alfresco dining farmhouse tablescape
School is in full swing around here so when Chloe invited us to join her alfrescho tablescape blog hop, we said yes! We thought it would be fun to share an alfresco dining farmhouse tablescape… a goodbye to summer, back-t0-school dining experience. We pulled out some mason jars, because mason jars scream farmhouse right! We layered in a few books and a recent mini globe bank thrift store find. Fresh flowers complete the tablescape and we’re ready to enjoy the fresh air, farmhouse style!
Nearly everything used for this tablescape was thrifted. The blue mason jars, globe bank, all the chairs..even the picnic table! My husband called me from work and said there was an aqua table laying on the side of the road and asked if I wanted it? He knows my love of aqua and knew that natural chippiness would tug at my heart. I loved it so much that I color matched the blue and painted my whole house the same color! What a find! Good hubby!
The mason jar glasses are from World Market, the fun “flower” gold and metal lids are from a party store, along with the gold paper straws. For the place setting, I used Pioneer Woman’s colorful glass plates paired with Walmart’s Better Homes and Gardens line of white classic plates. Love the fluted edges peeking through. Scored the Billy Balls (yellow flower poms) from this etsy shop.
I used the rusty metal lids for the boys and shiny gold for the girls. The metal mixing trend is still going strong!
I tied on paper ticket tags onto faux succulent picks then hand wrote the names on each of the place settings in black cursive.
I love the mismatched chairs and colors. I want my house to be comfortable and worn, mixing new and old. Old tells a story, new is boring (:
We live on acreage and here you can see a peek of our thriving garden! We have had so much fun trying zucchini bread recipes with our fresh produce, home grown. But don’t let this picture fool you, it was only in the 90’s in our warm Arizona summer…but the humidity was nasty! I was grateful to jump into my parent’s pool next door after I took this pictures, so refreshing!
I really like Hayneedle’s home decor selections so I used their lumbar pillows (spotted on my colorful front porch), my favorite wild throw pillow, (also seen on my front porch swing), this indoor/outdoor rug (upcycled from my family room) and these fun curtain panels that I’ve been meaning to hang for way too long.
Looking for more outdoor dining decor ideas? Here are 24 more alfresco tablescapes, all with different themes and budgets so you’re sure to find the prettiest summer tablescape ideas to enjoy the great outdoors!
Starfish Cottage | Knock it Off Kim | Life and Linda | Southern Hospitality | Everyday Living
Red Cottage Chronicles | The Little Yellow Corner Store | Ramblings of a Southern Girl | CoziNest | Love of Home
Panoply | Flourish & Knot | The Painted Apron | Dining Delight | Celebrate & Decorate
B. Lovely Events | Lolly Jane (that’s us!) | A Toile Tale | Bluesky Kitchen | Rattlebridge Farm
Please pin so your friends can implement these ideas too!
Visit more of our outdoor decor ideas like our Summer Porch Decor,
Plus more Tablescape Decor Ideas like our Floral Luncheon Decor,
and my Farmhouse Dining Room if you prefer dining indoors!
I really enjoyed this table, it’s adorable. I’d like to share it in an outdoor table round up with my readers this week. I hope that’s ok with you. Best, Ann
Sounds great, thanks, Ann! XO
The flowers look very nice, I love it, you are wonderful. I like color choices very much.
Gorgeous! I love shabby chic style #FTAF
Awww yah!! Our fav!
I’m in love with that little globe. The tablescape, too, but that globe…
I love your yellow chairs! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!
Such a lovely table setting!! Love aqua as well and all the coloured pillows and the natural elements, everything is so beautiful! And Mason Jars are amazing for every decoration, hey??
Yes they are!! We love them for anything, Katrin, lol!
Beautiful color combinations but that little globe is so cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Creatively Crafty Link Party #CCBG http://tryit-likeit.com/link-party-it
What a fun tablescape. Love the books and globe. It is always so nice to eat outdoors and when the view is nice, that makes it so much better.
What a fun tablescape! Love your combo of colours! So bright and welcoming!! 🙂
I am an aqua lover as well. Red and aqua is my favorite color combo. Gosh, that table is fabulous! I would have thought I had died and gone to heaven had I stumbled upon it. Love your farmhouse setting. Aqua ball jars are simply perfection and I have and love the Pioneer Woman line of dishes. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
What a lovely tablescape for fall! Love the touch of blue and yellow billy balls!
