Tablescape for the 4th of July

Welcome to the 43rd Tablescape Thursday!

Independence Day is just around the corner.  What better way to celebrate this Tablescape Thursday than a celebration in red, white and blue!

4th of July Party Table Setting Ideas

The porch is the perfect spot for a celebration…especially the kind that involves cooking on the grill…

4th of July Table Setting and Decorating Ideas

I’ve been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now…couldn’t quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

4th of July Party Table Setting Ideas

I pulled pieces from various sets of china to get the red, white and blue color scheme.. My everyday china, Blue Willow, provided the blue needed for this patriotic table setting.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

When I’m out shopping, I’m always thinking “tablescape.” I spied these adorable, little chair candle holders and an idea popped right into my head.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Come a bit closer…yep, look just like cupcake holders to me.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!
Here’s the blue version….

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Dessert is served!

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

The napkins are hand towels from Dollar Tree…six napkins for $6.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Cupcake holders are from Old Time Pottery.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Celebrating the fourth with sprinkles…lots and lots of red, white and blue sprinkles!

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Looking in from the deck…

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Every table needs a bit of whimsy.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

You may recognize this antique graniteware pitcher filled with daisies.  It’s usually on the trunk/coffee table in the upstairs family room.  Often, we already have just what we need for our tablescapes, just look for the things you already have and love. I really like the pop of the yellow daisies, the only other color in our patriotic themed tablescape.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Last year our whole neighborhood celebrated by lining the streets with flags when a neighbor’s son returned home from Iraq.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

As I used them again for this centerpiece, my heart was flooded with the memories of that day.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

A few days later I heard a knock on my door and a tall, handsome, young man gave me a big hug, thanking me for my small part in his welcome home. Can you imagine…he was thanking me?! There aren’t enough words to thank him for his service.

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

God Bless ALL our service men and their families, here and abroad! We LOVE and appreciate each and every single one of them!

I've been working on a patriotic themed tablescape in my head for weeks now...couldn't quite pull it together in time for Memorial Day. But, there was no way I was letting the 4th of July get by without celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

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Comments

  1. Pat@Back Porch Musings says:

    Gorgeous patriotic table Susan!!

  2. ellen b says:

    What a fun collection of red,white and blue. Love those little porch chair cupcake holders!! The glass butterfly holders are so pretty. The centerpiece is a great combination with the flags, twirly thingees, and sunflowers…

  3. Susan, this is beautiful, so festive and pleasing to the eye. I love those darling metal chairs. Talk about multi-tasking! The cupcakes are perfect. I also spotted the BL bowls mixed in perfectly with your other dishes.
    See you Friday!

  4. Melissa Miller says:

    Susan I LOVE it! I have never seen anything so ca-uuuute as those cupcake chairs. ~PRECIOUS!

    Love the colrs mixed with the pop of yellow from the sunflowers!
    The butterfly candleholders are adorable. I will go by and check out the site. Thanks for telling us about the discount.

    Happy TT! ~Melissa 🙂

  5. Christi @ A Southern Life says:

    That is a fabulous tablescape. I have been working on our Red, White and Blue Festival for weeks now and have been thinking tablescape all along. Your table is the perfect answer to all of my thoughts. I love the little "cupcake holders."

    What a wonderful story about your neighbor who returned from Iraq and what a wonderful think you and your neighbors did to welcome him back. They truly do deserve our most grateful thanks!

    Thanks for another fabulous and inspirational tablescape!

    Christi

  6. Barb~Bella Vista says:

    Susan, gosh, I am speechless. Woweeeeee! Your table is wonderful….makes me want to sit up straight in my chair and cheer!!!!

    I love it….it is so fresh and inviting. This is soooooo special!

    Thank you for the treat.

    Barb

  7. Pearl Maple says:

    Those little deck chairs for cupcakes is the cutest thing!

    You've got me all inspired to do something with our table scape.

  8. Love the chair cupcake holders. Very creative!

  9. marty39 says:

    As usual Susan, this is just gorgeous. I love the red/white/blue of the table. The flags in with the sunflowers is such a perfect touch. It just really says "America". Your little chair candle holders are so cute. What a great find and they do make the perfect cupcake holders. Very creative. Beautifull and patriotically done. Hugs, Marty

  10. Simply Susan says:

    Just love the "cupcake holders"! ;o) The whole table is just fantabulous!!!

