Easter Vignette

Once again I really wanted to be part of The Lettered Cottage's Spring Mantel Party, but I don't have a fireplace anymore, so I've decorated the chest in my entry way instead.
I thought it would be fun to use lavender and aqua in my spring decorating this year.


I made this really easy banner.
I was inspired by a gorgeous Valentine banner I saw at Simple As That.


It was so easy to make...
I simply cut a "V" out of the bottom of a book page.
I have a tag punch, so I glued on a tag punched from scrapbook paper onto the book page.
Finally I couldn't find letter stickers in the color I wanted so I traced lettered stickers onto scrapbook paper and cut them out and glued them on top of the tags.
Then I folded over the top of the book page and glued a string inside.
The string of the banner is taped to the back of a chippy white frame.



We don't have fresh lavender in the nurseries yet, so I placed some faux lavender in an urn from
Pottery Barn.
A little nest with blue eggs is leaned against it.


My dear friend Heidi made me this gorgeous Easter egg!
I loooove it!!
She had no idea I was using purple for my spring decorating.
Isn't that cool!



Finally a little aqua pot with a fern inside.
One of the few house plants I managed to keep alive this winter.
I am good with outdoor gardening.....
Can anyone tell me why house plants are so difficult???



Here is a shot of the whole entry way.
The soft pretty colors make me happy!


Feathered Nest Friday @ French Country Cottage


18 comments:

  1. LOVE IT Lisa!! We have the same PB crock, I love how you filled yours with the lavender and moss!

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  2. Your Easter vingette looks great Lisa! I don't have a fireplace mantel either:( but I do have mantel shelf that I decorate as if it was one. Enjoy your day, Gail

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  3. Lisa your banner is adorable. I love the background paper. A very lovely display.

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  4. Thanks for the inspiration! I just picked up some faux forsythia at Michael's hoping I would get into the spirit when I came home. Then your post came up. GREAT TIMING! Love it all (might have to go rip up some books now...)

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  5. Such a pretty entry!! Various shades of blue are everywhere and I love it. Just discovered your blog - lots of inspiration!

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  6. I love having a space like this to change up! Your display is so fresh and pretty!

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  7. Oh my - this is the cutest thing ever! I have to get to work and recreate this adorable banner - LOVE IT! Thanks for sharing - Jalon.

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  8. so pretty Lisa! thanks for sharing and for stopping by my blog today. :)

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  9. Very pretty - I love your banner too! :)

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  10. Your Easter banner is lovely and thanks so much for explaining how you did it. I am really inspired to make one!
    The whole vignette that you've created look very Spring-y! I love lavender!!!
    I haven't been here for a while to visit, so I shall take a look around.
    Have a wonderful day!
    Hugs, Cindy

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  11. love it. especially the crock. I've been looking at that one for ages - it's so versatile! Thanks for sharing, liz

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  12. So charming Lisa!!! Thanks so much for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

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  13. Hi! I found your wonderful blog on Feathered Nest Fridays! I love the adorable Easter banner and the colors are so fresh and fun! Your entire little Easter vignette is just so sweet! I'm now a follower and looking forward to reading and admiring more! Please feel free to stop by and see me too! Hugs, Leena

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  14. Love your idea especially as it has blue and luggage tags involved. Might try it at school with my class. Fiona

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  15. Hi Lisa,
    Your Easter vignette is just lovely. Love the combo of lavender and aqua for Spring. And ofcourse I love, love, love anything to do with birdies so the nest is a beautiful detail. Oh and the Easter egg your friend made for you is adorable. Great job. A very Happy Spring to you.

    Hugs and Kisses,
    ♥Ana

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  16. Precious! love the little banner on the distressed frame! The colors are wonderful. I have a thing for tags and this is just perfect! :)

    Bonnie @ Uncommon

    www.uncommondesignsonline.com

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