Eggs-tra Special: Creative Easter Ideas We Love From 12 Party Stylists!

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With all the Easter joy in the air, it’s definitely time to celebrate. That is, to showcase the Easter party ideas and decorations of some of the most creative and inspiring blogs we’ve been following for years now! From printables to table settings to favor packaging to DIY projects, these 12 mini-features are our tribute to the amazing talent behind each of these blogs. You never cease to amaze us all, ladies. Bravo!

1) Kiddie Table at an Easter Brunch, by Chris Nease of Celebrations at Home Celebrations at Home Kiddie Table
Talk about cheerful and chic and kid-friendly all in one! This appealing kids’ table styled by Chris Nease of Celebrations at Home for an Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt had us smitten from the start. Notice how the colors are spring-pretty without being pastels. And that picket-fence centerpiece plus those edible-grass nests with chocolate malted eggs on each guest’s plate—way too cute!

About the Designer: Chris is the ever-tasteful creative director of the Celebrations at Home blog. As a home entertaining expert and party stylist, she shows how to celebrate every occasion with fun and flair; bringing over 15 years of experience to helping hosts pull together parties that are “delicious, beautiful, unique, and fun.”

2) Easter Party on a Budget, by Nancy Pfiefer of A to Zebra Celebrations A to Z Celebrations Easter Party on a Budget
This outdoor party setup is just beaming with the cheeriest ideas, you’d never guess it’s an ‘Easter party on a budget’! Trust the always creative Nancy Pfiefer of A to Zebra Celebrations to have come up with the cleverest ways to make adorable affordable (including that darling topiary).

About the Desginer: Nancy’s talent for decorating parties stems back from her childhood in Mexico when her mom would host the most amazing parties. Her mother would certainly be proud as Nancy shows off her creative talents at party styling and crafting on her blog and Etsy shop.

3) Easter Egg Hunt Printables, by Cristina Riches of Bird’s Party Bird's Party Easter Printables collection and Supplies for Easter Egg Hunt
Coordinated printables always pull a party’s look together. And when they’re as adorable as these Easter Egg Hunt Supplies from sweet-as-can-be Cristina Riches of Bird’s Party, you’ve got a definite winner! You can see this pastel-pretty collection in action right here.

About the Designer: Bird (as Cristina is fondly known in the party styling/blogging world) is a creative mom of two, graphic designer, editor, party lover and lifestyle blogger. After a career in chemical engineering, Bird set up Bird’s Party Blog and subsequently Bird’s Party Shop and Bird’s Party Magazine. And now just hot off the press: her first book, Les Party Printables!

4) Little Chicks Easter DIY Party, by Laura Londergan of Eye Candy Creative Studio Eye Candy Creative Studio DIY Party
In place of the traditional bunny, it’s the cutest baby birdie taking center stage in this delightful Little Chicks Easter DIY Party collection by Laura Londergan of Eye Candy Creative Studio! Want some stationery and cards just perfect for the season, too? Check out Laura’s lovely Think Spring DIY Printable Party Pack (not shown).

About the Designer: Laura started her blog after designing and planning her own wedding in 2010. Since then, she has gone on to wear numerous “hats” as she creates her wide range of graphic designs—from blog design, logo design, postcards, business cards and more to custom party printables. Eye candy indeed!

5) 3D Paint Chip Egg Decor, by Mindy Cone of Get Creative Juice Creative Juice 3D Paint Chip Egg Decor Project
Cute, clever, colorful! We just love this 3D Easter egg decor project using re-purposed paint chips. Especially since party and dessert stylist Mindy Cone shares a great, easy-to-follow tutorial on her fab blog Get Creative Juice.

About the Designer: Mindy is not only the founder of Creative Juice, which she describes as an “overflowing source of inspiration for entertaining your guests and kids with style and creativity” (we totally agree!). She is also an author of 2 wonderful books, Gourmet French Macarons and Party Food for Girls.

6) Vintage Easter Bunny Inspiration, by Pamela Smerker of D&P Celebrations DIY Printable Easter Bunny Collection from D&P Celebrations
If you’d like a vintage air for your Easter party, here’s a set that’s a real charmer! It’s the DIY Printable Easter Bunny Collection from D & P Celebrations’ creative duo Dawn Rumin and Pamela Smerker. It includes cupcake toppers, bunting, and straw flags featuring a quaint rabbit graphic you don’t often see.

About the Designer: Pamela is the design contributor for D & P Celebrations, also having her own site Pamela Smerker Designs and her Paperie Shop on etsy. D & P Celebrations has a Party Decor Shop on etsy as well, plus a spanking new magazine Polka Dot Balloon. Busy, busy, busy!

7) Bunny and Carrot Easter Party Decor, by Keisha Sibert of Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams Easter Bunny and Carrot Party Decorations
Bunnies and carrots are the stars of this whimsical Easter Party Decor set by Keisha Sibert of Cupcake Wishes & Birthday Dreams. Don’t you love how these winsome cutouts can be used to top cupcakes, dress up favor cones, and create Easter centerpieces?

About the Designer: Keisha’s hit decor item, a rainbow-colored yarn pompom cupcake-garland, is just one of the many fun party ideas she has come up with and shared on her blog. Several of these are offered in her Cupcake Wishes Store on etsy, too. Plus, Keisha’s contributions as a tireless and gracious admin of the Party People group on Facebook are very much appreciated!

