Monday, July 2, 2018

4th of July Tablescape

I got the urge to pull out my 4th of July decor. I know I should have done it weeks ago so it could get traction on Pinterest but I'm more of a real time blogger. 
Actually, I am a little ADD and this is the true story of how I got to the tablescape. 


I moved a flower pot to get a little more sun. I saw the fern in an antique pickle crock. I knew the pickle crock probably had standing water that needed to be dumped out. Since the pickle crock has a 4 on it, I thought it deserved to be near the porch. That caused me to remember another cuter crock. I put the cutest crock on the porch which prompted a search for flags for the planter. 


Once the flags were installed in the planter, the 4th of July bin needed a good going through for other impromptu decor. 
More flags yielded the inspiration for the tablescape. 



As I began to layer the china, I wondered how the dish dresser would look with Blue Willow.


Oh my. I love it. 


Bless Crepe Myrtle. A summer bloomer even when it is sweltering. 






I find that most dinner guests are confused by chargers but I love them. 


Here is a short video I made. 


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Thanks for having a look.
Katie

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12 comments :

  1. Your house is looking just fabulous!

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  2. Hurrah for the red, white, and blue, Katie! Love the blue willow and those blue striped placemats are calling my name. Source for placemats?

    Happy 4th,

    Judith

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    1. I made the placemats out of ticking from Hobby Lobby.

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  3. This is so pretty, Katie...especially along with your lovely hutch dishes!

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  4. Your house looks all ready to celebrate the 4th! Your dishes are beautiful and your entrance, very inviting!! Enjoy the holiday!! We are stretching this Independence Day out all week!!!

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  5. Your table is perfect for the 4th, love your blue white transferware, I have collected it over 40 years !!!!! yes 40

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  6. It all looks so pretty together, Katie. I have those same goblets (I forget their name!). I love your mix of dishes.

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  7. Katie, that was such an easy fix for marital harmony ! I am curious why you call the hutch and buffet a 'dish dresser' Love the blue willow dishes and those white chargers.
    Myrna

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  8. Katie,
    Love your Patriotic tablescape!! Your dishes are lovely!! I just acquired a few mugs in this pattern!
    Thanks for visiting! hope you are enjoying the Holiday!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  9. It's so festive, Katie! I know you'll have a lovely fourth with that table!

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  10. Love the crock on the porch Katie! You really have a beautiful collection of Blue Willow and I love it in the hutch as well. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  11. I'm glad to see that your mind works like mine! The table looks great! Thanks for sharing at Best of the Weekend!

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