  11. Shelley says:

    Love your 4th of July tablescape! I am especially fond of the the chair candle holders you used for the cupcakes. So cute!

  12. Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria says:

    Just beautiful my friend…I really don't know how you do it each week…your just awesome girl…to work full time with a very stressful job and still make so many beautiful tables…love your all american colors today…I did to work on mine yet…May you have a great week…hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  13. Barb @ GritsandGlamour says:

    Susan – you are so funny. I am always "tablescaping" and/or "blogging" too no matter where I go. Ya' know the saying about Am Ex "don't leave home without it!" – I am the same way about my digi cam. Ya' never know when a photo op might arise. LOL

    I love your table this week. It is ultra special to me. I especially love the dessert chairs. Now that is too cute for words.

    Those $$$ Store napkins were a great find. Thanks once again for being such a wonderful host and having all of us on your porch.

    Hugs, Barb

  14. Diane @ Four Paws and Co says:

    Susan, You are just too clever for words! I love those little red & blue chairs & the cupcakes look so perfect & delicious sitting in them! Your tablescape is just beautiful! ☺♥☺ Diane

  15. I love all of your tablescapes but this is your best one ever! I loved the flag story. It touched my heart.

  16. Dana and Daisy says:

    I stand up and salute you Susan!

  17. Oh Susan, your patriotic table is wonderful!!! I love how you always layer so many different elements to come up with a very rich and interesting table. Those cupcake holders are so cute, and such a terrific idea! And yes, a very heartfelt "thank you" to all our troops!

  18. So festive and patriotic, Susan! I really like the butterfly candle holders and what a neat idea about the chairs for dessert holders. Your dishes are so pretty and so nicely put together….Christine

  19. Susan —

    your tablescapes are always the best! It's a great patriotic table — whether for Memorial Day, the Fourth or Veteran's Day.

    God Bless America!

  20. Susan, you gave me so many good ideas! Love the patriotic theme, and those little cupcake chairs are too cute! Linda

  21. Cote de Texas says:

    The chairs are my favorite – those a stroke of genius!!! love this – you must have spent days on this – it's gorgeous!!!

  22. Mid-Atlantic Martha says:

    Now this is just too darn cute! I love the "seated" cupcakes! Oh I do hope I see some somewhere in my travels – they'd be perfect for my 4th of July celebration!

  23. The Fajdich Times says:

    I totally LOVE your cupcake holders:) They are the best. Your tablescape is lovely.

  24. Aspiemom says:

    I love everything in your Tablescape, from the large blue pitcher holding the flowers and flags to the adorable cupcake chairs to your napkins. Beautiful and festive!

  25. Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com says:

    Oh Susan, I love it! Each time I see your tablescapes I laugh and think they can't get any cuter than this…and then here you outdo yourself again…and again. I just love this table, but I love red anyhow. What a wonderful idea, love the dollar tree hand towels. So cute and adorable. My favorite post yet!!! hahaha but that is always subject to change with your new posts!
    Blessings,
    Debbie

  26. The Sewing Loft says:

    Beautiful tablescape, and I love the way you mix and match the dinnerware. Cute cupcake holders!

  27. Kathryn @ Bonafide Southern says:

    Oh, Susan, I just adore this week's table. I had also prepared a patriotic themed table-for-one, but yours clearly knocked mine out of the park! I certainly gleaned some great ideas for my 4th of July table! Thanks for hosting and thanks for sharing.

  28. Jan's Blog says:

    Susan, this is my favorite so far and I've seen all the ones you've done I'm sure. You truly have a flair!

  29. Tara G. says:

    It's wonderful! Thank you for the "thanks"- it's nice when our families are remembered.

  30. Feedsack Fantasy says:

    By gum! This is spectacular!! I love it. TTFN ~Marydon

  31. Thanks again susan!!! I am standing at attention and saluting all those flags at your very patriotic, Red,White and Blue tablescape…Love the little chairs, too cute, xoxo~Kathy@ Sweet up-north mornings…

  32. OK, since I am in Pa. and we have NO Old Time Pottery….my sister DOES live in FL. so she will be getting a call to PLEEEASE go get me some of the cupcake/candle chair holders!!!!!!!!!! They are so darn cute and you are so creative to think to put the cupcakes in them!!!! Genius, GF!!!! Hugs, AND a BIG SALUTE to you!!! Pinky

  33. Janie's World says:

    Gorgeous red, white and blue table. I love the chairs that are holding the cupcakes, very creative. I also really like your butterfly candle. Everything looks awesome!

