Happy Holy Week part 2! As you saw on Monday, I treasure this week and all that it brings leading up to Sunday. As Sunday best outfits come together and eggs are being filled to the brim with goodies, it’s time to let us not forget about the Easter table!
Setting a table is one of my most favorite things to do in terms of entertaining. A beautifully set table does so much – a place to showcase the menu, a space to set the tone of the meal, details that charm and feel elegant, and ultimately it’s a beautiful way to bring all of your guests together and transform everyday dining into a true elevated celebration.
A holiday like Easter has so many endless possibilities in terms of decor – pastels, eggs, bunnies, lilies… all of the things that you typically think about with Easter. However, sometimes I feel like I crave simplicity through all of that. Because I’m downright obsessed with blue and white (this we all know), it has become a ‘neutral palette’ in my book. So when I want things to feel simple but still polished and put together, I reach for my ‘staples’. I love the way blue and white still feels very much like spring (clean, fresh, light, airy) and also allows for a focus to be placed on the beauty of the menu and ultimately – the holiday we’re celebrating. It also allows for a few pops of pastels, if desired (as seen here with some classic mini Cadbury eggs – yum!). So with that, here’s what I’ve come up with for some Easter tablescape inspiration!
I can’t stop staring at the floral arrangement (you can’t go wrong with hydrangeas and white mums!) and just how many little details (dots on the chargers and votives, textures on the table linens meshing) there are amidst the classic pieces. I can totally admit – I just can’t get enough of the way it turned out!
To close… would you like some silly honest truth? I’m not hosting Easter. Yes, I did stage this table just to take photos. Welcome to the world of blogging! Though I’ve dreamed of hosting a 12 person dinner party since I was a small child (perfectly normal dream, right?), I’ll have to patiently wait until we can hopefully have a home someday. But for now, I can’t get enough of staging, decorating, and hosting small gatherings in our little (but very big for the SF Bay Area!) one bedroom apartment. And also, we were so fortunate to receive most of what you see here as incredibly generous gifts for our wedding. If you are interested, I’ve linked the items that are available for purchase below. Just giving some context behind pretty pictures, y’all!
I hope this inspiration has brightened your own ideas of how you’ll host and set up your own tables this Easter! And if you’re attending as a guest, it never hurts to take an extra moment to admire what your host has put together and show your appreciation and gratitude! 🙂