Monday, March 26, 2012

Easter Colours

We are having the most lovely weather at the moment – warm days but wonderful crisp mornings – don’t forget I am in Australia and we are heading towards winter!!
What better than to set a table, pretty with Easter colours, out in the garden. Usually at this time of the year my garden is very parched and thirsty looking but because we have had such amazing summer rains everything is green. Especially the weeds!!!
Well, I guess you can’t win them all.
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Nothing says Easter like pink and yellow!! I have used these colours together at my sister’s gift shop and people are amazed that I have put them together. I think they are just gorgeous.
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How gorgeous do those colours look with the sun shining on them???
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My overgrown creeper on the fence behind is such a healthy green against the sherbet colours on the table.
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Even my faded cushions from my sunroom look great on this old outdoor setting I picked up from the side of the road (much to my son’s disgust!)
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I have used my pink polka dot flatware (I love that stuff!) and also a white set. Pink napkins I have had for a while but the yellow ones I found thrifting last year.
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Now you can see what I mean about my overgrown creeper!!! Better than a dead creeper though! I love the way the rust is showing through the paint on the chairs (actually they are really rusty and I wouldn’t sit on them).
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The flowers are off the bookcase in my familyroom so I just added a few little yellow heads to the arrangement.
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More faded cushions but I do love those colours.
Suzy
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47 comments:

Jojo said...

Such beautiful Easter colors.

Judy Bigg said...

Beautiful table, love the pinks and yellow together. So pretty, thanks for sharing.

once in a blue moon said...

such a beautiful setting~

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

What a charming table you've set! I love that color combo and checks always work for me!
Just lovely!
Cindy

Beth said...

Your table looks beautiful, Suzy! Your yard is stunning too. I'm glad you showed your charming Easter tea.
Blessings, Beth

Snap said...

Lovely Easter vignette. The pastel colors are perfect! Happy Tea Day!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Suzy, your table is very pretty in pink and yellow. A perfect colour combo for Easter! Thanks for sharing it with us.

Blessings,
Sandi

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Where do I start to describe how pretty this scene is? Everything including the outdoor background is really nice. Yellow and pink are two of my favorite color combinations so I love the entire Easter theme you have going. It's so nice to have you join Your Cozy Home Party. I hope you can come again next week. -------- Shannon

Johanna said...

Hi SuzyQ,
you made me smile with your comment, that your son was disgusted. I know exactly what you meant. LOL Mine would have been the same.
But your photos are gorgeous. The soft colors are perfect together and perfect for Easter, too. Thank you for sharing this sunny design.
Best greetings, Johanna

THE FARMHOUSE PORCH said...

I would love for you to come share this at my linky party, Cowgirl Up! going on right now. Lot's of Farmhouse goodness over there!
♥Linsey

Lavender Cottage said...

You created a lovely spring table with the pink and yellow that will look just as nice for Easter.
Judith

Kim, USA said...

Wow seeing your table inspire me to do mine. Though I can't put it outside here in Michigan it is still chilly but I will do it inside though. Happy weekdays!

Outdoor Wednesday

Alycia Nichols said...

No KIDDING that the pink and yellow are gorgeous together!!! This is a beautiful, beautiful table!!!!!!!! I'm loving every detail of it! I really like the faded cushions...they add a lot of character to the whole look!!! New ones just wouldn't have the same effect!

Lynn said...

Just so pretty. How do I get invited to the party?

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Very creative and magical outdoor table decor ~thanks, namaste, ^_^ linked w/ Outdoor Wednesday

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty! Love the pink and yellow together-kinda makes you smile:@)

Olive Cooper said...

Splendid pastels. Love your creeper too!

ellen b said...

Such a pretty setting in that delightful sunshine! Very inviting!

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

The colors are so pretty, and the overgrown/faded elements are perfect for the end of your summer! So lush and inviting! I would love to sit at this table, even with the rust! Linda

chateau chic said...

What a beautiful springy table setting. Sooo pretty!
Mary Alice

Alycia Nichols said...

Yeah, yeah, yeah...I know I already commented yesterday, but I have my neighbor here and wanted her to see this post of yours to see how cool the colors are. She is hosting a shower for a friend's daughter, and the colors are pink & yellow. I wanted her to see pictures of it done right! :-)

Scribbler said...

