Guide to Decorating with Flowers for Easter

Lilacs, tulips, cherry blossoms, ranunculus, it’s the time of year when you begin seeing blooms like these popping up outside your window. While you shouldn’t need an excuse to fill your home with floral decor, Easter is definitely a good reason. And when I say “fill your home”, I really mean it! You can put a blooming vase on your dining room table, but please don’t stop there. Think outside the box and discover all the ways you can decorate with flowers for Easter. Here are 11 ideas to get you started on your colorful floral journey.

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Let’s start at the dining room table. While a bloom filled vase is simple and pretty, you can always create a table runner with just as much ease. Incorporate some greenery from your backyard to make a masterpiece that saunters between the Easter dishes. A floral runner will also enable you to converse easily with the person sitting across the table from you at brunch. (via Build House Home)

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There’s nothing like walking up to your friend’s door and seeing a lovely spring wreath to welcome you. Whether you use real flowers for the Easter occasion or fake ones that will last you all spring long, it will give a smile to whomever you host for brunch. (via Once Wed)

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Here’s a fun project that you can do with the kids! Let them fill a letter with the blooms of their choice. Or fill one with the real deal for a friend. There’s nothing like a floral monogram to cheer up your bookshelf. (via Lulu’s)

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Flowers aren’t just for gluing and arranging in a vase. Hang your blooms from a string around your chandelier to make the prettiest hanging centerpiece you’ll ever see. You can also create a gorgeous Easter photobooth by hanging them side by side along a wall. Instagram with be blowing up with your genius. (via Sarah Johnson)

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Why should the table get all the floral love? Fancy up your chairs for Easter brunch with mini floral garlands. It will make your guests feel all the more honored and valued. (via Bridal Musings)

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Being Easter, incorporating eggs into your decor is an absolute must. Make these adorable little egg planters just for the day. They’ll be so sweet sitting around your house and will help you Easter-ify even the trickiest of places like the bathroom and your kids’ rooms. (via Little Inspiration)

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How about greeting your guests with a bucket o’ flowers? In fact, filling a container with flowers would make an easy addition to your gallery wall or your bedroom door as well. (via Michael’s)

DIY floral chandelierView in gallery

Speaking of bedrooms, did you know that starting your day off with flowers can improve your mood? I suggest DIYing this flower mobile and hanging it above your pillow. As long as they last, you’ll wake up happy. (via Honestly WTF)

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Balloons belong at every party, no matter the occasion. So adding flowers and greenery to your balloon garland for Easter is about as festive as you can get. Because who can resist peonies and balloons? (via Little Inspiration)

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Speaking of peonies, those gorgeous large flowers make fantastic cake toppers. Use the real thing off your peony bushes or if you’d rather use them again and again, invest in a few colors from the craft store. Suddenly all your cakes will be topped with flowers. (via Best Friends For Frosting)

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Maybe your Easter brunch is so big, you have people filling all the seats in the house, beyond the dining room table. Send them their own little bouquet while they eat with these DIY drink coasters. (via Kipi)