Thursday, May 21, 2009

Tablescape Thursday...warm reds, yellows, and greens

Here is a warm tablescape featuring shades of red, yellow and green.
Three mini olive jars anchor the center of the table and are filled with tropical leaves and sunflowers.

Red and yellow striped dinner plates sit atop bronze chargers. A lemon yellow bowl is ready for some juicy summer fruit while tall glass tumblers with a slice of lemon are ready for some fresh squeezed lemonade.

The table runner is made using four placemats placed side by side. These are reversible and are a burnt red on the other side with yellow stripes...just like the napkins. I love how the dark stained table grounds the tablescape.

A coffee station is waiting nearby...flavored coffee anyone?

What's your favorite coffee or tea? Please share!*!
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Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

I'll have coffee please - and just have a seat at your wonderful tablescape!

Lady Katherine said...

Love your dishes with the runner. I love love the olive jar, the sunflowers. Best of all I love your coffee station.

Marsha's Mpressions said...

Very warm inviting colors. Love the coffee station! Great idea

Anissa said...

I love French Vanilla!

Your table is gorgeous.

Joyce said...

Very pretty and I really like the coffee station. Thank you for sharing with me.

Blondie's Journal said...

This is just one of the prettiest tablescapes I have seen so far, and I am trying to make my way down thst LONG list!! ;-D

The yellow and red bowls look so familiar to me and I can't place them. Do you remember where you bought them? I just love them and all of your dishes. The olive jars are unique as well.

I like the idea of using the placemats as a table runner, I will remember that! The coffee station is a nice touch as well.

My favorite coffee? Nice and bold! Lately I have been drinking Tully's French Roast and if I am out and about, nothing beats Dunkin' Donuts!!

Have a wonderful holiday weekend with your family! :-D


Yellow Rose Arbor said...

So beautiful and cheery! Good idea to use the placemats like that as a runner!

My favorite tea is creme brulee black tea leaves (hot.)


kari and kijsa said...

love this color combo!!! A very blessed Memorial Day to you! Beautiful post!!

kari& kijsa

To The Moon and Back said...

OOH, I love a coffee station. Starbucks Verona is my favorite to brew at home.

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Cote de Texas said...

so pretty - beautiful warm colors!!!

thank you so much today for your comment - it is much appreciated, to say the least!!!


Sue said...

Glad you stopped by my blog because now I discovered all of your pretty things!!!

Vanilla Lavender said...

Very beautiful! I love the little "coffee nook" it is adorable! Thanks for visiting. Have a great day! Vanessa

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Your little coffee section is both pretty, quaint, and functional...great idea!

Love the colors of your tablescape, and the little olive jars for the centerpiece are just too cute! I browsed on down and your beachy tablescape is gorgeous! You certainly have the touch for beautiful entertaining! ~hugs, Rhonda :)

Melinda said...

Lol - I see you are a Southern Living At Home fan too!!

I'm not really a coffee person but I do have it around the house simply because it makes the house smell good and it is so pretty : )

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting. I am loving all of your tablescapes...just beautiful!

C Maisy said...

Someone has been doing some serious Southern Living At Home shopping. I only know because I too and a SLAH shopper!