Summer tablescape

Easy going and simple.

A a summer tablescape.

Pretty much everything I like is on the easy-going side. So in honor of summer, simple and easy going…a blue and white tablescape.

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Hydrangea is my absolute favorite summertime flower and the bushes in my yard are just covered in blossoms. I dig the blue ones and they seem to be happy in our soil and since they are grown locally they too are easy-going.

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So easy to just wander out into the yard and cut a bunch.

It makes for a happy day.

I mainly just shopped the house and yard for my summer tablescape. These are actually my everyday dishes. I have two sets, great for mixing and matching. I don’t know why but there was just something about the blue lobsters that said buy me so long ago and I still love them.

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I repurposed the creamers and sugars for bud vases since I never use them for my daily dose of sugar. I use a vessel far more glamourous…an old plastic cream cheese container. I know fabulous right, it makes me feel like a princess every time I rip the lid off.

The table runner is made from my one of  favorite  easy-going materials, burlap. And because our farm table very long. I made another burlap runner that is easy peasy for the fall  here.  Since I can never seem to find something pre made for the length of the table or that I like, I make them.

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The candle holders are very cool faux wood in white and were a great buy from TJ Maxx. I’m still on the look out for more. The fun starfish live in my family room for some a summer touch when not in use for this tablescape.

Yes, more easy-going summer fun…paper napkins! Hey, why not.

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So there you have my easy-going summer tablescape.

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