A Few Easter Vignettes

I can’t let Easter pass by without sharing some of my decorations. To tell the truth, I’ve had my Easter things out since the end of February!  It’s been nice this year to have plenty of time to enjoy them.

The chick basket below was crafted by my grandfather years ago.  I haven’t used it in a long, long time and am enjoying it this year.  The large egg you see in the background was in my childhood Easter basket every year filled with candy.  The bobble-headed chick was purchased at The Virginia Diner in Wakefield many years ago.  I love to watch his head move around.
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I bought the marble eggs in the basket from an elderly couple down the street when they had a yard sale. 
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The bunny cup and saucer and plate belonged to my grandmother.  There’s a note on the back of the plate that says she received them as a gift in Norfolk, VA in the early 1920’s. 
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The top of the pie safe in the dining area of our kitchen is decked out for Easter, too.  The eggs are marble and the card was made for me by my grandmother.
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The bunny plate was my brother’s and Mama gave the tin to me when she moved to Walnut Avenue.  She knows that I’m a sucker for bunnies!
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This lamb plate was my dad’s as a child.  Mama was kind enough to let me have it.
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I made this cute basket for a kitchen table centerpiece last year.  Click here for the directions.
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Easter will be here before we know it.  Mama’s birthday is the day before Easter and Mr. SP’s is Easter Sunday.  We’ll celebrate Easter and birthdays on the same day this year.  Have you made your Easter plans?

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  1. ~Lavender Dreamer~ says:

    The lamb plate is just the sweetest! And what is sitting in your basket in the last photo? Did you make that, too? Hugs! ♥

  2. FrouFrouBritches says:

    I love that you have the antique bunny plate and cup and the lamb plate. They are both sentimental and adorable! Love that! And the egg from your Easter basket as a kid? That is so sweet!

    How’s the treatment on your back? You feeling better?

  3. Lots of fun vignettes at your house. I love the mix of vintage, sentimental, and good-quirky like the bobble-head and relaxed bunny.

  4. I love how all your little pretties have a story behind then and family history. Love those marble eggs!

  5. so lovely!!! looks like Easter at your house!!
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    Have a great week.

  6. Richella says:

    Paula, I love your bunnies!! And of course I love that you use items from your childhood and from the history of your family. But that lamb plate–now that is really special! And the card with the cross–you can imagine how much that appeals to me. Thanks for sharing your special decor!

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