Although Mother Nature's being kinda stubborn about the whole snow thing, spring is here and you know what that means: Easter! A long weekend dedicated to adorable bunnies and chicks and endless amounts of chocolate? Somebody pinch me. The only beef I have about the holiday is how arts and craftsy most of the DIY Easter decorations look—I don't know about you, but I'm so over pipe cleaners.
No matter your plans this weekend, it's time to break out of your shell and make DIY Easter decorations the grown-ups in your life will want to hop away with (too much?):
1. Natural Dye Colored Easter Eggs
These Easter eggs are crazy elegant, no? Grab some foliage or flowers from your backyard, cut up some pantyhose and get dyeing. Get the full tutorial here.
2. Paper Mache Nests
3. Fortune Cookie... Egg
Leave a message from the Easter Bunny in the coolest way possible.
4. Flowerpot Centerpieces
Bring your garden indoors with these snazzy centerpieces. Get the full tutorial here.
5. Springtime Door Decoration
6. Egg Wall Hanging
If you're an egg blowing aficionado, then why not brag about it (since, you know, I can't). Get the full tutorial here.
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7. Picture Frame Wreath
Welcome guests with this cute (but grown-up) picture frame wreath. Get the full tutorial here.
8. Easter Egg Clusters
Using eggs of different sizes, gather them at various lengths and heights and tie the ribbons together. Bam. Get the full tutorial here.
9. Easter Mason Jars
These jars are as versatile as they are cute. Get the full tutorial here.
10. Black and White Easter Eggs
If you love Easter but aren't the biggest fan of pastels, make yourself some uber-stylish black and white eggs instead. Get the full tutorial here.
11. Rainbow Water Centerpiece
All it takes to turn your everyday centerpiece into an Easter-friendly one is a drop of food coloring. Genius. Get the full tutorial here.
12. Hanging Easter Posies
Don't forget to decorate your windows! Get the full tutorial here.
Which DIY Easter decorations are you making this year?
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