For me, Easter is an ideal holiday. More informal, with expectations that are not as high as for Christmas. That is why I really enjoy inviting friends and family at this time for a beautifully set table and delicious food. I have not quite decided what we are going to eat. For Easter decorations, I make it easy on myself. Eggs painted in ombré colours look stylish, and they are really a snap to do. You make different paint baths with increasing amounts of colour. Prefer a marbled effect? Make it modern in ink-blue shades. I find flowering branches combined with cut flowers beautiful, but you will never go wrong with fun decorations hung on them either. Not much time? Then make your napkin – in the same shade as the table cloth – into a nest and place an egg in it. Flowers on the table? Buttercups! Cheerful spring blossoms are a must on every Spring table.
While I write this post – recipe for pasta salad – I am on my balcony enjoying the first Spring sunshine. Terrific! Those first warm rays of sun mean that you almost immediately wake from your winter sleep and look forward to summer with fresh new energy.