Something tells me I'm not alone in wanting to banish winter.
A Recipe for Indoor Sunlight:
1 bracing cup of Yorkshire tea
1 dash of green
1 jolt of yellow
A dozen sweet, pink kisses
1 new attitude with a pinch of realism
In a way, this is colorscaping rather than tablescaping. The prettiness of pink makes us feel young and carefree. Yellow possesses warmth and good cheer. These colors are natural pick-me-ups.
I pulled out the vintage glassware, which is so clear and pink it resembles candy.
Next, I added pink and white vintage napkins.
A room with a view is a nice touch, but a vivid imagination works, too.
In a deep drawer, I found faux cabbage leaves and used them as placemats.
I'm feeling cheerful already. How about you?
While I was taking photos, the ducks waddled to the pond.
Nature teaches us use what we've got and to carry on as usual, whether the sun shines or stays hidden.
Over 100 tabletop ideas can be found at Tablescape Thursday, courtesy of our talented hostess, Susan, author of Between Naps on the Porch. Tablescape Thursday is like a Design and Garden Show, only with dishes. Take a notebook with you as you blog-hop from one table to the next and prepare to be enchanted and inspired.
"Desert Rose" pottery by Franciscan
Vintage glassware, napkins, napkin rings
April Cornell tablecloth