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It's a Jungle out There!



An animal print vase, binoculars, & a safari hat serve as the centerpiece for this big game hunter's table of mostly amber and black.



A handful of tropical undergrowth from the rain forest floor fill the vase, shooting out across the table center.


The backside of the centerpiece shows the animal skin vase a bit better.

The pointed napkin fold is inserted inside a napkin ring and then placed in the dessert dish for added height.

The party favor sits atop the plate--it's filled with chocolate wrapped candies for each guest to take home.


A few fresh flowers sit to the side in amber-colored vases.


Cheers!

A black-stemmed champagne flute holds the refreshing orange liquid. "What is that colorful cocktail?" you ask.

It is not alcoholic at all. In fact it's very nutritious and delicious. It's

It was the perfect color for this table. What entree would you serve at a safari table?


How about wild roasted boar? At least that was my entree.


O.K. so it was roast loin of pork -- close enough. :)

Don't forget to check out all the other creative tabletops


at Susan's blog on Thursday. Have fun!

27 comments:

Dani said...

What a fun table! I feel like going and playing pretend again. :) How very fun!

once in a blue moon... said...

what a great idea, very clever!

Dream Mom said...

Grrrr....(Sorry, that was the best animal sound I could come up with that I could spell. LOL! That's to let you know I was into your theme:)

What a cute table! Thanks for making it so interesting. I love when bloggers create a story to go with their themes. Your description of the centerpiece was cute!

Christi at A Southern Life said...

Roasted boar, roasted pork - pot-a-to, po-tah-to. I'm looking for the wild tiger to jump out. Very creative.

ellen b said...

Oh what fun! I love your theme and what you did with it!! You are so creative!

Kathleen Ellis said...

Wild tablescape! Great creativity!
Happy April!
;-D

Kathy's Red Door Welcome said...

I have the perfect outfit to wear to your safari themed dinner. If only I'd gotten the invitation, ha!ha! Very clever idea for a tablescape.

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

What a fun and creative tablescape!

Katy said...

Cute and whimsical, I'm sure anyone would enjoy the tablescape theme you shared here! Lovely work... beautiful! ~Katy

susan said...

This is so fun--I love animal prints! Wild boar/pork loin--aren't they the same? :)

Martha said...

Great table -- so much fun!

Shelia said...

Your table is just the cutest thing! How creative!
BE a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Swati said...

Oh, that food shot makes me salivate!

Janie's World said...

What a fun and creative table. I love the safari hat and binoculars in your centerpiece! Great job!

Kim @ Manning Family Tree said...

Very original & different. It was a nice change. Great job!

ccna said...

Hey, you have a great blog here! I'm definitely going to bookmark you!
ccent

Chari said...

Hello...

Love your tablescape!!! So fun and so creative! It's unique and I like that!!! Love that hat you used in the centerpiece!!!

This is my very first visit to your blog...I just love it! I bet I just spent the last hour going through all of your older posts...so inspirational...I got some great ideas!!! I loved the post you did about how and where you store all of your dishes...Girl, you are the "Queen" of dishware!!! Hehe!!! You really have some fabulous storage cabinets though...lucky you! I'm running out of space at my place. I sure enjoyed all of your many, many tablescapes...you are a creative and talented lady!

Warmest wishes,
Chari

Chandy said...

Very creative, Zoey! And I love the menu! Great theme to share today!

Melissa Miller said...

I love animals prints!

This is so much fun and beautifully done. :)

Joyce said...

What a fun theme..you are so clever.
Joyce

Lynda said...

Great tablescape!! I'm a big fan of animal prints, so I really like what you've done.

Susan (Between Naps on the Porch) said...

Zoey, A safari tablescape...how awesome! I love all the pieces you used to create it...and the Wild Boar looked very yummy! :-) Thanks for a wild TT! :-) You should link this for Foodie Friday at Designs by Gollum! Susan

Mary said...

what fun!!!

Lisa said...

How creative! Loved it! Need some of that boar and rice right now!

Bernie said...

Your ideas are so original and wonderful. I love this one; and I would never of thought of an animal print theme for my table. I love what you have done and I know my niece will be thrilled when I use your theme for her birthday party. Again Zoe, thank you for sharing, Bernie :)

movingonlady said...

This is so wonderful. You alway's have great ideal's I love looking at your table's

stormcloud said...

I think this is my favorite table so far. Go figure, I love anything safari! ^.^ But this is especially cool. I wish I had the stuff, I'd emulate you. So much fun!!!

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