As summer comes to a close, I am taking every last opportunity to enjoy outdoor dining on the patio.
The inspiration for this patioscape is this set of mint julep cups from Two’s Company which I filled with my favorite bloom, white hydrangeas, and lined up in a row with alternating votives.
The tablecloth is seafoam green (Ralph Lauren, Home Goods).
The placemats are quilted and scalloped in green and white (J&M Garden, Madison, NJ). For the place settings, I layered silver ruffled chargers and my wedding china (Lenox, Opal Innocence) with fine white linen napkins with lace border (Summit Antiques Center) with silver crown napkin rings with some bling (Maison Decor, Madison, NJ). The silver belonged to my husband’s grandmother and is Wallace Windsor Rose, 1942. The water beverage glasses are Waterford, Allegro.
The silver champagne bucket and this silverplate tray are both from Summit Antiques Center. This mix of pairs of toasting flutes were wedding gifts (Tiffany’s). The cloth cocktail napkins are made by Harvey & Strait (purchased at Seasons, Madison, NJ).
Love the line up of hydrangeas!
My table looks so small in front of our tall holly bushes!
Some late blooming plants in our backyard…
Gotta run, time to start up the grill for dinner!
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The Style Sisters said:
Love this whole tablescape! Gorgeous details! Come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday and share your tablescape with us!
Alycia Nichols said:
Those are HOLLY BUSHES?!?!?!!! Really??? I have never seen them to big! Wow! I wish we could get holly to grow that profusely here! I love to snip it during the holidays, but our bushes are so tiny that they’re naked by mid-December! 🙂 BEAUTIFUL parade of juleps and votives! Perfect for dining out on the patio. What a serene and just all-around pretty look! I used to buy a lot of Two’s Company stuff for my store, and I miss working with them. I kept a few (OK…you got me! I kept a lot!) of items from there after retiring and closing the shop. Gorgeously sleek champagne bucket, too! Very pretty, Laura! Enjoy the rest of the week!
I so drool your champagne bucket.
Your late summer settings is the absolutely the calmness and the prettiest of them all. Honestly speaking and hand on heart.
Greetings from a chilly Stockholm,