Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Tuesday Time to Tackle: Spring Decor

 It's March 19th, the day the swallows return to San Juan Capistrano, and oldest daughter's birthday.  The calendar says winter's end is nigh.  I'm ready for bright, cheery spring decor.



These little rabbits greet me every time I enter the house.  Originally, they were in a set of four.  My mom received them from a friend for her 7th birthday.  I remember playing with them when I was a child.




Once I'm inside, I hang my keys up near this basket of bunnies.  I believe my mom made the little bunnies--if she didn't, then my grandma did.  


Another table holds a vase of flowers (some of which were used at our wedding almost 26 years ago), a bunny made by middle daughter when she was in grade school, and a flowered basket with a duck made by my grandma.


I added just a couple of spring touches to the mantle in the next room. 


I love how little additions can bring freshness to a room. 

Thanks for springtime, and for oldest daughter.


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7 comments:

  1. Love it all! Especially the little bunnies that belonged to your mother. How special! The mantel looks really good with the nest and clock too!

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  2. Wow those bunnies have history if only they could talk... What would they say?... Your mantel looks so fresh and clean! I love it! And you have tons of books interesting....

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  3. I like all the memories tied to your decorations - it makes them very special.

    The crocheted table topper is beautiful. Did you make it?

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  4. All are just lovely and so spring-like! I love the first little bunnies. They seem so familiar!

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  5. I love these little figurines! How pretty.

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  6. So pretty! Saw your post on Farmgirl Friday :)I would love to have you share this on The Creative HomeAcre Hop today!
    http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/2013/03/the-creative-homeacre-hop-8.html

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  7. Thanks so much for sharing this on The Creative HomeAcre Hop!
    Hope you can join us again this week!
    http://www.theselfsufficienthomeacre.com/2013/03/the-creative-homeacre-hop-9.html

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