Easter is coming and with it comes visions of warmer weather, spring colors and loads of decorations. If you are someone who enjoys making your own Easter décor, we have a great collection of DIY decorations for you.
Whether you want something simple that the kids can do with you or you prefer something that looks a bit more complicated, these projects are sure to be perfect for your Easter décor needs. From creating and decorating your own Easter tree to simple decorations that you can make with yummy Easter candy, we have something for every DIYer in this collection.
Grab your creativity and find the project that best suits your decoration needs. You are sure to find something that is easy and fun and will allow you to create beautiful decorations that you are sure to want to show off this Easter. These colorful, fun and easy projects are sure to be a hit with crafters of all ages.
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Delicious Vase Display
Easter candy is not only delicious, it is colorful and beautiful. If you love having candy sitting around and you want to use that candy to create a great Easter display, this is the perfect project for you. You just need a glass vase and loads of Easter themed candies. Robin eggs, jelly beans and marshmallow Peeps are perfect for this project, especially since Peeps now come in multiple colors. You can add flowers to the top or a nice ribbon – whatever you prefer.
Detailed Instructions – Findingsilverlinings
Colorful Chick Placeholders
Fill your Easter Dinner table with holiday cheer when you create these adorable and very colorful placeholders. You will need a small terra cotta garden pot for each person at your table. The chicks are made with plastic spoons and you can paint the placeholders all the same color or make a unique color combination for each dinner guest. Hang a sign on the chicks with the names of your guests and you will have the most colorful table in the neighborhood.
Detailed Instructions – Craftsbyamanda
Potted Plant Décor
If you are anxious for those beautiful outside flowers to begin blooming, you can create your own little window garden with potted plants and decorate your home for Easter at the same time. This works great if you have a window box or if not, you can create the illusion of one. You can use whatever plants you want and even create a fence for them so that it looks like you have a spring garden even if the weather is not quite cooperating.
Detailed Instructions – Bhg
These topiaries don’t actually contain marshmallow Peeps. They have Peeps that you can create yourself in a larger size out of Styrofoam. These little topiaries would look great next to your front door and if you have room, create one for each side of the door. You can decorate with greenery, ribbons, large plastic Easter eggs or practically anything you want. This is a really easy project that is certain to get attention from all of your neighbors.
Detailed Instructions – Craft-o-maniac
Tulip Bouquet with Peeps
Lemon drops and yellow marshmallow Peeps will give you the basis for a beautiful display for your favorite tulips. Incidentally, if you want to mix and match colors, that’s ok. If you prefer purple Peeps with your yellow lemon drops and a mixture of yellow and purple tulips, that would work too. Just use your imagination and your colors of choice to create a beautiful vase for those tulips.
Detailed Instructions – Thelawsofmylife
Watermelon Bunny Basket
Melon baskets aren’t just for summer. Consider creating a whimsical bunny from your watermelon and then fill it with colorful fruits and melons. You can also add a few jelly beans, Peeps or any other type of Easter candy if you want. This little project will take you very little time and will look great on any Easter celebration table. You can use fruits and berries to make the bunny’s face and the only actual work involved is in the carving.
Detailed Instructions – Pinterest
You can buy Easter garland if you want but the real fun and satisfaction comes from making it yourself. Garland can easily be made into bunny shapes with just a bit of cutting and then you can use cotton balls for the tail or add wiggly eyes to make it whimsical. You just need the basic shape of the bunny and you can cut it out of construction paper, wall paper or anything you want to make your garland from.
Detailed Instructions – Taliaaudenart
Lovely Door Decoration
If you want to liven up your door for Easter or for spring in general, think about putting flowers – real or silk- on the door. You can use an umbrella, small basket or even a floppy hat to hold your flowers. Just arrange them in whatever way you want and tie them all together with a spring colored ribbon. To really give it an Easter look, add a few plastic eggs in various colors.
Detailed Instructions – Bhg
Bunny Chair Covers
Dress up your dining room or kitchen by making your very own Easter Bunny chair covers. You can create chair covers for virtually any holiday or special occasion with little or no sewing. For the bunny covers, you just need some white felt and fabric glue. Just create your little bunnies, complete with pink ears and then add whimsical facial features. Kids will love sitting down to dinner when they get to do so on an Easter Bunny chair cover.
