Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Kathysue's First Tablescape Thursday All Dressed up for Easter

I looked at the calendar yesterday and I realized that Easter is April 4th, Yikes!! It made me realize I need to get a move on. I have already purchased one element for the Easter table. The darling turqouise ceramic egg holder from Anthropologie, You can read about it here. I went to my inspiration files and I have a couple of ideas in mind that I will post on that later. With Easter in mind I thought I would post my table from last year. It all started with Mr. Bunny-boy, then came the moss ; the clay pots; the flowers and....... You get the point, here I will just show you.........

I wanted a bright and cheerful table this year so the pink damask print was a perfect starting point. I found the bright yellow plates at the famous Dollar store and the bright pink place mats at Big-Lots. The white plates are my every day dishes. The goblets are vintage cranberry Royal crown. You will notice the moss is actually a roll of moss purchased at the flower mart for a wedding I was designing. All the clay pots I already had . I purchased the gerbera daisies and allysum from the nursery and all the rocks came from my yard. I wanted it to look like a little forest scene. Here are a few more pictures of different angles.

The moss runner is 4 ft long and Mr Bunny Boy is about 30 inches high. I went with the big is better attitude on this table!

I hope you enjoyed hopping through my little forest scene. This was such an easy table to put together and I hope it will inspire some new ideas for your Easter Table.

"Enjoy the Process Of: Finding new ideas for your next Tablescape.


Be sure and visit our lovely host Susan, from Between Naps on the Porch so you can visit all of the other tablescapes here

" Spring Sampling"

Here is just a sampling of Spring from Half Moon Bay, California.  I needed some flowers for my front flower bed.  I thought I would not only buy flowers but take a nice drive down the coast to a favorite nursery of mine in Half Moon Bay with my Hubby. Here are just a few of the beauties we saw. The picture of the cart is what I took home to plant. I also got some fresh cut flowers to put in a couple of vases at home . I love fresh flowers, don't you?

Hope you enjoyed just a small sampling of all the beautiful flowers I got to see in Half Moon Bay. Time with my Hubby, Ocean and Flowers! It doesn't get much better than this.

"Enjoy the Process" Of: Finding your own Spring Samplings