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Pink Saturday- Easter Decorations

I was kind of stumped for this week's Pink Saturday post. I really don't have a lot of pink in my home. But then, ah yes! Easter is coming soon. So I pulled out some old stuff and added some new decorations and voila! Instant pink post!



I got this kitchen towel from Williams Sonoma after Easter last year. I loved the sweet bunnies in their canoe.


And this is the flip side of the towel. Another darling image.



I got this pink fan at my new favorite store, Nesting. See the previous post for other photos of the store.


Does this look strangely familiar? Very similar to the towel image. This one is from Home Goods. I tried it on my door but liked it better on the cart in the kitchen.



Last weekend, I bought some pussywillows at Wilson Farms. They are so soft and they re like a cat's toes.



I put the fan in a vase with the pussywillows. Giving a little color to all that gray.


Assorted pinks from my collection of vintage Easter postcards. I love the images on these old cards. I got the photo holder from Pier One.



Ok, this photo is stretching it. The color of the room is really more of a beige but it does take on a rosy glow at certain times of the day. This is the birdcage I got at Nesting. You can see it hanging at Nesting in the previous post. It will eventually be hung in the living room but I need to get the right hook to hang it up. So for now it rests on a table.




Well it looks like we're a little tired and more than a little cranky from all the decorating and this exhausting photo shoot. Molly is ready for a nap. So it's off to LaLa Land. Until next time...








Comments

okay...after seeing your post I have to get me some pussy willows. My hair dresser has a bush and she is rooting some for me. HPS
Michelle said…
Ooooh...love that tea towel! Of course love everything else too!
Liz said…
The tea towel is lovely! Thanks for the inspiration!

Have a great Pink Saturday!
~Liz
Wanda said…
First of all I love the name Chatelaine, it has always fasinated me. Second and third I adore pussy willows, and bunnies. Lovely blog, please stop by and say hello.
Llyn M said…
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(¸.•´ (¸.•´♥ HAPPY PINK SATURDAY ♥
Mimi said…
Thanks so much for the great post today. I just ♥ traveling from blog to blog...the photos, the crafts, the ideas...too fun!

Yours was especially fun this week. Thank you!

See you next week!
Trying to visit blogs between thunderstorms today (Spring is here) Happy Pink Saturday ~ Susan
Riet said…
LOvely post.
Happy pink Saturday, Riet
Your posts this week are great. I love the bunnies and love WS too. I have a thing for pussy willows and baskets made with them. Have you ever noticed a willow basket that is around moisture, the pussy willows bloom within the basket itself, amazing to say the least, Happy Pink Saturday, Char
Joy said…
Chatelaine, what lovely decor you have. Everything is so calming and serene with a bit of whimsy. :o) Isn't Home Goods great?
vicki archer said…
Such sweet pictures. Have a lovely weekend, xv.
Claudia said…
I love the tea towel. And pussy willows always bring a smile to my face. Happy Pink Saturday!
Deanna said…
I am totally loving your mantel on your blog banner. I like that it's not so sugary and pink although, I do love to decorate like that...LOL!

The tea towel is definately a must have!

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(¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
Deanna :D
Lady Katherine said…
Towel too cute! Love the fan, the sign, I want one. lol The pussy willow! I use to buy it fresh and it would root. I want some so bad to root and have my own! Can't find it around here! I looked around I love the column and all your bird nest. I was going to shop for one, hubby opened up a room he had blocked off, I have one hanging with a bluebird inside! I so glad your joining me with a Tea Party, I will be looking forward to seeing yours. Still planning mine! lol I will post my party on April 5th late afternoon, for my Birthday Tea Party is that day at 2:00 pm, was to be a few and has grown on its on. So instead of a sit down, its going to have to be another way. Working it out. I will link your post to mine, Just have it posted, and I shall do the rest. Love your blog,and thanks for coming by.
Lady Katherine said…
I looked some more! I love the tea party! Love the cups, I adore your lace on the table! So great!
Wonderful post! Thanks for sharing. Have a great weekend and a Happy Pink Day.

Blessings,
Sandi
TattingChic said…
What a beautiful lamp! Oh, that kitty cat is soooooo adorable, too! I just love kitty cats!

That towel from Wms-Snma is very cute! This year they are selling their "bunny band" towels! They are too cute, too!

Hope you stop on by for my 1st Blogoversary/100th post celebration! I'm even having a giveaway! Do come on over! Everyone is invited!!! :)
I love all of your Easter pinks and your kitty is very cute.Happy Pink Saturday,
~Sue~
Allidink said…
Neat! Hey look there's that cool cage you found! It looks great there. I looove your towel, so pretty :) Williams Sonoma is great. I love your kitty!!!

All the best,
Allison
Thank you for your warm welcome to my first Pink Saturday. So nice to hear from you!
How did I miss your Pink Saturday post?? Soooo cute! I'm going to be spending some time here, for sure!

Thanks for coming to visit my first Pink Saturday. It was soooo much PINK fun!

Blessings,
Spencer
salmagundi said…
I used to have pussy willows in a yard of a former home. I'd forgotten how I use to enjoy them in the spring. Thanks for reviving the memory. Sally
Lisa said…
Great Pinks! Thanks for visiting my blog! I'm sad I missed the great bunny towel from WS last year!

Hugs! LIsa
Puzzy willows always remind me of Spring. I'm loving those kitchen towels with bunnies on them. Oh are they sweet!
Joyce
Loretta said…
Loved your pink post; your mantle in the blog header is stunning. You ladies in Blogland are just sooo talented! Happy pink day!
kayellen said…
Pretty Elaine!!!
Happy Belated Pink Saturday;-)

Hugs,
K
sheela said…
I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.


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