Spring table decorations

Butterflies for the breakfast table

These bright, delicate butterflies will bring an early breath of fresh spring air to your table. Your guests will be amazed to find these bright yellow beauties adorning not only place mats, but also vases, candle holders and even a tray. With our spring home decor theme, this prettily-laid table is also sure to bring a smile to your mum’s face on Mother’s Day!

edding textile markers and textile pens are invaluable tools for decorating these fabric placemats and vase covers, and even if you're a beginner you can draw the delicate designs with successful results by using our template. When the design is finished, the fabric can be ironed to fix, so it can withstand wash cycles of up to 60°C. edding matt paint markers are also perfect for drawing on the terracotta candle holders and the wooden tray, because the ink is completely opaque and ideal for all rough and porous surfaces.

Living room
Paint markers
Textile markers and pens
A bit more challenging
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Products and materials

Other materials

  • Place mats in light-coloured fabric (e.g. cotton or linen)
  • Glass vases with light-coloured fabric covers in cotton or linen
  • Cardboard to insert between the layers of material so the ink won’t bleed through
  • Butterfly template (optional)
  • An iron
  • Tall, narrow terracotta pots
  • Wooden tray, wooden butterfly decorations
  • Paper, pencil
  • Moss, yellow candles and hyacinths

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