Hopping Down the Bunny Trail Table + Spring Blooming Centerpiece

I’m hopping down the bunny trail with a table for Easter, with bunnies, eggs and a spring blooming centerpiece!

Green and white toile bunny plates are layered on cabbage leaf plates atop carved white chargers, and moss bunnies hopped to the table to join a centerpiece of spring blooms.

 Daffodils are the harbingers of spring and if spring had a “smell” it would be hyacinths! This blooming centerpiece uses both daffodils and hyacinths in a “welcome spring” centerpiece or for your Easter table!

You can find a  quick & easy method to create a centerpiece for a spring or Easter table, HEREno green thumb required! It takes about 10 minutes to create once you have your supplies gathered. After your flowers are spent, plant them in the garden to enjoy the blooms next spring.

Mini pots of hyacinths have mini colored eggs. . .

And speckled jelly beans fill cabbage leaf bowls.

Portmeirion Botanic Garden is one of my favorite flatware patterns for spring and Easter! It’s hard to photograph but if you look closely you can see butterflies below the tines of the forks.

The weather is ideal for dining on the porch in North Carolina. The mercury hit 80 degrees yesterday which is too warm for my liking for April! We’re on a typical weather roller coaster for spring, but still a tad too early to plant with freeze warnings for this weekend.

Tabletop gardening with spring blooms provides some flower therapy and helps bide my time another couple of weeks until we’re past our freeze date.

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail Table Details:

Green & White Toile Bunny Plates / Maxcera, HomeGoods, several years ago, used here

Cabbage Plates & Bowls / Bordallo Pinheiro, Tuesday Morning, several years ago

Carved wood chargers / Pier 1

Eggs / Target, Hobby Lobby

Moss Bunnies / HomeGoods, several years ago

Napkins / Pottery Barn, several years ago

Tablecloth / Cynthia Rowley, HomeGoods, used here

Flatware / Portmeirion Botanic Garden

Goblets / Mikasa French Countryside

If you need some inspiration with Easter on its way, hop over

for an Easter Parade of Recipes and Table Inspiration, HERE.

Thank you for your visit!

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  27 comments for “Hopping Down the Bunny Trail Table + Spring Blooming Centerpiece

  1. Ellen Stillabower
    April 5, 2017 at 7:45 am

    Love the bunnies!! I see the butterflies on the forks…so beautiful!! I picked up a family of moss bunnies at Michael’s at a great price!! I’ve used them in a big basket…I feel so lucky to have gotten them!! Freeze and snow predicted here…Spring weather IS a roller coaster!! I sure hope my tulip buds make it!! Thanks for sharing!! 🐇💐🦋

  2. Donna Rowe
    April 5, 2017 at 8:00 am

    So pretty, don’t hyacinths smell heavenly?

  3. franki
    April 5, 2017 at 8:33 am

    Here comes Peter Cottontail…Hoppin down the bunny trail….franki

  4. April 5, 2017 at 8:46 am

    Mary, what a perfect table. I can’t seem to get enough of the hyacinths this year, I love their fragrance, but my hubby doesn’t care for it. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us!

  5. Sue
    April 5, 2017 at 9:11 am

    Such a pretty centerpiece Mary!!! Will definitely be making one when I get home. We are in your area, sort of. My husband and I brought our grandboys to Myrtle Beach for Spring break!! Condo by the ocean is my idea of heaven!!! Have a great day!! xoxo

  6. Alice
    April 5, 2017 at 9:43 am

    Mary you cause me to long to be in North Carolina! I lived there until 1989 and loved the early Springs. Here in Colorado our safe day to plant is May 15th. We had snow yesterday and the temp when I got up this mornings was in the 20’s. Please keep showing us what it’s like living there. I can almost smell the Hiacinths!

  7. April 5, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Total delight with those daffodils and hyacinths. I can just imagine how heavenly this smells.
    We are having a lovely spring with cool mornings and warm afternoons. I’ve been a slave to the garden in recent weeks, and things are taking shape. One bed left in the back, and I think I’ll have it all clean for spring.
    This table is so happy! I love the toile bunny plates, and should I ever come across them I know I won’t resist. Not that I need any more bunny plates, but then it has never been about need. Ha! Ha!
    The napkins are also calling my name. I like the simplicity of the dots on the edge Perfect compliment to the flowery tablecloth.
    Thanks for sharing all this spring beauty. Have a great day!

  8. April 5, 2017 at 10:38 am

    Such a wonderful display of fresh Spring ideas! You make me want to dig out my dishes & start playing again.
    I think I have those little green dishes to go with my cabbage green stuff. I could never fill them with jelly beans for our Easter dinner though. The kids would eat all of them FIRST & then complain they were too full to finish the main meal. I don’t remember seeing your Portmeirion Botanic Garden flatware pattern before. I must have been asleep! Beautiful table!!!

  9. Cyndi Raines
    April 5, 2017 at 11:20 am

    Mary! It is ALL SO LOVELY! Thank you for another wonderful Springtime view. Thank you for ALL your hard work. We who live in the northern states have to bide our time for our Spring flowers as the frost warning for MI doesn’t lift until MAY 31st! Not fair!! But we can do as you have mentioned and go get some pots of flowers from the grocery or Walmart and enjoy them indoors. And that is exactly what I’m going to do today! Was in my garden shed with a small space heater going yesterday for 2 hours, dusting the shelves and sweeping up a few dead flies! ha. Loved every minute of it. I love the napkins and the flatware is stunning – the little butterfly adds a special touch. Thanks.

  10. April 5, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    This is absolutely adorable! I’m new to your site and just love it!

  11. April 5, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    What a gorgeous Easter table, Mary. Yes, I see the butterfly on the times of the fork! The toile bunny plates are sooo pretty and I love the dotted edged napkins. Of course, your centerpiece is causing me to take a deep whiff…so wanting to smell those hyacinths!

  12. Marilyn
    April 5, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Mary i love everything in this post. You sure have beautiful things.

  13. Joan
    April 5, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    I love your table especially the bunny plates.

  14. Marion
    April 5, 2017 at 4:46 pm

    Your Easter settings are gorgeous as are the flowers. Thanks for sharing.

  15. April 5, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    so sweet and always gorgeous. Love your little moss bunnies, Grins, snow and 50mph winds here. Happy Spring…lol, Sandi

  16. April 5, 2017 at 5:51 pm

    I love your pretty centerpiece Mary! Very springy-enjoy:@)

  17. Annette Croley
    April 5, 2017 at 5:54 pm

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  18. April 5, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Mary, as usual, you outdid yourself. What a lovely table, but I could never use real flowers or anything that smells.
    I was able to snag two of the green bunny plates last year. You have to be really fast in this area.
    I am always blown away by your photography skills.

  19. April 6, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    Another beautiful table and centerpiece…..I am off to Trader Joe’s to create my live centerpiece…Thanks for the never ending inspiration!!!

  20. April 7, 2017 at 10:39 am

    So adorable Mary! LOVE the blooming centerpiece, but my favorite thing about this table is the napkins, so cute! And the bitty butterfly on the fork! We had golf ball sized hail in Bham on Wednesday, it was nuts! I hope Mother Nature is finished with her antics and you can get planting soon… we always wait until after the Masters, it’s usually safe by then 🌷

  21. April 11, 2017 at 11:51 am

    i LOVE that silverware!!

  22. Donna Milazzo
    January 4, 2018 at 11:37 am

    Oh those bunny plates! I got a matching pitcher last spring at Home Goods. It has a bunny on one side and roses on the other – love it! Hope I find the plates someday.

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