14 Last-Minute Easter Ideas to Celebrate the Holiday
Adding a bit of spring cheer to your Easter celebration shouldn't take a month of Sundays. With bunny-shaped templates and simple egg cup upgrades, we're sharing our quick-as-a-bunny, easy, and creative ways to get into the spirit of the season.
When spring finally arrives, it does so in full force: Suddenly, flowers are blooming everywhere, the grass is greener, and newly-hatched birds and chicks can be seen about. Another hallmark of the season? Easter. But when you're so busy looking at all the beauty around you, it can be easy to lose sight of your holiday plans. Whether you're hosting an Easter eggs-travaganza party, gathering your family and friends for an annual feast, or celebrating with just your immediately family this year, there are many ways you can incorporate the season's freshest flowers and brilliant colors into last-minute decorations. Our ideas are anything but rushed, even though these crafts and decorations can be done in the hours leading up to Sunday morning.
We're sharing the most innovative ways to play up that Easter egg motif, using everything from real eggs to construction paper and even balloons. These egg-themed Easter crafts will certainly please any of the little ones at your Easter table, but we're certain adults will be wowed, too. If you have extra hard boiled eggs laying around the kitchen, we have quick solutions that can put them to good use, like our eggshell votives which will bathe your Easter tablescape in soft candlelight.
Speaking of tablescapes, there are many ways to dress up a table full of Easter dishes. In addition to classic spring centerpieces, there are a few ways to craft party favors and other conversation starters with common DIY staples. Your guests will love seeing pastel-colored candy bowls wrapped in your choice of yarn, and they'll definitely admire the Easter-themed family tree you'll create out of decoupaged eggs and your favorite floral branches.
Focus on celebrating your holiday by browsing our best Easter decorations that can be made anytime with ease. We've got a fresh batch of no-frills, straight-forward Easter decorating ideas for each hostess ahead.
Easter Family Tree
This Easter idea is sure to enchant all of your family members. A springtime decoration adorned with photographs of each generation, it's just the thing for a family-focused holiday.
Balloon Easter Egg Mosaic
This Easter idea is simply a work of art. Clustered balloons in springtime hues pop against any wall for a lovely focal point.
Pastel Rainbow Easter Egg Centerpiece
Elevate your table with these oversized Easter eggs in a variety of pastel hues. They look particularly festive next to gold tableware.
Daffodil Candy Cups
Papier-Mâché Birds Nests
Makeing Papier-Maché birds nests for Easter is so easy and looks great.
Flights of Fancy Spring Wreath
Not all Easter decorations need to focus on the holiday. Create this wreath and keep it up for the entire season.
Wheatgrass Easter Basket
Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs
Sticker Easter Eggs
Crepe-Paper Surprise Easter Eggs
This is a really fun way of giving your younger guests a little Easter treat—as they unwind the paper and the egg itself, they'll find mementos like pom-pom critters, which can easily be made at home.
Easter Bunny Decorations
Bunny Folded Napkins
Decorated Egg Weights
If you're hosting guests outside this Easter, there are many ways you can utilize the extra space for more than just decorations—but one of our favorites has to do with a party staple we know and love. Dot balloons with office supply stickers and tie them to a string to brighten up your outdoor Easter celebration.