At the Table with Easter Greetings


 I’m sending Easter Greetings your way,

at the table with eggs, blooms

and vintage postcards!


Our spring has been cool & slow to arrive this year,

but the azaleas are beginning to bloom. . .


. . .just in time to celebrate with

egg cup vases at the table!


 A three-tiered server/cupcake stand provides a

 quick & easy Easter centerpiece for the table!


Gather your candy eggs, chocolate bunnies

and dyed or faux Easter Eggs. . .


Fill teacups with paper shred

or Easter grass

for decoration and to serve. . .


. . . then tuck in a few blooms.


An Easy 5 Minute Centerpiece for your

Easter table or buffet that provides dessert too!



Vintage-inspired postcards are at each

place setting for Joyful Easter wishes.



And wrapped chocolates

provide sweet sentiments.



And flatware is blooming along with

a quilted coverlet on the table.





Easter Greetings Table Details:

Rose Dishes, Teacups/ Avenir China Limoges

White Plate, Paula Deen Whitaker

Charger, Easter Chocolates, Egg Cups/ HomeGoods

Flatware/ Portmeirion Botanic Garden

Goblets/ Mikasa French Countryside

Napkins/ Pottery Barn

Quilt/ Kohl’s, used for a Bunny Picnic

3 Tier Server/ World Market, used for Easter Peeps and

Lemon- Dill Chicken Salad Stuffed Eggs 

Vintage-inspired Post Cards, Cavallini & Company


Best Easter Wishes. . .


from Our Boat to Yours!


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  42 comments for “At the Table with Easter Greetings

  1. Backin9
    April 17, 2014 at 6:55 am

    Such a sweet scene! You always inspire me! Blessed Easter to you!

  2. Crystal
    April 17, 2014 at 6:57 am

    Oh! Absolutely luv!

  3. April 17, 2014 at 7:26 am

    The Easter Bunny has arrived! I sent out Easter postcards like your this year!

    Your table is so much fun. Happy Easter, Sweetie!


  4. April 17, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Hi Mary, Your little postcards are so sweet and the table is gorgeous for a beautiful Spring morning. I am wondering if the deer make it down to your lake to feast on your colorful azaleas or if the bunnies are your primary destroyers of flowers? I’m worried that my azaleas may not bloom this year due to feasting by winter wildlife. I love your pink ones and the pop of color they bring to the table. Linda

    • April 17, 2014 at 8:35 am

      Thanks Linda! We rarely see deer surprisingly. I’ve only seen them make they way to the water once by field that meets the edge of the lake where my potting shed is now. Squirrels do the most damage, digging in my pots, eating bulbs and chewing on our chairs :)

  5. Suzi
    April 17, 2014 at 8:03 am

    Mary, you always have the most amazing food items that are holiday or celebration themed to go with your tables! Love! Where do you get them all and do you and the hubby actually eat all that yummy goodness or are there little people in your neighborhood who reap the benefits of your shopping skills? :-)

    • April 17, 2014 at 8:32 am

      Thanks Suzi! I share, my hubby takes a lot of treats to the office :) Happy Easter!

  6. April 17, 2014 at 8:06 am

    Happy Easter to you! Beautiful Easter inspiration!

  7. April 17, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Oh Mary, I love your romantic china pattern! The tiered tray makes for a sweet centerpiece, for visual and edible purposes! Happy Easter blessings to you. xo

  8. franki
    April 17, 2014 at 8:32 am

    This was a multiple *sigh*…A Blessed Easter to You and Yours! franki

  9. April 17, 2014 at 8:32 am

    This is such a beautiful table!!! Never thought of using azalea blooms on the table before – now I will. Love the chocolate bars. So pretty!

  10. April 17, 2014 at 9:21 am

    It’s good to see you outside by the lake again. Your table is a delight, and I especially like how you filled the cupcake stand with wonderful things. Happy Easter Mary.

  11. Sharyn Rhodes
    April 17, 2014 at 9:35 am

    Have a wonderful holiday. Best wishes!

