It’s warming up here in the south, and it’s the perfect time of year to enjoy dining alfresco. We have been eating dinner outside a few times a week, and I know once school is out, we will want to enjoy other meals out here as well. I was so excited to partner with Old Time Pottery to create a beautiful outdoor entertaining space!


I always have a great time shopping at Old Time Pottery!! I love perusing the aisles and seeing what stands out. I was inspired by this beautiful marble and gold serving tray and decided to plan my table scape around it. Of course I snagged the matching round nesting trays and square stand to go with it! Wait til you see them all together.


In keeping with this gold and marble tray, I found some other warm neutrals to add in the mix. The table runner and placemats are vinyl, making them ideal for outdoor use. The plates are the perfect greige color, don’t you think? And I chose these striped kitchen towels to use as napkins because we all can use a larger napkin while enjoying summer foods!


I placed the gold and marble trays down the center of the table, topping them with a vase of flowers and charcuterie items. A few of our favorites are Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, crackers, almonds, and grapes. And of course, you can’t forget a special drink!


The square marble and gold serving piece was the perfect spot for a bottle of bubbly.


The oversized napkins {kitchen towels!} add the perfect texture to the placemats and tablerunner.


I am so happy with how this table scape came together!! And I had so much fun shopping at Old Time Pottery to find all these beautiful pieces. If you need me, I’ll be enjoying this lovely outdoor dining space.

Written by Alieta Casey


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