Category: Tablescape

X-tremes

    X is for X-tremes       This week’s letter assignment is the letter X.    I thought I’d share some X-tremes we have run across on the lake. Starting with some X-treme Homes. . .                                          This…

Vintage Garden

            V is for Vintage, as in Vintage Garden.       This week’s letter assignment is the letter V.          I thought I’d share some of my Vintage Garden treasures and ephemera, that I have collected and unearthed at antique malls, flea markets, and on eBay. . . this Armour’s…

Uwharrie Chair

U  is for Uwharrie This week’s letter assignment is the letter U. Uwharrie Chairs  (pronounced you-WAH-ree) are named after the Uwharrie Mountains of the central North Carolina Piedmont region. The Uwharries are some of the oldest in North America and were created from an ancient chain of volcanoes. The 1,000-foot hills of today were  believed to have been…

Tommy Bahama

T is for Tommy Bahama This week’s letter assignment is the letter T. The Tommy Bahama® philosophy:  “Tommy Bahama can help you escape the troubles of the modern world in favor of a place that’s relaxed and worry free. . .where life is one long weekend.” “There is a warm westerly breeze rustling the palms, the lulling…

Reflections

        R is for Reflections         I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter R.          Dictionary.com defines reflection as: the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.  an image; representation; counterpart.    in Physics, Optics, a: the return of light, heat, sound, etc.,…

Pontoon Picnic

P is for Pontoon Picnic. . . I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter P.  Our picnic paraphernalia was purchased at Kohl’s including the placemats, napkins & napkin Rings, fish bowls & glasses.  This place setting is not our normal boating picnic fare~ for practical purposes we typically use plastic :-)   To drink~ Pellegrino. . .  This Pontoon Picnic wouldn’t…

Blossom Bird Blue

                                                    I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.                                                              I’ve always loved birds~  I tend to gravitate towards eggs, nests, and bird images. I found this pattern at Home Goods this spring, Blossom Bird Blue by 222 Fifth.                                              I only picked up a…

Porch Dining for One

 A couple of weeks ago, Hubby was out-of-town for the weekend on a fishing excursion, so the children & I had the house to ourselves. I’m comfortable entertaining myself, it doesn’t take much more than something to read, a glass of wine, and a place to curl up with the dogs. This area on my porch fits the…

Fitz & Floyd for Easter

 I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.  This Easter table is set with Fitz & Floyd Classique d’Or and Tulipe d’Or salad plates and mugs. Bunnies and candy add a touch of whimsy.  Read the history of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit here.  Chicks & Flowers grace chocolate from House of Dorchester, that I found at…

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

I was inspired to put together a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party after having seen Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (in 3D no less :-)  The Hollywood Reporter calls it:  “Truly, Madly, Wonderful”  &  Roger Ebert says : “Enchanting”.  And, as my friend Annie, film aficionado that she is says: “It’s Not-To-Be-Missed!”  See the Madly Wonderful Johnny Depp in the trailer Here. Better yet,…