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Easter in My Foyer

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in easter, foyer | 10 comments

Easter decorating began last week at my house.

I had planned a day of errands and decorating for others.

As I dropped my oldest off at school, my dashboard started “dinging.”

I watched my oil pressure gauge drop to zero.

A quick call to my mechanic let me know that I could drive no farther.

(Did you know that if your oil pump goes out that you can burn your engine up if you drive any distance?

I did not.  So, I thought I would make sure that you knew!)

I left the keys in my car for the tow truck. . .

Flagged a friend down to take me home. . .

(My husband was out of town.)

I was trapped in my house for an entire day.

So, the decorating (and cleaning) began.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

I must admit that a day at home was VERY productive.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

I had not completed that much laundry in one day in years.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

Bathrooms got cleaned.

Eggs found new homes in brass containers.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

Floors got vacuumed.

Bunnies got bows.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

Clean clothes actually got put away.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

Furniture got dusted.

Chicks made their way out of the hutch and onto brass trays.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle

I ended up having a good day at home.

Easter Decorations @ DaisyMaeBelle  I did realize that my wheels are very important to my sanity.

As productive as the day was, I did feel a bit trapped.

But, the work that got done was fantastic!

Maybe someone should take my keys away from me once a week. . .

By the way, my car will be ready in the morning!

Yippee!

Life to the full,

Melissa

Sunday

Under the Table and Dreaming

I Heart Naptime

The DIY Showoff

The Tablescaper

I Should Be Mopping the Floor

Nifty Thrifty Things

Flamingo Toes

Twigg Studios

 

 

Monday

Cowgirl Up

Mod Vintage Life

Between Naps on the Porch

Home Stories A to Z

A Stroll Thru Life

Uncommon Designs

Alderberry Hill

Project Inspir(ed)

 

Tuesday

Elizabeth and Company

My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

Cozy Little House

The Rustic Pig

A Diamond in the Stuff

Knick of Time

 

 

Wednesday

Savvy Southern Style

Shades of Amber

Someday Crafts

Beyond the Picket Fence

The 36th Avenue

Stone Gable

 

Thursday

Imparting Grace

The Vintage Farmhouse

Freckled Laundry

No Minimalist Here

The Charm of Home

From My Front Porch to Yours

The Shabby Creek Cottage

 

Friday

My Romantic Home

French Country Cottage

Tatertots and Jello

Miss Mustard Seed

Common Ground

The Shabby Nest

Liz Marie

Craftberry Bush

Jennifer Rizzo


Saturday

Funky Junk Interiors

Six Sisters Stuff

It’s Overflowing

Too Much Time

 

 

 

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10 Comments

  1. You really did it up great gal. Everything looks so pretty but not too much stuff. I’m gonna “borrow” some of your ideas. Love all your pretties. Great use of a “captured” day.
    Your little chicks look so cute on your brass tray.
    I got some really cute ceramic bunnies at Habitat and Goodwill last week, love em. Don’t know if I’m going to try to find my Easter box from past years or not. Now that I have a nice glass cloche like yours and my bunnies I’ll be having so much fun arranging new decorations on my faux mantel (shutter shelf).
    Got 2 new wire bird cages on sale lately also. Bought bead garlands to wrap around them and whatever else I want to after Easter. Been hitting Michaels and HL sales. Have fun gal. Happy March

  2. It sounds like you got a lot done, Melissa, so maybe not a total loss of the day. : ) Love all your vignettes. What are those potted plants in the tall narrow terracotta pots? Those are very interesting and I like the narrowness of the pots.

  3. Your entry way looks just beautiful. All the attention to detail is just fabulous… Down to the cute ribbons on the bunnies .. HUGS and have a blessed week . Sherry @ The Rusty Pearl

  4. so fun! i love the gate and love the bunnies! :) some on spring get here already!

  5. It’s all lovely…I especially LOVE the vintage, metal frame you’ve repurposed here to display treasures! Found you thru the Knick Of Time Party. Stop by my blog if you get a chance!
    Roselle

  6. I think we all need a day a week like that! Beautiful as always Melissa!

  7. Wow, what a productive day you had! You are ready for the Easter bunny for sure. Love all your sweet touches, just the right amount.
    Gorgeous!
    Hugs,
    Patti

  8. Love your Peter’s Pottery rabbits! I have a few myself, and they are among my favorites.

  9. Love all your spring touches !

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