May Tablescape with a Touch of Victorian Elegance!

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The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. ~Jean Giraudoux

May, oh May! Love and passion most definitely ring through our midst. Flowers bloom everywhere while birds serenade us with their joyful mating songs! This is the time to celebrate love and to honor our passions for life, creativity, and all that bring us joy! What better way to focus our energies and encourage loved ones to follow their bliss than to get together for a joyous May Fair?!

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Vintage Pearls and Hankies: Romantic Spring Dining Table Centerpieces and Décor!

 

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Oh how I adore the spring!! Colors are returning. New buds are emerging. Time for all of us to bring forth our new thoughts, ideas, and imaginings, and let them blossom! Hope you love my spring-inspired table centerpieces and decor! [Continue reading...]

Bunnies, Chicks, & Eggs: Spring Table Decor Full of Fancy & Fun!

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Looking for ideas of seasonal table decorations? table decor? table centerpiece ideas? Look no further! “There is another sort of day which needs celebrating in song — the day of days when spring at last holds up her face to be kissed, deliberate and unabashed. On that day no wind blows either in the hills […]

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Baskets & Cherry Blossoms: Traditional Spring Dining Table Centerpieces and Décor

Full Spring Equinox Table Image

Looking for ideas for your spring dining table centerpieces and décor? Combining pinks, greens, eggs, baskets, and cherry blossoms… you can never go wrong with traditional colors and themes! Every component of this lovely spring table setting is detailed here. Feel free to browse and enjoy!

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Ideas for Dinner: Spring Festival Sample Menu

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Looking for ideas for dinner that are seasonally appropriate and indeed special for spring? This is a five course sample menu fit for a king! The operative idea here is new veggies, lots of colors, light, crisp, cool, and fresh!! YUM!! Also, you might find it wonderfully enjoyable and downright relaxing to take the meal […]

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Craft Ideas for Spring: Tissue Paper Flowers!

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  Looking for craft ideas for spring? Nothing announces this particular season like flowers, and these beauties… where to start?! Tissue paper flowers are easy to make and lovely to look at. They also have many decorative uses, exercise our creativity, tap into the amazing natural color palette of the season, and reconnect many of […]

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Spring Party Crackers

Spring Equinox Cracker

Nothing says fun like holiday crackers! Who doesn’t love sitting around the holiday table in December, popping open those lovely little snapping mysteries to discover what hidden goodies may be inside? Then of course there are the riddles and the paper crowns

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Spring Cabbage Baskets

Spring Equinox Place Setting

What could cultivate the ambiance of spring better than faux cabbage baskets filled with colorful chocolate eggs?

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Spring Gift Ideas

The Dance of Spring

Though celebrations should be about the season and togetherness rather than materialism, a wonderful way to help children enjoy holidays is through the exchange of small, meaningful gifts, especially ones that may help clarify the idea behind the festival for them. One such gift is a book to be read and enjoyed as a family. […]

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Craft Ideas For Spring: DIY Party Hats!

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 “Spring is nature’s way of saying, Let’s party!” ~ Robin Williams Looking for craft ideas for spring? Look no further! And what says a party like party hats?  Their coordinated whimsy invites children of all ages to celebrate! When I decided that hats were a must for this year’s spring fling, I set out to buy […]

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