A Touch of Easter

This Easter we welcomed family and new friends to our table. I wanted the table to be fun, yet have a touch of elegance so that everyone who graced us with their presence would feel special. 

And of course, we had to have a bunny near by.

My centerpiece was a vase that I purchased at Pier 1.  I then inserted a smaller vase inside, then filled the gap with inexpensive jelly beans.

It looked really cool from the outside.

Then I place purchased bouquets of tulips inside the inner vase.

And this was the result.

I had some left over tulips so I placed them in my newest vase, also found at Pier 1.

Everyone got an Easter Egg surprise at their place setting.

Yellow and sherbet colored napkins were embraced by my new favorite napkin rings.

Clear bowls were used for the salad so that we could see the colorful plates beneath it.

Everyone enjoyed a good meal and good fellowship.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed our Easter tablescape.

Tablecloth, napkins and table runner at Tablecloth factory.com
Vase, votive holders, napkin rings and plates at Pier 1
Clear bowls and plastic eggs at Wal-Mart
White place mats at Bed, Bath and Beyond

I'll be linking up with Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday at http://betweennapsontheporch/.


  1. Oh my gosh...your jelly bean centerpiece is just knock-your-socks-off BRILLIANT!!! I learned of using a can down inside a big cylinder before filling with candy or shells but to use the VASE & thus be able to top it off with fresh flowers!!! How cool is that! You KNOW I will be *benchmarking* this one. (that means "copy" in the nice way) I only copy from the best, ya' know.

    Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful Easter table, Mindy.


  2. I love that combination...jelly beans and tulips...will have to remember it for next year!

  3. What a beautiful table, and so creative! Love the jelly bean vase and the other vase..and well, everything! I know the people enjoyed fellowshipping around such a beautiful setting! :)

  4. I absolutely LOVE the jelly bean vase! How simple, inexpensive and brilliant. And the tulips were the perfect finishing touch!

  5. Very nice...love the happy colors!!!

  6. Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! you are so talendted! Love it!

  7. The only thing that could have made this any better is if I could have seen it in person. I loved it. Very Cheery and Eastiery.

  8. Loved the jelly beans to fill the space between vases! I saw that same vase at Pier One too.. should have picked itup. Love love Love this table.

  9. What a fun table. Love your centerpiece.

  10. Kelly DotMay 06, 2011

    Neat- I like the jelly bean vase, too

  11. I was there in person. It was very pretty and festive and was enjoyed by all. Brilliant describes it very well. Very creative.

  12. AnonymousMay 06, 2011

    What a fun tablescape! Your centerpiece idea is totally brilliant and I will certainly be borrowing this idea!

    The colorful eggs placed in the clear bowls brightens the table. Love those napkin rings, too, and love the whimsy they add to the setting.

  13. looks cool! I like the tulips growing out of jelly beans. I bet I know where Ryan sat.

  14. I love this setting. I even showed it to a couple of crafty people @ work. They thought it was way cool!

  15. AnonymousMay 09, 2011

    Very very nice and creative Mindy! All of your table settings are eye openers! Great job!
    Love me


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