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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Pool Entertaining

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Welcome to The Tablescaper.

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In honor of Kathleen’s party,

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SUMMER FUN…

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I couldn’t think of anything more fun…

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…than relaxing by the pool.

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Unless of course,…

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….you want to be…

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…in the pool!

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pool 052 It’s been a hot one this summer.

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And we all need some time…

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…to cool down!

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Just the colors of this tablescape…

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…cool me down.

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Now don’t get me wrong…

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…summer is rushing by way to fast, …

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…but you’ve got to keep your cool!

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TIP: To stay cool, dress your table in cool colors!

I’m partying at: Let’s Dish at Cuisine Kathleen's;Yvonne at Stone Gable for Tutorials, Tips and Tidbits; Open House Party at No Minimalist Here; Katherine of Katherine’s Corner for Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop; Kathy of A Delightsome Life for Home and Garden Thursday;Sheri at The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home; Susan at Between the Naps for Tablescape Thursday;Courtney of French Country Cottage for Feather Your Nest Friday;Alison of Stuff and Nonsense for Fridays Unfold; At the Picket Fence for Inspiration Friday; Cindy at My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday.

- The Tablescaper

41 comments:

Barbara F. said...

Now this is summer living, I would not want it to end if I had access to a gorgeous setting such as this! The blue glass is stunning, love everything about this table. xo

Entertaining Women said...

Gllug, glug, glug....could you please, pass me an appetizer in the pool. I'll get out in time to be seated at your glorious tablescape. I always am drawn to the aquas and water blues. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

Just beautiful! It looks fresh and cool. amazing right down to last detail on the silverware. Love it!

Blondie's Journal said...

This is such a refreshing tablescape...perfect for poolside. I am loving all the cool blues and glass. I'm ready to jump in though!!

XO,
Jane

The Decorative Dreamer said...

Huh-uhn! How did you do this? I love it! So pretty, right down to every last sparkling blue glass detail. I especially love the pretty glass napkin rings fisheys. Very refreshing! :)

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

So pretty to see all the waterside tablescapes. Love those cool pool blues. I just want to dive right in.

Magnolia Blues said...

What a beautiful tablescape! I truly love the color blues you used in your beach theme. Absolutely gorgeous.

Gigi

Judy Bigg said...

Love the colors for your beach theme. Wish I was sitting at the table, you are using my favorite colors. Beautiful as always.

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Such beautiful colors! - they match the pool water to perfection! Lovely setting!

Barefoot in Blue Jeans said...

Ahh, so refreshing...the pool and the blue and white tablescape. Love it.

Gina said...

Beautiful table, cool & refreshing! It looks like it's actually placed IN the pool too.

Susan (My Place to Yours) said...

Really nice!

kitty said...

I feel cooler just looking at your pictures! Love the grilled shrimp, too, from your earlier post. Yum.

Elaine said...

Oh, it is so cool and refreshing! Love the blue glass dishes and napkin rings! Very cute flatware, too!

Sarah said...

Oh, now this is refreshing! I could dive right into that cool table. Beautiful glass dishes and loving all the blues and aquas. This table is summer fun at its best! ~ Sarah

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

What a cool and refreshing table :o) Love all the blues and aquas. I'll bring my swimming noodles and join you.

allisamazing said...

Your table looks so cool and refreshing!

Alycia Nichols said...

I LOVE those napkin rings!!! I must have them! You don't need them anymore, do you? Of course, you don't! Just mail them right on out to me right away! :-) Very pretty table that makes me want to just take a dip. Hope my neighbor doesn't call the police! :-0

Marlis said...

Gorgeous.. that aqua has certainly cooled me down! Love the photos with the pool in the background. Loving the cooler colors.. Happy Dog Days.. xo marlis

A Walk in the Countryside said...

I love your tablescape with all the pretty blues! I'm a new follower!

Texas Tea Party said...

Lovely pool setting and hope you stay cool! The aqua glass plates are wonderful for a salad and then a refreshing drink in the turquoise goblets after a swim! Pretty pool party tablescape!

Thanks, Pam

Mary said...

I feel cooler already staring at your inviting blue water and beautiful poolside table! Summer at its best!

Infuse With Liz said...

Ahh.....such a nice color palate! I do love these colors too! I love the silver color mixed in with the cool blue... To think I sold a large shell similar to yours on Ebay. I was so silly to let it go!

tablescapesbybev said...

These colors are aboslutely beautiful! I always love your tables, and this one does not disappoint.

Barbara said...

Oh, the color! It cools me off just looking at it. All the blues are just so refreshing. Those napkin rings are adorable!

Tanya@takesix said...

The perfect place for dinner. Love those cool colors. I sat my table by the pool as well. :)

Sandra Lee said...

The hot flashes are driving me up the wall today and these cooling pictures are perfect!

All The Pretty Dishes said...

Beautiful, I love the matching pool in the background. You really should be a professional photographer.

˙·٠•●❤Sh@KiR@ ❤●•٠·˙ said...

Wow..I am speechless!So inspiring and wonderfully done. Great photos!
Mine is here
Have you an AWESOME WEEK!
hugs
shakira

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

Glorious--I love the silver starfish and seashells, the little aqua glass pebbles in the huge seashell. I'd love to eat a wonderful leisurely meal here!

SavannahGranny said...

So pretty thanks for sharing. A dip in the pool would be nice. Ginger

Honey at 2805 said...

This looks so cool and inviting! Love the wonderful, soothing colors and all of your gorgeous details!

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Wow, that is so beautiful - simple and inviting :) Very refreshing!!
Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

PAT said...

I am loving these gorgeous cool blues! Beautiful poolside table!

Crystal Grandeur said...



Fallen in love with the cool blue.amazing.the star fish the shell and the napkin rings so lovely.thank you for this share.:):):)

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Wow! This tablescape seems to be floating on water - such gorgeous colors and textures - I LOVE the napkin rings! I appreciate you sharing this awesome tablescape with Home and Garden Thursday,
Kathy

Kathleen said...

Love those colors and the stems are wonderful!
Yes, summer is going way too fast, it flew!
This is a beautiful table to celebrate this season!
Thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

Dianne said...

I just want to dive right in! Perfect in every way. Dianne

xinex said...

Your pool water looks like it is gushing unto the table. So refreshing and cool!..
Christine

Marigene said...

Cool refreshing colors...love the napkin rings!

Sherry said...

Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
Sherry