I love pink and yellow -- so much that I painted some furniture in those colors years ago, and I still use it. Beautiful table.

Linda @ it all started with paint said...

What time should I be there for Easter brunch? Looks so inviting and Springy and I'm loving the yellow and pink combo!

Thanks so much for linking it up at our "It's a Cinch" party!

:)

Linda
www.itallstartedwithpaint.com

Sarah said...

What a beautiful outdoor setting. We're having some rain, but even before the wet days it was raining pollen here. Difficult to dine alfresco in these conditions, so thanks for sharing your delightful springtime table.

Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

What a delightful outdoor Easter tablescape - love it!

Those colors really pop - and wow do they look nice together.

Lovely!!

Style Sisters said...

I love this whole tablescape!! The colors are my favorite! Love it all!
Thanks for linking up to Centepiece Wednesday!

Karin

Leslie's Garden said...

Beautiful colors in your tablesetting. I like the pillows, too!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

How pretty this is -- I love your pink and yellow combination.

Joy said...

How pretty, love that shade of pink and the tablecloth too.

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Suzy...

What a beautiful Easter setting! I love the pinks and yellows together...soooo perfect! Love all of your pretty pink pillows..they're gorgeous! I would love to sit at this pretty table and enjoy the beautiful outdoors! Thanks for sharing it with us!

Warmest wishes,
Chari

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love the colors you did here--it looks so springy! Beautiful!

SavannahGranny said...

Suzy, I absolutely love your table. You are so correct pink and yellow are perfect for Easter and with your green grass in the background makes is over the top. Great job. Ginger

LV said...

How wonderful it would be to be able to sit at your table for Easter. I have never been to your world in the winter, but love it otherwise.

Jenn said...

We have been enjoying green weeds here too. After the drought last year - it's such a blessing. Lots of weeds where the grass once was and lots of things bearing pollen this time of year.

Always gets me that you guys have opposite weather at the same holiday of the year.

I LOVE the pinks and yellows and whites. Awesome and great setting!

Happy Pink Saturday!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Just gorgeous! Your tablesetting for Easter with all the perfect and beautriful color dishes in pink, yellow and green is perfect! The pillows are gorgeous! Enjoy your weekend.
FABBY

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

So bright, charming and pretty! I love the pink and yellow combination. So much so that I decorated my guest room in pink and yellow.

Hugs,
Deb

THE FARMHOUSE PORCH said...

Thank you so much for linking up to "Cowgirl Up!". I really appreciate your participation. See you next week!

♥Linsey

Kelly @ Eclectically Vintage said...

I'll be right over - what can I bring!

Looks like the perfect place to relax over a nice tall glass of lemonade.

So glad you joined our Cinch party.
Kelly

Kathleen said...

It looks beautiful! Love the colors, and those placemats are wonderful. Where did you get them?
Thanks for linking up with Let's Dish!

Simone said...

Love your Easter pastels! I honestly feel like it is Spring here in Australia the weather is just so beautiful, makes you want to embrace the Easter celebration!

Karah @ thespacebetweenblog said...

Wow, that tablescape is just perfect, spring, Easter perfection. Thanks so much for sharing this at our party!
Karah

chubskulit said...

Absolutely fabulous and gorgeous!

Visiting a little late for Pink Saturday. My entry is a product of creativity. Have a great weekend!

Ivy and Elephants said...

Oh, this really says Easter with a capital E! I love the unexpected color combo, it's gorgeous and lively! Thanks so much for linking, we are now folllowing you!
Hugs,
Patti

Diann said...

This is such a lovely pink and yellow table! Everything is just beautiful! Thank you for joining TTF this week. And have a great day!

thistlewoodfarm said...

What an amazing tablesetting! Perfect for Easter! Thanks for the inspiration.

Thanks for linking up to our party!

blessings,
karianne

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

I love how you combined the yellow and pink colors for your tablescape. It is gorgeous. I'm visiting from the Bunny Hop.

Carol said...

Love the color combination - 'hopped' over from the Ivy Cottage link party - hope you can hop over and see me too!
Hugs and Happy Easter -
Carol @arewethereyet