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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Spring Table Vignette


I needed to add a little greenery to the wood tones of the kitchen table, so I began by cutting a strip of display moss to fit in the center of the tabletop. Then I wrapped some ivy and miniature roses around the tops of the glass candleholders.


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Using a white cake tray, I topped it with real, yes real, grass from a farmer’s field! It smells so good and fresh and spring-like.



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Here is a close-up of the grass and some little itty-bitty speckled eggs that I mixed in throughout.


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This little ceramic bunny seems to be looking up, as if for some sort of approval. Do you think he’s asking, “May I have a jelly bean?”


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The other bunny, replete with finery around his collar, is checking out his brother. He probably would like to have a piece of candy, also.


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This rusty, old bird statue seems to be pecking at the grass, looking for her eggs.


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This is another view of the first bunny.


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I cannot wait to delve into this stash of jelly beans on Easter Sunday. My Lenten sacrifice of not having chocolate or any other form of candy has been hard on this candy-aholic!

Hope your Easter Week is going well.

~Sue

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This post is linked to The Decorating Voice. Click on the link and visit some of the other Spring decorating ideas.

12 comments:

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Love your Spring table! Now I need to do one. Hope your feeling better.
~Patti

Mumzie said...

What a fabulous idea to add green! Vour table looks very nice. Thanks for sharing. Mumzie

emily said...

Your Spring vignette is lovely! Love the idea of bringing fresh grasses in! Thanks for posting my giveaway on your blog!
~emily

Amanda@Imperfectly Beautiful said...

What a great display. LOVE the bunnies and bird. And I agree with them...I want some of those yummy looking jelly beans! My kids HATE jelly beans...what is wrong with them?

Thanks for sharing ~ Amanda

Susie Q said...

This is so sweet! So pretty! I love rabbits and this time of year, it is such a joy to see so many in decor AND running around outside! : )

I am so happy to see you back posting! I just got your email...sorry that you have been feelin' yucky! Hope it is better now...
I will call Friday if that is okay! Would next week work for us to meet up somewhere? My nephew's school is on break that week so I don't have to pick him up. That gives us more time...
I will call soon...

Love,
Sue

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Your table looks so warm & festive! The bunny is adorable. It's so fun to put something together for a fresh new look.

The end of April sounds good to me! I'll let you know what my schedule looks like so far. Will email you later today!

Have a blessed week! Hugs, sherry

Tara said...

Love your arrangment, and that bunny looking up is adorable, go ahead and give him a jelly bean! And you are soo good, I would have had half that bowl of jelly beans devoured, those are my weakness! Love the whole tablescape~

Rue said...

It's beautiful Sue! I want those jelly beans too ;)

I'm so far behind that my tablescape is the chandelier I'm having rewired ... hehehehe

I think I see a TV in there somewhere...


made ya look ;)

xoxo,
rue

Mamarazzi said...

DARLING!! i am so inspired!!

Country Romantic said...

Hi Sue,

Your spring table looks great. And I'm wanting some of those jelly beans too. They look so tempting. :)

Hugs & Blessings,

~Katherine~

Sonia said...

Hi Sue, Thanks for visiting my blog, yes I am brand new to all of this but have really enjoyed myself. One of my good friends encouraged me to start a blog, I'm still learning, but so far it has been a real joy to see everyones creative ideas. I love your sweet white bunnies and the tablescape with the grass runner. Thanks for your encouragement.

Sonia

Elizabeth @ things with feathers said...

Beautiful tablescape! I love how you mixed textures and finishes-- what a lovely result. :-)