It’s been lovely watching the peonies come into bloom as the rhododendrons and lilacs fade. One sweet fragrance after another to savor.
The gardens keep producing gorgeous blooms. I believe it’s all the rain we have had and cooler temperatures. But with this rain comes indoor activities. So why not bring the outdoors in!
Add a Few Outdoor Touches to your Tablescape
Being forced to be inside because of the falling rain makes it easier for me to play with dishes. I decided to use the new melamine plates I purchased from the Pioneer Woman Collection at Walmart. The placemats were purchased from Walmart last summer and I was quite happy to see that they all worked well together. I have no idea where the napkins came from as they were sitting in the cupboard for a few years… but again I was thrilled that they matched too.
I enjoyed putting this table together. It is always a calming activity for me to play with my dishes.
Now perhaps you should give it a try. Set a pretty table for lunch or dinner. Nothing fancy… just use your imagination. Bring the garden indoors.
Thank you for the visit…
27 thoughts on “Tuesday Tidbits #178 Bring the Outdoors In”
The cycle of blooming has been so very distinct here this year, Nance. Cheers to your great colors in Pennsylvania!
Thank you Mr. Mark!
Our peonies are still in the bud stage, and I can’t wait for them to flood the hill with color!
They truly are beautiful!
What a very pretty table setting! Makes me smile — that cheery red, the pretty flowers on the napkins and mats. Perfect!
And hardly any cost to be! A win win!
Thank you for your sweet comments!
Beautiful flowers and table settings! Happy Tuesday!
Thank you! Happy Tuesday to you as well!
Nancy I love your “outside in” tablescape…so so pretty! I adore peonies but can not grow them in Florida as we have no “cold spell” to assist with the wintering of the bulbs. 🙁 Much like your Arizona home climate….but I love looking at yours! I love your Tuesday Tidbits and this one is a winner. Hugs sweet friend Kari @ Me and My Captain
Hi Kari! Thank you so much! I’m so glad I could share some eye candy with you today!
Nancy, I love your style! Gorgeous table setting. Your Peonies are lovely. Our Rhododendrons are blooming now and soon we will have Peonies in bloom as well. Hope that all is well and that you and your sweet man are enjoying the weather.
Well thank you Positive Polly! I’m so happy you enjoyed!
You must be up North if your Rhodies are in bloom now.
Nancy, your peonies are gorgeous. Did your mother plant them? Your table is so pretty, love the PW dishes. It is so hot here that I have to stay indoors. Hoping for rain this week. Happy Tuesday, dear one 🥰
Hi Pam! These peonies were not planted by her but they are still gorgeous!
Stay cool today my dear sweet Pam!
Oh Nancy, your peonies are gorgeous! How wonderful to have a garden of such beauties! I think your table is a wonderful celebration of summer, the red and white is so happy and I love your Walmart finds~ you did bring the outside in!
I am so happy you enjoyed Jenna! Thank you always for your kind words!
Enjoy your Tuesday!
Love the red tablescape! My peonies came and went in a week this year! But I loved them while they were here.
Stunning, as always! Your bright & cherry table certainly erases a dreary rainy day! Hugs to you for lifting my spirits with your blooms and decor!
Awe… thank you my dear friend! How sweet of you! You just brightened up my day!
So inviting, as always. Have a good rest of your week. Donna
Thank you Donna! And you have even a better week!
This is our first summer in OK, and I feel like I am getting a present with each new bloom I spy. Unfortunately, the winds are tough on the plants so blooms don’t last long. I enjoyed all of your red. What a great way to brighten up a rainy day!
Thank you so much for enjoying! And thank you for such nice words! Happy Tuesday!
Beautiful blooms and table settings. Good gardening skills and even better interior design skills. 🙂
Thank you kindly Judy! Happy Tuesday!
Your peonies and table are both beautiful, Nancy.
Thank you Chris.