I’ve been fantasizing about an Easter picnic since last May when I scored some baskets at a sale. Even though we were a year out, I marked my calendar and started collecting ideas. One of the first images I tucked away in my folder titled “hop hop” was a white bunny sugar cookie made by my friend Elizabeth Colling of Merci To Go—you know I got them, scroll down! She helped me put together a Spring picnic menu and I started sourcing my vision of neutral tones with blush accents, babies and bunnies, lacy white dresses, wildflowers and glittery eggs. We got lucky with the weather and soaked in the 70+ degree day under an oak tree.
We picked the spot, a field just next door to my in-laws house. They let us borrow their coffee table which I surrounded with throw beds and cushions from Hedgehouse—easily my favorite discovery as of late. You can roll them up, take them to the beach or just lounge on the floor at home. They’re crazy comfortable and the fabrics are really good.
Hints of blush came from a bottle found at Diani Living, wildflowers and hand died silk ribbon from Tono + Co. Elizabeth made spring vegetable tarts, a mixed greens salad and deconstructed cheesecake. Naturally, a live bunny (or 10) had to make an appearance. It was a huge hit with the kids, Elin is still talking about them. Marguerite dress from Dôen, Preston & Olivia hat. Ulla Johnson dress on Elizabeth below. Meringues from Merci To Go, Hedgehouse throwbed in ToulouseWhen it comes to DIY projects I like to keep it simple. I took brown and white eggs (hardboiled) and lightly sprayed one side with glue. Then took some fine gold and silver glitter and dusted it over the area I sprayed.
Baby chicks made an appearance too! We used Parties Fantastic out of LA who are amazing. They have mini horses, ducks, goats and more. Basket from Diani LivingI’ve turned into a basket lady this past year. Some of my favorites here: Market Carry-All basketFisherman’s basket and Rustic Wire Basket. This natural Easter basket grass is the best. Left: Tutu du Monde Playsuit on Ava. Right: Ralph Lauren dress (similar) on Elin.
 Similar finds to get the look:


Photography by Arna Bee

Ali Schilling |

The entire setting is so beautiful and these are the most precious pictures of the little ones with the bunnies and baby chicks! xo- Ali

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laurel |

This is the cutest thing in the world! Looks like y’all had a great day. Thanks for all the great ideas!

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Kathy Shannon |

Absolutely darling! Beautiful in every way – gorgeous moms and kids!!!

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Jennie |

These photos are absolutely stunning but then again, so are all of the people in them;))) How wonderul to see my dear friend Elizabeth, Celeste & Paloma looking radiant as ever. And the menu…I can taste it from here (Switzerland) I always enjoy reading your beautiful blog, it is a temporary cure from the inevitable homesickness that comes every now & then.
xx J

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Sarah |

Such a pretty shoot. Dreamy and fresh. Although i’m expecting a snowstorm to come through this weekend-this gets me excited for warmer weather, green grass, and a shady picnic.

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Maggie |

Adore the 3/4 sleeve matching white dresses on the older girls. Could you share where from and are they still available?? Your style sense is on-point.

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Simona |

This is such a dream, lovely photos. I have a lot Of Doen dresses myself, but need to add this one!

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