Easter Decorating

Make A Banner For Spring Decorating: A Tutorial

Welcome to the 324th Metamorphosis Monday! Though Easter is behind us, when Bonnie shared a picture of the wonderful Spring Easter banner she made by hand to transform her fireplace mantel for spring, I knew I had to share it with you! Is this not amazing?!   So many beautiful details!   I absolutely love all the color and pattern! See those cute rosettes along the bottom. … [Read more...]




Decorate Outdoors For Easter

Do you like to decorate outside for spring or Easter? My friend, Marie decorates for all the holidays and not only do her six grandchildren love it, the folks who pass by on the road in front of her home, look forward to it, too. When we are out and about in the community shopping or having lunch, folks will often stop her to tell her how much they love seeing the decorations each season. When we got … [Read more...]




Spring Easter Table Setting & An Easter Spring Tree

Welcome to the 341st Tablescape Thursday! Thank you so much for all the wonderful suggestions, tips and recommendations regarding traveling and touring Europe. I will be rereading your comments over and over because the information you shared is invaluable! So many great suggestions! If you have any plans for taking a trip to Europe in the future, be sure and check out all the comments on yesterday's … [Read more...]




Peat Pot Spring Baskets, Perfect for Easter

Easter is only a few weeks away and I'm so excited to share a beautiful Easter craft from my friend Jane who blogs at Cottage at the Crossroads.  Here's Jane to explain just how she made these adorable Peat Pot Spring Baskets. Tutorial from Jane, Cottage at the Crossroads: Have you been noticing those pretty peat pots that people have been decorating? Well, I just had to make some, too, and I'm … [Read more...]




Bunnies and Lambs for Spring or Easter Dining: The Children’s Table

Welcome to the 240th Tablescape Thursday! I know Easter is long gone but I couldn't resist sharing one more table setting with you created this year by my friend,  Marie for her 6 grandchildren.  It's over-the-top adorable.  Love all the soft, pastel colors.  Do you think Marie will adopt us all and make us honorary grandchildren for a just a little while? ;) Cute, cute cupcakes. Some … [Read more...]




Bedroom Ideas for Spring: Children’s Bedroom

While I was visiting with my friend, Marie recently, I asked if she had decorated her granddaughter's bedroom for spring.  I remembered how cute it was decorated for Christmas (shown below). She said she had made a few changes in the room for spring so I couldn't wait to see it and snap a few pics to share with you. There's plenty of room for all 4 grandchildren when they are all here on the … [Read more...]




Kitchen Decorated for Easter

Today I'm sharing some of the fun ways Marie has decorated inside her home for spring and Easter.  Lately, we've had such cold weather and rainy days, it was wonderful to be inside her home surround by reminders of springtime. Let's start here in Marie's wonderful kitchen. Marie created a fun display for her kitchen island.  This is such a great spot to decorate for the seasons and holidays since … [Read more...]




Decorating for Easter

Welcome to the 218th Metamorphosis Monday! Last month I shared how my friend, Marie decorated her beautiful Victorian home for Valentine's Day.  The Valentine's Day decorations served a dual purpose since they were also in honor of the 4th annual "Hearts for Heroes" reception Marie hosted in her home in honor of the armed forces and our local military personnel. Marie has her spring/Easter decorations … [Read more...]




Name That Tune, What Song is This?

Thanks so much for all the comments and e-mails yesterday about the newsletter, Postcards from the Porch.  When I thought about putting together a newsletter to send out each week, the first thing that popped into my head was, "Ummm, wonder if anyone will be interested?  Will anyone sign up?"   I was just a wee bit worried I'd spend several hours working on something each week that very few folks would ever … [Read more...]




Double Bowl Hurricane Floral Centerpiece: Pottery Barn Knock-Off

I've been using a lot of fresh flowers in table settings lately.  Once those cold winter months are behind us, it's such a joy to bring fresh flowers into our homes.  One of my favorite flowers is the tulip.  It's almost impossible to think of spring and not think of beautiful tulips. Tulips are a wonderful flower to give or receive for a birthday or for Mother's Day.  I've been the happy recipient of … [Read more...]




Decorate Your Door for Easter

Welcome to the 167 Metamorphosis Monday! I have a fun, crafty metamorphosis to share for this Met Monday.   I don't have "before" pics but they would simply be the supplies you would buy to create this adorable bunny for your spring door.   I know that looks like a Christmas tree out on the porch.  It was a tree in an urn with dragonfly lights.   I had it out there for a while but eventually removed it … [Read more...]




Spring and Easter Inspiration for Your Decor

While we continue enjoying all the wonderful tablescapes linked for yesterdays Tablescape Thursday, I wanted to share a little spring and Easter decorating my friend, Cornelia has been doing. Cornelia lives in Switzerland and loves to collect exquisite pieces to decorate with for the seasons and holidays. I love how she used branches to display her collection of beautiful ornaments and Easter decor. … [Read more...]




Make a Greenhouse from Old Windows for Holiday Displays

Remember back around Christmas time when I took you shopping at the Queen of Hearts in Alpharetta, Georgia? C'mon...sure you do. Remember, you kept begging on the drive over to stop by the Dairy Queen to get a milkshake and I told you that we had to hurry and get to the Queen of Hearts before all the good stuff was gone. Ahhh, now you remember! Well, while we were there, we saw this: Yep, it's … [Read more...]




Spring Fluffing…Just Getting Started…

I haven't done a lot of fluffing for spring just yet, but I did change the basket of flowers on my front door for a bit of fun! Come on up on the porch for a little closer view... Some spring time silliness! Found this wreath at Pier 1 right around Easter, two years ago... I'm getting sooo excited...you can really see spring popping out all over here in Georgia! Happy Spring Fluffing! … [Read more...]




A Plate for All Seasons

In my kitchen, I have a little plate holder that for years held a red and white "rooster" plate. A while back I decided to make it more than just a plate holder with a decorative plate...now it's a fun way to mark the changing of the seasons, as well. So when February rolls around, it's time to think about cupid... And as it get closer to Easter... Once Easter has past, it's time to … [Read more...]