3/30/15

Simple Easter Decor

We do Easter in my house with Jesus and plastic eggs. I like to keep it simple :) I have a few little things that I like to put out for decor too. When we see them, it reminds us that we are in the Easter season, the season of Lent.


The eggs and bunny on our table are symbols of spring and new life. The glittery bunny is from HomeGoods. The speckled eggs were from Hobby Lobby and the little tree are a Dollar Spot find a few years ago. My mom bought me the 'egg table runner'. And the egg cups are from Hobby Lobby. (If you buy a little bit each year, you eventually end up with a nice little stash of holiday decor.) On my hutch is a sweet wreath my mom just made for me. She likes to craft too :)

I made the rustic twine Easter eggs a few year ago. Here is the link to that post.


And I had to add this photo-- because these little sticky window clings have brought SO much happiness to my 5 year old. She was so proud to help me decorate the house for Easter. Besides hanging all the eggs on the little table trees, she was in charge of the window decor. I love when something so simple (and cheap) can bring so much joy.


In the kitchen, have another sparkly bunny. A square wreath - also a past project that you can see here. And then I put some plastic eggs in a covered dish.



I feel like we have to be careful not to get too crazy with the Easter bunny. It's not his season. This is the time for Jesus. The Easter eggs symbolize the Resurrection of Jesus. So I like to think of the bunny as a symbol of spring. And spring reminds us of new life and light-- the light that Jesus brought into the world.
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Our family has a few traditions we do every Easter Week. I do some kind of Easter decorating at our home.


We go to church on Maundy Thursday. And then make Resurrection Rolls together to eat on Easter Sunday.
Photo via Taste of Home- see her post for the recipe. 
On Sunday, we get dressed up and go to church. We do Easter baskets and fill them the happy treats.
My family gathers together to share a meal and celebrate that He has indeed Risen.


This year, I also want to try this Easter garden, shared on 'We Are That Family'. See this post for details.


And my friend Kim V. inspired me to make an Easter Egg tree too.  I am hoping for something similar to this one shown by "Skip to My Lou". (Ours will be much smaller!)


To keep it all in perspective- here is a post about things I will not being doing this Easter :)

Does your family have any special Easter traditions?


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