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Friday, March 4, 2016

Hopping Down The Bunny Trail!


This little bunny sitting on the Easter egg was the beginnings of my tablescape. I saw her in TJMaxx a couple weeks ago and she shopped right into my cart with a couple others from her family! She is holding a little butterfly. I have named her Petey, after my mother.


The tablecloth is Cynthia Rowley and the napkins are Max Studio Home from HomeGoods. I love the soft shades of aqua.


The plate stack begins with white wooden chargers from Pier One. A white Bordallo cabbage charger is the first of the plates, followed by an aqua cabbage dinner plate made by Mexcera, then a white Bordallo luncheon plate and finally an aqua soup/salad bowl made by Mexcera. The aqua dishes were from HomeGoods, also. I only found  dessert plates. In fact I went back this week to see if they got another shipment in, sadly they didn't. I am hoping they will get more as I would like to add more of this color to my collection. They can be mixed nicely with the Bordallo cabbage dishes.



The glassware are tumblers, with aqua/white straws, found at Dollar Tree a year or two ago and the stems are from The Pioneer Woman's line found at WalMart. I really hesitated on buying them, but they were the perfect shade to go with several dishes I own. They come in different colors, along with dishes to match. No, this isn't a paid for post!


The flatware is Oneida Louisiana, which I have used numerous times.


The centerpiece is made up of several items, some new, some old...aqua Mason jars, little black/white bunny salt/pepper shakers, aqua candle pedestal that Petey is sitting on, aqua chippy flower candlestick holders, white platform candle holders/shaded aqua pillar candles. little white egg cups with aqua eggs and white tulips.











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39 comments:

Anonymous said...

Love it! Turquoise/aqua is one of my favorite colors and you've done it proud......what an exceptional, gorgeous table setting. Love Petey!
LY,
Delma

Anonymous said...

What fun with the bunnies. Another bravo tablescape. bbb

Gail @Purple Hues and Me said...

Beautiful tablescape, Margene! And I love all the cute bunnies!!!

Anonymous said...

Great table....looks like a soft spring day.....love "Petey"!
Love,
Jude

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

I think Petey is the star of the table, Marigene! I just adore aqua and you've set your table just beautifully with the dishes, the pretty napkins, glassware and goblets. The tulips in the aqua mason jars are the perfect Spring time touch. I wish I could hop on over to see it all in person...loved the view of the painting, too!
Happy weekend!

Laura said...

I also love Petey and I love your Pier I chargers and all of your aqua!
Oh my.
So pretty.

Thank you for sharing this at TOHOT #4.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I adore these colors! The Rabbit on the egg, Petey, adorable and what a fun find. This table is just saying SPRING to me! I needed a happy post this morning and yours is it. Thank you for making me smile.
hugs,
Linda

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Petey is darling. of course I love the soft colors of this special table. Truly spring like and so inviting. Beautiful tulips too. Enjoy your weekend and thanks for sharing such a lovely table.

Mountain Mama said...

What a gorgeous Easter table!! What's for dinner and what time should I be there? :)

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

O MY!! Love all that aqua!! Stunning tablescape!!
Thanks so much for stopping by!!

Hugs,
Deb

Pam Richardson said...

Marigene, what a beautiful table you have set! Your rabbit that hopped into your cart is the perfect centerpiece! And oh that stack of dishes is lovely! Love the color scheme! Blessings, Pam @ EverydayvLiving

Daniela said...

Thanks most sincerely for the lovely words you left at ~ My little old world ~ as a comment, I truly appreciate them so much !
Your blog is so wonderful, you share so much good taste that I cannot help but follow you !

Enjoy your weekend,
with so much gratitude

Daniela

Stacey said...

The colors on your table are beautiful! I love the way you incorporated springiness with the fresh colors but included the bunnies too.

Thank you so much for joining Thoughts of Home on Thursday. We are thrilled to have you. :)

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Marigene, Simply gorgeous. I love your table and the color is so pretty for spring. I brought in aqua for spring and summer too again this year. The bunnies are darling. Beautiful tablescape. Thanks for stopping by and your kind comment. I so enjoyed my visit here and now a new follower. Have a nice weekend. xo

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Ohhhhhhhhh so lovely - so springy. I think this is one of my favorites. Petey is just darling. I love how you've mixed up all the shades of color together and how well they go together. I am going to get out some easter/spring things today - definitely time to decorate. Have a perfect week my friend.

thepaintedapron.com said...

OH, my favorite color Marigene! LOVE the bunny on the giant egg, adorable! I have been trying NOT to buy those PW goblets, because I don't need them, but they are so cute and perfect for your Easter table of aqua. Love the napkins and your signature cabbage plates! Happy week
Jenna

Rettabug said...

