The Easter Bunny is hopping your way real soon, and after that comes Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, 4th of July — the list goes on. If you still haven’t gotten around to making some festive and pastel-filled decorations for Easter, the easy DIYs below will bring your holiday decor to a whole other level *and* work well for upcoming parties later in the season. Plus you’ll have plenty of time to focus on those creative Easter eggs and delish egg recipes for Easter brunch. Scroll on for all the modern + colorful decorations.


1. The Candlestick Hack: You’re definitely going to color a few eggs before Easter rolls around. Use this candlestick hack to display your beauties. The bright color blocked candlesticks will also add a pop of color to the rest of the spring parties you’ve got planned this year. (via Brit + Co)


2. DIY Watercolor Napkins: Instead of picking up a pack of paper napkins, just DIY these watercolor ones. All you need is a little Rit dye and some basic white cloth napkins to make a set that’ll last you through the warmer months and beyond. (via Elizabeth Anne Designs)


3. Macrame Egg Hangings: In need of some decor for your Easter brunch? Make these macrame hangings using basic yarn and set a few hard-boiled eggs in them. After the holiday, you can replace the eggs with tiny bowls holding succulents or air plants. (via Brit + Co)


4. Pretty Sweet Egg Cups: Painted egg cups make for the perfect addition to your place settings at brunch. Once the party’s over, pack them up and store them ’til your next get-together. You can totally reuse them for flowers to take your tablescape to a whole new (super colorful) level. (via Torie Jayne)


5. Easter Egg Inspired Vases: Not only are these painted vases perfect for Easter, but the pastel colors make them ideal for decorating for any outdoor party. Swipe a few coats of paint onto stemless wine glasses and add your favorite pattern. Yep, it’s that easy to make vases that’ll last you the entire season (and next year too!). (via Tatertots + Jello)


6. DIY Sidewalk Chalk Popsicles: If you’re hosting Easter, then chances are you’re probably on the hunt for a fun activity for the kiddos besides just the egg hunt. Whip up this DIY sidewalk chalk and make a few extra to keep on-hand for the rest of spring and summer. (via Hello, Wonderful)


7. DIY Stamped Favor Bags: Party favor bags are 100% necessary when you’re trying to kick your party-throwing skills up a notch. Pick up a few extra when you’re making them for your Easter bash and stamp on a few simple dots. Want to go the extra mile? Add a “Thank You” stamp too. (via Sweet Style)


8. Easter Brunch Place Cards: One of the easiest (and best!) ways to add a touch of sophistication to any tablescape is to use custom place cards. Make this version using card stock and washi tape for your family so you can reuse the place cards for dinner parties in the future. Their formal-yet-colorful vibe is sure to impress your guests. (via Brit + Co)


9. Rope Bucket Easter Basket: So you decided to DIY your little one’s Easter basket this year — yay! Now what are you going to do with it? Upcycle the decorated metal bucket and use it as an ice bucket for spring soirees. (via Brit + Co)


10. DIY Pom Pom Garland: Garlands make any party better, and they’re super easy to make. Wrap yarn in a circular pattern, tie it in the center and snip the ends. Once you’ve made your poms, string them onto another piece of yarn and you’ve got yourself a garland fit for a DIY dream party. (via Adore Home Magazine)


11. DIY Egg Popper Tree: You are *definitely* about to have a ton of plastic Easter eggs laying around, which makes this DIY brilliant. Fill eggs with your favorite candy or confetti, string on twine and wrap them in crepe paper. You’ll be left with pastel party poppers that will make your soiree that much better. (via Studio DIY)


12. Washi-Dipped Flatware: If you’re reading this post, then you totes have a few extra rolls of washi tape you’re looking to use up. Wrap wooden serving spoons and flatware in patterned washi tape to give your tablescape a springy vibe. (via Brit + Co)


13. Hand Painted Easter Egg Balloons: Pick your favorite colors and patterns and prepare to get your creativity on. Not only are these balloons perfect for Easter because of the patterned egg vibe, but the spring-y colors make them ideal for any celebration you’ve got up your sleeve this season. (via Sweet Lulu Blog)


14. Crepe Paper Flowers: Flowers are such an easy way to wow your guests. These crepe paper options are perfect for adding a little somethin’ somethin’ to your place settings. Add them to egg cups or make a bouquet of them for a stand-out centerpiece. (via Brit + Co)


15. Paper Garland for Spring: Garlands should be a staple in every DIYer’s repertoire. Whether you’re hanging them above your bar or your dessert table, they’re a no-brainer to amp up your party. Pro tip: To make this option, snag a roll of floral wrapping paper and cut out the flowers instead of using oodles of printer ink. (via High Walls)


16. Mini Easter Party Hat: A bash isn’t complete with out a party hat or two. DIY this mini option for the kiddos and adults. Since they aren’t decked out in bunnies and eggs, they’ll work for the next few spring parties too. (via Sweet Lulu Blog)


17. DIY Ombre Candle Votives: The warmer months are officially here (okay, almost), which means outdoor parties are right around the corner. Combine your love for ombre and candles to make these DIY votives. A little spray paint is all you need to make this simple white option more chic. (via The House That Lars Built)


18. DIY Bunny Jars: Jars are V versatile when it comes to parties. You can fill them with sweet treats, a handful of confetti or even send them home with your guests as party favors. Paint the tops in your fave color and add a painted bunny for extra oomph. (via Torie Jayne)

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