Thursday, March 18, 2010

Decorating for Spring

I'm itching for Spring.
The weather is actually cooperating this week and we've had THREE 50+ degree days!
Unfortunately it will still be several weeks before the mound of snow in my yard melts off.
Still - it's definitely time to decorate for Spring.

Here's how I started - by jumping on to the bird and egg bandwagon, of course!
(I've wrapped so many plastic easter eggs in twine over the past week that I could do it in my sleep!)

This dresser by my front door is my favorite decorating surface in my whole house. It's a perfect display area and I love to pile lots of seasonal decor on it.

My "Spring" vignette was a little lacking, though.  I wanted it to be tonal and soothing...but it ended up flat and boring.

I decided it need (what else!) a wreath.

So made the easiest wreath ever by trying some ribbon and a scrapbooking tag (which I wrote "nest" on) to a small grapevine wreath. I added a tiny nest and a couple of faux robbins eggs and called it good.

I covered a small styrafoam ball with moss and threw it on the dresser top to add a little green.

SO much better!

The display is almost entirely the same, but a couple new elements really helped everything pop.


Birdie @ Chirp in the Forest said...

It looks really cute! The egg and moss spring decorations really have my spring fever going :)

Jessi said...

You and I have very similar style and taste! Your twine eggs came out great (and I totally know what you mean by being able to make them in your sleep now). Happy Spring!

Reese said...

Very cute!! I love your "Is it Spring yet?" sign!

Becky@Beyond The Picket Fence said...

Very cute--love it all. As to is it spring yet, snowing hard here today :(

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