What a beautiful color combination, Marigene...so fresh looking! I didn't know they came in those turquoise colors...my favorite.
Love all your darling bunnies & carrots & beautiful tulips, too.

To answer your question regarding how long it takes to make a quilt like Nicole's...the actual construction of the quilt top totally depends on the skill of the person. I'm guessing about 2 weeks if one doesn't make too many mistakes & has to rip out.
HOWEVER, the quilting of that puppy took me HOURS & HOURS & HOURS, days upon days upon days!! My back was killing me...I had to take Aleve & actually had a glass of wine when I finally finished it & I haven't drank much of anything for over 5 years! It was a true labor of love. That is also another reason why MINE is still sitting, waiting for me to get up the gumption to tackle it. LOL
Thank you for your sweet comments on it.

thel day said...

Very pretty. I love the color combinations and the little bunnies are so cute.

Mary K.- The Boondocks Blog said...

What an honor and a pleasure it would be to sit at your table and to enjoy an Easter meal. The tablescape is so much fun... I might even forget about eating and just admire the beauty.

Lori @ Dining Delight said...

Gorgeous colour combo for your Easter table! You've coordinated wonderful shades of blue/green and a lovely arrangement of dishes and table décor! Pinning for sure!

Carol said...

Marigene, I love your Easter tablescape. It's an inspiration. I hope to get out all our Easter decorations this week at add some springtime happiness to the house. Your tableware is really pretty.

Pat Cantwell said...

Marigene,
Adorable Bunny Trail Tablescape, dear friend!
I am quite smitten with your napkins!
Love all the blue and green blended harmoniously within each setting!
Fondly,
Pat

Kiki Nakita said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog.

What a sweet Easter Tablescape. I especially like your colors and the bunny. I have one similar guarding my indoor daffodils on my kitchen island.

~Kiki~

Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence said...

So pretty, I just love all that turquoise!! Yummy! Thanks for linking up to Talk of the Town!

Rachel Teodoro said...

What a beautiful tablescape. The blues are gorgeous! Thanks for linking up to Talk of the Town link party.

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Your spring table is so pretty and festive! Love the color combination. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Talk of the Town.

Valerie CottageMakingMommy said...

I'm in love with your tablescape. My mom loved turquoise and I do too. I always try and keep some around every time I see it...makes me think of my mom.

Valerie CottageMakingMommy said...

I'm your newest follower.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

Love the Easter colors and your bunny collection, Marigene!

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

I am totally crushing on these beautiful spring colors, and you know how I lust after your cabbage plates! Lovely setting here, and those bunnies are just adorable.

Julie Nichols said...

I'm in love with your tablescape. I love all the beautiful blues and the pretty plates. Thank you for linking up to Talk of the Town. Hope to see you again!!
Julie @ Love My Simple Home

Amy Ellis said...

Loving how you've displayed your bunny collection. Your tablescape would put a smile on anyone's face, it's so welcoming!!

Karen (Back Road Journal) said...

Your centerpiece rabbit just makes you smile, I can see why you wanted to get her. Your table is lovely all done in aqua.

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Good Morning Dear One,

Well, family just left and I am loving catching up with my sweet friends!
These shades of blue are so refreshing and captivating! Of course you know that I adore little bunnies and your collection is enchanting.

What a delightful treat it would be to sit at this table with you and yours!
Jemma

The French Hutch said...

Hi Marigene, I love your Easter tablescape. I thing the aqua is perfect for spring and Easter. The centerpiece is my favorite of your bunnies, she looks so sweet up there on the moss, speaking of which I can't get enough of in the spring. Place settings are lovely and those cabbage plates gorgeous. Always get inspired here.
A happy weekend to you sweet friend……..

Rue said...

I love the southing colors of aqua that you used, Marigene. Petey is pretty cute too :)

xoxo,
rue

Candy S said...

I'm feeling the bunny love from your pretty "Hoppin' Down the Bunny Trail" tablescape. Shopping is such fun when you find the goodies you want to set a wonderful tablescape like this one. Your bunny sitting on the aqua egg centerpiece is spot on perfect for this table. I do love aqua for every season and every holiday. The aqua mixed with whites and greens makes a beautiful combination that soothes the eyes and delights them at the same time.

Have a wonderful week!
Hugs,
Candy

Shelia said...

What a darling table! I love your center bunny and you've given her more prominence sitting up on the plate stand. The little black and white ones are cute too. Love all of your dishes and I have a few of those. Hope you're doing well and thanks for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

Sorry I'm late! I came back to leave a second comment and see that my comment never went through. Do you know how many different colors there are in the cabbage plates? Petey deserves to be the center of attention! Aqua is one of my favorite colors (besides black and white LOL) and you've set your table tastefully with the dishes, those gorgeous napkins, glassware and goblets.