Spring Table Setting Ideas…Hurry Up Spring!

Welcome to the 437th Tablescape Thursday!

I’m so sorry Tablescape Thursday is late going up. I thought today was Wednesday, I kid you not! I think my mix up started with having a doctor’s appointment yesterday (just a check up, nothing serious) and for some reason I had it in my head all last week that the appointment was on Tuesday of this week. So this morning when I awoke, I was thinking it was Wednesday.

Oh well, I guess I shouldn’t be too hard on myself since I think this is the first time in 437 weeks of table settings that I’ve gotten my days of the week mixed up. I even posted a tablescapeΒ once when I was super sick and in the hospital, so you know something’s wrong if I miss posting on a Thursday morning. So glad Liz emailed me to check to see if everything was alright. I’m not sure when I would have realized my error!

Yesterday after my doctor’s appointment, I stopped by Pottery Barn to see what they had in for spring. So much cute stuff!

 

These bunny dishes are killin’ me! Love!

 

You’ll find this adorable collection here: Bunny Dishware for Spring. The bunny holder that the plates are sitting on is available here: Bunny Server or Plate Holder.

 

Blue and white is big this year! It has always been big with me, I can never get enough of this beautiful combination!

 

 

They have a couple of blue and white patterns to choose from this year.

 

Love the bunny napkin rings! I passed on those last year, I think I’m going to have to get some. You’ll find the bunny napkin rings here: Bunny Napkin Rings

 

I love the contrast of the blue and white with the natural color of the chargers. You’ll find this beautiful collection here: Blue and White Dishware

 

Whenever I use my bunny with a basket in table settings, I get a lot of questions about him. (Table setting can be viewed here: Raiding the Garden)

 

I found him many years ago in a local gift shop. He’s no longer available, unfortunately. (Table Setting can be viewed here: A Christmas Table Setting Inspired by Nature)

 

Here’s a cute, cute replacement if you’ve been searching for a bunny with basket. You’ll find him available here: Bunny with Basket

 

Did I buy anything during my visit? I did! I could not resist this precious bowl with three bunnies climbing up the side.

 

Sooo adorable! Doesn’t it look like a dad, mom and baby bunny? I think that’s Dad on the right and Mom on the left. πŸ™‚

 

This bunny bowl could be used as a vase/planter or fill it with fruit. I plan to use mine all spring and summer to hold fruit on my kitchen counter. I normally use a plain, white bowl for that but this is 10 x cuter and bigger, which I’ve been needing. I absolutely love it and can’t wait to share it in a table setting real soon. You’ll find it available here: Bunnies in Bowl.

 

Update: Had to share this photo of the inside of the bowl. When I saw it from this view, I was ruined…had to get it! Cutest thing ever! πŸ™‚

 

Finally, I love these guys! This sassy bunny would be perfect holding Easter egg candies or even a dip or snack for a spring party or celebration. You’ll find this bunny here: Bunny Server.

 

Looking forward to all the beautiful tables posted for this week’s Tablescape Thursday!

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Comments

  1. I’m glad I sent you a note! I re-checked what day it was because I thought I was off too! Gees PB has the cutest stuff and seeing it displayed the way they do makes you want to dive right in and buy! That big white bunny bowl has my name on it!

    • Me, too! I always say I need a keeper and this proves it! lol If ever TT isn’t up by around 10 or 10:30, feel free to email me because something is terribly wrong, like my brain has gone on vacation! πŸ™‚

  2. Worried about you this morning! I was hoping you were okay. Then I thought maybe you were out and about riding a camel! So, I checked your most recent travel posts and realized your next trip isn’t for awhile. Anyway, enjoyed your post once again. I was wondering what new things PB might have. I stopped by PB on Monday and they were CLOSED FOR INVENTORY. So my free window shopping cost me around $10 because I stopped in Barnes & Noble and bought a magazine from the UK “Living etc” which featured a black & white kitchen with leopard!

    • Thanks, Linda…sorry to worry you! That’s such a bummer when you visit a store all ready to do some ohhing and ahhhing, only to find they are closed. Glad you found a good alternative. I love going to my Barnes and Noble! I spend as much time looking at their gift stuff up front as I do the books! lol

  3. Hi, Susan. I have had the same problem all week: we got home from a trip on Monday instead of our usual Sunday, and I’ve been off one day all week! I almost didn’t get my table done because I thought I had an extra day!! I love that bunny bowl, especially the looks on their faces and the basket weave pattern. I am going to be fighting with myself all week trying to decide if I REALLY need another springtime decoration. I’ll let you know what happens, although I think inventory will probably go quickly. Is that good or bad?! Rosie

    • Thanks, Rosie…I don’t feel so bad! πŸ™‚ I think it being the start of a new month also threw me off this week.
      I think you’re right, the bunny bowls will go fast. I meant to mention that in my post because while I was paying for mine, the associate checking me out said that they had only gotten 8 bowls in, and now there were only 4 left, 3 after I bought mine. She said that their manager had been dying over them and wanted one. Well, about that time, the manager walked up and saw me purchasing mine. She immediately “reserved” one in their system for herself while she was standing there talking to me, she was afraid she wouldn’t get one. I normally like to wait for things to go on sale, but I’m afraid these are going to go quickly. Let’s hope the eBay sellers don’t beat everyone to them! That seems to always happen with the really cute things.

