A year of tablescapes, celebrating the seasons and holidays with inspiration and centerpieces for indoor and alfresco dining.
As a confessed dish-aholic playing with dishes and flowers brings me joy. I think it’s important to enjoy some simple pleasures during these unsettling times and staying busy with a hobby that occupies our hands and head while we’re all spending more time at home is good for the heart! While we weren’t entertaining after March last year, tablescaping was (and is) a way to entertain myself, even if it’s just for the two of us or just ‘for pretend’ as part of a blog hop.
I’m sharing a look back at how the tables turned during the year, with highlights from the months, seasons and holidays. I so appreciate all your visits, generous comments and Pins throughout the year.♥
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The table is set for cozy dining in front of our Winter Nesting Tree, an excuse to extend the *twinkle* season after Christmas, when it’s cold and gray outside.
A Christmas truck centerpiece gets a makeover, delivering ‘farm fresh’ flowers for Valentine’s Day
Vintage transferware and DIY flower arrangement with Tulips, Roses, Hyacinths, Carnations and Citrus
Forest Friends celebrate the cusp of spring with a centerpiece of evergreens, pine cones and snowy bird nests, mixed with sprouting bulbs and blooming hyacinths.
St. Patrick’s Day-themed table came from an assortment of vintage St. Patrick’s Day postcards, cabbage leaf plates and shamrock embroidered runner.
A black and white toile-inspired tablecloth with blooming bunnies and black and white plates
A spring table by with lake with Portmeirion Botanic Garden and watering can of garden blooms
A flower arrangement using hydrangeas, hosta and verbena from the garden as a centerpiece and reproduction majolica plates
Alfresco table with a patchwork floral quilt, blooming terra cotta napkin rings, garden hydrangea centerpiece and tablescaping faux pas ;)
Another whimsical red truck tablescape and parade of Red, White and Blue! Galvanized American flag plates, enamel napkin rings and Americana flatware add some additional star-spangled details.
Buzzing with bee favorites with a checked bee tablecloth, bee flatware, honeycomb bee plates and a little bee ‘jewelry’ in a sunflower and hydrangea centerpiece
A farmhouse plaid tablecloth provides a cheery foundation for the table, blending the colors of summer and fall. Post includes a tutorial and easy flower arranging method incorporating apples!
‘When Black Cats Are Seen’ Halloween Tablescape
Quintessential black cats for Halloween with mugs filled with nostalgic candy treats
Dining with pumpkins and Succulent-Topped Pumpkin centerpiece with black and white buffalo checks
Fanciful animal portrait plates and an easy method and organic way to create a natural runner for the table
An easy runner for Thanksgiving with harvest elements, including mini pumpkins, nuts and Indian corn with DIY Cone-ucopias
Merry plaids and checks with tartan accents and ribbon weaving its way through the evergreen runner
Bird ornaments and plates for some Merry Christmas nesting
A snowman top hat provides inspiration for a table and centerpiece using greenery from the yard, Christmas picks and candy canes
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