Easter is traditionally a time for a family get together. Whether you’re putting on an egg hunt for the little ones or hosting a slap-up lunch for relatives, why not put a few finishing touches to the table or garden?
You might choose to go all out with a Swedish style ‘Easter tree’, or just add a few little ornaments here and there. To help you decide, we’ve selected a range of decorations, from DIY decs that will keep the kids busy to pieces that will last you years.
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Best Easter decorations
Best Easter decorations
1/8 Contemporary Homes Easter Garland
Don’t waste money on a paper banner that will look tatty after one outing, this pretty wooden garland will last you for many Easters to come. Letters are 7cm high – it looks great hung on a fireplace or window. £12, notonthehighstreet.com
2/8 Woodland Rabbit Party Lights
If you want to go full on bunny this April and like the kitsch vibe, then we reckon these rabbits on a string will make your guests smile. You get 10 on a 3.66-metre cable. £19.95, dotcomgiftshop.com
3/8 Springtime Egg Hunt
Planning an Easter egg hunt for the kids this weekend? Up the excitement levels with this set of little sign posts and bunny footprints. There are also bags so they can carry home their haul. Enough for eight little hunters. £7.99, lakeland.co.uk
4/8 Felt So Good Hanging Bunny Decoration
Felt So Good make a range of sweet Easter decs that you can hang on a designated ‘Easter tree’, or just anywhere you have a space. Handmade in Asia, they’re produced using traditional skills and natural, biodegradable materials. £3, johnlewis.com
5/8 Emma Bridgewater Blue Hen and Border Ceramic Egg
If you’re after something that doesn’t scream ‘Easter’ to store all the extra sweet treats, this pretty ceramic egg makes a nice addition to the table. There are matching plates, bowls, mugs and jugs if you want to go all out. £39.95, emmabridgewater.co.uk
6/8 Talking Tables Springtime Make Your Own Wreath
Another one that will keep children occupied: they can put together this pretty wreath (you’ll need to supply the glue) and it’s not so Easter-y that it will look out of place after the big day. £7.53, amazon.co.uk
7/8 John Lewis Easter Wreath
Wreaths aren’t just for Christmas, you know? Many shops are now offering them for Easter too. This one, adorned with eggs and flowers, is particularly pretty. £18, johnlewis.com
8/8 Claire Loves Yolk Folk
These little chick decorations kill two birds with one stone, adding some fun to the Easter table and keeping the kids busy for an hour or two. The set comes with templates and instructions. You just need to add scissors and glue. £6, clareloves.co.uk
We’re fans of The Contemporary Home’s Easter garland; it’s 89cm long, so will fit nicely across a window or in a fireplace and it’s something you can keep and bring out each year. If you’re planning an Easter egg hunt, Lakeland’s kit will make it that bit extra special for children, who we reckon will also be big fans of Claire Loves’ Yolk Folk.
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