  34. Evening, Susan! Oh, this is the cutest thing!I love your little lawn chairs and they're just precious with cupcakes sitting in them! How darling! Everything is spectacular. You know what? I'm running out of words to say about your tablescapes. You just keep topping your last one! This is so much fun. Thank you for starting a blog! Woo Hooness!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia 🙂

  35. Maryrose says:

    Hi Susan,
    Oh my, what a beautifully patriotic table and the story of the young soldier, what a memory. You certainly do think outside the box, love the "cupcake holders". Darling idea, and darling table as usual.
    ~Maryrose~
    PS – Thanks for hosting. 🙂

  36. hello susan,

    i am excited to be part of tablescape thursday! what a cool idea!

    your table looks patriotic and pretty! i love the little chairs as cupcake holders. gosh – the possibilities for them is endless! they are adorable. the sunflowers add just the right touch of americana, too.

    thank you for hosting! hope you are able to visit my table!

    xo

  37. Melissa Marie says:

    I don't think it is even possible to get any cuter than this! Seriously. Not. Possible. What a brilliant idea to put the cupcakes in the little chairs… so summery. These pictures belong in Country Living Magazine. ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!

  38. Your patriotic table is so beautiful and I just love those little chairs for the desserts! Very cute!

  39. I want a taste of those cupcakes. The tablescape is absolutely wonderful!

    Samantha

  40. All your hard work on this beauty sure paid off, Susan. It is just breathtaking. I love the little chairs!!

  41. Tammy518 says:

    I love your patriotic tablescape! Those little chairs are too cute. I visited the Old Time Pottery when I was visiting my parents in KY in April. I may have to send them on a scavenger hunt to look for those little chairs.

    Happy Tablescape Tuesday!

  42. I feel like I need to stand and salute!!!
    Great tribute to the Red, White, & Blue and those little chair candle or cup cake holders are precious.

    3 Cheers,
    Candy

  43. Susan… your tablescape IS a celebratio.. n all by itself… I love those little chairs… your table is beautiful and creative as always

  44. carolinajewel says:

    Just beautiful Susan! I love the little chair "cupcake holders!"

  45. What a beautiful Patriotic tablescape. I love, love, love the little chairs. They are just too cute. If this doesn't put everyone in the spirit, nothing will.
    Jean in virginia

  46. Charlene says:

    Your table was so wonderful! So much thought & effort went into it. I loved it! And you are right about being thankful to those who serve. FREEDOM IS NOT FREE!

    Those chairs holding the cupcakes… Tooooooooooooo cute! You win!

  47. cedwards55 says:

    This is just about the cutest thing I've ever seen. How do you continue to amaze us every week? I love those little chairs. We had a whole yard of those when I was a little girl. And the picture where you had the chairs all lined up?….Well, it made me think of people sitting in their lawn chairs watching the 4th of July Parade. What town doesn't have one of those? Okay, I think I'm going to have to have a 4th of July party. But, I'm gonna need those cupcake holders. Do you think my Blue Bench can be worked in?
    Thanks for the Best Eye Candy in Blogland!
    Carol

  48. Neabear says:

    I love your tablescape. Everything is so pretty. Great towels..er…napkins from the Dollar Tree. Also love the cute little bitty chairs with the cupcakes. Better make sure no little people decide to sit in them and squash the cupcakes before they can get eaten. Too bad I can't just reach into the puter and grab one of those. Maybe I'll just have another root beer float instead. I still have root beer and ice cream left. Yummmy.

  49. niartist says:

    Gorgeous – as always Susan. I especially love the cupcakes (as cupcakes are my all-time favorite, any kind, any time) in the candle holders. SO CLEVER! 🙂

  50. The Muse says:

    Susan…as a military person…this tablescape holds a special meaning to me! Bravo!!

  51. Anonymous says:

    I found your blog searching for Easter table scape ideas. Boy, did I find the mother load of creativity or what? Even broken down for the purchase of my own Gollum china last week. My Big Lots had them for $19 though….Bought two sets!

