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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Spring Tulip Tablescape


Welcome to Tablescape Thursday hosted by Susan at http://betweennapsontheporch.blogspot.com/ She is the tablescape queen! Her easter themed tablescape for this week is beautiful! Go visit her to check it out and for a list of all the participants. I assure you that you will get tons of ideas for your own tablescape!
This is my spring inspired tablescape. I found the tulip arrangement premade at Michaels, but took it apart and added the hydrangeas. I then put it all together in the ceramic apple pitcher. I bought the green plates at Pier 1, napkins at Dillard's last year, and the rabbits the other day half price at Hobby Lobby. As you can see this is a very small table and we eat here everyday.

The rabbit on the left looks like he's trying to smell the tulips!




As I was working on my tablescape I looked out the window and saw this sunset. I don't think I've ever seen one this beautiful in my own backyard! (yes that fence needs to be stained, hubby's fixing to work on that...lol)


Thank you for visiting me! Hope you enjoyed my little spring tablescape!

48 comments:

Terrie's Lil' Piece of Serenity said...

Beautiful Kristen, I have a set of three of those same bunnies. I love your tulips. The colors of your tablescape are very welcoming.
Hugs, Terrie

Martha said...

Beautiful. Love the colors -- the brown, green, yellow -- it's awesome! And I love the bunnies.

Deb said...

I love the tulips and the bunnies. I love the earth tones of your tablescape. Deb

prof en retraite said...

Hi Kristen! I love your tulip centerpeiece! and the bunnies are adorable! Such a wonderful sunset...and right in your own backyard!!!...Debbie

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen this is gorgeous!

I love your yellow tulip centerpiece and the bunnies are precious.
That's a very pretty pitcher you used.
Neat idea.
It's just perfect for a Springtime dinner.

Your sure were blessed with an amazing sunset to capture in a photo.
Lovely and amazing colors.

My hubby is taking a week off next week and we are re-staining our back deck and fence. I just had the house and deck pressure washed today. I'm planning to hang huge ferns from our back porch roof for the first time as well.
Inspired by yours. Thanks!

Loved your TT!
~Melissa :)

Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

This is beautiful Kristen! The flower arrangement is gorgeous! (Thanks for the idea!) Those bunnies are too cute. For the millionth time, I wish we had a Hobby Lobby! ☺♥☺ Diane

xinex said...

Very pretty, Kristen! A very warm and welcoming tablescape. Gorgeous tulips and love the brown bunnies!...Christine

~CC Catherine said...

I'm totally loving that tulip centerpiece Kristen! The table is so pretty and springy with them demanding the attention! I also think the combination of all the textures on your tablescape look fabulous. The little bunnies are soooo cute! The printed napkins and colors are so cute too! Love it all~ ~CC Catherine ;)

Xazmin said...

I love the tablescape AND the sunset...both beautiful!

Xazmin

Happy To Be said...

Just beautiful Kristen the table and the sunset ...how special are both..hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

B said...

Everything looks so lovely and springy fresh. And, what a gorgeous sunset. What a great shot that was!

Tim said...

Ok thats it. I just need you to do our entire house. I say house because it truly wont be a home until it is decorated by someone like you. Carey and I both have no clue when it comes to that stuff. However we love everybit of it.

That sunset was Im sure thanks to that huge front that came thru tonight. We has major storms from it and from radar it looked like it might have made it up your way but i dont know.

Love and Prayers,

Tim

Alisa Lucas-Brown said...

Hello Kristen!
I adore your tablescape. Of course I love tulips - one of my all time favorite flowers. Those little bunnies you have tucked beneath your tulips are so cute. What really caught my eye is the new picture you are using in your header. I love the way you have arranged the bunnies inside the berries and vine. Very original. Have a "hoppy" day! See ya soon,
Alisa

Bo said...

Hi Kristen...when I saw your centerpiece I thought the tulips were real...you did a great job re-creating that arrangement. Your little bunnies are so cute & the one on the left is smelling the flowers! LOL ;-) Bo

Jo said...

Love the tulips and the bunnies hiding underneath are adorable. Such a welcoming look.

Jo

"Blossom" said...

Soft suttle colors for spring. I feel comfortable here. The little rabbits are so cute and I do like the one that is tipping his head upward; so darn cute. The napkins have such a pretty color.

Wendy said...

Your table is charming!...and so springtime! I adore how you remade the tulip centerpiece...you are so very creative. The little bunnies under it are precious.
I'm so glad you enjoyed your time in Branson, and especially dinner on the landing...it's such a fun place to go.
Smiles,
Wendy

Linda said...

So pretty. I wish I was creative. I would have never thought to put more in an arrangement I bought. The bunnies are a sweet added touch.
Blessings,
Linda

Lynda said...

Kristen, your creativity and your eye for color never cease to impress me! Your table is beautiful...so inviting, so tranquil.

Thank you for taking the time to stop by my blog to share your places to buy great florals. Yours always look like they are real...I love that! I half expect your bunnies to hop away! :>)

Warmly,
Lynda

Chari said...

