I bought this fabric a while back with no clue how I would use it. I decided three yards was enough for any number of possibilities.
It’s not an outdoor fabric, unfortunately. Wouldn’t it be fun for porch pillows? How about making a bench or swing cushion out of it? If only it were the right type of fabric for that.
While deciding where to use this fabric, I followed one of my 2 Easy Ways to Sew Table Linens and threw it over the table as a backdrop. I’d wanted to set a gardening themed table for Spring for quite a while now, and the gardening tips make me smile.
Last year, on clearance at Ross, I bought this watering can that has holes for mounting on the flat side. Thought I might mount it to a fence or something.
But before getting it all icky outside, it was perfect for holding the not-so-colorful Dutch iris. I cut them last week during my photo shoot for What’s Blooming Wednesday #11.
I gathered some greenery that’s still potted for planting in the yard later when it’s warm enough. Usually it’s warm here already, but we had some freezing temperatures at night recently, so I’m waiting.
I think later this week it’ll be time for planting in the ground. Some gardening tools, gloves, and hat stand at the ready.
Florescent pink duct tape wrapped around the nipper handle helps me find them when they get lost in the dirt, grass, or mulch. How many of those things I’ve lost before using this easy trick!
A bunny pot inside the terrarium is ready for a flower planted inside.
The concrete bunny you saw in my last tablescape (All Things Easter – a Tablescape) maintains his position before sniffing his way into the garden.
I brought my yellow rose napkin rings out for the setting. The brown burlap ribbon is perfect with the brown in the table cloth.
Roses go with gardening, too, but I finally dug up my rose bushes and shared them with someone who has more success with them than I do. Sometimes you have to admit defeat and let go…
The carrot salad plates are part of my Easter dish collection found at T. J. Maxx many years ago.
I found the garden themed dinner plates at a thrift shop last year. You can’t hardly beat $1 per plate.
The Wally World rattan chargers fit the table setting. The flatware is a cheap set from Wally World for summer outdoor use.
I’m using the Dollar Tree stemware again. That smokey gray is hard to beat!
I set this table last week, so it was ready for Easter. It’s really amazing how the flowers have lasted a full week.
Changing the water often helped, I think.
I love candles burning, even during the daytime. Do you?
Does this inspire you for gardening this Spring – maybe at least a little? Does it get you in the mood to set a garden-themed table of your own? I’ll bet you have some fun things to add to yours.
I’m sharing this post at Tablescape Thursday. Click the title to checkout the wonderful tablescapes this week.
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