Spring Decorating

I started my spring decorating today and began in the dining room.  My table is all ready for spring and Easter.  While I love elegant decorating I also have to be practical.  My home is small, the kitchen is a galley kitchen and the dining room table is THE table in the house so I can't have anything too elaborate or too space consuming on the table.

A few days ago I went to the Thrift Store and found this awesome little pot WITH its lid for only $2.99.  This was the anchor piece for my table.

The base was the burlap I have been using for almost a year now ~ it is so versatile.  I added some flowers ~ a fresh bunch from Aldi's {$3.99}, an African Violet and a silk lilac sprig.

I used my new pot and lid from the Thrift Store to hold the fresh flowers as well as an antique Atlas Mason jar and another Thrift Store find from a few months ago, a milk glass vase.  The African Violet is in a plantar from the Dollar Tree and the lilac sprig in in a small test-tube like vase held by a wood-carved bunny.

I like to add some unexpected little accents to my decor ~ it makes the kids smile and me!  I added a little pipe cleaner peep to the robin blue eggs and a fabric bunny to the center of the yellow bouquet.

Next I added some dollar bin tins from Target from a few years ago and some other little touches from years gone by.

The little bunny below is my favorite decoration ~ look at her little face!  She was in my Easter basket when I was a girl and always makes me think of my mom....love this little cutie!

This little bunny & chick salt and pepper set is a new addition ~ from the dollar bins at Target {$3.00}.

And the table is complete with a little after dinner reading ~ a little book about Baby Chickies!

I hope you enjoyed my spring table ~ have a beautiful week.

Linking to:  Flamingo Toes, Monday Funday, Carolyn's Homework, Yesterday on Tuesday, Katherine's Corner

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  1. Cindy Eikenberg says:

    Mary Beth, your table looks so fresh and pretty! I love that white pot! You are so on the ball with Spring, I have to get moving. Thanks for sharing such lovely inspiration. Have a wonderful Sunday!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      You're so sweet, Cindy ~ thanks so much and have a wonderful week!

      Hugs, Mary Beth

  2. Southern Scraps says:

    Love your bright cheery table. So fun.

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much! 🙂

  3. Diane | An Extraordinary Day says:

    Your table is so bright and cheerful, Mary Beth. I bet your family loves sitting down to meals there. In fact, I'd be so taken with the decor, I might not get around to eating. My friend buys flowers at Aldi all the time. Great prices.
    Happy Spring! It hit 50 today...I think we're on the way!!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Happy Spring to you as well, Diane ~ and yesterday was so nice. We actually went to church and didn't have to take our big bulky coats...it was so nice to be out and about without freezing!

      Have a wonderful Sunday.


      Mary Beth

  4. Sounds like my dining room table, it is the hub of activity in our house too. Your tablescape is soooo cute 🙂 Have a wonderful weekend!!

    xo, Tanya

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks, Tanya ~ I have to be careful I don't put anything too fragile out for display....my boys would knock it over in no time!

      You have a great weekend as well.


      Mary Beth

  5. debbiedoos says:

    That is just darling... I love it!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Debbie! 🙂

  6. Tammy Killough says:

    I love your spring decorations...spring is something I need to think about decorating more. I Love it! ~Tammy

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Tammy ~ I usually decorate for Easter but this year I "Sprung" it up a little, too!

      Have a great week.


      Mary Beth

  7. Mary Beth,

    Love your spring decor! Everything looks so cute!

    Have a great day rock star!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      You're so sweet, Karianne ~ thanks for stopping by and leaving me a comment!

      Have a truly wonderful week.

      Hugs, Mary Beth

  8. jamie@kreyv says:

    Very cute! You gave me some good ideas!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Jamie!

  9. Absolutely adorable! Love the baby beep sitting among the robin eggs -- cute surprise and very smile-worthy!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Carol! 🙂

  10. It's lovely!! I need a wonderful spring decor set up like this.

    1. Mary Beth says:

      That's sweet of you to say, Rachel! Thank you so much.

  11. Kathy Penney @ Sparkles and a Stove says:

    Your photos of all the flowers and pretty spring things just make me happy! So bright and cheery!

  12. Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage says:

    So fun and colorful - bring on spring!! I'm ready!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks, Kelly ~ I'm definitely ready for spring as well. I honestly can't take much more of this cold and snow.


      Mary Beth

  13. Katherines Corner says:

    it's a lovely spring and Easter display. Thank you for sharing your lovely blog at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop xo

  14. shirley@housepitalitydesigns says:

    I just love your cute oh so Spring centerpiece vignette...love how you used the enamelware pot for a great flower container!....

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thanks so much, Shirley! I love that little pot ~ I want to use it in the garden but I don't want it to get rusty so I need to do some brainstorming with that option.

      Have a wonderful week!

      Mary Beth

  15. Valerie@Occasionally Crafty says:

    I adore your pot of daisies! I'd love to feature it with a photo and link back in our Spring roundup on Wednesday. Let me know if you'd prefer I didn't!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      That is so very nice of you ~ thank you so much and of course I would love to be part of your Spring roundup.

      Have a wonderful, wonderful week.


      Mary Beth