DIY Easter decor
Easter is a holiday of spring and light, which is celebrated by the entire Orthodox world. Every year it is a hope for the best, so it takes a lot of time to prepare for it..
Natural symbols are more suitable for decorating the house for Easter: eggs in nests, figurines of birds and hares, Easter pastries, flowers and greenery
DIY interior decoration for Easter brings pleasure and pre-holiday mood.
Home decor for Easter: ideas
For Easter, decor ideas are in the air and most of them can be realized with the help of improvised means. And also, there is an opportunity to purchase ready-made jewelry, but this is not so fun and impressive..
Painting the Easter egg with colored markers
Egg decor options
The main Easter decor is eggs. There are a great many options for coloring and decorating this element..
|Easter eggs||Technique for painting boiled eggs with paint and wax.|
|Krashenki||Eggs painted in various colors with food dyes or acrylic paints.|
|Decoupage||Separate pictures from napkins pasted on eggs.|
|Quilling||Fixed on an egg, twisted into circles and other shapes, stripes of paper of different colors.|
|Beads||Eggs coated with PVA glue and heavily beaded. You can create drawings.|
|Lace and fabric||Decorating eggs with lace or fabric.|
Painted eggs are painted in a variety of colors, and patterns are applied to the Easter eggs by hand
The design options for Easter for real and artificial eggs allow you to use a large number of ideas. Do not limit yourself to the listed methods, bring your crazy ideas to life.
Bright colors and simple bows will turn ordinary eggs into stylish decor in just half an hour.
Easter eggs and dyes
For many years, Easter eggs, created by hand using paints and wax, have not gone out of fashion. This Easter home decor will require precision and patience, but the result will leave only pleasant memories. This technique allows you to create intricate national patterns..
An interesting decor can be obtained by adding several colors of nail polish to the water and not stirring it, but simply moving the stick around, creating patterns. Then dip the egg into the solution, turn it a little, immediately take it out and dry it on pins
You can also paint an Easter egg using acrylic paints, creating not only traditional paintings, but also whole paintings with natural landscapes. With children, you can paint them in cheerful shades and draw chickens or cockerels, making Easter decor.
A beautiful ornament will turn out if you tightly wrap the eggs with a silk cloth and cook for 20 minutes. After cooling, the shreds are removed, and the bright pattern remains on the shell
You can paint boiled eggs in one color. Red is considered the main one. Or, using a white napkin and several shades of dye, you can create marble patterns.
Decoupage and quilling
With the help of single-layer napkins with the pattern you like, they create unique eggs. To create a decoration for Easter you will need:
- dummies of eggs;
- PVA glue;
- hard artificial brush.
A layer of glue is applied to the prepared, clean surface, onto which a piece of napkin with the selected motif is then carefully attached. From above, using a brush dipped in an adhesive, smooth the picture and allow it to dry.
Advice! This decor will last a long time, but it is possible to use natural eggs..
Easter eggs can be decorated with various small items made of plastic or paper
The quilling technique allows you to create a do-it-yourself Easter egg decor. The surface is decorated with all kinds of geometric elements that are made of paper cut into strips and twisted into different shapes.
The quilling technique consists in decorating objects with curled paper in the form of patterns, plants, insects and other natural symbols.
Textile materials are used as decoration for Easter eggs. Thanks to the lace elements, they are ideal for use in any interior. In addition to airy fabrics, you can use threads of different colors or elastic bands that are wound on the base.
Lace elements are best used on dyed eggs, and you can also add accessories from brooches, buttons or beads.
Advice! Eggs in any design can be placed on the Easter wreath.
Easter wreath is a classic symbol of warmth and togetherness, usually located on a door or window.
Easter – interior decor
Do-it-yourself Easter decor begins on Maundy Thursday, thereby forming a festive mood. All available options are used as home decoration. Easter is the only holiday that requires the maximum number of colorful elements.
The Easter tree on the festive table is considered a symbol of prosperity, happiness and well-being.
The decoration of the Easter wreath should be accompanied by abundant spring colors and the inclusion of decorated eggs and natural (artificial) flowers. The wreath is not so much a symbol of Easter as a harbinger of spring and warmth. You can place it on the front door or wall of the room..
To create you need:
- Willow twigs.
