Thanks for all the well wishes and prayer for our annual Passion Play at our church! So far, background things are going well, and our dress rehearsals are next week. Since my schedule is so busy, I decided to take a few minutes today for a tablescape and blog post. Although I want to do at least one more table before Easter, I just may not have the time.
I decided to go with more traditional pink and pastels today. I used my pink tablecloth and topped it with this great toile pattern table runner. I purchased it just this week from eBay and I really like it. I see a lot of uses for it in the future since I love to set pink tables.
Of course, my vintage Homer Laughlin china called Sunrise was the perfect dinner plate for this table. The story of the great bargain and coincidence that I got these dishes is really a good one.
Anyway, I wanted to use a lot of pink in this table, but I just didn’t like the way the pink fruit bowl looked on top of the pink plate on the pink tablecloth.
It needed something to break it up, and I like this look much better.
I like the aqua Cunningham and Pickett Danube plate as a buffer between the two pinks. It really makes it more interesting and colorful.
Of course, I had to pull out my Easter napkin rings. I like the way they look with the pink napkins that match the cloth.
Grosvenor silver was the obvious choice for this table.
For glassware, I chose my pink tulip-shaped goblets and my rescued-from-the-garbage champagne flutes. If any occasion calls for champagne, Easter would be it!
For the centerpiece, I decided to use my rabbit collection. I had not used many of them in the last tablescape, so I looked over them and chose the best of the pinks and pastels to display on this table. One of my favorite Gail Pitman rabbits stands out in front of a vintage pink and blue one and is flanked by a sweet small bunny with pink ears.
Two Vicki Carroll rabbits continue the pink and aqua theme. I’m really glad I ended up choosing the aqua plate since this aqua bunny echoes the color scheme.
I purchased these cute little salt and pepper shakers at Cracker Barrel a while back. Aren’t they sweet? I love them on this table.
Since rabbits are the theme, I had to used this egg-shaped plate as the focal point of the centerpiece. I hope to find some more of these plates on eBay eventually, but so far I’ve had no luck. Several of the bowls have come up and a couple of mugs, but no plates. I’ll keep searching! I feel confident that I will find them sooner or later.
Love my Easter table and hope you do also.
On other news, I talked to my son yesterday and the house is moving along. The hardwood floors and bathroom tile are being laid.
They hope to move in May, but are still not sure. They are getting excited with the progress, however.
As for the flea market, sales are still down but have picked up in the last couple of weeks. Yesterday I even sold a set of dishes and a set of glasses. Neither one was high-dollar, but they are sold. That is the most important thing because sets of dishes and glasses take up a lot of merchandise space.
I am also at the point where I need to do some picking and freshen up my merchandise. Obviously, I am not going to have any time to do that in the near future. But I will plan some buying trips soon and hope to get some good stuff.
I’ll keep you posted. Have a great week and happy Easter!
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