Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Tuesday Display Chain ~ Spring

Misi at http://1890gablehousemusings.blogspot.com/ is kind enough to invite us all to join in on her weekly display chain and I vowed NOT to miss this week! I’m so sad I missed last weeks bowls because I had some great bowls to post. So this week I am early. It’s Monday night and I’m composing my post so I don’t miss out!

This weeks theme is " Thought of Spring time, accenting with Floral's , picks and vines" and lucky me… I spent all of Saturday decorating for spring! And even luckier for me… it went right along with the theme. :)

Without further ado… my weekend decorating escapades… for Spring!

First… the pie safe area in the kitchen…




I bought this WONDERFUL scale back in January and I have been DYING to decorate with it. I added some Spanish moss (my floral) to that great bowl and a prim little spring bunny holding a nest and bird (more florals) . Then some carrots for color! Fun! I ♥ it! I also got that sifter back in January. You have seen it before and now here it is. :) And there's that little buttocks basket I got for 50 cents too!


I have had this grain bin forever and could never find spot for it. I grabbed some floral foam I bought at the goodwill for 50 cents and made this lilac spray (floral’s) for inside. Also got the lilacs bunches for 50 cents at GW! Deal! Now I love it! So springy! Come on lilacs! 


Next I did the shelf to the left…


A wonderful little birds nest (floral), concrete bird, and a framed pic that says “It’s the small things after all.” That is a real birds nest that I picked up after it fell out of a tree. I ♥ it. So sweet.



Next we move onto the stove board where I put an adorable little bunny my mom bought me (Thanks Mom, I love him!) in a wooden bowl with some dried grass (floral) and some prim eggs.  I also added two little Sandicast bunnies. Sandicast animals are so adorable!




To the entry way. A twiggy wreath and an adorable nest!




An lastly I took a large cranberry scoop and the rest of the foam I had left over from the lilac gathering in the grain bin and put this light box gathering together. I bought all the florals at the GW for $1.50. $1.00 for the picks and 50 cents for the crocuses. The cranberry scoop came from the GW for $3.00 years ago as well as the little lamp. 

I really love this piece! It simply makes me smile every time I see it! Sun shiny!



Come on spring! Bring on those crocuses!!!!



That’s it for my spring displays so far! I’m sure there will be more soon. Especially since I won a wonderful spring gathering from Misi! Can’t wait for it to arrive!

And a big thanks to Misi for hosting the display chains! Always inspiring! Can’t wait to see everyone else's displays!

I’ll share more pics tomorrow from the decorating. You know it spread farther than just those spots… it always does! :)

Until next time…

Carmen and the Primcats


Faye Henry said...


Deppen homestead 1862 said...

hi, Carmen
I really like your displays~ so pretty~
my fav is the wood grain scoop with birds & nest~ love the birds!

~Madalynne~ said...

Gorgeous Displays! LOVE the cranberry scoop chuck full of flowers!

My Primitive Creations by Tonya said...

You were a busy girl last weekend...Love it all..and your welcome for the Bunny he looks awesome in the bowl..
I'm tickled to death that you finally found a use and place for the Grain bin you have had forever.. I love that piece and it is adorable with the Lilacs in it...
I can't wait to see Croccus..and Daffidils. Maybe some popping up in my flowerbeds up North.. the Cranberry scoop looks awesome!!

Have a great Day!!


Theresa said...

WOW, it is all so wonderful!! Your home is so perfectly prim.

Carmen C. said...

I love it all Carmen!!!The bunny with his eggs is just precious and you have a great decorating gift:) How we just have to get the weather to cooperate and look like spring outside too;)

Cabin Fever Primitives said...

Lovely gatherings, look at all those scales....love them. Colorful Crocus in the wood box is simply perfect...
Thanks for sharing.

Misi said...

All your displays make ME smile too.
LOVE what you have tucked into your bins,bowls & boxes! Sweet Spring Time!..
Thanks so much for sharing along!

Patti said...

Everything is so beautiful. I love it all. Its so hard to pick a favorite. You are very blessed to have a mom like Tonya.

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Dreaming of spring! Thanks for sharing!
Prim Blessings! Robin

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Carmen, Thanks for sharing, Lovin the inspiration I am getting!!! OLm

rachel said...

Thanks for sharing your spring decor -it all looks very prim-tastic!

Lorna/Live Oak Primitive Peddler said...

Hi Carmen, I love all your displays!! So many pretties!!

Mindy/Raymond Homestead said...

Love all your displays, really like the birds with the nest!

Green Creek Primitives said...

Hi Carmen, Thanks for joining me on my blog and leaving me such a nice comment. I love your kitchen, the pie safe is really nice. I love the bunny and carrots on the scale. And the crocuses, well they just say spring. Look forward to getting to know you. Vicky

A Primitive Homestead said...

You have so many wonderful spring displays. Blessings! Lara

Prairie Blue... said...

happy spring sweetie.....love the photo of the bunny & egg in the bowl with the scale.....oh what a little touch of spring does for us....blessings~denise

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

You do such a great job. I am absolutely green with envy over that cranberry scoop! Loving it.
Everything looks great!

Primsue said...

Wonderful touches of spring everywhere. It's hard to pick a fav.


Cat Nap Inn Primitives said...

oh Carmen, I love love love your spring touches..you decorated it up so nicely..and I love that basket of crocuses too.;) I love everything and love that black cabinet.;)

Tonya said...

Hi Carmen,

Your off to a great start with your spring decorating! Where did you find the crocus? They look so real.

I made some faux yellow ware eggs and used your Old English trick instead of stain. It worked like a charm, thank you!

Kattywhompus Primitives said...

Love your displays! My favorite is the one in the old scale and the crocus are to die for! :)