Good Morning! I'm working on some Easter decorations and thought I'd share my 3 step method for those of you that might get stuck and need some inspiration. Breaking it down into 3 simple steps makes things so much easier!
|Things you already own can be used as a container!|
Step #1 Pick a ContainerI "shopped" around my house for options to use as a container for a centerpiece. These things all seemed to have Easter-like colors or inspired me with an idea. The clear glass kitchen canisters can be purchased at Walmart. They are made by Anchor Hocking and you can find them in the kitchen storage section. The antique Ball jar, jadeite bowl, Brush McCoy bowl, and milk glass sugar bowl were all items that I've picked up over the years.
|For help finding these, check the floral department of a craft store.|
Step #2 Pick a FillerMost Easter decorations are inspired by nature: rabbits, chicks, eggs, carrots. I tried to keep in this mindset while I picked up some dried moss, raffia, Easter grass made of straw, and natural looking eggs. I found all of these at Michaels. The Easter stuff was all 40% off, plus I had a 20% off everything coupon. Sweet!
|My cast of Easter characters that I used for focal points.|
Step #3 Choose Your Focal PointFind something to be at the center of your centerpiece. ;-) I've had the ducks for years; I think they actually came from Party City. The lamb has been around a while, too. Hobby Lobby, maybe? The rabbits are all new from World Market. (Oh, I love you World Market.)
Put the filler into the container and arrange the focal point. That's it!
|1. Jadeite bowl 2. Straw grass and eggs 3. Bunny|
|1. Cake plate for a container 2. Moss and straw grass 3. Egg holder (World Market)|
|Same as above, except the focal point is the lamb.|
|1. Extra large glass canister 2. Dried moss and eggs 3. Rabbit (I did add some ribbon to this one.)|
|Same as above except I put in an antique book and the smaller bunnies.|
|1. Antique Ball jar 2. Straw grass 3. The eggs are the focal point in this one!|
I truly hope this helps you create some lovely decorations for your home. I'd love to see your creations or to know what was helpful for you.