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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Winter Be Gone!

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That's right, friends ... even though it's cold and still feeling like winter OUTside ... according to our mantel ... the warmer temps have arrived ... the bunnies are hopping ... the *faux* florals are blooming ... annnnnd, the fake eggs are out in full force!  

I'm hoping maybe ... just MAYbe ... that these Spring touches I've added will grab Mother Nature's attention and encourage her to move the season along!



I mean, after all ... our pretty, faux plants from IKEA should help scare the cold temps away, right?!


And, this sweet "bunny in a basket" ornament and faux flowers from Michael's should make old man winter go into hiding! 


And, naturally, these seasonal pastel malted milk balls will entice Spring to come closer, right?!


Look ... even our little bunnies have had enough by showing that they "shalt" not "hear, see or speak" of winter ANY more!


If that still doesn't send winter away, hopefully, our egg wreath (from Home Goods) will help to do the trick!


If not, our banner (from Target) announcing SPRING will certainly let Mother Nature know that enough is enough!


I say that we all join forces by pulling out our eggs, bunnies, florals and anything SPRING to help make winter disappear(!)... whaddaya think?  No way will it want to stick around if we all ban together!  I'll be eagerly waiting to see all that you do!

Until then, I'll just stare at our mantel a bit longer and see what happens!  LOL


As always, thanks so much for stopping by!

I'm off to play here:

Savvy Southern Style/WUW
Eclectically Vintage/Spring Link Party




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43 comments:

Deb said...

That is so pretty. The little peek-a-boo bunny is adorable. It just calms me to look at these photos. We are in the middle of another winter storm. Will it ever end? Tough Canadians..be damned. I want Spring. Deb

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Cute, cute, cute!...Did I mention your mantel is the absolute cutest!!!....you always create such a pretty mantel Becca...and yes, love those Ikea faux plants!

Jemsmom said...

It looks so pretty and bright! I miss bright even though the snow makes everything really bright!! You still skip St. Patrick's Day though. Woman... what am I going to do with you??? :-)

Debra @ Common Ground said...

so fresh and Spring-y. LOVE that adorable banner!

Lisa Glowacka said...

Wow that banner is from Target?!? Although I shouldn't be that surprised since it's the best store on the planet! Love the mantel! I need to go home and decorate some more!

Kel kel said...

Wow, I've got to start decorating my mantel more. I still have the Valentine's hearts banner up. : )This is really cute!

xoxo
Kelly

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

It's so pretty Becca, bring on spring!

Scat said...

Lovely, lovely!

Christine

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

I love those three little bunnies, Becca! Your mantel looks lovely. I put some Spring decor out yesterday and yet it had the nerve to flurry a little bit ago! Unfortunately, I think there is more in the forecast for later today.

Nicole @ Mendez Manor said...

So pretty! This post totally just put me in the mood for Easter decorating. I think I will get my boxes down today!

Kathy :) said...

I have my cute little St Patrick's Day touches around, short season this year I will whip them down and put up my Easter decorations on March 18..... :)

I don't like it when the holidays overlap !!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Very cute and I hope Mother Nature takes the hint.

Savvy Seasons said...

Bravo, I love your Easter mantle masterpiece. The entire ensemble is gorgeous. You have definitely inspired me. I love how you've balanced everything out so well. I know I say this all the time, but this mantle belongs in a spring issue magazine, truly it does! Thanks for sharing! XO ~Liz

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Fun spring mantel!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Beautiful as always Becca! I LOVE those sweet little bunnies!

Judy said...

count me in...i'm soooo tired of the cold weather and can't wait for spring...i bought a pretty basket yesterday (because i only have about 1.9 million here already) to use as a centerpiece on my kitchen table and plan to start putting out some spring/easter stuff very very soon.

lovely job as usual my friend!

Mama Sue said...

I love that! I also have those same bunnies in my bedroom!

carol said...

Love the bunnies. I feel motivated to start adding Spring touches to my house, thanks for the push.

