A Garden Dinner Party with Great Friends

Dinner Party In the Garden with Friends

Welcome to the 715th Tablescape Thursday!

I’m still away visiting family but I have a delightful table setting to share for this week’s Tablescape Thursday! We are dining outdoors in the beautiful French countryside this week. On a recent spring day, Norma gathered outdoors with friends for a relaxing dinner party. She made a pretty, floral banner for this festive occasion.

Dinner Party In the Garden with Friends


Norma said, “I made the bunting from scraps of different cotton fabric that I had accumulated over the years.”

Fabric Handmade Floral Banner


This beautiful table was a celebration of spring and summer so Norma created a wonderful centerpiece for the occasion with flowers from her garden. Norma said, “Peonies are my favorite flower, especially the pink ones, and they were really the inspiration for this tablescape.”

Summer Dining with Friends, Floral Table Setting


Just look at those gorgeous peonies growing in Norma’s garden! Do you see the little bee? ♥

Beautiful Pink Peonies


In addition to floral bunting, Norma made the beautiful tablecloth and napkins, too!

Spring Dinner Party with Friends, Dining Outdoors


Love these wee vases filled with flowers from Norma’s garden in the south of France.

Spring Flowers for Tablescape Centerpiece


Spring Floral Centerpiece


For this dinner party with friends, Norma brought out her Villeroy and Boch floral china. I love how the floral salad plates look against the simple, white dinner plates.

Villeroy and Boch Floral Salad Plates


As mentioned earlier, Norma made the pretty floral tablecloth and napkins herself.

Dragonfly Napkin Ring, Floral Napkin and Plates


The dragonfly napkin rings were a find in Pier 1.

Dragonfly Napkin Rings


Such a beautiful Villeroy & Boch pattern and so perfect for spring!

Villeroy & Boch Salad Plates, Floral Design


Thanks so much to Norma for sharing this wonderful table setting with friends. Looking again at this beautiful outdoor setting, my heart hears joyful laughter and the clinking of glasses as friends celebrate the beauty of spring and the coming of summer.

Dinner Party In the Garden with Friends


Looking forward to all the beautiful table settings linked for this week’s Tablescape Thursday!

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Author: Andy Edwards