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Sea Themed Tablescape

We had a dinner party the other night and it was revolved around seafood.
I dressed the table in a pretty turquoise tablecloth.

Tweet: #Aqua

I used my plates from Kohls.  I added some netting to make it look more beachy.

I also bought this cute seahorse candle holders at Kohls.

I created two water towers for the table.
 I hot glued some burlap around the bottom of the vases and added a starfish.  Inside, there is colored marbles, a tropical scene and shells.  My husband added a few drops of blue.  I finished them off with white floating candles.  They made an awesome  display of lighting.

Pier 1 is where I found this  beautiful pieces.  Salad bowl and pitcher.

I need to work on my photography skills.  My husband says we need to buy another lens....LOL
Happy Monday.
I will share the recipe I made soon.  Cajun Seafood Pasta.  The dessert was Chocolate Yummy.

You may have noticed I changed my blog theme again.  Gotta love Fall!
I may be tweaking things here and there in the next couple of weeks.
I also have a new blog design to show you.  Mama Jax's blog, a very talented artist who lives in New Orleans.  Ron from Uptown Acorn referred her to me.  Thanks so much Ron.
Stay tuned for Mama Jax's blog reveal....

I am joining the following link parties:
 Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings the Heart Of Your Home
Make It Pretty Monday @ The Dedicated House
Table It @ Rustic and Refined 
You're Gonna Love It Tuesday @ Kathe With an E 
Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters 
The Scoop @ Confessions Of A Plate Addict 
 Inspire me Monday @ Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
What's it Wednesday @ Ivy and Elephants

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  1. How much fun is that. I'll be the guests were blown away by the color and the theme!

  2. have lucky guests..Nothing is harder to photo than an indoor table w/ lights..away from natural light.
    I would not only need a new lens.
    I would need a professional camera crew..and their equipment and knowledge:)
    You were able to show us the whole feeling and I would not even think of a new lens:)

    I have 3 of those tall vases/I bought them over 15 yrs ago..for exactly the purpose you are using them for..Do you think I can find any round floating candles anymore ? Not 1 round.. candle can be found.
    I see pink roses yellow nice white round candles.
    I like putting fall things in the vases.. vines..etc..
    They are all on hold:)
    Love the look!

    1. I've seen the round floating candles at Target, Walmart and Hobby Lobby. Sometimes they are in the wedding dept. Good luck!


  3. This is such a pretty tablescape! That turquoise tablecloth sets the stage for an elegant beach look!

  4. Beautiful, Linda, as always. I absolutely love the bold color that you have used.

  5. I LOVE your dinner parties and will be sitting right here waiting for those recipes!!!

  6. Your guests must feel very special to sit at your table...I love aqua tablescapes! Gorgeous, Linda. Those are the cutest candle holders.

  7. Oh Linda, your table is so beautiful! I love all of the different colored blues - it's quite enchanting :) Have a blessed week! Hugs

  8. Wow I love the theme and colors you used. The shiny tablecloth material looks like water- the water towers you created are cute and the fishnet really pulls the sea theme together. Those plates are perfect for this and the stemware is beautiful. I bet it was a fun gathering- especially with this themed table!

  9. I love this so much. You know I am in love with anything beachy. I am also so happy that you liked working with Jax. xo

  10. What a gorgeous table and I am sure your guests were in awe of it....gorgeous dining room too!!1

  11. Love the table-scape, and the dishes are so pretty!
    You are lucky you live near department stores, and can snag such great pieces :)

    Thank you for the visit to my blog, and for following..... I appreciate it.
    I am now following you as well, and looking forward to reading more of your posts!

    Have a great day!!

    Smiles :)

  12. Sweet Linda...first and foremost: 'you look gorgeous in your new picture' young and beautiful!
    I'm so happy you look wonderful and are feeling so well.
    Your turquoise table topper and entire table I'm sure was a hit with your friends as it is stunning!
    Thanks for coming pretty lady.

  13. Absolutely beautiful ~ as usual! Love all the colors and your dishes are wonderful! I know your guests are thrilled when they receive an invitation from you ~ :)


  14. Gorgeous table, Linda!!! Love the beach theme and your beautiful accessories. Look forward to the recipe!!!

  15. What a table, Linda! The netting really adds that beachy look and those cylinders are spectacular. I can just picture them all lit up.

