Saturday, April 12, 2014

A little Easter Decorating On The Front Porch

Hello and Happy Weekend Everyone. It was a gorgeous Spring day in Olympia today! I really enjoyed spending some time outside, decorating the front porch a little, before Easter has come and gone....

I will keep it short and sweet today, my Mom surprised me for my 40th Birthday with a visit from Germany, so we have Company and I am a lucky girl!!!

I always prefer to decorate with natural things

like this old galvanized wash tub, it makes a perfect Easter nest

and this old vintage wooden berry crate

and an old rusty bucket with flowers...perfect
I stole some hay from our Bunny for the Easter nest...lol

Thanks so much for stopping by !!!!

If you want to see some real "Easter Eye Candy", check out my last post (if you haven't already done so)
Meet Our Easter Bunny
xoxoxo Christine

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42 comments:

  1. Christine!!!! (Yes, I am screaming your name). I am so glad you started blogging. Look how amazing your pictures are. You're such an inspiration to me! I haven't even done anything for Easter decorating. I would love to get a pet bunny like you have. My neighbors cats would eat him, though. I am loving your blog!!!!!!

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  2. Love this,Christine! Very shabby chic and welcoming :)
    ~Erin

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  3. Your porch is soooo sweet. I love the single egg you have dangling from your wreath. I like your work boot. Could you take a close up picture? What do you have planted in it? I couldn't really tell. Thank you.

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    1. thanks so much for leaving me a sweet comment on my blog Little Brags I tried to reply to your comment directly but you came up as a non reply blogger (Google glitch) Thanks Christine . I do have some more close ups of the boots, here is the link to some gardening stuff.....
      http://littlebrags.blogspot.com/2013/06/cute-planting-ideas.html

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  4. I just love dropping in to see what you come up with!!! Oh and happy birthday. Have a wonderful time with your mom. :)

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  5. What a welcoming front porch - I'm in love with that bench !
    Happy birthday - have fun :)
    XOXO

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  6. Happy Birthday! That's a big one too. (I will turn 50 this year - yuck) I'm so glad to hear that you are enjoying your family this week. Your porch is decorated so cute. I love the hanging oversized Easter eggs!

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  7. You have a LOT to brag about, not just a little. Love the front porch, the bench, the buckets, the bunnies and all! Sooooo cuuuute!

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  8. LOVE your porch! Happy Birthday-enjoy time with your mom! :)
    Susan

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  9. Love all of your Spring touches.

    - Alma, The Tablescaper

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  10. You've created such a beautiful Spring porch Christine! I love the hanging eggs in front of the window. Have a nice visit with your mom. What a great surprise for your birthday!

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  11. I love how you change up your porch and I love, love, love the Easter vignettes. Great egg basket.

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  12. This is so cute!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

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  13. Your porch looks so good. I love what you have done with it.

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  14. Love all the galvanized "stuff". Nice to see your blog. I am on a restart with mine. Hop on over for a look. Would love to have you sign up. Linda

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  15. Your front porch is so charming! I love the Easter decor. Stopping by from FlusterBuster... Thanks so much for sharing! :)
    ~Leslie

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  16. What a pretty porch, I love all of the pretty pastel colors against all of the natural elements. Thanks for sharing at The Makers!

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  17. Happy Birthday Christine! Love the buckets filled with flowers…so pretty! I hope you and your mom will spend lots of time together! Frohe Ostern!

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  18. As always your front porch is delightful! I love your style. Happy Easter Christine!

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  19. Love your porch Christine. I especially love the old berry crate with the eggs. Love this time of year! Thanks for sharing at The Makers :)
    Corey @ TinySidekick.com

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  20. Very pretty, Christine! I love your bench! Happy Birthday and how nice to have your Mom surprise you with a visit.

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  21. Your porch looks adorable! I love the natural not so "cutesy" look too. I haven't done much in the way of Easter decorating this year but I really enjoyed seeing yours! :o)

    Tania

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  22. I hardly got any Easter decorating done this year so I'm happy to see yours, it's all so pretty! Thank you for sharing this at History & Home this week, take care - Dawn @ We Call It Junkin.com

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  23. I love your wash bucket nest.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Visiting from Common Ground today.
    Michele

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  24. This is super pretty Christine! I especially love that all your eggs are pastels and do blend in more naturally with your natural eAster Decor! Have a wonderful Easter!

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  25. Happy Birthday! Love that sweet bunny, what's his name? So cute...and your porch is just adorable! Happy Easter! Marcia

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  26. Ohhhh! This turned out so CUTE! I'm not a big fan of going all kitschy for the holidays- this is JUST the right mix of Spring and Easter. Very nice
    Found you on we call it junkin's linkup!
    ash@sn4g
    http://shabbynot4gotten.blogspot.com

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  27. love the porch your blog is so cool. Your in olympia is that washington so lucky trying to get out of california and move to washington. Have a Happy Birthday and Easter enjoy your moms visit.

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  28. I love the large, hanging eggs! Happy Easter.

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  29. Love your blog! I found you through Must Love Junk...and I am your newest follower. If I wasn't so wiped out tonight I would go read some of your older posts but I will catch up later. Pop by and sign up for my giveaway-I just posted it yesterday! Glad to meet you and I will put you on my sidebar right away! xo Diana

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  30. I love the neutral design vibe.... So fun and ageless decor!!!
    Pinning!! Happy Easter to you and yours…. :)
    “hugs” Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

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  31. A Happy Easter to you and your family, and a very Happy 40th!! Beautiful porch as always, I would love to do things like this xx

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  32. Hi Christine,
    I'm visiting for the first time... saw your feature @ Susan's blog. Yay!
    Love your Easter decorations... and it's so nice your mom could come out to visit!
    Happy Birthday, and have a wonderful Easter weekend!
    ~ Lin

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  33. Your porch looks so sweet with all your Easter Decor! thank you for sharing it with us at TTF. I pinned this on TTF features board http://www.pinterest.com/thriftygroove/ Also on TTG FB page
    https://www.facebook.com/thethriftygroove, on Twitter https://twitter.com/DiannH and finally G+https://plus.google.com/u/0/103188356492940862007/posts/p/pub
    So your porch got a lot of coverage today! LOL Have a very happy Easter!

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  34. I just came over from Susan's blog and signed up to follow you.. Your Easter porch is so pretty and I love your bunny - he is really cute.
    Have a wonderful Easter.
    Mary

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  35. Christine...it was so nice meeting you at Susan's blog and learning about you, your family and your blog! I look forward to following you!

    Your porch looks wonderful, especially that nest! And your bunny is adorable!!

    Have a Happy Easter. I'm happy your mother could come!

    XO,
    Jane

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  36. I just came from Kris's Blog, and I too live in a little suburb of Olympia, WA. I Love the way you have decorated your Front Porch. it looks Fantastic!!
    Have a Wonderful Easter!!
    Huggs, Nancy

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  37. Hi Christine, I love anything galvanized and how fun to use your buckets for Easter! The bunny nest is over the top cute! Enjoy your visit with your sweet mom. All the way from Germany, fantastic! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  38. I can't believe I missed this, I'm so glad it was featured on Work it Wednesday! Congrats! I just love everything about it! Great job, Christine, so so welcoming and perfect!
    Jenna

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  39. And this is what they called a perfect design! I have been researching how making my porch more attractive and this idea of yours is absolutely cool! I love the vintage wooden crate. I will visit the cute bunny!

    Sebastian of
    Gazebo and Bali Hut Super Store

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