25 DIY Easter Decorations That Go Way Beyond Eggs
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25 DIY Easter Decorations That Go Way Beyond Eggs

If Easter eggs are usually the main event, decking out your home with full-on Easter decorations is definitely the cherry on top. With the modern, pastel-filled decor ideas below, you can skip the hours of egg dying and move on to more fun things, like DIY baskets, bunnies and even planters. These bunny-approved decorations will add pops of bright color to your existing decor, and leave more time for noshing on *all* the candy + winning that Easter egg hunt. Get ready to send out the Easter egg decorating party invites, whip up the latest Easter brunch ham recipes and plan for that epic Easter brunch, ’cause these egg-citing DIY Easter decorations are the perfect way to countdown to your fave holiday.

1. DIY Colorful Easter Buckets: Forget the baskets this year, and opt for something a little more sturdy, like an Easter day bucket full of goodies. To get this springtime look, decorate plain metal buckets with a fresh coat of paint in white or vibrant colors. Finish off the look with some paper flowers and pom pom trim, then stuff them with your choice of chocolates and Peeps. (via Brit + Co)

2. DIY Swinging Egg Ornamentss: For an out-of-the-box decor idea that’s as fun as it is easy, string up a few blown-out eggs with baker’s twine in varying lengths for an easy DIY hanging decoration. If you’re running short on time, sub the blown eggs for plastic ones. (via Brit + Co)

3. DIY Easter Wreath: Bring the Easter festivities to your doorstep with an eye-catching DIY Easter egg wreath. Spray paint your wreath with a bright pop of color to keep it more modern than rustic, then glam up the overall look by spray painting your plastic eggs with a generous amount of metallic glitter. (via The Homesteady)

4. DIY Egg Cups: Sure, these DIY egg cups are perfect for Easter, but they also work year-round as the cutest little additions to your table setting. The stand-turned-egg-cup is actually made from napkin rings, which means they can be used for either function. Once Easter’s over, use them as napkin rings for a colorful addition to your dinner party table setting. (via Brit + Co)

5. DIY Ombre Egg Centerpiece: Brighten up your table setting with an Easter egg-inspired centerpiece like this pun-tastic one. Choose to stick with “So Eggcited,” or come up with your own pun — either way, it’s sure to make your guests *crack* a smile ;) (via Brit + Co)

6. DIY Crepe Paper Flower Napkin Setting: If your place setting is looking a little bare, spruce it up with a crepe paper flower and Easter egg combo. For a more personal touch, write each one of your guests’ names onto each egg to double as a place card favor that they can take home. (via Brit + Co)

7. DIY Eggs + Crepe Flower Centerpiece: If you can’t get enough of those easy-to-make crepe paper flowers, you can also incorporate them into a table centerpiece by throwing a bunch of them into an egg crate with a dozen decorated Easter eggs. Punny messages will also keep the mood light and cheerful all through brunch. (via Brit + Co)

8. DIY Spring Bread Board: Whether you choose to use it as a decorative piece to hang on your kitchen wall or a functional board to slice your bread, this DIY is just what’s needed to brighten up your kitchen space. Play around with bunny placement options before you commit to a look — kissing bunnies could be super cute! (via Tried and True)

9. DIY Colorful Egg Candles: Candles are a decorative go-to no matter what the season. If you’re looking to step it up a notch this spring, make a few Easter-approved egg-shaped candles using blown out eggs and crayons. Add a few drops of essential oils for a little fragrance, and your guests will never believe you made these yourself. (via Hello Glow)

10. DIY Easter Surprise Egg: Take plastic Easter eggs to the next level by making an “Easter Surprise Egg” for your brunch. Don’t worry, it’s actually a lot simpler to make than it looks. Just cover a balloon with glue-dipped yarn pieces, wait overnight until it’s dried and then pop the balloon. You’ll be left with a cage-like Easter egg that you can fill with Easter grass and candy. Pro tip: The larger you make the balloon, the more treats you can fit inside the “egg” once it sets! (via Sugar and Charm)

