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Easter Place Setting

Parental Arts

Easter Crafts With Darcy Miller

Easter is just around the corner, and while the guest list may be limited to immediate family, the table need not be lackluster. Here—the doyenne of DIY, author, editor, illustrator and founder of the eponymous Darcy Miller Designs—offers a few of her favorite crafts to engage your kids and keep things festive.

Easter flower arrangement

Fabulous Flowers

Thanks to Darcy's beautiful flower template, your kids can create a beautiful garden without even stepping outside. Use the paper blooms to dress up your table, decorate a gift or create flower arrangements that never wilt.

bunny cupcakes with green icing

"Hoppy Spring" Bunny Cupcakes

A little green food coloring and construction paper goes a long way on these adorable Easter cupcakes. Use them to complete the perfect table or to simply occupy the cupcake and bunny-loving littles.

Easter table setting with flower napkin ring

Paper Flower Napkin Rings

Enlist the kids to color magnolias, daffodils, pansies and peonies using a simple template you can print at home. Secure them to a crisp white napkin and voila!

Bunny balloons

Bunny Balloons

These little bunny balloons are adorable and easy to make. Darcy provides a simple template for the ears and nose and a Sharpie takes care of the rest.

grazing board with vegetables

Build Your Own Grazing Board

Balance out the Easter candy with this irresistible grazing board. Start with a basic wooden board, load it up with healthy snacks, add a few dips, arrange it all beautifully and spruce it up with unexpected local ingredients. Don't forget to finish it with a few flowers and greenery!