34 Easter Crafts to Brighten Any Home

From paper flowers to Peeps, these easy Easter crafts and decorating ideas are fun for kids and adults alike.

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Bunny Candy Jars

Bunny Candy JarsCourtesy Torie Jayne
A little bit of paint and some toy hares can go far with this great Easter craft from Patchwork Harmony. Glue a toy to the top of a jar lid and spray paint. Once dry, fill with candy.

Egg Terrarium

Egg TerrariumCourtesy Brittany Jepsen
Make a teensy terrarium with this two-second Easter craft from The House That Lars Built. Take a clear plastic egg, fill it with moss, and add a small flower or personal trinket. Place them around the house for little bit of greenery.

Nest Table Settings

Nest Table SettingsCourtesy Sarah Faubus
Dress up your Easter dinner with dollar-store staples (in disguise!). The genius siblings at Boxwood Clippings bought small nests from a local craft store to fill with egg-shaped treats. Frame each nest with a doily and a coffee filter, then add a card with each guest's name.

Bunny Vase

Bunny VaseCourtesy Please Note
Fake a Chia Pet for this quirky Easter craft from Please Note. Sprinkle dirt into a small vase and top with a moss-covered Styrofoam rabbit (you can buy one on Etsy). Add a few small eggs or round stones for visual interest and texture.

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Pipecleaner Finger Puppets

Pipecleaner Finger Puppets
Tightly wrap a pipecleaner around your finger to create the body of a bunny, chick, or kitten. Glue a pom pom head, googly eyes, and wings or bunny ears. Craft how-tos »

Candy Terrarium

Candy TerrariumCourtesy Amy Mikkelsen of Your Southern Peach
Make an edible (and magical) little world for your Easter guests. Your Southern Peach crafts a confectionary terrarium with a mason jar, fun for decorating now and munching on later. 

Peanut Butter Buttons

Peanut Butter ButtonsCourtesy The Curvy Carrot
Make these no-bake snacks from The Curvy Carrot when you are craving Easter candy. The ingredients are simple: Mini pretzels, white candy melts, Reese’s Pieces Pastel Eggs, and sprinkles. Craft them together and enjoy!

Easter Peeps Wreath

Easter Peeps Wreath
Easy! Wrap a wreath form with ribbon, and pin the ends underneath. Glue or pin on the Easter Peeps. Loop extra ribbon to hang. Craft how-tos »

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Cheap Peeps Centerpiece

Cheap Peeps Centerpiece
Place a small container or jar inside a vase, then line the gap with bunny Peeps. Fill the jar with spring flowers. Tip: try this candy-flower display for other holidays, too. Craft how-tos »

Jelly Bean Topiary

Jelly Bean Topiary
Glue pastel jelly beans to a small Styrofoam ball skewered with a dowel. Anchor into floral foam, place topiary into a decorated flower pot and cover with moss. Craft how-tos »

Easter Sock Bunnies

Easter Sock Bunnies
Fill a colorful sock with dry rice and tie off the top with a rubber band. Wrap a ribbon around the "neck." Cut round ears, add a felt face, and a pom pom tail. Craft how-tos »

Chocolate Easter Egg Nests

Chocolate Easter Egg Nests
Dip a spoon in melted chocolate, and set on parchment or wax paper. Add three candy eggs, then scatter chocolate sprinkles to make the nest. Craft how-tos »

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Paint Chip Easter Garland

Paint Chip Easter Garland
Modern: Cut eggs out of paint chips, punch two holes in the top of each egg, and string together to form a garland. Craft how-tos »

Adorably Fluffy Easter Chicks

Adorably Fluffy Easter Chicks
Use toothpicks, buttons, and cut eggshells to embellish and outfit Easter chicks. Craft how-tos »

Embroidery Floss Easter Eggs

Embroidery Floss Easter Eggs
Blow up a small water balloon into an egg shape and tie it shut. Wrap it with embroidery floss dipped in a mixture of liquid starch and flour. Let dry, then pop the balloon. Craft how-tos »

Easter Candy Flowers

Easter Candy Flowers
Cut paper flowers, and use cupcake liners to create a daffodil. Fill with your favorite Easter candy. Craft how-tos »

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Pasta Nests

Pasta NestsCourtesy Lady and the Blog
For this fun food DIY idea from Lady and the Blog, pick up some wide rice noodles, candy melting wafers, and almonds to make this adorable Easter craft.

