happy thanksgiving

November is a blur and it went out with a bang with a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We hosted an intimate party of 6 and it was a perfect gathering of family and a friend. I was not able to decorate much since we are in the process of a small remodel and it took longerContinue reading “happy thanksgiving”

Halloween tablescape styling moods

Do you have a particular style for your Halloween aesthetic? Or are you like me and like a little bit of a lot of different looks? I like eerie and creepy and whimsical and so much more when it comes to the Halloween holiday. So I thought I would share some different ideas on howContinue reading “Halloween tablescape styling moods”

through the seasons – a wooden dough bowl

Wooden dough bowls, whether vintage or replicas, are a great vessel to decorate through the year during various holidays. Today we share a variety of ideas on how to fill and decorate a wooden dough bowl to compliment the seasons. We have not published a through the seasons installment on the blog in quite awhile,Continue reading “through the seasons – a wooden dough bowl”

bookish tablescape

October is in full stride. The holidays are looming ahead of us. Schools are humming along. Since most, if not all, schools are back to doing what they do, we set the table with an academic, scholarly, bookish aesthetic. It’s a fun way to hit the books! 🤩📖🌼 Books stacks line the center of theContinue reading “bookish tablescape”

cloche seashell tablescape

Today we are sharing a late summer table scape straddling the end of summer and also looking forward towards the quickly approaching Fall season. Summer is winding down in late August so this table includes summer vibes set outdoors with seashells, but also includes some small nods towards Fall which is fast approaching with moodyContinue reading “cloche seashell tablescape”

hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape

July is hydrangea season! Hydrangeas are one of my all time favorite flowers and they are in full bloom! We have several varieties in the back yard and I brought some in to create a simple but beautiful centerpiece for this summer tablescape. We love to eat outside during the summertime but it’s been blazingContinue reading “hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape”

silver tray chalkboard DIY

Remember those cute chalkboard flag trays we featured on our patriotic tablescape last week? Today we are sharing the details on how you can make your own and all the different ways you can use them. You can find the silver trays at the Dollar Tree and modify them simply using chalkboard paint. I haveContinue reading “silver tray chalkboard DIY”

patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags

How do you set a table for the 4th of July without using red and blue tabletop items? We will show you how to do it and yet still remain festive. I am not a huge red gal. I have mentioned it here before and I am sure I will mention it again. I don’tContinue reading “patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags”

red, white and blue popsicle prosecco refresher

I have a fun and refreshing beverage for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.  Summertime is in full swing and it is HOT, making this the perfect drink to help with the festivities. It is super easy but packs a big punch.  It is refreshing and fun and festive. I love bubbly, whether it’s champagne, sparkling wine, cavaContinue reading “red, white and blue popsicle prosecco refresher”

rustic and casual summer tablescape

The “official” start to the Summer season according to the equinox is less than a week away but for many of us summertime is well under way.  Summer gatherings and mingling tends to be more relaxed, which brings outdoor grilling onto the menu with more casual settings.  The tablescape I am sharing today is perfectContinue reading “rustic and casual summer tablescape”