Detailed Instructions – Spoonful
Colorful Yarn Wreath
You can create a beautiful wreath with a base and some colorful yarn. You don’t have to know how to knit or crochet for this project. You simply have to be able to wrap and cut. This is a really easy wreath and will look wonderful on your door. You can decorate with plastic eggs, flowers, an Easter Bunny or just anything you want to express yourself. You can use the wreath throughout spring to give your home a very welcoming look.
Detailed Instructions – Justmisty
Like the traditional Christmas Tree, an Easter Tree is sure to fill your home with holiday cheer. You can buy trees at most department and craft stores but the fun is in making your own. You don’t need to make a complicated tree with numerous branches, either. You can simply create a tree made from Easter Eggs with a few craft supplies. Kids will love helping with this project and you can display your lovely tree as a centerpiece on your Easter Dinner table.
Detailed Instructions – Sweetfloweret
Crepe Paper Baskets
Imagine your home filled with adorable baskets that contain yummy chocolates and other Easter candy or colorful eggs. Instead of buying loads of baskets, why not just create them yourself? You can make baskets from crepe paper in a number of different colors and make them any size you need. These little baskets are great for hall tables or you can make a larger one for your dining table centerpiece. The colors that you use and the decorations are all up to you.
Detailed Instructions – Marthastewart
Paper Straw Bunnies
You can make an adorable photo display for your entryway with a few paper straws, a picture frame and a few other key supplies. This is a wonderful project for kids (as long as you do the cutting for them) and adults of all ages. You just create the bunnies from paper straws, glue or tape them to a mat and then enclose them in a picture frame. You can use whatever colors you want, decorate it however you want and write any message that you want.
Detailed Instructions – Sillypearl
Coffee Table Display
An old caddy filled with a few key Easter decorations can make the perfect coffee table decoration for the holiday. You can add things like roses in a small vase, a small stuffed bunny or any number of other decorations to make it unique. A small market basket filled with fake grass and robin eggs is the perfect complement to your centerpiece, although you can actually fill the caddy with just about anything you want.
Detailed Instructions – Onsuttonplace
Beautiful Tulip Wreath
Who says wreaths are only for Christmas? You can create this beautiful tulip wreath for Easter in just a couple of hours and the best part is you can use either real or silk tulips. Just choose the color combination that you want and then attach the tulips to a wreath base. You can get the base at most craft stores and a bit of greenery to go along with the tulips. Add a colorful ribbon to the top and you have a wonderful display for your front door.
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Peeps on a Stick
You can decorate your home for Easter so easily, and with things that you would probably buy anyway. Imagine a vase or jar filled with colorful jelly beans and sticks lined with marshmallow Peeps. Peeps come in so many different designs and colors today that there are literally hundreds of ways that you can use these yummy candies in your decorating. Fill clear glass jars or vases with jelly beans or use colorful Easter designs, whatever you want.
Detailed Instructions – Yourhomebasedmom
You can really create an adorable Easter Bunny from just about anything you want. If you have loads of old buttons lying around, particularly in various different pastel colors, you can use those buttons to make a really cute Easter Bunny to adorn your front door. You just have to have a wire or plastic bunny or you can create your own with a rather large printable. This is a great project for kids and allows you to make use of all of those old buttons that are cluttering up your sewing basket.
Available on – Etsy Button Easter Bunny – Easter Decoration
Who Framed Peter Rabbit?
You did, of course with adorable framed paper bunnies. You can showcase the kids’ paper bunnies or make a few yourself and place them in little matching frames. If you are going to create your own paper bunnies, you just need cardstock or construction paper. These are great for decorating a front hall or entryway and take very little time to make. You can decorate the bunnies or leave them plain and choose your own backing or decorations.
Detailed Instructions – Bhg
Sometimes the best home décor really is free. If you have Easter violets or other early spring flowers blooming outside your home, simply gather a few of them and make your own Easter bouquet. You don’t have to use actual Easter violets – any colorful flowers will do. Arrange your flowers in a vase and tie on an Easter ribbon or add small decorations to make a great centerpiece.
