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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Easter Tablescape

My son really "got" the Easter Bunny and egg hunting this year, which made the holiday so much fun.  I think we did no less than 4 egg hunts this month!

Ready for a big time fighting off the older kids!

It was a crazy hot day!

After some egg hunting, I hosted an Easter dinner.  I started off with a light blue tablecloth I newly acquired the night before Easter.  Of course, I waited until that night to set the table and the cloth was too small...

Plan B!  Which was hunt through my things and come up with a fun table out of what I already have.  I love a challenge!

This runner matches the drapes I had in the dining room (since this post, I have completely redone my dining room).

I found these floral arrangement in my basement leftover from a baby shower I threw.  These kick started my color palette for the rest of the table.

The cute little bunnies came from Target.  They looked so much like the Pottery Barn ones I had to have them!

I picked some plastic eggs in my colors of choice out of the basket and sprinkled them down the table.

A perched a couple eggs inside some Kate Spade demitasse cups.  Aren't they just the most adorable little cups you've ever seen?

The placemats are our regular everyday placemats.  I love the material and the fact that they go with anything.

The metal plates are from the Pottery Barn outdoor collection.  I have them in white, red, yellow, green, and blue.  For this meal, I used the large white ones as chargers and the red and yellow dinner plates for, well, dinner!

The linens were a gift from my Mom and the napkin rings are from Target.

Here we are right after church.  Squinting in the sun.  Sweating through our Sunday best.  Have I mentioned how hot Atlanta is?

After a delicious meal (pork roast with homemade gravy, asparagus, potatoes, salad, and strawberry cake), we dyed some eggs.

I hope my son has fond holiday memories from childhood.  I sure do!

Table cloth: Target
Dishes: Pottery Barn 
Cutlery: Williams-Sonoma
Rabbits: Target
Linens: Gift
Napkin Rings: Target
Placemats: Walmart
Flowers: Michaels
Demitasse Cups: Kate Spade
White tub holding flowers: Target
My White Dress: J.Crew
Bracelet: Shop in Naples, FL
Son's Outfit: Ralph Lauren shirt and shorts; Sperry shoes

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