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Celebrate The Spring Equinox

The Spring Equinox is happening on March 20th. What’s that? Well, I don’t know exactly. It’s something about the alignment of Earth’s equator in proximity to the sun, which basically indicates the day when we mark the end of winter and the arrival of spring at last. Hooray!

I love the symbolism of transitioning out of seasons and the earth waking up to warmer days, and the return of greenery and new life. It’s so refreshing! I’ve put together a few ideas to help you mark the occasion should you feel so inclined.

Welcome Spring, we’re so glad you’re here!

 

  • Decorate Some Eggs 1 of 7
    decorate eggs

    Typically this is done at Easter, but I see no reason as to why we can't start sooner! Eggs are so symbolic (new life, rebirth, etc.) and decorating them is a fun way to get your kids involved and excited about about the change in seasons. 

    Inspiration via Free People

  • Flower Crown 2 of 7
    flower crown

    The Spring Equinox is technically a pagan celebration, so why not embrace your inner priestess by making your very own flower crown for the occasion. I can think of nothing lovelier! 

     

    DIY crown instructions here from TLY Design

  • Planting Seeds 3 of 7
    egg crate garden

    Create a little egg crate garden with this clever setup. What a fun way to get kids involved in celebration of the occasion.

     

    Details here from Free People

  • Wear Something Colorful 4 of 7
    wear something bright and colorful

    This one's a no brainer. By the time spring finally rolls around I'm dying to get out of my neutrals in favor of something a bit more lively. What a fabulous way to welcome spring! 

     

    Inspiration via Free People

  • Watch The Sunrise 5 of 7
    sunrise

    This one is only for those who are truly dedicated. But I can say with certainty, every time I have risen early to catch the sunrise, I have never been disappointed. 

     

    Inspiration via Free People

  • Have A Spring Picnic 6 of 7
    spring picnic

    But only if the weather allows! Enjoy being outdoors whether it be on a rooftop, at the park, or in your backyard. The time spent with family and friends is such a luxury don't you think? 

     

    Rooftop picnic inspiration via Elizabeth Anne Designs

  • Spring Equinox Party 7 of 7
    spring equinox party

    Hosting an equinox party can be a fun way to incorporate a bit of the symbolism and traditions associated with the day. This post does a great job explaining a few of these things and provides some beautiful inspiration as well. I think it looks like fun!

    See more here from The Chalkboard

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Read more from Gabrielle Blair at Design Mom.
See all of her Celebrations Series videos here.
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