1. Pink Tabletop Shopping List

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    How pretty was the blush tablescape in Monday’s post? Seriously when that photo shoot ended I wanted to cry at the thought of taking the table apart, it was so pretty I just wanted to take it home with me! Since a lot of the pieces were actually rented for the shoot, I started browsing online for things to buy to re-create the look at home. For those of you throwing a garden party, bridal shower, or girls dinner, here is your shopping list to create this perfectly girly look!

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  2. Host a Fall Dinner Party: Harvest Inspired

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    Now that Fall has kicked off, I am excited to start creating an array of harvest-inspired tablescapes for my upcoming dinner parties. And, what I love most about these tabletops is that with all the fabulous Fall veggies in stores, you really don’t have to go crazy on flowers to create a beautiful centerpiece arrangement!

    For today’s post I partnered with Pier 1 to create the perfect Fall Tabletop and I was ecstatic because I have been eyeing their copper collection, like their Moscow Mule Mugs and matching pitcher for some time. {See my moscow mule recipe here.} They also have some the cutest décor pieces, like this chalkboard sign that reads “ Gather Family & Friends” – which is totally my motto because I am always about ‘the more the merrier’ come the holidays {this one I bought in-stores but they have a similar option online here}. I also thought that their Antique Scroll Dinner Plates meshed perfectly with the rustic vibe, while simultaneously dressing it up.

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    To create this table I really got busy with my DIY’s. Since moving into our house I have been having way too much fun spray-painting. So here I spray-painted magnolia leaves gold which I placed along-side a DIY hand-printed menu card and sprig of eucalyptus at each seat. I also spray-painted pinecones and mini pumpkins in white to ensure that the look was more ‘harvest’ than ‘Halloween’. The centerpiece of the table was an assortment of staggered candles and on either end of the table I stacked my Fall veggies on beds of gold magnolia leaves {on the front end even using a cake stand for added height!}. The last sweet detail was placing a sprig of rosemary in each napkin which I secured with a string of burlap. The green ties back to the pops of greenery in my squash and adds that fresh smell of Fall to the dinner table!

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    Come dinner time I always have the lights dimmed, candles lit, and the music playing. As the weather cools down and we head into Holiday time I am all about cozying up with the classics. Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, you name it. Then since moving to Nashville I have started embracing country, so as we wrap up dinner and head out to the porch to enjoy a few more drinks outside I transition to some of my country favorites.

    Tonight’s Spotify playlist includes {click below to play — um, how cool is that?!}

    Cheers to the perfect Fall meal!

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  3. Host a Fall Dinner Party: Fall Vegetable Centerpieces

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    Hosting a dinner party in the Fall is easy thanks to all the festive Fall veggies sold at the grocery store. Pick up an assortment of squash, gourds, and pumpkins to make a quick and easy centerpiece that instantly sets the tone for your tabletop.

    On my Fall tabletop I started by creating a ‘table runner’ of eucalyptus branches down the center of my dining table. I place a large white pumpkin in the center {I prefer one in white so it looks more like Fall and less like Halloween}, and then created a small vignette on either side with flowers and gourds. For flowers, as I mentioned in this post, there has been a transition to looser ‘unkept’ flower arrangements {envision wild flowers} so I created arrangements of whites and greenery {I recommend Fall-friendly flowers like Chrysanthemum or Dahlias, Amaranth, Queen Anne’s Lace, Eucalyptus, and Bayberry}. Alongside the arrangements I stacked clusters of different colored pumpkins and gourds and sprinkled a few pinecones on top!

    **Great tip – While I bought the pumpkins at the grocery, I collected pinecones from my garden. So before placing on my table, I placed on a baking sheet and baked at 350 for fifteen minutes to kill off any critters!

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    For my table settings, I chose Juliska Tuileries Garden Placemats, World Market White Baroque Plates {it’s a whole matching set of dinner plates, salad plates, and bowls}, Villeroy & Boch Blacksmith Flatware, and Juliska Amalia Wine glasses. The main dish, a delicious casserole was served in a festive ceramic pumpkin casserole dish.

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    The finishing touch was a Fall cocktail {which I will share in the next week}, a mixture of apple cider, peach, and whiskey! I placed them on a tray over to the side on my buffet table, and used some of the leftover branches from my tablecape as garnish! Now all we need is a cool breeze to kick this dinner party into motion! Cheers!

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