July 4th Tablescape….Country Simplicity

I don’t do a lot of formal table settings. Mostly casual around here, July 4th will be no different.

I use tablecloths a lot, even when the table is not set. Most because of the dust. It’s a terrible problem here in Colorado.  I have a farmhouse like table that is painted black. (I totally love black.) It came with a leaf that expands it into a square. I’ve had this table for many years and I still love it.  My dining area is small, so I use benches for seating mostly for that reason. Regardless of space I am planning to add a chairs to the mix. I love the mismatched look and have collected a few. Now I just need to commit on a fabric choice.

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A Very Simple Tablescape

For most of you, you have no idea how much I love tablescapes. I’ve always wanted to post on them but wasn’t sure being a sewing blog. I think I have it figure out now which direction I want to take with my blog. For over a year now I’ve been the blog hop and FNSI gal. I want to change that. Not to say that I won’t participate anymore in those wonderful groups but I really want to move in the direction of all things home.

So to start with idea I have put together a very simple tablescape. Here at my house are always on a budget. I believe pretty can be done on a budget. Just because at this moment in time things are as they are doesn’t mean that I can’t have pretty.

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