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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Red White and Rooster-4th of July Tablescape

I am celebrating the 4th with a sentimental trip to my farming days!  We used to spend the summer working the gardens at my grandmother's and selling our vegtables at a roadside stand.
What started my inspiration was the Hen!

I saw her in a shop down in Amish Country, didn't buy her, started on my way, got about 2 miles down the road and turned around to go back and get her!  She was just too cute to pass up. 

 I also bought the litttle white rooster and hen at the same shop.  I found the red ceramic egg carton on sale at Target. 

We sold green beans, carrots, peppers, and tomatoes.  July Fourth is too early for corn on the cob around here - we used to say "knee high by the 4th of July".

I banded my candles with some denim I ripped in strips to get those frayed white edges and added some button stars, flags, and white flowers.

 At the other end of the table I placed some flowers in a Coca Cola wood box I picked up at Walmart.  I loved the little red collander from Marshalls, which I filled with snap peas.
I used red bandanas from Hobby Lobby as napkins, and the tablecloth was something I had - I believe it was from Kohls.   

Half of the fruits and vegtables I used on this tablescape are real and the other half are fake!  Can you spot the imposters?
I hope you all have a wonderful time celebrating our great nation's independence!

I will be linking this post to the following parties:
Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage
Seasonal Sunday @ The Tablescaper

11 comments:

  1. I love the red and white check and bandana napkins. Beautiful 4th of July table!

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  2. Cute chicken. Glad you went back to get her. ;-)
    All of your red, white, and blue makes me smile.
    Happy 4th! ~ Sarah

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  3. What a fabulous patriotic table! I love that rooster & would have turned around to go back & get him too.

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  4. So fun! Great to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  5. Great table and love the rooster and eggs.

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  6. Nothing better than fresh summer veggies for the 4th! I've turned around and gone back too at times. Good choice!

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  7. Where in the world do you store all your cute finds?? You must have a attachment on your garage LOL!!!
    Another great table Ann.
    Happy 4th!!!

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  8. Did someone say rooster?Gosh how cute is your table. I love it. Thanks for your sweet comment too on my blog.

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  9. Hi Ann, Your checks, paisleys and the glorious stripes on the flags all work so well together. This is a wonderful table--I love it. I think that cute hen was happy to see you come back to get her--she's smiling! I have done that too--screeched to a halt to go back, and I'm never sorry. I always stop at roadside veggie stands. The best produce comes from home gardens I think. So nice that you have that memory. I'm a new follower! Linda

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