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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Examining Spring Color Schemes for Easter!!

I am like the rest of you that 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 few 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……………..

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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Last years 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 came up with for last years Easter table………..

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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.

I really need to look around and get some color inspiration for something to go with my green and white and galvanized metal base that I have planned for this year. If you missed how I came up with my Inspiration for this year you can read it here.

Since I am working with the green and white stripe in my wallpaper and the galvanized metal of my French flower buckets I think I could go with a soft or even a bright color scheme, so I am going to visit both of these ideas………..

Soft to medium value pinks and white……………..

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I think this could make a really nice color scheme. What do you all think? Can you see pink with my green and white and galvanized metal?

Shall we visit the idea of a brighter color scheme?

Come back for another post and I will show you what my other color scheme idea is!!!

“Enjoy the Process!” Of:

Looking at different color schemes to help pull together a design plan.