Wednesday, November 25, 2015

My Thanksgiving Table

Hello my dear friends,

I cannot believe that Thanksgiving is Tomorrow!!! Time is sure flying by and before we know it the year will be over.

On Monday I stayed home and since I was caught up with laundry and other chores (yeah me!) I decided to play in my dining room.

One of my favorite things of hosting is to decorate and to set the table for it.
Although I will not be hosting the actual Thanksgiving fest on Thursday, I will be celebrating Thanksgiving at home over the weekend with my husband and kids.

Instead of using a table cloth, I opted for a runner, and six individual place mats. They all came from Spain with me thru the years.

As I said I had some time on my hands today, so I  actually set two different tablescapes.

For the first one I chose an antique European dough bowl filled with pine cones, small white pumpkins and bittersweet branches, that I found while walking around my neighborhood, as my center piece. I also use golden coasters for the plates and my fall dinnerware.

 Then I remembered I have some beautiful Turkey plates from Pottery Barn, and what a better time of year to use them than Thanksgiving, right?

I loved the result, it looked beautiful. However, I have a massive kitchen island that I also like to have a center piece for, the big dough bowl was perfect for that job.  
For the dinner table I ended up choosing an antique Ironstone tureen filled with greenery from the yard with tiny red apples for a pop of color here and there. 

Since the runner was white and the tureen was white also, I place it on top of a round woven straw rattan place mat, to make it pop from the table, I added some branches, again from my yard, and a couple of vintage turkeys to set the gobble gobble mood! LOL!! ;)

Mmmm, I cannot wait until tomorrow to see my family and to enjoy a delicious meal. I am thankful for so many things one in particular is this blog, I really enjoy to sit and write and document my passion and love for decor and most importantly YOU, for stopping by and coming and visiting and reading about my adventures in home decor, for your sweet comments, for being there, thank you so much from the bottom of my heart! 
I wish you all a very happy Thanksgiving!

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Friday, November 6, 2015

A Fall Wreath

Hello my dear friends!

I cannot believe how long I've being gone.

I didn't fall off the face of the earth, LOL!! Life simply happened and as soon as summer arrived and the kids were off from school, there wasn't a second or quiet moment around here to sit down and write.

We had such an amazing summer weather wise, and after the brutal winter we had, we pretty much spent the days at the pool or the beach. 

Since I left it at the Spring Wreath, today I would like to pick it up with my fall wreath. 

I loved the spring one so much that I decide to go for the same thing but with a fall look.

I purchased the wreath at my local thrift store for about $3 and a bouquet of fall flowers at Walmart.

All I did was take the bouquet apart and insert each stem into the wreath. 

Easy pease!!

I'm so happy to be back,  I hope you enjoyed my fall wreath. I'll be back soon!!