Spring Centerpiece in a Basket

I do not have a breakfast table.

We use our dining room table every day.

It is next to the kitchen and the perfect gathering place and work table.

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

I have learned that I would rather have a centerpiece on the table

that I can pick up and move with ease due to this:

Dining Room-Housepitality Designs

This is where my granddaughter sets up her various little houses

and creates many rooms that many a designer would appreciate!

We also have dinner here every night.

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

You will notice these moss bunnies a.k.a Peter Rabbit and friends

went from the Great Room coffee table to the dining room. They are always on the move!

Spring Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

An old paper mache bunny joined Peter and his friends.

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

What I will miss about Spring is the wonderful tulips

but for now, I will enjoy them as much as I can and continue buying them

until they are no longer available.

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

Bunnies, potted tulips, flowers in a vintage ironstone creamer,

a lantern, and a vintage transferware lid fill the basket with lots of color,

texture and a little bit of whimsy.

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

I did not set my usual Easter tablescape this year.

We will be going to a great Inn for Easter Brunch and then home

for the traditional Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt.

Spring Basket Centerpiece-Housepitality Designs

The Spring Basket Centerpiece will remain on the table along with a very casual buffet

for those participating in the Egg Hunt, both children and adults too!

I wish you all a most beautiful weekend

and a most Joyous Easter!

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  1. I like things in a tray or basket too, so easy to move and dust around. Your centerpiece is beautiful. Happy Easter!
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  2. Super cute centerpiece. You are all ready for the Easter bunny.
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  3. I love your all your decorating.:) May you have a wonderful Easter.I’ve never had room at the table for my family but we always do buffet style and feel blessed to be together.We will be enjoying our new great grandson and eating a good ham lunch.lol

  4. So sweet, love it!
    Happy Good Friday!
    Blessings,
    Cindy
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  5. I love that moss bunny. You all have a great Easter, too!!!
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  6. Love the curious bunnies in your basket Shirley! How smart to contain everything in a moveable basket! I use a large tray on my kitchen island for similar reasons, easy to wisk out of the way when there’s a lot of action in the kitchen! Happy Easter to you and your special designer to be!
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  7. What a sweet lovely spring centerpiece. I agree that keeping it on a tray or basket is helpful when you are entertaining. Your hutch behind your centerpiece looks springy too. I love the pops of yellow. Happy Easter!

  8. I LOVE that paper mache bunny!!! It is very pracyical to corral all the items in a basket for easy removal. Wushing you and your family a VERY Happy and blessed Ester, Shirley. Just love this centerpiece.
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  9. Happy Easter, Shirley!
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  10. Pretty, love how the bunny looks as if he is jumping for the tulips. Happy Easter with your wonderful family.

    Cindy
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  11. So pretty and I adore your bunny and egg.
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  12. I love how you have all your sweet Easter goodies, corralled in that great basket. Have a wonderful Easter, Shirley!
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  13. Shirley I love that you have it all contained in a basket that is easy to remove. Love the bunnies. Happy Easter, Jo
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  14. I love your paper mâché bunny Shirley! Looks like someone might be following in grandmas shoes when it comes to making the home look beautiful;)
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  15. Beautiful Easter center piece and so easily moved when you need to. Have a wonderful Easter Egg Hunt and wishing you and yours a Blessed Easter.
    Mary
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    Shirley, I love how you create beautiful vignettes. Wishing you a blessed, happy Easter!

  17. I love that wooden bunny. the centerpiece is so petty, Shirley. Sounds like you’ve got some great plans with your little Princess, Graylyn. Happy Easter.

  18. Happy Easter Shirley. Love your centerpiece. So cute. Love the paper mache bunny and his carrot. Adorable.
    Kris
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  19. Love your centerpiece, Shirley! It looks great all together, but I love the individual components you’ve used here, too. The lantern is great and your transferware lid is in my new favorite color.
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  20. Such a lovely, well designed centerpiece Shirley! I agree about ‘moveability’ when it comes to center pieces, especially if the table is well used like your’s is. Have a wonderful holiday!
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  21. Very pretty Shirley…love that paper mache bunny! Have a wonderful Easter!!
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  22. So pretty Shirley. I do the same thing with our table…a portable centerpiece. 😉 Hope you have a Happy Easter!
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  23. Happy Easter Shirley! I was just thinking yesterday that I’m not ready to put away any of my bunnies or nests with eggs. Will you leave your Easter decor intact past Sunday?
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  24. I like the ease of the basket…it’s both easy to create and easy to move…and it corrals things! I use them all the time…all over the house! Have a wonderful Easter with your family! 😉

  25. How cute is that!
    Happy Easter Shirley!

  26. LOVE the paper mache bunny with carrot. Pretty Easter centerpiece.
    Have a Great Easter Sunday.

  27. Darling Shirley! Happy Easter. xo
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  28. Pretty arrangement… Happy Easter….
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  29. Beautiful! Our next house will just have a dining room without an eat-in kitchen, too. I’m looking at it as a way to civilize my children and completely ingrain those manners before I let them loose on the world! Happy Easter!
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  30. i took spring break off last week with the kids so I am just now catching up. i sure do hope you had a lovely easter. It looks like from your instagram. loved your shutters- I was wondering who you were referencing? Hope you have a lovely week.

  31. Love your spring basket vignette Shirley! I have transferware lid envy Shirley! Hop you had a wonderful Easter. ♥
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  32. HOPE you had a wonderful Easter, I have hopping on the brain with your bunnies 🙂
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