Bunnies, colored eggs, candy baskets and pretty pastels all mark the celebration of Easter. If you’re looking for inexpensive ways to make your home more festive in honor of this spring holiday, you’re in the right place. We’ve put together 17 DIY projects that will brighten your home, get you ready to welcome spring and celebrate Easter — all without breaking the bank.
1. DIY Easter Wreath
A quick trip to your favorite craft store’s floral section will provide most of the supplies you need to make this cheerful wreath. Colorful eggs and singing birds will welcome your guests and brighten your front door with their pastel hues and soft grassy background.
2. Easter Egg Place Settings
Coloring eggs is an Easter must. Fruits, veggies, spices and even coffee can give you a palette of natural color and the satisfaction of knowing your eggs contain no harmful chemicals. Nestled in a faux birds’ nest filled with Spanish moss, these beautiful eggs make an elegant table setting for your Easter brunch.
3. Wheatgrass Centerpieces
From tiny egg cup placeholders to delightful hurricane centerpieces, wheatgrass is a versatile way to bring springtime indoors. Add a live touch to your Easter décor with this classic springtime greenery.
4. A Cheerful Floral Arrangement
There’s no better way to celebrate spring or Easter than with flowers. Flowers are the epitome of rebirth, and this lovely arrangement cleverly incorporates an asparagus stem basket to give it an even more natural feel. Indoors or out, this cheerful creation adds a spring vibe to any table.
5. Modern Spring Centerpiece
This modern spring centerpiece is all you need to transform your table into a bright and cheery garden. PVC pipe, metallic gold spray paint and your favorite flowers are all you need to make your next party a memorable occasion.
6. Floating Candle Centerpieces
Floating candles are an adaptable source of soft ambient light for any occasion. By inserting brightly colored flowers, you can add a dash of springtime to an otherwise cozy Easter meal.
7. Frozen Fruit and Floral Ice Bucket
Are you looking for a stylish way to chill champagne for Easter brunch mimosas? Well, look no further. This magnificent fruit and floral ice bucket will be the hit of any party. Large colorful flowers and vibrant fruit make this exquisite bucket the perfect adornment for even the most refined table.
8. Easter Egg Tree
Add a punch of color to your Easter décor with this charming Easter egg tree. Gather the kids and their favorite craft supplies, and have a blast personalizing each masterpiece.
9. A Toned-Down Egg Tree
If you like the idea of an Easter egg tree but are looking for something a bit more refined, this muted version may be what you’re looking for. Jute and burlap give this toned-down egg tree an organic feel and the neutral colors guarantee it’ll look magnificent in any room of your home.
10. Paper Flower Garland
These bright flower garlands are a versatile decoration that can be adapted for any number of designs. From festive wall hangings to a spring background for your Easter family photos, the infinite number of color and pattern combinations gives you an abundance of options for using these delightful floral chains.
11. DIY Crepe Paper Crocus
The crocus is one of the first signs of spring. Though short-lived, its appearance forecasts the pleasantly milder temperatures we’ve eagerly anticipated all winter. With this lovely DIY crepe paper crocus you can enjoy the feeling of a fresh new start even after the real ones have long disappeared.
12. Fresh Floral Drink Stirrers
Dress up your Easter dinner with these one-of-a-kind drink stirrers to add a touch of springy cheer to your favorite beverage. With a couple easy-to-find craft supplies and some freshly picked flowers, you can design a creative garnish that your guests can also use to stir their drinks.
13. Treat-Filled Wrapped Carrots
Traditionally, the Easter Bunny leaves baskets of treats for children – and lucky adults – everywhere. This year it looks like the bunny is going to share his carrots, but they’re no ordinary carrots. These carrots are filled with treats to be unraveled on Easter morning. Until then, you can place them in a small basket as a crafty centerpiece for your Easter table.
14. Easy DIY Egg Garland
This adorable egg garland is a project that gets everyone involved. If your little one can color, they can help decorate this easy Easter embellishment. Break out the pastel crayons and colored pencils, and let the kids loose to unleash their inner artist and produce a work of art you’re sure to treasure forever.
15. Rope Easter Baskets
Skip the standard plastic bucket and make modern rope baskets you'll use long after the Easter bunny has stopped by your house. With just natural cotton piping, a ceramic bowl and a hot glue gun, you can recreate these beauties on your own. They'll look just as cute as catch-alls in your entryway as they do as gifts from the Easter bunny.
16. Fresh Floral Napkin Rings
While the centerpiece typically steals the spotlight when it comes to a special occasion table setting, consider brightening up your Easter table with lovely fresh floral napkin rings. Pick spring blooms in pastel colors for a traditional look or opt for a modern color palette that suits your celebration -- the beauty of DIY is that it's completely customizable!
17. Living Grass Centerpiece
Create a DIY living grass centerpiece you'll enjoy long after Easter is over. Even if you're not a natural when it comes to getting some dirt under your nails, this little indoor garden will let you show off your gardening skills to all your brunch guests -- they'll never know how easy it was to grow.