10 easy DIY Easter projects



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You don’t have to settle for your typical store-bought Easter decorations this spring. Instead, celebrate the holiday with a few easy DIY projects and tricks. From tablescapes and centerpieces, to decorations for your mantel and front door, you can sprinkle the season throughout your home to help your friends and family welcome in spring.

 Easter decor

1. Egg buckets

These colorful buckets filled with foil-wrapped chocolate eggs can hang from your front porch during an Easter egg hunt or work as a garland on a mantel. All About You used crafters acrylic paint to decorate the buckets.


2. Front door wreath

A simple grapevine wreath and letter round out the perfect springtime door decor. For just $20, the contributors at the Mama Mommy Mom blog put together a floral design ideal for your front door.


3. Egg garland

A fun craft you can do with your kids, take embroidery floss and make egg-shaped balloons to create a garland to hang in front of windows or a mirror. Alissa at Crafty Endeavor demonstrates how to make the string eggs. 


4. Easter mantel

The clear glass candlesticks, blue hues and grasses on this mantel from A Pop Of Pretty enlists the help of calming, soothing tones. It’s a subtle nod to the holiday, while highlighting the architecture of the fireplace.


5. Moss runner and tulips

Sometimes a tablescape comes together piece by piece, like this one here at One Good Thing by Jillee. Sheet moss, hard-boiled eggs, mason jars filled with tulips and rabbit figurines create a whimsical, yet simple scene.


6. Mason jar vases

Bunnies and chicks are always Easter-friendly, and these Mason jars-turned-vases prove an easy DIY project. No. 2 Pencil gives you a shopping list and step-by-step instructions.


7. Chick placeholders

A little paint, a handful of spoons and tiny terra cotta pots are all you need to make these fun placeholders for your Easter luncheon. Follow the instructions at Crafts by Amanda.


8. Colorful tablescape

Colorful blooms, fabric and colored eggs bring this table together without too much muss or fuss. Megan at The Pink Flour created this modern Easter table with blooms in different clear vases to top it off.


9. Plastic egg upgrade

While some plastic Easter eggs can look … well, cheap, you can spruce them up with natural raffia and pretty glass containers. As Dusty at All Things G&D says, the raffia is nest-like!


10. Peeps and flowers

This centerpiece uses two vases, one nestled inside the other, to show off three fun springtime treats — jelly beans, Peeps and beautiful blooms. Learn how to put this look together at Taste of Home.