It has been awhile since I have shared a tablesetting so I thought Easter would be a good opportunity to show you how I have designed my Easter tablescape this year.
I have opted to use my formal china for this setting. The pink and lavender floral design fits in with the traditional shades of Easter. I have charger plates in various colors for different seasons and events. This year, I am using a soft shade of pink that compliments the china well. This, of course, sets the color scheme for the tablescape.
For the tablescape, I am using a couple of squares of faux grass as the base. I have added a few small Easter ornaments and sprinkled some decorative Easter eggs here and there.
A number of years ago, I did a lot of decorative painting and painted designs on these wooden eggs.
I like to bring these eggs out every year and incorporate them into my Easter decorating.
At the head of the tablescape, I took a china bunny from my collection and presented her on a pedestal cake plate surrounded by Easter eggs. She commands the table, don’t you think! An easy-peasy tablescape.
Because the tablescape itself is somewhat busy, I have kept each place setting relatively simple so as not to compete with the table’s focal point.
This tablescape was quick and easy to pull together and, best of all, cost nothing since it was constructed using materials I already had. I am a big proponent of repurposing decorations from my existing seasonal collections of ornaments.
The other great thing about this tablescape is that, with no real flowers involved, it can be prepared several days in advance and enjoyed in the lead-up to Easter instead of for just a day or two. While I do love my floral arrangements, it’s not always necessary that they be in every tablescape. Also, this tablescape works well if any guests have scent allergies that can be worsened by the presence of scented floral arrangements.
So, there we have it….my Easter dinner table for 2014.
What are the elements you usually incorporate into an Easter tablesetting?
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