“Spring” Door Hanger Tutorial


Welcome the season with a festive door hanger! Our burlap, “Spring” banner looks lovely hung on your front door and is easy to display – No nails needed!

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

Things you need:
Gold metal ring
Hot glue gun/hot glue sticks
Scissors
Burlap ribbon
Cork letters

Things to do:
1. First, cut a 3-foot piece of burlap ribbon.


2. Slide the burlap ribbon through the metal ring and use hot glue to attach both sides.

3. Use hot glue to attach the cork letters to the burlap ribbon and spell out the word “spring.” Space them evenly all the way down and keep them in the center of the ribbon.

4. The final step is adding a bow to the top. Tie a bow out of burlap ribbon and use hot glue to attach it to the top of your door hanger.

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Kid Friendly Spring Bunny Tutorial


Celebrate the season with this festive and fun craft project! These adorable bunnies are simple to make, so they’re perfect for kids! Just swap out the hot glue gun for craft glue and you’re ready to go!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 6 and up

Things you’ll need:
Wooden plaque
Acrylic paint
Paint brush
Hot glue gun/hot glue sticks or craft glue
Google eyes
Foam sheets (white and pink)
Buttons
Ribbon
Scissors

Things to do:
1. First, paint your wooden plaque with cream or black acrylic paint. Set it aside to dry.


2. Next, cut your foam shapes. You’ll need a pink heart and two white rectangles. These pieces will be your bunny’s nose and teeth.
3. Use hot glue to attach two google eyes, your heart nose and teeth to the front of your painted plaque.

4. Cut a 14-inch piece of ribbon and tie it in a bow. Use glue to secure the bow to the top of your bunny’s head.

5. Add a button to the center of the bow.

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DIY Ice Cream Cone Decorations


Celebrate a birthday with these festive ice cream cone decorations! This sweet treat brightens up your space, adding a colorful, playful vibe to any party!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 45 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
2 1/2 inch styrofoam balls
Brown cardstock
Fabric
Sewing machine
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Tacky glue
Bakers twine
Pen
Ruler
Compass
Pinking shears
Floral pins

Things to do:
1. First, make a pattern for your cones. Use a compass to draw a 1/4 circle that is 5 1/2 inches tall. Cut out the shape.



2. Cut a notch off the end and roll the cardstock into a cone shape, overlapping the paper roughly 2-inches at the widest part of the cone. Use glue to hold it in place.

3. Cut a 42-inch x 1 1/2 inch strip of fabric and trim the edges with pinking shears.

4. Sew long stitches down the center of the fabric and pull the thread to gather the fabric until the length measures 8-inches. Trim excess thread.


5. Cut a 9-inch fabric circle and wrap it around your Styrofoam ball, using hot glue to secure.


6. Run a line of hot glue around the inside of your cone and slide the Styrofoam ball onto the cone.

7. Use hot glue to attach your ruffle to the top of the cone.

8. Finish your cone by cutting a 24-inch piece of bakers twine, folding it in half and using a floral pin to attach it to the top of your cone.

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DIY Spring Farmhouse Wall Pocket Tutorial


Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 45 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Wooden pendants
Chicken wire
E6000 glue
Scissors
Artificial flowers
Clothespins
Natural vine wire rope
Craft glue
Wire cutters
Sheet moss

Things to do:
1. Lay your pendant on a sheet of chicken wire and cut a piece large enough to wrap around the edges of your wooden pedant, with roughly 1-inch extra on all sides.


2. Wrap the chicken wire around the pendant, bending the edges around the wood to hold it in place. There should be a gap between the wire and the wood on the front, where you can slide your flowers and moss in.

3. Sandwich the wire between a second pendant, using E6000 Glue. Pin the edges with clothespins to hold the pieces in place while the glue dries.


4. Cut a piece of sheet moss just larger than your pendant and slide it down in the chicken wire.

5. Fill the planter with artificial flowers.

6. Finish the planter by adding a natural vine wire rope hanger. Wrap the wire around the edges of the planter and display.

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DIY Easter Egg Topiary Tutorial


Welcome spring with a fresh piece of home decor! This Easter egg topiary looks lovely on your table for Easter or shelves all season long.

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

Things you’ll need:
Halved wooden eggs
Acrylic paint
Hot glue gun/hot glue sticks
Styrofoam cone
Moss

Things to do:
1. Paint your wooden eggs. Start with a base coat and when it’s dry, add bright pattern details. Try polka dots or small “x” shapes.



2. Next, we’re going to attach the eggs to our Styrofoam tree. Apply a thin layer of hot glue on the back of the egg and attach it directly to the Styrofoam form.
3. When all of your eggs are attached, fill in the gaps with artificial moss. Be careful to apply it nice and thick, so the Styrofoam doesn’t show through.

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DIY Easter Sucker Treat Holders Tutorial


Who knew Easter candy could be so cute! These spring chicks are a fun alternative to an Easter basket. Tuck a few more pieces of candy inside the egg and watch your kiddos face light up when you hand them this sweet treat!

