Spring Easter Decor

Spring Easter Decor

Decorating our home for spring and Easter using Blue Willow and items we already own.

Easter Egg Salad

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsWhat do you do with all of the dyed eggs when Easter is over? We love deviled eggs, but don't forget about yummy egg salad! Here's my personal recipe below. Try using different kinds of bread, too. You can get variations of flavor with rye, white, or croissants. I personally love egg salad on rye [...]

Easy and Elegant Easter Place Settings

Let's get real for a minute here: You're probably not hosting Easter brunch for a magazine shoot. Your place settings don't have to look like the Easter Bunny couldn't decide what to buy, so he bought one five of everything. There are several reasons why I like to feature simple, but elegant place settings.First, hosting friends [...]

Spring Entryway Decorations

The sunshine and warmer temps have definitely been inspiring. Our bright and happy Easter and Spring decorations have carried throughout the house. Here are a few pictures of the entryway.Click any photo if you want to see it bigger!//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI don't think I've shared a photo of this table yet. It was originally a dark cherry [...]

Our Easter Mantel

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI thought I'd share a few photos of our Easter mantel this year. If you've read my past posts then you know that I like to decorate by "shopping" my house for items I can use. I always gravitate towards shopping for items of specific color. This time I was on the hunt for blue.To [...]

How to Create an Easter Centerpiece in 3 Easy Steps

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsGood Morning! I'm working on some Easter decorations and thought I'd share my 3 step method for those of you that might get stuck and need some inspiration. Breaking it down into 3 simple steps makes things so much easier!Things you already own can be used as a container!Step #1 Pick a ContainerI "shopped" around [...]

A History of Country Easter Egg Decorating: a Pennsylvania Dutch Tradition

//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsAn introduction:Today most families decorate their Easter eggs with store bought kits. I know we certainly do! The more advantageous egg decorators may even use natural dyes they discovered on Pinterest. I would like to share with you the history of how my grandparents and great-grandparents decorated Easter eggs with their kids, my dad included, [...]

Southern Easter Traditions

Does your family ever play "remember when?" "Remember when Momma and Dad would take us to see Santa Claus every year at the mall?" "Remember when we would drive around looking at Christmas lights?" Traditions are important. Most families, regions, and countries have traditions that feed the culture of its people. The South is no [...]

Easter Mantle Ideas

 I've decorated our mantle for Easter. And, as always, I've used a mixture of new and old. That's the best way, don't you think? If everything was vintage or antique, we'd be missing out on some of the great new decorative items out there. And I love shopping way too much to do that. ;)I [...]