Summer Entertaining

Entertaining Ideas for Summer

Rustic summer tablescape. Entertaining family and friends by setting an easy to do tablescape

Summer Entertaining. Are there two better words in the English language? Spending time with friends or family.

Dining and delicious food and cold cocktails.

Rustic Tablescape for Summer

I've been thinking that "G" and I need to have a 4 day weekend. It's been years since we went on vacation.  Somewhere that we can drop a pole, catch a fish for dinner. Enjoy a sunset on the lake.

Summer Breezes, that's the thought behind this tablescape.  I don't really want to equate it with my week.

Summer Entertaining Ideas

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you put your cat in the fridge and the milk in the litter box?

Summer table setting with white dishes

Because if I owned a cat, that likely where it would have ended up. Luckily today is a new day, so the dog is probably safe.

Rustic Dining Ideas for Summer

The placemats were found as a set of two, including matching napkins at a local junk and salvage store. The chalkboard name plates are from JoAnn Fabrics, along with the beads.

I simply bought two packages of large beads and put them on a string. Easy peasy, done in ten minutes! 

So far this is their second debut on one of my tables. If you missed their premiere, where they made their way into an antique chicken feeder with peonies you can see that here: Dried Flower Tablescape

Summer tablescape ideas

tablescape ideas and inspiration

Table setting ideas

It's supposed to be a hot one today for those of us in the Midwest. So I am getting outside early for some Gardening Chores, so I can chill in Central A/C when lunch time hits.

Dining room inspiration for summer entertaining

Stay cool!