Dining Room Holidays

A Pink and Green Easter Table

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Easter is tied with Christmas as Eleanor’s favorite holiday. She likes the traditions surrounding the day — dyeing eggs, waking up to see what the Easter bunny brought, and spending time with family — so she was pretty excited about putting up these decorations.

A Pink and Green Easter Table with Pier 1 | Making it Lovely

My focus was mainly in the dining room, but the entryway got a spring update with a new pink champagne scented candle along with some speckled eggs and a vintage robin.

Speckled Eggs and a Vintage Robin

Entryway from Above

I used more speckled eggs in the dining room, along with plenty of bunnies.

Easter Bunny and Eggs

Moss Easter Bunny

The two standing moss bunnies came with raffia ribbon around their necks, but I removed it and added my own. I’ve also got a matching sitting moss bunny on the way that will get the same simple change.

A Pink and Green Easter Table

Those green napkins on the table have proven their versatility. I bought them for Christmas, and you saw them last month too. Here, they tie in with the mossy green bunnies and the leaf plates, and the green is bold enough to stand up to the pastel pink of the plates and glasses.

Pink and Green Easter Table Settings with Pier 1 | Making it Lovely

The pink pressed-glass goblets are new. I spotted them in the store and wondered if it would be overkill to add them to my table settings since I already decorate with so much pink. Nope! They are excellent. They come in blue too, if pink isn’t your thing, and I also liked these clear hobnail glass goblets. And any of the three would pair well with either pressed-glass or these hobnail glass tumblers.

Leafy Green Salad Plates and Pink Wine Glasses

Cabbage Leaf Plates

A jute runner was layered over a solid tablecloth, and the I set the table with our everyday dinner plates (of course ours are pink) and silverware. I alternated my leafy green plates that I’ve had for years with new cabbage leaf plates. I think those are going away soon, so if you’re as into them as I am, don’t wait.

Pink and Green Easter Dining Table

Since I set my table up already to take photos and share them here, I’m leaving everything up through Easter. The kids have been pretty excited because we get to eat “at the pretty table” and I have to admit, I like it too. Far better than the medley of toys that otherwise find their way over to the room!

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Pier 1 has a new feature on their site showing how people have decorated with their finds once they get them home — a gallery of their favorite Instagram pictures tagged with #Pier1Love. I always like to see different takes on the same item or idea, so it’s been fun checking out how other people might use the same things but in different ways. Lots of bunnies are making appearances right now! Check it out for some new ideas, and tag your own photos for a chance to be featured.

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  • Feisty Harriet
    March 16, 2016 at 10:32 am

    Those pink goblets are so so pretty! Several years ago I had the opportunity to receive a set of 14 pink vintage goblets from my grandmother and in a fit of minimalism, that I’m still kicking myself for, I PASSED ON THEM! I did receive a gorgeous 1960s dresser and a few other things, and the goblets went to a clearer thinking cousin, so it’s not a complete loss, BUT STILL! Pink goblets, kind of an essential piece for any dining room.


  • Danielle
    March 16, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    So pretty! I love those moss bunnies, but I’m wondering if they’ll seem gigantic on my table. The sitting bunny seems more do-able, but he’s not available at my local store – or any, locally, it seems.

  • Rose
    March 17, 2016 at 9:52 am

    That Easter table is splendid! Those cabbage leaves plates are gorgeous. What a lovely post! :)

  • doodletllc
    March 17, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    You certainly did make it lovely…I especially like the pink goblets and those moss bunnies.

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