I saw these cute polka dot bowls at Target's dollar bin
and did not buy them.
But then I could not get them out of my brain.
And by the way, Target also has $2.50 items in that 'dollar' bin.
...Such as these bowls.
But, I felt they were worth the $2.50 price tag.
They're a good size and even if you bought eight bowls, you would have only spent $20.
And I doubt if anyone buys eight bowls...
unless you are like me and have half a dozen children
(counting my daughter in law!).
....Or you might buy eight bowls if you also splurged on the
yellow polka dots bowls or
the pink polka dot bowls...or
the green polka dot bowls!!!
The blue bowls made me think of robin's eggs,
so that in turn
led me to pull out my
bird and egg things I already had...
and say "Welcome Spring"!
Since I was going with a bird theme,
I figured my grapevine "chargers"
would look kind of 'nesty'.
Then I had another larger grapevine that I
and used in the middle of the table.
Remember the little candy nests I made the other day?
I used them on this table,
as well as putting one in the blue bowls....
just because I thought they were cute with the same blue-colored eggs.
If you have not seen Hobby Lobby's line of
vintage bird items, then you need to check them out.
Use your weekly coupon or wait till they are on sale
like I did.
They have several sizes of plates as well as
lots of other cute items.
My white tin plates with the silver rims are also
although it was several years ago and they were
on the clearance aisle.
Trying to achieve that rustic yet feminine and romantic look.
I have used these mini grapevines for napkin rings before.
I pulled them back out to use again.
I love them as napkin rings.
"Birds-eye" view of the candy nest!
I also remade my mini urns. Again.
This time I topped them with blue and cream eggs
I already had.
Once again, the urns look adorable.
Those six little urns make me happy every single season!
I just simply lined the urns down the middle of
with the loose grapevine.
I had these cute little plates that I had bought at
Nell Hill's about three years ago.
She has had CUTE bird items for years.
They were in the same color family as the cute
Hobby Lobby plates,
so I knew that I could mix and match
with no problems.
I also got this cute bird dish at
several years ago.
It is a heavy plaster.
I used it to hold the coconut nests.
Then when I was almost through with
I remembered this bird...
also from Nell's.
I had to add him into the table!
I also got this cute black tray at Nell's years ago.
It has a cute little bird and egg on it as well.
I used it to hold my pretzel nests.
Underneath everything is my lace tablecloth
that I use all the time.
My mother bought several of them in Italy years ago.
They are soft cotton lace
and wash up like a T-shirt.
They look pretty no matter what I pair them with.
Here's to a beautiful spring..
full of birds and nests and eggs..
and God's many miracles!
I have linked this with Show and Tell Friday