Easter table decor: 10 stylish SS21 buys for Easter dining

Get Easter ready with Livingetc's edit of the Easter table decor you need in 2021. For Easter breakfast, Easter lunch or Easter dinner...

Easter table decor: White Cotton Tablecloth
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If you are already looking ahead to Easter and your Easter table decorations, then we are here to help you shop for these items online this year. Easter 2021 is going to look a little different, with the rules being that you can celebrate inside with your household or outside in your garden along with another household. Whichever way you are planning to celebrate in 2021 – indoors or al fresco – it's important to ensure your table looks the part. Because why plan a grand feast if you are yet to nail your Easter table decor? It's arguably just as important.

From subtle Easter-themed napkins to rattan napkin rings to set the table in style, egg decorations and even an artificial grass table runner, here's everything we are buying for our Easter tables in 2021. Handpicked by our Shopping Editor, you'll want to buy these items quick before they sell out – soon everyone else will get the same cracking idea.

If you are celebrating outside and you are thinking of doing so with help from a BBQ but need a new one, then see our best BBQs guide for top recommendations.

Easter table decor – 10 top buys for SS21

1. Napkin rings – take your pick from these two for your Easter table

Easter table decor: 2-pack rattan napkin rings on table with cutlery and dinnerware

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Whether you already have some linen napkins you use frequently and wash, or you will be buying Easter-themed napkins in 2021, you'd better buy some rings to display them on your table in style. You'll find two options below – one of which is Easter-related with carrots as the holder, and the other could be used year-round as they are made from rattan.

John Lewis & Partners Easter Carrot Napkin Rings

John Lewis & Partners Easter Carrot Napkin Rings | £12 for a set of four at John Lewis & Partners
These napkin rings are very sweet, with a unique carrot design. They are made from jute with a wire ring for stability. Buy them this year and use them again next Easter, and the one after...


2-pack rattan napkin rings

2-pack rattan napkin rings | £4.99 for a set of two at H&M Home
These boho napkin rings are perfect if you are going for a natural Easter table. We're just imagining some lovely linen napkins inside them...

2. A table runner – this one is made from artificial grass to bring the outdoors in

Take things to a whole other level with help from this unique table runner from John Lewis. Boasting a faux grass look, use it to bring the outside this Easter Sunday. Pop it atop your tablecloth and accessorize it with eggs and faux flowers to make a statement. You can use this runner for your serving plates to sit on, to protect your table, too.

Talking Tables Grass Table Runner

Talking Tables Grass Table Runner | £18 at John Lewis
Measuring 1.5-metres in length and 40cm wide, this runner can be used in the spring and summer, for parties in the garden or indoors – it can instantly update your table.

3. What about some new placemats? These jute ones are perfect for your Easter table

Easter table decor: Djutt Jute Placemats, by V. Barkowski

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These neutral placemats would make a lovely addition to an Easter table. They're plain so as not to distract eyes from the rest of your table decor, yet they will be sure to add texture – for Easter or any other occasion. 

Djutt Jute Placemats, by V. Barkowski

Djutt Jute Placemats, by V. Barkowski | £28 for four at La Redoute
These large placemats measure 39cm and are made from jute. You can wash them after use if need be.

4. Invest in some new glassware – these gold foiled ones are beautiful

Easter table decor: Fiorella Highball Glass

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This glassware from Anthropologie is an easy buy to bring spring straight to your table. These decorative glasses feature a gold embellished floral design, and they come in different shapes and sizes. From highball glasses to flutes and a stemless glass. Talk about make a statement...

Fiorella Highball Glass

Fiorella Highball Glass | £14 at Anthropologie
Make your Easter table sparkle with these ornate glasses. They are hand wash only and made from crystalline glass.

5. You'll need some serving bowls and plates for your Easter table, too...

For your roast potatoes, your salad or whatever else you have for Easter dinner, you will definitely need some new fitting serveware. Stick to the outdoors theme with this collection from John Lewis – it's decorative and unique. That and you can buy matching everything, from side plates to dinner plates and serving platters.

Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Serving Bowl

Bordallo Pinheiro Cabbage Serving Bowl | £35 at John Lewis & Partners
We love the look of this serving bowl from John Lewis. It's made of earthenware, in Portugal, using traditional ceramic-manufacturing techniques. It's microwave-safe and dishwasher-safe, too.

6. Buy a new jug for your Easter table of dreams and serve water (or wine) in style

Easter table decor: Qualimna Glass Water Carafe with Braiding

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This lovely jug featured braiding at the bottom to make it easier to grip – and stylish to display on your table. Use it for water or wine, indoors or out. A simple addition that can make a huge difference. It's much better than having a bottle of water, or wine, on the table, that's for sure...

Qualimna Glass Water Carafe with Braiding

Qualimna Glass Water Carafe with Braiding | £20 at La Redoute
This sizeable carafe won't just be used on your Easter table – usee it for al fresco dining come summertime, for your Pimms.

7. Invest in a new tablecloth – this white linen one is perfect

White Cotton Tablecloth

(Image credit: The White Company)

Go all out on splurge on a lovely new tablecloth – The White Company's offerings are high-quality and they'll last for years to come. Opting for a white tablecloth means you can go fancier on your table decor, without looking too much. Also, we know that a white tablecloth can make any room look lighter with ease, too. You could even use it in the garden, too.

White Cotton Tablecloth

White Cotton Tablecloth | £45 at The White Company
This tablecloth is made from high-quality pure cotton and it measures 140cm wide by 230cm in length. It's also machine washable, and there are matching linen napkins available to buy, too.

8. Buy some Easter-themed napkins – these ones from H&M are lovely (and subtle)

We try to stray away from anything that screams Easter and is brightly coloured, so when we spotted these napkins we were pleasantly surprised. They are from H&M home and they come in a pack of 20 and they feature a print motif of a pastel blue and yellow wreath, and read the words 'Happy Easter'.

20-pack paper napkins

20-pack paper napkins | £1.99 at H&M Home
These Easter napkins are made entirely of paper and the kids will love them. 

9. What about some pastel-coloured eggs to decorate your table with?

Easter table decor: Set of 12 Mini Easter Egg Decorations

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These Easter eggs aren't the ones you'd find on a hunt in the garden, they are more the type that you display on a table or mantlepiece. Or, on your Easter tree since they come with string for hanging. We think they'd look best either placed on plates or sprinkled over a table, and you can reuse them every year.

Set of 12 Mini Easter Egg Decorations

Set of 12 Mini Easter Egg Decorations | £5 at Anthropologie
Each pack includes 12 decorative eggs that are made of plastic and painted in pastel colours and speckled to look life-like. They come with hanging strings so you can pop them on an Easter tree, but we think they would look lovely dotted around your Easter table, instead.

10. A faux floral garland – for laying in the centre of your table to add colour

If you are going for a simple look on your Easter table this year, then buy a faux garland to pop straight down the middle of your long table. Then, you can accessorise until your heart is content with lovely napkin holders and candles. Style the garland around your glassware for a dramatic effect. You can also use this garland again – for summer parties or decorating your home for spring.

John Lewis & Partners Meadow Garland

John Lewis & Partners Meadow Garland | £30 at John Lewis
This lovely garland is wrapped with flowers and foliage to enhance your Easter table – or you could pop it on a mantelpiece. It measures 120cm long.

Annie Collyer
Annie Collyer

Annie is the UK Shopping Editor at Livingetc, with the majority of her time spent advising you on what to buy for your home – whatever the season, or the latest trend. Whether that be a design classic floor lamp for your cinema room, a comfortable new chair for your home office, or a high-quality exercise bike for your home gym. She's also our fitness guru, with hands-on experience with some of the best home gym equipment around. Otherwise, you can find her forever painting the walls and reorganising the furniture inside her modern London flat, or going on long walks with her pug.