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4 BEAUTIFUL FLORAL DECORATED EASTER EGGS TO DRESS YOUR TABLE WITH

Will you be entertaining this Sunday? Looking for last minute ideas to decorate your Easter eggs with? I’ve rounded up 4 of my favorite floral decorated Easter eggs to dress your table with! Get ready to brighten up your dinner table with touches of spring with these clever and stylish DIY Easter egg ideas…

 

‘Hand Painted Easter Eggs’

via CraftBerry Bush

The colors of spring adorn these lovely hand painted easter eggs!

BEAUTIFUL FLORAL DECORATED EASTER EGGS TO DRESS YOUR TABLE WITH

 

‘DIY Flower Trimmed Eggs’

via It’s a Sparkly Life

I LOVE the monotones of these soft pink flower decorated eggs. This DIY is so simple and so pretty!

BEAUTIFUL FLOWER DECORATED EASTER EGGS TO DRESS YOUR TABLE WITH

 

‘DIY Whimsy Illustrated Eggshell Centerpiece’

via Little Inspiration

Sweet pink carnations and white baby’s breath are filled in these whimsical illustrated easter eggs.

BEAUTIFUL DECORATED EASTER EGGS TO DRESS YOUR TABLE WITH

 

‘DIY Egg Vase Centerpiece’

via Merrythought

Single full blooms are so attractive in an egg vase!

BEAUTIFUL FLOWER DECORATED EASTER EGGS TO DRESS YOUR TABLE WITH

 

For other decorated Easter egg ideas, check out my previous posts:

No Fuss, No Mess Easter Eggs

DIY Ombre-Watercolor Gold Foiled Easter Eggs

Happy Easter!

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COASTERS WITH A DIY GOLD-LEAF TRIM

This DIY is a simple way to transform your ordinary coasters to fashionably functional with its coveted look of gold edges!

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED COASTERS

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED MARBLE COASTERS

On our bedside tables, we typically like to have a glass of water beside us or enjoy our morning coffee in the bedroom, while getting ready for the day. It’s important to protect the surface of the nightstands from watermarks or drink stains, so in order to avoid possible spills or damage, I like to use coasters. I purchased these gold rimmed coasters and have them displayed on the tray in the living room and I couldn’t find similar ones, since I wanted to coordinate with some of the gold decor elements in the bedroom. As an alternative, I found white marble coasters with subtle grey veining throughout and with a simple and easy DIY – I applied gold leaf to the four edges of the coasters.

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED MARBLE COASTERS

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED MARBLE COASTERS

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED MARBLE COASTERS

I love the sophisticated, sparkling appearance the gold leaf adds to the marble coasters and it coordinates so well on top of the all-white nightstands. The best part of this DIY gold leaf application is the fact that it doesn’t have to look perfect! Each side of the coaster has its own imperfect character. If you prefer cleaner edges, I would suggest using paint or spray paint to acheive that look.

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED MARBLE COASTERS

DIY GOLD LEAF RIMMED MARBLE COASTERS

For this DIY project, I used Martha Stewart’s Decoupage Gilded Sheets and her Gilding Adhesive.

-Photos + DIY by Rose Angel Lopez

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Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

With the spring season officially here, let the Easter planning commence! I’m kicking things off with floral vase ideas that are perfect for both Spring and Easter.

Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

I found this $3 Easter bunny at Target (in the dollar section) and thought it would be cute to use it as a floral vase versus the traditional candy bowl. For a springy touch, I added white tulips and yellow daffodils.

Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

Combine this cute themed floral-filled bunny with a second vase filled with yellow roses and you have an adorable centerpiece for your Easter table or vignette!

Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

I found this white ‘cracked’ egg vase at Pat Catan’s and I knew I could transform it to something a bit more glam that complements my home decor. A little DIY using Martha Stewart Decoupage Gilding Sheets and her Gilding Adhesive transformed this ordinary egg to a chic one!

Easter Table Decor: FLORAL VASE IDEAS

Even though the weather here in PA is not feeling exactly like springtime, adding a few festive touches around the house, makes me feel like it’s spring.

-Photos by Rose Angel Lopez

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DIY: CREATIVE WAYS TO USE PUMPKINS

If you’re looking for ideas on how to decorate or use your pumpkins, I’ve rounded up some creative ways to use your pumpkins. You can add these fun and easy decorated pumpkins in the interior or exterior of your home.

Creative Ways To Use Pumpkins
image: Design Love Fest

Get ready for a DIY project and turn your pumpkin into a cool looking lantern.

Creative Ways To Use Pumpkins
image: by Stephanie Lynn

Another lighting option is to turn your pumpkin into a decorative candle holder.

Creative Ways to Use Pumpkins
image: A Night Owl

Serve up soups, cocktails, stews or this pumpkin pie cheesecake dip in a pumpkin.

Creative Ways To Use Pumpkins
image: PMQ for Two

Use your pumpkin as a canvas and let the artistry begin. A pretty DIY painted fall pumpkin that can be incorporated in your home decor deserves a thumbs up!

Creative Ways to Use Pumpkins
image: Momtastic  

Forget about using a potted planter, instead create your own DIY mini pumpkin planter and place it on your kitchen table.

Creative Ways To Use Pumpkins
image: La Crema

Hosting a halloween or fall party? Chill your wine bottles in a DIY Pumpkin Wine Cooler!

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DIY Fall Decor: TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

DIY TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

It was finally time to switch out my summer door wreath to a fall decorated one. I decided to get crafty and create my own DIY wreath using tri-color eucalyptus. Rather than combining the three colors of red, purple and green, I decided to create an ombre-inspired look. It was pretty easy to put together and using a metal wreath form is versatile support for wreaths.

Follow my steps below to recreate the look so that you can dress up your door or wall for the fall harvest season.

DIY TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

What you will need:

  • 18″ Metal Wreath Form
  • 3 bundles of Tri-Color Eucalyptus Stems
  • Scissors
  • Pruning (Garden) Shears
  • Wreath Door Hanger

DIY TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

Step 1. Separate your eucalyptus stems by color

DIY TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

Step 2. Choose the color you want to use first (I started with the dark purple stem) then loop your first stem through to the cross bar.

DIY Tri-Color Eucalyptus Wreath

Step 3. Continue adding stems of the same color, until the bottom half of the form is covered. If you find the top of your stems are too long, use your scissors to cut to size.

DIY TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

Step 4. Once you have finished looping one color, start with the next color (I used the red color). You will start to notice that your wreath form is getting full and you may not be able to loop a stem with a thick bottom – this is when you will need to use your shears to cut it. Just be sure to loop and pull the stem as much as you can in order to secure it. You can insert your stems from the back of the form once you see that you have no more space in the front. Continue until you finished adding the second color, then move on to your final color – loop the stems until your form is covered completely.

DIY TRI-COLOR EUCALYPTUS WREATH

Step 5. Use your hanger to hang your finished wreath. Step back and take a look at your wreath. With your scissors, snip away any stems that may be too long. I didn’t mind the loose placement of the long stems as it gave off a more organic look – making it seem as if grew out that way.

Display your festive wreath on your wall, mirror or front door, for all to see…it’s the perfect compliment to your home this season!

-Photos by Rose Angel Lopez

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