  12. April 17, 2014 at 9:38 am

    I am adoring your Easter! So sweet. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  13. April 17, 2014 at 10:06 am

    Oh, to be out by the lake again. Our spring has been slow as well, with much cooler days again recently. I think my garden likes it. The iris have never been so happy. And that makes me happy!
    Your table setting looks as fresh as springtime, Mary. The Limoges dishes remind me of my mother’s and aunt’s pink floral china and also my mother-in-law’s too. Is the Limoges a family heirloom?
    Clever to use the cupcake stand as a centerpiece. I have one like it, so need to following your inspiration and use mine like this too. We are going out for Easter brunch, but I plan to take flowers for the table and a little something for each place setting. I’ll drop them off on Saturday so the table will be ready for our group when we arrive. Nice that the owner of the restaurant is a good friend. ;-)
    Happy Easter to you and your husband and your girls. Sadie sends Chloe and Gracie a special greeting, too. ~ Sarah

  14. April 17, 2014 at 10:07 am

    Beautiful post Mary. It’s always a joy to see your table by the water. How calming. Great use of your cupcake stand and so many cute Easter cards and candies. Enjoy time with your family.

  15. Lisa Smith
    April 17, 2014 at 10:25 am

    I love your table setting – Especially the tiered centerpiece! It’s such a creative alternative to the usual flower arrangement. I might have to steal an idea or two for my table! As always, thanks for the ideas! Hope you, and your family, have a Blessed Easter – <3

  16. April 17, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    nothing better than an edible centerpiece, make it sugar and you know i am tap dancing with hapiness! a very sweet lakeside moment in time~

  17. Sue
    April 17, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Thank you Mary. What a delightful setting. Wishing you a Happy Easter.

  18. April 17, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    A very sweet table…Love the dishes.
    Wishing you and yours a very Happy Easter!

  19. April 17, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    Precious! Love the azaleas in the eggs.

  20. April 17, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    What a gorgeous table, love the centerpiece and those egg cup bouquets!! What a view you have to enjoy. Happy Easter!


  21. Lynn@Happier Than A Pig In Mud
    April 17, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    Your tiered tray looks yummy and sweet Mary! Lovin’ the perfect boat bunnies! I noticed my first azaleas today here, so pretty-Happy Easter to you too:@)

  22. JP
    April 17, 2014 at 7:12 pm

    Everything is just so pretty and sweet…I especially love your centerpiece!
    Have a Happy Easter!

  23. April 18, 2014 at 12:44 am

    Oh Mary, everything is so very lovely. I love the three tiered tray – looks great as a center piece. So glad to see you by the lake again. Bet the girls are happy that the weather is nicer for them.
    Happy Easter to you all. Love the pretty pink rose dishes.

  24. April 18, 2014 at 12:59 am

    You always create the most exquisite tables. That centerpiece is just perfect and is delightful to the eye and tempting to the palate! I always love the view across the water – it makes me feel like the weather is returning to beautiful! Have a wonderful Easter!

  25. DD
    April 18, 2014 at 5:11 am

    Love this! So pretty and to have an Easter table set outside is fabulous! Still snow in our area!


  26. April 18, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Absolutely gorgeous, thanks for the share.

  27. April 18, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Super smart and pretty centerpiece! Why not make the centerpiece one that is not only attractive but serves an actual purpose: dessert cart!

    Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Glad Spring is finally making its way to you. It’s been slow to get here, too. I hope that you and yours enjoy a peaceful, beautiful, blessed Easter weekend!

  28. paula
    April 19, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    love the old fashion bunnies , and all the soft colors .
    Have a Blessed Easter.

  29. April 21, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Love love the eggs cups of azaleas at your so soft in the garden Easter table! Your tiered stand makes such a tempting chocolate buffet, so cute styled with the cups, eggs and vintage chocolates~ I would love to sit there nibbling on your beautiful tea sandwiches, deviled eggs and carrot cupcakes!

  30. April 21, 2014 at 9:12 pm

    So many beautiful details!! It will take me several looks to take them all in. I am loving all the vintage goodies!

  31. Ella
    August 14, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    I have to ask about the botanic garden flatware! I purchased dessert forks and spoons in that style and now I’m tempted to buy the flatware set as well. I know they are quite large but how do they hold up? Do they scratch easily and become not so pretty after a while? I’d love your advice! Beautiful blog!

    • August 14, 2014 at 6:29 pm

      Hi Ella, I alternate flatware patterns so I don’t use it for everyday but so far it’s held up well. It’s good quality and very heavy.

  32. Ellen Stillabower
    January 19, 2015 at 8:16 am

    Your tablescape is beautiful. Your 3 tier server is just darling. I have a 3 tier, wooden cornucopia that my hubby built for me after I seen it in a magazine. That’s what they called it, a tiered cornucopia. I decorate it for every season but spring was hard because using the grass was messy but now I can put it in smaller containers and keep it corralled. Thanks for the inspiration..

  33. March 26, 2015 at 11:48 pm

    Beautiful table… Beautiful view… What more could one say.

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