Sure, Valentine's Day dinner is more traditional. But who cares about tradition when breakfast looks this good? Surprise your loved one by waking up a little earlier than normal and whipping up one of these delicious brekkies. Don't forget the coffee or tea of their choice, and of course, bonus points for drawing an adorable face on their boiled egg...
How to throw a chic Easter shindig? Keep it down, man. The colour, the foil, the rabbit references – all of it. You only need one ingredient for a successful Easter table… eggs. Run-of-the-mill, pick-them-up-at-the-grocer eggs. They’re natural, they’re classy, they so clearly shout Easter in all their yolky glory. So once you’ve got a dozen or two in hand, here are 14 ways to instantly Easter-ify your table, minimal effort required.
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Crossword eggs. For: nerdy types. You know, the same people you gave that Sudoku toilet paper to for Christmas.
Succulent-filled eggs. For: those with green thumbs.
Typography eggs. For: leaving sweet messages for your guests.
Rope-wrapped eggs. For: minimalist types. Bonus points for practicality – these suckers won’t roll off the table.
Ombre eggs. For: those who want an egg-based centrepiece that will be Instagrammed until the cows come home.
Plain old chicken eggs. For: when you’re feeling really, really lazy. Pop in some quirkier quail or spatchcock eggs for added interest.
Simple Sharpie-patterned eggs. For: anyone with a dominant hand and a black permanent marker.
Watercolour eggs. For: when you want to inject some punchy colour into your Easter table.
Pale-patterned eggs. For: those who have time to get to Officeworks and pick up one of those elusive white-paint pens.
Washi tape eggs. For: those who have zero creative skills and want to rely on built-in patterns. Winner.
Hand-carved eggs. For: naught but the most patient and skilled artisans in the world.
Moustachio men eggs. For: those who own a hot glue gun and aren’t afraid to use it.
Flower-wrapped eggs. For people with flower beds (ahem, or neighbours with flower beds) from which to forage.