Category: Seasonal Crafts

Lollipop Bunnies Tutorial

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It doesn’t need to be Easter to appreciate the cute spring bunny! Delight young party guests with these quaint party favors – lollipop bunnies. Once they’re done admiring them… they can eat them.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 8+

Things you’ll need:
Pink pom poms
Felt
Assorted pipe cleaners
Pink grosgrain ribbon or other embellishments for the neck
Two 1 1/2 ” Styrofoam balls
Assorted googly eyes
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Scissors
Large lollipops
Clear tape

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Things to do:
1. Tape the top of the wrapper to the back of the lollipop.
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2. Slip the Styrofoam balls onto the sticks. Warm up your hot glue gun.
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3. If making two bunnies, cut out four feet shapes from your felt. You can create these in any shape you desire.
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4. Glue two of the feet together so that they’re a double thickness. This helps with stability, so the bunny stands up.
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5. Glue the feet to the bottom of the lollipop wrapper.
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6. Glue on the eyes and nose.
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7. Cut the pipe cleaner in half and bend to create two ears.
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8. Push the ears into the Styrofoam.
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9. Glue on any embellishments you create or have handy, for the bunny’s neck.
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How to Make a Spring Bunny Hair Clip Tutorial

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She’ll love this adorable bunny clip. Perfect all spring long, the clip looks more difficult to make than it is! Loops of ribbon, a couple of google eyes and craft poms, and you’ve got it made!

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Two sizes (5/8-inch, 1/4-inch) of white ribbon:
White pom poms
Pink pom pom
Pink grosgrain ribbon
Assorted googly eyes
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Scissors
Metal barrette
Needle
Thread

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Things to do:
1. Thread your needle and knot one end. Leaving the ribbon on the spool, create a double-looped bow a little larger than your barrette. Slip the needle into the center, but don’t pull it all the way through.
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2. Continue looping ribbon, about the same size as the first loops, pushing the center of the loops on top of the needle.
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3. Continue with at least 4 loops on each side, as shown.
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4. Sew through the middle now, securing all the loops. Clip the thread and the ribbon.
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5. Cut two pieces of the larger white ribbon to 5 inches long.
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6. Fold them into “ears” as shown, gluing them together at the bottom.
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7. Glue the ears to the back of the bow you finished in step 4.
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8.Glue on the eyes and nose pieces.
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9. Create a little bow or another embellishment for the top.
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10. Glue the embellishment in place.
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DIY Paper Easter Bunny Treat Pouches

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Fill these bunnies with sweet jelly beans or other Easter treats, and don’t feel bad when your recipient tears into them as fast as they can!

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Kraft paper
Scissors
Small pink craft pom
Bunny template
Sewing machine and sewing notions

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Things to do:
1. Cut out the template bunny.
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2. Trace it onto a folded piece of Kraft paper.
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3. Cut around the shape; you’ll have two bunnies.
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4. Place both pieces together and pin in place.
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5. With your sewing machine, sew around the bunny with a 1/4 ” seam allowance but leave the bottom open.
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6. Fill the bunny with treats.
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7. Stitch the bottom so the treats don’t fall out.
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8. Glue a craft pom at the bottom, for a tail.
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DIY Moss-Covered Easter Eggs Tutorial

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For a rustic farmhouse look, try these moss-covered Easter eggs. They’ll look right at home with rustic decor or mixed among different styles of eggs.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 8+

Things you’ll need:
2-3 styrofoam eggs
2-3 packages of dried sheet moss
Pink ribbon
Scissors
Pink sequin or other embellishment
Sequin pins

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Things to do:
1. Take a bit of moss out of the bag and shape it over the egg. Pin in place with the sequin pins.
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2. Continue pinning the moss to the egg as shown.
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3. Repeat for a second or third egg.
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4. Cut ribbon to fit around the egg, and pin in place.
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5. Create a small bow by folding a 4-inch piece of ribbon as shown.
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6. Slide sequin onto a pin and pin the bow in place.
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Easter Bunny Treat Mason Jars Tutorial

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Paint this bunny jar for your own decor or for gift-giving. Fill with faux miniature eggs or with jelly beans – yum!

