Easter is fast approaching, and tradition dictates that you decorate. The coolest Easter decorations are those you actually make yourself, so let your creative side loose, grab your handicraft things and get started! Here are some tips on Easter decorations you can make yourself.
Making Easter decorations doesn’t have to be so complicated or expensive - you can go very far with just a few simple things that you have at home or can find in nature. A little clipping, gluing, and drying and poof! There you have it, the most delectable decorations! (... or at least the most creative). Forget using feathers from birds or synthetic feathers. Better for the animals and better for the environment!
You may have blown till you’re blue in the face trying to make these classic Easter ornaments. It can be quite a bit of work, but the result is terrific!
You will need: Raw eggs Drawing pin or needle Sewing thread Matches Paint A Bowl
If you want to hang the eggs: Break a matchstick in two and attach a piece of thread to it. Then insert the match through the largest hole in the top of the egg, and then place it crosswise. The matchstick should lie across the hole. The thread will come out of the hole and then you tie a knot.
After Easter, you can keep the eggs in an egg carton and use them every year!
Decorating is fun for both children and adults!
Another cool alternative to synthetic feathers is feathers made of thread or yarn. They look nice as decorations at Easter, in a wreath or suspended by a pretty ribbon.
What you need for the yarn feathers:
This is what you do:
Done! Decorate as desired and hang them up.
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What about cloth feathers that you can put in your Påskris (a Swedish Easter decoration made up of decorated branches and twigs)? Find a worn shirt, a colourful cloth or some old cloth that you can make fine cloth feathers from. Use your imagination and make a nice Påskris of whatever you have at home.
You will need:
Cotton cloth Yarn or sewing thread Scissors Iron Pen and paper / cardboard Double-sided sticky tape (at least 7.5 cm wide), available at hobby and craft shops
This is what you do:
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