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10-Minute Spring Centerpiece

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I know it may still be winter, but we thought we'd help you get a jump-start on your SPRING DECOR!

 

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Each month the Celebrations of Home Team brings you ideas for the seasons. 

I'm guilty every year of Naked Dining Room Table Syndrome. In other words, after I put the Christmas decorations away, I'm kind of burnt out. Thus the naked table.

I was in Hobby Lobby the other day and came across these beautiful speckled, plastic Easter eggs. They were on sale for only $4.19 per dozen. They are so real looking. I bought 3 dozen knowing they'd be perfect in the dining room.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

The colors are just so pretty with a nice vintage look. They were my inspiration for this……

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

The crochet lace and burlap runner were also on sale at Hobby Lobby. I had to take an iron to the runner. Then I simply placed the lace down the center of the burlap, trimmed the ends and tucked them under the burlap runner. It can easily be removed and used in another project down the road. It's pretty for spring.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

It's got this vintage, casual elegance to it. Since it's still later winter, I used the mercury glass candlesticks. They give I nice winter touch to the look.

When I started this project, I knew that I was using the ironstone pitcher, cotton stems (from Hobby Lobby), the basket, bunny and the eggs. 

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

I placed those and stood back. I knew the vignette needed a little something else so I started looking through my stack of odds and ends dishes. 

Also on OSH!  Simple Burlap Wall Art

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

The wooden piece was from the thrift store for .25 cents. I use it all the time. It's a perfect prop. It's actually the top from a butter churn. It's one of my favorite things to use.

At first I thought I'd make a little sign. Then I remembered that I had this broken bunny plate that I had glued. I ended up layering these plates together. This green plate is actually an extra plate that I didn't need for the gallery wall over our bed.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

The basket is used all the time now front and center since I gave it this paint makeover. You can see the details HERE

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

I adore these new cotton branches. They were too long for the pitcher so I shortened them with wire cutters. There are 3 branches in the vase. 

TIP! If the stems flop around together, simply rubber band the stems together. This will help them stand upright and look like a tighter bunch. Before the rubber band, they looked lifeless and sparse.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

They are a simple, more natural touch.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

The bunny used to not be so white and pretty. He used to be dark bronze. A little chalk paint made him fit into my everyday decor. In the summer, he hangs out on the screened porch.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

I had a little left over fabric that worked perfectly with the centerpiece. A pretty napkin or hand towel would work nicely as well. Just tuck the edges under.

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

Looking into the dining room now makes me smile. We just may have to have dinner in here one night soon.

Also on OSH!  Creative Spring Crafts and Ideas

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

10-Minute Spring Centerpiece by Our Southern Home

 

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  1. There’s been some suffering from naked dining room table syndrome at our house too Christy! LOL! I love how you cured yours with that darling centerpiece. 🙂 Pinning!

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