Saturday, November 13, 2010

Fall Tablescape




No, it hasn't turned into autumn here in Australia but I've been looking at all the wonderful fall tablescapes so I thought I would have a go and join in.




























This gorgeous tin sign is off the wall in my sunroom. I have had this picnic basket for a few years now so I thought it filled up the end of the table very nicely.



Gorgeous handmade beeswax candles (a birthday gift from a friend) fit the colour scheme really well too.



I really liked the look of the timber table so this week I have just used woven placemats and no tablecloth.






















The flatware was a purchased last year from Target but the colour really lends itself to a fall table.



























A wooden tray all set for coffee! The coffee mugs I found oneday in the bargain bin in Spotlight (I think that is like Hobby Lobby!)  along with the pretty side plates.



I placed green dinner plates underneath and used the soup/sweets bowls from my wedding dinnerset (33 years ago).



The basket needed a bit of filling so I took a print off the wall and added a scarf and some orange flowers.


The orange napkins and taupe napkin holders bring the whole table together. I couldn't believe the difference it made when I placed them on the table.



Somehow I happened to have this lovely round green candle in the cupboard - actually I have a thing about candles. I'm sure I have just about every colour ever made! lol


I'm thinking of taking these placemats to my beachhouse to use over the summer holidays. I can see them with some washed blue beachy colours...

Not bad for a $16.00 outlay!! Four cups @ $2.00 and 4 plates @ $2.00.

 
  Have a lovely week,

Suzy

                                                  



                                                      


11 comments:

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Good morning Suzy,
You definitely have a Fall theme going on here and at such a great bargain too! I really like your flatware; very nice! Thank you for sharing and enjoy your week.

Blessings,
Sandi

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh how pretty. What clever uses of the boxes and baskets. It makes everything so special. Your dishes are gorgeous and love the mats. Beautifully done. Thanks so much for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

Lady Katherine said...

Suzy, Love the table! The placemats I long for a woven set, I keep saying I going to weave my own. I guess I should go buy a set! lol Adore the wooden tray, the picnic basket vignette filled with wonderful fall colors! The tin sign!!!! love it! Yes, the orange napkins make it so pretty. I love the dishes, and your bowls,the cups! I have been married 33 years too. Thank you for joining me again for Tea Time. Most of all my heart is looking in the corner with the pots and pans and I am loving it!!!! So much!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great colors ~ I love that you used a scarf in the basket! It works! Love that flatware. I wonder if the Target here carries it as I could use new, but want something totally different than what I currently have. Nice use of orange throughout ~ just enough and it's not overused.

hip-chick said...

Oh the tables will be turned when it's snowing and blustery cold here and you are enjoying summer weather!!

Barbara said...

I just love those bowls. That rich brown color is so pretty. I love your sign and oh, those beeswax candles just sing to me. Lovely!

heidi said...

Lovely! Hugs, Heidi

(Love the Flowers sign, looks like the signs I paint!)

Giveaway on my blog,,,,,

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

What an absolutely perfect table setting you have created just in time for the holidays. I just love all of the different textures. Have a very Happy Thanksgiving.

Alycia Nichols said...

Thanks for joining our American fall frenzy on TT!!! Wish we had the nicer weather you guys have right now! Your table is beautiful, and I REALLY like the great bargains you found! Have a great weekend!

Marlis said...

Lovely table. great bargains too. the beeswax candles are really nice..

Entertaining Women said...

This looks like a lot more than a $16.00 table to me...lovely! I agree...isn't it amazing the way that you can add one special thing to a table (your napkins) and it makes all the difference. The woven mats are wonderful and so versatile. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay