Last-minute Easter styling inspiration in the trend colors of 2016

Easter styling

I know I'm a bit late with this blog post, but I just haven't had the time to decorate my house for Easter. Also, I'm not hosting this year's Easter brunch so didn't really think of creative and new styling ideas. Nevertheless I couldn't keep you, my readers, hanging, so I came up with 3 small styling tips incorporating the trend colors of 2016: DIY marble and gold painted Easter eggs 2 table settings using the Pantone colors of 2016 2 ways to style a chic Easter vignette with just a few … [Read more...]

10x Easter Table setting

easter tablesettings

With Easter just days away I thought it was time to share some inspiration for setting the Easter table. Over the years I have created a lot of tablesettings (see here), but since I'm not home these days and also busy with my home make-over I hardly have time to make any Easter recipes and tables. So I hope you don't mind that instead I selected a few table settings I like from other bloggers. To get Easter recipes, decoration ideas and more table settings inspiration, please revisit my … [Read more...]

5 Spring wreaths for Easter

spring wreath

Wouldn't it be nice to welcome your guests this Easter weekend at the door with a beautiful spring wreath? I love to make my own wreaths with fresh flowers and greens. It's a calming craft project and you get to enjoy the end result each day you come home for at least a few days when nurtured and kept out of the sun. At night I put my wreath in the fridge to conserve it. How to make them? Have a look here (floral) or here (succulent wreath). Which one do you like best?   photo … [Read more...]

6 Easter Brunch Recipes – revisited

souffle pesto

Easter brunch is only a week away. This year I'm not hosting the brunch so I haven't been experimenting with recipes or trying out new things. Nonetheless, I have a range of scrumptious recipes up my sleeve in case I do have to contribute something. Browsing my archives I came up with a top 6 of my favourites. What are you making this Easter brunch? Mini pesto souffles - Get the recipe 2. Spring salad with king prawns, grapefruit and asparagus - Get the recipe 3. Croque Madamme … [Read more...]

Spring recipe: Lavender and white chocolate cake

lavender cake

I have just the perfect recipe for coming Easter! What do you think about a lavender and white chocolate cake? I think lavender should be used more often in cooking because when done right it is so good! You might remember my other recipes like the lemon and lavender chicken, or the lavender syrup. Once you tried it once, and know how to cook with the fragrant flowers, you will start to appreciate it even more.  The cake is not to sweet and is perfect for an afternoon tea or as desert with a … [Read more...]

5 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

DIY-Honeycomb-Easter-Eggs

Each year I try to do something different when decorating for Easter. I haven't really decided yet what colour scheme or theme I will use this year. But since time is ticking away, I'd better get to it. I might go with one of these 5 Easter egg decorating ideas shown below. They are not too difficult and look like fun. Do you need more inspiration? Head over to my special Easter section here, with Easter table settings, recipes, and decoration ideas. Or, have a look at my Easter pinterest … [Read more...]

Easter decorations

Easter centerpiece

With Easter only a few weeks away I start browsing blogs and pinterest for inspiring ideas to decorate my Easter table. I found these lovely ideas of egg shells filled with succulents and flowers. So simple, yet so beautiful and striking. Don't forget to visit the special Easter section on 30s Magazine with all Easter blog posts of the past 3 years conveniently compiled for your perusal. Recipes, table settings and decorations to draw inspiration from only a mouse click away. Coming weeks I … [Read more...]