5 Easy And Pretty Last Minute Easter Ideas

Easter is less than a week away. Let’s amp up the spring/Easter decor in our homes! Here are a few decorating ideas to celebrate Easter.

tulips in square glass containers are easy last minute Easter ideas

Easter is just around the corner and we all need easy last-minute Easter ideas, right? I love decor ideas that are no fuss. So today I’m sharing creative and easy ways to decorate for Easter when you don’t have much time!

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Use Tulips And Other Spring Flowers

I’m starting first with my favorite spring decorating idea: adding some spring-inspired flowers to your home.

Tulips and other spring flowers are inexpensive, come in many pretty colors, and offer a big dose of gorgeous spring to any room they are in!

Tulips are my Easter flower of choice. In fact, they are my favorite in the spring!

Put them in a wide mouth glass vase and let them fall naturally.

Or add greens like eucalyptus with them and put them in a pretty vase.

I can keep my tulips for about a week (maybe a little longer) if I buy them as tight unopened buds. Just follow the simple tips for HOW TO CARE FOR CUT TULIPS SO THEY LAST LONGER.

Think about adding other spring flowers like daffodils, hyacinths, and pansies to your Easter decor! Take the flowers out of their little plastic pots and plant them in a shallow bowl. Add moss and enjoy!

They make such a pretty Easter arrangement and only take minutes to assemble.

I’m using tete-a-tete daffodils in my kitchen this Easter.

Isn’t this the perfect and easy last-minute Easter idea? Decorating with tulips makes me so happy!

You might like to read Beautiful And Easy Centerpiece Ideas.

Make Easter Eggs

If dying eggs is on your to-do list this Easter why not dye them with yellow onion skins right in the water you boil them in? So easy and the effect is just stunning. Now, that’s what I call an easy last-minute Easter idea!

You might like to make these pretty eggs. Go here: Onion Skin Dyed Eggs DIY

I remember my grandmother making these wonderful eggs and she said her mother made them. And we have passed this beautiful way of making Easter eggs down and now my grandbabies will see onion skin dyed eggs on the table Easter morning. I love traditions. It’s the glue that holds family generations together!

Think what a beautiful gift a small basket of onion skin dyed Easter eggs would be for someone who is hosting you for Easter dinner.

I’m dying these eggs this year and mixing them with the chinoiserie eggs I made! Orange, blue, and white look gorgeous together. It’s a chic Easter look.

If you start now you still have time to make stunning CHINOISERIE EGGS.

Chinoiserie Easter Eggs on a bed of brown crinkle paper

Set A Pretty Easter Table

If you are hosting an Easter dinner think about adding fun and attention-grabbing ways to make your table special!

You might like to try this darling bunny ear napkin fold! I used one of my onion skin eggs to make the bunny face. You can see how easy it is to make Bunny Fold Napkins to put at each place setting.

Best Last-Minute Tip

When holidays get busy carve out a little time to relax, decompress and regroup. You will be happier and so will your guests.

Make Ahead Dishes

Easter dinner will be much easier if there are dishes on your brunch or dinner table that you have made ahead!

We have a big family brunch every Easter morning and we basically eat the same thing. One thing I made every year is The Best Potato Salad. My family LOVES it! This is an oldie but goodie recipe. As I make potato salad this year I’ll update the images and content. But the recipe will stay the same.

My grandmother, Nani made this potato salad, and like the onion skin eggs, it was passed down from generation to generation.

If you are a guest for Easter this year, offer to bring something, like potato salad. I promise it will be the biggest hit!

Although this is not exactly a last-minute Easter idea, it will keep you from feeling harried and cooking at the last minute!

Last Chance To Create An Easter Vignette

Didn’t you know that one easy last-minute Easter idea had to be to create a vignette? After all, I am the self-designated “vignette queen”!

Style a fresh looking Easter vignette and put it in a prominent spot in your home. Our kitchen is the place for a an Easter vignette.

I whipped up a vignette for the island in our kitchen. The cement rabbit planter with thyme makes this simple vignette fun for Easter.

You might like to see 14 Simple Spring Vignettes for lots of easy inspiration.

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Common Question About Easter Decor

What Can I Take As A Hostess Gift To Easter Dinner?
It’s always very thoughtful to take a small gift when invited to an Easter dinner. A box of good quality chocolates, a bottle of wine, a spring-scented candle, a food gift basket, or a card with a gift certificate to a local restaurant. Try to pair your gift to your host’s tastes.

What one last-minute thing should I add to my Easter table?
Create an easy centerpiece using seasonal flowers. Simple and so pretty.

Celebrate Easter with these 5 last-minute ideas! Happy Easter, Friend!

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  1. Cecilia from Georgia says:

    Yvonne, I always enjoy your Spring and Easter ideas, especially the different ways to decorate eggs. God Bless you and your family as we celebrate the Easter season and Holy Week. XOXO

  2. Love all your ideas especially the beautiful tulips.I will have to get some for my Easter table.

  3. Julie Briones says:

    Of course, I love ALL your ideas! You are my decor hero! Thanks for linking up at HG, sweet friend!

  4. Carol Benchouia says:

    I frequently use candy to decorate, Christmas and Fall (candy corn) too! If they are wrapped, I just sprinkle them about, but great reminder about displaying them in a clear jar!

  5. Lovely ideas! I made you tissue paper eggs and they turned out beautiful!
    I love the rug you have in the picture under the coffee table. Can you tell me where it came from?

    Thank you! Happy Easter, He has risen!

    1. Hi Becky, this rug came from esalesrugs.com. However it is out of stock.Sorry I don’t have another source.

  6. MARY-ANN (FROM CANADA!) says:

    Yvonne, your little cement bunny planter is so cute with your Baby Tears plant in it! I made the eggs using the red cabbage and they are so pretty! I also made the chinoiserie eggs last Easter and had so many comments on them. Now, I am going to try the onion skin eggs. I really like the look of them. Thanks, again, for sharing all your fabulous ideas with us!

    1. Happy Easter Mary Ann! I’m thrilled you are incorporating some of the ideas here in your home.