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25 March, 2016

A French Country Spring

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringSpring has finally arrived and I am excited, not only because it’s my favorite season, but because I am am joining a group of my fellow Francophiles to bring you a little peek into our homes…French Country style! Much of the rest of my house is filled with Easter bunnies and colored eggs in anticipation of the furry fellow’s visit to my little grands. But…I have reserved the breakfast room just for my style!  And nothing says French Country to me more than lots of texture and rustic touches!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringOf course, there must be lambs! I love this little one with a vintage look and lots of rough texture!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringIt wouldn’t be spring without tulips! I wrapped the pot in Kraft paper sheet music for an extra rustic touch.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringI love moss but I can’t bring it in because it’s just too tempting for my feline staff! lol Sooo…a faux moss ball perched in a little vintage urn will have to do!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringEggs are another necessary spring element so I added a little nest of them in pale blue to the base of…

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country Spring…my crazy amaryllis which has decided to bloom in the spring instead of its usual Christmas time display!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringCorral it all in a big textured basket-y tray and there you have the centerpiece… saying that spring has arrived!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringHere’s another angle so that you can see my monster amaryllis…Feed me, Seymour! lol Even its little offshoot is blooming! In the background you can see some of my treasures…my vintage Quimper pottery collection!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringA few spring surprises are hiding among them…such as this little basket of pastel eggs…

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country Spring…and a few more eggs nestled in my favorite egg cups…a souvenir of my visit to the HB Henriot factory in Quimper, France. You can get a closer look at my collection HERE.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringA little vintage chalkware lamb also takes his place among the pottery. Gotta love that little face!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT A French Country SpringAnd here’s another look! I am loving the way my favorites came together… galvanized metal, vintage-look elements and lots of green! Now I feel like spring has finally arrived at my house!

And if you are in the mood for more tulips, be sure to check out my easy DIY SPRING TULIP WREATH! I love the fresh spring look it's bringing to my front door!

I'm joining in today with a talented group of friends for a SPRING Home Tour and Design Party and I hope that you can visit their inspiring posts!

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Thanks for stopping by! Please visit these wonderful bloggers and their beautiful blogs to see what they are up to and to find a list of this week’s participants. 
Thrifty Decor Chick for Before and After Monday , Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday , The Stories of A2Z for Tutorials and Tips Tuesday , Coastal Charm for the Show and Share Party , A Stroll thru Life for Inspire Me Tuesday , My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia for Inspire Me Monday, Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays , The Charm of Home for Home Sweet Home on Thursdays,   French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday , Craftberry Bush for the Inspiration Gallery on Friday, Tatertots & Jello for the Link Party Palooza on Fridays
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  1. Debbie, the vignette is beautiful...I so love seeing your beautiful collection of Quimper. And, yes, Seymour is huge...I remember buying my very first amaryllis when I was in Florida...after Christmas I placed it on the bottom shelf of the potting bench and forgot about it...all of a sudden I am seeing something red peeking through the was blooming...and I had totally neglected it...maybe I need to do that will all my plants!..:)
    Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Easter...enjoy your family!!!

  2. Debbie, such a pretty centerpiece! Your eating area is so inviting and lovely. And even an Amaryllis loves Spring! ha!
    Have a blessed Easter!
    Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

  3. Debbie - I love every detail, but think the tulips wrapped in sheet music are my favorite! Such a great detail. Happy Easter!! xo

  4. Debbie, how fun to have a collection you picked up yourself in France. I have always loved the charm of Quimper pottery. And those lambs...I am always on the hunt for one myself.

  5. Love it all Debbie, and now I'm off to check on your wreath! Great to party with you today.

  6. Debbie, love your beautifully styled French vignette and yes, tulips definitely say spring. I just wish they lasted much longer! Have a great weekend and Happy Easter!

  7. Debbie, I love your centerpiece with the beautiful and timeless lamb. Of course, your Quimper is timelessly attractive! Funny about your monster amaryllis. Like many other plants this past winter, I guess nature just took a few side roads on its path. Happy Spring and Easter!
    Rita C at Panoply

  8. Debbie, I love your sweet little lambs. I think I need to add lambs to my vintage shopping list. Your table vignette is to die for. Very pretty. Have a happy Easter!

  9. Debbie, your centerpiece vignette is just wonderful! I've been trying to add more rusticity to my home and I love how you've encapsulated it here. The lamb is fabulous!! I also love the kraft paper music sheet... :-)

    Have a Happy Easter!!

  10. Debbie, your home all dressed for Easter is just beautiful! I'm especially fond of the lambs...they are a weakness of mine as well, and so representative of this special time of the year! Happy Easter!
    Edith & Evelyn

  11. I am a french lady, I live near Quimper and I love your Quimper plates ! I am very proud you love them ! (but sorry, my english is not good) Happy Easter !

  12. Debbie!! What a lovely post! I love how you just sprinkled Spring throughout your home! The Quimper collection is FABULOUS! xox

  13. I love your vignette! Seymour is amazing! Some plants just bllom when they feel like it:) I adore your sheep! I would love to find one. Wishing you a very happy and blessed Easter!

  14. Always beautiful, love the little lambs. Seymour is crazy good!!! Your home always feels warm and inviting to me!

  15. Debbie, All the posts are beautiful! Love your lambs.

  16. I love your Spring decorations! I have amassed quite a collection of amaryllis' myself and actually plant them in my garden. I live. In Zone 7 and have been quite fortunate to have them rebloom year after year, although always in the summer-time. :)

  17. Beautiful Sprimg decor. Love your Quimper! Happy Easter!

  18. Hi Debbie, Lovely lovelies. Spring is my favorite time of year too except when we get blasted with a spring blizzard (16 inches and counting!). Was wondering how one gets included in these group tours. Would love to be included sometime. Thanks so much.

  19. It's all so lovely and I so adore your Quimper collection!!

  20. HI Debbie! Oh, your vignette is so lovely and I love getting peeps into your lovely home. I too, love your Quimper dishes. I saw some last with with a yellow background. Wish I could have afforded them!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  21. Love it!! I love your cats too!!

  22. What a lovely vignette! And, boy, you weren't kidding about your amaryllis! So pretty and happy! Thank you for sharing. Have a happy Sunday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  23. Love your Easter vignette! Obviously, I am a little late for Easter, but this is the first time I have seen your blog. I have been looking for lambs like the one pictured, can you give me some ideas about where to find some similar to yours?

    1. So glad that you like it! I found mine at Joss and Main several years ago. I hope that helps!


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