Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Beach Dreaming Tablescape


Welcome to Red Couch Recipes.  I hope you had a great Memorial Day Weekend.  We spent it in the southern part of our state where it was sunny and warm -- palm trees, but no ocean.



Sand Hollow State Park is a good substitute -- I love to swim in lakes.



So today I bring to you a simple beachy table. 
Just a simple fish plate on a turqoise plate.


I took some beachy elements from my daughter's dresser -- the large glass shell and the crab.


I filled a glass candle holder with some shells, glass pebbles, and a candle.


I love these new "everyday" glasses I was given by my family for Mother's Day.  Here is my "bubble glass" view.


Just another side view.


Thanks for coming by my Red Couch to view my Beachy Tablescape -- the next best thing when you don't have a beach.

Posted with the following:  Tablescape Thursday

27 comments:

Julie Harward said...

That is beautiful and so Summer-like..love it all. We went south too and it was so great! ;D

Marlis said...

Joni. i love those fish plates, I have a few myself!I especially love them on the turquoise. great placemats and shells too. Your new glasses, well they are pretty neat! Many Blessings, marlis

once in a blue moon said...

love the bubbles, so beachy keen~

Jeannine said...

Great outdoorsy table. Beach theme makes me long for REAL summer weather.

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Fabulous table, Joni! The colors are wonderful.

Love the fish plates!

Barbara F. said...

Beautiful table, Joni. I love turquoise. BTW, I am in love with your state, just from the few blogs such as yours, Julie Harward, and Art & Alfalfa. I can't wait to visit one day.

Danielle said...

Beautiful tablescape. I wish I was there!
I love your blog : )

The Tablescaper said...

It is time to start dreaming of beachscapes! Yours is marvelous. Those glasses are just mesmorizing.

This week is my second blog-aversary and I'm hosting a "Where do you keep it all?" party on Sunday. I'd love to have you join me.

- The Tablescaper

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love these wonderful colors, they do feel beachy! The fish plates are so cute! I would love this tablescape anytime!

The White Farmhouse said...

Love the bluey turquoise color that you used. Very pretty table! Great job!

Entertaining Women said...

I love beachy tablescapes, but I always seem to veer away from them because I don't really prepare any fish recipes....well tuna salad and shrimp cocktail are in my repitoire...Sweet Mister doesn't eat fish...bummer. Anyway, your color choices sing beautifully of the sea and sand...I like it! Thank you for sharing your lovely design...by the sea or not. Cherry Kay

Sherry said...

This is so pretty. I love the sea glass colors! Beachy tablescapes are the best.
Sherry

1 Funky Woman said...

Love this, love the colors!

Megan

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

Beautiful! I love the cool colors and those wonderful glass fish plates.

freerangegirl said...

What a gorgeous setting and view! Looks like you had a great time.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

I noticed your new glasses right away Joni, too fun! Looks like you had a beautiful Memorial Day! It's nice to set a pretty table, even on vaca. I remember a lady growing zinnias in Cape May, I'd stop and pick up a $2 bouquet for the table all the time:@)

Poppy said...

I love your beach inspired table Joni, especially those aqua fish plates. I've been looking for fish dinner plates but I've not had any luck so far...and all the colors are so soothing... loved it. the shell collection is awesome... I love beach decor.. reminds me of the ocean so much.Thanks for stopping by with your lovely comment... and yes those are Currier and Ives "Old Gristmill" pattern dinner plates manufactured by Royal China.... I love 'em..the hubs and I got it from a country auction we attended years back. Have a great weekend! Come and visit soon, would love to have you.~Poppy

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Life with L said...

Your table is charming. I always enjoy seeing a beachy theme, ocean or not. The colors are wonderful. love the glass crab and your new bubble glasses.

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. You did a beautiful job on your Tablescapes for the beachy theme sweet lady. I love your dishes and your glasses for the theme Great Job.
I hope you have a lovely weekend.
XXOO
Diane

Bonnie said...

I feel like I'm in the Carribean again. So bright and summery. I need summer right now. Will it ever get here?

Becky said...

Love your theme!! I did a Beach Tablescape, as well! I love this "beachy" color! :)

Patti said...

You captured the colors of the sea!! Beautiful tablesetting. I also scrolled down to see your patriotic cookies - so cute!

La said...

Hi Joni!

I Love the blues and the bubble glassware is very cool.

Have a great weekend!

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

"Beautiful, The turquoise and white with the shells and your plates ARE PERFECT"! They spell BEACH! LOVE the pictures AND YES that is a beautiful lake...Thanks for taking us along.
Hugs,
Donna

Sue said...

Lovinn' the bubble glass and the turquoise plate~so pretty!

Sarah said...

Beautiful table, Joni. Love the turquoise and the bubbles. ;-)
~ Sarah

Beth said...

Joni, This is a lovely tablescape! It is so colorful - pretty in blue! I am really liking those fish plates.
Have a wonderful week!
Beth

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