I love those little yellow pom poms! Did you make them? They are so sunny and happy 🙂
Thanks!! We scored them on etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/RusticChicFlowers
I adore the colors you used and everything else about this gorgeous tablescape! I would love to have you share it at our Vintage Charm link party ~ it’s live Thursday morning! Blessings, Cecilia
Oh thank you, Cecilia! We’ll come party with you!
These colors just go so well together! LOVE it!
Would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, and tips: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/
Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!
Such a pretty tablescape! Love the mix-match chairs and the addition of pillows. Visiting from Talk of the Town.
Thanks so much for visiting, Victoria!! 😀
What a fantastic tablescape! I love the little globe and your centrepiece is gorgeous (great colours). Although as a teacher… too soon! 🙂
I hear ya! Year round is great for Phoenix so we get time off during the cooler parts of the year but for other cooler climates, school in July would not be as great for sure!! 😉 Thanks for stopping by, Sarah! xo
How fun your back to school table is! Such festive colors are perfect for end of summer. Very playful!!
I love everything about your alfresco tablescape! Your porch is to die for, so warm, welcoming, and beautiful. Your dishes and details have me swooning. The colors are my favorites, so farmhouse fresh. I am thrilled to play with you this week!
This is so fresh and farmhouse perfect, love the colors and simple elements! I have those same red rimmed plates, love them! I’m so glad I finally found your link, I couldn’t find it this am. I saw your comment on one of my indoor tables, the link to the alfresco blog hop table is https://thepaintedapron.com/2016/08/04/tablescapes-sunny-summer-seaside-picnic/
Thanks for the correct link, Jenna! Not sure why we had the other one in there? Well, double the pleasure of seeing two posts 😀
It’s been a fun hop! Have a great weekend!
It’s amazing how you captured the feeling of end of summer with back to school in this adorable tablescape! The colour combo is terrific and I really like the mason jars and the globe. Your mismatched chairs add such a home-y feel to the space and the story of how your hubby found the table for you is cute. This Alfresco tablescape blog hop has been so much fun seeing all the creative ideas and yours is definitely inspiring!
Thanks so much, Lori! That table is a win for the hubby, for sure 😀 Glad we could “table hop” together!
Fun table and great color scheme. I think it’s great your husband found your aqua table. That was a great find! I’m liking your chevron drapes I see in the background too.
Fresh flowers and mason jars and the little globe plus a vintage table look GREAT.
Thanks, Bonnie! So happy to have found that silly little globe! Reminds me of my grandma’s home!
This is gorgeous, girls!
Hi Jeannie!! Thanks so much, friend!
I just love your fun Tablescape. Love all the colors and the different elements, especially the vintage globe! I have so enjoyed being a part of this blog hop with wonderfully talented ladies! Pam @ Everyday Living
Thank you so much, Pam! It’s been so fun!
What fun! Such a pretty porch, love the color of your home!
Thank you, Elizabeth! My neighbors were pretty skeptical, lol!
What a charming tablescape. I love the vintage look and the use of the bright colored pillows. It has been a long time since I have seen a globe bank. Even without the bank, your table reflects an international look by your use of various colors and patterns. Your table is so lovely and would make any summer day even sunnier and cheerful.
Thanks so much, Marsha!! I’ve had my eye on a globe bank for awhile and was happy to score it in Orange, CA at a thrift shop!
Lovely! You guys rock 🙂
This is super cute!! I love your color scheme!
Thank you, Julie! We can’t stay away from coral and mustard and aqua 😀
Such a cute take on a tablescape! I love this..I might take your idea and spin it with my own ideas! I love the little globe and the books, you really expressed your theme with those elements. The little round yellow flowers are so fun and carry through the entire fun feeling! Thank you so much for being apart of the tablescape blog hop!
Thanks so much for organizing it, Chloe! Love a good challenge and wouldn’t have had so much fun styling an outdoor table without it!! XO
Wow, love this!
Ahhh, thanks so much Debbie!
You had me at thrifting. Vintage, thrifting, antiquing…that’s my way of styling most everything I do. Love your fresh take on this tablescape, and the textiles – pillows, rug, panels – really bring it to life.
Rita C at Panoply
Yes!! Thrifting is the best part! Thanks, Rita!
Totally cute! My sister and I love thrifting, too!
Also, just read about you two and funny thing… I’m the oldest of three sisters with the younger two being Kristie and Kellie. Love it!
Oh no way! We have 2 more K sisters!! We’ve heard Kelli/Kristi combo’s a ton! Small world! 😀