Only a fellow tablescaper knows the joy that comes from playing with dishes. It is so fun to try out which items will work in a variety of table settings based on themes and colours. And while creating tablescapes is my most favourite pastime, I also like to put together tabletop displays in much the same manner.
This is a summer display I created for my dining room tabletop.
I started with a small brown suitcase which I've had for years.
White dishes, faux grasses and other pretties were placed inside.
Seashell ball ornaments create a summery feel...
...as does this white starfish.
These two silver birdies add some shine to the display.
You can't go wrong with some candlelight and wine.
The white faux magnolia blossoms contrast nicely with the orange and green.
Glass candleholders filled with sand and tied with white rope make a nautical statement.
The only new items in the display are the orange and white placemats - Dollar Store for $2/ea.
Everything else, I've had for many years.
These white dishes by Pier 1 seem to be my "go-to" when creating this type of design.
Silver napkin rings coordinate with the silver birdies.
So it was just by playing around that I was able to create this...
Do you like to play with dishes?
You should give it a try!
And speaking of which, if you need inspiration for tablescape design, I hope you'll check out the...
I'll be joining in with 24 other bloggers who are heading outdoors to set some wonderful tables for this fun event hosted by Chloe at Celebrate & Decorate. Mark your calendar - you won't want to miss it!
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I'll be linking this post to these wonderful blog parties:
Saturday Sparks on Pieced Pastimes
Share it One More Time at Everyday Home
Sunday Showcase at An Alli Event
Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch
Grace at Home at Imparting Grace
Home Matters Friday at Life with Lorelai
Five Star Frugal at A Tray of Bliss
Inspiration Gallery at Craftberry Bush
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home
Foodie Friday & Everything Else at Rattlebridge Farm
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage