Easter is all about new life. It’s about remembering the importance of fresh starts and cherishing the season. Around Easter, flowers start to bloom and the weather gets warmer. We’re surrounded by color, sunshine, family, and friends.
If you’re entertaining this Easter and want to dress up your home, there are many simple Easter crafts that will impress your guests. We’ve gathered 31 Easter decorating ideas that range from table settings to mantle decorations to garlands. One of our favorites Easter ideas is the bright tulip, peep, jelly bean centerpiece by GlamVolution!
- Floral Tassel Garland
Complement your Easter decor with this floral tassel garland from Meethaha—it’s great to hang around your appetizer or dessert table to give it a little something extra! And all you need to make it is tissue paper and string.
- Glitter Easter Eggs
Make your Easter decor sparkle with these glitter Easter eggs by Stef of Girl Inspired. To make them last even longer (and let you save them for next year), you can blow out the inside. They look great showcased in a decorative bowl or vase!
- Moss Letters
Literally spell out the holiday with these spring moss Easter letters created by Kara’s Party Ideas. Add a few egg and flower accents to the letters with a hot glue gun to complete the look. If you want to be reminded of spring year-round, opt for a more universal word like “hello” or “welcome.”
- Washi Tape Easter Eggs
If you don’t want to break out the dye this year, these washi tape Easter eggs by Lovely Indeed are a great no-mess alternative. Grab some patterned washi tape, and decorate your eggs with fun, geometric designs.
- Macrame Succulent Easter Egg Decorations
Add a contemporary touch to your Easter decorations with these dip-dyed succulent eggs created by Lisa Tilse, and learn macrame skills too! Once complete, you can hang these mini planters on a blank wall or from the ceiling for a subtle seasonal touch.
- Floral Wreath Crowned Easter Eggs
Give your eggs some personality with these floral wreath crowned Easter eggs from Flax and Twine. You can even make one to match everyone in your family and use them as place settings at the table!
- Bunny Garland
Accent the room with this metallic bunny garland from Fellow Fellow. Make one strand of bunnies out of embossing paper, and add some color with a second strand made of beads and colorful paper.
- Floral Painted Easter Eggs
Instead of dying Easter eggs, get crafty with acrylic paint! Victoria of A Creative Mint showcases how to use eggs as mini-canvases with these flower-inspired designs. Painting Easter eggs really allows you to show your artistic skills and create intricate designs.
- Easter Bunny Banner
Welcome your guests by hanging this Easter bunny banner on your door, or use it as a wall decoration. Either way, this no-sew banner by Dream A Little Bigger will be a great addition to your Easter decorations.
- Crepe Paper Carrots
Whether you’re wrapping gifts, creating Easter baskets, or setting the table, these little crepe paper carrots from Homework are great accents! Just roll crepe paper, add a moss topper, and they’re ready to go.
- Gold Leaf Succulent Easter Eggs
Take potted plants to the next level with these mini Easter egg succulents from Tabitha of Winston and Main. You can use them to decorate your table and create little place cards for each guest, or place them on the mantle to add some shine to your decor.
- Easter Place Cards
These place cards that Janis of Pinecone Camp created for Poppytalk can be made in four easy folds, and are great for holding Easter treats—she added bunny cookies to them for each guest. Plus, you can easily customize the place cards with festive printed paper.
- Easter Bunny Ear Napkin Rings
These no-sew bunny ear napkin rings from Landeelu are simple to make, and can be customized to fit your color scheme. Just choose the right fabric and interfacing, cut, iron, and tie around your napkins to add some Easter flare.
- Chalkboard Printable
Hand lettering adds a nice, homey touch. If you aren’t skilled at lettering, don’t worry, Kristin of Yellow Bliss Road created a chalkboard-inspired Easter-themed printable. We love how she styled it on her mantle surrounded by bright spring flowers.
- Peep and Jelly Bean Centerpiece
Use your vase to display more than just flowers. Take notes from GlamVolution and add jelly beans, Peeps, or any other colorful candy to complement your tulips and create a beautiful Easter centerpiece.
