Friday, March 27, 2015

a fun & simple Spring centerpiece




Spring is finally here!

We've been enjoying amazing weather . . . mild days and cool nights.

I love this kind of weather!  It reminds of a Fall, but with bright greens and lots of flowers.

Our days are filled with sunshine and beautiful clouds . . . perfect for vibrant salads and refreshing lemonades; and because our evenings are still on the cool side, we're enjoying Spring-inspired soups like herb & chicken meatballs in home-made broth and creamy potato and leek soup with home-made smoked paprika croutons and fresh herbs . . . YUM!

And what's Spring without fresh flowers!?





If you follow me, then you know my dining room table and kitchen island always have fresh flowers!

Although I've been enjoying gorgeous flowers, I'm also crushing on green grass this Spring! 





I bought several shallow dishes of grass from our local market to use in my Spring decor this year.

Did you know that grass is a symbol of rebirth?

I assembled these fun & simple Spring centerpieces using hand-blown brown eggs, colorful tinfoil covered chocolate candy eggs, and grass.




I love their simplicity . . . and hope that I've inspired you to create a simple Spring-inspired centerpiece for your home, too.






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14 comments:

  1. Well you certainly have inspired me. We are leaving tomorrow for our home in the cold. Yep we're snowbirds and we've been enjoying 70's during the day. Perhaps our daffodils will be up :-) Your flowers are beautiful -- you captured their beautiful colors perfectly!! I'll have to make a special centerpiece -- our grandsons will be down and we're excited to see them and especially to cook for them. Have a wonderful weekend. Meant to tell you, can't wait to make your soup -- it'll be cold up there and we'll need it.

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  2. I love grass as a "houseplant." I just think it's fun and perfect for spring. What a great, easy centerpiece! Love (love LOVE) your colorful flowers too! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  3. You know, I too love simple eggs mixed in with all that happy decorative Spring color. I think this looks splendid. And since it looks so beautiful, I'd like to invite you to link it up at our SHARE IT party: http://www.finecraftguild.com/share-it-sunday-linky-party/ That would be terrific! ~ Rose

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  4. Love it. Simple, pretty and delicious too....he he.

    Thanks for linking up to Marvelous Monday on Smart Party Planning.

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  5. The grass with the eggs is adorable!

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  6. What a pretty centerpiece! I'm trying not to be jealous of your spring like weather :) Thanks for sharing at What'd You Do This Weekend!

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  7. That is lovely! You have such talent, thanks for sharing so we can appreciate it too. Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

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  8. Very simple, and so pretty!

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  9. Love this, what a great idea! Thank you so much Suzanne for sharing on Making Memories Mondays! Happy Easter!
    Cathy@threekidsandafish{dot}com

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  10. This is exactly how I (like to) decorate. Thanks for linking it up at SHARE IT sunday linky party. I'd love to see you again on Easter Sunday with your latest and greatest. (party opens at the end of today at the FineCraftGuild.com)

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  11. Lovely photo's and always Suzanne, hope you've had a wonderful Easter! Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by and link up again. Have a great day!! Laura@Baking in Pyjamas

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  12. So lovely as always Suzanne! Love your décor! Thanks so much for sharing at Your Turn To Shine :) Hope you have a great week!
    Kendra @ www.joyinourhome.com

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  13. Such a lovely display! I love the use of real grass, along with fresh flowers and those pretty brown eggs! Thanks so much for sharing at Talented Tuesdays!

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