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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Beach-Inspired Tablescape

We've been going to the beach a little more often. 
 That gave me inspiration to have a little beach-y theme at home.
I started with a Longaberger 36" table square in
 the Shoreline pattern.
Grabbed a tennis can filled with napkin rings from my stash.
Used the matching Shoreline napkins.
The blue plate charger that I got at IKEA for $1.99 (HERE) 
and the white shell plate found at a Texas thrift store for $1.00 are added.
Glass scallop shell bowls were 10 cents each.
A lighthouse salt and pepper set.
My Longaberger wine basket is trimmed with a Shoreline garter. 
A few shells that I picked up at the beach last week
 are tied on with a thin ribbon.
A boat shaped basket holds sugar and creamer,
with room for an ice tea carafe.
I used two Longaberger small picnic baskets for the centerpiece.
They have matching Shoreline liners and handle ties.
 I added several large starfish found at a beach shell shop.
Shell votive candles are from Partylite.
Place setting.
Breakfast nook gets a beach look.

Have a Good Day!
Rita

17 comments:

  1. Love love love your table. The baskets make me want to take a long drive to the beach. Love the table covering and the napkins and the rings and the dishes. It is all so beachy cool!

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  2. Love the beach theme tablescape! The picnic basket centerpiece idea is awesome...and I love all the special touches that makes this tablescape complete... the starfish, the shell plate and the lovely shell tablecloth. Great post!~Poppy

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  3. Life's a beach and you captured that breezy, carefree feeling so perfectly!

    I especially love the boat as a holder for the creamer and sugar. So cute!

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  4. It looks PERFECT!! What would be the perfect food for this tablescape...I wonder?

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  5. This looks like such a relaxing table. Thanks for sharing

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  6. A beach in the breakfast nook! It all looks as if we are having a picnic on the shore. Thanks for sharing this charming table setting. ~ Sarah

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  7. this is just perfect. I love the setting. Everything came together to create a beachy feel that I love!!!!

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  8. Hi Rita, Thank you for sharing this beautiful tablescape at my party! I love the beach theme and what a pretty view of your pool.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  9. Wow, makes you want to put your feet in the water! The little boat basket was the finishing touch! Thanks for sharing!
    Blessings!

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  10. So beachy -love it! The baskets are a great touch too!

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  11. What a prefect setting! Makes me wonder what food did you serve ? So soothing to the senses to read your blog!

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  12. Rita,
    This is beautiful! I love a beach themed anything. Just a gorgeous tablescape. I am ready for the beach! Thanks for linking this up! Would you please put a link to the HSH party in your post. Thanks!
    Sherry

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  13. What a great tablescape! You have really captured the beach theme. I love your Longaberger baskets and liners as the centerpiece. The white seashell dinner plates are quite a find. I also love the blue goblets in this setting. It's all very lovely!
    Tammy

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  14. Hi there,
    I popped over from Susan's place for TT (I didn't do a tablescape this time but wanted to see all the pretty settings and this one is so refreshing! Very light and breezy beach feel.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Terry

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  15. Ilove it and now I am ready to find a beach! Such cute little S&P shakers too! :D

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  16. Hi Rita, wonderful tablescape. the view from your breakfast room is wonderful! Feels like your right on the ocean. Thanks for linking up with VIF! xo Debra

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  17. Rita, your tablescape is beautiful. I love the soft yellow with blues--romantic!

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