Saturday, March 16, 2013

"Hop To It" and Welcome Guests with a Smile

Oh, I remember as a kid, singing "Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippety, hoppety Easter's on its way..."

Do you remember that song?

Well, ol' Peter hopped down from the attic this week and took his yearly place on the front door.

One of my sisters made this darling wreath.

Outside in the little front entryway is this Easter sign, too. 

Look at the bunny's heart-shaped nose, rosy cheeks and pink pads on his feet.   Isn't it adorable?

All of my sisters are pretty talented, in one way or another, so I feel very blessed to have them in my life.

I think it's great to welcome people to our homes with a little something that'll make them smile, don't you?

Here's another little fellow who welcomes guests from the front entryway.  

That same crafty sister made this sign, too!

Put the old wooden chair back outside, too. It came in for the snowy winter.

 Have a nice egg wreath over one of its sides. 



Glenda said...

Well, at the risk of sounding like a fanatic, I try to focus on the Resurrection. I love to have empty crosses around ALL the time, because He lives!! I realize that baby animals and flowers are all symbols of new life, but I just prefer to focus on the REAL joy of Easter, and that is found in our victory through Christ. All of your things are cheery and welcoming, but they would not be my first choice. :-)

Bookie said...

Susan, what in the world is the above?

Easter here is sneaking up fast...not much getting done but taking care of the issues of elderly here. Things are pretty bad with father in law...enough said for now. You have a nice weekend!

diane.stetson said...

Love your decorations. Wish I had a sister close enough to get things like that from. ha.

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I really love all the bunnies at Easter time. My youngest collected them as a girl and I've kept many of them for decorations now.

hugs, linda

janice15 said...

I love bunnies, I haven't set mine out yet..been running around but now that I seen yours I'm going to find mine...Love your door bunnie its very cute.. happy weekend sweetie with love Janice

Lady Linda said...

Hi Susan, your collection is so cute and I love the song but it gets stuck in my head.
I think my favorite decoration is a wooden German egg holder (for 6 eggs) with a bunny ringing a bell. I got it when my girls were little and have had it out every year. I have lots of German wooden bunnies and chicks and two big white German smoker bunnies. I will have to do a blog spot so you can see them.

Nellie said...

I love the door decoration the most. I'll try to get it in a photo for my blog. Cute little bunny. You have a very talented sister! Have a good Saturday!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Love all of your Easter Pretties!!


EM Illustrator said...

Hi Susan, lovely easter decorations that you've got there. Enjoy your weekend.

Chatty Crone said...

Haha - if I lived closer they may be missing. Hey ALL of you girls are talented and so is your daughter. Your grand daughter will be too I bet. Sandie

Journeyin' Lady... said...

You have a very talented family (including you) Very cute decorations all of them. My main decorations are colored eggs (mostly not real) and I love the bunnies too.

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

I was just singing that song the other day after I had crocheted my little bunny and was showing it to my kids. :)

I don't know if you visit Ash Tree Cottage but thought you would enjoy this post:

Best wishes, Tammy

AshTreeCottage said...

Thank you so much for your kind words on my blog. I just went through your darling dollhouse bakery post. Don't you just love minis? I am totally addicted now. I see that you also follow Cynthia's Cottage Design. Isn't she talented? I have not started to create any mini baked goods yet, but will try my hand at it. So nice to get to know a fellow mini lover and am now your newest follower. Have a great weekend!

Big Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Susan said...

Welcome to Susan Freeman at Ash Tree Cottage!

Thanks for following, Susan.

Susan is a fellow miniatures-lover. Stop by her blog sometime and be totally delighted with her beautiful creations!

She is Writing Straight from the Heart's 357th Follower!

Hugs to all. Susan

Merlesworld said...

I do like the face on your bunny so happy looking.

La Tea Dah said...

Such beautiful, welcoming decor! It makes me feel so welcome and happy. I love inviting entrances and yours us so special!!!!

ImSoVintage said...

Your decorations are all so sweet. I have not pulled out one thing yet. Guess I better "hop" to it. Ewwww, couldn't resist :)

Linda O'Connell said...

Love them all, Susan. You have the knack for decorating.

Marta said...

Hello from Spain: I see that you and your sisters have much talent. Beautiful creations. I like the Easter bunny with chocolate eggs ..... Keep in touch

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