Sharing a dog-friendly summer patio table for this month’s Pinterest Challenge.
Hi everybody! Are your p ready for a little casual summer patio table inspiration? One of my goals this summer was to create a summer patio where we could enjoy our farmhouse table
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Cindy chose a beautiful summer table from Karen over at one of my favorite blogs, Sanctuary Home Decor.
Karen’s summer table included glass wine bottles and peonies as the centerpiece.
I have a love-hate relationship with our patio. Our patio is covered by an Ash tree that releases pollen dust onto our farmhouse table.
I used to tell my kids it was fairy dust from Santa’s helpers- checking up on them in July.
However, those same trees provide shade and hold a canopy of lights for Colorado nights.
Glass is tricky with our younger Bernese Mountain dog, Elliott. Our little Berner rescue is visually impaired and requires a wide turning radius.
So glass is tricky on the patio table. It’s all about the dogs at our house.
HOW TO CREATE A SUMMER PATIO TABLE
To create a casual table I skipped the flowers, but add potted lavender to the table.
I found a roll of burlap at a garden center. It was perfect as a table runner. My red and white gingham napkins take center stage this time of year.
To add a little more green I keep a small herb container on the table during the summer.
To add a little more green where Karen used flowers I added magnolia garland from the Fig & Company in Knoxville.
I used many of the elements from my living room tablescape which made it easy.
I love these galvanized plates and wicker placemats from my new favorite store in Knoxville (where my sister and BIL live).
My favorite cloth napkins are getting a lot of use between now and Labor Day too.
I was intimidated by this month’s challenge because my outdoor photography skills are a challenge.
However, this Pinterest challenge motivated me to photograph the patio at different times of day and play with angles a bit more.
I really enjoyed setting our outdoor patio table to work for our family and dogs. For those asking about the cloth napkins, you can find them here.
Thank you for stopping by today. Please visit Barb for her summer table for more inspiration.