A Summer Tablescape of Lemons and Daisies

Rather than setting the table with red, white and blue decor this summer,

I chose to go citrus, that sunny yellow of lemons.

When I decorated my sunroom with lemons and limes,

I thought I would carry that theme to the dining room table.

I started out with a vintage cake plate and inverted it.

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One table with 5 different looks.

This table gets a makeover quite often . . .

So today I thought that I would present its many facelifts.

Springtime is the perfect time to style a table of tulips

Another tulip arrangement that was a “just because” gift from my sister . . .

~ ~ sparked this new vignette.

I love the Fall so that I can use great pumpkins, gourds and seasonal flowers . . .

~ ~ to create a one of my very favorite Seasonal Fall Vignettes.

Oh did I say that the Fall was one of my favorite times to decorate this table?

Let me correct this statement . . . Yes, I so love the Fall season . . .

~ ~ however, hands down a Christmas Table Vignette is my most favorite to create.

As who can resist placing the cute animals of winter on a table to enjoy.

Whether it be Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter . . .

~ ~ I love including silver into my table vignettes.

Silver and daisies . . . one of my favorite combinations of elegance and simplicity.

Combining the textures of metal and natural elements as seen in this Spring Table Vignette.

As I look at the past vignettes on this table . . .

~ ~ I am now thinking about creating a Fall tablescape.

I know…this is still July, but today, the temperature in my car said 71 degrees . . .

~ ~ with record breaking lows in many areas.

So, did your temps fall like ours did? . . . what a pleasant surprise.

Have a great day doing the things you love with the ones you love!

I am joining:

Cedar Hill Farmhouse for The Scoop

A Simple Summer Tablescape and a Chair Makeover

Happy Monday everyone! . . . Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.

Mine was filled with lots of tasks, including preparing for a dinner party . . .

~ ~ my annual turn with the Dinner Group of wonderful friends.

Summer Tablescape

I set a simple table this time . . .

~ ~ no place cards . . . no little “cutesy” things that I usually do . . . I went Simple.

Summer Tablescape

My dining room is a casual room . . .

~ ~ that is located just off the kitchen and at the back side of the house . . .

Summer Tablescape

Rather than the typical formal dining room located in the front of a home.

I am seeing more of this “casual dining space” in new home plans.

Summer Tablescape

We feel as if we are in a “tree house” when sitting in this room . . .

~ ~ as it is a second story view.

Summer Tablescape

The centerpieces are basil plants with daisies added in pretty terra cotta pots.

~ ~ I used the floral aquapics to secure the daisies in the plant.

These centerpieces were given to my guests as “parting gifts”

It makes up for my lack of gourmet cooking skills!!!…:)

Actually, no . . . I love to give my guests a momento of the evening . . .

~ ~ and I typically design my centerpieces as the parting gifts!…Two purposes in one!!

And now to the chair makeover . . . A chair that my niece wanted for her daughter’s room.

Chair Makeover

My niece is re-locating to the Denver area . . .

~ ~ so after this chair has been sitting in her garage for years . .

Chair Makeover

~ ~ she wanted to have it recovered before she left.

Chair Makeover

Ta da!! . . . We decided to eliminate the tufting. . .

~ ~ and paint the legs for a more updated look.

Chair Makeover

Here it is in a corner of Linda’s beautiful dining room . . yes, she also does upholstery!!

So that was a snipit of my weekend…hope you all had a great one too!

Have a wonderful day and hope it is filled with great sunshine!