Fancy this year’s Easter to make gifts and decorations yourself? In today’s post we have prepared some interesting inspirations for creative and happy crafting. Soon we will be looking forward again to the blossoming trees and warm sunshine in spring and to the coming Easter. Let us take the opportunity and give our friends and family a little joy with small, colorful Easter gifts.

Great Easter Ideas for Homemade Gifts and Fresh Spring Decorations

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DIY Mini Egg Terrarium

The simple crafting of small terrariums in plastic eggs not only offers a beautiful deco idea for spring, but also a great idea for creative Easter gift . Just grab plastic eggs, golden spray paint, bits of earth and various moss or mini-fat plants. Dye one half of the plastic ice from the outside and let the paint dry. Then fill in the dyed part with a bit of damp soil, moss and other miniature green plants.

 

Easter to tinker gifts and decoration: DIY easter egg terrarium

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3.DIY Egg Shell Tealights

Candles are always a beautiful decoration and gift idea. Especially at Easter, these decorative elements in all shapes and colors to find but also to tinker yourself. In addition to the numerous creative crafting ideas for DIY candles, today we have a super simple and original inspiration for great spring decoration with tea lights in egg shells, which can also take over for a small lovely Easter gift. For this spring decoration you will need a matching gift box, tissue paper and 6 eggshells as well as 6 tealights. Rinse eggshells with soapy water and leave to dry. Cover gift box with tissue paper, place tealights in the egg shells and arrange in the box.

Creative crafts with egg shells for Easter

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Carrots as decoration and gift wrapping for Easter

Here we come up with two great ideas for creative Easter decoration and original packaging of small Easter gifts in a DIY carrot packaging made of paper or flower pots.

For crafting the carrots from flower pots you need a terracotta pot with saucer in the desired size, orange acrylic paint, hot glue and green paper for the stalk. Color the flowerpot in orange and let it dry. Cut thin paper strips, fold in half and glue to bottom of bottom plate. If you want to give away the terracotta carrots, fill them with sweets or other trifles and tie a bow.

 

Creatively wrap Easter gifts in a paper or terracotta carrot

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Recipe for Easter Bunny Cookies

  • 500 g flour, sieved
  • 320 g powdered sugar, sieved
  • 250 g unsalted butter, cold and crushed
  • 250 g marzipan (almond paste)
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 drops of orange blossom water
  • 3 egg yolks
  • Bowl of 2 lemons
  • 10 small chocolate Easter eggs

Put the flour, powdered sugar, baking powder and lemon peel in the food processor and mix. Add butter and process until a mixture with fine crumbs. Add the egg yolk and orange blossom water and mix to the dough. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours. Halve cooled dough in half. Roll each half of the dough 2mm thick between two sheets of baking paper and make a total of 20 Easter bunny cookies with a large cookie cutter (10cm). Place cookies on sheets of baking paper and put them back in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 170 degrees. Roll out the marzipan 1mm thick and cut 10 cookies with the same cookie cutter. Place each marzipan easter bunny between two of the other cookies, lightly squeeze and bake for 15 minutes. Take the biscuits out of the oven and allow to cool completely.

great recipe idea for delicious easter bunny platters with glaze and chocolate Easter egg

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© Ben Dearnley

Prepare frosting in the meantime. Beat 2 egg whites with 640 g powdered sugar until a thick and smooth mixture. If desired, you can split ½ cup of glaze into two cups and color with food colors. Fill colored icing in a piping bag with a 2mm spout and sprinkle one edge along the biscuit shape. Leave the frosting edge for 30 minutes and fill the outline with glaze. Decorate each easter bunny biscuit with a small chocolate easter egg in the middle and let the glaze go for about an hour.

DIY Easter bunny bowl as an original gift idea for Easter

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6th Easter Bunny Bowl tinkering

What you can do for Easter as a gift or decoration is this cute rabbit shell made of modeling clay. You need air-drying clay, white acrylic paint, black oil-based sharpie markers, rolling pin, sandpaper and a glass bowl.

Roll modeling clay onto parchment paper 6mm thick. Turn the glass bowl over and place it on the modeling clay to cut out a circle using knives. Cut an oval shape from the rest of the modeling clay and cut in half for both rabbit ears. Secure ears to the back of the circle by pressing lightly. Carefully remove the rabbit head from the parchment paper and place it in the glass bowl. Press modeling compound lightly until it takes the shape of the shell. Let clay dry over the night. The next day take out the bunny shell, smooth all edges with sandpaper and dye in white. After the paint has dried, paint two eyes and nose with sharpness marker.

