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  1. This is so festive and pretty! Love it! I’ll be featuring this post at Thursday Favorite Things tomorrow. 🙂

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Wonderful; thanks, Pam!

  2. Love your patriotic vintage tablescape, Lora! Those star molds are so eye-catching! Thanks for sharing at Tuesday Turn About. I’m happy to be featuring your post this week!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Wonderful! Thanks, Julie; glad you enjoyed it:)

  3. Roxanne Becker says:

    I would love to sit at this birthday table for the USA! It’s just so FUN! I could just see guests enjoying a piece of apple pie, asking for the story about all of your decor items. It’s a real conversation table. It did make me smile that the Vintage Women’s Hymns book made it to the correct person!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Definitely, Roxi! I was so excited when I opened it and knew it needed to be worked into my 4th of July decor:) Thank you!!

  4. Wendy McMonigle says:

    What a wonderful tablescape, Lora. I love all of the vintage details, and those painted blue firework flowers are perfect! are they Allium? They were picture perfect.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yes, they’re Allium’s. Think I need to plant more every year; I love them in the Spring! Thanks, Wendy:)

  5. My fave was the spray painted alliums! Just perfect! I was going to suggest twisting patriotic colored star garland around the red clip-on candles to make them look like fireworks, but I just loved the alliums! Your bugle is very reminiscent of my grandfather’s WWI bugle; I used it as a laying down vase for patriotic colored glads at a country fair years ago! I love how each place setting was different; I am TOO SET in my ways to even have thought of that! My problem is I love the layers of dishes and HATE washing dishes! Have a glorious 4th!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Yes, doing a mix and match table is a great way to enjoy dishes when you have a lot of them, like me! And it creates kind of a quilt on the table. Fun to hear about your bugle; I don’t know anything about this one, but thought it looked old, so I liked it:) Those alliums just made the centerpiece; so happy to have seen that idea! Thanks, Kathy:)

  6. That is so cute I love the star molds for napkin rings, your illiums that you painted and your cute jugs with flowers and so much more. Mixing your tables settings were so pretty. Okay, I could go on and on, just know you did a great job, as always!!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Marlene! I’ve been enjoying looking at the table all set all week:) Happy 4th!

  7. Lora your table styling is fabulous. I love all the mix and matching. It always makes for the best plate stacks. We are both dishaholics my friend. Funny we both spoke of it today. I also recently saw the Allium flower firecracker hack and wanted to do it but could only find really expensive options on-line so I filed for next year. lol. Yours look great. I never saw them at TJs but you bet I’ll look for them next year. Thnx for sharing with us today, loved eveythung! XO- MJ

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, MaryJo! Yes, had fun working the alliums into the centerpiece:) Your tables always inspire me, so I thought it would be fun to do a table for the 4th.

  8. OMG, Lora! I don’t even know where to start.
    Ummm vintage dishes…yes please! Give me ALL o f them. I too head straight to the dish aisle at the thrift store 🙂 The mix and match look of it all is SO charming.
    BRILLIANT idea to spray paint those flowers…they literally look like fireworks!! SO cool!
    I just love you and EVERYTHING you do turns to gold. You are genius.
    Thanks so much for joining us this month!!

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      You’re so sweet, Rachel:) Thank you, friend! It was fun to join you ladies and I really enjoyed styling the table for the 4th. Happy 4th!