Tag: Oneida Community Evening Star flatware

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…

Easter Table Inspiration~ Tussie Mussie Napkins

I found some Easter table and napkin inspiration in the March/April issue of Southern Lady Magazine~ Napkin-Turned-Tussie-Mussie! Fun for dressing up white dishes and providing your family & guests with a few Easter treats! You’ll want to use a solid color or a reversible-patterned napkin, since both the front and the back will be visible…

Faded Glory

As much as I welcome the vibrant color Camellias provide, brightening up a dreary winter landscape, when they first bloom, the color is almost too vivid~ I’m celebrating and enjoying their shabby state. . . the bright pink color of the petals softened and going to rust from our recent rainy weather & cold temperatures~ I…

Looking for Flower Fairies

I have been reacquainted with the Flower Fairies, prompting me to take a page out of Cicely Mary Barker’s book Fairyopolis, and look for Flower Fairies. My hopes are to photograph one~ “The first rule is that it must be a very hot day. . .” {check!} Equipment needed to find a fairy: ~Binoculars ~Butterfly…

Flower Fix

What’s a girl to do when she needs a Flower Fix, with temps in the triple digits and there is nothing to be had at the garden center until fall? When it’s much too hot to garden~ and pots of annuals, watered twice a day, are struggling in the heat?    I turned to  Mr.…