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Try an Easy Elegant Easter Tablescape with Everyday Dishes

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Create a beautiful-elegant Easter tablescape with everyday dishes and table setting tips. No need to stress over the holidays!

I love to entertain for the holidays but it can be a pain to get the step stool to reach my good dishes and the thought of trying to arrange a beautiful flower centerpiece makes me cringe. I always mess it up! Follow these easy tips to get a beautiful Easter table without the hassle of fine china and a trip to the florist.

How to Create an Elegant Easter Tablescape with Everyday Dishes

Some years I love to go all out for the holidays with my grandmother’s fine china and crystal, formal table cloths and napkins, and grand centerpieces especially when we are entertaining most of the extended family.

But for the years that it is just our immediate family, we are settling into a new house, or simply want a stress-free meal; I enjoy creating a casual but elegant option.

An elegant Easter tablescapes that is casual with every day dishes on a romeo rega style glass table with wood and boho fabric chairs.  A cute Easter basket with pom poms, a white bunny, and colorful flowers is the centerpiece.   Cherry blossoms and greenery hang on a gold and white chandelier.
An Elegant Easter Tablescape with Everyday Dishes
Very Global Easter 2020
A Very Global Easter

Welcome to A Very Global Easter series Day Five where Casa Watkins Living and I are sharing seven days of globally inspired decorating tips, DIYs, and printables. Stephanie and I host two “A Very Global” holiday series together a year, Easter and Christmas, and they are really when our creative sides shine with unique ideas.

Scroll down to the end to see Stephanie’s global decorated kitchen shelves for Spring.

A cute Spring tablescape with every day dishes, lace table runner, mini DIY egg baskets at each setting and a neutral basket with white pom poms and white bunny for a centerpiece.
Eclectic-Colorful Easter Table

Steps for an effortless chic Easter table.

Just a few thoughtful items can turn an everyday tablescape into a special place for an Easter or spring meal. Throw out the rules of formal table settings and mix and match with what you use every day.

  • First, layer a couple of table textiles by using a combination of table runners, placemats, and table cloths. I layered a smaller runner over an IKEA curtain panel to cover most of the table. Light blankets, scarves, and throws all work great for table textiles as well.
Easy steps for putting an elegant and causal Easter table place settings together showing every day dishes with crystal glasses, layered global textiles, and an Easter basket centerpiece.
Easter Table Setting Ideas
  • Mix your everyday dishes so that you have a dinner plate and bowl, salad or dessert plate, or any combination of the above. The easiest way to add interest and style is with layers! Mix and match styles for an eclectic global aesthetic. A solid plate with a patterned one, china with a bamboo plate, an everyday dish with crystal. It all works! Try a patterned printed napkin layered on top to add interest if using white dish ware.
  • Polish off each table setting with a Spring or Easter embellishment. I create mini Easter baskets with Japanese sake cups but a floral stem from the yard or decorated Easter egg would be a lovely topper too.
Table settings with danube china, bamboo salad plates, and mini easter baskets made with small dishes.  Wood midcentury modern chairs with a glass table top.
Easter Table Settings with Everyday Dishes
  • Create a centerpiece with an Easter basket full of beautiful eggs and a larger decorative item like a rabbit or pillar candle. Shop your house for no-fuss seasonal decor. A cake plate with seasonal items on top is another great option! Want another idea? Try putting easter grass and/or eggs on top of the soil of a house plant for a stress-free centerpiece. A pretty storage bin, container, empty planter, or tray are also good pieces to display Easter grass and eggs in.
A simple but pretty Easter centerpiece with a boho basket, large white ceramic bunny, and easter grass with flowers and eggs.
Easter Bunny in Basket Centerpiece
  • Summon a Midsummer’s Night Dream whimsical aura and layer a few faux floral and green stems across your chandelier. Little details like this help create an overall sensational space! Recycle an old wreath or garland or grab a few new stems from the craft or dollar store.
A beautiful gold chandelier with white shades is decorated with cherry blossoms and greenery for Spring.  An easter table centerpiece with a basket and bunny create a lovely but causal tablescape wtih every day dishes.
Spring Garland on Chandelier
  • Add a couple of throw pillows to your dining chairs for more interest and comfort without much effort. Don’t be afraid to use bold colors against a neutral backdrop for an extra pop. Borrow them from the sofa or bedrooms if you don’t have extras stored away.
A view of a dining area between the living room and kitchen decorated for Easter with boho and global textiles, a fringed loveseat, MCM dining chairs, and romeo rega dining table.
Open Layout Decorated for Easter

I love how elegant yet casual this year’s Easter tablescape feels. There are nice details and plenty of room for Easter supper.

Elegant easter tablescape ideas showing a beautiful gold chandelier decorated with cherry blossoms and minimal green garland and a Spring tablescape with a basket and bunny in the center.
Easter Table with Boho Fabrics

Our dining space is between the kitchen and living room in an open concept single-story ranch home that we recently purchased. As I decorate the table I want it to be cohesive with the rest of the colorful and eclectic house.

A view of the dining area looking into the living room with an Easter tablescape in eclectic global style and german smear fireplace with a green velvet sofa.
Dining-Living Room Decorated for Easter

My decorating style never lacks color and interest even though I try to keep my maximalist impulses on the simpler side. And it also helps that the kitchen is nice and bright with white cabinets although I do plan on painting them down the road!

A nice view of a small dining area with a fringed upholstered loveseat, glass romeo rega table with chrome half moon base, MCM dining chairs and boho fabric and an Easter tablescape with spring garland on the chandelier.
Lots of Colors and Layers for Easter

Join me on Instagram for behind-the-scenes, DIYs, decorating tips, room tours, and home inspiration. I’ll see you over there!

A view of an Elegant easter tablescape looking into a kitchen with white cabinets and light granite counters. Purple irises from the garden on in a crystal cut vase with art leaning on the counters.
Bright and Sunny Easter Table

With the china safe on the cabinet upper shelves, I still have a beautiful table for Easter. Do you have any tips to share to make seasonal decorating less of a hassle? Leave me a comment and let’s chat!

Make sure to visit Stephanie’s Colorful Spring Kitchen Shelves. Her kitchen makeover is one of my favorites!! And if you have little ones running around this Easter, here is a fun story and video on how to set a kid’s easter table.

Colorful Spring Kitchen Shelf Styling from Casa Watkins Living.
Casa Watkins Living Easter Kitchen

Looking for more Spring and Easter decorating ideas? Check out A Guide to Spring and Holidays and find printables for Spring cleaning and decorating, lots of Easter DIYs and ideas, and more seasonal goodies.

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  1. I had to smile when I saw your everyday plates! My mom had a set of dishes just like them. They were our everyday dishes 45 years ago! Are they still in production or are yours vintage?

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