Last-Minute Happy Easter Printable


How did Easter creep up so quickly? I can’t believe it’s already here. Our celebrations this year (as with everything this year) are going to be simple. An easter basket filled to the brim with candy that Penelope and Felix have to find. No dresses, no decor, just keeping it simple.

There’s something to be said for that. I love the idea of going all out for celebrations; but when mental health lies in the balance it’s all about simplifying.


In collaboration with Brittany of House that Lars Built, I made a little printable easter banner. The printable is available in three sizes: 2″ wide (above), 10″ wide and 16″ wide. You can use the banners as inserts in candy-filled Easter eggs, as a little banner above Easter baskets or as a decoration at the breakfast table.

Photo by Trisha Zemp

Brittany styles the banner with a mossy basket and paper flowers. To learn more about how to make Easter Awesomeness like this, check out her awesome DIYs here and here.

Want to learn how to do your own calligraphed banners? Take my brush lettering class online right here.

Photo by Trisha Zemp

I ended up using the artwork as a little printable for an activity I co-hosted for the ladies at church. We had a simple devotional about the real meaning of Easter with a little social afterward. The candy-filled Easter eggs were a sweet takeaway. The event was very simple, but just what I needed.

Lately, I’ve been enclosing my Easter eggs with washi tape to make sure they don’t randomly split open. I’ve gathered quite the collection of washi tape over the years (which I’ve now finally organized in a cute dispenser!), so it’s great to put it to good use. My mom and grandma used to tape Easter eggs shut with regular tape which was perhaps a little too effective. The sticky residue of clear tape lingered year after year. The washi tape is a nice solution because it’s easier to remove and doesn’t leave any stickiness behind.

So what will you do with the Easter banner? I’d love to hear/see what you plan on doing with the artwork!

Click the button above to download. If you enjoy the download, make sure that you follow along via feedly, instagram, facebook and/or twitter!

*This tutorial/freebie is free for personal use and should not be distributed/republished without my consent. Altering any files is NOT ALLOWED. If you would like to use this freebie for commercial purposes, please email me. Thanks!
*Tape dispenser provided by We R Memory Keepers.


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  1. Kristin H says:

    We are simplifying this year, too. Mainly because I am so very busy! After 4.5 years here, the word is out and I have been swamped with alterations and design jobs. I need to learn to say no to Church stuff.

    Love this banner! I think I’ll tuck it in my one Easter decoration this year – one of those egg trees.

  2. Alysa says:

    Wow! Saw the crepe paper flowers in IG and thought they were REAL. Such a pretty bouquet and darling banner sign.

  3. sally says:

    I really like the banner but for some reason i cannot download it!?

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  8. Marjorie says:

    The banner is nice, but the link seems have some problem…
    Could you fix it? Thanks a lot!

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    Hello Melissa, this beautiful banner is not working. It is a must have for our tablescape this year! It’s beautiful! I absolutely love it! Is there any way you can fix this? Thank you so much for your time in this manner. Blessings upon blessings to you and yours this Easter weekend.

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  13. Miranda Cunningham says:

    oh was excited this is just what I need. sadly this is an old post and its gone. you should re release this one its classic

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