Enjoying Spring includes sharing a wonderful time together with family and friends ~
Creating tablescapes and arrangements to enjoy and entertain them is at least half the fun!! Gorgeous tulips, lilies, grape hyacinths, roses, lily of the valley, pansies, daffodils, and more!!
Whether casual or formal…flowers and vases of all sorts allow our personalities, the occasion, and those we are celebrating to shine through!
Themes are creative joy!! Every color is glorious…
Light Blue & White Checked Gingham Cloth Napkins (Etsy) | Chinese Export Blue and White Pitcher (1stDibs) | Chinoiserie Blue and White Porcelain Cachepot Planters (1stDibs) | Green Moss (Amazon) | Rosemary and Lavender (Williams Sonoma) | Alabaster Easter Eggs (Williams Sonoma) | Apilco Hare Casserole Dish (Williams Sonoma) | August Grove® Maclean White 9 (Wayfair) | Porcelain Egg Cup (Sur La Table) | Grape Hyacinth (Lawn & Garden)
Today, Marlene is sharing a variety of holiday tablescapes
From floral arrangements to table accessories, all of Marlene's suggestions are shoppable via text- and image-widgets
Are you hosting Passover, Easter, wedding, engagement or baby showers this Spring?
At home or at a restaurant?
Birthdays, weddings and anniversaries are always happy times and wonderful celebrations…and themes to enjoy.
Eggs could be a natural running theme this time of year…symbols of fertility and rebirth!!
They are delightfully collectible…and perfect for baby showers and Mother’s Day to come!
WHITE LILY of the VALLEY (Etsy) | Plump Lily of The Valley Plant Pips (Amazon) | Outsidepride Pansy (Amazon) | Celebration Monogrammed Wine Bucket (Mark and Graham) | Georg Jensen Manhattan Steel Bowl (Neiman Marcus) | Plume Table Linens Collection (Neiman Marcus) | Lenox Federal Platinum Dinnerware Collection (Bloomingdale's) | Sferra Hemstitch Table Linens (Horchow)
Petite or extravagant, arrangements can set the stage for a buffet of any size, an intimate dinner for 2, or a large sit-down dinner! It’s your choice as the hostess!
For April ~ Pinks for Sweet Peas and Yellow - White for Daisies…and Diamonds!!
For May ~ Greens of all shades, as Emerald is the birthstone ~ Lily of the Valley the flower!!
It is lovely to enjoy new ways of sharing your treasured collections. They personalize your entertaining for those you love! Little Wedgwood Jasperware vases, ceramic or porcelain pitchers, or colored glass!! What do you collect? Art glass, silver, crystal…???
Accessories may be family heirlooms, or personal collectibles acquired on vacations, during childhood or items centered around your honoree’s loves and interests!
Inspiration may also come from your menu, dinnerware, colored glass, or the favorite color or passion of the guest of honor! Maybe it is your favorite color … combined with your blue and white porcelain treasures!
Royal Limoges Margaux Gold Dinnerware (Gracious Style) | Limoges France J.Seignolles Hand Painted "Tentation" Platinum Plated Lilac Plate (eBay) | Peony Tulips Fresh Flower Bouquet (Macy's) | Herend Chinese Bouquet Dinnerware Collection (Bloomingdale's) | Herend Chinese Bouquet Bread & Butter Plate (Bloomingdale's) | Herend Chinese Bouquet Raspberry (Chairish)
To celebrate the Parisian tea lover or a mother to be…a tea tin with baby pink blooms, would be lovely. Imagination knows no limits ~ Murano bowls, Moroccan glasses for each place too!
Chinoiserie Blue and White Floral Porcelain Cachepot Planter (Chairish) | Canton Large Cachepot Mottahedeh (Replacements) | Ferm Living Casca Vase (2Modern) | VIETRI Hibiscus Glass Medium Fluted Vase (Bloomingdale's) | BloomsyBox Garden of Luxe Fresh Flower Bouquet Live Plants (Macy's)
It is quite dramatic and lovely to use a single color…monochrome, simple beauty. A lone blossom at each place setting is so very personal! Beauty is certainly created when they trail down the center of a long table!