40 Easter Crafts That Will 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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Spring is in the air!
Even if you’re not a die-hard crafter, it’s almost impossible to resist the allure of creating some adorably festive Easter decorations. The bunny options alone are enough to provide a hearty dose of whimsical fun, but you can also opt for elegance or complete kitsch with other spring things. Perfect for all ages and for solo or family activities, these projects will bring a pop of color and joy into your home.
Printable Easter placemats
Looking for something to spruce up your Easter table? Try these free printable and colorable Easter placemats from Canary Jane. You can choose a vintage-looking botanical print and simply print it on sturdy card stock, or you can opt for something decidedly more kid-oriented and let the little ones color them in. Bonus: This tabletop decor will keep kids happily occupied. Speaking of the kids, don’t miss these fun Easter basket ideas the whole family will love.
Easter bunny tea towel craft
These bunny tea towels from She Saved add a fun pop of Easter color and festivity to your kitchen or bathroom. They also make a cute springtime gift. For this easy DIY, you just need some white tea towels, mini marshmallows, card stock, and fabric paint. Ever wonder why bunnies are so popular for Easter, anyway? We found out!
Mason jar succulent planter
Succulents will never go out of style—after all, it’s easy to care for and it brightens up any space. To go green in your own home while also adding a rustic spring vibe, make your own mason jar succulent planters. Our Crafty mom provides detailed instructions on how to make this Easter craft using Galaxy Glitter from DecoArt and mini mason jars. The resulting one-of-a-kind planters will instantly cheer up your home—and not just on Easter. Succulents are actually one of the houseplants anyone can grow (and keep alive).
Modern Easter bunny wreath
If you aren’t a fan of cutesy bunnies and candy-colored pastels, Ohoh Deco has an Easter craft for you. This modern bunny wreath uses wood beads and wire to create a modern piece of art. You might end up loving this sleek bunny so much that you’ll want it hanging on your wall all spring.
Bunny and chick bean bag
Upcycle a pillowcase to create this adorable Easter craft. Creatively Beth shows you how to make these bunny and chick bean bags with craft felt and minimal sewing. The kids will love putting their own personalities on their new stuffed BFFs. Once you’re done making this craft, watch one of these Easter movies to keep the Easter spirit going.
Aged copper Easter eggs
Attagirl shares her simple technique to create stunning aged copper eggs using variegated metallic leaf sheets. It’s so elegant, you’ll want to show it off all year long—which you can totally do since it’s made with plastic, papier-mâché, or plastic eggs.
Chick and bunny clay pots
If you’re looking for a simple craft to make with the kids, try Creatively Beth’s quick and easy chick and bunny clay pots. All you need to create these adorable critters are some basic craft supplies like paint, pipe cleaners, felt, wiggle eyes, and a basic terra-cotta pot. If you don’t have these items on hand, you should stock up, since they can be used for many other projects as well. Want to spruce up your home? Try these 30 Easter crafts that will brighten any home.
DIY Easter ornament kit
Easter trees are all the rage right now. Create your own unique Easter treasures with this Easter ornament kit from SuziBlueDesigns. Each kit comes with pinewood slices, natural yarn, and an instructional card. You’ll need to provide your own craft paint. You could even put one of these happy Easter quotes one the ornament!
Easter eggs needle felting kit
Needle felting is a satisfying craft that transforms wool into a work of art. If you’ve ever wanted to give it a try, this beginner’s Easter egg felting kit by Felted Sky comes with almost everything you need to get started. (FYI, you will need to purchase a felting mat separately.)
Felt hopping bunny
Seriously, is there anything cuter than this? Make this darling little bunny to hang from your Easter tree, or give it as a gift. This felt hopping bunny pattern by Nuvolina Handmade comes with easy-to-follow directions that even a novice can master.
Bunny candy jars
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 your mini bunny figurines the perfect shade of pink with Krylon ColorMaster Paint + Primer in Ballet Slipper. Once dry, fill the jar with candy. Now that you’ve made the perfect Easter craft, follow these 6 golden rules for the perfect Easter brunch.
Make a teensy terrarium with this two-second Easter craft from The House That Lars Built. Take a clear plastic fillable egg, fill it with moss, and add a small flower or personal trinket. Make a few to place around the house for a little bit of greenery, or hang them on an Easter tree. Here’s why eggs are such an essential part of our Easter celebrations.
