Roses in a Crystal Bowl

At the grocery store there was a small bouquet of 6 roses. Three were pink and three were a creamy white. I trimmed the short stems and arranged them in a crystal bowl with greenery from the yard. My dining table had a vintage lace tablecloth on it. I placed a natural fiber woven mat in the center of the table and added my bowl of roses. I like contrasting textures.

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Summer Red, White, & Blue Table

It’s almost July and it’s time for a red, white, and blue summer table.  Today’s offering is a casual table set for a patritoic celebration. First I added a white tablecloth to the table. Then I used my new bright blue placemats with my white plates.  A Dollar Tree red star paper plate tops the place setting. For those of you who don’t live in the USA, it’s just a fun table with colors used by many countries.  Did you know that 29 countries use these 3 colors in their flags?

 

 

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Cheery Yellow May Table

For the last several years I’ve made a yellow table for May, but I wasn’t planning to make one this year.  Then I find sunny yellow placemats in the store and knew it was again time for a May yellow table.  I enjoy collecting vintage dinnerware at thrift stores.  I have 3 salad plates in the Corelle pattern Spring Meadow which was made in 1977.  There is something about the little pastel flowers which I find cheerful.

 

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