8) Easter Mailbox Surprises, by Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paper Flowers Easter Mailbox Surprises by Pen N’ Paper Flowers
Such a unique idea for Easter! These adorable wooden mailboxes were actually decorated by Jessica Kirkland of Pen N’ Paper Flowers for her daughters’ bedrooms. But she decided to surprise them with these one Easter—filled with girly gifts, sweets, and a tiny tray of multi-colored eggs.

About the Designer: Jessica is the imaginative talent behind her blog about “All. Things. Creative,” as she puts it. The site covers the areas of Making, Baking, and Photo-taking—each presented with a glimpse into the personal world that inspires her…and ultimately inspires us, too!

9) Polka Dots and Pastels Easter Inspiration, by Kori Clark (formerly Paper and Pigtails) Polka Dots and Pastels Easter by Kori Clark
Daintily decorative would best describe this sweet springtime collection by illustrator Kori Clark. The name alone, Polka Dots and Pastels Easter Printables, says it all. Kori encourages using the different elements in this set in a creative mix-and-match way to suit your particular party!

About the Designer: Armed with a degree in digital arts, Kori launched her blog Paper and Pigtails (now renamed Kori Clark) to share her printable party designs. But this has since expanded to include free downloads, DIYs, real parties, and more. She also loves doing custom illustrations, watercolor, and digital graphics.

10) Easter Mason Jar Treats, by Melissa Chambers of Melissa Creates Easter Mason Jar Treats by Melissa Creates
Amazing what a doily and a bit of lace can do! In this ‘shabby chic-esque’ Easter Mason Jar Treats idea, Melissa Chambers of Melissa Creates (formerly Truly Chic Inspirations) adds these to a simple mason jar filled with sweets. Then, she brings in a little rabbit toy painted gold, and voila! A charming party favor, hostess gift, or centerpiece idea.

About the Designer: Melissa is a self-confessed “dance party enthusiast and coffee addict.” She also happens to be a lover of entertaining, DIY projects, and recipes, as well as party themes that include woodland creatures and vintage floral prints—all of which she shares with her blog readers.

11) Watercolor Easter Eggs, by Susan Bradski of Oh My! Creative Watercolor Easter Eggs by Oh My Creative
We have a soft spot for watercolors, what can we say? So we couldn’t resist these striking Watercolor Easter Eggs by oh-so-creative Susan Bradski of Oh My! Creative. There are ‘crackled,’ ‘speckled,’ and ‘bleeding’ egg techniques in this tutorial, learned by Susan watching her artist-dad at work.

About the Designer: Susan started out in the graphic design business, then eventually put up her own blog as an outlet for her love of making decorations, styling parties, and creating holiday crafts. Today, Oh My! Creative is both her personal blog and a creative community where members can share all aspects of living a creative life.

12) Seersucker and Bow Ties Easter Collection, by Deanna Talwalkar of Mirabelle Creations Seersucker and Bow Ties Easter Collection by Mirabelle Creations
Inspired by Southern spring fashion, this adorable Preppy Seersucker and Bow Ties Easter Collection is a creation of Deanna Talwalkar of Mirabelle Creations. How can you not fall in love with the soft pastel colors, seersucker stripes, and polka dot patterns? Do visit this post for ideas on how to decorate a full party setting using this collection!

About the Designer: A Southern girl born and bred, Deanna ventured into party designing and blogging when she saw the challenge of finding unique, custom party goods and ideas for her own children’s birthdays. So the Mirabelle Creations blog was born! Along with her etsy shop, it is Deanna’s way of helping others celebrate life’s special occasions.

13 Comments

  1. Susan @ Oh My! Creative  /  04/26/2014, 2:46 am Reply

    Thank you for including my Watercolor Eggs! Sorry for my late response…I was traveling! :)

    • Lissa (Bellenza Party Suite)  /  04/28/2014, 12:54 am Reply

      Hi there, Susan! We love anything watercolor…so we just had to include your fabulous projects in this roundup. Cheers!

  2. Nancy Pfeifer  /  04/01/2014, 7:57 am Reply

    How sweet are you? THANK YOU for including me!!! XOXO

  3. Lissa (The Party Suite at Bellenza)  /  04/01/2014, 1:13 am Reply

    Hi Deanna! So glad you like our roundup. Of course, your adorable party collection had to be in there. Have a wonderful week, too!

  4. laura @ eye candy creative studio  /  03/31/2014, 4:45 pm Reply

    thank you thank you thank you so much for including me in this FAB round-up of crazy talented ladies! You are the sweetest & I just adore you! xoxo

    • Lissa (The Party Suite at Bellenza)  /  04/01/2014, 1:18 am Reply

      Hello there, Laura! You’ve always been so generous with your ideas and talent on your blog, it was a delight for us to feature your Easter collections. Have a fabulous spring season!

  5. mindy  /  03/31/2014, 4:14 pm Reply

    Thank you for including me in this round up!!!! xoxo

  6. Melissa  /  03/31/2014, 3:31 pm Reply

    Thanks so much for the feature! xoxo

    • Lissa (The Party Suite at Bellenza)  /  04/01/2014, 1:14 am Reply

      Oh, it is more than our pleasure, Melissa! You’ve always been so sweet and supportive of Bellenza all these years. Have a fabulous spring!

  7. Deanna  /  03/31/2014, 2:08 pm Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing, Lissa! I’m so honored that you chose to include our Seersucker & Bow Ties Easter Party along with all these other fabulous Easter ideas by a group of such talented ladies! Happy Monday!

    • Lissa (Bellenza Party Suite)  /  04/28/2014, 12:53 am Reply

      Thank YOU, Deanna! It was our pleasure to feature your Seersucker and Bowtie theme — so adorable!

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