Category: Spring Crafts

How to Make a Snowman Door Hanger

Do you want to build a snowman? This simple winter craft is the perfect cozy afternoon activity! Have your kids help you wrap the yarn for the snowballs and watch the snowman come to life.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Styrofoam balls (3-inch, 4-inch, 5-inch)
White chunky yarn
Buttons
Burlap ribbon
Scissors
Florist pin
Heavy gauge black wire
Wire cutters
Cardstock
Felt (black and grey)
String
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Wrap all three Styrofoam balls with chunky yarn.
2. Twist your black wire into arms for your snowman. Insert the arms on both sides of the 4-inch ball.
3. Hot glue the three balls together and let the glue dry completely.
4. Cut a 2″ strip of felt and glue it into a hat shape. Trace around it to cut the top felt. Then cut a 4″ circle for the brim. Glue together and trim any excess edges.
5. Add a 3/4 ” band of grey felt around the base of the hat.
6. Glue hat and buttons onto the snowman.
7. Tie the burlap ribbon scarf around the neck.
8. Knot the ends of a piece of string together, creating a loop. Push it down into the back of the head and secure with a florist pin for hanging.

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How to Make a Spring-Inspired Tree Centerpiece

Spring has sprung! This whimsical decoration is a great way to brighten up your space and welcome the season.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 45 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Pruning sheers
Tree branch
Pompoms
Bird’s nest
Eggs
Bakers twine
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Birch bark planter
Florist foam
Bird stickers
Rocks
Moss

Things to do:
1. Trim florist blocks to fit tightly into the planter.
2. Trim your tree branch to a sharp point and insert it in the foam bocks.
3. Cover the foam with rocks for stability and use moss to cover the rocks for decoration.
4. Cut pieces of bakers twine into 5″ lengths. Tie a knot close to the end to make a loop for hanging. Glue the bakers twine to the top of an egg to create an ornament for the tree.
5. Peel the paper off the back of the birds and place a knotted bakers twine loop between two stickers. Press the stickers together to create an ornament.
6. Use hot glue to add pompoms to the branch. Try to vary the colors and placement for a cheery, whimsical look.
7. Hang your bird and egg ornaments around on the tree.

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How to DIY Yarn Dandelion Bouquet

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. These Dandelion flowers may be a bother in your yard, but they look super cute on your shelves or table!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Pipe cleaners
Yarn (yellow and green)
Scissors
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Fork

Things to do:
1. Tie a piece of yellow yarn two inches below the end of the pipe cleaner.
2. Place a fork next to the pipe cleaner and wrap the yarn around the fork until it’s about 1/4 inch thick. Cut the yarn.
3. Fold both sides of the pipe cleaner around the yellow yarn bundle and twist it to secure.
4. Knot a piece of green yarn 1/4 inch up the yellow yarn bundle and start wrapping until the bottom portion of yellow yarn is covered with green yarn. Cut the yarn and use hot glue to secure.
5. Use scissors to get open the yellow yarn bundle, revealing your flower.

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How to Make a ‘Spring has Sprung’ Grass Wreath

Spring has sprung! Make sure your front door is ready for the sunshine with this green grass wreath.

Difficultly level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Grass mat
Artificial gypsophila pick
Wood cutout flowers
Bumble bees
Ladybugs
Scissors
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Wreath form
Paint (lavender, light pink, diva pink, and white)
Paint brush

Things to do:
1. The first step is painting your wood flower cutouts. Use different colors of acrylic paint to make them pop.
2. Cut the grass into strips and use hot glue to secure it around the paper mache wreath form. If there are any blank spots when you finish, use your scraps to fill them in.
3. Arrange flowers, lady bugs, bees and small flowers around the wreath, leaving an empty space for a bow at the top. Use hot glue to secure them in place.
4. Cut a piece of ribbon and tie a large bow. Use hot glue to secure it to the wreath.

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How to Make a Spring Bunny Planter

Spring has sprung! Celebrate the season with this cute bunny planter! This decor looks adorable on your dinner table or displayed on a shelf.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Age range: 9 and up

Things you’ll need:
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Flower pot
Greenery
Paint
Paint brush
Pen
Chalk pen
Chalkboard sign
Large pom pom
Small pom pom
Decorative eggs
Floral foam
Felt
Scissors
Wire cutters

Things to do:

  1. Cut a piece of foam to the size of your pot and slide it inside. Use hot glue to hold it in place.
  2. Arrange your greenery in the foam. Add in flowers with hot glue.
  3. Cut two felt circles and paint bunny paws on them.
  4. While you’re waiting for the paint to dry, use hot glue to add eggs to the greenery.
  5. Use hot glue to attach the paws to your pompom.
  6. Use hot glue to attach the bunny to the greenery in your pot.
  7. Write a message on your chalkboard sign and slide it down in the foam.
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DIY Spring Egg Topiary Tree Tutorial

