April 1, 2010 at 11:35 am , by Beth Roehrig
I’ve always been a big fan of Easter—any holiday that involves dyeing eggs and eating chocolate bunnies is A-okay with me. Plus, Cadbury Eggs! And bunny cakes! But hey, I’m not totally food-fixated. I also love that Easter coincides with the start of spring, when gorgeous flowers start springing up. For me that’s extra exciting because it signals the end of SAD-inducing winter weather. Seriously, it makes me almost this dorkily, dancing down the street happy.
I’m headed to New Orleans this weekend, but if I was hosting the holiday brunch this year, I’d snag this stoneware pitcher and fill it with flowers for a simple centerpiece.
I like color on the table, so I’d skip the more traditional lilies and go with a mix of deep plum tulips and sunny yellow daffodils. The pitcher’s lilac hue, new to the U.S., is totally feeding my purple addiction (check out the also new—and gorgeous—eggplant-y Cassis shade, above, on the rectangular baker). And at $25, it’s not too spendy—especially for Le Creuset, a brand known for making classic, lasts-forever pieces.
How will you be decorating your table for Easter?