    Love your site. It's so fun visiting everyone.

    Kay
    North Richland Hills, TX

  52. Mary @Boogieboard Cottage says:

    Oh Susan, you've certainly done it again! your so gifted at table scapes. I love everything, especially the little metal chair votive/cupcake holders, cute! :O)

  53. Mary Ellen (megardengal) says:

    Susan I love the little chairs and how clever to use them for cupcakes!

    blessings
    mary

  54. Really Rainey says:

    Hooray for the red white and blue! Oh and sunflowers… and little candle holder chairs that double as desert holders! I didn't see that commin!
    What a fun post Susan!

    Happy TT!
    ~Really Rainey

  55. redsoxmom says:

    Love the creative and outside the box uses for your patriotic tablescape. I mentioned in my blog this week about how nice the Willow Blue in my tablescape would look with red and lo and behold you've already thought of it. At least now I see how nice it really looks. 🙂 I I got the placemats that match your napkin/handtowels from Dollar Tree. I also found lots of great stuff in the bins at Target. I'm exited to put my 4th of July table together now. Nicely done, Susan!

    Blessings,
    Linda

  56. Wow, I love that patriotic table, Susan. And the great big pictures make it that much better. Wow! You are so creative!

  57. Half of the Style Sisters says:

    Just spectacular! Can I tell you I am dying over the little chairs! I have got to find me some of those. Oh they are just the cutest things ever. I too loved your flag story. God bless America and all those men and women who fight or who have fought for our freedom. My heart goes out to all them and their families.

  58. Gorgeous… as usual, dear Susan… is such a delight coming here… thank YOU for being such a great host…. we love you!

    cielo

  59. Claudia@DipityRoad says:

    Im so bummed I couldnt participate this week, but had to comment on your FANTASTIC RWnB.

    The shots of the wonderful table are out of this world.

    TTFN~~Claudia

    Im working on next week… 🙂

  60. Michelle says:

    What a great table…I've got a RW&B TT on my mind too…I like the towels being used as napkins, and the centerpiece is great! I've been really noticing the larger pics around blogland, I'm still too nervous to try…I've read and re-read your post…I'm gonna try one of these days! 🙂
    Michelle

  61. movingonlady says:

    I love it, where did you get those little chair's? They are just about the cutiest little thing I've seen in a long time.
    I love your pitcher beautiful centerpiece. Very pretty.
    The dishes are beautiful.
    Well done!

  62. Sarah Anderson says:

    Susan,
    Absolutely lovely! It has been great fun to find your blog. I've passed it along to many friends. Your creativity and beautiful photos are such an inspiration. Thank you for sharing your creative spirit with so many.

  63. Jules from "The Roost" says:

    I always get inspired by your Tablescape post. This one is so fun and festive! I love it.

  64. Things That Inspire says:

    This tablescape is SO beautiful and so patriotic…I hope you invite some special people over to help you eat those gorgeous cupcakes!

  65. Linda/"Mom" says:

    * "OOOOOOhhhhhh!~~~ AAAAAAAhhhhhh!~~~ Weeeeee!~~~ OOOOOOOOOOOOhhhh!~~~ Oh!!!!!"~~~~~~~ THIS spirited table-setting rates ALL the "special sounds of admiration" we hear on the 4th, as the FIREWORKS start lighting up our BEAUTIFUL AMERICAN SKY!!!

    *** A SIMPLY FAAAABULOUS FEAST for the eyes, Susan!!! (And you KNOW how I feel about your acknowledgment of our servicemen and women~~~ may I say "THANKS?"***

    Love,
    Linda *

  66. Susan, Luv your blog! You go to great lengths to create an inviting spread and it shows.
    Your setting is red, white and blue TRUE. Really cute miniature chairs for desserts.
    Great idea.

    This week I will be enjoying viewing what others have to share. And they are GREAT.

    The threatening storms delayed my Tablescaping this week, but hope to share something next week.

    Having tea over at my place. Plez join me.
    ~D~

  67. Anonymous says:

    Susan, what a delightful person you are. I really, really enjoy your blog. This tablescape is exceptional.

