Easter Link Party Highlights

By Kate Riley April 14, 2011

Thanks so much to the 200+ participants in the Easter Ideas Link Party from earlier this week.  Wow, you all just inspire me with your creativity time and again!  What a fantastic collection of ideas for Easter mantels, crafts and tablescapes.  I’m just amazed!  Here are a few highlights from the par-tay.

Craft a vintage spoon egg holder with Cathe from Just Something I Made.

spoon egg holder just something i made


Create beautiful book page eggs with Dear Lillie.

bookpage eggs dear lillie


Fold a colorful paper lily with Andrea of Charcoal & Crayons.

fold a paper lily


What are pysanky eggs?  Visit Grace at Sense & Simplicity to find out!

pysanky eggs


Craft paper peonies with Craftberry Bush, so lovely. 

paper peony


And have you noticed how apricot and coral are making a huge comeback?  I’m sure we will be seeing more of those hues this summer season.  

Forget the shell and create a crackled pattern directly on the eggs themselves with Blue Eyed Yonder.

cracked eggs  blue eyed yonder


I love the asymmetry and suspended textured eggs on this mantel by Andrea at Life Love Larson.

eggs livelifelarson


Who says Easter is all about pastels?  Natural colors appear in this garland strung by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs.

egg garland life in suburbs


Create Easter egg crayons with Henry Happened, how clever !

easter egg crayons henry happened


Very sweet DIY bunnies made from plywood and a jig saw with Wood & Wine Club.  One question, where do I sign up?

diy easter bunnies


I’m quite tempted to bite this chocolate egg wreath by Jessica of the Adventures of Nick and Jessica.

chocolate egg wreath


Build a few PB inspired wood caddys that will last beyond Easter with Jaime from That’s My Letter, love these! 

wood easter caddys


I’m dying over this cupcake jewelry: spun sugar nests by Yummy Mummy.

spun sugar nests


Finally, don’t miss Lisa from Condo Blues tips on two natural ways to dye eggs

Thanks to everyone for your inspiring links, there are over 200 to browsepaint fwf label

The next Fair Weather Forum is on Monday April 25th, and it’s about any and all things related to paint.  Be sure to bring your painted creation, tips or tutorials on that day!




  1. I almost fell out of my chair… thank you so much for featuring my crayons!

    I am totally loving all your great ideas & just joined your Goodwill Stash Club via this post:
    Friday Favorites

    Haha – have a great weekend!


  2. WOW! Looks like I have some reading to do. These are FANTASTIC. I love coming here for inspiration. It gets me all fired up to beautify my home…my house and I definitely need it.


  3. Thanks for featuring my pysanky eggs Kate. I’m flattered. I didn’t think they were so rare, but I have to say I haven’t seen many pysanky eggs around blogland. Thanks again – always a nice way to start the weekend.

  4. Wow, thank you so much!! We were so excited to see your post. Love all the projects you featured, and can’t wait to try them. Hope you get a chance to stop back and see the bunny house. Thanks!!

  5. Loved the post about Stephen Saint-Onge’s No Place Like Home! I struggle with picturing what my rooms “could look like. Especially my family room! The tear out pictures from magazines is a fun, doable idea. I can certainly copy-cat! Love your ideas!

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