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

Things you’ll need:
Pastel felt sheets
Orange foam
Suckers
Google eyes
Yellow feathers
Bakers twine
Needle and scissors
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Create a pattern for your egg shell. The oval should be roughly 5-1/2 inches across and 7-1/2 inches tall. Trace the pattern onto felt and cut out two oval shapes.



2. Cut one of the ovals in half with a zigzag edge.
3. Use a needle and bakers twine to stitch the felt pieces together, creating a little pouch. Tie the ends of the bakers twine in a bow.


4. Fill the pouch with yellow feathers.

5. Embellish the front of the pouch with felt stickers.

6. Add a bird face to your suckers. Stick on a pair of google eyes and cut a beak out of orange foam and use glue to hold it in place.

7. Slide your sucker chicks down into the pouch.

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‘Spring has Sprung’ Terrarium Tutorial


Welcome the season with a ‘Spring has Sprung’ terrarium! The yellow chicks perch on a pussy willow branch, add a fun pop of color to your seasonal decor.

Things you’ll need:
Mason jar
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Knife
Floral foam
Artificial eggs
Chenille chicks
Ric rac
Branches
Moss

Things to do:
1. Use a knife to trim a piece of foam to fit on the mason jar lid. Use glue to secure it in place.


2. Stick several branches down into the foam.


3. Use hot glue to cover the foam with moss.

4. Use hot glue to attach two little chicks to your branches so they’re perching in your terrarium.

5. Add several eggs to the base of the branches.

6. Slide the mason jar down over the branches and screw it back on the lid.
7. Use hot glue to attach a piece of ric-rac trim around the edge of the lid.

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Quick and Easy Spring Bunny Garland Tutorial


Hoppy Easter! This colorful bunny garland is a cute addition to your Spring decor! Let your kids help trace and cut the shapes and string them together for a fun rainy day activity.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 6 and up

Things you’ll need:
Pastel patterned cardstock
White yarn
Pom pom maker
Scissors
Bakers twine
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Hole punch

Things to do:
1. First, create a bunny pattern for your garland using the measurements provided on our example.


2. Trace the bunny pattern onto cardstock paper and cutout the shape.

3. Use a pom pom maker and make pom pom tails for all of the bunnies on your garland and attach them with glue.


4. Punch two holes at the top of your bunnies and slide them onto a piece of bakers twine.


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How to Make Easter Bunny Sucker Treats


Make Easter candy cuter this year with this fun, seasonal project! These bunny suckers are a great addition to your little one’s Easter basket and they look adorable on display!

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

Things you’ll need:
Paper
Pencil
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Pens
Ruler
Pipe cleaner
Google eyes
1/2-inch pom poms
1-inch pom poms
Scissors
Ribbon
Sucker
Hole punch

Things to do:
1. Trace your pattern onto a piece of white paper and cut out the shape.



2. Punch a hole in the center and at the top of the paper.

3. Use a sharpie to draw a bunny mouth and nose.
4. Stick on a pair of google eyes.

5. Slide the sucker stick up through the holes and use a drop of hot glue to hold it in place. The paper should curve out, away from the sucker.


6. Twist a pair of ears out of pipe cleaner and wrap them around the top of the sucker. Use a drop of hot glue to secure them.


7. Use a drop of hot glue to attach two pompoms to the front of the bunny and one on the back, making a little tail.


8. Finish your bunny project by gluing a small bow to the front, just above the pompoms.


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Embroidery Floss Necklace Tutorial

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time required: 1-1/2 hours
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Scissors
Embroidery floss
Ruler

Things to do:
1. Cut 45 strands of floss that are each about 2 1/4 yards long, using whatever colors you’d like.

2. Holding all strands together, tie a knot about 22″ from one end.

3. Divide the floss into 4 groups.

4. Tie knots that are about 1″ apart in one group of floss. Tip: If your necklace is moving around too much, place a heavy object such as a book over the strands above the knot to keep the floss in place.

5. Repeat for the other 3 groups of strands, trying to stagger the knots so that they are not perfectly aligned.

6. Tie all 4 groups together with a knot, leaving a tail that’s about 4″ long.

7. Moving back to the first knot you made, begin knotting all the strands together, placing the knots close together.

8. Continue to tie knots until the knotted section measures about 12″ long.

9. Divide the remaining floss into 3 groups.

10. Begin braiding one group together until the braid is the same length as the first knotted section of your necklace.

11. Tie a knot to secure the first braid.

12. Repeat for the other two groups, braiding them and knotting the ends to secure them.

13. Tie one final knot to secure all the braids together.

14. Separate 4 long strands from one end of the necklace, then trim the remaining strands down to about 1/2 “-1”.

15. Repeat step 14 on the other end of the necklace.

16. Tie the long strands from each necklace end together to close the necklace, then trim the long strands so they are even with the shorter strands.

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