  68. laurie @ bargain hunting says:

    Susan, this tablscape is delightful! Who, but you, would have thought to use those darling chairs for cupcake holders instead of candle holders? So clever. laurie

  69. Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage says:

    Susan, you make my heart skip a beat each time I come to visit you! Do you know how to set a table! Stunning to say the least! What an inspiration you are to me! You always make my day!

    Hugs!
    Maryjane

  70. The White Bench says:

    Hi Susan! Thanks for hosting!
    Your tablescape is terrific! Love love love it!
    Happy Tablescape Thursday,
    Monica.

  71. Love it all! The little chairs…brilliant! The pitcher with the flowers and flags, well that's just stunning!
    You have me thinking tablescapes with every little thing I see…it must be catching 🙂
    Thx for hosting and sharing !
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

  72. Good Morning Susan,
    I just adore this!!! The chair/cupcake holders are the best and what a fabulous idea! They are whimsical and yummy and oh so fun. Everything is so beautiful, I would love to eat at this table! Cindy

  73. Our really empty nest says:

    Wow! You really have this tablescape thing down cold!! THat is such a beauiful table, I know guests would feel so special eating off your lovely table. Cant wait to check out some of the others! Sue

  74. Kathleen at set to a Tea says:

    You are such an inspiration! I may even post a tablescape today. And yes, I adore those cute little chairs!

  75. I do believe this has been my favorite of all your tablescapes! And they've all been beautiful.

  76. You always set the most beautiful table. I think you must always be between naps on the porch!
    Thank you for hosting.

    Carolyn

  77. Susan! What a wonderful tablescape! And I absolutely love the cupcake holders! Hugs from Texas!

  78. NC Southern Belle says:

    love the cupcake chairs ! Great idea. I adore your blog and started my own blog basically just so I can participate in tablescape thursday . So fun !

  79. Cathy Miller says:

    Absolutely my FAVORITE tablescape yet. I am a patriotic sap and the flag never fails to stir my heart and bring tears to my eyes. Your story of the returning soldier made those tears run down my cheeks. Thanks so much for sharing that precious story. You are awesome and inspiring. Thanks so much from your favorite stalker!!

  80. Wow just gorgeous!!

  81. Beverly says:

    Three cheers for the red, white and blue. This is stunning.

    I think I'll go to your house for the Fourth.

  82. Absolutely beautiful Susan, even though I'm not an American (I was born in the wrong country..lol) I still love the red,white and blue. The cake holders are absolutely adorable!! I will be back with my contribution next week, this week has just been to crazy ; )
    Jannet

  83. Susan this might possibly be one of my favorite tables you have ever done. I just love it, truly!

  84. Florida Sue says:

    Oh so beautiful. It makes me feel as though I am sitting "in" the table on one of those little chairs, surrounded by a big patriotic parade in a field of sunflowers! Yes it's the feeling you evoke with your beautiful work. Bravo again.

    XOSue

  85. Cynthia's Cottage Design says:

    *GASP*!!!!

    Omg, Susan!! I am speechless! I just about fell over when I saw your table! I think that has to be one of the best table settings I've ever seen for the 4th, or maybe the best I've ever seen anytime!! You really outdid yourself, it is a true work or art and a complete feast of eye candy!!! Those little desert chairs are the sweetest ever! And oh my, the votives?!!! Adorable! I could go on forever, You are one super talented lady!

    Thanks for giving me the visual treat for the day! and loads of Inspiration too!

    Hugs and wishes for a beautiful 4th 🙂 ~ Cynthia ~

    ps: I adore the story you told too, how sweet! Yes, we owe them everything, thanks so much for sharing! xo

  86. Fifi Flowers says:

    BEAUTIFUL… you are READY for the 4th of July Celebration!!!

  87. Hi Susan!
    I have my 4th of July Table Scape ready for next Thursday. I missed today 🙂 Just could not get my act together!

