A Very Merry Gathering

I just love this time of year! So many gatherings with friends and family! I wanted to share a more laid back, cozy, and rustic tablescape with you all! Does anything punch up a winter gathering more than plaid? I recently found this vintage plaid blanket, and the colors were screaming my name, “Lucy Rose, you finally found me, take me home with you!” so obviously I HAD to 😉 This is an almost-outside-gathering set up in our screen porch. The weather has been fabulous, and with just the right amount of crispness in the air I thought it would be the perfect place to hold a get together!

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When it comes to creating a table setting, I like to think of runners, placemats, and such as loose guidelines. A runner and a placemat are just fabric, so why wouldn’t a vintage flannel plaid blanket work?

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The centerpiece is this super cool, vibrant red metal tray from Curtis Creation. I used two sage bushes, also from Curtis Creation, for a gorgeous green hue, and then some wood pillars that I set tea lights on to create warmth.

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I am crazy about these vintage cod soda bottles. The colors vary, but add so much charm, and an amazing pop of color.

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I like to add moss as a bottom layer of a tray, because it makes everything feel more organic, and layers are key to tray styling.

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Using a bench on one side of the table is awesome for gatherings, because you can squeeze more people into a space and it makes sipping on coffee or cocoa after a meal that much more cozy.

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Mixing casual cutlery and fancy vintage plates is unexpected and super fun!

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To keep things from getting too much on a green/red note, I used glittery silver for the tree decorations!

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A knit blanket adds big time to the cozy factor, plus is super nice to have if it gets chilly on the porch 🙂

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Cinnamon scented pinecones smell soooooooo good, and is the perfect holiday scent! Plus they add so much texture, and another organic element to the mix!

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Thank you so much for stopping by and checking out my very merry tablescape! xoxo lr

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Birdie Farm

Birdie Farm

Hi! I’m Lucy Rose, and welcome to my farmhouse lifestyle blog!

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3 COMMENTS

  1. P.W. | 6th Nov 16

    Beautiful! Love it!

  2. Angie | 7th Nov 16

    It’s so pretty! I love the throw blanket and those blue bottles.

  3. Cheryl | 13th Nov 16

    Beautiful! Love the laid back casual feel. How lucky to have a screened in porch to be able to gather.

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