Easter Table Decor Ideas- The Ultimate Guide

Get beautiful and easy-to-do Easter Table ideas. From the perfect color palette to centerpiece ideas, this post has tons of doable and so pretty ideas.


Need Easter table ideas? Setting an Easter table

Setting an Easter dinner table is such a creative endeavor! It should be an expression of your love and care for those who will grace your table!

Easter tables do not have to be fancy and frilly! Often my Easter tables are Easter brunch tables and are very relaxed and simple. Think of an Easter table as a beautiful spring table! And celebrate all the new life that is budding and blooming this time of year!

Where To Start

The best way to start decorating an Easter table? I say, start with what inspires you! Do you have a plate that you love and the colors are perfect for a spring table? Or did you find a tablecloth that you can build a table around? Or do you want to start with an Easter centerpiece and work from there?

It’s really up to you!

What Is The Color Palette


Choosing a color palette for your Easter table is very important. It will keep your table cohesive and adds to its attractiveness!

Will you use pastels or neutrals or will you go a bit bolder? Once you have your inspiration pieces build a color palette! Doing this will also make your table easier to decorate!

Table Linens

Let’s start with a good foundation for our Easter table. And that means table linens! Tablecloths, placemats, table runners, and napkins. They set the stage for all your Easter tables!


There are so many beautiful spring options! It’s a fun idea to mix and match things like table runners and napkins for a one-of-a-kind look.

Napkins and Napkin Rings


Easter is a celebration. Use pretty spring napkins to grace your Easter table. Go light and airy or sassy and bold. Make a statement on your Easter table with real napkins. It’s those little things that make a table feel special!

Don’t have enough napkins for Easter dinner? No problem!!! Mix and match them! Such a pretty look!

These Bunny Napkin Folds are my favorite! They are easy to make and everyone gets an Easter Egg!




One of my favorite parts of setting a table is playing with my dishes! I’m a stacker! I love to see a salad plate or bowl on top of a few well-coordinated dishes. How about you?

Most often, I like to use a white dinner plate so I incorporate it into the stack of dishes at each Easter table setting. Then I stack dishes on top of the dinner plate which works with my color palette. I don’t have dinnerware with any motif that is overtly Easter.

You can choose to use your best china or beautiful spring paper plates and napkins. Sometimes we feel we need permission to use paper products. So here’s your permission! There are so many truly stunning paper products you would be proud to use in an Easter tablescape.


A cup and saucer are called into duty to be a container for a couple of sunny daffodils!

The Centerpiece

The star of an Easter table is the centerpiece! It can be elaborate or simple! But make sure it is spring-inspired!


For me, there is nothing prettier than a tulip centerpiece like the ones I used on our Easter brunch table! If you have a rectangle table you can spread your centerpiece down the table!


And if you have a round table you might like to make a beautiful vignette with flowers and Easter decorations grouped together in a basket.


Any bouquet of spring flowers would be the perfect centerpiece for an Easter celebration!

Now is a wonderful time to plant little herbs in pots! These would make such a pretty take-away gift for each person you invite to Easter dinner! I painted little terracotta white and planted small fragrant herbs in each. To make the twiggy cage, I found sticks and twigs outside, stuck them into the pot, and tied them with twine. Easy-peasy!


Other Easter centerpiece ideas…

  • Use other favorite flowers, like hydrangeas in a big vase.
  • Decorate a tiered tray with spring items and spring flowers.
  • Fill a dough bowl with moss and bunnies
  • Lay a grapevine wreath on a cake stand and fill the center with dyed eggs
  • Use spring branches, real or faux, in a glass hurricane on the center of a table

Use groupings of candles on your table as well as other Easter-inspired items like little bowls of foil-covered chocolate eggs, nests, and bunnies. The kids at your table will love the candy!


It is Easter, after all! Let the bunnies in your home go a little wild and decorate your table! Adorable!

Pull out your old bunnies and if they look a little out of date paint them! This is such an easy DIY to update worn Easter decor. Use chalk paint to give them a makeover!

Create a one-of-a-kind Easter basket for each person at your Easter table! I personalized a terracotta pot and filled it with crinkle paper and goodies. Then I topped the pots off with a handsome chocolate Easter bunny! So easy and so so fun! Everyone should have a little chocolate on Easter morning!


Embellish your table with things like salt and pepper bunnies or creamer and sugar bowl bunnies!


I’m not a huge fan of tchotchkes, but on this table, but Easter-bunnies-gone-wild looks perfect!


Easter Eggs

Make sure you use your pretty colored eggs as part of your Easter table decor! Don’t forget to add some moss, crinkled paper, or even a few flowers with your eggs!  They will be a charming part of your table!


These naturally dyed blue eggs are so pretty! Can you guess what vegetable dyes these gorgeous shades of blue? You might like to see How To Naturally Dye Blue Easter Eggs.