  4. I thought today was Wednesday too πŸ™‚ I wonder if there is some kind of strange “forget the date” virus going around? By the way, I just love that blue and white table at Pottery Barn!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

    • Okay, you’re the third person who has had that problem today, I think something is definitely going on! πŸ™‚ Thanks for making me feel better, Susan!

  5. Amy Ttahan says:

    I have the small farmer bunny serving bowl and put Jordan almonds in it.

  6. Yes, Linda, she could have been riding camels, vacuuming up tree nuts, or Pelotoning herself to the moon and back. You just never know what Susan might be up to. Ha!!!

    • lol Best comment ever! You have me laughing so hard over here! Thanks for that giggle, Kathy! I need that after my mix up, today! hee, hee

  7. Too funny! I’ll confess, since my husband retired a year ago and we travel so much I never know what day it is! The PB pics are so tempting, Who doesn’t love bunnies! I don’t care what P. Phil says, spring is right around the corner! Thanks for the tabletop fun, 437, wow!!

  8. So…that’s where the saying, “cute as a bunny” must come from…PB!! franki

  9. Oh my gosh, the bowl you chose is the one I was crushing on as soon as I saw its first glimpse in the photo with the blue & white serveware! So cute.

    • Rita, I’ll take a photo of it from the back and add it to the post, the back cinched it and I had to have it. The bunnies are adorable scrambling up out of the bowl. πŸ™‚

    • Okay, just took a picture for you, Rita When I saw it from this view, I knew I had to get it. Is this not cutest thing ever? lol πŸ™‚

      Bunnies Climbinb Out of Bowl, Spring Decorations

  10. Oh stop me! I just ordered the peeking bunnies in bowl, the tall silver bunny holding bowl, and bunny dishtowel.
    Iam reading for pastels and Spring.
    The robins have been in my yard and birds chirping too.
    Thank you for your trip to Pottery Barn! And making me spend money!!LOL

    • lol Your’re welcome! I couldn’t resist either. I want those bunny plates, too! I think I’m going back for those, they are so adorable!

  11. Marlene Stephenson says:

    Yeah, i think if i had a blog, i would forget more than once. It is nice to have good friends to help when needed. I was looking at Home Goods the other day and found a cute bunny dish. Thanks Susan.

    • Thanks, Marlene! It’s a miracle I haven’t gotten the days mixed up before, as scattered brained as I am at times. πŸ™‚ HomeGoods always has adorable things!

  12. Regality (aka The Quing) says:

    Thank goodness everything is okay with you (save for a small brain fart). We were getting worried.

    I bought a quartet of the bunny salad plates last spring and still love, love, love them. May need to get that bunny bowl to keep the plates company.

  13. Cyndi Raines says:

    It is so cute! I am glad I have a similar smaller oval dish from Cracker Barrel purchased several years ago, but it is a cream color and the bunny’s are in color and are climbing into the bowl, haha ~ I love it. Have you ever checked out Cracker Barrel? They really get in some cute items also. Since being off for hubby’s recovery, I really have to focus to keep up with what day it is, ha – luckily the doctor appointment calendar is keeping me on track.

  14. You know someone (or several) had a lot of fun designing all the bunny stuff. So cute. I wonder if all PB stores put out their seasonal stuff on the same day? Like for spring, it must seem more appropriate sooner than later for the deep south than for the northern climates.

  15. Yep!! I agree with Marlene – I would definitely have a much worse track record- only once or twice after 437 is something to behold!!! I am glad everything was ok. Thanks for the trip through PB – I got their new catalog the other day and sat there drooling over it. I am now even further from any PB stores since we moved – so I am enjoying your photos. Thanks for hosting!

  16. Bunnies in a bowl is truly one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen for Easter. CUTE CUTE CUTE!

    Alas, I am a Yank, so it is still winter here for us!

    Thank you for hosting the party, Susan – I am beyond delighted to share a lovely Winter Afternoon Tea Party that I was blessed to be invited to recently. Thanks for letting me share my dear friend’s lovely tablescape with all your readers.

    Hugs. β™₯

  17. Oh geez, I lost track of the days too and didn’t do a table! I will catch up next week. I LOVE the bunny dishes and that bowl is TDF!!!! Precious!

