From quick and easy to elaborate, DIY Easter table decorations can really set the mood and make a beautiful table. Here are some ideas for dressing up DIY Easter table decor.
Color Block Eggs
This is one of those simple ideas that you can’t believe you hadn’t thought of before! This table decoration is versatile and lends itself to items you probably already have. You’ll need:
* 3 to 6 bowls of varying height and size, but the same color – preferably all white or all clear
* Eggs dyed in 3 to 6 colors that match your table and dining room decor
Place eggs in the bowls, one color per bowl. Arrange the bowls around the middle of the table so that the small, low bowls are in front and the tall ones in the middle or toward the back. That’s it!
Did you ever think to use large lettuce leaves for a table centerpiece? Simply place large leaves of lettuce such as Romaine (you could use kale, too) on a pretty plate or in a shallow bowl. A cake dish or bowl on a pedestal would work best, or turn a flower pot upside-down and set a bowl on top of it. Place brown and white eggs (or dyed eggs) on the bed of lettuce/kale.
For decorating, an Easter tree makes one of the loveliest additions to a table. You’ll need:
* Glass container such as a wide jar or straight-sided bowl or glass
* Two or three interestingly-shaped branches
* Pink and green tissue paper (or another color if you prefer – whatever works with your table colors)
* Small plastic or toy birds, such as you find in craft stores
* Hot glue gun
Place the rocks gently in the glass container. Place the branches into the container, arranging the rocks so that they hold up the branches. Then, tear the tissue paper into pieces about the size of an egg. Crumple the tissue paper into little wads and glue these to the branches using the hot glue gun. Glue on a few of the little birds, too.
Wheat grass is not just for healthy eating – it makes a great centerpiece and is very easy to grow. You’ll need:
* 2 to 4 cardboard egg cartons
* Plastic tray that will accommodate cartons (a dish pan or roasting pan could work)
* Potting soil
* Wheat berries
Fill the egg cartons with potting soil, stopping about 1/8 inch from the top of each cup. Place filled cartons in the tray and water thoroughly. Next, sprinkle about 1/4 teaspoon of wheat berries into each cup. Sprinkle a little potting soil over the berries, just until they are hidden from sight. Water thoroughly again once you have all the cups filled with soil and berries. Place in a warm place. Keep the soil moist with a spritzer and after just 2 or 3 days, your wheat grass will begin to emerge. When it is thick and green, place the egg cartons on the table and nestle Easter decorations down among the grasses.
Four quick and easy DIY Easter table decoration ideas above certainly will warm your house and set the Easter mood for your family and guests.