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Easter is a fun holiday and the perfect opportunity to welcome Spring with some crafts and snacks. Step away from plastic eggs and fake grass this year, and instead celebrate with some of these fresh decorations and recipes:

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Try a natural egg dye this year to get these subtle, organic colors!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or skip the dye altogether with this fresh floral and herb DIY that creates perfect springtime simplicity.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also use your eggs to make an adorable succulent garden that would make a great centerpiece for any Spring event.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or you can craft these sweet hanging posies!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
This speckled egg nest is easy to throw together with dollar store materials!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Modernize your Easter celebration with these fun little cookies.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or wow your guests with this gorgeous Easter basket cake!

We love springtime, all the sunshine, greenery shooting up everywhere, blossoms and blooms! When we think spring, we think fresh and clean, so we decided to share some bright fresh kitchens and the salads we’d love to make in them:

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
This kitchen is still bright and airy with natural wooden counter tops and distinctive dark cabinets. We’d like to munch on a watermelon and blueberry spinach salad here!

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
We’d like to make a spring salad with carrot ginger miso dressing in this whimsical kitchen!

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
How about a refreshing massaged kale salad in this funky modern kitchen?

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
This cheerful kitchen is the perfect place to prepare a tasty strawberry spring salad with lemon roasted chickpeas and lemon shallot dressing!

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
We love the warm accents and open shelving in this kitchen, and we wouldn’t mind digging into a burrata and heirloom tomato carprese salad here!

Yum! What’s your favorite spring salad?

Spring is finally here, and although we know April showers are impending, we are enjoying the sunshine and drooling over open air spaces in which to enjoy the onset of Spring. Here are a few of our favorite Spring inspired outdoor spaces:

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
This gorgeous patio area would be perfect for Spring entertaining! The brick fireplace would keep those brisk Northern Californian nights cozy.

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
Here’s another lovely patio, perfect for outdoor dining!

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or take outdoor dining to the next level with this cute indoor/outdoor kitchen and bar!

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
We love the palette of this whimsical outdoor area.

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of Sf
Can you imagine enjoying a lemonade and a cool Spring breeze from this colorful deck?

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or reading a book in this little Boho hammock nook?

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
Even small garden spaces can be spruced up with a little greenery and some lights!

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
Spruce up a small outdoor area with this cheery hanging planter DIY!

Spring Inspired Outdoor Spaces via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or enjoy the onset of spring from the luxury of a big outdoor tub!