Monday of Easter week is already here and so that means it's all rush toward the holiday. Thankfully I've gotten my camera problems sorted. So frustrating when you're not a techie person!
But one of the projects I wanted to get done this week is to get some ideas for how I want to set our table for Easter Sunday. We’re having my mother around for Easter lunch. She’s just turned 90 and in a wheel chair so doesn’t get out so much now. I decided to make it a special occasion for her and played around with table settings and seeing what would look –Easter-ish.
Here's what I came up with.
Oops I just noticed the box of art/photos on the table to the left of this picture - that's another awaiting project - coming soon!
But back to the table.
Firstly I chose a tablecloth that was originally my mother’s which she brought in Austria years ago. It has roosters on it, so I thought that was kinda Easter-ish!
I’m a long time collector of Carlton Ware and so thought I would like to use this for the table setting as something different. I intend to serve finger food – recipes and ideas for Easter food coming later this week and though I put out cutlery we probably won’t need it.
The serviettes are fabric and edged in red rickrack (zig zag) which I think match nicely with the vintage table cloth. Blue drinking glasses (I’m a long time blue glass fan) helps set the scene, but hopefully it is my effort of a basket that I hope is the finishing touch.
The basket I have had for a while and I’ve filled it with silk tulips and a bunch of silk roses, plus some green sparkly stuff. Not sure if it goes with it, but I thought it was cute in the shop. And of course a few little fluffy chicks atop pine cones from the trees in our yard add to the country scene.
What do you think? I know I’ll not make top of the basket titivating class, but heck it was fun to do and isn’t that what it’s all about. Nesting, creating and crafting to make a home you love!