- Thin wire.
- Artificial flowers.
- Decorated Styrofoam Eggs.
Suitable materials for the Easter wreath
As a basis, willow branches twisted into a ring are used, which are fastened with wire.
We tie the branches into a ring with a diameter of about 30 cm
Bright ribbons are wound on the finished base and flowers and eggs are glued. And also, as materials for its manufacture, you can use foam blanks, wool, corrugated paper, threads. Easter wreath can be crocheted.
This unusual element of the interior will decorate your home and give you a good mood.
As an Easter decoration, baskets are used, which are filled with dyes and decorative elements. To implement the idea, you can use ready-made wicker products or replace them with do-it-yourself baskets.
Here are the baskets you get if you wrap a bucket of mayonnaise with jute rope
For manufacturing it is necessary:
- plastic bucket;
- PVA glue;
The rope is impregnated, diluted 1: 1 with water, with glue and the bucket is wrapped from the bottom to the top. Before the finishing winding, a handle made of wire is attached, which is decorated with thread or ribbons.
By the way, you can do without a rope by wrapping the whole bucket with satin ribbon
You can fill the finished product with dry grass and beautiful eggs or water and place a spring bouquet in it..
Another symbol of the holiday is the rabbit. Miniature figurines can be used to decorate shelves in any room for Easter. Doors and other flat surfaces are decorated with animal patterns cut out of paper. The easiest way to make a symbol of celebration with your own hands includes the following operations:
- Creation of pom-poms (2 pieces) of different sizes. A large ball will serve as a torso and a small one as a head..
Collecting pom-poms from thick woolen threads
- Sewing parts together and attaching a ponytail made of white wool.
Tying pom-poms together
- Sewing on felt ears, nose and eyes.
And you can only make the back of the rabbit and arrange it all as in the photo
DIY Easter decorations for your home in the form of poultry is quite simple to create. According to the selected pattern, elements are cut out, which are sewn in a certain sequence. You can fill chickens with holofiber or leave them empty. The main thing is that the fabrics are bright and different from each other..
For those who crochet, it will be easy to prepare decorative lace ornaments in the form of chickens
You can hang Easter decorations on a tree, which is made from branches wrapped in multi-colored threads.
Paper garlands are the simplest DIY Easter decor, available both from the financial side and ease of execution. Colored paper or old glossy magazines can be used as material..
The simplest colored cardboard garland
You can make standard triangular flags from paper or cut out chickens, rabbits, flowers. Even a child can be involved in such work. It is easy to create volumetric balls or whole flower arrangements from paper, which will serve as decoration for Easter.
Floral and floral decor for Easter
Since Easter is celebrated in spring, vases with fresh flowers will serve as an appropriate addition as a home decor. A mini-bouquet in eggshells that can be put on the table will look original.
Spring bouquet for the holiday – fresh flowers and Easter eggs
And also, you can grow wheat grains in separate flowerpots, in which you can later place an Easter interior decoration or serve boiled eggs on the table. But such decoration must be started in advance, since it will take time to wait for the first shoots..
Germinate oat grains in a bowl in advance, then put eggs and dyes among the seedlings, and put a pot of daffodils or other primroses next to it
Easter and trendy rustic style
Easter decor is preferable to use natural materials, which will be available in early April. Experts say that Easter interior decoration should not only be beautiful, but also fashionable. Thanks to the rustic style and the use of natural designer things, it is easy to embody.
Rustic Easter table is an abundance of various natural elements
Despite the inconspicuousness of natural materials and fabrics, with their correct use, you can create unique compositions used during Easter for decor at a photo shoot.
The decor of the 2018 Easter table deserves special attention. Many people observe strict fasting, and on this day it ends. In addition to traditional boiled eggs and cakes, all kinds of decorations are put on the table:
- festive dishes;
- beautiful tablecloth;
- napkins with spring motives;
- figurines of Easter decor;
- baskets with eggs;
- candlesticks in the form of eggs and so on.
For the Easter table, choose fresh light napkins and tablecloths, dishes with floral patterns or transparent glass, and do not forget about a bouquet of spring primroses
The preferred colors for Easter table decor are red, white, green, blue. You can use vases filled with not only water, but also washed carrots. It is not difficult and fun to create an Easter interior.!
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