A Whimsical Mantel for Spring and Easter

This year I went with very simple, whimsical 
mantel decorations for spring and Easter!



I started with a new blackboard download from Dear Lillie.
I always love her designs...


Then I added lots of whimsical spring and Easter decor.
This ceramic chocolate bunny is holding a big egg painted by our youngest granddaughter, last year when she was two.  I love treasures like this...


You could find rabbits at the thrift store and paint them 
with gloss brown paint, to get this look!

I used my rusty old toy truck to pull a little trailer of eggs...



under the watchful eye of a flocked bunny.



 This big rabbit statue is a favorite...chippy, rusty, aqua spring fun!





Before I go...
You might have seen this over on my Instagram.
These are chalkboard paint eggs with chalk...from Walmart for $1.98! So cute!


A big thank you for all of your nice comments and well wishes!
I am working hard at physical therapy and resting! 

Until next time...
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15 comments

  1. Linda, I think your mantle is perfect for spring. I love the idea of painting bunnies to look chocolate. Clever girl !. Yes, that egg will be a treasure. Blessings to you for a fabulous weekend. We are in for 60-70's this weekend. :) xoxo, Susie

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  2. What a sweet display, love the truck with the wagon of eggs! I made some chocolate bunnies with thrift store rabbits and brown paint like you said a few years ago, they really do look like chocolate!

    Tania

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  3. What a darling mantel. I hadn't read that you were injured. I hope this finds you better every day. I love that chippy pick up truck. Too cute.

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  4. I love your vintage pretties. You've certainly collected some wonderful finds over the years!
    Brenda

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  5. I'm all about simplicity these days, and you've captured a simple whimsical look for your Easter mantel, Linda. I love your vintage truck pulling an extra large load of colored eggs with the flocked bunny keeping watch! And the egg painted by your granddaughter is a lovely little treasure. You've inspired me to bring some spring inside our home, too.

    I'm glad you're well on your way to recovery and I hope you're soaking up some of that MN sunshine today!

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  6. Beautiful. I'm partial to the bunny "bust" and love the combination of fonts used for the Easter message.

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  7. The chippy white truck with the rabbit on the bed and the trailer of eggs is a delight as is that wonderfully old rabbit bust, what an inviting mantel.
    Joy

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  8. I love all your bunnies and eggs - especially the faux chocolate one! I love Dear Lillie signs too - I need to get another one.

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  9. Linda,

    I love how you've mixed the whim of spring with the true celebration of Easter. And those painted bunnies ore awesome!!! Happy Easter. Blessings,

    Jane x

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  10. That mantel is just SO Springy & Easter-ish! I love it. Your bunnies and yet a nod to the real reason for Easter, too, with your chalkboard. Great job. I hope you are getting better every day and will be 100% before summer rolls around. xo Diana

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  11. Wonderful decorations, Linda....I so love all the bunnies and pretty eggs and the whole vintage feel. I have just joined instagram so will go and look for you there!
    Helen xox

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  12. Very pretty, Linda. Love all your Easter treasures - especially the hand-painted egg :) The little truck and wagon is just too darling. So glad to hear you are working hard with your physical therapy - this means you are on the mend! Wishing you a Happy and Blessed Easter. Hugs xo Karen

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  13. Your mantel looks perfect for spring and Easter. I love how you used the vintage truck with the bunny on back! I'm glad you're feeling well enough to putter and decorate. :-)

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  14. Beautiful. I love that rusty old toy truck. A LOT.
    Amalia
    xo

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