Easter is just around the corner. Regardless of whether you celebrate this holiday or not, one of the best ways to welcome the Spring season is a fun and festive Easter brunch. This simple get-together is the perfect excuse to enjoy time with friends and loved ones while enjoying good food and the fresh Spring weather. Celebrate new beginnings and renewed spirits with these easy decorations and tasty meal plans.
Bohemian floral designs are the perfect Spring motif. These invitations are full of soft colors and chic designs guaranteed to catch your guests’ eyes.
These watercolor-themed invitations easily capture the subtle but vibrant colors of a Spring day. With their white color base and colorful washes, each invitation carries a fresh and crisp design to match these brand-new Spring months.
Spring carries an exciting and playful atmosphere; what better way to announce your brunch than with a game? CandyLand and other traditional board games inspire a sense of playfulness and laughter within your guests before they even arrive at your party.
Spring marks the start of the travel season. Spring vacations and road trip adventures are on everyone’s mind. Transport your guests to your own Spring celebration destination with these fun, travel-themed invitations.
Creating Your Table Decorations
Whether your choose to purchase disposal plates or invest in festive Spring dinnerware, look for options that create a specific theme and motif. The plates you choose easily set a definite tone for your whole table. Settling on your brunch’s overall decoration theme is much easier after you’ve established what place setting style you wish to use. These Easter Bunny Face Plates from Pier 1 Imports are perfect for a traditional and cute Easter theme. For a more elegant Easter motif, look for classy styles such The Spring Garden Plates from Williams Sonoma.
Although it’s easy to find ready-made floral decorations and centerpieces some of the best table displays come from basic DIY skills. Look around in magazines and websites for easy centerpiece ideas and Easter table themes. If you wish to stay simple and traditional, use popular Easter themes such as Easter eggs, bunnies, chicks, and candy as decorating mainstays. For a delicate and classy motif, learn different ways to combine flowers for colorful and sweet-smelling table displays.
If you’re planning to host a full sit-down meal, invest in some festive Easter linens. Even basic colored tables clothes go a long way toward inspiring a festive atmosphere for your meal.
No Easter brunch is complete without some Easter-themed napkins. These “bunny napkins” are shockingly easy to create with either cloth napkins or paper; they’ll amaze your guests and bring a smile to every visitor.
Even if you’re only hosting finger foods and snacks, be sure your snack table is properly dressed for the occasion with a fun, eye-catching tablecloth and festive napkins.
When your guests take their seat at your table, they’ll instantly smile if they find a personalized favor at their spot. Take time to plan a little surprise for your guests. Whether candy-stuffed mason jar or adorable bird’s nest macarons, your guests will love these festive Easter surprises.
Planning Your Menu
Plan your party menu around traditional Easter and Spring favorites such as ham, roasted lamb, and corned beef and cabbage. The familiarity of these main dishes offers a warm sense of nostalgia. Many newer recipes have taken these old favorites and reinvented them in subtle ways. Balance your menu with tradition and new hybrids.
Brunch is the perfect time for a wide variety of drink options. Warm, cinnamon coffees and hot tea are great for early-morning get-togethers. If your brunch is closer to lunchtime, break out a fizzy sherbet punch with fresh-cut fruit and mint garnishes.
Even an early-morning brunch needs a sweet treat. Explore your dessert options and branch out your baking skills. Carrot cakes, coffee cakes, and puff pastries are easy Easter dessert options perfect any guest will appreciate.
If hosting a casual snack brunch, treat your guests to tasty appetizers and yummy finger foods. “Easter chick” deviled eggs, creamy fruit tarts, and mini ham and cheese quiches are all easy snack options your guests will love to munch.
Capture your guests’ creativity with this traditional Easter activity. Have a large stock-pile of boiled eggs ready and waiting with cups of pre-mixed dye. You can also simplify your egg decorations with small bowls of acrylic paint and small paintbrushes. Your guests will love embracing their childish side as they create festive and colorful egg creations.
Easter Egg Hunt
Why should kids be the only ones to enjoy an egg hunt? If you’re hosting an adult brunch, inspire a sense of care-free fun in your guests by creating an adult-themed egg hunt. Include basic candy in most of the eggs, but revamp the egg hunt by including some bigger prizes as well such as movie tickets, gift cards, or even money!
Celebrating the Spring season helps us cast-off the chilly winter months and fully embrace the possibilities and excitement of the new year. Simply planning an Easter party is enough to help boost your mood. Creating a Spring brunch allows you to catch-up with loved ones and plan for a new season of success. Stretch your creative DIY muscles and begin planning your Easter Brunch today.