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Tuesday, August 6, 2013


I recently hosted a meeting at my house.  I set up a dessert table in the sunroom, and today, I’m sharing a few photos of that table.

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A tray for the cake

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A cookie stand

Bargain Hunting with Laurie

Plates for cake and cookies (Square Plates:  Classic Coffee and Tea; Polka Dot Plates:  Bistro Collection by Amici)

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Forks to eat cake:

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Stems for a drink


Ice and a selection of drinks to go in the stems

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A Mandevelia, brought inside for a centerpiece

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and elevated in a punch bowl.

Bargain Hunting with Laurie

Bargain Hunting with Laurie

Today is the second day for the “Getting Creative at Home” blog tour.creative at home party

Click on the links below to see favorite projects posted by today’s featured bloggers.  If you saw yesterday’s wonderful posts, I know you are anxious to see more of the inspiration provided by this party. 

Tuesday, Aug. 6:

Designer’s Sweet Spot

Design Dreams by Anne

Country Design Style

Shabby Art Boutique

Cupcakes and Crinoline

In case you missed any of the posts from yesterday, I’m sharing those links again:

Creating at Home Mon features

Monday, Aug. 5:

Copper Roof Interiors

The Crafty Woman

Colors Mixed Together

The Rustic Pig

Lilacs & Longhorns

I am having so much fun seeing all of these favorite projects, aren’t you? 

Thanks so much for coming to visit me.  laurie

I’m linking this post to Let’s Dish Wednesday at Cuisine Kathleen, Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters, and Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.


Christina Paul said...

What a lovely and colorful table! I bet your guest were delighted!

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Laurie, your really set a lovely table. I am sure your guests were impressed with the beautiful layout.
Have a great week. How's Dylan?

hidden art of homemaking said...

Pretty table Laurie...that flower in the punchbowl is great...
Love, Mona


I love this table and all the gorgeous elements, like the stems, dotted plates and the table topper is gorgeous! Beautiful Laurie! Hugs,

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Lauriem what a lovely dessert table! I am sure your guests loved it!

ellen b. said...

Fun dessert table. I really like the polka dot plates and the depression glass! That's a good idea for elevating the flower arrangement!

Dewena said...

I love the plant in the punch bowl! Your "sweets" table is lovely and I bet the sweets were too.

I'm enjoying the tour so much too.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Laurie, what a delightful table. Your attention to detail is beautiful. Love the color scheme. Summery and refreshing. Those polka dot plates are darling.
Your guests must have really loved it.
Hugs Celestina Marie

Sarah said...

Delightful in color and texture, Laurie. The dessert forks are pretty fancy! Love the idea of elevating the mandevelia plant. It all looks so pretty and colorful.

Marlis said...

Laurie, your table is so pretty, I know the ladies had a grand time. It all looked so wonderful! Love polka dots, anytime!!! xo marlis

Marigene said...

Beautiful dessert table...I love that cake tray! Is that pretty tablecloth an April Cornell?
Have a wonderful week, Laurie...

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Such a pretty dessert table! I love the idea of bringing in a plant for the centerpiece.

Carolyn said...

I love your desert table-so pretty! I have those same polka dot plates.

Enjoy your weekend,

Diane said...

Laurie - what a great tablecloth and I love the way that you mixed all of the colors together. Great job with this - all those plates and the forks are soooo special!

Kathleen said...

That all looks so pretty! Love the cloth and all the colors you used for serving your guests. I am sure they were very happy!
Thanks for linking up! Hope the baby is doing well!