Detailed Instructions – Slimpaley
Tiny Decorative Easter Baskets
Baskets are everywhere at Easter time and you can use this to your advantage. Whether you have several planting baskets already on hand or you have old Easter baskets that the kids don’t use any longer, you can create beautiful outdoor decorations using these baskets. Seed starter pots are a wonderful choice and allow you to be as creative as you like.
Detailed Instructions – Mysisterscrazyblog
Flowered Egg Topiary
A foam Easter egg, construction paper or scrapbooking paper to make flowers and a topiary pot are all you really need to create a gorgeous (and quite huge) Easter egg to greet guests at your front door. If you wanted to scale it down a bit, you could also use a candle stand and create a mini topiary to place on tables. This is a really easy project and allows you to be very creative. You can make the eggs in whatever size you want – your local craft store should have various sizes of foam eggs on hand.
Detailed Instructions – Simplydesigning
Craft Scissor Projects
There is no end to the projects that you can make with craft scissors. If you don’t have several pairs, you can pick them up at your local craft store. From carrot toppers for cupcakes to flowers for wreaths and several other things, you can cut your paper and cardstock with designs on them to make them really unique and pretty. Kids love using craft scissors (with supervision of course) so if you are planning an Easter party, be sure to have several pairs on hand to let their creativity run wild.
Detailed Instructions – Fiskars
Easter Egg Garland
Garland is one decoration that is used for multiple holidays and you can make your very own Easter egg garland with just some string or yarn and a few plastic eggs. You will need to cut holes in the bottoms and tops of your eggs to run the yarn through but that’s about it with the major tools. Just string your eggs in whatever color combination you want or string them in a multicolored look. This is another project that is great for kids.
Detailed Instructions – Eclecticallyvintage
Crepe Paper Carrots
If you want to add a bit of Easter all around your home, you can make these wonderful little crepe paper carrots. Just add them to baskets here and there or use them to adorn a wreath or garland. They add a wonderful springtime look to the home and they are very colorful. In fact, you could make them in multiple colors so that they match your plastic eggs or stick with the basic carrot orange if you want. You just need paper streamers and you can use the carrots to hide surprises for the kids’ Easter party.
Detailed Instructions – Marthastewart
Burlap Table Runner
Instead of spending money on an Easter table runner this year, why not make your own? You can create a beautiful country looking runner from burlap and you can stencil in whatever picture or message you want. If you don’t really want a burlap runner, add a strip of wood to the top for hanging and create your own tapestry. You can sew this together with the machine or use fabric glue if you prefer a completely no sew method.
Detailed Instructions – Uncommondesignsonline
Even the most beginning sewers can create adorable little stuffed bunnies for the kids to enjoy. You can use these as Easter gifts or use them to adorn your home. Imagine a little Easter basket filled with cute little stuffed bunnies and a few plastic eggs. These are really easy to make and they take very little stuffing so when you buy a bag, you will have enough to do several. You can decorate them with pom poms or whatever you want.
Detailed Instructions – Thelittlefabricshop
Baby Egg Hunt
If you have little ones and want to set up a space for them to hunt eggs, consider filling an inflatable swimming pool with Easter grass and adding your eggs. This keeps little ones from having to compete with older children and gives you a bit more control over where they hunt. Plus, it helps babies who may not be walking well to get in the game and have a ball hunting those eggs.
Detailed Instructions – Theroadlesstraveled-thewhitehursts
Countdown to Easter Calendar
Kids love counting down the days to their favorite holidays. If your children love Christmas countdown calendars, why not make them one for Easter as well. You can use plastic eggs to create the days and fill those eggs with little special treats. This is a great project that gives you much creative freedom. Fill the eggs with candy or with activities that you can do with your children every day to prepare for Easter.
