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9 Clever Easter Craft Ideas

Whether your favorite part of Easter is attending worship services, enjoying a festive family meal, or decorating Easter eggs with your children, these adorable homemade decorations will help you get in the holiday spirit.

1. Paper Easter Lily

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If you’re not blessed with a green thumb, don’t worry. This potted paper Easter lily is easy to make and impossible to kill. Head over to The House That Lars Built for the full tutorial.

2. Yarn Wrapped Carrots

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Yarn wrapped carrots make a charming addition to your Easter decor and are a clever way to use up scraps leftover from past knitting or crochet projects. Learn more at Lolly Jane.

3. Easter Candy Centerpiece

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Use colorful Easter candies and artificial flowers to make an eye-catching centerpiece for your holiday table. Two Sisters Crafting shows you how. (Just remember to keep a close eye on your project to avoid having curious little ones nibble on your handiwork!)

4. Easter Cross Centerpiece

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If you’d prefer a centerpiece that pays tribute to the resurrection, this cross under glass is a lovely choice. Display your finished centerpiece with candles on each side for an elegant look. Grandparents Plus has the details.

5. String Easter Eggs

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Easter eggs made from colored string are simple to make, yet have a surprisingly elegant appearance. They can also be used year after year, unlike traditional dyed Easter eggs. Head over to Yankee Magazine to learn more about this clever DIY project.

6. Fabric Easter Basket

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A colorful Easter basket handmade from fabric scraps is sure to be a cherished keepsake long after the holiday has passed. Learn how to make one at All Parenting.

7. Easter Candlesticks

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Candlesticks embellished with plastic Easter eggs are a simple way to add a touch of seasonal color to your home. If you don’t like the bright look of purchased eggs, spray paint them a more muted color before you begin the project. I Dig Pinterest has the instructions.

8. Book Pages Bunting

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This bunting made from book pages adds a rustic touch to your Easter celebration. Learn how to make it at Simple As That.

9. Bunny Jars

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If your favorite part of Easter is the candy, display these decorated jars all around your home so you’re never more than a few feet from a sweet treat.  (If you’re on a budget and don’t want to buy mason jars, simply substitute empty pasta sauce jars, jelly jars, or similar glass containers.)  NoBiggie has the instructions for this simple DIY project.