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Casual Farmhouse Tablescape

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March is in full swing! I can’t begin to tell you how ready I am for spring! I am over the cold and non-stop rain.

Today’s post has me totally itching for the change in seasons. A huge thanks to Amber from Follow the Yellow Brick Home for organizing another fabulous tour. These tours have been wonderful in that they are fairly frequent meaning that I’m bringing you decorating ideas from our home on a more regular basis!

green decorating

Today’s tour is all about bringing a bit of green into your home. I LOVE green!!!

I don’t decorate for St. Patrick’s Day, but I sure love to use green in our home. Greens are a great way to usher in a few spring touches into your décor for an early nod to spring.

If you are joining me from Marty at A stroll Thru Life, welcome! Don’t you just love Marty’s home and style.

My contribution to using greens today is not over the top or holiday specific. I approached this tour with an everyday look that you can perhaps throw together as well.

table

I shopped our home to bring this tablescape together. The only thing that I did purchase were some new everyday napkins.

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Napkins are a great way to update a tablescape. If you go back through old blog posts of mine, you’ll find that I use a lot of the same runners and placemats. Napkins are an excellent way to change up a look for the seasons and holidays. This runner wrinkles when you look at it! That's ok with me…..if gives it a more “vintage” look.

Also on OSH!  French Country Kitchen {Tour}

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Decorating Tip: Collect cloth napkins in varying patterns and colors for unique tablescape. Napkins are an affordable way to change a look for your table.

apples on table

These faux apples have been a home décor staple for many years! A couple even have teeth marks where Woods and his friends took bites back when they were in elementary school! He’s now 22!!!!

apples

These faux apples are great in a dough bowl like this or regular bowls, urns and trays!

plates

Would you believe that I have never used these adorable salad plates for dining. They have been on display in a glass cabinet for years! It was my intent to shop my house for this post. I pulled these out immediately and washed them.

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plates

This tablescape is very simple and casual. When you think tablescape, fancy and over the top for the holidays comes to mind. Keeping things simple means that you can do something nice for a totally doable everyday look.

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Ideas for Decorating with Green

  • Throw pillows
  • Throw blankets
  • Candles
  • Books
  • Moss balls
  • Apples – faux and real
  • Eucalyptus
  • Plates
  • Art
  • Boxes

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My white plates are ironstone from the thrift store. They were a total score!

Decorating Tip: Consider white dinner plates. Then you can easily change the look with patterned salad plates.

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kitchen

Salad plates are so much cheaper, and you can usually find them at your discount stores such as Tuesday Morning and HomeGoods! They can become quite addictive to collect.

It’s no secret that green is my absolute favorite color! We purchased a large set of this green glassware many years ago. We have several sizes and shapes. They are oversized and make a great statement.

Also on OSH!  No-Sew Floral Spring Pillow

I created this video of a tour of our kitchen! Please share it on social media!

Be sure to visit Décor to Adore up next. Laura has such a beautiful home featuring her vintage treasures! Be sure to follow below for the entire tour lineup!

Tour the other homes with green inspiration!


 

 

Here are the tour links as well!

 

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30 Comments

  1. Christy – your breakfast table is one of my favorites, and this post just confirms it. Those salad plates are so unique and charming. I have never considered using salad plates as a focus on a table setting; you bet I will start now! I love those green goblets; they are just beautiful!

  2. Love these tips! Those napkins are wonderful and you are right, a great way to change things up!! Such a pretty table. I cracked up about the boys biting the apples years ago!!

  3. I love dough bowls and the apples fill it up nicely. The plates are perfect for a farmhouse spring tablescape!
    hugs,
    Jann

  4. Just beautiful! Are your ceilings original to the house? We used to own a home, well my parents did, and the entire house was done in knotty pine. I loved it even as a child. It was quite large too.

  5. I’m new to your blog – and I was so inspired by your post today. I shopped my house and found bits of green decor here and there, which is now styled into vignettes. Thanks for sharing.

    1. I love hearing when readers try things that we’ve shared! I hope you visit again. Happy Easter and thanks so very much!

  6. Christy your home is absolutely beautiful!! I loved the faux apples on your table, and I think its sweet that they still have the teeth marks from when your son was a little boy! So precious!
    I’m so happy to be joining you on this hop!

    Larissa

  7. I love your simple spring tablecape with the green apples in a dough bowl— farmhouse perfection! I just remembered my faux green apples yesterday after I had already worked on my post. The little farm animal plates are darling.

    I love your home no matter the season. Everything looks so welcoming and full of love.

    Thank you so much for sharin’ your green with us! Have a beautiful spring!

    1. Thanks so much! It is vintage from Ebay for around $100. I took a gamble on it and it’s one of my favorite rugs!

  8. Those apples do look real! Such an easy, fresh centerpiece for spring. And yes, white plates are such a foundational table setting element; you can use them for any season and mix and match with other sets. Love your kitchen eating area with the planked walls and tongue and groove ceiling; what a fun are to set a pretty table. I’m hoping for this kind of space in my next home;) Fun hopping with you again!

  9. I love your simple early spring tablescape! The apple centerpiece is perfect, and those plates are just too adorable! So happy to be hopping with you!

  10. I was distracted from your table because your home is so beautiful!! The apples are a beautiful pop of green for St. Patrick’s Day! It’s been fun hopping with you! Angelina

  11. Beautiful table, Christy! I love the animals on salad plates that you used. That was a good find from shopping your house. I laughed out loud when I read that some of your apples have teeth marks in them from Woods and his friends.

    Paula

    PS – I think on Instastories you mentioned staining or painting your wood paneling. I think it’s beautiful as is.

  12. Christy, I love the simplicity of your table. The green apples are perfect for this time of year ~ they look so real! The plates are adorable and could be used in so many color schemes. I know it’s not part of the “green” but that farmhouse sign above the window is amazing. Thanks for sharing your ideas on the blog hop.

  13. What a lovely space, Christy! The apples add such a wonderful pop of green! I have several apples with little teeth marks, too lol!

  14. I enjoyed your spring tour video. Those plates are darling! With so many blogs and Instagramers featuring white kitchens it’s refreshing to see your wood tone cabinets. It inspires me to keep mine as is.

  15. I so love your home and your tablescape is so perfect too. Those salad plates are so fun, I would use them everyday. The apples are such a great centerpiece. I have some and never think to use them. I need to get them out.

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