Make a few Torn Tissue Easter Eggs for your table! They are so easy to make and just stunning. Choose paper napkins that work with your color scheme.



Make sure the Easter bunny leaves something for everyone at your table! Use fun treats at each place setting to greet family and guests! This is my very favorite thing to do! Just watch how surprised and delighted your guest will be!



FAQs about cheesecloth

Think of the food on your Easter buffet as the main decor. Use pretty dishes and vary the height of food by putting some on a pedestal. Add some spring flowers and a few votive candles and that is all you need.

Keep the centerpiece simple. A big vase filled with tulips or hydrangeas will look perfect!

There are many options. Think about creating a color palette and sticking to it throughout your table. Traditional spring colors are purple, pink, green, yellow, and other pastels. Use the colors you love.

I hope this post has inspired you with lots of Easter table decor to create a special Easter table.

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  1. Love the table top ideas, an area I enjoy doing myself. They are going to be added to my list of ideas. Can’t wait to do.
    How do you store all you decorating items?

  2. What wonderful ideas for the table! And I love how you plan for entertaining! The terra cotta treat baskets are adorable! I think I will be making some of those! Love your ideas! Thank you so much!

  3. What beautiful Easter ideas. My head is spinning to chose only a few! I love the herb pots with the twig cage, that I will use a lot, and the bunny napkins with the button nose and whiskers is awesome. Look foreword to each and every blog post. Thank you?

  4. I love the table ideas for Easter and Spring! So pretty, thank you for the wonderful inspiration I needed to get going on a few Easter things. I have friends and family coming for dinner.

  5. Just when I think I have seen every Easter idea, you share something fresh and new. Those bunny napkins are adorable!

  6. These ideas are great. Going out to get little clay pots today and use as placesettings and fill with candy. Thanks

  7. Fabulous, stupendous, glorious, spectacular suggestions for a gorgeous Easter tablescape…Rejoice ! Thank you Yvonne… You’re the best ! Smiles……Anne

  8. Great ideas! In fact I got up from the table and incorporated two of the ideas to my already decorated table. Thank you!

  9. You just gave me lots of wonderful ideas, now to sort thru and put some to use. Thanks for sharing and inspiring me.

  10. Everything is so lovely, great ideas. I’ll be using several of these ideas for my table, love the idea of decorating the teacups.

      1. I read all the comments but didn’t see anything about the chalk paint & dark wax aging directions. If it’s not too much trouble would you post the how to? Love EVERYTHING you do!!

  11. Such creative ideas. I love everything, but the bumblebee flatware really caught my eye. My daughter is a spelling bee champion and has even attended the Scripps National Spelling Bee! We love to subtly incorporate bees throughout our home and these are perfect! Would you please tell me where you found the flatware?

    Thank you and have a wonderful day:)

  12. I love it all. I was wondering, do you do all your own photography too? The photos are always very well done! Happy Easter and thank you for all the wonderful ideas and beautiful images. ~Michelle

  13. Everything is lovely.I just put some Easter decorations out and
    painted a pink rabbit cream to go with my neutral scheme.Love
    repurposing items.

    1. So simple. Paint whatever you want with chalk paint. I recommend One Step by Amy Howard. YOu can get it at any Ace Hardware. When 2 coats are completely dry mix a little Amy Howard clear wax with antique wax and rub it on the object. Buff off with a soft white rag. That’s it!

  14. Your ideas make me want to go dig out my Easter tub of bunnies and other spring goodies!
    Thanks for sharing and inspiring us!

  15. Lovely… I don’t have a dining area in my Wee Abode. Setting up a table in the living area is what I have to do when I have guests over (only 2-4 at a time!). However, I can definitely be inspired by these ideas and incorporate them in other areas of my little place, such as the counter top of my baker’s cabinet (hoosier). 🙂 Thank you, Yvonne!

  16. Love all of these beautiful table settings, the colors are beautiful, terra cotta pot baskets are such a good idea. Really enjoy your posts and try to let you know everyday, but the problem I encounter is halfway down the page it reloads and reloads, so getting to the comments is nearly impossible.?

  17. I am so glad you showed the onion dyed eggs. We are carrying on that same tradition as well which has been passed down from my Hungarian grandmother. Each egg is different and they look beautiful in a raffia filled basket. Thanks again. I believe it is so important to carry on the traditions of the older generation and to share them with the ones coming up

  18. I love the nests that you make and I adore the eggshell planters!! They are sooo adorable! Thank you for sharing them with us!!!

  19. So glad today was a dreary drizzly day–has taken me most of the morning to read all the posts, side bars, and listen to the podcast–but I am feeling inspired AND the sun just came out! Thanks!

