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8 Easter Decorating Upcycles That Will Save You a Trip to the Store

03/24/2015 05:13 pm ET | Updated May 24, 2015
Confessions of a Plate Addict

As you begin your spring cleaning, take a moment to salvage these toss-able items, to start spring greening. Before you get rid of your stained ties or extra clothespins, take a look at all the spring-alicious Easter decoration you can create with them!

1. Turn leftover K-Cups into daffodils

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Project via Kim @The Kim Six Fix

Don't you hate throwing out those plastic K-Cups? Well, start saving them up, for a sweet spring greeting sign to bring color to your holiday home.

2. Or sweet bouncing Easter bunnies

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Project via Bethany @Pitter and Glink

If you're looking for some detail to add to your Easter mantel or tablescape, K-Cups can be turned into adorable bunnies. Add a few to your Easter baskets as a fun surprise!

3. Put old sweaters to good use

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Project via Tracy @At Home with Sweet T

Now that it's starting to warm up, you're probably considering which sweaters to store for next year and which to toss. Make sure to save some textured material for these mini spring carrots.

4. Use old clothespins for decoration

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Project via Jessie Jane @Lilyshop

While you're refreshing your household items, save any old clothespins you come across for this unique Easter decoration. A troupe of waltzing Easter bunnies will look great pinned to baskets or dancing across your tablescape.

5. Turn old ties into the most amazing eggs

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Project via Amanda @It's a Fabulous Life

You've never seen an Easter egg decorating method quite like this. Use the silky design on old ties to dye your Easter eggs with intricate and elegant colors and patterns. Here's how!

6. Combine sauce jars with colorful candy

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Project via Debbie @Confessions of a Plate Addict

Sure, you've heard of turning upcycled glass jars into lanterns, but have you ever considered adding Peeps? Use a pack of colorful Peeps to add instant Easter flavor to decorative lights.

7. Or turn one into a bunny vase

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Project via Michelle @Weekend Craft

Create more space for tulips and daffodils, by upcycling a tall, empty glass jar into an Easter vase. Add a little extra character, by giving your jar a coat of white paint and a sweet bunny face.

8. Start collecting tin cans for spring centerpieces

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Project via Shelley @Sow & Dipity

Turn empty tin cans into rustic outdoor decoration, perfect for embellishing an Easter tablescape with fresh blooms, or giving as spring gifts to guests and visitors.

For more Easter decorating ideas, make sure to check out all the ideas, inspirations, and how-to's at Hometalk!