Thursday, April 03, 2014

Easter Decor from the past - Show and Tell Friday

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Welcome to Show and Tell Friday and Happy April!  I can't believe it's already April but I'm happy winter is over! I'm sure many of you are even happier than me about that! It's been a brutal winter for a lot of you!
 
I decorated for Easter last weekend but I haven't had a chance to take photos yet!  It's been dark and rainy here and my new apartment is dark even on sunny days so the photos probably wouldn't have turned out very well so this week I decided to share Easters of the past at my old apartment! It's supposed to be sunny and warm this weekend so next week I will share this year's decorations...actually I'm using the same decorations but they will be in my new apartment! 
 
 I also bought a new huge mirror on craigslist that I got a steal on so I may share that next week...I guess you'll just have to come back next week to see what I will share! 
 
 
I got these faux chocolate bunnies years ago at Marshalls.  I kept the price tag stickers on the bottom of them and I think every year I'm shocked at how inexpensive they were. The big ones were only $12.99 each and the small ones were only $5.99 each!  My daughter and I once saw one a little bigger than mine that was over $100!
 
Everyone that comes over thinks these are real chocolate! They would have been eaten long ago...I can't keep chocolate around here and not eat it! In fact I made the mistake of buying Dove chocolate eggs because I love the blue wrappers...they didn't last very long! I won't even discuss my passion for Cadbury Crème Eggs!  Easter candy is my weakness!


I get so much enjoyment pulling these out every year and decorating with them!
 
 
I did this little chick in the teacups back in 2008! I didn't recreate that this year but after seeing this photo again I think I will recreate it...I just need to find some more room in this little apartment!

Thanks to all of you that join in on Show and Tell Friday every week and thanks to all of you who leave such nice comments! 


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23 comments:

Jessie @ Dream and Differ said...

Such cute Easter decor! I just saw the chick in the teacups on pinterest, but didn't realize it was yours. It's darling!

Crochet Hooks said...

Love those chicks! :) Always a fab party, thanks for hosting us each week Cindy!

Suzan Sweatman said...

Love your bunnies !
My weakness is the Cadbury mini eggs OMG I could eat bags of them at a time lol.
Thanks so much for hosting Cindy - can't wait to see your CL mirror!
Happy wknd
Hugs from Montreal ( one of the ones that did indeed have a brutal winters lol )
Suzan

Sarah said...

Cindy, glad you showed your faux chocolate bunnies again. I have a few that I use every year and am always looking for more. Your bunnies have a lot of character!
Thanks for hosting.

The Charm of Home said...

Very pretty, all of it. Thanks for hosting!
Sherry

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Oh, the chick in the teacup is adorable :) Thanks for the party, Cindy! Autumn hugs from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

What pretty decorations! I've seen those "chocolate" bunnies before, and I love them. They really look real. Thanks for hosting! ~Zuni

Patricia Krank said...

I absolutely LOVE your Easter decorations Cindy. So pretty :)
Thanks so much for hosting and blessings to you,
Patti

Vesna (HOME CHIC CLUB) said...

What a lovely Easter decor Cindy! Love your bunnies!
Hugs,
Vesna

hookedonhomes.net said...

Thanks for the fabulous inspiration party! Have a great weekend!

WoodsofBellTrees said...

Oh my gosh the Easter decor is so pretty! Thank you for a great party! :D

Dawn WeCallItJunkin said...

I haven't done anything for Easter decorating in my house yet. April sneaked up on me. I love your faux chocolate bunnies, I need to look for some of those. Thanks for hosting.

JP said...

Happy weekend...thanks for hosting!

Rita May said...

Hi Cindy, I love the tea cups under the cloche. Pinned that one. Always like to see how you stay with blue and decorate for the holidays. I'm doing that more this Easter and need ideas. Cheers! Rita

Curtains in My Tree said...

SOoooooo Happy spring has sprung, now soon as we get through all the tornadoes here I can get out in the dirt and plant some pretty flowers.
I don't have one thing pot for Easter yet

Deborah Montgomery said...

I love those chocolate bunnies, and your sweet Easter decor! I too love Easter candy, chocolate of course, but jelly beans are my favorite! thank you for hosting Cindy. (I'm going now to try your cloche idea here -- thanks!)

Lynda Brandly said...

Thank you for hosting, Cindy! I love Easter decor!
love and blessings~
Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

Poppy said...

Thanks for hosting, Cindy! Pretty Easter touches! Have a lovely weekend!

Poppy

Jennifer Beaudet said...

Sweet little Easter decorations! I love this time of year! Thanks so much for hosting Cindy! :)
Jennifer

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Hi Cindy. I wasn't able to join the party this week, but just wanted to tell you I saw your beautiful home over at "Color My Decor". You have done such amazing things with you new apartment and it is all so beautiful. I love your Easter table display and hope you don't mind that I'm going to copy the little chick in teacups under glass. So cute..Happy Weekend..Judy

Bohemian said...

Your Blog Parties are always Amazing... so much Shared Inspiration for Spring! Finally I had something to Share and Show so that I could Join the Party! *Winks* Thanks for Hosting yet another Great Party Cindy!!!

Blessings from the Arizona Desert... Dawn... The Bohemian

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michele said...

Your new home looks so pretty with your special touch! I look forward to your link party every week.