Inspiration comes in many forms. Sometimes it's the time of the season, sometimes it's the tableware. Today it's tea towels, with an exuberant print that's perfect for them to be used on the table as runners/placemats.
and cherries run riot on the cloth.
I couldn't have resisted this bird!
Joining him are these napkin rings, last used here.
I thought the salad plates reinforced the theme of summer's bounty. Although I haven't used these in a post before, I have featured the dinner plates.
I've used this flatware since I treated myself many years ago. I never tire of it.
The green wine glasses, garden candlesticks, and napkins bring out the colors of the leaves.
The centerpiece is lush and full, made more so by adding camellia leaves from the garden and golden rudbeckia. I'm finding lots of reasons to use the rudbeckia this summer.
I placed these wonderful botanic trivets on either side of the table for the serving dishes. I also have larger ones which use a different type of leaf.