forks that I used for the Seashell Flatware I used glossy acrylic enamel paint and painted the stems about 1/3 of the way up … Continue reading

Tablescapes, A Night at the Oscar’s

Are you going to watch the Oscar’s Sunday night? I love to tune in and see the fashions, the emotions and the movie clips. This year we are going to have some finger food and a little bubbly and watch the awards on the “big screen.” This is HH’s “Man Cave,” and it is usually … Continue reading

Tablescapes, 2 please!

I found these plates at Home Goods the other day…I was NOT supposed to be shopping…I am NOT supposed to buy anything until March…BUT, at $3.99, I made a little exception…these are so cute and different… I love the fanciful script text with the occasional heart…the words are so great, my favorite is faint in … Continue reading

Happy New Year Champagne Cupcakes with Chocolate Truffle

Happy New Year! Did you do something special last night? Did you dress up, eat caviar and drink champagne? Go out on the town with your honey? Did you nibble on some Champagne Cupcakes with Chocolate Truffle perhaps? The only thing I did was nibble on the aforementioned cupcake… alas, HH has been sick since … Continue reading

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