Detailed Instructions – Loveseweetlove
Moss Bunny Topiaries
Give your outdoors a little Easter décor with moss bunny topiaries. Depending on how large you make these, you could use them indoors or out. You can buy the little bunnies made of moss or even make them yourself if you are so inclined. You will need planting pots to put them in and something to suspend them above the pot. Make them large enough and they can decorate your entry door on the porch so that guests will see your Easter spirit when they reach your home.
Detailed Instructions – Rookno17
You can create a beautiful display for the front hall and give your home a wonderful spring scent as well. Felted sheep are really easy to make and when they are encased in a cinnamon stick fence, your home will smell wonderful. These little sheep are so adorable and take just a little time to create. You will need several Styrofoam eggs (one for each sheep) and a few other supplies and you can create a really cute spring like scene for your home.
Detailed Instructions – Marthastewart
Colorful Bunny Banner
Whether you are throwing an Easter party or you just want a little project to help you decorate a fireplace mantel, bar or any other area of your home, this bunny banner is definitely a winner. You just have to trace the bunnies and cut them out of whatever cardstock or paper you want. Decorating is really easy and a great project for the kids. You can use your bunnies to display names or messages or just make them whimsical and fun.
Detailed Instructions – Serving-pink-lemonade
Bunny Treat Boxes
If you are planning an Easter party or if you just want something for the kids to take to school, bunny treat boxes are a must. These little boxes are easy to make and you can fill them with whatever goodies you want. Let the kids help you to create their treat boxes. They can draw on the face, cut out the ears or help you to fold the triangle boxes that make the bunnies. These are perfect for school parties or teacher gifts.
Detailed Instructions – Inkyanticsrubberstamps
Plastic eggs can be bought in many different sizes. You can use those different sizes to create stunning hanging eggs that you can drop from the ceiling, a chandelier or anywhere you want a bit of Easter décor. The eggs can hang from ribbons and you can decorate them with crepe paper or a number of other coverings to make them really elegant if you want.
Detailed Instructions – Pinterest
Jelly Bean Topiaries
What would Easter be without yummy jelly beans? You can create really cute and yummy looking topiaries with those jelly beans along with terra cotta pots, a dowel and some paint. Note that you will be gluing the jelly beans in place so you can’t actually eat them when Easter is over. You can make these in whatever size you want so if you are looking for something colorful for the front door, make them a bit larger – just be sure that outside animals can’t reach them.
Detailed Instructions – Craftysisters-nc
Easter Bunny Flower Pots
Take those terra cotta pots, paint them and turn them into adorable Easter bunnies. This is a great project for kids for school or church. The project takes very little time and when you are finished, you will have these adorable little Easter bunnies that double as planting pots for spring. These would be great as gifts for teachers or just anyone you want to give something a little extra special.
Detailed Instructions – Kidsfunreviewed
Crepe Paper Bunnies
These little crepe paper bunnies hold surprises for the kids that are sure to please. As you make them, you add little trinkets so that when they are unwrapped, there are several surprises in each bunny. Working with crepe paper is really easy and allows you to create so many wonderful things. These little bunnies are perfect for teacher gifts or just make them for your loved ones at home.
Detailed Instructions – Marthastewart
You can create colorful piñata eggs and hang them around your home or create larger ones to use for your Easter party. These little piñatas are relatively easy to make and look great when hung together. You use real jumbo eggs so you will need to learn how to blow out the eggs and try them properly. Once finished, these piñatas are sure to be the hit of your party. Or, you can just hang them around your home for a very colorful and bright Easter display.
Detailed Instructions – Asubtlerevelry
Origami Easter Tags
Dress up your Easter gifts with adorable origami bunny tags. You can also use these tags to just dress up your home. They are really easy to make and origami has a really beautiful and unique look. You can cut out clippings of anything that you want to create the origami look and you don’t necessarily have to have tags on hand – you can make those yourself as well.
Detailed Instructions – Eatdrinkchic
Stock Easter Image Décor
Whether you are looking for something to dress up your decorations or you need images to create framed photos, stock images are a great source. You can choose the images that you want, print them off and then do whatever you want with them. Colorful pictures encased in frames make lovely decorations or you can use smaller images to decorate your Easter eggs in a unique way.
Detailed Instructions – Thegraphicsfairy