Hello! Welcome to this month’s Pinterest Challenge hosted by our friend Cindy who creates weekly inspiration at her blog at County Road 407. If you are stopping by Niky’s blog welcome to Everyday Edits. This spring centerpiece challenge for the dining room was fun. These challenges always motivate me to shop my house. I love our dining room table. I shared this love letter to our dining room table. It is like a member of the family and deserves a spring centerpiece to give it a little love.
For this month’s challenge, Cindy chose Suzy’s spring centerpiece for inspiration.
I loved the centerpiece Suzy created.
I love the height of Suzy’s tiered tray. However, my tiered tray was holding court in our kitchen last week and it felt a little too casual (and small) for my dining room.
I love Suzy’s Spring theme tray that included:
- clay pots
- , birdhouse
- spring dishes
- and greenery
The challenge for my centerpiece was to keep our dining room table clean. Most days our dining room table looks like the conveyor belt at the Kroger checkout. On any given day there is a revolving collection of items like the 12 pack of Charmin that nobody thinks to take it upstairs.
For years, my boys used the dining room table for their tennis racquets and court shoes.
So now? My dining room is ready for a spring tablescape sans the Target bag with toiletries.
I switched a few things from my first pass at this centerpiece. I wish I had a smaller bunny, but I am on a self-imposed spending hiatus. So I used what I had and I swear I am more creative when I shop my house.
IDEAS FOR A SPRING CENTERPIECE
I switched out the china plates that just did not work in the original plan.
So I pulled out my Valentine appetizer plates and stuck a bird’s nest on top. Nobody will be the wiser until I serve dessert.
I grabbed this birdhouse from my home office collection of tiny houses (Realtor life). Some of you may remember this birdhouse from last year’s table.
For my dining room table, I added spring eggs. I love the pastels this time of year.
Finally, I added a few cloth napkins, in a spring shade of blue. I hope I will remember to use these at Easter. ;0) I found them on sale at Williams-Sonoma at the end of last summer.
I am falling in love with cloth napkins.
I love the finished look! It’s not overwhelming the table.
Please follow along to Kristin’s blog White Arrows Home for her take on this challenge!
Before you go I would love it if you pinned the image below to your favorite boards!
This month’s challenge is bittersweet as our friend Paula earned a spot in heaven after a five-year forced march with cancer. I was blessed to meet her last summer in Atlanta. Sending hugs to Sherman!