Thursday, April 2, 2015

Easter Decor, Flowers, and Music

Easter Decor, Flowers, and Music are in the air...

For a clean and simple look on the mantel, I have used some milk glass pieces that my Mom gifted me years ago.
Using an old church hymnal as a base, this piece looks right at home.
Tucked inside is a potted hyacinth, that I will plant outside when it is warmer.

Beside the hyacinth arrangement is two bunnies...

They are pulling a wagon full of decorated eggs.
I have had this for years and always look forward to decorating with it.

The bottom of this miniature egg tree is falling apart (it's that old).  But tucked inside the milk glass, you would never know.

The table is adorned with a simple bouquet of pink tulips.
They are gathered in a blue mason jar and tied with some twine for a bit of country flair.

Even with it's right ear glued in place, this bunny container holds jelly beans year after year.

A simple arrangement of store bought flowers grace the top of an old trunk.

Our church youth will be leading music for the Good Friday service.
Our oldest daughter plays guitar and our youngest daughter sings.
We are looking forward to this with proud, yet humble hearts!

Awake thou wintry earth.
Fling off thy sadness.
Flair vernal flowers, laugh forth your ancient gladness,
Christ is risen!
                                                    - Thomas Blackburn

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  1. I love all your pretty Easter things and the sweet kitty I see sitting in the window is pretty, too!
    Have a wonderful and blessed Easter!

  2. You have used my favorite flowers on your old trunk. They are beautiful! It was great to see you at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop!

    1. Having fresh flowers in the house always makes me smile. Thanks for visiting Debi.

  3. Beautiful Easter decor proud you must be of your children!....Have a great weekend and a most joyous Easter!

    1. Thank you Shirley. I seem to use the same few decorations every year, then just add fresh flowers. Happy Easter!

  4. LL, I'm partial to the milk glass vase with the hyacinths, but all of your Easter d├ęcor is beautiful! Wishing you and your family a Blessed Easter! xo Christine

    1. Thanks CB! I am digging that hyacinth too with the purple around favorite color, but not one I decorate with. Happy Easter!

  5. Love the mantel decorations!

  6. Love this handsome furry guy (or is it a girl ? :)) on the windowsill!
    The wooden bench is absolutely stunning! And my favourite decor piece is an egg tree (super cute).
    I bet you enjoyed your girls singing & playing!

    Hugs & big thanks for linking up this week:)

    Mila (Idea Box)

  7. Such a lovely post, those tulips really do brighten up the whole room!

    1. Thank you. Yes, those pink tulips do stand out against a more muted color scheme that I am used to.

  8. Lori Leigh, I love scrolling through the photos of your posts. Your photography (and subject matter!) is lovely.

    1. Susan,
      Your kind words mean a lot...thank you! I take a lot of pictures of one thing, then try to find a good one to post. Happy to hear that you enjoy them.

  9. I'm drooling over that old trunk/bench ;)

    1. It was my husband's great aunt's. I love using heirlooms throughout our home.


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