Decorate your Easter table with this whimsical centerpiece! Your guests are sure to love this playful take on the season.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Birch flower pot
Moss
Florist foam
Knife
Dowel
Styrofoam ball
White paint
Pink ribbon
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Mini Easter eggs

Things to do:
1. Paint your dowel white and set it aside to dry.
2. Carve your foam block down to fit snugly inside the birch flower pot.
3. Slide your dowel into the center of the Styrofoam ball.
4. Stick the other end of the dowel into the center of the foam inside the pot.
5. Use hot glue to attach eggs to the surface of the Styrofoam ball. Over the entire surface.
6. Cover the foam in the pot with a layer of moss.
7. Tie a bow around the middle of the dowel.

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How to Make a Tutu Easter Basket

Your little ballerina will be delighted when she finds her tutu Easter basket filled with candy! This adorable project is easy to make and you can customize the colors for your favorite little dancer!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Easter basket
Tulle (pink, lavender, purple)
5/8″ Ribbon
1 1/2 ” Ribbon
Scissors
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Self-Stick rosettes

Things to do:

  1. Measure your basket to determine how long your tutu tulle needs to be. Your tulle should be roughly double the height of your basket.
  2. Cut roughly 100 pieces of tulle.
  3. Measure the circumference of your basket. Cut a piece of ribbon to wrap around the basket.
  4. Next, we’re going to cover the ribbon with tulle. Fold your tulle piece in half, lay the ribbon across it, tuck the ends of the tulle up through the loop and pull it tight. Repeat this step until the ribbon is completely covered.
  5. Use glue to attach your ribbon with tulle to the edge of your basket.
  6. Stick on your rosettes around the edge of the basket.
  7. Tie a large bow on the handle of the basket.
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DIY Spring Napkin Rings Tutorial

Celebrate the season with these cute, spring napkin rings! These little nests look lovely on your Easter table or any seasonal dinner.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 minutes
Age range: 9 and up

Things you’ll need:
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Nest
Greenery
Paint brush
Paint
Wire cutters
Wooden napkin ring
Plastic eggs

Things to do:

  1. First, start by painting your wooden napkin ring and let it dry completely.
  2. Trim two small pieces of greenery to your desired length and secure them to the front of your napkin ring with a small dab of hot glue.
  3. Use hot glue to attach the nest to the front of your napkin ring.
  4. Finally, glue the three eggs inside the nest. Voila, you’re ready for a spring-inspired tablescape!
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How to Make a Pom Pom Yarn Bunny

This adorable pompom bunny is the perfect spring present topper! It also looks lovely displayed on a shelf or makes a fun toy for your tot! There are endless possibilities for this darling, fluffy bunny!

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Yarn
Translucent cord
Pom pom makers
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Felt
Blush
Q-tip
Pom pom

Things to do:

  1. Use your pompom makers to make a large and small pom pom.

  2. Cut two ear shapes out of grey felt.
  3. Use a Q-Tip to apply blush to the center of the ears.
  4. Use hot glue to attach the ears to the large pompom.
  5. Use hot glue at attach the large pompom to the small pompom and add a small pompom tale on the back.

  6. Use translucent cord to make whiskers. Wrap the cord around your hand about 10 times and knot it in the center. Cut the loops. Use hot glue to attach the whiskers to the face of your bunny.
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DIY Bunny Headband

Your little one will look adorable in this bunny headband! In just a few simple steps, you can create a cute costume that’s perfect for Easter or a great addition to your dress up bin!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Headband
Felt
Pom pom
Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
Thread
Lavender tulle
Scissors
Pencil

Things to do:

  1. First, make a pattern for your ears. Our pattern was 4 1/4 ” tall and 1 3/4 ” across. The smaller pattern is 3 1/4 ” tall and 1 1/4 ” across.
  2. Trace your patterns onto two different colors of felt and cut out the shapes.
  3. Use hot glue to attach the smaller ears to the larger ears.
  4. Cut a 1″ slit up the center of the ear.
  5. Run a line of glue just above the slit and fold the base of the ear in half, giving it dimension.
  6. Use glue to attach the ears to the headband.
  7. Cut ten 2″ strips of tulle and stack them. Tie a piece of thread around the tulle and knot it tightly so the tulle stays together, creating a bow.
  8. Use glue to attach the tulle bow to the headband, between the ears.
  9. Glue a pompom to the center of the tulle bow.

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