From pretty tabletops styled by some of our favourite bloggers to easy DIY crafts the kids will adore, here’s all the inspiration you need to make this Easter your prettiest one yet.
Whether you’re organizing a grand Easter feast, looking for some holiday-themed art projects for the kids or in charge or bringing the dessert to your sister’s party, we’ve got just what you need — tablescape inspiration, egg-themed crafts and a recipe for a decadent, Easter Bunny-approved treat.
1. DECORATE WITH PASTEL PINWHEELS.
Add a festive touch to your celebration with these gorgeous pastel-coloured pinwheels from White Lilac ($22.50). Hung from the ceiling, they’ll add a pretty touch that won’t go unnoticed. Sold in packs of six, each pinwheel has a gold foil trim and dangles daintily from a metallic thread.
2. CONSIDER A WHIMSY WHITE TABLE SETTING.
Simple, chic and understated, this Easter tabletop, which we spotted on Holly Becker’s blog Decor8 is totally dreamy. Each place setting features a speckled grey plate atop a white plate and a hard-boiled egg on top of a simple white linen napkin. Each egg is then adorned with a wax flower wreath. A white tablecloth and white vases filled with beautiful blooms completes the look.
3. GET THE KIDS TO MAKE AN EASTER EGG SURPRISE.
Sugar and Charm
This DIY Easter surprise egg from Sugar and Charm is a fun craft to make with kids or to surprise them with on Easter morning. Using just a handful of supplies (namely yarn, glue and a balloon), this is a simple project that will delight both children and adults alike. Hand them out to the kids (filled with Easter chocolates, of course!) or use them as a place setting on each plate at your Easter table.
4. DISPLAY TREATS ON A CAKE STAND.
Whatever is on the dessert menu, it’ll look extra delicious and delightful on this pastel-hued pedestal serving tray from Rosanna Inc. ($66). Cakes, pies, cupcakes and cookies on it will work perfectly.
5. MAKE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE-FILLED EGGS FOR DESSERT.
If you’re looking for an original treat, try these chocolate mousse-filled eggs from the blog Chocolate Shavings. The beautiful presentation of chocolate mousse inside pastel-dyed egg shells is not only creative but will look striking on your holiday table. The kids will love to help dye the eggs, and everyone will love eating what’s inside.
6. DECORATE THE EXTERIOR OF YOUR HOME WITH A WREATH.
Thought wreaths were just for Christmas? Think again! This adorable bunny wreath by Privileged Door on Etsy($120) is the perfect way to greet guests to your home this Easter. Made from two faux boxwood wreaths and adorned with burlap ears, a bow and a geranium tail, this original wreath is bound to be a conversation starter.
7. TRADITIONALIST? FILL YOUR TABLE WITH PASTELS AND BUNNY MOTIFS.
If you want to set a gorgeous Easter table, all you need is a bit of inspiration. We love this pretty table set by Jillian Harris, which features a soft and soothing palette of white, light blue and gold. The key to her gorgeous table? “My biggest trick to decorating the table for ANY holiday dinner is LAYERING,” she says. “Layering everything … from plates, to bowls, to napkins, to cutlery, candles, flowers … layer, layer, layer!”
8. DECORATE EGGS WITH GOLD LEAF.
Style at Home
If you’re looking to take your typical dyed eggs to the next level, this is the project for you. Using craft paint and a gold-leaf kit, you can create stunning Easter eggs that will look beautiful on your holiday table, whether strewn across the top, as place settings or as a centrepiece, stacked in a glass vase.
9. FEELING BOLD? INCORPORATE BRIGHT HUES INTO YOUR TABLE SETTING.
For her Easter table, stylist, author and TV host Emily Henderson wanted to create something that had a Scandinavian-slash-glam look and by the looks of it, we’d say she got it just right. With bright pops of colour, Easter eggs and pretty pink peonies, this tabletop is not just perfect for Easter but is an ode to spring.
10. SET THE MOOD WITH EASTER EGG CANDLES.
These pretty pastel-coloured egg-shaped candles from Pottery Barn (starting at $19.50) will add a soft glow to your Easter table. Made of terracotta and featuring hand-punched details, these candles will look their best when clustered in a variety of shades.