As soon as the blue and yellow table topper was done, I was charged up to do a pretty table with it. The colors are so perfect for the warmer days with lots of sunshine. Since I don’t have a lot of blue in tablescape stuff, doing this table will be a bit of a challenge using only what I already have. It has been ages since I have been rummaging at the thrift store.
Yellow chargers found at the thrift store a couple of years ago are topped with white everyday dinner plates, and my yellow print salad plates. I love these yellow print plates. I used to have six, but one got broken and I haven’t been able to find a replacement. The Replacements China place in Greensboro doesn’t have any, and neither has ebay. But, I keep checking regularly.
Continuing with the setting, I put yellow napkins in little flower pot rings, and fanned the top of the napkin like a fleur-de-lis. Everyday flatware and individual salt and pepper shakers are added.
Crystal drink glasses complete the settings.
Now for the centerpiece, I did have some blue silk daisies so those went into my yellow ceramic basket along with white and yellow flowers.
It just needs a little something more.
I started looking around in the stash, and remembered my Mason Jar candles. Pulling those out, I changed out the items in the bottom. Some yellow tulle and a blue silk daisy coordinates with the centerpiece nicely.
I did two, one for each side of the basket.
Perfect for a grilled meal. We had burgers for the grill, and I planned a nice roast in the slow cooker for the rainy day forecast for the next day. It occurred to me that it might be good to start the roast on the grill while it was fired up, then finish it in the slow cooker. My Sweet Babboo put it on the grill for about 20 minutes total. Then we refrigerated it overnight and it slow cooked for 6 hours the next day. Oh, yum!! Tender and juicy with a smoky grilled flavor.
Back to the table, I did set four place settings, even though I don’t anticipate having guests for this one. The table just looks better with four. I’d need more of a centerpiece if I only had two settings.
So there we are, a bright and sunny table for these warmer spring days. Are you enjoying some nice weather and a pretty table for meals?
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