  20. Love your ideas! All the tablecloths and napkins are beautiful! Where do you find such lovely patterns? And I’ve never seen a chocolate chicken, love it!!!

  21. love ,love, love those twig cages on a n herb plant….and the bunnies and eggs….love the spring touches

  22. I have decided that some of the bloggers I follow either must never ever sleep, or they have a lot of fairies working nights! Either way, very pretty. Wondering about the peachy colored dishes, could only see a little of them, but quite pretty. And the napkins are lovely too. I have those silver bunny napkin rings too, cute at easter or in a garden themed table.

  23. I love all of your Easter table ideas, especially the cute little bunnies. Can’t wait to do mine.

  24. All the ideas are beautiful…but there’s something so special about the flowers. The pansies, daffodils and tulips just make me smile and feel happy.

  25. Oh so many great and beautiful ideas for Easter. Gotta get planning my Easter Brunch on paper and not in my head !! Hugs, Dorinda

  26. I loved seeing all of your Easter table ideas…..so pretty and so creative! I’ve always liked the chocolate bunny & chick as decorations/favors! Blessings…..

  27. Yvonne, thanks for all the wonderful Easter inspired ideas. I look forward everyday to your blog.

  28. Testing… I tried to post a second comment on today’s post, and it says it’s a duplicate. Can you post more than once on a blog post?

  29. I have always loved the idea of bringing nature into my home for decorating. I will definitely be making the herb pots with twig cages this spring, I can’t wait! Thanks for always sharing such creative and wonderful ideas!

  30. I absolutely love all your table setting ideas. Who wouldn’t want to sit down at any of these? I pin all of your table ideas.Thank you so much for the inspiration.

  31. Such cute ideas, I so love the color of the onion skin dye eggs. and the terra cotta flower pot as a Easter basket very cute.

  32. So many great ideas but I think my favorite is the individualized herb pots with the little branch cages!

  33. Love your linens, especially the green print tablecloth with the green napkins. Would you share the resource for the tablecloth?

  34. I enjoy all of the ideas…but especially the egg cups with the twigs and egg….sitting on the pretty vintage dish! Also…I am using the vintage “orange/copper” Fire King colored dishes with my Noritake china…the Fairview pattern, which has some peach colored flowers. We rarely eat at the dining room table, although I always have it set!! #Ihateanakedtable!

  35. I love Easter. You have inspired me to try new decorating ideas for my table. Love your home and the way you add little touches here and there. Now I need to have tea and crumpets to show off my table, thank you for your wonderful tips.

  36. I am so happy I followed your wonderful site thru Table For One and Welcome Guest who are from my local area. I love setting my Dining Room table and this gives me so many ideas. Thanks so much.

  37. I love all your decorations whether it’s for Easter or any other holiday. Your table is always set so pretty. My question to you is, where do you store all your season items?

  38. After a few years of use my Easter table cloth was stained and no longer usable. The stains were in the white center of the cloth so I cut out dinner napkins from the border and hemmed them by hand. I ended up with enough napkins for the family with assorted prints from the edge of the old cloth. They looked great with a pastel tablecloth and my grandkids loved them when they were small.

  39. Enjoying the Easter/Spring decor. Have borrowed many of these ideas over the years. Made dye from red beet juice last year. Just remade another small bird’s nest this morning. Love all you do.

  40. Yvonne, your tablescapes are absolutely beautiful! I hope you can write a book at some point which contains all your seasonal tablescapes, décor, etc. You are definitely “our” Queen of Décor! There’s no one — only YOU — that make things look so beautiful! You always give us so many easy to do fabulous ideas! We are so grateful for you, Yvonne!

    We are keeping you and Bobby in our prayers! God Bess you both for being so special! Yvonne, you make these days of uncertainly a bright spot in our day — and we just thank you so much! Blessings dear friend!

  41. Yvonne,
    Your home is so lovely and I enjoy reading your blogs for inspiration. May I ask where you purchase your cloth napkins? Do you have some favorite stores to shop? I know you have a drawer full of lovely napkins. Thank you.

    1. Hi Sandi, I’ve been collecting cloth napkins for years and years! I find them in local shops and online. I always have my eye out for pretty cloth napkins. I especially love napkins that I can take out of the dryer and don’t have to iron!

  42. Thank you for all of your great ideas for Easter decorating. I especially love the different dinnerware combinations! You are the best. Jean

  43. Personally I would paint this freebie white OR light blue. Don’t go with navy! I think it could become tiring over time and that scream “look at me” would take away from relaxed dining.

  44. Yvonne, love the cabbage-dyed blue eggs. Please share your onion skin dyed easter egg instructions. I cannot find it on your site.

  45. Where did you find the green and blue napkins ? I absolutely love those! I would also like to know where you found the bunny napkin rings! You make everything look so beautiful and easy !