Monday, June 14, 2021

Blueberry Bliss Summer Tablescape

I never got it posted here in time but I actually designed this blueberry tablescape for Mother's Day. Now that Father's Day is around the corner, I am thinking it would work equally well for that or any summer gathering.

It's berry picking season and if this inspires you, you could probably substitute any type of faux fruit for the blueberries.

 I thought that my galvanized metal pieces coordinated well with the cool tones of the blueberries so rounded up some of those along with the dishes I wanted to use.

This is the end result but let me break it down for you.

The centerpiece began with a galvanized metal house. Part of my theme for the original Mother's Day tablescape was how moms help to make a house, a home but this could also apply to dads if you are thinking of doing this for Father's Day.

I placed the house next to a metal bucket of faux blueberries and set them on a wood riser, adding a few tealight holders. 

Candlesticks and a small metal bucket filled with more faux blueberries and a faux hydrangea stem were placed on each side of the wood riser.

The centerpiece items were all set on a white runner and I opted to let the wood of the tabletop show versus using a tablecloth.

The place settings were based on a round greenery placemat with a galvanized metal charger on top.

 A white dinner plate, blue melamine salad plate and a white floral shaped bowl complete the dish stack.

Some faux blueberries were added for an extra embellishment. 

For stemware, I used my clear wine glasses.

Silver flatware coordinated well with the galvanized metal on the table. The knives were placed on acrylic knife rests.

A simple white napkin was placed under the fork.

These little metal houses with lights inside were originally Christmas ornaments but they made the perfect themed placecard holders.

I printed the name tags on my computer and taped the paper to the houses.

I actually only had various pieces of the blue melamine dishware (2 dinner plates, 2 salad plates and 2 bowls) so I mix-and-matched at each place setting - a great way to coordinate your table if you don't have enough plates in a set.

The addition of faux white hydrangeas create an airy vibe to the dark coloured blueberry decor.

Whether it's for a special occasion like Mother's Day or Father's Day or just a way to dress up your tabletop decor...

...using faux fruit as a theme creates the perfect summertime vibe.

Thanks for visiting!

Faux Blueberries - Urban Barn & a local Pharmasave (last year) but you might try Amazon, Hobby Lobby (USA) or Michael's
Galvanized metal houses and charger plates (last year) - Amazon
Blue Melamine Dishware (last year - still available) - Pharmasave in Gift Dept
Greenery Placemats & White Lily Bowls (before they closed) - Pier 1
Faux Hydrangeas (last year) - Real Deals

I'll be linking this post to these wonderful blog parties:
Saturday Sparks on Pieced Pastimes
Snickerdoodle Create Bake Make at Two Chicks and a Mom
Sundays on Silverado at The House on Silverado
Hearth and Soul Link Party at April Harris
Love Your Creativity at Life and Linda
Happiness is Homemade at Life as a LEO Wife
Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch
Thursday Favorite Things at Follow the Yellow Brick Home
Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch
Traffic Jam Weekend at Life as a LEO Wife
Home Matters at Modern on Monticello
Funtastic Friday and Well Wishes at Two Chicks and a Mom