Nest table settings
Dress up your Easter dinner with dollar-store staples (in disguise!). The genius siblings at Boxwood Clippings suggest buying mini birds’ nests (from the craft department, of course) 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 for clever Easter crafts everyone will love.
Fake a Chia Pet for one of these quirky Easter crafts 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. Speaking of eggs and bunnies, check out these myths and legends about Easter traditions.
Pipe cleaner finger puppets
Tightly wrap a pipe cleaner 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 for adorable Easter crafts that your kids can play with when they’re done!
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. Add the perfect finishing touch to your candy terrarium with a grosgrain ribbon with multicolored polka dots.
Peanut butter buttons
Make these no-bake snacks from The Curvy Carrot when you’re craving Easter candy and want to make fun Easter crafts. The ingredients are simple: mini pretzels, white candy melts, Reese’s Pieces Pastel Eggs, and sprinkles. Once you’re done, put these delectable peanut butter buttons in an adorable bunny candy dish for the perfect presentation.
Easter peeps wreath
Cheap peeps centerpiece
Place a small container or jar inside a vase, then line the gap with bunny Peeps. (This simple 12-inch vase will make the perfect vessel for your spring arrangement.) Then fill the jar with spring flowers. Tip: Try this candy-flower display for other holidays, too. Speaking of candy, these are the 26 best and worst Easter treats, ranked by a nutritionist.
Jelly bean topiary
Glue pastel jelly beans to a small Styrofoam ball skewered with a dowel. Anchor into floral foam, and place the jelly bean topiary into a decorated flower pot and cover with moss. Make several for a show-stopping display with this FloraCraft foam ball multipack.
Easter sock bunnies
Paint chip Easter garland
How’s this for a modern take on Easter crafting? Cut eggs out of paint chips, punch two holes in the top of each egg, and string together to form a pretty garland to hang in your home. Grab this large roll of butcher twine to make enough garland to decorate the whole house.
Adorably fluffy Easter chicks
For this fun food DIY idea from Lady and the Blog, pick up some wide rice noodles, candy melting wafers, and almonds. And because presentation is everything, serve your pasta nests on a cute pastel glass cake plate.
Serious Eats impressed the Internet with its Peepshi (or Peep Sushi). The ingredients are super simple for this Easter craft: one box of Rice Krispies Treats, one box of Fruit By The Foot, and six Peeps. Serve on an authentic sushi board, and enjoy!
For an excuse to eat this summer camp treat at Easter, try it with colorful Peeps! The pastel hues used by Steamy Kitchen feel cheery and festive. And you can roast your campfire creations indoors with a handy s’mores maker. Here are 13 adorable bunny-shaped Easter recipes you must try!
Polka-dot Easter egg decorations
The creator of Stay-at-Home Artist uses circular Avery labels as a stencil for polka dots makes painted eggs worthy of a centerpiece. Papier-mâché eggs are perfect for this project, which will last you for years to come. If you need more egg decorating ideas, check out these Easter egg designs your whole family will love.
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. Add vibrant color and patterns to your eggs with these recycled sari silk scraps. For more craft details, visit Homemade Serenity.
Fabric scrap fabergé egg
Brighten up Easter baskets with this craft from artist Alisa Burke. Attach fabric scraps to plastic Easter eggs with fabric glue, then add a little rolled fabric flower to the top. Check out this blast from the past with these 11 charming vintage Easter photos.
Carrot silverware bundles
Brighten up Easter brunch with orange napkins wrapped around green cutlery for an adorably festive table setting. Display your carrot cutlery bundles in a wire basket that you’ll continue to use long after this holiday is over.
Shaving cream Easter cards
Googly eye Easter eggs
Give your Easter eggs some personality! Just cut off the stems from artificial flowers, then glue the flowers and googly eyes to hard-boiled eggs to create this fun craft from Scrappin Danielle. For more projects to do with the kids, check out these 15 Easter treats you can make together.
Easter bunny and carrot eggs
This craft from Live Laugh Rowe is not only festive—it’s also fun to make with your kids! 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 to 20 minutes until vibrant. Wrap together a bundle of green raffia, and glue it as a stem. Here are other Easter crafts for kids to check out.
Peeps bunny bunting
Yarn Easter egg
Easter mason jars
Create these festive mason jars from No. 2 Pencil. Spray paint it in pretty pastel colors, make your favorite critters’ faces, and then fill it with flowers, candy, or Easter eggs. Next, check out these 10 printable Easter cards and gift tags to add to your kids’ baskets.