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19 March, 2016

My Whimsical Easter Mantel

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter MantelCan you believe Easter is only a week away? The Easter Bunny got a little late start at my house, but the mantel is finally ready…and just in time! Since the grands and their mom are living at my house now, I wanted to make it extra-special this year. So what better theme is there than bunnies and eggs!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter MantelI started with some things from my Easter stash and had fun adding a few new things to them!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Pottery Barn Inspired Spring WreathIf the wreath looks familiar to you, it’s because I took my POTTERY BARN INSPIRED SPRING WREATH and reworked it a little to include more blue and pink eggs to match the rest of the mantel.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter MantelI gave my Barnstabe lanterns a cute, whimsical look by adding Easter paper sheds in pastels and topping them off with some sparkly eggs! Of course, I will not light the candles, but Easter bunnies don’t exactly call for candlelight anyway.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter MantelThis cute natural fiber bunny and basket of eggs have actually starred in several of my past centerpieces…

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter Mantel…but I wanted him to have a friend, so I added another bunny that I found at Pier 1 and a cute bunch of burlap carrots!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter MantelI added the bunny garland that I shared with you earlier to finish off the mantel and continue the pastel theme.

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Pottery Barn Inspired Bunny GarlandIf you would like to make your own, you will find complete directions for my POTTTERY BARN INSPIRED BUNNY GARLAND, including a link to the bunny template HERE. It’s super fun, inexpensive and easy to make, too!

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Whimsical Easter MantelAnd here’s a final look! The grands are really enjoying it and anticipating the Easter Bunny’s visit! I have to admit that I am looking forward to having that old rascal stop by my house, too! It’s been a while and I’m itching to hide some eggs and eat some chocolate! How about you?

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  1. Debbie, it looks so cute! I know the Grands are loving it! Happy they are there with you!

  2. You are a fun, inspiring, and very generous and creative lady. Your blog is my very favorite because your ideas are do-able for everyone, never intimidating, and always adorable. Lucky Grands!! Lucky me to have found you 2 years ago!

  3. Debbie, that is the cutest mantel I have ever seen! ♥ the wreath and garland. You are so creative and can make anything!
    Enjoy the grands, they grow up so fast.
    Happy Easter.

  4. It looks lovely, Debbie! I have not one Easter thing up, have to remove St. Patrick's tomorrow. We are awaiting a big snow storm here. :( Happy Easter!

  5. Oh Deb, so different for you but goodness so darn cute. I love that you wanted it to be special for your grands. I bet they love it. I am disappointed I don't see a single Lego or dinosaur up there though. :-D Have a good week. xxoo, Barb

  6. I really love the natural fiber bunny! His coat looks so real! The whole mantle looks great and I bet the grands are so excited! Happy Spring!!!!!

  7. Your mantel is so cute. Love all your ideas,pinned the bunny garland.
    Have a Blessed Day..

  8. Sweet mantel - all ready for Easter!


  9. Your mantel is so adorable always create the best!....Happy Spring....Happy Easter!

  10. A week, huh, and I've done absolutely nothing Eastery. I was very tempted by the bunnies when I stopped in at Pier One this week.

  11. I like the Easter Egg wreath and I absolutely LOVE that tall bunny with the longish hair. Do you mind telling me where you found him? I don't have a mantel to decorate, but I use the buffet in my small eating area. I have lots of Easter decorations that I have collected since my daughters were little. Decorating for Easter and Spring always lifts my spirits!


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