Tag: lakeside table

Monday Morning Blooms: Early Shades of Fall and Dockside Dining

Happy Monday! It’s always a happy Monday for me when I join my blogging friends for some flower therapy! You can find my friends’ links for their beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. Our theme for this week’s edition of Monday Morning Blooms was ‘monochromatic’. After visiting the floral department of several…

Dining with Sunflowers on the Dock

Happy Wednesday! I hope you’re enjoying the last few weeks of summer. We enjoyed a brief respite and teaser of fall weather to come last week, with temperatures in the upper 70s, unheard of this time of year. . . I can’t wait for more! I took advantage of the break from our summer heat…

Stars and Stripes Patriotic Tablescape Round-Up

Wave the flag and celebrate the Red, White and Blue! You’ll find patriotic table inspiration with tips to create centerpieces using a picnic tin, lanterns, galvanized tray, watermelon vase, party treats pails and more for your Star-Spangled celebration! Happy Flag Day! June 14th, Flag Day, commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag and paying tribute…

Lakeside Table with Sunflowers and Black and White

Celebrate summer at the table with black and white buffalo check and cheery sunflowers. This post may contain affiliate links. For more information see my disclosure policy. I set a table for two by the lake with black and white and cheery sunflowers. Sunflowers, which say “summer” no matter what language you speak! My Floral…

Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue: Patriotic Tablescape Round-Up

Independence Day is quickly approaching and I have a round-up of patriotic table inspiration to help you celebrate the red, white and blue! Click on the links in red if you’d like more details, table sources and inspiration! A Star-Spangled Celebration Patriotic Table with Red, White and Liberty Blue  Blooming Watermelon Vase DIY and Patriotic Table A…

So Hard to Choose: Top 10 Favorite Tablescapes!

I’m sharing 10 of my favorite tablescapes in celebration of Susan’s 500th Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch!  Tablescape Thursday at BNOTP was one of the first linky parties I participated in 8 years ago and it still continues to be a weekly favorite. In addition to all my tabletop fun, I have…

Summer-to-Fall Transitional Table and Blooming Pumpkin Tureen

While the calendar page has turned to September, there are plenty of warm, summer days still ahead for us in North Carolina! Fall is my favorite season and I’m ready for all things pumpkin, warm plaid layers, and cozy meals with the flavors of fall on the menu! And I’m waiting not-so-patiently for pumpkins to arrive at the garden centers…

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…

A Flower-filled Mother’s Day Table and FTD Bouquet

In anticipation of Mother’s Day this Sunday, I set a flower-filled table outdoors! Floral print napkins and napkin rings with dainty sprays of roses, are paired with white embossed fruit and flower plates. . . Set on a quilted coverlet as a tablecloth with delicate embroidered flowers. I pulled out some vintage blooming flatware to add some additional flowers…