Our stylish Easter wreath ideas are the perfect way to prepare your rooms for the start of spring. As the temperature starts to rise and our gardens begin to bloom, so too, can our homes.
When it comes to Easter decorating ideas, there's no wrong approach. A DIY Easter wreath can be hung from mirrors, doors or walls – and they make a great table decoration, too – they can set the scene for Easter entertaining.
Making an Easter wreath is one of the pleasures of spring. So, now that the days are getting longer and Easter is just around the corner, it’s time to bring spring into your home with our curated selection of the best Easter wreath ideas.
Easter wreath ideas
These Easter wreath ideas will add a sense of occasion to any room and is, of course, perfect for a seasonal celebration.
1. Craft a living wreath for Easter
If you are wondering how to make an Easter wreath, worry not. This beautiful and long-lasting Easter wreath decoration for walls and doors indoors will make the perfect addition to your Easter decor.
Make sure your flowers and foliage are freshly cut and well watered; we used pussy willow, wax flower, ivy, bun moss and hyacinth bulbs, plus dried daisies, quail’s eggs, ribbon and florist’s wire.
To recreate this Easter wreath, ease and bend two pussy willow branches into a teardrop shape, with the buds and cut stems at both ends. Cross over at the top and secure with florist’s wire. Wrap the base and roots of cleaned bulbs with a layer of bun moss, held in place with florist’s wire.
Secure on the pussy willow branches with wire, starting at the bottom and filling gaps with moss as you go.
Insert wax flowers and add finishing touches, such as dried flower heads, blown quail’s eggs and a length of ivy, securing with a hot glue gun. Finally, drape the ivy at the top to cover the wire and hang up with ribbon.
2. Lay a wreath as a favor for guests
Wreaths don't just need to be for doors – as we show above, they can make wonderful décor elements on the dining table, too.
Consider creating natural Easter wreath idea that not only look beautiful but also acts as a party favor for friends and family com dinner. Here, creative florists Worm. (opens in new tab) have woven dried leftover foliage and materials from bigger projects into a circle to create a look that will outlive the evening and become an elegant keepsake.
3. Decorate eggs for Easter
Spring is the season of new beginnings, so why not embrace the abundance of natural materials on your doorstep, along with a few repurposed materials, to create charming Easter wreath ideas and decorations.
Decorate blown eggs to make an Easter wreath. paint stripes onto the ends of the eggs, using acrylic paint. once dry, secure speckled quail feathers with PVA glue. to finish, open up a wire coat hanger, carefully bend it to form a circle, then thread the eggs onto it. cover the hook with lengths of jute string.
4. Use an Easter wreath to display cards
Celebrate Easter and the arrival of spring with decorations and seasonal touches to host family and friends in the prettiest of surroundings. Here, for a unique take on traditional Easter wreath ideas, an elegant-styled Easter wreath showcases the perfect way to display spring flowers and Easter cards. Choose muted greens and blues for a sophisticated twist on Easter pastels.
5. Go for a statement wreath in an entryway
The classic Easter wreath can often be far too beautiful to be left out in the cold, so if you decide to display one inside always consider how its foliage will work with your interiors.
A design like this creation has a wonderfully wild look, making it the ideal focal point for the entrance of your home. If you are looking for other options to add a foraged look to a wreath, consider integrating found twigs or feathers as both will stand out within traditional or modern settings.
6. Add color with painted eggs
An all-important part of Easter decorating, a wreath can be fixed on a front door, but it could also be used to greet guests in an entryway.
You could make a living spring wreath with embedded narcissi, daffodil or hyacinth bulbs, for a fresh take on this seasonal spring decor idea. Or for a longer-lasting display, the version above uses painted quails’ eggs for a wreath that won't wilt – and will bring color to your home through spring.
7. Hang a wreath on a blank wall
Give a blank wall a burst of color and intrigue with an Easter wreath that is blooming with fresh foliage.
‘We are always drawn to handmade and natural spring decor ideas. There is nothing more satisfying than bringing in foraged moss, spring flowers and bare branches from the garden,' says Katie Smyth of Worm.
8. Set the scene with a simple wreath
In a scheme so elegantly influenced by nature and springtime as this, only the most minor of touches is needed to carry the room through the different seasons. So, at Easter, the simplest suggestion of the spring festival goes a long way in this garden-fresh living room.
The simple wreath hanging at the window brings a sense of vitality and wholesomeness to the space. Not only does it add interest in such a verdant room, it’s a simple, unexpected touch is very welcoming on a chilly spring evening.
9. Hang an Easter wreath on the door
Gather the flowers of the season together to create wonderful arrangements throughout your home. Show off spring flowers by making a wreath with a frame and florist’s foam. Bulk it up with foliage and bargain blooms, such as narcissi, before highlighting with the more expensive anemones and freesias.
10. Take a simple approach to your Easter wreath
Bring woodland style to your home with leafy greenery and flowers turned into delightful rustic decorations – perfect for Easter. Craft simple wreaths to bring an on-trend botanical element to your home this season.
To make, take a length of pre-soaked willow and gradually shape into a ring, twisting the ends around and in as it is formed. The ring should hold its shape without having to tie any ends in. Leave to settle and dry. Next, secure rosemary sprigs along the sides and base of the wreath with florist’s wire. Using our photograph as a guide, secure ferns at the base of the wreath with florist’s wire.
Next, position the biggest of your flowers (we used hellebore, narcissi and star of Bethlehem), secure with florist’s wire, and then adding the smaller flowers in the same way. Any protruding stalks should be carefully cut back to neaten the finish – but don’t cut them too short or the flowers will fall out of the wreath
What do you put on an Easter wreath?
Banish those winter blues once and for all by bringing the color and fragrance of spring into your home with the prettiest Easter wreaths made from flowers, sprigs and blossom. Even the simplest of wreath arrangements will instantly lighten the mood and add a welcome vibrancy to your home in time for Easter.
For the traditionalist at heart, create arrangements using flowers and foliage associated with springtime. Spring flowers and buds, eggs and even found elements such as feathers – will bring seasonal style to your home decor.
For a modern rustic look, try birch twigs, catkins, statice (sea lavender), lagurus ovatus (hare's tail grass), pink rhodanthis, sanfordii, white larkspur and moss.
Have fun playing about with scale and color but keep the overall effect simple and allow the natural beauty of the flowers to shine through. These Easter wreath ideas ideas will make you feel spring has come at last.
Jennifer is the Digital Editor at Homes & Gardens. Having worked in the interiors industry for a number of years, spanning many publications, she now hones her digital prowess on the 'best interiors website' in the world. Multi-skilled, Jennifer has worked in PR and marketing, and the occasional dabble in the social media, commercial and e-commerce space. Over the years, she has written about every area of the home, from compiling design houses from some of the best interior designers in the world to sourcing celebrity homes, reviewing appliances and even the odd news story or two.
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