Metallic eggs and 8 more chic Easter D-I-Y decorations
Decorating for Easter can be tricky business as it can become a mess of pastels and fluffy bunnies. Get inspired for the holiday—which is April 20— with these stylish ideas for Easter centerpieces, wreaths and more.
Gold & white eggs
Give hard-boiled eggs a glamorous look by drawing on modern stripes and dots with a metallic gold paint pen, as blogger Kristi Murphy did. Find instructions for this easy project here.
Cut paint chips from the hardware store into a rainbow of eggs and string them into a colorful garland, like this one from the blog "Modern Parents Messy Kids." Get instructions for this D-I-Y here.
Craft this bright and cheery wreath by covering a Styrofoam form with gum balls that have been spray painted in robin's egg blue. Find step-by-step instructions for this wreath at "Fit, Crafty, Stylish & Happy."
Spring bunny mason jars
Create this shabby-chic Easter centerpiece by affixing simple white bunny silhouettes on mason jars and spray painted the jars in spring colors. Plant with small flowers like alyssum, or use as vases for fresh flowers. Get instructions at "The CSI Project."
Turn empty eggshells into wheat grass planters, like these from the site "Loulou Downtown." When displayed, these decorative egg cups serve as eye-catching Easter decorations. Find instructions for the planters here.
Wrap Styrofoam eggs with colored embroidery thread for this nontraditional Easter decoration from D-I-Y blog "Craftberry Bush." Try displaying the eggs in a metal lantern for a more eclectic look. Get instructions here.
Stamp each word of a springtime quote on painted eggs and display in a nest of shredded book pages, like this from from the site "It's Overflowing." Find out how to make your own collection of eggs here.
Framed bunny silhouette
Frame a rabbit silhouette on an antiqued book page in this classic black-and-white decor idea from "Fit , Crafty, Stylish & Happy." Add a pop of color to the vignette with some painted eggs in a nearby glass candle holder. Get instructions here.
Easter bunny napkin fold