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Pottery Barn Kids Easter Event Recap…Hop to it!

This last weekend, I had the honor and pleasure of teaching a 1-hour class at my local Pottery Barn Kids on behalf of Project Nursery.

This was such an exciting event and the turnout was amazing!  The focus of the class was on Easter decorating and entertaining.  We all know that Pottery Barn Kids offers some of the best seasonal decor and entertaining products. What better way to teach the attendees how to incorporate and showcase these items into a complete DIY holiday party table scape. I also emphasized the importance of re-purposing these items so that they can be enjoyed throughout your home.

Take this adorable Easter Glitter Garland. My first instinct is “Ah…a party!”, but let’s take it one step further.  How about using it across a fireplace mantle for some added festive decor in the main living space, or what about draping it on top of your kiddos window treatment?  Also, it is great for a little party embellishment, and when the party is over…bring it into the playroom, string it across an art board  for the kids to enjoy through the holiday.

Pottery Barn Kids – Easter Glitter Garland

Other fun and festive items are these adorable Peter Rabbit™ Melamine Plates. Set the kids table for Easter brunch or use them throughout the month for daily use. The kids will LOVE having their very own themed dishes!

Here is how we set the kids table along with a super simple DIY centerpiece:

We also added in some adorable personalized fondant covered bunny cookies as favors / place settings.  The centerpiece “garden” was created as a quick and easy DIY project using some craft wood pieces, a foam block, shredded paper, faux florals and decorated cookies.  Totally cute and edible!  On the table were mini birds nests filled with cotton candy and topped with colorful, festive jelly beans. This is another quick and easy way to add a little color into your table. Attendees were also shown a few simple tips to serve up some fabulously festive DIY treats for your guests.

Take this cake from the bakery at Target…Add on a few adorable fondant shapes along with some decorated sugar cookies, put atop this great cake stand from Pottery Barn and ta-dah a fabulous professional looking cake for less!

In keeping with the Easter / Garden theme we also made these adorable “potted cupcakes”,  another super simple DIY project to WOW your guests.  Make these by taking miniature terracotta flower pots lined with foil, pop in a cupcake, frost, sprinkle with crushed oreos, insert decorative paper straw, top with faux floral and mini decorated sugar cookies.  So simple the kids could participate too.

I am in love with these Easter Baskets with liners from PBK…great for passing out treats or party favors.  And when the party is over, get these baskets ready for your Easter egg hunt!

Go ahead grab your daughter’s side table out of her bedroom and repurpose it for a kid-sized beverage station just  like the one pictured here…totally crushing on this precious Flower Accent Table by Pottery Barn Kids.

Guests were shown how to create this super sweet treat bag…it is as simple as hot glue, pinking shears, fabric and burlap.

What party would be complete without the sweets?  Here are some fun ways to serve up delightful goodies!

Aren’t you just lovin’ the striped awning?  Me too.  That  is why I pulled it out of their back room and guess what?  It was part on an old display.  Good news is, they shared a little secret with me. It is a shower curtain that they turned into this perfect prop, NO sewing involved – my kind of DIY project! And finally, guests were given a sheet of Easter printables designed specially for Pottery Barn Kids and Project Nursery by Fresh Chick Design Studio…which you can have too by clicking this LINK!!

This event was so much fun, the staff at Pottery Barn Kids were amazing and a pleasure to work with! A special “THANK YOU” to all of the wonderful talent that helped make this event a success!

Apple Velvet Photography – Photography

Scrumptious Swirls – Fondant Cake Toppers and Cookies

Modern Cupcake – Cupcakes

Two Sugar Babies – Fondant Cupcake Toppers

Casey’s Confections – Decorated Sugar Cookies

About the author
Rebecca calls Gilbert, AZ home. An interior designer by trade, Rebecca is the creative force behind Petite Party Studio, a printables and party decor business—all in addition to being mom to Brandt, Blake and Bennett!
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  • http://laughloudsmilebig@roadrunner.com Vicki Murray

    LOVE everything….so many wonderful ideas!!!! Wow!!!

  • Anne Criswell Escobedo

    Rebecca — you are so darn cute and creative! I love it all! Awesome Job!

  • amy cummings

    Wow oh wow!! LOve all the ideas!

  • Candice

    Love it! But I could not access the link for the Easter Printables. It said it was not public

  • http://savethedate4cupcakes.com Tanya~Save the Date for Cupcakes

    I love the decor, Rebecca!!! It’s so PBK♥ Congrats!

  • http://www.partydotts.com Laura@partydotts

    adorbs! love it

  • http://atozebracelebrations.blogspot.com Nancy Pfeifer

    You did it!!! It’s incredible!! Love the DIY picket fence centerpiece…so pretty!!! GREAT JOB my friend!!! I’m so impressed with your skills….need to hang with you more often…LOVE YOU!! ~Nancy~

  • http://www.tiedwithabow.com Bianca Cirillo

    So creative! Absolutely Adorable!!

  • http://www.thecelebrationshoppe.com Kim @ The Celebration Shoppe

    Completely fabulous as always Rebecca!

  • http://www.borntoparty.com.au Shannon @ Born To Party

    soooooo cute & clever! I love the colours for spring… always so fresh and pretty! I wish we had PBK in Australia!!!!!

  • http://livinglocurto.com Amy @ Living Locurto

    I love those flower cupcakes! Everything looks wonderful, great job.

  • http://eccentricdesignstudio.blogspot.com Latisha Horton @ Eccentric Designs

    I love this … soft, chic, and amazing! You did a awesome job : )

  • Melanie

    Becky – fantastic work at PBKs. You are simply amazing!

  • http://www.andersruff.com Maureen Anders

    BEAUTIFUL JOB, Rebecca!
    SOOOO fantastic. Love the signature Rebecca cake!

  • Blessie

    Looks like you had great fun over there Rebecca, and I’m sure they learned a lot from you. I did and I wasn’t even there, and had to content myself with the pictures and descriptions you have here.

  • Lee

    Oh wow, thanks for these ideas. These are very simple and very easy on the budget, but it also creates that WOW factor. I’d be sure to try these out for next month’s easter party!

  • http://www.freshchickdesigns.com Rebecca

    Thank you all so much!! I am so glad you enjoyed the recap (:

  • http://www.sweetmadys.com Michelle {Sweet Mady}

    Amazing! Everything looks just perfect. I also have to ask…where did you get your headband? I love it!

  • http://www.etsy.com/shop/MaluBoutiques?ref=si_shop Maylene -Malu Boutiques

    Rebecca everything looks just BEAUTIFUL!!! You did an awesome job.

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