Tag: Portmeirion Botanic Garden flatware

DIY Summer Fruit and Flower Arrangement + Tablescape

Celebrate summer and create an arrangement and centerpiece for your table using fruit and flowers with these easy shortcuts and tips, no floral foam required. Happy Monday! I’m joining my blogging friends to share some floral inspiration and Monday Morning Blooms! You’ll find the links to my flower-loving friends’ blooms at the bottom of this…

Dockside Dining with Butterflies and Hydrangeas

Create a flower arrangement using hydrangeas from the garden as a centerpiece for the table. Post includes includes flower arrangement longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy July! This post may contain affiliate links. For more information see my disclosure policy. It’s the first Monday of the month, which means I’m joining my blogging friends…

Bunnies and Blossoms Spring Tablescape

Celebrate spring at the table with bunnies and blossoms! You’ll find tips for creating a floral centerpiece using ‘cottontail’ hydrangea blooms and flowers from the grocery store. Additionally, you’ll find Spring table inspiration from 22 table stylists and bloggers. I’ve been counting down the days until spring since the calendar page turned to March! The spring…

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail Table + Spring Blooming Centerpiece

I’m hopping down the bunny trail with a table for Easter, with bunnies, eggs and a spring blooming centerpiece! Green and white toile bunny plates are layered on cabbage leaf plates atop carved white chargers, and moss bunnies hopped to the table to join a centerpiece of spring blooms.  Daffodils are the harbingers of spring and…

Hopping into Spring Tablescape and Blog Hop!

Happy first day of Spring! I’m joining a group of talented bloggers and hopping into Spring with a Spring Tablescape Blog Hop! Look for the links at the bottom of this post for more spring table inspiration this week through March 24th. Cabbage leaf plates and chargers are making the transition from St. Patrick’s Day, and hopping into spring, with…

A Garden Table Setting with Azaleas, Roses, and Snowballs

I’m at the Table with Azaleas, Roses, and Snowballs~ Snowball Viburnum that is, in a celebration of spring flowers! Spring has in been in bloom for several weeks now, pollen has started to wane and it’s perfect weather to dine outdoors again!  I set a table that’s a mix of old and new that’s casual and comfortable for a…

An Invitation to the Garden and Dining with Butterflies

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Garden Week! You’re invited to pull on your gardening gloves and dig in with some virtual gardening as we share books, tour gardens, set tables, and enjoy some garden-inspired recipes this week! First on our list, An Invitation to the Garden: Seasonal Entertaining Outdoors by Michael Devine: In this indispensable entertaining…

At the Table with Easter Greetings

 I’m sending Easter Greetings your way, at the table with eggs, blooms and vintage postcards! Our spring has been cool & slow to arrive this year, but the azaleas are beginning to bloom. . . . . .just in time to celebrate with egg cup vases at the table!  A three-tiered server/cupcake stand provides a  quick &…

At the Table~ Tea Rose

I’m at the table embracing a little garden & cottage style that blossomed from some dish inspiration~  Pfaltzgraff Tea Rose. Pfaltzgraff’s Tea Rose, blooming since 1985, continues to be a thriving and popular pattern~ A pattern that blends traditional romance of roses with a touch of the English countryside. A  patchwork quilt with a blooming field of…

A-Tisket, A-Tasket

A-Tisket, A-Tasket, I filled an Easter Basket. . . With some hydrangeas and bunny-approved veggies, along with a few Easter Eggs for a casual Easter table centerpiece! Bunnies are hiding among the flowers on the runner and napkins~ They also hide among the salad greens  with  Petite Palmiers masquerading as Bunny Ears :)  Necessity is the mother of…