- Jelly Bean Tree
Mix nature with your favorite Easter candies to create this jelly bean tree from Crafty Sisters. Simply hot glue jelly beans to branches from your yard and arrange them in a vase. Pro-tip: a hair dryer will melt all those little hot glue strings.
- Honeycomb Easter Eggs
Get inspired by these honeycomb Easter eggs from Studio DIY. If you want a fun Easter photo prop, make large versions of these eggs. You can also make mini honeycomb eggs to top cupcakes and desserts.
- Carrot Centerpiece
These carrot centerpieces by Love Grows Wild are sure to attract the Easter bunny. Add your favorite spring flowers and pair them with the rabbit ear napkin rings for a complete Easter-themed table.
- Bird’s Nest Table Setting
This spring tablescape by Diane of An Extraordinary Day is centered around bird’s nest table settings. Create your own nests with vines and twigs (or purchase them at the craft store), then add some jelly bean eggs to complete the look.
- Hanging Easter Decor
Grab your favorite scrapbooking paper, some scissors, and thread to make this Easter Decor from My Daily Bubble. The directions suggest using a sewing machine to bind the paper, but if you don’t have one, staples work too!
- Bunny Napkins
If you use linen napkins, how could you resist folding them into a bunny shape? This tutorial from Our Best Bites gives you simple, step-by-step directions for creating origami bunny napkins that are sure to make your guests smile.
- Faux Pallet Easter Canvas
Going for a natural look? The faux pallet Easter canvas from Saved by Love Creations uses large popsicle sticks to make a pallet-inspired canvas with a contrasting Easter bunny silhouette. For a subtler silhouette, try using pastel paint instead.
- Peeps Bunny Bunting
Can’t get enough Peeps during Easter? Bring them to life and add a punch of color to your decor with this festive bunny bunting tutorial by Dana Made It. It’s sure to be a great addition to your dessert table!
- Easter Egg Wall Hanging
Embrace pastels with this understated Easter wall hanging from Pretty Prudent. It’s a unique, modern way to display your Easter eggs and decorate your home, and you can make it as big or small as you want simply by changing the size of the dowel.
- String Easter Eggs
These string Easter eggs from Craftwhack may be a little messy to make, but they only need three low-cost materials—embroidery thread, glue, and balloons. Plus, you can easily turn them into hanging ornaments!
- Origami Bunnies
These adorable origami rabbits by Origami Spirit are perfect to showcase your Easter eggs or to hold your favorite candy. You can even fill them with Easter surprises and place them around your house for an ultra-unique Easter egg hunt.
- Baby Jar Topiary and Felt Flower Tutorial
If you have extra baby food jars laying around, Sugar Tot Designs found a great way to upcycle them! Paint the lids, fill them with candy or other embelishments, and top them with a felt flower to create a mini topiary.
- Faux Chalkboard Easter Egg Place Cards
These neutral place cards from Dwell Delightfully will go with any table setting. Clip the eggs to a clothespin to help them stand up on the table, and dress them up with a bow that matches your decor.
- Bunny Wreath
This boxwood bunny wreath by Simplicity in the South is a great way to add a little greenery to your mantle. Use wire hangers to mold a bunny or another Easter shape, and cover the hangers in boxwood leaves to make them pop.
- Easter Egg Candles
Add some ambiance to your dinner party and up cycle your egg shells with these Easter egg candles from Creative Green Living. Just paint the outside, fill them with wax and a wick, and arrange on candleholders.
- Swinging Easter Chick
This cute little chick by Handmade Charlotte will help you and your guests swing into the Easter season. He’s a great way to dress up your doorway or wall, and is sure to put a smile on your guests’ faces.
To help you to get started on your Easter decorations and find inspiration in the colors of the season, we created a mood board with 10 decorations from above that embrace pastels and natural tones, and will help you decorate your whole house—from dining room, to living room, to doorway.
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