Mornings are getting lighter, evenings are getting brighter and daffodils are sprouting up everywhere we look. It can only mean one thing – spring is well and truly on its way, and with spring comes one of the most special times of the year, Easter. Be ready for the Easter Bunny’s visit with one of these doable DIY craft ideas and you’ll have the prettiest kitchen table by the time the long weekend rolls around.
Add edible flowers to your Easter cake
A lemon and elderflower drizzle cake is just the ticket for teatime on Easter Sunday. Bright blooms such as nasturtiums are not only pretty as a picture, but can be sprinkled atop any cake or dessert and safely nibbled on too. Try this recipe.
Plant spring flowers in recycled tins
Partial to homely British favourites like baked beans, custard and golden syrup? Don’t throw out their retro cans, instead try repurposing them into chic planters for springtime sprigs like daisies, daffodils and hyacinths. Read how here.
Use nail polish to create a striking centerpiece
Looking for a centrepiece with a twist this Easter? Forgo flowers for something a little more occasion appropriate. Remember decorating hollow eggs with paints and patterns in school? Update the idea using nail polish for a swirling and sophisticated finish. Try it here.
Make your own Easter decoration
One to do with the kids, we love Handmade Charlotte’s super sweet hanging Easter chick. Crafted from wire and twine, you might need to be patient when cutting out the felt accessories, but it’ll be worth it in the end! Read the tutorial here.
Fill fine china with chocolate
Time for tea, but not as you know it. Swap your favourite brew for a cluster of chocolate Easter eggs or bunny-shaped bonbons and dot around the house for a new take on traditional teatime. Guests will love pinching a sweet treat as they pass by. Be inspired here.
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