{Designer’s Challenge} Love-The-Day “Eat Your Greens”

October 10th, 2011 in Uncategorized
Challenger – Love-The-Day
“Eat Your Greens” 



A little background, this topic is actually REALLY near and dear to my heart. My husband and I are HUGE advocates of healthy, clean eating and think it is SO, SO important to teach this next generation to eat “more greens.” I can’t even tell you how much this table represents me and how I feel about entertaining and eating in general. So in an effort to propagate healthy eating, my “Go Green” tablescape is called “Eat Your Greens.”

Party Theme: “Eat Your Greens” Salad Bar
Favor Idea:
Activity Idea: Make Your Own Salad

Tables: FREE! Made from Wood Palates found on the side of the road (don’t judge).
Tablecloth: Pulled out of my linen closet from a previous party
Place-mats: Already owned, but purchased at Target for $15.00
White Plates:
My personal tableware (from Ikea)
Glass Ice Cream Bowls: $.50 each (on clearance booyah!!) so $2.00
White Centerpiece Jars:
Found at a thrift store for $12.00 for the set (lids were cracked, but who needs lids??)
Glassware: Mason jars already owned, but purchased at Goodwill
Jute Twine: Already owned, but can purchase for $2.00 with a Michaels coupon
Coffee Filters: Found a HUGE pack (like 700) on sale for $3.00
White Iron Basket: $5.00
at a thrift store (Unique)
Wooden Baskets: $6.00 at a thrift store (Unique)
Green Basket: Pulled from my kitchen shelves. Can I use this for my “cakestand?”
White Serving Tray: $2.00 at Goodwill! Best find ever! I use it ALL THE TIME!
Babies Breath/Greenery: $12.00
Ivy:
Cut from my back yard
Food/Herbs: $35

Grand Total:  $94

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10/10/11
Frog Prince Paperie says:

I so love the way you use florals when you style! 🙂

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10/10/11
Diane {Created by Diane} says:

love it

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10/10/11
Party Wagon says:

Great theme- love all of the colorful veggies!!

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10/10/11
Katie @ Petite Social says:

This is a challenge! Love the use of coffee filters as garland! Great job!

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10/11/11
Jill {peasandthankyous} says:

Table from wood palettes – OMG LOVE!!!! It is both GENIUS and totally perfect for a party in the garden!

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10/11/11
Natalie {the knock-knock factory} says:

I think I am most Jelly of your styling skills. there I said it:)

Gorgeous work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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10/11/11
Lisa says:

The crate tables and coffee filter backdrop are to die for!! The veggies and florals are perfect together!! Just love this whole set-up!

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10/12/11
Nicolle-Libby Lane Press says:

I just want to know where this chic Goodwill is located.. I am loving that white serving tray!
Looks amazing and the coffee filters–genius.

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10/12/11
lovetheday says:

Thanks ladies! You are all so sweet. And Nicolle…most of those items were found after countless failed Goodwill trips:)! Every once in awhile you get super lucky!

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10/13/11
M says:

This is a fabulous mix of fresh and rustic. I love that the party's color comes from the food.

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