10 Easter DIY Craft and Decorating Ideas

Here are some really quick and easy Easter DIY Craft ideas to make your home or dinner table a Spring masterpiece. I’ve rummaged my craft room and put together my 10 favourite decorating ideas…

 

pink speckled eggs

1. To make an easy Easter tree, fill a plant pot or attractive planter with soil or sand. Plunge twigs into the base and cover the soil or stand with straw or Moss.   You can then hang Easter egg decorations on to your new tree!

easter decorations

2. An Easter wreath is very versatile and doesn’t only have to be displayed on a door or wall. You can place the wreath flat in the middle of a dinner table which makes a great centrepiece.

easter wreath table

You can then place a plant, jug of flowers or bowl of eggs in the centre of the wreath

easter table setting

3. Add an instant spring theme to your dinner table by tying feathers, a fresh flower or foliage into your napkins with some strands of raffia or a length of ribbon

tissue pom pom

4. Pom poms can be easily made with a few sheets of tissue. For this project you will need roughly 10 sheets of tissue, some sharp scissors and some craft wire. They make an ideal decoration for the table, hanging from a chandelier or window (follow our step by step pom-pom tutorial)

Spring plants

5. Wrap up plants with small panels of fabric, netting or paper tablecloths and secure with ribbon or raffia.

ribbon flag

6. Make it quick and easy ribbon flags using kebab sticks and remnants of ribbon. These will look great added to plants or tied in to napkins.

Here we have used some Pink and Brown Stripe ribbon.

easter bulbs

7. Wrap spring bulbs in napkins or a kitchen cloth with ric rac for an inexpensive gift. These look great in an Easter basket for a neighbour or for place settings.

daisy party bags easter spring

8. If you are trying to cut costs or calories, you can bag up a small collection of home-made treats and tie with ribbon and a tag in some decorative cellophane bags.  The recipient will love this home made creation.

pink blue eggs

9. In a hurry to decorate your table? Place an elegant bowl in the centre of your table and add eggs, twigs and raffia. They can be artificial decorations or simply paint plain fresh eggs with a paint tester pot

 

Pink spot ribbon

 

10. Make some miniature bunting with a length of fine string or thread. Cut up small pieces of ribbon, at double sided tape and fold them in half over the string or twine. Cut the ends into an angle. This is ideal for decorating cakes and adding over small mirrors or a mantelpiece. It is also a brilliant way of using those small offcuts and roll ends of your favourite ribbon. In this project I have used some pink and white spotty ribbon

spring bunting

 

…or why not go larger in scale and make some of your own bunting. You can recycle duvet covers, bed sheets, tea towels and old napkins in this project.

easter chocolate bar

Don’t forget that I have some great ideas on my Spring and Easter Pinterest Board, and I’d love to hear what you are making over the Easter holidays!

Enjoy x

kraft LA stripe bags


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Inspiration for Easter

Spring is my favourite season of the year.  For me it’s new beginnings with flowers coming out after a long winter and I love to see the garden coming back to life.

Easter is a busy time for us as I designed a range of egg wreaths and eggs which always go down well.

We have just done the Country Living Spring Fair and were amazed how popular the Easter collection was.

Our twig and egg wreath was used on our Easter table.  I popped it on a vintage glass cake stand belonging to my late grandmother and placed a wrapped hyacinth in the centre.

I filled a glass vase with artificial Spring flowers and twigs and hung some lightweight speckled eggs on it to make an easy Easter tree.

 

The pink, blue and green speckled eggs were also placed in wire baskets which made a great feature. We had rolls of pastel ribbon gracing the table too.

 

My most popular decoration has been the Pastel Egg Wreath which has graced magazine covers and been featured in Country Living, Woman and Home, Prima and many other publications.  It even won the ‘Editors Choice Award’ with House Beautiful.

 

Even some of my gifts have been wrapped with the Easter influence.  I wrapped a chocolate bunny in tissue, cellophane and raffia.  I glued some wire to some chocolate mini eggs and tied these in on the bow.

 

I sourced lots of Spring ribbons whilst on a buying trip to Paris.  I particularly love this vibrant Bunny print one!

 

I love the pastel and vibrant colours of the Spring.  Here a garden bench is graced with bunnies and lots of fun decorations.

 

 

Kids love this display but I have to say that I love it too. It’s vibrant, fun and cheerful. Artificial eggs have been glued on to an oasis sphere to form a stunning egg tree decoration.

 

 

I also love wrapping Spring gifts in pretty wallpaper remnants and tying in faux flowers and Easter egg decorations.

 

Whilst at the Country Living Spring Fair, I loved the Easter room set that TV presenter Catherine Gee put together.

 

The rustic table was graced with bone handle cutlery, vintage china and an understated centre arrangement.  I adore this classic look.

 

Catherine tied starched linen napkins with our Grey Stripe Ribbon, adding a stamped tag and a feather.  This look is so simple and anyone can achieve it.

 

My Easter this year will be a very relaxed affair in London with friends.  There are lots of egg hunts going on in the city and I’m sure we will have fun taking part somewhere.  I will also cook a lunch and decorate napkins with my ribbon.

 

 

From myself and the team, we wish you all a Happy Easter and hope you have a great Bank Holiday weekend.

Jane  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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