easter decorations

Last week while running some errands I noticed that easter merchandise is already marked down.
How is this possible?  I haven’t even started decorating for easter.
Not that I mind that if I do desire to add any new easter decor this year it will be at a discount, but the point is that it stressed me out because I immediately felt behind the 8ball.
Easter decor1
When I finally reviewed the calendar, I felt better since about a month of easter decorations around the house is about my limit.
So today Master M helped me get the easter bin out of the attic.
Easter decor2
I haven’t necessarily started decorating yet, but I took everything out so I can remember what there is and start formulating a plan of attack.
We have about 1 bin of easter decor and to some this might seem like a lot And for others it might seem like nothing.
For us it’s about the perfect amount.
Easter decor3
I made the sheet music frame with the bunny silhouette a few years ago.  It combines two things I love; sheet music & silhouettes.
What isn’t there to love?
The happy easter bunny sign is from Homegoods a few years ago.
The egg & grapevine wreath I’ve had for years and can’t really remember where I picked it up.
Easter decor4
The large Mr. & Mrs. bunny I actually picked up at a local grocery store years ago for a great price.
The big vintage artwork cardboard eggs in the middle are from Tuesday Morning and I use them full of candy every year in the kids easter baskets.
I also picked up the faux moss little bunny on that same shopping trip @ Tuesday Morning.
Easter decor5
The sheet music eggs I made a few years ago & you can read the DIY tutorial here.
I’m hoping to make some moss & | or glitter eggs this year.  I’ll share when I do.  Stay tuned.
Easter decor6
The natural colored eggs are from Michaels.
I loved all the shades so much I bought a few bags.
I don’t know if they still carry them since I haven’t noticed them again.
Easter decor7
One of my favorite bunny decorations is this vintage chocolate mold I picked up from a fellow consignor when I was still working in the shoppes.
It is one if the many reasons I miss my consigning days.
I usually use the mold in the kitchen, we’ll see where it lands this year.
Easter decor8
My newest addition is this faux chocolate bunny.
I have big plans for him.
I just picked him up a couple of weeks ago at Marshalls.
I’ll share more once all my decorations have found there home for this year.
Have you started decorating for easter yet?  Are you done?
I love all the inspiration out there & can’t wait to get to work with mine.
Happy decorating !
sharing @:
inspire me tuesday @ a stroll thru life
tweak it tuesday @ cozy little house
talk of the town @ knick of time
the inspiration board @ carolyn’s homework
be inspired @ elizabeth & co
wow @ savvy southern style
wordless wednesday @ oh my heartsie girl
winter blues @ diy by design
wake-up wednesday @ god’s growing garden
vintage charm party @ charm bracelet diva
syc @ have a daily dose of mrs. olson
shabbilicious friday @ shabby art boutique
home sweet home @ the charm of home
diy like a boss @ table&hearth
feathered nest friday @ french country cottage
morning cup of joe @ the cottage market
simple & sweet @ rooted in thyme
share your style @ little farmstead
fridays 5 features @ diy-vintage-chic
pinworthy projects @ just us 4
saturday sparks @ pieced pastimes
bouquet of talent @ life on lakeshore drive
share it one more time @ lilacs&longhorns
sundays at home @ love of home
the creative corner @ curly crafty mom
amaze me monday @ dwellings-the heart of your home
mmm @ keeping it simple
 show&share @ coastal charm
stta @ karen’s up on the hill
metamorphis monday @ between naps on the porch
inspire me monday @ my uncommon slice of suburbia
the scoop @ stonegable
make it pretty monday @ the dedicated house




  1. Sherry says:

    Oh great collection. I love rabbits so I had to stop to look at your post. I linked my spring mantle. I’m #100. I love the music sheet covered eggs. I can’t wait to see what you do with everything. I still need to do some rearranging and get my table set.
    Have a fun Wednesday. Nice meeting you.

  2. Sandra says:

    Mr. and Mrs. Bunny are adorable and I’d love to add a mold like that to my collection. You’re not alone in feeling behind the eight ball, time seems to be moving quickly and I’m just trying to keep up. Would love for you to share this at Celebrate Your Story link party. Here’s where to link up if you’d like to: http://www.thesweetsensations.com/celebrate-your-story-link-party-is-moving/. Hope to see you there!

  3. Oh goodness I need to get our my eggs and get decorating!!!Everything looks so cute for aster!
    Have a great week and thanks for sharing on the #OMHGWW this week!!

  4. hi sandra. thanks so much for stopping by & leaving a sweet comment. i will see you tomorrow at your party! xo- mj

  5. thanks karren. still working through the decor. lol. hope to have it done this upcoming week. xo- mj

  6. kathleen says:

    I love all your Easter decorations, especially the vintage mold! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm! xo Kathleen

  7. Regine Karpel says:

    Love the music notes

  8. thank you regine. i love that you stopped by. xo- maryjo

  9. Jann Olson says:

    Mary Jo, I just emptied the last of my three apple boxes filled with Easter décor today. I also tried my hand at making some moss eggs. I love your chocolate mold and the large bunny couple is awfully sweet. I try not to buy any more Easter. Three boxes is more than enough. lol! Thanks for sharing with SYC. Oh by the way, a month is about how long I can handle each holiday décor. 🙂

  10. Sarah says:

    Your bunnies are adorable! I’ve just about finished putting out my Easter things. I’m guilty of having more than one storage box of Easter things, but who is counting? ‘-) I don’t put everything out each year, and this year I’ve really minimized what is out.
    Thanks for sharing your cute things. I have some of the chocolate molds too. A friend got me started on collecting chocolate molds a few years ago. It’s fun. I like to mix them with faux chocolate bunnies.

  11. Sherry says:

    Very pretty decorations! Thanks for joining Home Sweet Home!

  12. hi jann- i loved your moss eggs! i want to give these a try as well. i tell myself i’m not going to buy anymore easter as well…but then i see that one item i just can’t resist! lol xo- mj

  13. thanks for stopping by sherry. see ya at the next home sweet home! xo- mj

  14. hi sherry. thanks so much for stopping by & leaving a comment. i just found out some of your comments were going into my spam folder and that’s why i’m just getting to this now. so glad to have you over. xo- mj

  15. hi kathleen- love to see all your comments popping up over here. ; ) xo- mj

  16. hi sarah- ooh i like the idea of mixing the molds w/ the faux chocolate bunnies. i might have to do that next year. thanks for sharing! xo- mj

I love hearing from you!