Easy Easter Table Toppers and Decorations

It's easy to add springtime cheer to your Easter table! We'll show you how to make the perfect centerpiece or display colorful eggs with these DIY ideas. You can also find 4 more clever craft ideas and our most popular Easter dinner recipes and spring desserts here.

Extra Speckle Here's a spot-on Easter decorating idea: Showcase DIY speckled eggs in a nest of wheatgrass. First, dye hard-cooked eggs in pastel shades. Then make flecks: Dilute brown acrylic paint with water until it's the consistency of cream. Dip an old toothbrush into the paint and, with the brush a few inches from the egg, run your finger across the bristles, splattering paint onto the shell (lay egg horizontally, splatter, let dry, rotate, and repeat). To arrange, turn over a ceramic bowl; place a terra-cotta pot base on top. Pile up eggs; tucking in cut wheatgrass to make a nest. But note: These eggs are adorable, not edible.

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Hop to It Easter treats are in the bag, particularly if those bags are crafted to look like cute cottontails. Make these quick-craft bags as post-egg-hunt treats for children, or as favors for any seasonal supper. All you need: white lunch bags, construction paper, tape, and scissors. Fill one bag halfway with wrapped candies or other sweets. With the stuffed bag upright, slip another open bag over it to create your rabbit, taping or stapling to secure. Affix construction-paper features (eyes, nose, whiskers, ears - and cotton-ball tail, if you wish). Snip a few inches from both bags to create shorter bunnies.

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Eggcellent Idea
Try this clever alternative to place cards - eggs adorned with guests' initials. Dye hard-cooked eggs pale yellow, then create a speckled effect using diluted brown acrylic paint. Let dry, affix scrapbook letter stickers, and adorn with a silk daffodil (actual daffodil sap is poisonous)

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Sweet Surprise
This deceptive daffodil is actually dessert in disguise: The "soil" is a crumb-covered chocolate cupcake, while a tissue-paper flower conceals a foil-wrapped candy. The how-tos are so effortless that even the littlest peeps can pitch in. Get the step-by-step instructions.

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