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Setting the Table: A Bright Easter Brunch

Purple & Green Easter Brunch

Is it really possible that Easter is this weekend? Time is flying, we are welcoming sunshine (and warm weather!) with open arms, and the first week of spring will be in the books. Before hitting the road for the holiday, I wanted to host a simple Easter brunch. This year, I’m all about keeping it fuss free, minimal, and sophisticated.

Easter Table Setting

Grapefruit Mimosas for Easter Brunch

Having a green dining room already lends itself to coordinating well with a spring palette. I decided to keep the dishes bright white with clean lines, while adding lavender accents. The purple and green feel so fresh.

Green Dining Room

Easter Brunch Table Setting

Since the palette is super neutral, I’m a big fan of adding pattern. It makes things more interesting and adds depth. My upholstered dining chairs compliment playful dotted napkins in a way that I was probably too excited about. The watercolor place tags were a quick (and last minute) DIY that brought a bit more color to the white linen tablecloth.

DIY Watercolor Place Card

easter brunch appetizer

Setting the Table: A Bright Easter Brunch

I’ve been obsessed with Breuer dining chairs for quite some time and the cane backs were made for this moment! The warm wood and pattern accents the spring tablescape so perfectly, allowing the tiniest bit of light to shine through.

What do you guys think of the brass flatware? I contemplated bringing it out because the chairs have a shiny chrome base, but I think it works well.

easter brunch table setting

I wanted everything to feel fresh and light, yet inviting. Once the table was set, it was time to enjoy grapefruit mimosas, good food, and best of all- great company. Spring is that time of year where everything is new and beautiful again. I’m looking forward to longer days and cramming in more of these moments!

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  • Reply
    Johnna LaFaith
    March 23, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    I love a neutral table, especially one that still feels classic and a little fun. This is lovely. Great Gold flatware too.

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      March 23, 2016 at 2:19 pm

      Thanks Johnna!! Happy spring ;) xo

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    March 23, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    Wondering why you put the glasses on the left sides of the plates? Lovely table, btw.

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      March 23, 2016 at 2:18 pm

      Funny you should ask!! I wondered if anyone would notice… during the shoot, a glass was reflecting and causing lens flare, so I traded the side. Then it bothered me that they weren’t consistent, so I moved all the glasses (and totally forgot to put them back after that one shot). Ha!

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    Leah Prevost
    March 24, 2016 at 3:02 am

    I love the brass flatware. It’s the first thing that caught my eye. Very beautiful set up. I need to do more fun girly brunches with my ladies. Happy Easter!

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      March 24, 2016 at 3:41 pm

      Thanks, Leah!! Happy Easter to you :) xo

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    April 19, 2016 at 11:26 pm

    I love this room! I first saw it on Pinterest and am now thoroughly enjoying your blog!!! Your design eye is amazing and refreshing. So I am looking to transform my den and I love the color scheme in your dining room… do you know the green paint color on the walls here? Thanks so much and I’m so looking forward to following you now that I’ve discovered you! Cheers, Jenn

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      April 20, 2016 at 1:08 pm

      Thanks so much, Jenn!! What a nice compliment :) The paint color in the dining room is Evergreen by Sherwin Williams. xo

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