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Sunday, March 17, 2013


My mantel was decorated for St. Patrick’s Day but St. Patrick’s Day isn’t even over, and the Easter bunnies have commandeered the mantel to prepare their eggs for hiding.




You may have seen this “grass” on my Superbowl table.  I’ve used it for Easter décor (and other décor) for the past few years. I order the tissue paper “grass” on line from D. Blumchen & Co, and I use it over and over.  You just have to “fluff” it a little after something has squished it down.banner

Most of you know that I’m not a crafty person.  This Easter banner was a “kit” I ordered through Zulily.  All I had to do was attach the string.  Even that was difficult for me!cats

The cute bunny tag, hanging from my lamp, is the creation of Lynn at The Vintage Nest, and the glittery bunny card is the creation of Karen Harvey Cox at A Scrapbook of Inspiration.



I am linking to Seasonal Sundays at The Tablescaper and Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch.  You can probably tell that I’m trying to use the manual setting on my camera.  Please bear with me.  I may not get it figured out, and I may have to go back to the automatic setting.  Thanks for visiting.  laurie


Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

Laurie, that is the sweetest Easter mantel! I took down the green stuff this morning and put up Easter decor, and I've already eaten one chocolate Easter rabbit! Have a great week.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Pretty and Springy (?). You did good on the banner.
I need to get some Easter/Spring decor finished up, as I have already started on a bag of peanut butter cups wrapped in pastel colored foil.:)
Have a great week.

Mary@mydogsmygardenandmary said...

Love the mantle - looks really good with all your Easter Bunnies, eggs, etc.

How is your grandson? Hope he is getting well.

Have a great week.

Anonymous said...

Hi Laurie! Your mantel is just darling! Love the bunnies and the grass looks great. Those sprinkled in eggs are so cute! Hope you've had a great weekend.
be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Laurie! Your mantel is just darling! Love the bunnies and the grass looks great. Those sprinkled in eggs are so cute! Hope you've had a great weekend.
be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Laurie I really love your mantel and that grass looks so cute with the bunnies and eggs!

Sarah said...

Laurie, you are so on top of things. I've been gardening and not decorating. '-) Perhaps this week some Easter bunnies and eggs will find their way out of storage. Love seeing your mantel. It's so festive! The grass is a good tip. Thanks! Cute banner........Sarah

SmilingSally said...

Ooo, Laurie,

I spotted those decorated eggs. How beautiful!

xinex said...

Oh how cute, Laurie. I like your bunnies and all those eggs...Christine

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Hi Laurie, I put up my Easter decor, too. It's such fun to switch out. I LOVE your mantle. For not being crafty, you sure know how to decorate sweet lady! Thanks for your visit to my blog. It is most appreciated.

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That is hands down the cutest Easter mantle I have ever seen! Truly Laurie, it's just darling!
Great eye you have there girlfriend!
Big hugs,

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Palomasea said...

The photos are wonderful, Laurie!
And those bunnies are as anxious for Spring as we are around here...
- Irina

Palomasea said...

Laurie, I just visited the D. Blumchen about a kid in a candy store!! :))
Thank you for the introduction!

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Love your bunnies and eggs.

Lady Katherine said...

Hello Laurie! Everything is wonderful as usual. I feel as I am home again. lol Adore the eggs, and the grass. The mantel looks wonderful!

Rettabug said...

Such happy, happy, hippity hop stuff going on at your house, Laurie!!
Your mantel...or is it mantle???...looks delightful & invites one to come nearer for a closer look.

Happy Easter, hon!

The French Hutch said...

Hi Laurie, You Easter mantle is adorable. I love the banner and the delightful eggs. Of course the bunnies look so good there too. As usual, it’s picture perfect! You most certainly have a flair for doing this. So much inspiration. Happy Easter Laurie.

The French Hutch

Diane said...

What an adorable banner! The mantel looks wonderful and I love all of those Easter eggs. Hope you have a wonderful day on Sunday!!