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17 Easter DIY Ideas You Need to Try

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1. Edible Easter Egg Basket

A completely edible Easter basket is way more fun. Use cardboard, hot glue, and whatever boxed treats your heart desires to create a sweet basket even older kids will enjoy.

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2. Rainbow Bunny Peeps Wreath

How delightful would it be to welcome guests this way? I know what you’re thinking…ants, right? Just spray some clear varnish over your dried-out peeps and you should be good to go!

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3. Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs

All you need are plastic eggs and glow sticks from the dollar store to create some fantastic memories for your family!

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4. Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs

Wow, I wish I could have dyed eggs this way as a kid! Food coloring and shaving cream (or whipped cream) together changes the whole Easter-egg dying game!

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5. Jelly Bean Tree

Jelly beans and branches totally belong together in the spring. When you glue them to each other, the result is absolutely stunning.

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6. Paint Chip Egg Garland

Paint chips are free, brilliantly colorful, and fun to pick up at the store when you’re out with your kids doing errands. They can also be used for a gorgeous garland around Eastertime.

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7. Easter Bunny Bag

My kids are going to love helping me make these for their cousins and friends! So freakin’ adorable.

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8. Easter Egg Wreath

Embroidery floss, a starchy liquid like Sta-Flo, hot glue, water balloons, and a little patience are all you really need to make this beautiful wreath.

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9. Jelly Belly Jewelry

Take advantage of all those jelly beans on sale and use a thick needle and thread to string together edible jewelry your kids will love!

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10. Decorative Speckled Eggs

Ever wondered how to hollow out an egg? Just poke a hole in each end and use a straw to blow all the liquid out. Then, speckle your own hollow eggs easily with a little food coloring and a toothbrush.

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11. Salt Dough Eggs

Boiled eggs are so…fleeting. They’re only good for so long before you get tired of eating them or they go rotten (yuck!). These salt dough eggs are the perfect project for getting into the Easter spirit — plus, they’ll last for years!

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12. Easter Bunny Treat Jars

Move over, plain mason jars — these painted ones are so much cuter! Paint pastel colors over Easter-themed stickers for this charming effect.

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13. Easter Egg Button Craft

Get fancy with all those loose buttons you’ve been collecting over the years. You can either paint the ones you have, or head to a craft or thrift store for complementing colors.

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14. Eggheads with Cress Hair

What kid doesn’t want to watch something grow in an egg? Decorated eggshells like these are the perfect vessels to raise quick-sprouting watercress.

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15. Decoupage Easter Eggs

Take decoupage to the next level by draining eggs and choosing pretty, printed papers that remind you of spring.

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16. Easter Egg Potato Stamping

Skip buying stamps, and make your own out of potatoes! How brilliant is that?! Although you or another adult will need to do all of the knife work, your kids will have a blast being creative with you.

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17. Embellished Easter Eggs

Who says you can’t decorate plastic eggs? Give them some bling with glitter and glued-on ribbons.

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