Hosting an Easter brunch is like hosting brunch on any other weekend, but with WAY more colors and chocolate. It’s def not impossible to pull off a last-minute decked out brunch with your friends and family, even with Easter right around the corner. That said, it’s best to pull out all the stops possible. So take a break from Netflix and Easter egg decorating, and tackle these brunch decor DIYs, STAT. Bonus: Even after Easter’s over, most of these can be saved for your next gal pal brunch sesh.
1. Rope Bucket Easter Basket DIY: Ditch the traditional baskets this year, and go with glammed up buckets instead! These fool-proof DIYs will have those buckets looking A+ for Easter in zero time. (via Brit + Co)
2. Geo Table Runner: Adorable decorated eggs and pastels are adorbs and all, but there’s nothing wrong with doing something a little different. This geo table runner can be recreated using your specific color palette, and definitely adds a little something extra to the party. (via Ruffled Blog / Tyler La Cross Photography)
4. Watercolor Napkin DIY: Spring watercolors are everywhere, and these napkins are just as sweet for Easter as for any other occasion this season. Bring them out for birthdays, summer BBQs and baby showers. (via Griottes)
5. Watercolor Backdrop DIY: Need a photo back drop in a flash? Go with your own punchy patterns and bright colors for a memorable Easter brunch ‘Gram. Have your hashtag at the ready so your guests can share the love. (via Brit + Co)
6. Concrete Candlestick DIY: Your Easter table could probably use a little texture to break up all of those expertly decorated eggs. This concrete candlestick DIY can be customized for just about any holiday, but we’re partial to the soft pastel/rough concrete pairing. (via Even Yaru)
7. Macrame Egg Hanger DIY: Macrame isn’t just for wall hangings and giving your plants a spotlight. Add a little height to your Easter brunch decor, and string up some decorated eggs with colorful yarn. Pro tip: These also make A+ favors! (via Brit + Co)
8. Geometric Paper Easter Egg DIY: Give the pastels a rest, and go with a bright pop of color this year. This geometric paper DIY would look awesome with any neon shade, but this pink packs a serious punch. (via Proper Blog)
9. Floral Easter Basket DIY: This pretty pastel basket is perfect as a centerpiece or to gift to your girl gang. Just get ready for a visit from the Easter bunny — he’ll want to learn all your secrets! (via Brit + Co)
10. Geometric Flower Installation: Save the vases for another time, and incorporate a little shape and visual height to the Easter table. Hang these in the window to greet guests before they knock, or over the center of the table for an alternative to a traditional chandelier. (via Ruffled Blog/Jessica Cooper Photography)
11. Crepe Paper Flower DIY: If flowers aren’t in your budget or you want a bloom that lasts, use crepe paper to create lifelike flowers. Once your guests feel them to see if they’re real (it’s a reflex), these little flowers will definitely keep them talking. Send one home with each of your guests so they can double as favors. (via Brit + Co)
12. Drop It Modern Blush Tassel Garland ($32): It’s not a true party until some gorgeous garland shows up. This party decor brings some quick color and texture to the wall, and you can keep it up all spring long to keep that pastel game going strong.
13. Paper Wreath DIY: Your door is the first thing your guests are going to see and touch when they arrive, so make sure it’s plenty festive. Keep this paper wreath DIY up all season long, and you’ll be set until summer. (via We Are Scout)
14. Candlestick Egg Display DIY: If you’ve got a few minutes to spare, you’ve got time for this quick revamp. After all, your favorite decorated eggs need to be on display. Use them on your dessert table, mantel or brunch table to add festive pops of color to your home. (via Brit + Co)
15. Easter Egg Balloon DIY: It’s not a festive get-together without some well-placed balloons. Pastel is a classic way to go, but since it’s Easter, play around a little to find a palette that suits the rest of your decor. (via Studio DIY)
16. Gilded Cement Easter Eggs: It’s a well known fact by now, but metallics have a place in any and every centerpiece. The concrete + metallic pairing in this simple DIY makes it classic enough to take out year after year. (via Camille Styles)
17. Punny Easter Egg Centerpiece: Puns and #dadjokes aren’t just for your relatives. This centerpiece is sure to bring as many LOLs as OMGs, *plus* drum up the eggcitement for that bomb brunch. (via Brit + Co)
18. Decorated Ice: Any party planner will tell you that the devil is always in the details, and these floral ice cubes add just the right springtime touch. Find a vodka cocktail you like or just serve them in water — either way, your guests will be seriously impressed. (via Sköna Hem)
20. Geometric Terrarium: A metallic terrarium is a wonderful focal point for the centerpiece. Head to the craft store for cute miniature animals to add to the mix, and spray paint them gold to glam up the rest of your decor. (via Storyboard Wedding/Angie Capri Photography)
21. Easter Brunch Place Cards: These punchy paper place cards cut right to the point. Tell your guests they can repurpose them as bookmarks or a nameplate on their desk. That way they don’t have to feel bad about throwing them away. (via Brit + Co)
22. Geometric Votives: Votives and succulents are a match made in heaven with these little geometric cuties. Pro tip: Change up the colors, and use them for year-round events! (via The Wedding Chicks/Jessica Simons Photography)
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