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A Surprise ‘Pop’ of Color for our Fall Tablescape

Fall Tablescape with neutrals and blue!

Welcome to the Fall Festival Blog Hop – where some of the most talented bloggers out there came together to create some beautiful fall inspirations just for you! If you found us from Repurpose and Upcycle thank you for stopping by! If not, make sure to see all of the other fall decor and recipes below, we have mantles, tablescapes, vignettes and more!

For this year’s tablescape we didn’t want to do the typical orange and red fall color. While we like the colors, we just wanted to keep things simple and neutral. But while driving to an auction to pick up our newest furniture piece we came up with a great idea of what we wanted to do! We have this blue paint that is not too bright, yet not super dark. It is the perfect what we describe as “dusky”. So we decided that along with our neutrals we would incorporate our favorite blue into our table too!

We created a couple easy DIY projects just for our tablescape to help us add that fun “pop” of blue into our decor! (Watch for these DIY posts later!)  The first DIY item we created was that fabulous grain sack stripe runner. It just took a little measuring and taping – very easy.

The second DIY item was the little leaves we have scattered around! They were cut out of felt and then dip dyed with the same color blue! How neat is that?! That idea just popped into Vicki’s head while we were brainstorming!

Not only did we have the leaves scattered around the center, but we attached two together, added some string, and made a simple napkin ring to go over our beige napkins. It only took a little bit of hot glue and then they match the rest of the table.

Then for the topper of our DIY items – we painted some cheap chargers (again with that same beautiful blue) to reflect our own style. Our blue paint was chalk paint so it covered the chargers really well.

The most time-consuming part of these DIY projects was just waiting for the paint to dry!

To create our tablescape, we first wanted to decide on the centerpiece. A great centerpiece really makes the table. We like to go with a little bit of height, but not above a person’s face because we first and foremost like to see the other people around the table! So we decided to use Kristen’s dough bowl and put pumpkins and leaves all around and in it.

We went with different textures for around the table, like ceramic, wood, canvas, felt, and lace. Our favorite candlesticks also made the cut for our tablescape! They are one of our favorite items to use in decor. Pretty much the perfect rustic and neutral item you can use anywhere!

Then we added our dishes. Those beautiful white plates and bowls are simply amazing! We seriously can’t get enough of them, and adore using them in our tablescapes.

And how simple was that to create?! All of the decor were items we had on hand and if we didn’t have them – we made them!

Have fun checking out the next tablescape on the hop: Kingsbury Brook Farm and don’t forget about all the other ladies in the hop as well! See them all below, you are sure to be ‘Wowed’!

Shop this look: White Plates / White salad plates / White bowls / Candlesticks / Similar Wicker Pumpkin


Vignettes on MondayMy Creative Days
Elizabeth Joan Designs
Noting Grace
2 Bees in a Pod
Belle Blue Interiors
Farmhouse On Elder Hill

Front Porches on Tuesday

Little Brags
Life Love Larson
Hood Creek Log Cabin
Poofing the Pillows 
White Arrows Home
Celebrate & Decorate 

Fall Recipes on Wednesday

 Joy In Our Home
With Two Spoons 
Honey n Hydrangea
Brooklyn Farm Girl
Crisp Collective
Calli Girl In A Southern World

Tablescapes on Thursday

Repurpose and Upcycle
Timeless Creations
Kingsbury Brook Farm
Back to Blueberry Hill
Dining Delight
Lemons To Lovelys

Mantles on Friday

Anderson + Grant
Personally Andrea 
The Mountain View Cottage
Making it in the Mountains
Lemons, Lavender & Laundry

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  • Stacey
    September 28, 2017 at 7:43 am

    Kristen and Vicki, the blue really adds to the tablescape! The color you chose has such a richness to it. I love what you did. 🙂

  • Kendra @ www.joyinourhome.com
    September 28, 2017 at 8:21 am

    Love your tablescape, ladies! That grain sack runner is such a pretty touch and along with the leaves they add the perfect color! Happy fall!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:51 pm

      Thank you Kendra! So thankful that you asked us to participate in this hop. It has been very fun and everybody’s fall inspirations are wonderful!

