Whether you're planning a summer party with friends or a casual country wedding, it's the extra little details that can make all the difference. Don't hesitate to pull out your favorite furniture pieces to use as clean-up stations, and to use fine linen napkins for your meal. Mix casual and elegant, junky and fancy - but most of all, just have fun!
Wild rosehips fill a vintage dairy cooler atop atop an old dough table. A funky enamelware tub will hold used silverware, the wired wheeled market basket a gathering spot for used linen napkins, and a chippity old wood box serves as a recycling receptacle:
An old washer is used as the gathering place for plates on one side and canning jar "glasses" on the other:
Chicken feeders make perfect vases:
Vintage silverware is placed atop linen napkins and tied off with strips of cheery calico: