Easter and eggs go hand-in-hand. Each year, we dip, dye and hunt them with childlike glee. But this Spring, eggs are breaking with tradition and leaving their one-day glory story behind. Inspired by the organic shape of this simple orb, designers are whipping up an impressive range of furnishings that elevate the lowly egg to high style status. Here are 12 exquisite egg designs that’ll give your home egg-quisite style for Easter and beyond.
The natural beauty of eggs and wood combine in the Black Toast egg holder by Brit Emma Bridgewater. $61.95
In playful patterns of zigzags and polka dots, Easter Egg Petits Fours are bite-sized confection dreams come true. So pretty, So good (vanilla with raspberry filling, lemon and vanilla fillings; and chocolate with chocolate filling)–I’d serve them year-round. One dozen/$34.95.
With its elegant silverplate design and royal pedigree, the Bee egg cup will create a buzz. And profits from its sale are donated to the Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation which supports a wide range of causes and projects around the world. £34.95 (about $50.41).
In John Derian’s New York studio, artisans create the Egg Charm paperweight with antique/vintage prints and handblown glass. $46.
Add vintage graphic punch with the Egg Script runner. $89.00.
The new MiniMax Big Green Egg smoker is sized right for camping, poolside and tailgating. Its ceramic interior and stainless steel cooking grid delivers the legend of the Big Green Egg in a compact way. $599.99.
Hand-carved in Italy exclusively for Sur la Table, the Olive wood egg cup adds a touch of rustic charm; and because of the natural variation in the grain, no two cups are exactly alike. $9.95.
Crafted of blown soda-lime glass, the 8″ Lit Ivory Mosaic Egg features hand-applied mosaic tiles that add subtle texture. Illuminate this egg with string lights or a flameless candle. $19.50.
Nestled in this Apothecary jar are exquisite French-milled robin’s egg guest soaps made with soothing chamomile, meadow-sweet extract and exfoliating speckles of oatmeal and wheat bran. Made in the USA, the half-dozen soaps are also the size of real robin’s eggs. $28.
The Reed Warble Nest wall art features a speckled egg and an intricately detailed nest. $129.
Add delicate texture and color with the Phoebe egg platter, a vintage-inspire pressed glass egg plate in a trendy shade of aqua. $22.95.
Crafted of gold leafed ceramic, the Gilded Egg bud vase transforms even the most simple stem into a thing of beauty. $16.