Thursday, March 15, 2012

Bringing Some Spring Into Our Home Decor

I made a few changes around the house this week.  The pear tree out front is in bloom, the bees are back in action and we've had the windows open; It's time for the winter decor to go.

In with the eggs...

and out with the pine cones.  
The eggs started as colored plastic eggs.  I painted them in neutral colors and bespeckled them (is bespeckled a word???).  I found the painted egg tutorial at Let It Shine.


used to look like this.

Despite my "let it snow" message on the dry erase lamp, we only had one pathetic little snow this winter.

I finally gave up the hope for any snow and decided to officially welcome Spring

And here are our favorite Easter decorations

These cute vintage bunnies were my mother-in-law's when she was a young girl in the 1950's.  I love having them around the house this time of year!

And did I mention they rattle???

Happy Spring everyone!!!  Are you ready for this warm weather?  Have you made changes around the house yet?  I'm wondering just how shameless it would be to turn the air conditioning on in March;  it has been over 80 degrees inside the house all week!


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  1. everything looks great but i love those vintage bunnies, too!

  2. You had me fooled with the eggs! Love the versatile lamp, too. ~ Maureen

  3. Those are cute. I just started a Spring battle of the cookers and crafters. There are some great prizes, please link up for a chance to win your Spring recipes and crafts.

  4. Everything looks great! Those little bunny decorations are fantastic! I hope you'll link up to my Hippity Hop Easter Project Hop

  5. I love how your eggs turned out! I cant wait to try them! Im your newest follower, feel free to stop by and check out my blog!


  6. Very cute ideas! Thanks for coming to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." We would love to have you back! -The Sisters

  7. Love your speckled eggs and egg tree! Would you be willing to link up this post to my Springtime Holiday Link Party going on now? I'd love to have you! Thanks, Michelle

  8. I love those eggs! I want to make some for my kitchen for all year round.

  9. Love the eggs! The "egg tree" is really cute, too. Thanks for linking to Handmade Tuesdays!

  10. Love the eggs. I almost put the A/C on yesterday. My husband told me to open a window. Lol I'm loving the 80 degree weather here in NY but it's March so it's a little bizarre. Thanks for sharing at DIYbyDesign.

  11. I had no idea you painted those eggs! They look great, and I love the neutral tones for spring. Great job! I gave you a feature tonight, I hope you can come by and check it out!

  12. You can bring some spring into your home. Learn from the post here


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