Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Snacks and Iced Tea By The Pool

I am still pretty busy so I just did a simple tablescape by the pool. Tablescape Thurs. is hosted by Susan of http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/ and it is one of my favorite memes. Please visit her and her participants. You will see a lot of creative tables.
We have been swimming everyday since the pool was done. I prepared iced tea just to cool us off and a few peach cobbler, brownies and Oreo cookies to snack on. I bought the mermaid pitcher set at Marshall's in Baton Rouge
about a month ago. AJ loves mermaids so I thought I would use the set during her visit.

Then, I found these mermaid candle holders at Marshall's in Florida and I thought they would be perfect to use with the mermaid pitcher set.

I just took this pic before dark. I love the light in the pool that changes to different colors. It's more evident when it is darker.
Thanks, Susan, for another week of tablescaping. Thank you everyone for stopping by. I sure enjoyed your visit!

40 comments:

food with style said...

so cute! i am such a kid a heart, i love the mermaids~

Cindy said...

Hi Christine,
I'll be right over! Honestly, your pool looks so lovely and inviting and how perfect with the Mermaid pitcher and cups! Such beautiful blues, I just love this! Hugs, cindy

ellen b said...

Hello Christine,
This is so great for the poolside! Love your mermaid cups and accessories. Great colors! happy TT to you!

Shelia said...

Hi Christine! OH, this is just precious! Your pool is beautiful and I love your little mermaid table!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Oh yes, Can I come over too!

Everything looks so inviting!

marty39 said...

Oh Christine, the yard looks so pretty with the big patio and the pool is stunning. I'm so glad you are enjoying it. The mermaid pitcher set and candle holders are so cute and whimsical. I love them. So pretty. Hugs, Marty

Christi @ A Southern Life said...

Love those mermaids. So cute and looks very refreshing!

Christi

Kathryn @ Bonafide Southern said...

What cute little mermaids! I love your candle lantern too...so cute! Happy TT to you!

Cathy said...

I love the poolside table...everything is sooo pretty!!! The dishes and candlesticks are darling!!!

Wonderful!!!

Enjoy!!!
XOXO
Cathy

mythoughtsmyvoice said...

What a way to relax. And to have a mermaid set to use - fun! :-)

Li

Chandy said...

I think it looks great! I love mermaids and those look so adorable! Tell AJ she's so lucky!

Lorna ~ Lace and Ivy Cottage said...

Hi Christine,
I love the mermaid pitcher and mugs! The pool looks so inviting. I wish I could take a dip to escape the triple digit heat we're having!

Sares said...

I am sitting here in pure ENVY! It looks so serene and beautiful.

A Hint of Home said...

What an inviting setting. So relaxing and soothing sitting by the pool. Love you pitcher, glasses and candlesticks.

Eileen said...

Oh, this is wonderful out by the pool! And the colors on your table coordinate so well with the color of the pool! This is a great summer/pool tablescape!
And I love how it all looks in the candle light too!
The dishes are adorable!
All the best,
Eileen

Liz said...

A perfect pool side table scape! I love the mermaid serving pieces!

~Liz

bj said...

Your table is just delightful and your new pool is beautiful. I can see why you go in it every day. So would I !!!

Melanie said...

Love this ... So fun for summer!

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

I'd enevr leave that pool! ;o)

Very cute & creative 'scape Christine...love that cake stand!

Terry said...

Very beautiful, I love those mermaid dishes.

Mary@Boogieboard Cottage said...

I love your mermaid tableware and it looks so pretty next to your pool. This looks like a resort spa getaway! :O)

Just Breathe said...

Looks beautiful. What time should I be over?

Mari at Once Upon a Plate said...

I love this! The elegance of your pool setting with the whimsy of those darling mermaid pieces ~ it's perfection!! Very nice job ~ thank you for inviting us in. :)

Brenda said...

Okay, I will just come out and say I'm quite envious of your gorgeous new pool and the surrounding trees in the background giving you such a sense of privacy. That being said, you did a great job coming up with details befitting said pool. The blue in the table setting is PERFECT against the water in your pool.
Brenda

Queenie said...

Hey Christine!
Your pool area looks so inviting, and I love the little bistro table that you have dressed up with snacks...it's so pretty and the theme is perfect! I answered your question on my comments on my blog...thanks so for stopping by for a visit. I hope you have a great weekend!
Big Hugs,
Queenie

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Christine, I love the mermaids.. so whimsical... your pool sure looks inviting.. would love to grab Bailey this w/k and scoot on down.. lol.. wouldn't AJ and him have fun while we're having fun??? hugs ~lynne~

Allidink said...

Nice! I saw that stuff at Marshalls! Did you see the giant mermaid platter?

All the best,
Allison

Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

Too cute !! I love peices like that for the outside, such fun . Thanks for playing my let's talk about it game. Be sure to play next time too. smiles

Really Rainey said...

Your pool came out fantastic! And I just adore your mermaid ceramics! So cute and fun for around the pool!
Have a great week end!
~Rainey~

Denise said...

What a great set, I'd love to buy stuff like this, I just don't have room to keep it? I might have to do some clearing out, I'm rather obsessed with tablescapes now and I've only just done my first one. Hop on over if you get a chance.
Hugs Denise

carolinajewel said...

Gorgeous pool area and what a fun set of mermaids for your mermaids!!! :D Jewel

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

This is really cute! Love the mermaids, so unique!

Your pool area is just beautiful!

Katherine

Candy said...

What perfect dishes and accents for a pool side snack. Too cute!
Please come back by and see what I picked up today ;-)

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

How cute! Christine, I love your mermaids by the pool. Perfect! laurie

Michelle@Sweet Something said...

Wow that pool looks great and the mermaids are too cute!!

SmilingSally said...

The mermaids go well with your new pool.

Bill said...

Hi Christine,
The mermaid theme is wonderful! It's perfect for your poolside setting! Always fun to stop by and see you, and I appreciate your visits and comments so very much ... hope your weekend goes well!
Bill

Kathleen said...

Love those mermaids!
It all looks good, Christine..
The WHITE tablescape event will be on Aug 25th..I told you I would let you know!
Hope you can make it!

Sharlotte said...

Hi Christine,
I love this table! The mermaid pitcher, mugs, and candle holders are too cute! Everything looks so bright and fun. I'm sure you and your friend had a wonderful time.

PS I also love your lamp centerpiece. It is gorgeous!

Sarah said...

Enjoyed your tablescape by the pool. The mermaid pottery is such fun!

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