mercury glass and moss Easter tablescape

Hello friends!  I finally finished my tablescape for Easter.

Mercury glass moss easter tablescape

As I shared before I wanted to create a tablescape using mercury glass and moss.  I am loving how it all came together.

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I feel like we have been waiting for the Easter holiday f.o.r.e.v.e.r this year since it’s so late.  We had Spring Break at the beginning of the month and it usually ends with Easter Sunday so this year has felt a bit strange.  Nonetheless I am excited to celebrate it with the Masterpiece family.

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After waiting so long now I feel like it snuck up on me.  Lol.  I set the table so we can enjoy it all week leading up to the holiday.  I’m working on refining the menu and completing the kids’ baskets.  Yes they are both teenagers.  Yes I still make them Easter baskets.  And yes I still use the same gingham Pottery Barn basket I bought them when they were littles.  I think we all love the tradition of it all.

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But back to the table.  I love mercury glass, as I know many of you do as well, but I have never used it for my Easter table.  I love how the bling-y glass mixes with the organic moss.  The play on feels and textures just gets me every time.

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For all Holidays I use our Lenox china, Waterford crystal and Camusso S.A. sterling flatware.  This year we added our new Laguiole knives that we received as a Christmas gift from my cousin.  They are b.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l and of amazing quality.  They cut everything just like butter.  They are definetly heirloom quality and we are extremely fortunate to have been gifted these.

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The oversized French bread board always sits on top of our dining room table so I decided to keep it as the footprint for the mercury glass and moss adornments.  I love the color of the wood as the backdrop.

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The wood board, driftwood chargers and twig napkin rings all add an extra layer of organic rustic along with the moss.  I love the juxtaposition it creates against the fine china, crystal & sterling.  I made the large moss Easter eggs a few years ago and you can find out more on this post  {eye catching ways to add moss to your tabletop}.

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I used some April Cornell napkins I’ve had forever.  The colors on these napkins coordinated with my everyday plates when we first got married and my mother in law gave these to me years ago.  I love their time worn use and muted colors.  They have a perfect soft spring palette.

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My menu is pretty standardized but I am experimenting with a new dessert that I hope to share if it’s a success. The dessert is topped with bananas foster and when I mentioned it to Mr. M he said banana fosters is one of my favorites desserts why haven’t you made it sooner?  Well, who knew?  Never mind we will  be celebrating  22 years of marriage next month.

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I hope everyone enjoys a peaceful and blessed Easter with their loved ones .

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“For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born.” 
~Alice Freeman Palmer~


  1. Julie Briones says:

    Those mercury glass eggs are SO pretty, MaryJo! Love moss balls… they add such great texture to decor! Thanks for sharing at Homestyle Gathering!

  2. Cindy says:

    Beautifully done! Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!

  3. Your tablscape is gorgeous1 I, too, love mercury glass and moss:) Those glass eggs especially are fabulous! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen

  4. Your egg collection is amazing. They are gorgeous on your beautiful tablescape.

  5. Just gorgeous! Love those eggs. Featuring when my party opens up tonight. Happy Spring!

  6. Thanks so much Carol! I love your parties and it’s always fun to join. I truly appreciate the feature! XO- MJ

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