I had the day off today, and since it was just Ryan and I, decided to get a bit creative and come up with something fun outdoors for her and I. We decided on a tea party, and started collecting items from around the house to style it with.
The table is actually my laundry room folding table. The great thing about creating temporary spaces, is you can use things you already have and borrow them from spaces. The vintage chairs and stools were around the house in nooks and crannies, and served as the perfect seating.
Ryan loves to play pretend so I brought out the faux bagels, and a copper tea kettle. She called them donuts, and proceeded to pretend eat them, while pouring us both tea. It was the cutest thing ever to see her enjoy a space I had created! I set two place settings, and used vintage silverware and serving ware around the table.
I added a pop of color by adding red candles in vintage brass candlesticks. The wind kept blowing them out, so we rolled with the punches. Hubby brought me home some gorgeous hydrangeas the other day, so I placed them in an ironstone pitcher, along with one of my topiaries to bring in the natural element.
I placed the table next to the corn crib and our clothing line. This little corner is my personal favorite because it has the perfect view of everything, including the playhouse area we just created for Ryan.
My sugar mold was the perfect place to store extra vintage silverware. I scored a large amount at a house we picked a few weeks ago, and have been loving using it to decorate and create gorgeous tablescapes.
Ryan played for at least an hour out here, and it was a bonus that I was able to get some cute shots of her playing! We’ve been working hard to get our farm in tip top shape, and it was so fun to get to create a cute space in our outdoor space.
This would be the perfect idea for a dinner date, having friends over, a bridal shower or any part, or even a small intimate wedding. Just add a larger table for the bigger the occasion! Next time I’ll be sure to strings some lights for an even more magical feel!