Monday, March 26, 2018

Spring Home Tour 2018



Welcome to my Spring Home Tour!

(Pic heavy warning!)

I'm excited to show you a few samplings of some
spring decorating around our nest.

It's still much too cold outside, so come inside
where spring has sprung!

Still being winter weather here,
 our front door entryway urns are still empty.
Hopefully it won't be much longer a wait to fill them!









Won't you please come out of the cold
and sit with me a spell?

I have really missed you!







A artisan stone bunny and some spring branch blooms
 await you on the table in the foyer.








You will find all sorts of bunnies,  nests with eggs,
birds and butterflies tucked around here in our home.
I like decorating with a relaxed earthy nature vibe.

But you already knew that, didn't you?









In early spring you will nearly always find
 some white tulips here in the house somewhere;
they're my go-to favorite flower
 till the pink peonies bloom.

See them tucked way in the distance
 in a small old ironstone pitcher?









Here on my antique table is my beloved bunny candy dish.
It should have mini Cadbury eggs inside,
but I can't seem to stop emptying it.

Hello, my name is Michele, and I am an eggaholic.








Our mantle is kept tidy and simple.


The forsythia branches give us a happy touch of color.







My hubs planted two bushes of them in the back tree-lined
area of our backyard. They've gotten so big that
they can give up some branches now and then!

But some of the faux ones look so real now
that it's difficult to tell the difference!









On the shelf under my little hand painted side table
is a chippy glass terrarium lidded box
 happily featuring nature's season.









Here are some real pussy willow branches...
that I have had to hot glue gun the furry bits back on.

Once they dry out they're meant to fall to the ground,
so it requires the "hotness"to keep it all together. 








Here we also feature a perfect REAL bird's nest
found dropped out of a tree a few years ago.

Its engineering is stunning.

Having 8 fingers and two thumbs
 I could never attempt make anything such as that!








We recently moved our wine rack
 from the dining room into the living room

I really love it here - found we're using it much more
as a "drink station" now that it is more accessible!








This "suitcase" that this wooded nest is sitting upon
 is actually a faux box - and it's actually a pull-out drawer!


Inside we keep our bar accessories:
wine corkscrew, church key, swizzles, wine glass identifiers, etc.

I like that it is now all neatly kept in this "self-serve" bar area.









In my quest to purge clutter, organize
and make sense of what we own,
 I am attempting to keep only things
 functional, used and loved.

(At least for things I am in control of managing.)

It's brutal to do it - but it is making a big difference!

I find it is getting easier and easier each effort I make!












To see my neutral Spring/Easter tablescape
just click here.


Thank you for leaving a comment,
I read and cherish each one!


As always, thanks so much for your visit!


Hugs,

~Michele



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24 comments:

  1. Michele, Love the header! Your home looks so lovely, light and airy and everything I would love mine to be. You have such lovely vignettes and accessories. Love the bunny and I have the same problem, mine keep emptying. Great idea for keeping bar supplies in the “suitcase box” where everything is stored but handy. Such a beautiful home, thanks for the tour. Happy Easter.......

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  2. Everything looks so pretty, Michele. You and I decorate similarly...we both like it pretty but not overdone. :)

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  3. Oh Michelle, you're home is so pretty and your photos are great! Love your gorgeous black front door with those windows! Happy Easter Week!

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  4. Your home so so beautiful and all your lovely decorations. I didn't do much this year just some bunnies and eggs around.

    I hope that you soon get some nice Spring weather. I do remember those cold winters in Ohio that went on and on forever.

    Your photos are very pretty - great job.

    Have a wonderful blessed Easter and have a Easter egg hunt for that beautiful baby girl.

    Hugs,
    Mary

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  5. I love your home tour, so pretty !

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  6. Beautiful spring home! Yes, I do love your style. Of course, I shall return!

    (I am trusting that our outside worlds will soon match the lovely interiors where spring really is happening.)

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  7. Gorgeous. I love your house, everything is so pretty and that view of the stairs and landing from the front door is amazing.

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  8. Adorable Spring Tour!Love your dainty and pretty decor!Hugs!

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  9. So beautiful.. I love your decorations.. very neat and beautiful..

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  10. I am swooning over that corner antique table, Michele, and all your beautiful Spring/Easter decor. Thank you for sharing your pretty home with us. Now about those Cadbury eggs....you're so funny! I love Russell Stover strawberry or raspberry cream filled eggs!!

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  11. Everything looks just beautiful, Michele! You have some lovely pieces and the house looks great all dressed for Easter. I love the suitcase! xo Diana

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  12. Every thing looks so clean and neat and uncluttered. Very pretty...

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  13. It all looks so pretty Michelle. I just adore your bird inside the glass box with the keys. I had to pin that idea. Love the suitcase too. Happy Easter to you dear lady. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  14. Michele, your home and spring decor is simply beautiful. I love the wreath with the farm eggs on the front door and that gorgeous antique table. Our weather is finally warming up and I hope yours will soon! Have a most blessed Easter!

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  15. Thank you for the tour of your beautiful home. I've always admired your classy decor. I'm addicted to mini eggs too and have been salivating over the mini egg desserts posted on social media by local bakeries. Happy Easter!

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  16. Beautiful pictures. Happy Easter.

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  17. Your home is lovely, Michele. Happy Easter as we celebrate our risen Lord!

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  18. Michele, your home is so refreshing in your restraint of using a lot of decor items. That bunny on the entry table caught my attention - he's so handsome! Thank you for inviting us for a look of spring in your home!
    Happy Easter, my friend.

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  19. Such a lovely tour Thank You.. I love the natural touches of nature that you have used to embellish your room with ....forsythia branches, tulips and my favourite. pussy willows . Of course who doesn’t love a bunny (ha ha) ... Your Spring decor is so very inviting...Have a Happy Easter.

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  20. What a grand tour - your home has so many special treasures. I love your style. Will be waiting for the pretty table setting.

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  21. Michele your house is gorgeous! I pinned your terrarium as I have that same sweet green bird. Thank you so very much for linking to the Spring and Easter Joys party. Have a very Happy Easter!

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  22. This is such a pretty tour! Thank you so much for sharing at The Spring and Easter Joys link party! You are welcome to link up this post or any other inspiring posts on Thursday at Thursday Favorite Things on my blog. The party goes live at 9:00 a.m. EST
    Hope to see you there!

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