How to make beautiful spring centrepieces

Welcome warmer weather into your home with these two spring crafts.

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There’s nothing like welcoming warmer weather into your home with beautiful, colourful centrepieces. We show you how to make two!

Burst of spring centrepiece

Spring Centrepiece Photo, Sian Richards

Cup, plate, Indigo. Bowl, stylist’s own. (Photo, Sian Richards.)

We made the centrepiece above using flowers, succulents and cracked eggshells.

Line a serving dish with green floral foam and add flowers and succulents. Nestle in eggshell halves and build as you go. We used a few branchy stems to add height and visual interest.

DIY tip: We created the centrepiece stand by flipping over a cup, topping it with a plate and adding a shallow bowl. You can use double-sided tape or sticky putty to help hold it all together.

Still life with elegant eggs centrepiece

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Bowl, stylist’s own. (Photo, Sian Richards.)

Paper Napkin Eggs DIY. Photo, Sian Richards

(Photo, Sian Richards.)

For an easy way to decorate undyed eggs, we applied pretty paper napkins with decoupage glue. First, poke bottoms of your eggs with a pin and drain.

Cut out a pattern from your paper napkin that is slightly larger than the size of the egg. Tip: the napkin does not have to cover the whole egg, since the napkin’s edges will blend into the shell.

Using a small paint-brush, apply a thin layer of decoupage glue to the egg.

Gently wrap napkin over the egg, smoothing out the wrinkles as you go.

Reapply decoupage glue over the top of the napkin to hold it in place. Allow to dry.

We used a wide, shallow pottery bowl to display our decorated eggs, instead of the traditional Easter basket. Line the bowl with moss and succulents.