Easter Ideas: A DIY Paint Chip Egg Garland To Decorate Your Home (PHOTO)
Finding unique and inspiring decorations for any holiday can be a bit of a challenge, especially when we find that the store-bought variety are a little tired. So why not make some decorations of your own? Today's Easter idea, which was designed by Modern Parents Messy Kids, is the perfect project to dress up your home for the upcoming festivities. Their DIY paint chip Easter garland also serves as a brilliant repurposing idea for all those leftover samples.
Aside from how easy this beautiful craft is to make, we're huge fans of the idea that the color combinations we can use to make our eggs are virtually endless. For more photos and details about making this craft, be sure to head over to Modern Parents, Messy Kids' website. And if you want even more Easter ideas, check out our our board on Pinterest.
Paint Chip Egg Garland
Decorate your home with these <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/24/easter-ideas-diy-paper-egg-garland_n_2933455.html?utm_hp_ref=easter-2013" target="_blank">beautiful DIY paint chip egg garlands</a>.
Bunny Center Piece
Your Easter dinner table will be complete with this <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/22/easter-ideas-bunny-centerpiece_n_2925324.html?utm_hp_ref=easter-2013" target="_blank">bunny center piece</a>.
Collect your egg findings with these <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/21/easter-ideas-egg-hunt-bags_n_2917237.html?utm_hp_ref=easter-2013" target="_blank">easy, no-sew DIY felt hunt bags</a>.
Tiny Flower Baskets
Make these <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/20/easter-ideas-tiny-flower-baskets_n_2902413.html?utm_hp_ref=easter-2013" target="_blank">tiny flower baskets from votives </a>as holiday gift favors for friends and family.
Happy Hippity Hop!
Have a secret to share? Then consider making a spin-off of the popular Fortune Cookie and craft these egg-shell notes for your loved ones. For a full list of materials and complete instructions, head on over to <a href="http://poppytalk.blogspot.com/2010/04/happy-hippity-hop.html" target="_blank">Poppytalk's website</a>.
Onion Skin-Dyed Decorative Eggs
These glossy, onion skin-dyed decorative eggs is both appealing to look at and fun to make. <a href="http://scissorsandspoons.com/onion-skin-dyed-decorative-eggs-terra-cotta-colored-decorative-eggs/" target="_blank">Scissors and Spoons's website</a> for more details on this craft.
Blingy Easter Eggs
Dressing anything up with jewelry enhances beauty levels in general. So why not give your batch some bling this Easter? <a href="http://lovelyindeed.com/diy-blingy-easter-eggs/" target="_blank">Lovely Indeed</a> has all the details you'll need to dress your eggs up with some elegant gems.
Doodle Easter Eggs
Love playing with sharpies? Then this craft is definitely for you. And though you can run wild with the design, <a href="http://alisaburke.blogspot.com/2011/04/doodle-easter-eggs.html" target="_blank">Alisa Burke</a> has some tips and tricks that will definitely help you out.
Silk-Dyed Tie Eggs
We're a huge fans of print and patterns, which is probably why we're crazy about this silk-dyed tie design. <a href="http://www.ourbestbites.com/2012/03/silk-dyed-eggs-aka-tie-dyed/" target="_blank">Our Best Bites</a> shares all (with easy-to-follow instructions) on this beautiful craft.
Chocolate Easter Surprise Eggs
Curious to know what happens when you crack it? To learn what's inside, head over to<a href="http://www.notmartha.org/archives/2010/03/30/chocolate-easter-surprise-eggs/" target="_blank">Not Martha's website</a>.
Chalkboard Easter Eggs
We admit it: we love all things blackboard. They're easy to apply on any surface, and the creative possibilities seem endless (after all, you can always erase your marks.). To learn how to make these <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/18/easter-ideas-chalkboard-paint-eggs_n_2885572.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-home&ir=HuffPost%20Home" target="_blank">chalkboard Easter eggs</a>, check out <a href="<a href="http://www.oleanderandpalm.com/2012/03/chalkboard-easter-eggs.html" target="_blank">Oleander and Palm</a>" target="_blank">Oleander and Palm's website</a>.
Decoupage Easter Eggs
Sometimes a patchwork of different colors is all your egg needs. And this <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/17/easter-decoupage-eggs_n_2885498.html?utm_hp_ref=huffpost-home&ir=HuffPost%20Home" target="_blank">decoupage easter egg</a> is certainly a shining example of how effective that method really is. To learn how these cute designs were applied, <a href="<a href="http://bywilma.com/2012/04/03/diy-decoupage-easter-eggs/" target="_blank">By Wilma</a>" target="_blank">By Wilma's website</a> has the inside scoop you're looking for.
Paper Flower Easter Eggs
A creative way to 'color' Easter Eggs.
Easy Eggshell Candles
A very unique Easter centerpiece idea.
Easter Spring Vase
A charming re-purposing approach to the Easter egg.
Jelly Bean Topiary Piece
These <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/05/easter-ideas-topiary-centerpiece_n_1404130.html?utm_hp_ref=easter-2013" target="_blank">jelly bean topiary pieces</a> are perfect for an Easter centerpiece. Head over to <a href="http://craftysisters-nc.blogspot.com.br/2010/03/jelly-bean-topiary.html" target="_blank">Crafty Sisters' page</a> for instructions.
Springtime Napkin Rings
Learn how to make these <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/30/easter-crafts-ideas-napkin-rings_n_1389262.html?utm_hp_ref=easter-2013" target="_blank">easy table accents for Easter</a> by heading over to <a href="http://scissorsandspatulas.com/2011/04/diy-springeaster-napkin-rings.html" target="_blank">Scissors and Spatulas' page</a>.
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