{Easter Egg Garland & Mantel}

{Easter Egg Garland & Mantel}

Spring is definitely in the air, and we got a nice hint of it this past weekend in Georgia!  With a new season approaching, I’ve been changing a lot of the decor in my house to get us all in a fresh, Springtime mood.  When I saw these cute Easter egg ornaments at Hobby Lobby a few weeks ago, I knew they’d be perfect for an Easter Egg Garland for my Spring Mantel!

Easter Egg Garland

To make

Easter Egg Garland

you’ll need:

Easter Egg Ornaments {found at Hobby Lobby}

jute twine

burlap scraps

supplies

I know there are some other items pictured in the supplies photo, but I ended up not using a few of them.  I’m sure they’ll be used soon!

To get started, I put up the length of jute twine that I needed on my mantel for my garland.  I like to hang the garland high enough that my little, climbing toddler can’t reach it.

hang twine

To attach the jute twine, I tied it around some vases on top of the mantel.  This is typically how I attach any kind of garland I make.

I then began attaching each egg ornament by tying it on with a small piece of jute twine.

prep eggs

tie on

Soon, I had an entire garland full of colorful Easter Eggs.  In between every few eggs, I also tied on a scrap piece of burlap to give the garland some more texture.

Easter Egg Garland @ WTYFGH

I love the pop of color that the eggs add to the mantel {and the fact that it can stay up through the end of the month for Easter}.  To the top of the mantel, I added some bright green and purple floral stems and picks to some tall vases and my twine wrapped bottles.

vases

I also tied on a scrap piece of muslin from my stash.  I’m loving the imperfect-ness of the bows.

vases2

The other side of the mantel holds a tall hurricane vase with our wine cork collection and some yarn wrapped Easter eggs purchased a few years back.

easter mantel

My mantels are typically simple, but that’s what I love about them.  Spring is all about simplicity after all!

How have you decorated for Spring or Easter so far?

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I’ll be linking up at these parties!

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About Meredith Hazel

Meredith is a stay at home mom and has been blogging since 2012. She started Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home as a creative outlet in between nap times for her little one. Wait 'Til Your Father gets home is a combination of crafting tutorials, DIY projects, recipes and, sharing some of life's journey along the way.

Comments

  1. Super cute!

  2. LOVE the garland and the decor!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality! I can’t wait to see what you link up tomorrow evening!

  3. This is so pretty and festive! Makes me itch for spring! Thanks so much for linking up to Monday Funday!

  4. I love the rustic look of this garland!
    So nice to have a a splash of color that isn’t the typical Easter pastel pallet.
    I’ve pinned this one!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Lisa

  5. So cute, Mer! I love the burlap between the eggs! Pinning!

  6. Seriously Egg-cellent! ;)

  7. These is so cute! I love the eggs with burlap-so creative!!

  8. super cute, Mer! I love the glitter eggs with the burlap – just lovely!

  9. So cute…and you have such a beautiful fireplace. I love the stacked stone.

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