Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Let the Easter Decorating Begin!!

My oldest son needed a filling at the dentist today, so I HAD to take the whole day of of work.  Bummer.  It's not my fault that the whole event at the dentist lasted 25 minutes!  

Anywhooo.....I used some of my extra time to get started on my Easter decor in preparation for having my family, and my husband's family, on Easter Sunday.  

Recently I picked up this pink bunny basket at a thrift store for $1.00. 
I also grabbed these wooden tulips (probably from the '80's) for $3.00.  Though they were peach and mint green, I saw some potential!!

See?? There you go.  Already looking better with some fresh, vibrant paint.  
And the bunny basket - he got a makeover too. I hit him with a can of aqua spray paint!!

I hid some floral foam in the basket and covered it with yellow Easter Basket grass.


And in went my freshly painted tulips.  I added some fake green ivy as filler and to add some lush-ness to the basket.  Last, but not least, in went my little frog on a stick.  I felt he finished things off quite nicely!!

Up on the door it went.    Of course, when my youngest son arrived home after school today he said, "Look, Mom! the Easter Bunny has been here already!" Too cute.  

9 comments:

  1. Great finds! I would love for you to link up at my Linky Party via: http://ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com/2012/03/show-me-what-you-got-linky-party-7.html

    PS: I am your newest Linky Follower!

    Mrs. Delightful
    www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  2. That makes for a happy door! You are totally making me feel bad for not doing even the tiniest bit of Spring/Easter decorating!

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  3. Oh my, LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! it, happy front door..Happy Easter to you all! S.T.

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  4. What a fun front door! Don't you just love paint!!
    Jo-Anna

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  5. Thanks so much for you comment Bronwyn! I glittered the eggs the easy way..I bought them like that! lol! Angie xo

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  6. Awww... so cute and cheerful! Loving the makeover on the bunny and tulips!

    Thanks so much for stopping by to link up!

    ~Angela

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  7. I love them! I love the colours you painted the tulips

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