Easter is an occasion which is celebrated for the rebirth of Jesus Christ during the spring season. Therefore, the Easter decorations generally comprise of the symbols representing new life such as eggs, bunny, flowering plants, etc. You should also decorate your home with spring flowers and pastel shades and make gift baskets for your friends and family. You can even engage your family members, especially the children in these activities.
Homemade Decoration Ideas For Easter
Easter Egg Decorations
Egg is the most important symbol of Easter. Thus, it is practically used in every single home as a decorative item. You can hard boil the eggs at home by using colorful stained liquor and then, paint with acrylic or poster colors. You can also use artificial eggs made of plastic or clay for similar purpose. You can also paint pictures, write quotes or messages or embellish with sequins, laces, shiny fabrics, beads, stickers, etc. on these eggs and use them as parting gifts.
You can also use hollow eggs as decorative boxes for holding candies, cookies, candles, etc. If you want to use real egg shells you should first cleanse them with vinegar and then, make tiny holes to eliminate the egg white and yolk from inside. The rest processes are same, but you should allow the eggs to dry completely before using them.
Easter Basket Decorations
Easter baskets are the major parts of decorations, which can also be made at home. You should engage your kids in these preparations as they are mostly concerned about these items. You can use different types of baskets made of plastic, straws, wood, ply, etc. In order to decorate them nicely, you can use acrylic paints, colorful strings, glue stickers, embroidered laces, etc.
You should place some fabric, Easter grass or marble paper inside the baskets and put candies, Easter eggs, nicely wrapped chocolates, small toys and books for children, cosmetics, small favors, gadgets, homemade candles, handmade beaded jewelries, etc. for adults. You can also prepare a greeting card or paint a special message on the baskets for each one of the guests.
Easter Table Arrangements
Table arrangements should be made in such a way that that they reflect the Easter theme. You can place spring flower bouquets having lilies, daffodils, pulsatilla, etc. and spring fruit baskets containing pears, apples, mango, pineapple, dry fruits, fruit jellies, etc.
Several multi-colored eggs can be arranged on a green foam base for creating a floral like centerpiece for decorating your dinning table. You can make Easter cakes, cookies and chocolates in the shapes of eggs, chicks, bunnies, flowers, etc. You should also make egg shaped bowls, mats and holders by using foam, paper and plastics.
Other Easter Room Decorations
You can also make an Easter tree at home by placing long wooden or foam stem inside a clay pot. You can wrap the tree with colored paper or fabric and stick several candies on it.
You can also decorate the room with egg shell vases, lavender, lemon yellow and green colored streamers, paper lamps, etc. You can also make small animals out of balloons, foams and markers. For example, use yellow for chicks, white for eggs and blue and pink for rabbits.