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Clear mason jar
Paint brush
Acrylic paint
Yellow ribbon
Lace
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Scissors
Bunny template
Tape

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Things to do:
1. Cut out the bunny from the template and add tape to the back of the template. Secure it to the jar as shown.
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2. Paint the first coat, taking care not to get paint under the template.
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3. After the paint dries, paint another coat. Allow to dry again.
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4. Remove the paper template.
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5. Cut the lace to fit under the lid as shown. Warm up your hot glue gun.
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6. Glue a strip of ribbon around the edge of the lid to finish the bunny jar.
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Easter-Themed Embroidery Hoop Tutorial

Easter_Themed_Embroidery_Hoop_mainTry something a little different for your Easter and spring decor this year. This lace embroidery hoop can be topped with a whimsical embellishment, as shown here, or you can aim for a vintage or primitive style for your Easter embroidery hoop.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 8+

Things you’ll need:
Embroidery ring
White lace
Canvas or burlap
Easter-inspired embellishments
Narrow pink ribbon

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Things to do:
1. Cut the lace and the canvas at least 1-inch larger than the size of the hoop. Take the hoop apart and insert the two fabrics into the hoop.
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2. Trim the excess. Warm up your hot glue gun.
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3. Glue the embellishments to the front of the hoop.
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4. Slide a piece of ribbon into the top of the hoop at your desired length.
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DIY Easter Egg Wreath Tutorial

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Eggs, eggs, everywhere! This spring-colored wreath of eggs is perfect for your holiday celebration. An egg wreath you’ll bring out year after year!

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Styrofoam wreath
2 containers of miniature eggs
Hot glue gun
Twine or ribbon
Glue sticks
Scissors

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Things to do:
1. Warm up your hot glue gun. Start gluing the eggs to the wreath, leaving as little space as possible between the eggs.
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2. Continue adding eggs as shown. Make sure to leave a small space along one edge to add your twine or ribbon for hanging.
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3. To fill in areas with holes, glue some eggs on top of others.
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4. Add your string or ribbon and glue more eggs over the area to cover any bare spots.
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Kid Approved Popsicle Stick Lambs Tutorial

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Baa, Baa, multi-colored sheep, have you any wool? You and your little one will have fun painting these popsicle stick lambs and choosing just the right look for your spring lambs.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 8+

Things you’ll need:
Craft sticks
Assorted googly eyes
Acrylic paint
Large white pom poms
Paint brushes
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Scissors

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Things to do:
1. Paint your craft sticks in spring colors of your choice. You might need to paint two coats, allowing them to dry between coats. Warm up your hot glue gun.
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2. Glue the google eyes of your choice to the sticks once dry.
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3. Glue the large poms to the middle of the sticks.
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How to Make an Easter Bunny Hair Clip Tutorial

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Girls of all ages will love this sweet bunny hair clip for spring. From the cute ears to the little pom nose, this bunny has all the cuteness for the season!

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Metal barrette
Two colors of 3/8″ wide ribbon
Assorted googly eyes
Small pink pom
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Scissors

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Things to do:
1. Warm up your hot glue gun. Cut a piece of ribbon to the length of the barrette, and glue in place.
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2. We’ll start on the ears first. Cut two pieces of ribbon to 3 1/2 ” long, and another two pieces to 3″ long.
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3. Loop them into tear-drop shapes and glue in shape as shown.
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4. Glue the smaller set on top of the larger set.
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5. Glue the ears in place on the clip.
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6. Cut another piece of ribbon to 8 1/2 ” long and make a mark in the middle.
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7. Loop one end up toward the mark, and glue in place, with the end glued to the back of the ribbon.
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8. Bring the other end up and around, crimping it as shown, and gluing the crimped part in place.
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9. Continue to fold the ribbon as shown, gluing in the second crimped corner and at the intersection of the loops. Trim.
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10. Cut another piece of ribbon to 3 1/2 ” and form a loop, gluing to the “body” as shown.
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11. Glue this to the clip, making sure the top overlaps the ears.
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12. Glue the google eyes in place.
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13. Glue the pink pom as shown.
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14. Trim the ends of a 1 1/2 ” piece of ribbon into V-shapes, and glue to the “neck” of the bunny.
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Kid Approved Spring Bunny Planter Tutorial

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Uh-oh! Bunny is in trouble! It’s a bummer when bunnies eat our spring flowers, but at least with this craft, no plants were harmed… and it’s a cute way to poke fun at the problem!

Difficulty level: Easy
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 10+

Things you’ll need:
Large white iridescent pom pom
Artificial purple daisies
Medium pink pom pom
Assorted felt sheets in green, pink and white
Hot glue gun
Glue sticks
Scissors
Small clay pot
Newspaper or other filling
Marking tool

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Things to do:
1. Trace a circle on the green felt that’s a little smaller than the pot opening. Cut it out.
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2. Fill the pot with some type of filling and place the circle on top. Warm up your hot glue gun.
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3. Cut two feet into shapes like the ones shown, out of white felt. Cut six small rectangles out of pink felt for toe pads.
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4. Glue the pink pieces onto the white foot shapes.
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5. Hot glue a medium or small pom onto the large white one.
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6. Glue the feet onto the large white pom as shown.
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7. Slide some of the daisies into the pot.
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8. Glue the bunny onto the pot as shown.
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