11 quick and easy ways to decorate for Easter

From full-blown table arrangements to stylish, subtle touches, we’ve chosen a few of our favourite seasonal decorating ideas for you to try

Whether you've got the whole family over for the Easter break or you're just planning on taking it easy and pottering around the garden, there's no reason you can't bring some of that seasonal spirit inside... We've chosen 11 of our favourite quick, easy and affordable ways to decorate your home this Easter.

white living room with sofa set and easter tree

(Image credit: Future PLC/Polly Wreford)

Subtle seasonal style

You don't need to go overboard with primary colours or pastel shades to create a stunning seasonal display. Consider your existing colour palette and choose decorations that complement your scheme - we love the subtlety of these hanging eggs that spell out ‘Easter'.

colourful easter eggs on door

(Image credit: Future PLC/Jon Day)

Hang a wreath

Who says wreathes need to be confined to Christmas? Whether you make one yourself or choose a shop-bought option, add a little seasonal cheer to your front door.

easter eggs with glass jar on table

(Image credit: Future PLC/Polly Eltes)

Plan an eggcellent hunt

Sorry, we couldn't help ourselves. Grab a basket and load it up with eggs of every size and colour - they will make an attractive display before you hide them around the house and the garden, ready for the ultimate Easter egg hunt.

flower cage with yellow flower pot and easter eggs

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Embrace the botanical

If you've got the space for it, bring some of the outside in with a charming botanical display. Fill a vintage teacup with ferns or flowers for a delightful seasonal centerpiece.

white easter bunny with yellow flower vase

(Image credit: Future PLC/Simon Whitmore)

Let the sun shine

Make the most of those beautiful spring shades with a few bright arrangements of flowers - yellow tulips, daffodils and crocuses are all perfect seasonal options to add that sunny touch to your home. Use teacups, jugs and other quirky vessels to store them in - it will create a much more interesting feature.

white dining room with flower vases and cabinet

(Image credit: Future PLC/Polly Wreford)

Make a statement

It's the simplicity of this dining room arrangement that creates such an impact. Go for all white table linen and crockery with tones of cornflower blue and large floral centerpieces to create a real wow-factor.

small white boxes with pink flowers

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Tabletop treats

We love the idea of using a vintage cake stand for your Easter table centerpiece. Fill small boxes with chocolate or sweets, tie with a pretty ribbon and voila! Not only have you created a charming table decoration but each guest gets his or her own Easter treat box to take home too.

dining table with floral sheet and cakes

(Image credit: Future PLC/Dan Duchars)

Go all out

If there's a time you can experiment with pastel tones and floral prints, spring is definitely the time to do it. Instead of a traditional sit down lunch, why not throw a seasonal tea party... We're thinking cakes, sandwiches and bunny-shaped biscuits! Any excuse to get the bunting out!

duck feet cups with easter eggs and flowers

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Think outside of the (egg) box

There are so many things you can do with eggs when it comes to Easter decorating - wreathes, garlands, baskets... We love this idea of displaying small bunches of springtime flowers in a blown, painted eggshell. And those fab eggcups really complete the look!

bunny biscuits with metal tray and roller

(Image credit: Future PLC/Laura Edwards)

Seasonal snacks

Now everyone loves a sweet treat, especially at Easter! But why stick to the usual chocolate eggs when you can get creative in the kitchen and make all manner of seasonally-shaped snacks! These bunny biscuits are adorable and would look perfect on a pastel coloured plate, ready for when visitors drop by.

colourful chairs with basket and flower vase

(Image credit: Future PLC/Dan Duchars)

Pretty in pink (or mint or yellow)

If you're planning an outdoor celebration then spruce up old garden furniture with a lick of paint. Pastel tones are perfect for this time of year and colourful chairs will immediately add a sense of fun to your garden for any Easter egg hunts you have planned.

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