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Showing posts with label decorating. Show all posts

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Easter Mantel - Seasonal Sundays # 199

 

Easter is the most holy of days in the Christian faith and one which I observe, but I also very much enjoy the secular aspects of Easter. As my children have gotten older I had become a bit more hesitant to decorate for the season and continue with the traditions of dying eggs, hunting for eggs and Easter baskets. Much to my joy, I have recently learned that my children look forward to these events and traditions. While some years I decorate more for a given holiday than others, it has made me smile when one of my daughters would remark on why I hadn’t decorated much or at all for a particular holiday. It’s traditions, both religious and secular, that help bind our families together through all of the ups and downs of life. I hope that no matter where you are that you’re continuing some of your family’s traditions.

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Happy Easter!

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Easter Display - Seasonal Sunday # 198

I have a good friend who is always moving her furniture around her home. I rarely do that. Once I find a place for furniture it tends to stay there, but I do like to change the look of my home. I feel it keeps things fresh. With Easter almost here, it provided a perfect excuse to rearrange and decorate my corner cabinet in my dining room. If you're a regular reader of The Tablescaper, you know I frequently change out my corner cabinet. There are certain spots in our home that lend themselves to being changed out for the season. Some areas are easier to change out than others. One of my favorite spots to change out is the corner cabinet in my dining room. I can very easily get an entirely different look and feel by changing out the corner cabinet. While you could change out every area of your home, try to find one that you change regularly. It will make the process less daunting. You’ll love the fresh look.

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The display is not cluttered or complicated, but a fresh look to reflect the season. Plus why let all of those wonderful dishes sit in boxes? LOL! Pull them out and enjoy them!

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The bunny pitcher and egg cups were on one of my Easter Tables and now are residing in the corner cabinet.

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As were this bunny bowl and the white salad plates.

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And the bunny casserole, but everything takes on a new look when set against the pink Bordallo Pinheiro bunny plates.

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Love the edging of cabbages on this Bordallo Pinheiro small platter.

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Sweet little bunny spoons sent to me by Sarah of Hyacinths for Your Soul a couple of years ago.

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A little juxta-positioning of color.

What changes have you made in your home décor in anticipation of Easter?

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Valentine Welcome

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Your entry always sets the stage for welcoming those into your home.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Valentine Mantel

 

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I felt like I needed something simple…

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Seasonal Sundays # 188 - Nest

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This time of year brings out the nesting in all of us.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

An Arctic Interior–Thursday Favorites

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My corner cabinet is one of my favorite places to change with the seasons.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Are you done with all this?

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Are you done with this weather?

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Seasonal Sundays # 181 - Country Living Fair Inspiration

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Red and green are the traditional colors when we think of Christmas décor but the simple use of white and black can make a striking display.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Kitchen Decorating for Christmas– Exciting News

 

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Even your kitchen deserves some decorating for Christmas.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Seasonal Sundays # 175 - Post Halloween Decor

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Welcome to Seasonal Sundays.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Seasonal Sundays #172–Halloween Decorating

 

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It’s that time of year…

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Seasonal Sundays # 170–Fall Vignette

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As the temperatures begin to dip…

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Seasonal Sundays # 163–Summer Decor

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There’s something about summer décor.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Spring Entryway – Seasonal Sundays # 152

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The entryway needed it’s seasonal makeover.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Spring Mantel - Seasonal Sundays # 149

 

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I was looking for a fresh change for my mantel.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Easter Sunday–Seasonal Sundays # 145


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Welcome to Seasonal Sunday.
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When decorating my mantel this year…

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013

St. Patty’s Day is a comin – Seasonal Sundays # 142

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It’s so fun to dress your house up a bit for each of the holidays.

Saturday, March 2, 2013

House Tour–Seasonal Sundays # 141

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Last week I shared with you that we had escaped the winter weather to Florida.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Preparations Continue–Seasonal Sundays # 130

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My Christmas preparations continue.

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In my post last week, I talked about how when you change the décor of a room, you wind up changing your holiday decorations too.

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My corner cabinet got a makeover as well!

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I enjoy taking things that I have and use every season, and…

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…giving them a little kick for Christmas.

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But I must confess, this little trio of Sadler English pitchers were a purchase this week from an antique shop while I was out Christmas shopping.

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Their coloring confirmed my thoughts on what I wanted to do in this cabinet.

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The little trio of ice buckets spans the years. The one furthest to the right is rather new…

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…while I believe this one was a wedding gift to my parents and, …

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…this one is from their days of cruising on the Holland American lines. LOVE the individual ice cube apparatus!

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Not all of my Christmas décor has gone silver!

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A few weeks ago I shared my new tree, with just it’s lights. Well, now it’s in it’s full glory – full of the many shades of Christmas!

Love seeing what you’re up to.

- The Tablescaper