Tag: hydrangeas

At the Table: Summer’s Last Hurrah with Hydrangeas and Majolica


 I wanted to have a little dish fun at the table for summer’s last hurrah before the calendar page turns to September. Endless Summer Hydrangeas have transitioned from vibrant, spring blues, now faded to softer greens and deep plums. Reproduction majolica plates on sale at Pottery Barn, flew home with me and have been waiting to roost at the table…

Gardenias in Bloom


Our Gardenias are in bloom. . .I wish you could smell them!  I apologize for there not being a ‘scratch and sniff’ option here ;) Almost overnight our two shrubs were covered in fragrant blooms and seashell-shaped buds. . . Our gardenias are 15+ years old. They were here when we bought our house and have thrived since we…

A Red, White and Blooming Patriotic Table!


  I set a table that’s Red, White and Blooming in anticipation of Independence Day! We’ll be celebrating family members’ birthdays along with America’s birthday this weekend and watching the fireworks from the water. I couldn’t resist dishing out a little tabletop fun with some patriotic fanfare in a celebration of red, white and blue. Broad…

A Just Because Arrangement


A Just Because Arrangement. . . Because the hydrangeas are moments away from being frost nipped . . . Because pumpkin season is coming to a close. . . Because I found a missing urn. . . Because the light was exceptional. . . Because I had some leftover flowers. . . Because fall leaf beauty…

Blooming Dishes and a Flower Fix


I gathered some blooms for a flower fix, a guaranteed spirit lifter to combat the August blues that comes from a long month of heat and humidity! Summer flowers are beginning to look tired, wilting from the summer heat. . .  just like me. White Stock and peach roses in a $4 blues-buster bouquet from the grocery store add some welcome fragrance.…

Tying the Knot: Mikasa Cameo Platinum Dinnerware

Mikasa Cameo Platinum Dinnerware

I’m at the table with a processional of white porcelain dishes courtesy of Cameo Platinum Dinnerware by Mikasa. Bordered with a simple and classic platinum band, Cameo Platinum Dinnerware sets the stage for elegant dining. Described as ‘unrehearsed glamour’, I had a little bridal inspiration with this processional of white porcelain dinnerware at the table. An…

Red, White and Blue Transferware


Sending a little red, white & blue your way with transferware, flowers, and flags on Independence Day! And with Hydrangeas, Coleus and Caladiums. Wishing you a Safe and Happy Independence Day! Long May She Wave! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Metamorphosis Monday, The Scoop,  Inspire Me Tuesday, Wow Us Wednesdays,  Home Sweet Home, Feathered Nest Friday,