04/06/2012 02:33 pm ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

A Festive 'Easter Egg' Floral Arrangement Centerpiece

Save your hands from the mess of dyeing eggs this year by filling your Easter basket with a dozen... tulips! This blooming arrangement makes a fun centerpiece for Easter Sunday, but I think it works for any spring gathering. And since it involves little more than cutting tulip stems, this is the perfect "starter bouquet" for anyone new to floral arranging. Click through the slideshow for the how-to!

Photos by Bobby Doherty

Tulip Basket