Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Artichokes at the Table

Lately I have been doing tables. I am hanging onto the last bits of summer but have removed all the shell décor and packed it away for next year. So, I am in a kind of decorating limbo. SO, tables are  what I am doing!!! Here is the latest one! I found these artichoke salad plates at Home Goods and grabbed 2. LOVE them! I knew I had the other elements for a table setting so here it is! I first started with this green runner which is the other side of a bunny runner but hate how wrinkled it looks.
 So I switched to this bound burlap one and it looks so much better and really lightened up the whole table.
 I layered 2 napkins that mimic the shades of green in the plate and placemat.

 I have had these artichoke votive holders for years and they have gotten use on many tables! I love them!

 I placed them into this green leaf bowl that is almost the exact shape of the artichoke!
 The bowl is sitting on the base of a hurricane holder!!! It adds another bit of texture to the table. I am all about texture on a table!!!
 My clear bubble glasses came out again.

 I also have these faux spears of asparagus and just casually placed them on the plates.
 The dinner plate is a square shaped plate with a brown crackle edge.
 The green runner and...
 the burlap runner
 I made the centerpiece several years ago and it lands all over the house at different times.
 These candle holders are a favorite of mine. I stole them from Joe's man cave downstairs)
 My frog pitcher is being used for water. I have really upped my water consumption this summer!!!


 The centerpiece is 3 artichokes surrounded by some white filler flowers. 3 pieces of green bamboo are placed horizontally through the arrangement.


 I hope you liked my new table setting. It will serve us well for a couple of weeks.
 
 
Thanks for stopping by. I will be sharing at these parties:
 
 
 
XO, Pinky
Thaks

13 comments:

  1. Love those artichoke plates!! Nifty table, Pinky!

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  2. Your table is so sweet, Pinky. I love, love that shade of green. It is one of my all time favorites. You always have such an eye for detail.

    Barb

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  3. Very nice table setting Pinky. Love the artichoke plates and theme. One of my husband's favorites. Sweet centerpieces too. Happy birthday! xo

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  4. Love this tablescape Pinky!...I use lots of artichokes in my fall decor and this is truly a fav of mine!
    Great find!

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  5. Love love the artichoke plates Pinky! Artichokes are not only one of my favorite things to eat, I love to use them in centerpieces. Your votive holders are fabulous!
    Jenna

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  6. Pinky,
    You did SCORE on the artichoke plates, dear friend!!!
    They are truly unique and so stunning with your other accessories!!!
    I adore the blend of textures that is your "signature" in tablescaping!!!
    Another gorgeous table setting!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  7. Popping in from BNOTP. That post-summer/pre-fall period is one of my favorite time of year to decorate--sort of a pause between seasons. I like to introduce ivory, light wood tones, and the green that you used. So I really like your artichoke plates and well, the whole tablescape. I must remember it come late summer. Thanks.

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  8. Great table! LOVE your artichoke plates and you've accented them perfectly, from your burlap runner to your layered napkins. So much coordinated color and texture. Absolutely lovely. Rosie @ The Magic Hutch

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Thanks you for leaving your lovely comments. xo, Pinky

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