Making Egg Bath Bombs with Lavender and Rose Fragrance for Easter

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DIY Easter Eggs Bath Bombs

Bath bombs are ideal as a small Easter gift, especially if they resemble colorful Easter eggs. Moreover, they are the perfect decoration for your own bathroom and will create a happy Easter atmosphere there . Here you will find a recipe for 12 bath eggs with a romantic yet therapeutic rose and lavender scent. The combination of mood-enhancing rose oil with the relaxing effect of lavender will certainly give you and your loved one a wonderful, healing aromatherapy.

  • 290g Soda
  • 170g citric acid, granulated
  • 150g cornstarch
  • 170g Epsom salt, finely ground
  • 4 t of water
  • 8 teaspoons of essential oils of pink and lavender
  • 4 teaspoons coconut oil, warmed and liquid
  • food coloring as desired
  • Dried lavender and rose petals
  • Plastic eggshapes and egg carton

Mix the food soda, citric acid, corn starch and epsom salt, and divide the mixture into two bowls. For both fragrances you will need two smaller bowls. Add 2 t of water, 4 teaspoons of aromatic oils, 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and the desired food color to each bowl. Add the wet mixes to both dry mixes and mix well. Put dried petals in both halves of the plastic eggshell and fill each half well with one of the two mixes. The filled egg halves well together and let dry for 60 minutes or better for a day in the refrigerator. Carefully loosen the plastic mold from the bath bomb the next day.

Easter Ideas for cool gift wrapping with colorful egg cartons

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8.Packing Easter Gifts in Egg Carton

The perfect gift wrap for homemade sweets or Easter egg bath bombs is a colorful and cheerful colored egg carton that can be decorated even more attractively with spring flowers and matching gift ribbons. For the creative design of such Easter gift boxes you need different acrylic colors in pastel shades, a large artificial flower, ribbons, hot glue and decorative Easter grass as a base for the little things in the egg box.

Dye the egg carton on all sides, except the egg cup inside. Leave the dyed egg box open until the color has completely dried. Decorate individual egg cups with artificial grass and fill them with bath bombs or miniature cupcakes. Tie one or more ribbons around the egg carton and finally glue a large flower with leaves of an artificial flower to the cardboard lid.

Easter bunny napkin rings for Easter as a gift and table decoration

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DIY easter napkin rings

Other interesting gift ideas as well as matching table decoration for Easter are these creative DIY napkin rings made of wooden rings and small bunnies, which are simply glued together and dyed with spray paint as desired.

Creative crafting idea for attractive concrete egg holders as modern table decoration and original Easter present

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DIY Cement Egg Holder

  • 8 magnetic cube 10 mm
  • 2 avocados
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • craft cement
  • vegetable oil
  • Gold paint and brush
  • Sandpaper, knives and teaspoons

Halve the avocados lengthways and spoon out the flesh. Make craft cement according to the instructions. Fill the avocado shells with cement and allow the mixture to set for about 10 minutes. Grease the bottom of the eggs. Place one egg in each avocado half in the place of the core and press lightly to form egg holder. Sink two magnetic cubes in the narrower part of each avocado half. Remove peel and eggs after 24 hours. Smooth the edges and surface of the cement egg holder with sandpaper. Finally, make the eggcups in matching color.

DIY Easter glass with sweets as a tasty surprise for children and adults

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Gifts in the Easter Chick Glass

Even at Easter, gifts in a glass are a great idea for funny and delicious surprise. The creative tinkering of different Easter glasses is also a wonderful and interesting task for the little ones. Here we will show you an inspiration for DIY Easter chick glass. For crafting is needed:

  • 1 small mason jar
  • yellow candies / skittles
  • Permanent marker black
  • yellow muffin paper
  • 2 orange paper flowers
  • 2 small pieces of paper orange
  • craft glue

Fill preserving jar with candies and close. Paint two black dots for eyes with the marker. Cut beak and feet from orange paper and stick to the glass. Fold muffin paper halfway and cut in half. To form the wings, fold both halves of the paper halfway and glue them to the glass.

Easter bunny nail polish as a great Easter gift for small and large ladies

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DIY Easter Egg Wreath Decoration

A DIY wreath of colorful Easter eggs can be tinkered not only as a happy decoration, but also as a great gift for Easter. Here you will find a beautiful crafting idea for Easter wreath of crepe paper and Papiermaché eggs. You will need wire wreath Ø 30cm, flower wire, 2 sheets of tissue paper, crepe paper in all colors, paper mache eggs in two sizes, hot glue and scissors.

bringing a happy Easter atmosphere into the house with a colorful DIY Easter egg wreath

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© Jane Merritt

Cut 1.5cm wide crepe paper strips against the grain and then gently stretch them out with your fingers. Wrap paper strips around the paper mache eggs using glue and fasten. Wrap wire wreath with tissue paper to create more area for attaching easter eggs. Glue paper papier mâché eggs to the wire wreath and decorate with decorative crepe paper and flower wire branches.

 

to prepare great joy for Easter with small presents

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