Monday, April 22, 2013

Aqua Love!

To celebrate the fact that our long hot summer is coming to an end I set a bright table with pretty picnic ware. Actually, I found the melamine plates and bowls in my pantry (long forgotten!!) and thought if I didn’t use them now I would have to wait until next spring. I also have the salad plates but for todays table I used some fun striped plates I had. Just love the colours.  Actually I also found a brand new pair of shoes in that beautiful aqua (not in my pantry!!) that I still hadn’t worn so I wore them on the weekend too before it gets too cold!   Sorry I just got sidetracked!!  The table was simple and bright. Gorgeous woven white chargers and lots of fun elements completed the table. I even had the matching napkins – yes, these were all purchased at the grocery store!!  Haha!  Just lovely for a bit of summer fun.
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I am on two weeks school break starting this week – I can’t wait. Hopefully I’ll have time to catch up with my house work. Living between two houses and spending half the time in each gets a little hard to keep up with.
Suzy
 
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28 comments:

Calypso In The Country said...

I love all the cheerful colors! What a fun tablescape!
-Shelley

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

So bright a peppy, definitely says "summer"! Love your chargers, they are so pretty!
Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!
Blessings,
Cindy

thepaintedapron.com said...

That is so fresh and fun! Aqua is my new favorite color! I have been going aqua crazy! Love your dishes and the casual way you placed the coffee cups, cute!
Jenna

Tammy @ A Walk in the Countryside said...

I love all the bright colors!

Snap said...

What a fun tablescape! All the great, bright colors. Love the tulips!

Maria Elena said...

Love, love your table! It is so very pretty! The colors are perfect!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

What a bright and perky table, Suzy! I love the aqua; one of my all-time favourite colours. Enjoy your two weeks of relaxation and thanks for joining me for Tea Time.

Blessings,
Sandi

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

I love the pretty cheerful spring colors on your table. Gorgeous. Thanks for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Tea in Texas said...

Your dishes are so wonderful for the summer time! The bright colors of the flowers and the stripes in the salads are a wonderful combination. I love the matching napkins and it is so great to find these beautiful pieces at the grocery store. Glad you rescued them from your cabinet for the table is so pretty. Hope you enjoy wearing you new shoes on your vacation.

Pam

Dawn said...

Love all the bright cheery colors. So pretty:) Thanks for sharing at the Cabin:)

Dawn said...

Love all the bright cheery colors. So pretty:) Thanks for sharing at the Cabin:)

Lavender Cottage said...

A colourful table that's perfect for warm weather.

Ann Krucek said...

very cute!! the colors make me smile!! Your table is fun and fabulous!!

Terri said...

Oh I love when that happens! It is such a treat to find things long forgotten that work beautifully right now. So fun! And that is just what your table setting is, fum! SO cheery!
Hugs,
Terri

Veronica Roth said...

This is a perfect "dreaming of summer" table. I just love it. :)

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

So bright and happy!
Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Love your bright cheerful Spring table. What a great way to start the day!

Jocelyn @ http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Marigene said...

What a fun, cheerful table, Suzy! Hope you are sending your warm weather northward...

Peggy Hale said...

Beautiful colors! Spring is just starting here and we're so glad to see it come. I love those napkin rings and the place-mats especially.
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Transformed Tuesday.

Hugs,
Peggy~PJH Designs

❀ JoAnne said...

Your table cheers me up just looking at it! Love the colors. Your silverware is really pretty.

Kadee Willow said...

HUH????? I started reading your blog and it said the "end of summer". Hmmmm... maybe it's a recycled post. Nope, that's a current date. Then, the fog cleared in my brain and I realized you must be from down under. Sure enough.... you are! LOL So nice to meet you!! Those aquas are truly summery as well as your accent colors. Good on you (see? I'm getting in the groove now!) for making sure you get one last hurrah before the end of season! Thanks for sharing!

Jonell said...

How have I missed you ..I am always drawn to blogs with the word FARM OR FARMHOUSE in the title..
I saw you on Jann Olson's blog..COLOR, COLOR COLOR...lovin' it. If not [already] a follower I WILL FOLLOW..will visit again soon

Jonell
LIKE GRAMMA'S HOUSE blog

Terri said...

I am late to the party as I was away from home last week. I am happy to visit you today and to see your tea post. What a lovely and cheery table setting! I do love these summer blues. I am thrilled for you that you are having a break! Yay! I hope that you have a good amount of time to rest and relax...the house can wait! lol!
Hugs,
Terri

The Tablescaper said...

Bright and fun!

Great to have at Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

You have beautiful picnic-ware! Love the bright happy patterns - beautifully done - I am not very fond of hot summers - but would love to sit to a picnic in the shade with these dishes on hand - I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
Kathy

Jann Olson said...

SA-WEET! I adore aqua also. My kitchen decor is red, aqua, and green. Such a bright and cheery table. Love, love those chargers! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
hugs,
Jann

Kathleen said...

So pretty! You are saying goodbye to summer and we await our beach days!

Carol said...

Oh how fun -- I just love all your pretty colors, especially the turquoise! Your long hot summer is coming to an end and we are just starting ours here in Arizona! Enjoy your Fall and Winter!