How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Hey Lauren Conrad fans and DIY party enthusiasts! It’s Kristi from SaucyPants here with another party spread to get you inspired for your Easter celebration…

Easter has always been a holiday where family and friends gather together to share and give thanks for new life.  With spring right around the corner, what better way to celebrate then with the pastel colors you can find in your garden?  Plus, I’m pretty sure this color scheme will go perfectly with the excessive amount of Starburst Jellybeans I plan to eat

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

I chose to design a Vintage Easter Brunch and Dessert buffet because in my family we like to gather early and spend the entire day together. Since that ‘shabby chic’ vintage look paired so well with the party’s pastel colors, I began with the table décor and couldn’t help but continue the look to a dessert table.

To go with the vintage look, we decided to do something crazy and take some photos using a film camera! How fun! They have such an “Instragram” look… I love it!

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Dining Room Table

I am all about finding multiple uses for things in my house.  This time, that white sheet in my linen closet found its debut as a tablecloth.  Over the white sheet I used ivory tulle as an overlay.

I made place settings out of Kraft packaging paper, which you can get at most office supplies stores or on Amazon, and a strip of this lace, available by the spool at craft stores or on Amazon.

The plates and serving dishes I used were my grandmothers, but the glasses were treasures found at Goodwill! Goodwill would be a great place to look for Mason jar flower vases, or other vintage pieces without a hefty price attached.

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

To create the ultimate centerpiece (which I also used for the Dessert Buffet), I stacked two candleholders topped with a vintage bowl and filled it with these pastel pom poms.  I also filled an apothecary jar with pastel colored potpourri.  I think Easter eggs could look really cute in there as well!

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Using the SaucyPants’ Vintage Easter Party Printable Collection to showcase the food items, our brunch menu consisted of coffee cake, muffins, fruit, and individual continental casseroles.  Here is our family recipe for Continental Casserole, which you can serve individually or family style!

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Continental Casserole

A scrumptious egg dish! Great for brunch, especially an Easter brunch!

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups unseasoned croutons
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.  Using croutons, cover the bottom of a 2 qt. greased glass casserole dish or individual quiche dishes. Pour cheese over croutons. Mix the remaining ingredients and pour over croutons and cheese. Bake uncovered at 325 degrees F for 45 minutes or until set. Let it sit a few minutes before serving. Slices of bacon or crumbled bacon can be sprinkled on top.

Serves 8

Dessert Buffet Table

Similar to the dining room table, I found a white quilt from Target and doubled it as the tablecloth. The different textures are my favorite part of the table.

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

I took a few vintage frames from rooms in my house and in them I put Easter prints.  Frames are great for decorating because it’s incredibly easy to swap out photos.

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Utilizing our Vintage Easter Party Printable Collection, I paired the pastel colored printables with artsy and colorful desserts.  I chose macarons using a healthier organic recipe, white chocolate raspberry popcorn (a popcorn bar is a healthier alternative), a healthier fresh coconut cake, and an assortment of skinny cupcakes with pastel frosting.  The popcorn and macarons were put into apothecary jars, while a white serving tray was used for the cupcakes.  In my opinion, some drinks can double as dessert so I included a serving tray of organic strawberry lemonade to wash down all the goodies.

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

How to Host: A Vintage Inspired Easter Brunch

Easter Party Printables

To throw your very own Vintage Easter Brunch, download our party printable collection from the SaucyPants Shop or our Etsy Shop. Note that in the SaucyPants shop, the collection is an INSTANT DOWNLOAD!  We are offering 50% off to Lauren Conrad lovelies from now until Easter. Use code LCEASTER50 in the shops at checkout!

Easter Party Printables

And there you have it.  An Easter brunch everyone can enjoy!

What are your plans for this upcoming holiday? If you don’t celebrate Easter, what’s your favorite time to get together with your family during the spring?

xoxo
Kristi
SaucyPants

Credits:Party Styling: SaucyPants, Party Printables: SaucyPants Shop, Photography: SaucyPants + GuruAmrit Khalsa Photography
Categories: Celebrate, Dine
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