I've seen a lot of twig and bamboo placemats in
magazines and blogs and I love the look.
They work for summer,
They can be casual or dressed up.
However, they can be a bit pricey. I've seen them for $10-12 apiece and I just didn't want to spend that much. Happily, I found some at Goodwill a couple of weeks ago. Six of them for $2.50 each. That's more my budget!
Even though summer is upon us I kept with the warm tones of the bamboo and used my Wedgwood Old Chelsea dinner plates. I received 8 salad plates as wedding gifts and then found 8 dinner plates at an estate sale. The flatware I also found thrifting, it is Hampton Bistro.
I love these chocolate brown linen napkins, they belonged to my grandmother.
I added a sage green burlap runner that I made recently and I still have a few centerpieces left from my daughters wedding 2 years ago.
These are goblets by Lenox in the Antique Brown pattern. Very rich looking.
So there is my summer tablescape inspired by my new
I like to party with