Friday, March 20, 2009

More Spring Decor

Time is "hopping" by so quickly! I can't believe Spring has officially arrived today. I've had so many little and big projects going. Company just left and believe it or not someone just called from MI and wanted to stay till Wed. and I just had to say, "It's not a good time, SORRY! " I felt so bad. It's hard to turn someone away but I honestly couldn't do it right now. I'm working on a class to teach young married ladies at our church about decorating. There is only so much time in a day, right? I'm not the type to do without my sleep so that has to take 7 hours of the 24. I wish I had unlimited energy. Oh well, off to my post.

Today I thought I would finish Spring decor and next week post some of the projects I've been doing.

Our mantel in the F.R. The big bunnies came from Marshall's. They have so much detail and character.

I've since moved them closer together on the hearth.

A little friend setting on a table.

The next two are bunnies I painted years ago and still love the detail and sweet faces on them. They set on the mantel. Her with her dolly.

He has his pail and Peter Rabbit book.

I painted several wooden eggs dressed in their little suits.

This pair I painted like they had just finished hoeing their carrots. Him with his hoe and her with the "vegetables" from their labor.

Bombay chest in the front foyer.

Others that are setting in numerous places.

The entertainment center decked out for Spring. Notice the big eggs on top. That was some size bird that went over. lol
My friend Ceekay, by phone, helped me arrange the items on the cabinet. She has such a good eye for decorating. I send her some pics and she gives me great tips.

Found these at Garden Ridge. Small ones I painted.

Hope you had fun while visiting and that you enjoy this first weekend of Spring!
Be sure to hop over to Kelli's at There is no place like home for more show & tell.


tardevil said...

You did a great job painting the eggs! Love your Easter bunnies! :O)

Hootin' Anni said...

What a marvelous showcase!!! I love Easter.

My Show n Tell is all about afghans today. If you can get a chance, do stop by. Happy Friday.

[scroll down below my flower photos.]

Carla said...

Such pretties, and arranged so pretty!

Walking on Sunshine... said...

Looks so beautiful!! I love the green color on your walls!! And the bunnies are adorable! Hope you get all your work accomplished. Would love to attend your conference, sounds like fun!

Smilingsal said...

There are only 24 hours in a day, and out-of-town company should not feel badly when you say, "Sorry." Your decorations look Bunniest. Here's my post:

Heather said...

you have the prettiest and cutest decorations! i love the big eggs on the mantel! happy spring to you!

Bellamere Cottage said...

Your bunny collection is just too cute! I also LOVE your wall color. What a happy, restful color.

Warm regards,

Elena said...

You have done a lovely job decorating for spring! You painted bunnies are so cute. You have a lovely home! Thanks for sharing with us. Elena

Melissa Miller said...

How pretty!

I love how the fireplace mantel turned out.

You have such a beautiful home. :)

Leann said...

Hippity Hoppity - what a great collection of bunnies!!

Thanks for sharing!

Debbie @ said...

Lovely decorations! Don't you love spring? I am so ready for it! Cute bunnies and Easter decor.

Susan B said...

I love all your bunnies! The ones you painted are so cute! Thank you for sharing them all.

Nancy said...

Oh it is al so adorable!!!! Love those bunnies on your hearth!

Happy Spring, Nancy

Pam said...

What a wonderful showplace for spring! Thanks for sharing your cute decorations.

Beautiful Pear Tree Lane said...

What a wonderful job you did decorating for spring. Beautiful just beautiful. thank you for sharing.

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Spring has really sprung at your house! Love it all, especially the handpainted things! Wish I could see it in person!

I never did get my St. Paddy's Day things up, I hope I can get my Easter things up soon.


Yellow Rose Arbor said...

P.S. - It is good to learn to say no, but it is sooo hard!! You are so popular and such a gracious hostess, everybody enjoys being there so much!!


Lisa Ann said...

Those ladies are very lucky to be in your class. Your bunnies are adorable!

Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said...
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Elizabeth-Plain and Simple said...

You did a great job painting the bunnies. Great detail. I love all of your spring decor. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Everything is so pretty and springy! :) ~hugs, Rhonda

Mary Anne said...

Your Easter decorations are lovely. I especially like the bunnies sitting on the hearth;-) Thanks so much for stopping by Marigold Manor and commenting on my miniature stove.

Have a wonderful Saturday.


Mary Anne

Charlotte said...

I love your spring decor. It reminds me I need to get mine out. The way the time flies it will be summer and my little bunnies will still all be in their hiding places.

Thank you for the comments you made about my Thomas Kinkade post. On my other blog today I used one of his books for what I wrote for Spiritual Sundays. It's about balance. If you are interested in reading it, here is the url.

Happy @ Home said...

EVERYTHING looks so pretty. I wish my house were that far along, but I'm having trouble working up the energy to get started.

The bunnies that you painted are adorable. What talent!! Do you still paint? It sounds like maybe you don't have time for that now.

I thoroughly enjoyed a look at your spring decor.

Dawn said...

That's a passle of cute bunnies! I only have a little bit of spring stuff and don't have it out yet. I'd better hurry! I plan to get to Hobby Lobby the day after Easter for some 90% off lovelies.

Karen said...

Everything looks so pretty and springy! I love the color of your livingroom walls with the burgundy chairs.

Linda C said...

Your home looks just lovely for Spring! And I love all the cute bunnies that hanging around your place:)

Happy Spring!

Linda C

Shannon said...

I love all of your bunnies! Especially the ones on the hearth. So cute!

Nanna said...

Looks liek spring has sprung over there, everything looks fantastic! Thanks for visiting me

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Ro,
Love all your decor for Spring. I have the first bunny on the table you show. Used it in my garden for a few years and now it needs some fresh paint. I also painted those very same bunnies when I was studying decorate art many years ago. Sold them in my mall space. Yours are just lovely. And I reconize a few of the other patterns for bunnies too. The mantel is perfectly Spring.
Wonderful Ceekay does have such a great eye for pulling a look together. You do as well. In fact, your home should be in a magazine feature.

Thanks for stopping by the Spring party. Always great to see you.
Have a great week.
hugs, Celestina Marie
I sure wish you lived near by.

Divamom said...

I love your decorations!!!!

Be Blessed!

ivoryspring said...

Hi Ro,

Love all your painted bunnies - you are one talented lady!

robinrane said...

I've been meandering around your blog and have had the best time! Your home is beautiful and your syle charming!
Love the spring ideas!
Robin Rane'
All Things Heart and Home

Jen r. said...

Love your spring decor! Jen

Nancy W said...

So glad a chance to stop by to see my MM! I love all your bunnies you did fabulous! I'm having a giveway on my blog if you have time stop by for a chance to win. Hugs from Conroe TX!

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