I love creating a summer dinner centerpiece with grocery store flowers. They are inexpensive and very easy to make And are so colorful!
I love setting summer tables! When I was asked to be part of a Summer Dinner Centerpiece blog hop, it took me about a second to say yes! Summer tables give me an excuse to bring out my fun dinnerware and use lots of colors! Does it get any better than that?
There are eight other bloggers participating in this blog hop and be sure to head to the end of this post to see their incredible centerpieces. They are so inspiring!
I decided to use my favorite pink, orange, and yellow plaid placemats and I decided to use grocery store flowers. I got sunflowers, roses, eucalyptus, and some berry looking florals all in a yellow, pink, and orange palette. I love how the flowers look together and I thought they would make a great summer dinner centerpiece.
I also bought some fruits to use such as oranges, cherries, lemons, places, and apricots. I decided to put whole oranges in the glass vases and started filling each vase with flowers. I always use odd numbers of the flowers in each vase and love how they all worked together. (I own about thirty glass vases in all shapes and sizes. They are all stored in our basement and I love selecting the vases for all of my flower arrangements.)
Once I placed 5 – 7 oranges in each vase, I added the flowers. The oranges actually helped to prop up the flowers in the vase.
Then I added the eucalyptus. This was a very simple and easy process.
On our outside back porch table, I arranged four vases next to each other in the center of the table. I love how they looked lined up along the center of the table.
Then I added fresh fruit on the table alongside the vases.
I absolutely love how this came out. The bright colors make me smile and they are so perfect for a summer dinner party.
Here are the very talented bloggers and the wonderful summer dinner centerpieces they created. Be sure and follow the links to see their blog posts.
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