  • Andrea @ Life Love Larson
    September 28, 2017 at 9:00 am

    Gorgeous layering, texture, and neutrals! Happy to be participating in the tour with you!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:49 pm

      Thank you Andrea! Happy to be touring with you as well!

  • Ricki Jill Treleaven
    September 28, 2017 at 10:08 am

    I love the simplicity of your table with just the right amount of blue. So pretty!

    Linking from Poofing the Pillows,
    Ricki Jill

  • Jamie | anderson + grant
    September 28, 2017 at 10:44 am

    Aren’t dough bowls the best thing ever when creating centerpieces?!?! Your entire tablescape looks very pretty and I’m in love with your DIY runner!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:48 pm

      Thank you Jamie! And uh..yes..dough bowls are the best! 😉

  • [email protected] Bleu Interiors
    September 28, 2017 at 11:52 am

    I love blue,and this tablescape is just beautiful! Happy Fall!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:47 pm

      Thank you Shannon! Happy Fall to you too!

  • Marci Schneider
    September 28, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    Love your tablescape! Our runners are very similar! Happy Fall!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:47 pm

      Thank you so much Marci! We both have great taste in runners then!

  • Lindsey
    September 28, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    This is so stunning! I just love your touches of blue.

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm

      Thank you so much Lindsey 🙂 We are so happy with how the blue turned out!

  • Lindsay
    September 28, 2017 at 3:27 pm

    Your table is so pretty! I love your runner!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm

      Thank you so much Lindsay! We love it too!

  • Jen @ Noting Grace
    September 28, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    I love this tablescape so much! Chock full with DIYs that my heart loves! Awesome job!

  • Lori
    September 28, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    That is a fantastic shade of blue and looks great for fall with the neutrals. You certainly DIY’ed a lot of projects for this t’scape and they all turned out wonderfully. Great napkin rings and love that they coordinate with the table perfectly. The centerpiece you put together works on so many levels including the height one you mentioned – pet peeve of mine is too tall centerpieces. Happy Fall!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:44 pm

      Haha, that is a pet peeve of ours too! Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving such kind words, Lori!

  • Holli
    September 30, 2017 at 10:32 am

    I love your neutral with a pop of that beautiful blue! So perfect and so my style! 🙂

  • Vicki and Jenn 2 Bees in a Pod
    September 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    We too are big fans of blue and white so needless to say we love your beautiful fall tablescape! The color you chose is gorgeous. The table runner is super creative and a wonderful project. So fun touring with you. Happy Fall!

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:42 pm

      Thank you so much Vicki and Jenn! We are so happy to have done this tour with you as well! This is our very favorite shade of blue 🙂

  • Chloe
    September 30, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Your table is absolutely lovely, and I think I might have to try some of your DIY’s! I would never have guessed the runner was homemade, it looks fantastic, and those felt leaves are gorgeous! What a welcoming table for family and friends.

    • Kristen & Vicki
      October 1, 2017 at 7:42 pm

      Thank you so much Chloe! We are so glad you love all of our DIYs! we were so happy with how they turned out 🙂

  • Erin- Lemons, Lavender, & Laundry
    October 2, 2017 at 7:33 am

    Love this tablescape SO much. I’m all about neutral with pops of blue! The grain sack table runner turned out so well… totally thought you bought it! Love the dyed leaves and painted chargers. Everything blends beautifully with the centerpiece. Got this one pinned for sure!

  • Carol
    October 2, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Your tablescape is beautiful…..love, love, love those pops of pretty blues!

  • Beverly
    October 2, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    Lovely fall tablescape. I used blues, greens, and neutrals for the last few years for our breakfast nook. It’s nice to have a bit of a change of pace. Thanks for sharing at Snickerdoodle. Pinning to our autumn decor board.

  • Sandra
    October 4, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    So pretty and now I’m ready to paint some chargers! Beautiful table and the color blue is a lovely touch.

  • Marie
    October 4, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    I love the pop of navy! What a great complimenting color for a neutral autumn tablescape. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous seasonal decor with us at Merry Monday this week!

  • Christina Makri
    October 12, 2017 at 4:28 am

    I love blue color all year around and it is on of my colors for fall! Your tablescape looks gorgeous! Thank you for linking up at Sweet Inspiration Link Party

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