Peep Sushi

 Peep SushiCourtesy Robyn Lee, via Serious Eats
Serious Eats impressed the Internet with their Peepshi (or Peep Sushi). The ingredients are super simple for this Easter craft: 1 box of Rice Krispies Treats, 1 box of Fruit By The Foot, and 6 Peeps. Enjoy!

Peep S’mores

Peep S’moresCourtesy Steamy Kitchen
For an excuse to eat this summer camp treat at Easter, try it with colorful Peeps! The pastel hues that Steamy Kitchen used feel cheery and festive.

Polka-Dot Easter Egg Decorations

Polka-Dot Easter Egg Decorations
Using circular Avery labels as a stencil for polka dots makes painted eggs worthy of a centerpiece. Craft how-tos »

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Silk-Dyed Easter Eggs

Silk-Dyed Easter Eggs
Dye Easter eggs using scraps of old silk ties and shirts, boiling them in a water-vinegar mixture to transfer the silk pattern to the eggshell. Craft how-tos »

Yarn Easter Egg Wreath

Yarn Easter Egg Wreath
Glue a small roll of yarn to wrap a plastic Easter egg. Set in an Easter basket, or glue to a wreath. Craft how-tos »

Fabric Scrap Fabergé Egg

Fabric Scrap Fabergé Egg
Brighten up Easter baskets: Attach fabric scraps to plastic Easter eggs with fabric glue. Add a little rolled fabric flower to the top. Craft how-tos »

Carrot Silverware Bundles

Carrot Silverware Bundles
Brighten up Easter brunch with orange napkins wrapped around green cutlery. Craft how-tos »

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Easter Egg Carton Flowers

Easter Egg Carton Flowers
Recycle egg cartons! Cut out the compartments, then paint and shape into daffodils, tulips, and more. Craft how-tos »

Paper Tulips

Paper Tulips
Make a bouquet of flowers using just paper, scissors, glue, and a wooden skewer. Craft how-tos »

Crepe Paper Carrots

Crepe Paper Carrots
Wrap orange crepe paper around an empty toilet paper roll and glue a green stem to the top of each. Hide Easter treats inside! Craft how-tos »

Carrot Paper Garland

Carrot Paper Garland
Strips of orange and green paper form a carrot, perfect for stringing into a garland. Craft how-tos »

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Easter Bunny and Tulip Puppets

Easter Bunny and Tulip Puppets
Sandwich an Easter bunny or tulip template around a popsicle stick or green pipe cleaner. Add a pom pom tail to the back! Craft how-tos »

Shaving Cream Easter Cards

Shaving Cream Easter Cards
Use shaving cream and acrylic paint to create marbled cardstock or construction paper Easter eggs. These make perfect Easter cards or even name cards for brunch. Craft how-tos »

Googly Eye Easter Eggs

Googly Eye Easter Eggs
Give Easter eggs personality by cutting off the stems from artificial flowers and gluing the flowers and goggly eyes to hard-boiled eggs. Craft how-tos »

Easter Egg Bunny Ears

Easter Egg Bunny Ears
Turn Easter eggs into Easter bunnies with this template for a wrap-around set of bunny ears. Craft how-tos »

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Easter Bunny and Carrot Eggs

Easter Bunny and Carrot Eggs
Glue googly eyes, a pink pom pom nose, and white foam bunny ears to a hard-boiled egg and use a marker to draw on bunny whiskers and eyelashes. Or soak hard-boiled eggs in orange dye for 15-20 minutes until vibrant. Wrap together a bundle of green raffia and glue it as a stem. Craft how-tos »

Peeps Bunny Bunting

Peeps Bunny Bunting
Cut bunny Peeps from felt and use a pencil eraser to paint on eyes and a nose. Sew the Peeps onto ribbon to hang. Craft how-tos »

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