Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Seeing Red (At The Table)

Lots of red with blue and white
for our everyday table setting.
My Coca Cola soda crate is replacing
 the yellow and blue Pepsi crate seen HERE.
It's filled with table necessities.
 I'm using my blue Longaberger S&P in
their basket, glass insulators for votives,
and red striped napkins from IKEA.
Another Longaberger basket holds
a few rolled stars and stripes napkins.
Blue plate chargers and blue and white 
Denmark/Franciscan dishes.
I found these red glass salad bowls at 
Old Time Pottery years ago. They've also 
been used at Christmas and Valentine's Day.
 Picnic checked cocktail napkins in a small basket.
Jean pocket coasters. I found these about
 10 years ago at a dude ranch we vacationed 
at in Colorado. (King Mountain Ranch)
 I'm using blue bandanas for napkins.
A vintage potato masher makes a great napkin holder.
Sliced strawberries.
Pretty hearts to top a spinach salad.




  1. Oh I love it. Perfect red/white/blue vignette. So pretty and the crate is perfect. Hugs, Marty

  2. Such a beautiful summer and patriotic summer table! I love the crate too!

  3. Rita, I love your red, white and blue table! The potato masher is genius! Such a cute idea. Very pretty place setting too. Would love to come sit and share a cool drink and chat with you! XO, Pinky

  4. This wonderful design will carry you all the way through Labor Day Weekend. Just darling. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

  5. I love how the crate works with your table setting, Rita May! Love both sets of napkins. Those denim pocket coasters are cute!

  6. Rita, You styled the Coke and Pepsi crates so creatively. I like the glass insulators used for votive holders, and the jean pocket coasters. Too cute.

  7. I loved your Longaberger baskets from your cute tablescape so much, I just tripped over to ebay and bought one! Your influence went all the way to Alexandria, VA!


  8. I LOVE THAT VINTAGE POTATO MASHER!!!!! The red handle is just too cool!!! What a great idea to use it as a napkin holder! CUTE coasters, too! I just love all of your red, white, and blue!!!!!

  9. Love all the red white and blue. Those coasters are so cute.

  10. I love seeing all the variations of red, white and blue this week. The pepsi crate is the perfect starting off point and I love those napkins.

    Robin Flies South

  11. I love your red white and blue table setting.. totally. The coasters are wonderful - i might have to scavenge around for some old jeans. Great table.. xo marlis

  12. That crate is very cool, love how you filled it!
    And the table is festive and just right for the 4th!

  13. I love that it's functional AND cute! Thanks for sharing!

  14. Wonderful! Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!

  15. Love that box and all of it's treasures. Hope you'll link to Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper