Spring/Easter centerpiece

yachter123April 1, 2012

Hi all, well I'm back somewhat, am doing IDD therapy (spinal decompression) for my back, and am finally out of bed & able to do some things, including went shopping for all these lilacs for my centerpiece.

My table has been bare since last Nov., and it feels good to feel well enough to attempt a little decor.

I'm down from pain pills every 4 hours to a half pill a day & some days none at all. Even went shopping again yesterday for g-kids Easter baskets.

So, here is my first decor in months!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
maximavswife

Oh it's so good to see you back and able to decorate again! I love lilacs! I grew up in Spokane, WA which is known as the Lilac City. There would be a big parade every year in celebration of the fragrant flower. Your centerpiece brings back such wonderful memories.
Kath

    Bookmark   April 1, 2012 at 5:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
phonegirl

Yachter, what a beautiful cp. I'm lovin' your pretty little birdies, they are darling. Nice to hear some good news for a change on here. I sure hope everything works out for you. Will keep you and everyone else in my prayers.

Punk

    Bookmark   April 1, 2012 at 7:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jeannespines

Great news, yachter!...so good to have you back! Wow, what progress you are making! Wonderful! Love your pretty centerpc here ...Lilacs are always so beautiful...I don't know if these are faux or not...so are so pretty. Our Lilacs are getting ready to bloom ..probably a month early here! Such nice weather that I've been outside & haven't changed any Spring decor to Easter yet.

I love the birdies you added & of course, candlelight...such a pretty table! TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2012 at 8:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
yachter123

Thanks Kath, Punk & Jeanne, the lilacs are silk, had a hard time finding them, but Joann Fabric had these nice silk ones & Hobby Lobby had the white ones. This will serve as my Easter decor too.

Had a few leftover that I put in my big cloche with a bunny on coffee table & a few in a vase in bay window.

Shopped yesterday & found two things at Kirklands I'm using for Easter,
A white pedestal cake stand with pink ribbon ( the one that you run the ribbon thru)
have wanted one for a long time & their spring & Easter was buy one get 50% off the second, so I picked out a large mercury glass vase in pink. Maybe I can get pics of them up too.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2012 at 1:15AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Purplemoon

What a huge improvement in you. Especially hearing the pain has become so manageable! I am really happy to know that. I bet getting to decorate really made you feel good too. Those lilacs are lovely, of course you know I'd be nuts about them! ;o)

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   April 2, 2012 at 1:17AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
luvstocraft

Nice to hear you are almost pain free finally Yachter. I'm sure it has been miserable for you. Very pretty lilacs and they just say "Spring" for sure. Luvs

    Bookmark   April 2, 2012 at 1:41AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Marlene Kindred

Glad you're up and around and able to enjoy things again! Love the Easter/spring centerpiece...great job!

    Bookmark   April 2, 2012 at 1:45PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
christmascandy

Yacht, glad you are back and feeling better.
I love lilacs and these are so pretty!!
I'll have to head to JoAnn's and see if they have any around here!

Yes, it is nice to have some happy news.
Looking forward to more posts from you now that you are better!

TTFN,
Candy

    Bookmark   April 3, 2012 at 3:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nana2010_gw

Yatch, I'm so glad you are on the mend. I love your centerpiece. The lilacs look so pretty with the green birds.
I'm looking forward to seeing more of your decor.
TFS
Nana

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 7:42AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
slinkey

Yachter..Welcome Back!!
So glad to hear you're doing well. Sounds like great progress with the pain too.
By the looks of your pretty lilac CP - shows just
how cheery you're feeling!!
Good to have you back..look forward to seeing more
from you.

jane

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 8:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
oldalgebra

Gosh, yachter. I'm happy to hear you are feeling better. I can't imagine how you worked through the pain.

Glad to see you back on the forum - and with such a beautiful centerpiece, too.

I'm starting to think about color for my patio pots. Flowers are such a pick-me-up.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2012 at 11:33AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
yachter123

Thank you all for the warm welcome back. I can only say I'm extremely happy to be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with this ordeal!

Sorry to not have time to answer & thank each of you individually, but the g-kids are home on spring break this week & I also have therapy 3 times a week, plus spinal decompression 3 times a week, so doesn't leave much time?

Still hoping to get a few more pics taken & uploaded! Have enjoyed seeing everyone's Easter decor!

    Bookmark   April 6, 2012 at 12:53AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
milosmom_gw

Yact: So good to hear you're feeling well enough to get up and about again.
Yayy!!
Beautiful centerpiece. Love the purples and the "flow" into of spring and Easter both.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2012 at 10:18PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Not finding any inexpensive beanie baby duckies and . . .
I expect the nearer to Easter it gets, the higher the...
oldalgebra
Valentine Decor
It was a little crazy decorating this year for Valentine's...
phonegirl
Decorating Son's House
First of the photos
yachter123
from Purplemoon
I still haven't gotten Houzz to accept my old name,...
Purplemoon
Judith (Sweet Designs blog)
Hi everyone. I have checked her blog numerous times...
marylmi
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™