My Alpine Home

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Spring Green. . .

With today being the official ‘first day of Spring’, my thoughts have turned to green.  The color green is often associated with Spring.

For most of us, it’s when the earth comes alive again and green starts popping up everywhere.

These sweet dishes are one of my favorites that I love pulling out for Spring.  How cute is that little rosebud?  And now I even have a vintage green dish drainer to display them in.  Handy to grab for a quick breakfast or lunch.

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Nearby are the matching mugs with one little thrift find bluebird mug.  Not being coffee drinkers, these rarely are used.  Still, too cute to keep hidden in a cupboard!

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Little green eggs. . .a welcome sign of Spring.

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A green apron hangs in the kitchen, in case I get in the mood to do a little ‘Spring cleaning’.

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A swag of twigs and green blossoms hang on a chippy door in our entry.  To me it says, ‘welcome Spring’!

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And this is my favorite Spring green of all!  Hubby fertilized our lawn a couple weeks ago and it’s starting to green up nicely.  Can’t wait to run barefoot through the grass!

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Wishing you all a very happy and green Spring!

hugs,

Jann

25 comments:

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

Thanks Jann for this cheery spring post! I am looking at three feet of snow in my yard.

Susie said...

Happy Spring to you Jann. I love your dishes. They do look like a perfect spring set. I looked at my flowerbeds today...jumping the gun.LOL.There's a lot of clean up to be done in them . I better be right on it as soon as I can. Hope you get a some nice weather to enjoy our Spring. Do you get robins there??xoxo,Susie

Stacey said...

I love spots of green! It's getting green outside here too. I'm having a give away at Poofing the Pillows. Come by if you can. :)

Susan Clayton said...

Love the pops of green and the cute dishes! vHappy Spring!

Kitten said...

Happy Spring, Jann! I'm so jealous that you have lovely spring weather. Here in NE Ohio we're still way too cold & will be back in the 20s by Sunday. I have seen some robins...so maybe there is hope for spring eventually.

cynthia lee designs said...

Jann...what cute green plates with little flowers and your apron looks perfect for Spring!! Spring seems to be here in Southwest Ohio.
hugs,
Cindy

Junkchiccottage said...

Hi Jann,
Love the green plates. Those are so pretty. We can actually see grass again too here in Chicagoland. It is suppose to be 60 tomorrow. Woooo Hooo! I am going to soak that up. In the 30 again after that and more snow. Ughhh! Winter just will not end here.
Have a great Friday and week end.
Kris

priscilla said...

Love your green dishes ,Jann and all your touches of green ( especially your lawn)!

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I do love your dishes! Love the green. I am thinking seriously about doing green with purple or lavender for my Spring/Easter table this season...gotta get started on it! LOL! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Fran. said...

oh the green grass!! LOVE seeing it!! I've got the sn-irt still and brown grass!! LOL And Jann I bet you don't have to use that green apron very often your house is always clean and so pretty!!! XOXO Love Fran.

Amy Jo said...

I love your rosebud dishes...I just bought a few rosebud plates this week. I just adore them.

Happy Spring,
Amy Jo

One More Time Events said...

Loving your dishes!! Happy Spring!

Marie Blackburn said...

Ooooh Jann,I love those dishes!
Marie@The Interior Frugalista

Pamela Gordon said...

It's very nice to see green both inside and out at your house Jann. We are still very much white outside but I've decorated with green and yellow inside to pretend it's spring. :) Have a lovely weekend. I hope you get to run barefoot in the grass soon.

Cynthia said...

You have such a great collection of dishes and these are so pretty. I am jealous you can see grass and are fertilizing. We still have snow on the ground.

Cynthia

Rose L said...

You must have a large area to store all the dishes you have! I love that they have little rosebuds, and the cup with the blue birds are adorable! I do not drink coffee but the cups are good for cocoa or even just a juice. The handles make them easy to hold. And sometimes I have a cup of soup in mine.

Angel Allen said...

I love your spring dishes Jann. I wish I could see some green grass in our yard, not yet. Everything looks great and that apron is awesome. I'm a apron fanatic.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Angel

Sandy said...

I also love your dishes. I thought for sure someone would have already asked you, "Where did you get those dishes"? But since no one has, I'm asking....LOL Love all of your Spring things!!

Betty from My Irish Cottage Home said...

I love those dishes and the drainer they are in, just so cute. I am an apron lady too. Happy Spring.

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Beautiful greens! Happy Spring to you!

Deborah Montgomery said...

I see I'm not the only one bemoaning snow and brown grass! I love those dishes! so perfect in the green drainer. and what a pretty apron too! Happy spring Jann!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Those are the perfect dishes for spring. I love the little rose on them!

Kelley said...

Loving your green, Jann!

In your never-used mugs? Make dessert! Trifle? Bake individual cobblers, crumb cakes, bread or banana puddings, etc.

Happy week to you from Guam,
Kelley~

Leovi said...

Gorgeous, really lovely bedroom. I really like the picture of the headboard! Have a nice day!

Terri said...

Yay for spring! Your home looks lovely! The green is so fresh in those dishes. They are perfect for this time of year. They will certainly cheer up any table.
Hugs,
Terri