Simple Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece

Posted on March 21, 2015

Hi Everyone! Happy weekend and happy spring! We had a rather unusual first day of spring here in Maryland yesterday, waking up to cold, snowy weather yesterday morning! It was the coldest first day of spring that I can ever remember, but now the snow has melted, it’s warmer outside, and on our walk at the park today I saw lots of daffodil leaves coming up out of the ground… looks like spring is fighting it’s way through after all! After this long winter, I wanted to bring a little bit of the coming spring indoors and since pansies are some of my favorite spring flowers, I bought a couple of pre-potted ones, re-planted them into a big white bowl and arranged them on the dining table surrounded by hyacinths (more of my spring favorites!) and lots of pastel colored eggs in egg cups! Here’s how I created this Simple Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece…

Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece
SIMPLE SPRING & EASTER PANSY CENTERPIECE

YOU WILL NEED
3 – 4 pre-potted pansies
Potting soil
Large white bowl

Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece

DIRECTIONS
First select your bowl, which is both wide and deep enough for you to plant the pansies in. I used a medium sized simple white “latte bowl” (similar in style to these Anthropologie bowls, but bigger) for mine. Begin by sprinkling a layer of potting soil into your bowl, then carefully taking the pre-potted pansies out of their little plastic pots, and arranging them into the bowl. Add in extra potting soil to fill in the bowl, making sure the flowers are well planted. Water the pansies whenever the surface of the soil feels dry, and make sure they get plenty of sunlight during the day! Planted in a bowl like this, they’ll last for up to a week!

Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece

Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece  Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece

Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece

For more Easter projects, check these out:

Mossy Easter Eggs Easter Egg Tree
Left: Mossy Easter Eggs (tutorial here) Right: Easter Egg Tree (tutorial here)

And if you liked this Simple Spring & Easter Pansy Centerpiece, check out some of my other flower arrangement ideas here:

Teapot Flower Arrangement  Grocery Store Flower Arrangement
Left: Teapot Flower Arrangement (tutorial here) Right: How to Create a Flower Arrangement using Grocery Store Flowers (tutorial here)

Simple Carnation Flower Arrangement Repurposed Tea Tin Flower Vases
Left: Simple Carnation Flower Arrangement (tutorial here) Right: Repurposed Tea Tin Flower Vases (tutorial here)
I hope you all have a great rest of your weekend, and that this spring is a wonderful one for you! Thanks so much for stopping by today!
I will be linking to these awesome blogs!

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5 Comments

  • Reply cathy March 25, 2015 at 10:59 am

    I am so glad that you shared this at Making Memories Mondays! 🙂 I love pansies!
    Cathy

  • Reply Michele @ The Joyful Home March 25, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    Hi, Maria,
    I’m a new fan and blogger, and I adore your blog! I have been so inspired by your creativity and gorgeous photography. Tomorrow, I’m posting about beautiful Easter table ideas, and I’m featuring this lovely centerpiece. I know my readers will love it as much as I do!

    Hope you’re doing well, and thank you for the inspiration!
    Best,
    Michele

    The Joyful Home
    http://www.thejoyfulhomeblog.com

    • Reply ahomemadeliving March 25, 2015 at 11:15 pm

      Thank you so much for such a sweet comment, Michele, and for the feature! I’m going over to visit your blog 🙂 Thank you so much for stopping by mine today, hope you have a wonderful rest of your week! Happy Spring! 🙂

  • Reply swathi March 30, 2015 at 7:05 pm

    Beautiful, Thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning, tweeting, sharing it in google plus.

    • Reply ahomemadeliving March 30, 2015 at 7:39 pm

      Thank you so much, so glad you like it! 🙂 And thanks for sharing the post and stopping by!

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