Enhancing the Great Room with More Spring

Well, that did not last long . . .

I knew Peter and his friends would be a bit antsy staying in one place and they have moved on

to another area in which you will see soon. In the meantime, since the table looked a bit

empty after their departure, I created another Spring vignette.

Spring enhancements to the room are happening every day.

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I gathered items that I already had on hand and proceeded to create my touch of spring

on the table.

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I have had the preserved boxwood topiary for a couple of years now and it has been in the

original container and I thought it was time for a change and I placed it in a

vintage McCoy flower pot.

Spring Vignette-Housepitality Designs

The lantern is part of a set of two . . . the larger one is in one of the guest bathrooms and

I felt the smaller one would be a great addition to the table.

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The ribbon, branches of fern and bird tag was added to the lantern . . . an idea that I got

from the lovely Ann from On Sutton Place.

The bird nest was inside the lantern previously, so I kept it the way it was.

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I added a third bird nest and placed some vintage seed packets that I bought in San Antonio

many years ago, Huth Seeds.

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Can’t have enough bird nests!

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As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, what better than to have a pot of shamrocks!

Spring Vignette-Housepitality Designs

The flower pot is also vintage McCoy, the same as the one that the boxwood topiary is planted in.

It was great to have found a smaller version of the large McCoy flower pot. My favorites.

Spring Vignette-Housepitality Designs

I just love changing out my table vignettes for a fresh new look.

Spring Vignette-Housepitality Designs

Are you ready for Spring?

Have a beautiful day!

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  1. Shirley, I LOVE your vintage McCoy so much!! Love the bird nests and your spring look!!
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  2. Beautiful, Shirley! I love your happy, Spring vignettes, splashed with pops of the season (which can’t get here soon enough)! Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Love the birds and nests. Cute idea adding the seed packs. Yes I am more than ready for spring. 80 today!
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  4. What a wonderful vignette. Love the Shamrock!
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  5. How colorful, Shirley! And your seeds – Japanese Hop – nice touch! Love your McCoy planters, and yes, I’m SO ready for spring! Happy St. Patrick’s Day and Happy Spring!
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  6. Another pretty vignette Shirley! I am ready for Spring I just wish the weather was too!!
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  7. I am SO ready!!! Hoping to get up to 60 today. Going to breakfast in awhile at a neighbors, it is good to get out and SEE people! LOVE your vignette, love the Mc Coy. In fact that reminded me that I have a beautiful cache pot that was my Grandmothers….somewhere here. I MUST find that and USE it!!! Love that tiny urn too, did it come white or did you paint it? Have a bEAUTIFUL day my friend!!!!
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  8. Beautiful vignette…..love the little shamrock!!!!
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  9. I love your McCoy planters! You added so many pretty touches for Spring! Your table vignette looks wonderful; I love the birds and nests! It looks like you’re ready for both St Patrick’s Day and Spring! I can always count on your to inspire me with the prettiest vignettes! You have such a unique way of combining accessories- Happy Spring!
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  10. Beautiful Shirley! So many pretty details.
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  11. We seemed to have skipped Winter and Spring and went right into SUMMER. So I am a little confused how to decorate.

    Your vignette looks wonderful and I like how you incorporated all the lanterns and birds nest together.

    Have fun antiquing with your friend.
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  12. So sweet Shirley. Love the birds and the nests. Looking so good for Spring.
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  13. All of the fun elements you used really speak to spring!! So pretty…and you know I love nests.
    Mary Alice
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  14. Shirley I really love your sweet Spring vignette. The moss just completes it.:) Jo
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  15. Your nests and birds and eggs are so pretty! I love your beautiful topiary, too – new pot and all. Yes, I’m ready for spring. Happy hoppy! 🙂
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  16. So many great goodies Shirley! What a cute way to use the lantern for spring. Loving your little Blue
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  17. So pretty Shirley! Love your Spring touches.
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  18. So pretty Shirley! I’m ready for some spring nesting!
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  19. your switcheroos are always so pretty! you and Kim are partners in crime with your changes! 🙂
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  20. What a fresh, pretty vignette to welcome spring!! I adore the little bird perched on the nest with the eggs – so charming, Shirley. Happy St. Patrick’s Day 🙂 Cheers

  21. Love your Spring vignette! I feel so silly that I didn’t know what to do with my found birds nest. I may have to borrow some of your pretty ideas!

  22. Shirley, This is such a pretty Spring vignette! Thanks for joining the Share Your Style party.
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  23. It all looks beautiful, but I think my favorite is those vintage seed packets. Such a neat idea! Thanks so much for linking up to the Pretty Preppy Party, Shirley!
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  24. Beautiful Shirley -I can almost hear the birds chirping! 4-5 more inches of snow tomorrow – sob!
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  25. You just have the magic touch… Looks lovely and ready for spring…
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  26. Love the vignette – the greenery and the nests are simply perfect for spring. Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Pretty Preppy Party! xx, b @ being-blanca.com
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  27. Such a great little collection of Spring fun! I love it all 🙂
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