A couple days before we decided it was time to quarantine ourselves, my son and I visited the thrift store searching for more crap, I mean bargains 😂. All kidding aside, I fell deeply in love with these 3 “Repurposed Hobnail Milk Glass” sisters sitting on a shelf by the check out line. I said to my son, “Who in the world would not want these anymore? Well, we never will find out who, or why, or even when. All I know is that they are mine now. Do you have any hobnail milk glass in your cupboard?
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I originally pictured this white hobnail set in our bathroom because they would match that hobnail light fixture we attached to the wall. Do you remember that? If not here it is: “Bathroom Hobnail Light Fixture“.
I was thinking Q-tips in one, cotton balls in the other with the top, and my tooth brush in that vinegar dispenser. I still might do that to tell you the truth, because it just sounds so cute. For now though, I wanted to try to cheer everyone up (including myself) with pretty photos of our Easter table. By the way, my husband pried off that old yellow rubber stopper for me, and I cleaned all of the milky glass very well.
You know me and flowers…anything but a vase! I love to get creative with displaying flowers and if you do too, you should definitely check out all of my flower ideas HERE.
There was just no question on if these ladies would look pretty lined up on our dark wood table-no runner required. I just needed flowers 🤔. Think Julie, think.
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Where to Buy Fake Tulips
I got on Amazon and BINGO. Purple tulips popped out at me like a purple pony…okay maybe not exactly like a purple pony, but it sounds good. So yes, unfortunately I had to use fake tulips, but I really think they are very lifelike and totally acceptable. I mean, we are not going to the flower shop any time soon (pandemic), and it’s snowing here as I write this. The only purple ponies, I mean tulips I am going to find is on line. They are EXTREMELY AFFORDABLE, AND THEY BEND.
Shopping the House for Decor
After I had the purple tulips all snug in their little white hobnail milk glass nests, I decided I was definitely in the mood to decorate more. So, I cleared off my work station, shopped the house, and designed a pretty Easter table for just the four of us to celebrate Easter. It really felt good. BONUS: My husband was home during the quarantine to make the fire 🔥.
You may recognize the gold chargers from my Thrifty Golden Easter Table from a few years ago? I love how they match the gold flatware. By the way, the green little goblets are from the dollar store, and so are the gold rimmed white plates. Maybe remember that for next year because I don’t want you going out to the dollar store right now during this pandemic .
Tulip Napkin Holder
Creating this cute napkin holder was very simple. Just lay your white cloth napkin (these were given to my parents on their wedding day in 1956) out flat on the table, gather it from the center and turn it so the corners are up top. Stick a tulip inside, and tie a ribbon, or twine around the entire napkin.
Lastly, as you probably noticed, my eggs are white as a ghost 😎. I actually might color eggs with my kiddos tomorrow night, but I truly believe white eggs are beautiful. Especially up against green moss. Hey, have you seen my Purple Petal Easter Eggs yet???
Stay at Home Easter Menu
Before I hand this post over to the Thrifty Style Team, here’s a quick little “menu” I came up with for our “Stay at Home Easter Brunch” using what I have on hand. We aren’t going to the grocery store any time soon, and deliveries are very limited in our area. Here’s a few recipes if you’re interested. Happy Easter~
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