Tuesday, March 1, 2016

6 Years Of Easter Table Inspiration

   

I am like the rest of you in that I love to create. I like to try and create something different from what I have done in previous decor, or decorations for special holidays like Easter.

I thought I would review what I have done in the past six years in order to make sure I do something a wee bit different for this years Easter table.


One Easter I did an all white theme……………..



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This was the centerpiece. Fresh spring green grass, real gerbera daisies and white roses. One more special little element that any good spring arrangement needs, sweet little porcelain birds.


The next year I chose to do a whimsical forest scene. I wanted the bunny to look like a huge chocolate bunny. I chose little chicks, mushrooms and clay pots full of chocolate eggs…………..


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Bright pink, bright yellow and white were my color scheme for this year.


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I chose to use things from my garden by using rocks, moss and real flowers from the garden.


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The next year's table started with an inspiration from Anthropologie…….

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I started with this darling ceramic robin egg blue egg holder, which I can use in my refrigerator after Easter to hold my eggs.

I already had the striped quilt that I used as a table cloth and I had the bright yellow plates from the year before. So it was settled, bright yellow and blue it will be.

Next I needed to decide  what elements  would work with this color scheme. First came the obvious, eggs, some kind of yellow and white flowers, and for greenery some wheat grass.

 Yes, that will work just fine. Here is the table setting I did ..........

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Daffodils, Daisies and Moss!!


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I have used an all white, a bright yellow and bright pink color scheme. Then I used bright yellow and robin’s egg blue as my color scheme for Easter.
 This years table was very bright sunflower yellow and green. I chose to use galvanized metal containers to hold moss and little yellow button flowers and white daisies.



Last year I went for a much softer look. I chose an ice blue table cloth and all white tulips and dishes.







2015's table was a story in soft blue, white and a touch of black and white. I kept it simple and something easy that anyone could do.

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The elements this year are eggs, broken shells and feathers that represent, “New Birth!” 

After all that is what this Holiday is all about, Christ sacrifice of love that we might have rebirth in him.

I used my 39 in. long zinc tray that I purchased at Restoration Hardware. (this tray has proven to be so useful in our home.)

The darling black and white polka dot feathers are from Guinea hens, and I found them on Etsy. 

I have always been enamored with these sweet feathers, and they felt perfect for this centerpiece. 

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I had forgotten all about this vintage blue and white feather vase. I am glad I remembered it! The color and the theme  tied in nicely.







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I love the sweet smell of stock, they just smell like Spring to me. The clustered flowers added a nice texture to the overall design.


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It looks as if a lot of new little chicks escaped the confines of their shells, leaving a few feathers behind.


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I hung some white glittered silhouettes with black and white bakers twine above the centerpiece.


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I have had these for years and it was fun to find them in my Easter storage box, another element I had forgotten all about. This years table truly just evolved on its own.


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Each guest gets their own pale blue speckled egg with their name written with a chalk pen.


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The best part about this table will be having my family here! This table is always much more beautiful with my loved ones eating, laughing, and visiting.
Have fun finding your own inspiration for your Easter table.
 
 

5 comments:

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

I love every one of your beautiful Easter tablescapes....pinned away!!!....
Have a great day Kathysue!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

By you posting this today, I am assuming that you are feeling better!!! Welcome back!

Mary said...

Hi Kathysue,
I hope you're feeling better.
I just realized Easter is in a few weeks. I love going through my bins & deciding what to do different from previous years. I like your idea of the wheat grass. I want to try to grow some.
I hope you're taking care of yourself.

Karena Albert said...

Hi Kathysue, your Easter tablescapes are so artfully creative!!Thank you for sharing!

xoxo
Karena
The Arts by Karena

michele said...

that blue anthro holder! ha! i have a mini white one that i use for jewelry storage--so charming the way you used it! peace to you during lent!