Quick! The family is coming over for brunch in an hour and
the cat ate your original centerpiece. You need a new one, and fast! We found some fun ideas on the HGTV website
and thought we would share.
Borrow your kids’ candy and baskets for the meal.
will get it all back, with interest, later. Artfully spread some of the grass and candy
around the table, and arrange one or more of the baskets in the center. Add
candles only if the fake grass or other parts are not flammable. Jelly
beans and chocolates make pretty bowl-fillers as well.
Know any chickens that lay beautifully colored eggs?
chickens lay eggs in pale shades of brown, blue, green, yellow and even
speckled. If you haven't eaten them yet, you've got an instant centerpiece idea.
Place the eggs in a pretty bowl or basket and call it a day.
Love to decorate but hate to eat all those boiled eggs? Dye raw ones!
You’ll need to keep them refrigerated just like normal eggs, but they could
stand being outside the refrigerator for a short time if you want to use them
as a centerpiece. Again, check the Food Safety website for details. Use food
grade dyes if you intend to eat the decorated eggs, raw or cooked. Assemble the
decorated eggs in a bowl and store in the refrigerator until mealtime. Pull out
and place on table. When people are finished, return the centerpiece to the
Ask your guests to bring a centerpiece!
This one is probably
the easiest for you, and may only require a stop at a grocery store on the way
over. You could also run out or send a family member if your hands are full.
Flowers, pre-assembled baskets and candy all work nicely.
Send in your thoughts and photos of your Easter table!
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