Everyday Tables


When sunflowers are on the table they are a signal that fall is not far behind.

With that in mind, I let go of summer pastels and went to warmer colors.

I had all but forgotten these plates from Dollar Tree. They couldn’t be more perfect for repeating the colors of the sunflowers and the runner. Finding them is what I call a happy accident!

All I can say about the napkins is they are the right color. To minimize the pattern, I made them into a pocket into which the flatware could be tucked. That is a very easy fold and one that works for any setting.

Finishing the table, glasses with images and text in the same colors and mini Mason jars for a cold soup were added.

Girlfriends are coming for lunch, and the table strikes me as having the same kind of happy as our being together will have. You can’t ask for more than that!

Joining

Tablescape Thursday

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12 thoughts on “Everyday Tables

  1. oh the Fall tablescape is wonderful – hope lunch is awesome

  2. Your table is beautiful! The plates are perfect! I love finding cute dishes at Dollar Tree.

  3. Bottles of sunflowers make me happy. I know your friends will love sitting at your warm fall table enjoying fabulous food and conversation!

    1. bottles of any kind of flower make me happy!

  4. Anything with sunflowers makes me smile, wonderful fall table Linda!

  5. Just lovely

  6. Fall in New England and high summer here in SC – sunflowers on the table, lingering luncheons with friends – does it ger any better?

    1. i hope you are settling into your happy place.

  7. A Happy Table for sure! Sunflowers are perfect for a Happy Table.
    And you never know what you can find at the dollar tree. 😊

  8. Fun table. What a great idea to serve cold soup in the mason jars.

    1. those little jars come in handy for many things.

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