  16. Your attention to detail always makes your tables extra special, Linda! The blue water, the netting, the gorgeous bowls and pitchers! The colours are so fun and it must have been such a fun atmosphere in such an extraordinary setting. You truly are inspiring, WW. Lots of love to you, sweet friend. xoxo

  17. PS. I'm loving our fall colours! Warm, cozy and vibrant all at the same time. :)

  18. What a spectacular table! Love the colors! The entire room is so pretty!

  19. Hi Linda, I am in love with this tablescape. The color and all the details are beautiful. Your guests must have been raving. Your home is just gorgeous!!
    Love your new header too.
    Hugs and Blessings

  20. The blue is stunning, as is the room. Love the chandelier.

    Thanks for stopping by and following along on my journey. I'm always happy to return the follow and look forward to browsing around on your blog.

  21. Oh Linda, first of all, aqua is my very favorite color and second, beach tablescapes are my favorite! Where did you ever find those aqua glass mosaic like chargers? Gorgeous! Love your water towers too!

  22. How nice to meet You :) Thank You for stopping by My blog.What a lovely home You must have.Your dinning room and tablescape are beautiful .So interesting and enticing that You develop blogs. I can tell Your blog is very updated,looks great. Denise

  23. There's nothing more than I like any better than a beach theme. So very pretty. Thanks for stopping by White Lace and Promises.

  24. I just checked, I've been Your follower for a long while.Sorry I didn't recognize Your blog.I don't think it shows up on My blog roll very often.

  25. Beautiful! The netting is an especially authentic touch!

  26. Hi Linda,
    Wow, this is quite the table. Love the colors and those cylinders with the candles. Very nice.
    Lovely and fun table. Also love the plate have some very neat coastal pieces.
    Nice job.

    Glad to hear you are doing well hon.........Thanks for answering back today.
    Blessings, Nellie

  27. Linda the table is fabulous. I have fallen in love with this color the past two years and could just live in it too! Your tablecloth is luscious and the netting on the top is the perfect touch. What fun pieces from Pier 1. Those salad servers are incredible. I bet everyone wanted to know where they came from. I would rather be living this way all year than moving toward ....(you know, snow!! Shhh...)

  28. Linda I just died for this tablescape, it's so fresh and breezy, the color scheme reminds me of the blue ocean water from the beaches I used to frequent as a child so inspiring..... Great job.

  29. Dearest Linda!

    I LOVE THAT STARFISH PLATE! And the aqua colors are of my favorite shade. I could live with this theme any time of year!

    I am so late. School is WILDLY busy, but it's always a respite to come to your table. Hugs my friend! Anita

  30. Hi Linda!

    Wow! What a fabulous dining table! The colors and details are awesome. I love how you used the fish net to give that earthy or shall I say "seaworthy" look to the table. Everything came together perfectly Linda, but then your tables are ALWAYS masterpieces!!

    Blessings, Edie Marie

  31. Hi Linda. Beautiful table. Your guests must always be so happy to have been there. I don't often see you that much anymore for some reason and I miss seeing all your beautiful posts so I've signed up to receive by e-mail. Hope it works as sometimes it doesn't always..Happy Thursday..Judy

  32. I love Sea Horses, Sea Stars and other maritime motives! A lovely theme for your table :-)

  33. What a beautiful table, Linda! Love the turquoise...I bet it's really gorgeous with candlelight! The water towers are great addition...very creative!

  34. Love, love your tablescape, Linda! Gorgeous! You always put together the prettiest tables!

  35. Your table is just stunning. What a beautiful job you did. I know your guest loved every bit of it.
    Your photos are lovely...I've been told to never use the flash...and I do my photo editing in PhotoScape...they have just about anything you need to lighten photos that might be too dark, to sharpen the photo, just so many things and it's fun....course, PicMonkey is wonderful, too.
    So, you may not need new lens after all...:)
    Thanks for coming by my place.

  36. Hi Linda, what a gorgeous tablescape. You are so creative, how lucky to be a guest at your home.

  37. Wow, Linda -- this is just so creative as well as beautiful and festive --- all rolled into one! Love the floating candles in the blue water the best. Bet everyone had a fun time at this dinner. Well done! Catherine (newest follower of your blogging adventures!) :)

  38. Fabulous! You are really creative Linda. I love this seaside dinner party theme, really cute and fun!
    I love the idea of the net and the candles and plates are really funky.
    You know how to host parties Linda. Well done!

  39. Linda, you have been a busy lady. Your dinner parties are fabulous, and I know you enjoy setting such pretty tables. Your blog looks great dressed up for fall. xo

  40. I don't care for seafood, but I *LOVE* your table setting. That turquoise is beautiful.


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