Welcome to the 251st Tablescape Thursday!
Happy 4th of July!
With the constant rain we’ve been having, it was super dark out on the porch all day yesterday. So, I waited until this morn to take some pics of this 4th of July tablescape.
This morning it was still dark and gloomy out, not exactly the sunny weather we normally have in July. That just means we have to create our own sunshine, right?
I kept the centerpiece simple using a large red lantern. You may recognize it from previous table settings. It was so dark and yucky out, I lit the candle to give this table a little extra warmth. Star napkins are a recent purchase from Pottery Barn. I caught them on sale with free shipping and used a $10 gift certificate for a little extra savings.
I’m serving the Patriotic Punch I posted about yesterday. I added little flag toothpicks garnished with strawberries, raspberries and blue berries.
You’ll find the recipe to make this red, white and blue punch here: 4th of July Patriotic Punch
The dishware is by Warren Kimble and the pattern is “Colonial.” It’s my very favorite for a 4th of July celebration or dinner.
Flag and star confetti adds additional color and playfulness to this tablescape.
I tucked a little pinwheel down inside each flatware pocket. I loved how the jean fabric looked with the rustic twig chargers and the Ball mason jars as drinking glasses. This table setting has that relaxed feeling we all crave when it’s party time.
You’ll find a tutorial showing how to make these little flatware holders here: A New Use for Your Old Jeans
Red and white gingham ribbon looks so cute with the jean flatware holders. When I made my patriotic punch this time, I put a tad too much of the blue drink in so all the white part of the drink ended up in the neck of mason jar. So if you make this drink, don’t do that. lol I got little carried away.
A rainy 4th of July. Time to fill the bird feeder, it’s almost empty.
Happy 4th of July! I hope your Independence celebrations are wonderful today no matter if they’re small, quiet gatherings are big, grand celebrations.
Additional 4th of July tablescapes can be found here: Table Settings for Independence Day
Twig Chargers: Grandinroad
Flag Dishware: Warren Kimble, Pattern: Colonial, Found on eBay
Blue Flatware: Amazon
Denim Flatware Holder: Made from old jeans, Tutorial can be found here: New Use for Old Jeans
Star Napkins: Pottery Barn
Lantern: Old Time Pottery
Looking forward to all the wonderful tables posted for this Tablescape Thursday!
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