The Shady Porch: Spring Is At The Door!

3.18.2013

Spring Is At The Door!

I've been counting the days until spring since December, and, now, it is finally at the door! Literally...at my door! I decided to welcome spring and everyone who stops by with an Easter basket of spring flowers and butterflies. I gathered everything for this little project at the Dollar Tree with the exception of the tulle (which I already had) and the branches (from my backyard).  
Items purchased at the store: the flowers, butterflies, and basket. I bought a few other items as you can see from the supply picture below, but, in the end, did not use them. I made the WELCOME banner using PowerPoint software, a printer, and some nylon string. It was a project that ended up costing about $5-6 dollars. I'm really happy with the results, too! 
 

WELCOME SPRING!

 
Frequent visitors to  The Porch have probably noticed that I like to decorate my door for many occasions: big-game days, holidays, seasons, family celebrations, and so on.  Here are a few of my past door decor projects...
Easter basket supplies
Here are the supplies I purchased to make the Welcome basket. I ended up not needing the paper grass (another project perhaps?). Now that the fun stuff is done it's on to spring cleaning, starting seedlings, changing wardrobe, changing to summer linens, prepping the porch, rearranging furniture ...did I say cleaning?  How are you planning to welcome Spring?
  
 "It's spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!"     ~Mark Twain  
 
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