Sunday, August 25, 2019

Farmhouse End of Summer Centerpiece

Summer is almost over now, well, unless you live in Texas like we do, then you have about two more months of hot weather to go.  Nonetheless, in the decorating world, Summer is coming to an end and I've created an end of Summer centerpiece for our dining room table.
I normally just shop my stash and use what I have and this time was no exception.  I just used a few vintage items along with a few new items and this is what I came up with.
This old fruit sieve was my Mamaw's and I treasure it for sure so anytime I can use it in my decor, I do!
I used our everyday Pioneer Woman dishes to style my centerpiece and I may or may not have had a piece of cheesecake after the photo shoot! ;)
That cute little bee block was made by yours truly for another little vignette I set up to honor National Honey Bee day a while back.  It's two sided and I used the other side for that set up.  You can see that right here on my Instagram feed.

The sweet little Ball jar is my favorite in my collection.  It so perfect I can't stand it! :)  Those blue jars with the zinc lids are fun to look for too!
I won these beautiful napkins in an Instagram giveaway, the sweet little vintage doily gets used a lot in my decor and that little bunch of freshly dried Dill was from my garden this year.  It's tied up with a piece of twine.  The old vintage fork is part of my collection. I'm always looking for beautiful old silverware, but rarely find it at affordable prices.
I created this cute two sided block in about 15 minutes flat and now I want to make more of all kinds.  I grabbed the "S" block for Summer and the books just happened to match my color scheme I had going on here.  I love decorating with books!  These are a few more of my fork collection and of course I'm slowly but sure gathering old silver trays for a project I have in mind.
I get all my flowers from Walmart and the Dollar Tree. They are affordable and they look nice too.  I have a giant stash of all kinds of flowers and greenery that I can pull from when creating these centerpieces or any arrangement for that matter.

If you loved this idea and want to save it for later, be sure to pin it to your favorite Pinterest board.  I have a Pinterest board all set up just for Farmhouse Decor Ideas and I'm pinning something new every day. Won't you join me?

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It doesn't have to be done all at once.  It is a slow process in the works! C-ya next time!


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    1. Thank you so much, it was fun to put together! :)

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  2. Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Congratulations! Your post was my feature pick at #OverTheMoon this week. Each Hostess displays their own features so be sure to visit me on Sunday evening and to see your feature! I invite you to leave more links to be shared and commented upon. Please don’t forget to add your link numbers or post title so we can be sure to visit!

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    1. Hi Marilyn! Oh my goodness, thank you so much! I'm truly honored to be featured! :)

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  3. Love your simple and sweet centerpiece, DeeDee... the orange and aqua are so pretty. Hoping to add these colors to my kitchen for the fall, too! Be sure to come by TTA tomorrow, as your post is one of my features! ;-)

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    1. Aaah, thank you so much Julie, you're too sweet! :)

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  4. Hi DeeDee!
    This is such a cute idea for a centerpiece. I love the flowers in the sieve - and how special that it was your mamaw's. I'm just letting you know that you are one of my features this week at Homestyle Gathering link party. Thanks for sharing! I hope to see you at the party this week!

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    1. Hello Kim! Thank you so much sweet friend, that is quite the pleasant surprise! I really appreciate your kindness! :)

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  5. DeeDee, I love your outside of the box decor!! Simply beautiful! I’m featuring your gorgeous decor at the TFT party this week! Thank you for sharing with us!

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