11. DIY Geometric Paper Easter Egg: Put those origami skills to the test with this geometric paper Easter egg made out of origami triangles. It might look a little complicated at first, but before you know it, you’ll have the technique down pat. Soon there’ll be no stopping you from going crazy with 3D geometric wall art. (via Proper)

12. DIY Wooden Easter Egg Drink Stirrers: Bring some of that Easter egg-citement to your brunch cocktails with a few festive drink stirrers. They’re a simple but colorful way to get those cocktails up to par with the rest of your Easter decor. (via Brite and Bubbly)

13. DIY Easter Place Cards: This might well be the best place card idea ever. But we could be biased, since there *is* chocolate involved. Treat your guests to this personalized place card that comes with a surprise treat that makes waiting for the food totally worth it. (via Brit + Co)

14. DIY Easter Egg Garland: DIY decorations don’t get much easier than this Easter egg garland made of yarn and plastic eggs. Go all out by throwing in a few other complementary garlands, like a colorful pom pom one, to really capture those pastel Easter vibes. (via Tell Love and Party)

15. Bon Appétit Egg Printable: Add a touch of fancy to any set of napkins with a bon appétit egg printable that’s perfect for any Easter Sunday brunch. You can get your free printable here (courtesy of Sugar and Charm). Pro tip: Opt for card stock to get the best quality of print. (via Sugar and Charm)

16. Geo-Bunny Wall Art: Really capture the modern aesthetic by taking the traditional bunny silhouette to new heights with a geometric take. Get your free template here (courtesy of Twine and Table). To make it really pop, add some metallic gold paint or glitter to a few triangle spaces. (via Twine and Table)

17. DIY No Sew Table Runner: Easter eggs shouldn’t be the only thing getting painted. Touch up your table decor with a no-sew table runner that only requires craft paint and unsharpened pencils to make. The polka dot design is so versatile that you can even bring out the runner for your other parties too. (via 3 Little Greenwoods)

18. DIY Polka Dot Plates: Now all you need is the perfect plate to go with that table runner you just made — try this DIY polka dot plate. All you’ll need are plain white ceramic plates, food safe ceramic paint pens and an oven. Yeah, it’s that easy. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

19. DIY Ombré Bunny Wall Hanging: If you’d rather go ombre than geometric, embrace the dip-dyed aesthetic with a DIY ombre woven hanging. The best part? You can repurpose all that leftover yarn from the winter months, so nothing goes to waste. (via Atilio)

20. DIY Macrame Air Plant Hanger: You can always count on metallic gold accents to instantly add an elegant touch to your decor. To make this DIY macrame air plant hanger, you’ll need some faux suede cording, plastic Easter eggs and air plants. Whether you choose to hang the air planters from the wall or scatter them around the house, their gold detail will make them appear much fancier than they really are. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

21. DIY Marbled Egg Place Card Holders: These marbled egg place card holders are so easy to make, it’s crazy. Simply roll white with any other color polymer clay, and make a slit at the top of the egg for your place cards. Now that you’ve got that figured out, it seems like you’ve just found the perfect DIY party favors too. (via Make and Tell)

22. DIY Bunny Napkins: There’s nothing more fitting for your Easter brunch place setting than turning your napkins into bunny shapes. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll want to make them for *every* dinner party. (via Love Decorations)

23. DIY Speckled Sprinkle Glasses: Looking for an easy way to add some color to your cocktails and mocktails? These sprinkle-rimmed glasses look so yummy that it’s almost tempting to ditch the straws and take a nibble. We’re sure your guests will agree. (via Sugar and Cloth)

24. DIY Woven Paper Basket: Sure, these woven baskets make uber-chic Easter egg holders, but they also make for uber-chic everyday baskets once the holiday has passed. The coolest part about this DIY is that they’re woven from plain paper. (via South by North)

25. DIY 3D Easter Bunny: These 3D Easter bunnies prove that the geometric trend is here to stay. Simply choose the color of your rabbit, print out the free template and follow the step-by-step instructions to get your own geo-bunny displays. Use Chrome’s browser for a quick and easy site translation. (via Kreativbuehne)

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