Welcome, dear friends!! This month’s Pinterest Challenge has us creating a fun Easter-time Spring Chair. Yes, a chair ~ totally fun and unexpected! Our host and friend Cindy from County Road 407 has found a really fun idea from Jamie at Anderson + Grant!
Our inspiration ~ what I see
Welcome to everyone coming over from Michelle at Thistle Key Lane for the first time! Isn’t this beautiful antique chair so pretty with this gorgeous woven harvest basket filled with tulips, a sweet rabbit scouting the scene, and a soft white afghan cascading out of the basket and over the chair Lovely!
I loved it so much that I thought It’d be fun to create a couple of spring chair ideas to inspire you in your springtime decorating.
I shot these photos with my cell phone so they are a bit fuzzy and I apologize for that. Since then, I’ve shot only with my Canon. 🙂
My first Spring Chair & Basket
I began this sweet vignette with a Longaberger cake-carrying basket set onto a chair I bought from my longtime friend Kathy. I recovered it with fabric from a dress I wore back in the late 1980’s to one of my brother’s weddings. I filled this basket with a small glass cake plate used as a riser for Momma & Baby rabbit.
Nestled in with our rabbits, I’ve scattered some soft green shredded paper used as Easter grass, glossy bright plastic Easter eggs, and a spring bouquet of mums and other flowers my husband just bought me! He’s a keeper… 🙂
The last thing I added was a lace curtain I hang up in our bedroom every year for summertime. I love its softness plus it added dappled light. Here this curtain adds its softness and texture to the scene!
Now let’s check out our second Spring Chair out in the Garden!
Over the past four seasons, I have worked really hard creating small planting beds around one of our backyard oak trees, under the primary bedroom window and out here along the edging of the western and southern fencing.
This spot is against our new garden shed/greenhouse (how I am using it) and faces south.
Let’s check out Chair #2!!
Since my roses aren’t in bloom yet, I brought out some dried roses and set them inside our flower girl’s basket.
This outdoor spring basket vignette has lots of texture
This chair came as a set with a small end table we picked up at last summer’s end-of-summer sales. I call it my Titanic chair…
All of the dried florals add their own special fluffiness and refinement…
The sun was rapidly going down when I came out to film after school last week. It had rained the day before so everything was fresh and clean! And here is our second chair.
One of our cement rabbits came out to play, too. A little nod to Jamie’s sweet cement rabbit! In the background, one of our David Austin climbing roses is being trained upwards on jute twine. Fingers crossed it grows more canes on the other side!
The vintage tablecloth takes the place of the white afghan in the inspiration photograph. Sorry the whites are blown out. I had some trouble getting the light balance correct while photographing.
And those are my two second chairs for today’s challenge. 🙂 I hope you’ve enjoyed both of these chair stylings! If you like what you see, please consider subscribing to my blog and following French Ethereal on my other platforms. Thank you for stopping by! <3
Up next is Niky from The House on Silverado and her green vintage chair looks absolutely adorable with its floral bouquet and sweet rabbit! Please see below for links to visit everyone on today’s tour.
Happy spring, friends!
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30 thoughts on “Two Spring Chair Ideas to Inspire!”
I love both of these ideas. Such a fun challenge.
I love these challenges, too! Thank you, Rachel. 💕
I love your vignettes Barb! Your French chair is gorgeous.
Thank you, Laura! Always a fun thing these challenges. 💕
Your vignette is so pretty. It’s perfect for Spring!
Thank you, Renae! I really enjoyed creating both chairs. Happy Spring to you! 🌸
Both of your spring chair vignettes are so cute Barb! I especially love your outdoor chair vignette with the vintage tablecloth! Happy Spring!
Thank you, Michelle. This challenge was particularly fun to create. Happy Spring to you, too! 🌸
Each vinette is so creative and so different. I love that you created a chair for outside too.
Thank you, Marty. I really enjoy these challenges each month. I always say “this was my favorite” but each successive post is. 🌸💕
Happy spring and Easter to you,
Hi Barb, I love checking out every project! Always look forward to the PC day! laura
Me, too! It’s my quiet time to just sit and read, pin, and enjoy the fruits of our labors. 🌸
hi barb, did my comment go through? OMG my day has been filled with IT errors! Yikes! Love your vignette! Always look forward to the PC day!
Yes, both comments came through, and no worries! I like it when WP says, “duplicate error…” Let’s me know the comment really did post! Yep, PC day is fun!!!
Your Spring chair vignettes are just precious Barb! Hope you’re having a lovely Spring.
Thank you so much, Cindy! We are having a great spring here in North Texas. 🌸
Those dried roses are gorgeous, Barbara, and I love the baskets you used for the vignettes! They are perfect. It’s been fun seeing everyone’s bunnies, too!
I know, all the bunnies are fun to see! Hope you are enjoying your California spring, Julie!!! 🌸💕
I LOVE LOVE LOVE that your chair is outdoors and looks so springy and happy! What a fun thing to see while you’re outside. And how fun to do 2 vignettes! Thank you for joining in. pinned
I absolutely love your outdoor chair, Barb; what a beautiful style. Fun idea to do vignettes both inside & out; such creativity this month!
Thank you, Lora! This month’s challenge has inspired really beautiful chair creations. Love all the bunnies!!! Happy Easter to you! 🐇
These are all just darling, Barb. So full of spring and life — I loved every photo!
Thank you, Jeanie! I’m glad you enjoyed both of my chair creations. 💕
Barb, such a pretty setting for this pretty vignette. Your chair is lovely and you used it to perfection as a base for your pretty setting. Great way to create a lovely spring vignette.
Thank you, Carol! I love creating these vignettes!! Happy Easter to you! 💒
BOTH are super cute and spring-y. Love them, Barb!
Thank you, Niky! Always fun to create these challenges. Happy Easter!! 💒