The countdown to Easter can be such a hopeful time of year, a time of new beginnings and better weather! This year, it’s comparatively late, with Easter Sunday falling on 17th April. Whether you like to celebrate with chocolate, simnel cake, a full blown egg hunt or just a mini-egg with your cuppa, we’ve got some fresh decor ideas to help it go with a spring…er…swing.
1. Easter flowers tea cup planter, Dibor
Made from durable metal with a deliberately distressed finish for a vintage style look, this quirky plant pot has been crafted into the shape of a traditional teacup and matching saucer with a scalloped pattern. Perfect for displaying bulbs, indoors or out (flowers not included). £14, available from Dibor.
2. Easter Egg Hunt tea towel, Emma Bridgewater
Pure cotton tea towel “Easter Egg Hunt” designed by British company Emma Bridgewater. This fun and brightly coloured tea towel is perfect for Easter, showing a collection of decorated eggs in a floral meadow with buttercups, forget me nots, dandelions, butterflies and ladybirds. The tea towel is printed in the EU and has a loop for hanging. £12, available from Home Landing.
3. Easter bunny paper napkins, Annabel James
These are so cute that we might not be able to wait until Easter! Set the scene for Easter entertaining and enjoy the countdown to Easter with these meadow flower bunny napkins – which would also be perfect for little ones’ birthdays or a christening. £3.95 for 20, available from Annabel James.
4. Floral Easter egg decoration, Heavenly Homes & Gardens
This hanging egg with a beautiful floral pattern and jute string would make a lovely addition to your Easter decorations. Hang from a branch of our faux pussy willow or blossom to create a pretty centrepiece. £4, available from Heavenly Homes & Gardens.
5. Countdown to Easter by hanging an Easter egg wreath, Lights4Fun
Celebrate the countdown to Easter by decorating your home ready for Easter with this egg-stravagant egg and nest wreath, featuring lightly speckled pastel eggs and small pink flower buds entwined within twigs & branches. It would also look lovely as a table centrepiece with a candle or lantern in the middle. £27.99, available from Lights4Fun.
6. Floral Easter garland, Ella James
This garland can be used during the countdown to Easter, then draped along a mantelpiece or down the centre of an Easter lunch table (check out these recipes for an alternative Easter lunch). It is made of swathes of tiny white buds that are tinged pink and pale green as if just emerging. Perfect for adding that special finishing touch to your home this Easter, it costs £39 from Ella James.
7. Hare tea towel, Sophie Allport
This hare tea towel (above and main image) is perfect in any country kitchen and will make your drying up a bit more enjoyable. The design features brown hares racing over a stone coloured background and there are lots of other items in the range. £10.50, available from Sophie Allport.
8. Artisan hare teapot, the English Tableware Company
This stoneware teapot from the Artisan collection is a stylish, durable and practical way to enjoy your cups of tea. Featuring a leaping hare, this teapot would add a dash of Easter style to your countertop. £29.99, available from Dobbies. Visit www.dobbies.com for stockists.
9. Spring Meadow stoneware cup, Gisela Graham
This pretty ceramic stoneware egg cup is perfect for those eggs and soldiers on Easter morning. £4.50, available from Daisy Park.
10. Easter egg plate, Emma Bridgewater
Perfect for serving hot cross buns or Easter cake is this pretty pastel 8.5″ plate, made in England from English earthenware. £19, available from Daisy Park.