We decide to have a Teddy Bear Picnic! Sorry for this picture being a wee bit squeezed. I had a better picture, but somehow it didn't get downloaded.
I purchased the picnic basket a few years ago at a friend's garage sale for only $20. It contained the red gingham tablecloth, the plates, cups, and silverware. All I had to provide for this was the guests and a few accessories!
I liked the different colors and mixed them up for some variation. Bandannas make cute napkins. I got the red one at Goodwill for $.55, and the blue for just a couple bucks at Walmart.
I made the napkin rings from a small section of an cardboard paper towel tube. I applied wood glue on the surface, then added twine which I had on hand at the house. The daisy buttons are from Joann Fabric and glued on.
Here you can see some of the contents for our picnic, including grapes, wine, and a loaf of bread. I would have added a chunk of cheese, but didn't think to get that at the grocery store.
This teddy bear belonged to my daughter when she was a toddler. From the scratched eyes, torn ear, and frayed nose, you can tell he was well loved. I think that she named him simply Teddy. I thought he was just too cute to put into storage with most of the other stuffed toys.
This is a bear that I got years ago through a Country Peddler party. I sure did love Country Peddler, but they went out of business years ago.
These little white mums looked like daisies to me. The pot is wrapped in a white bandanna and secured with twine. It usually sits on my painted black end table.
This cute pitcher was a Goodwill find for only $3. I loved the litte red roses, and the touch of red is just right for this picnic. The teddy bears and Stella enjoyed the fresh lemonade that I slaved over using
You didn't think they were going to drink the wine, did you? No, that's for ME!
Stella had so much fun throwing a picnic for her new teddy bear friends!
Everyone had a great time.
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Happy Tablescape Thursday!
Oh, and be sure to check out my two previous posts about Stella's adventures here in Ohio!