  18. Glad you’re ok…love the bunny’s. I actually bought the bunny with the basket from PB….it is adorable.

  19. I have been seeing your large bunny used in so many ways, and I just had to share the story of my bunny like yours. I visited a yard sale last year, and found one like yours for $1.00. I paid for it as fast as I could, because I thought maybe the lady would say, Oh I under priced it! I like you use mine in many ways too!

  20. PB has the cutest tabletop things. I was near PB yesterday, but didn’t have time to pop in. I think I need to make a trip this weekend. ‘-)

  21. Susan, I’ve done that, more than once. lol. I ordered some Garden Sloggers & I love them! I was going to wait til my birthday in April, now I want the bunnies in a basket for my birthday. Sooo cute!

  22. Love that bowl. Such a sucker for rabbits.
    I can top your forgot what day it is. I was a day ahead and put the garbage out to the curb. Embarrassed is when all of the neighbors know you ‘don’t know what day it is’ LOL

    • lol I’ve done that, Myrna! I especially have a bad habit of doing it when Monday is a holiday and I forget that the pickup schedule has been moved a day forward.

  23. Hey, it’s still Thursday, no problem! And those bunny plates are beyond adorable. It’s probably a good thing I don’t live close to PB. They have so many things I like!

  24. bobbi duncan says:

    Bunny love! Okay, I can’t resist getting that bowl with those precious little bunnies–how adorable they are! Don’t feel bad, my days were off this week as well–must be the moon’s pull (we’ll blame in on that..lol!) Loved seeing all the pretty table settings.

  25. I love the bunny plates too, the flowers are so pretty with the plate underneath. I almost bought them, but I already have PB bunny plates so I held back. Barely. And I have been looking at all the white and silver bunny items too. All so cute. That bowl you bought is adorable and I may have to give in to it too. πŸ™‚

  26. I am so glad I had a tablescape post this week so I could join in
    Love all the Pottery Barn blue and white dishes
    I think the 3 bunnies in the bowl is adorable, I hope to go into St Louis next week I’ll look for me one

  27. I stopped myself from ordering any of the bunnies, but I know I’ll be visiting my local PB soon to see if I can see in person the tall silver bunny holding the clear bowl. I can see either candies, nuts or dip in that bowl any time of the year. Who says bunnies are only for Easter??

  28. I didn’t post this week, but saw your Instagram late today and wondered?? Happy to know you are well…and posting these adorable Spring treasures! Your Spring posts are my favorite. Ok, that one Alice in Wonderland table is my most favorite, but Spring is a close second!
    Have a great weekend and I’ll see you next week.

    • Thanks, Nancy! Spring and summer are my favorite times, I just love that time of year! lol That was such a fun table to create! I think I need to do another Alice in Wonderland table this summer. πŸ™‚

  29. You had me at blue and white. The bunnies are just an adorable bonus. I’m so glad to see those blue and white plaid napkins…I’m on my way to Pottery Barn to spend a Christmas gift certificate. Thanks for inviting us for a peek. Cherry Kay

    • I thought those were such a pretty color blue…such a soft color! Hope you were able to get those Cherry Kay! I was so tempted the night I saw them. The bunny bowl stole my heart that night. πŸ™‚

  30. The first thing I am going to do today is order that bunny bowl. Tooooo cute. I also ordered that big mouse pad that you mentioned a couple of posts ago and I love it! When it comes to accessories… I’ll have what you’re having! Have a wonderful weekend.

    • lol I LOVE that mouse pad! I can’t tell you how many I have been through, trying to find one that my laser mouse would consistently work on. It’s the best one so far and I love the size. Hope it works for you! Thanks, Katie!

  31. Mina Flor Teatime & Garten says:

    Thank you Susan for Sharing this beautiful photos! It is really terrible, that there is no Pottery Barn in Germany! Today I brought two friends to the Airport. They are flying now to New York with a big empty suitcase to bring a lot of beautiful things from the US. I wish I could fly with them .

    • That is a shame they don’t have one. I hope they eventually open one in your area. Oh, I would love to hear what they decided to bring back!

  32. Hi Susan,
    I went to the Pottery Barn in a suburb west of Boston looking for that standing bunny with basket. I wasn’t paying $17 in shipping for a $29 bunny. Well I wandered through the store and saw no Easter or Spring items. As I left the store I turned the corner and there tucked into a niche were two of the standing bunnies! I squeezed into the display area and grabbed one. When I took it to the counter the chatty salesperson said “oh, everyone else is thinking about the Patriots and the Superbowl and here you are thinking about Easter already!” I told her I like to re-purpose certain decorative items and that he is a Valentine’s bunny at the moment. She told me her store did not receive most of their Easter inventory yet. Mr. Bunny is now on my dining room table with his basket filled with conversation hearts – no one here likes them so they are safe for awhile. Thanks for pointing out where to find Mr. Bunny…I just love him!

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