Savannah Attic said...

Love Love Love it I Think You may win I'm having an Easter/Spring Contest ends May 15th. You are a huge Contender...Love it Lisa

Jeanette said...

Looks so nice Becca! I am ready for winter to be gone too. Got to get my Easter stuff up:)

Angela Ryder said...

Very pretty! I personally love your three bunnies! I can hear them laughing now!!

Tammy Henderson said...

Becca this is so Cute! Love it and the bunnies...now how cute are they!

NanaDiana said...

Oh, Becca! It is just beautiful. You are SOO far ahead of me that I am jealous! Plus you are younger and cuter...lol Anyway, I can't believe you found that banner at Target! You did a wonderful job putting it all together- xo Diana

Luisa Chandler said...

Everything looks so pretty! So funny...I saw the two faux greeneries in the two white vases from Michaels and I was like...hey! I bought those too!!! Aren't they great? They were on sale so I had to snatch up a few! I put them in my new craft room. Check it out if you are interest! http://www.livingandlearningwithluisa.com/1/post/2013/02/craft-room-before-and-after.html?

Have a great day!!

City Farmhouse said...

Becca, your pictures are so bright & cheerful! I love your mantle. I am so excited to know you are going to Haven too:)! Love your style & home, Jen

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

This is so pretty. I love the soft pastel colors. Just wonderful. Hugs, Marty

Christine Vandormolen said...

Love the BURLAP BANNER.....greetings from a new blogger http://littlebrags.blogspot.com

The Rusty Heart said...

Your mantle looks so nice. It's so bright and fresh looking.I love the bunnies. Very nice.

Debbiedoo's said...

Gorgeous job there girl! I forgot I have the same banner. Time for my hubs to get down the Spring box.

Maria Elena said...

Becca, I have been having some computer issues, so I am just getting to see your new mantle decor! It is stunning! You do a fabulous job every season of every year. Every detail is just beautiful! You had me staring at my mantle and I just walked away with my head down! LOL You are always such a great inspiration to me! Happy Spring!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Becca,
Girl...you are all ready and looking so SPRING like. Cute banner (thought you had made it) and those bunnies are so darn cute.

Blessings,
Linda

The Bashful Nest said...

Becca, what an adorable celebration of Easter and Spring! I love the colors and the banner is so cute! Your home always looks like it should be in a magazine.
Michelle @ thebashfulnest.blogspot.com

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Oh Becca you have out done yourself with this mantel! The little bunnies are adorable. I also love the banner. This will definitely chase those winter blues away...and fast!

Beckie @ Infarrantly Creative said...

That is UH-MA-ZING! Beautifully done! I love every detail of it! Great job Becca!

Carol said...

Wow, your mantel is so pretty, Becca! Those little bunnies are adorable, and I adore the wreath. Surely, Old Man Winter wouldn't dare show his "nastiness" with all your "Springy-ness" going on!

Have a great weekend!
Carol

Melissa Owczarzak said...

gorgeous

melissa@thetinsel.com

The Tablescaper said...

Love your burst of Spring!

I was wondering if you'd like to join Seasonal Sundays? The link goes up at 7 pm on Saturday evening and I'd love to have you link this post.

- The Tablescaper

Jessica @ FourGenerationsOneRoof said...

So pretty! :) Love the little bunnies, pinned!

Chelsea @ Making Home Base said...

Your mantel is GORGEOUS! I am certain it will bring on Spring! I love it, Becca.

Eclectically Vintage said...

Love those see, hear & speak no evil bunnies!! Of course I pinned and am sharing on my FB page later today!
Kelly

Pam - @diy Design Fanatic said...

Your mantel looks so gorgeous Becca!I am definitely ready for Spring!Love the banner.

Ashlee Cain said...

How pretty is that! I just updated my mantel for Easter too over at http://twentysomethingbows.blogspot.com

christina said...

Where did you get the beautiful white vases that the flowers are in?