    Love yours! Your little cupcake holders are way sweet! Be back next Thursday!
    ~Liz

  88. This is so cute! I love the patriotic theme!

  89. ~~Rhonda says:

    Susan, the tablescape is lovely! A wonderfully patriotic table. And the yellow flowers add a perfect note of summer. Love, love, love the little chairs. How cute are they?!! ~~Rhonda

  90. Sharing with Sherri says:

    Susan,

    I always look forward to your wonderful tablescapes!!
    This patriotic theme is just adorable! Love the the spatterware pitcher with flags, sunflowers, and pinwheel, so fun and happy looking! Your dishware combination is just perfect, and the butterfly candleholders are absolutely adorable, the little chairs too! Can I come to your house for the 4th?!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this one! Great job!
    Sherri:)

  91. The Tablescaper says:

    Hi Susan – What a great table! And the patriotic music to match!!! Love how you accomodated everyone's wishes – music if you want or not. It certainly warms my heart to know that I'm not the only with tablescaping in my mind when shopping. Thanks so much for hosting. I love the sharing and viewing!!! – The Tablescaper

  92. Lady Katherine says:

    What a wonderful celebration! I love those little chairs! What a great find! Hubby will not let me near Dollar Tree! Or I would have those napkins! Love how you used your Blue Willow with the white BL dishes, and the red dishes! Now the swirl blue pitcher, I love love, for I want one so much! Looks great in this setting! You have really put together a great Tablescape with thing you have, and a few new things! Girl, You are very creative! Come visit me! lol I am showing my dishes from Valentine Auction, well not all of them, they are still in baskets. lol I been sick last few weeks, but tried to add a Tablescape today, wish it had food! lol Love this! I going to drive soon as I am better, I got a trip planned to a 35 min away town, for just me! Freedom! Oh, that is what your table is about! Yeah!

  93. Anonymous says:

    This tablescape for the Fourth is absolutely fantastic! So colorful and those chairs…great idea.

    Thanks for sharing your ideas.

  94. Liz (The Wedding Bistro) says:

    It's rare to see such an elegant tablescape with a patriotic theme! Luv it!

  95. Libby Murphy says:

    Oh you make red white and blue sizzle! I adore those cupcake holders, they are really cute. I think it's great to get us all thinking about July 4th early! Thanks Susan.
    Happy Twirls

  96. I've been a lurker for some time now. Thank you for the inspiration. I hope to someday have a table look like yours. My table is very juvenile compared to yours. 😉 not sure if you read all the comments, but saw the cutest napkin "ring" holder that would be perfect for this setting….patriotic slap bracelets. Thanks for sharing the cupcake holder idea…just darling!!!! I have to Google them.

  97. Your table looks so wonderful. I just love those little chairs.

    Willow

  98. I LOVE that you lined the streets with flags when your neighbor came home. My PFC Ryan will be home from Iraq on two weeks mid tour leave the end of July…I am stealing your idea!!! **blows kisses** Deborah

  99. I LOVE that you lined the streets with flags when your neighbor came home. My PFC Ryan will be home from Iraq on two weeks mid tour leave the end of July…I am stealing your idea!!! **blows kisses** Deborah

  100. its so very cheri says:

    Love it all, my last house my kitchen was a patriotic theme. LOVE THE cupcake holders-gotta get me some.

  101. You are just so creative. Love your patriotic them, everything looks wonderful.
    What a wonderful idea to line your street with flags! What a great neighbor you are.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Crystal

  102. Another stunning tablescape! I've been lurking for a while now (I'm the one who emailed you to tell you the Gollum dishes were on sale) and have really been loving Tablescape Thursday! I'm going to Old Time Pottery and Dollar Tree tomorrow. Love the cupcake idea!!! Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration!

  103. I am so impressed with your followers OMG you are a popular blogger. Hats off to you. I love your tablesetting just amazing and you are ready for July 4th. Happy celebrating.

  104. The Bloom Girls says:

    Hi Susan,
    You continue to amaze me with your endless creativity! The little vintage style chairs used as cupcake holders are the cutest things ever. I hear the fireworks popping in the background and the oohs and ahhs of the spectacluars. The little ones running around with their sparklers (is that still aloud????) and smell hotdogs on the grill. You've created a perfect setting for a perfect 4th!

    Nola

  105. Girl with the Curlz says:

    Oh my gosh. Adorable!!!I LOVE everything. You did such a great job.

    Linda

  106. Struggler says:

    I love that you mixed the sunflowers in with this – it makes a very fresh, unusual look.

  107. Nancy Holte says:

    Beautiful tablescape. I LOVE the cupcakes. Easy to make, so cute, and patriotic! Thanks for sharing!

  108. The Bloom Girls says:

    Wow Susan! You have done it again! This tablescape is amazing! It makes me want to go fire up the grill and put the watermelon on to chil1!

