7 Table Setting Ideas for Autumn & Easter

Made plans to entertain this Easter holiday or treat your guests to an Autumn feast? Does your planning tend to look like this?


Guest list- tick

Menu – tick

Table setting – arghhhh

Hands up if you feel creatively incapable or tend to find yourself setting the table just minutes before your guests arrive? Don’t fret, you’re not alone. Decorating the table is often the last thing we think about but putting some extra time & effort towards your meal setting will add to the overall ambience & make a lasting impression.

Here are 7 beautiful Easter and Autumnal table setting ideas to help make your next dinner party the most memorable yet.


7 Easter & Autumn Table Decoration Ideas


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Floating Autumn Apples Centrepiece – Simply cut out a small circle at the top of each apple and drop in a tea light. We suggest filling a shallow vase, pot or urn with water, gently placing the apples in and light once they are floating. Learn more here.





Easter Egg Nests – Have one single pop of colour, either the eggs or napkins. Keep the paper nest earthy/natural looking. Find out how to create this look here.



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DIY Easter candles – A DIY candle project to release your creative juices. Alternatively you could just drop in tea light candles. Learn how to make your own candles here.



Autumn Table Setting


Autumn Fruit & Flowers Bouquet – A gorgeous centrepiece made with natural, earthy pieces of seasonal produce, floral and fabric which celebrate Autumn. See more ideas here.



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Golden Autumn –  Spray paint Autumn vegetables gold like pumpkins or squash. You could even spray paint large Autumn leaves & scribble your guests name in black on the leaf. Here are some other creatives ways to use Autumn produce.





Moss Cups – Head to your local nursery for some lush green moss. A simple but striking idea. See here



Egg Cup Flower Vase

Egg Flower Vases  – A pretty pastel touch for Easter. Turn to your local florist or nursery for colour inspiration. Learn how to create these floral vases here



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  • Wow, great ideas! Love that egg candle concept!

    Julie & Alesah
    Gourmet Getaways xx

    April 7, 2015 at 3:35 pm
  • Gorgeous ideas! I love the egg candles and spray painted veges 🙂

    May 5, 2015 at 4:52 pm

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