Mornin' my friend,

So happy that you stopped by to take a little peek at my "Brume de Rose" tablescape and thank you for leaving such sweet comments! It's always such a pleasure to have you visit!!!

Well my friend, what a beautiful Spring tablescape that you've made! I just adore it! I have had such a "thing" for little bunnies here lately! You're absolutely right, that one little fella looks like he's sniffing the pretty flowers...just adorable!!! I love your pretty centerpiece, although I must say that I about fell off of the chair when you said that you bought a pre-made floral arrangement...hehe!!! I felt much better after I read that you added your personal touch to it though! Hehe!!! Love the hydrangeas and tulips together and such pretty colors!!! I love your green plates, I have a set very similar...love that shade of green! And I love your woven mats...I need to get me some of those...love the look of them!

Well Sweetie, thanks again for coming by...I sure did enjoy your beautifully set table!!!
Love ya,
Chari
PS...sure looks like ya'll had fun in Branson! I've never been there but would love to go!

Domestic Designer said...

Looks lovely! Thanks for sharing the beautiful sunset as well! Have a great day!

Janie's World said...

So serene! Love the tulips and the bunnies. That sunset was incredible! So lucky.

kimmcl said...

Omigosh Kristen! I'm so in love with those chargers and napkins! And those glasses are very elegant. You do have the touch girl! Thanks for sharing your beautiful tablescape! ~~Kim~~

Kristen said...

I love your glasses! and your tablescape.

The bunnies look so fun

Christi at A Southern Life said...

Hey Kristen, I live in a small town in Arkansas too - Mountain Home - where are you. Great table, love the bunnies. Gorgeous sunset too, glad you got a pic. Checked out your etsy site. Very nice frames!

Libby Murphy said...

how inviting and lovely - great colors and tulips are among my favorites. . . your tablescape has a very warm feeling to it
happy twirls,
Libby

Angie said...

Love this tablescape! The flowers and rabbits are just perfect together!

Mama said...

Kristen your tablescape is beautiful and elegant, I love your colours, the napkins and the bunnies smelling those gorgeous tulips (my fave flowers). Happy TT, Kathy.

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

beautiful table! Happy Tablescape Thursday ~ Susan

Kim Chalfant said...

Lovely tablescape. And yes, it does look like the bunny is smelling the tulips. I like the hydrangeas that you added to the arrangement. The sunset looks beautiful. Who doesn't love a good sunset?

Marci @ All Things Wonderful said...

So pretty! Love the bunnies.

Zoe said...
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Tracy said...

Kristen, your table is beautiful! The bunnies are too cute. The colors are awesome.
Tracy

Dream Mom said...

Sooo pretty! I love the yellow tulips and how the texture contrasts with the placemats. The bunnies are adorable. He looks so sweet smelling the flowers.

The sunset was beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

jen said...

Love it!!

Jen

Cass @ That Old House said...

First of all, thanks for sharing the sunset. Mother Nature is the best decorator of all!

Your table is charming. I love how the bunnies are sort of tucked under the flowers .. almost hidden, rather like the shy creatures they are in nature. Lovely!
Cass

~Kelly~ said...

How pretty! Love the colors and the tulips. Oh and what a beautiful sunset:)

Mrs. G said...

Beautiful Tablescape Kristen, so classic and lovely. I love brown bunnies too.
Hugs,
Sue

Miss Janice said...

Love the colors of your tulip tablescape...the bunnies are too cute!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, this is so pretty, and I love that the little bunny looks like he's smelling the flowers. That sunset is gorgeous. laurie

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen,
I sure hope everything is allright with Miss Nancy. She hasn't posted anything on he blog in a very long time.
The FYR party isn't up and running either.
I am worried about her.

~Melissa

Cathy said...

Kristen,
I love your tablescape!!! The bunnies look so sweet sitting under the tulips!!! I love what you did with the flower arrangement!!! You are always so creative. The sunset is gorgeous!!! Lucky girl!!! If you get a chance stop by and say hello.
I am finally up and running again.XOXO
Cathy

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen, :)

Miss Nancy is back and she is okay!
You can still post your FYR
if you would like.
~Melissa :)

Nicole ~ said...

Hey Kristen, you have such a charming tablescape. I love the touch that the little bunnies add to it. You are right, that sunset is beautiful.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend, Nicole

LdyDy said...

Very lovely table. Those bunnies are sure cute! All very spring! That sunset is just breathtaking! P.S. Love your banner!

Tootsie said...

I think it is adorable! so pretty and inviting. have a great weekend

Judi said...

Your tablescape is beautiful. I love the flower arrangement in the pitcher and those bunnies....and the dishes and the lovely napkins.
Just love it!
thank you for sharing
come by and visit when you have some time.
Judi

mel said...

This is a beautiful tablescape. You are so creative. I left a surprise for you on my blog, so stop on by when you have time. :)

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