    God Bless America!

    Karyn
    The Bloom Girls

  109. Porch Days says:

    Amazing tablescape. Where on earth do you store all your dishes and accessosries?

  110. Goose Hill Farm says:

    GORGEOUS tablescape! God be with all our service men and women!

    Blessings~
    Laura

  111. Michelle says:

    Love this idea, and have been following Joni's scapes…I think this week I will give it a try!

    I love your 4th of July table 🙂

  112. The little chairs are just too cute for words. Love the "napkins" too.

  113. santamaker says:

    Susan, couldn't look any cuter! Thanks for the headsup on the napkins, I'm on my way to the dollar store right now!
    Always inspirational!

  114. Susan,
    Very festive and colorful. Those cupcakes look so yummy! Great pictures of all your hard work.
    Blessings…

  115. Julia @ Hooked on Houses says:

    Oh, my gosh, Susan, this patriotic table belongs in a national magazine. It's gorgeous! And I'm just in love with those little blue and red chairs. What a fun idea to put cupcakes in them! I'm always delighted and amazed by the things you come up with.

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend! 🙂

  116. at the cottage says:

    Oh how wonderfully patriotic Susan. You did an amazing job!

    As usual I enjoyed browsing through your blog.

    And an early Happy July 4th. Canada's day is July 1 🙂

  117. I want to come to a party at your house!

    Your Patriotic tablescape is gorgeous!

  118. Tomarie says:

    This is the most Beautiful tablescape Susan! The "cupcake chairs" are ingenious and adorable!! Love ya! L~

  119. Susan, just love your patriotic table with the touch of the yellow sunflowers! Lovely! Wasn't feeling to great this week and also busy, so didn't get to do a tablescape.
    I will try to be with it next week!
    But this week I can just enjoy looking that way.
    Linda

  120. Miss Janice says:

    Oh my goodness, I love this tablescape…I especially love the cupcake holders! They are toooo cute:)

  121. The Quintessential Magpie says:

    Susan, this is just adorable! I can't even tell you how cute it is, but it is that and more!

    XO,

    Sheila 🙂

  122. Hey Susan, Of all the blogs I have read about any subject, THIS is my favorite page. The colors are terrific, the subject is so important, the flags, flowers, your excellent arrangement, and more. I think the idea of those tiny red chairs for dessert is perfect and they won't break if you drop them……
    i am going to bookmark this page so I can come back and look at it all the time.
    You are very talented and have quite an eye for the end product. You made my day !!!
    (the other Connie)

  123. You outdo yourself with each tablescape but this is really a beautiful one and so inspirational too. Thanks as always for sharing with all of us.

  124. Rona's Home Page says:

    I love all your red, white and blue details.

  125. once in a blue moon... says:

    you are an absolute genius at this… what an overwhelming treat to peek in here again. heavy sigh~

  126. Susan ~ absolutely amazing…every detail lovely….you're truly inspiring…

    but how in the world do you get your pictures soooooo big? 🙂

  127. Hilltop House says:

    Absolutely LOVE this tablescape… it's just great! The little chairs are amazing little cupcake holders :0)

  128. downhomeliving says:

    Your house is beautiful I so enjoyed the tours.

  129. tardevil says:

    Love the tablescape! It's absolutely fab!!!

  130. Linda G. says:

    Hello! If anyone knows where to find the cute miniature chair candle holders, please email me at lindagavin@hotmail.com
    Thanks!!

  131. Lake Charles Real Estate says:

    What a fun post, I loved the ideas so much I shared via my Facebook page!

  132. Your table is so very colorful . I am jealous
    I love the napkins where did you find them

    My mother had so sheets in an old book of the declaration of independence
    I used as placemats under some apothecary jars. I has a lot of meaning now

    Do you decorate inside for the fourth as well
    If so I would love to see some photos

    Hugs Deb

    • Thanks,Deb! The napkins are just inexpensive hand towels from the Dollar Tree, if I’m remembering correctly. Pretty sure that’s where I found those. I don’t do a lot of decorating inside other than changing out a decorative plate on my counter in the kitchen. The porch works well, decorating for the 4th with its white backdrop. I know those do have so much meaning…memories of your Mom. I hope one day my son will use things and think of his Mom. 🙂

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