Sunday, August 4, 2019

Sailing Away Tablescape

Since boating season is still in full go on our little lake, I was inspired to do another nautical table.
I had passed up this pair of seagulls twice at Hobby Lobby, but the third time I could no longer resist. The fact that they were now 50% off helped too!
I had some scraps left of this fabulous Come Sail Away Designer Series Paper from Stampin' Up! that I thought would make really cute sail boats.
Then of course I needed something to put a little salt water taffy in for a favor.  So I made these simple little totes and attached an anchor I stamped and cut with the Sailing Home Bundle with some nautical bakers twine.
These are the dishes I keep out all summer, they just go with the kind of rustic lake vibe I try for in our home!
I littered the table with some drift wood pieces, nautical knots and bottles!
I know summer is just sailing by!! 
 I hope you enjoy these last few weeks of the season!

Sources:
Tablecloth -no idea- it's about 20 years old!
Placemats and napkins - HomeGoods last year
Chargers - World Market - my husband gave them to as a Christmas present several years ago
Plates - Dillards - on clearance about 3 years ago - these were a steal!
Bag of Driftwood - Michaels craft store
Flatware - World Market several years ago- but I believe they still carry it
Napkin Rings - The Peddler, Walnut Creek, Ohio
Nautical cement votive holders - Walnut Creek Cheese
Blue Tumblers - Target last year

Ann @ Corner of Plaid and Paisley
Ann @ Corner of Plaid and Paisley

My mother was a fabulously talented sewer and I inherited her love for fabric. In the past few years my interests have grown from fabric to paper and now to dishes too! I just love prints, polkadots, plaids and paisleys- hence the blog name. I am also a Stampin' Up! demonstrator.

5 comments:

  1. Ann, this is a beautiful summer scape. I always enjoy a nautical theme, and these blue and white dishes and linens are perfect. Happy sailing through August!

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  2. So beautiful Ann. I love how you perfectly coordinated everything, even down to the favors. Very creative. Love the blue and white dishware. Happy August.

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  3. I'm loving this, Ann, particularly the stripes and plaids! Such a pleasing mix of patterns and materials. The sailboats you made are so cute! By all means enjoy the rest of summer -- for us summer weather will last until October.

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  4. This is too adorable Ann, my favorite part is the sailboats, too cute!! Your guests will want to take a sailboat as well as the salt water taffy tote! Love the simple blue and white with the driftwood and rope accents...unfortunately Summer is sailing away too quickly!
    Jenna

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