Happy Monday, guys! I hope you had a great weekend.
I’ve gotta be honest — I have officially taken down the Spring decor in our house! Between seasons I like to allow our house to breathe and the Spring stuff had been up for several months — we do live in Arizona, after all. I totally get that Spring is just now beginning in parts of the country, but I’ve got my radar on Summer right now (kind of) and I’m beginning to collect things that I see and like for those seasonal vignettes. I’m finding that each season in our house is so magical! The house is becoming more full of pretty things that I love and I am enjoying the evolution of our space so much.
I thought today I would share some Spring decorating ideas from our house and also a couple of vignettes from my in-laws’ house (I snapped a few photos while we were over there for Easter lunch!).
This little set-up is on our coffee table, and the only thing that really changes now and then is what is in the center silver bowl. I’ve written about the treasures on this tray before, and also about the fact that this marble “tray” is actually a super easy DIY project. I spotted these wooden eggs at Target in the Dollar Spot, no less, and I know that a lot of people probably used them for a craft, but I thought they were so pretty in their raw state. I placed them inside of this bowl and then arranged the rocks and seashell on top. I also pulled out a couple of candlesticks and placed an egg on top of each near our TV. 🙂
This is my in-laws’ foyer, and my mom-in-law always puts really pretty decor on this table. This year for Spring it is an impressive assortment of apothecary jars, filled with moss, nests, birds, bunnies… All the Spring stuff. 🙂 The candle holders are super versatile and are essentially seasonless — they go with everything.
We hosted my parents for dinner a couple of weekends ago and I set up the buffet table to be Springy, of course, for a little barbecue. 🙂 I layered two different varieties of wrapping paper to create a table runner (my favorite easy entertaining trick! — see other tables here and here) and I tried to match one of the wrapping papers to the napkins — the colorway ended up being super similar so I was a happy camper.
The plates matched really perfectly, too. I layered these plates on top of a cake platter with Easter “grass” to give the table some needed height.
I have been treating myself to Trader Joe’s flowers weekly (my trade-off for no fancy coffee drinks) and this pitcher is from HomeGoods — perfect for a big bouquet of just about anything. I used a smaller bud vase for additional flowers that didn’t fit in the vase, and that little arrangement is now next to my side of the bed in our bedroom (which I can’t wait to show you this week!). I have about eight of these bud vases and every time I think about getting rid of them because they take up space and I don’t use them super often, I end up needing one and I toss that thought right out the window. 😉
This is just a brilliant way to use a wreath, in my opinion. This is at my in-laws’ house and this glass hurricane gets updated for each season. Isn’t it funny how certain spots in our homes are areas we just naturally gravitate toward for seasonal decor? I love that. This little vignette is super pretty, not at all fussy, and best of all — easy to put away at the end of the season!
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