Embellished Bud Vase

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Lora from Craftivity Designs created this bud vase that’s perfect for displaying those beautiful spring blooms. Lora paired a thrifted flower pin with a thrifted vase for an all together thrifty version of Anthro’s pretty flower vases. Spring is all about new life, and this is a great way to repurpose an old piece of jewelry and give it a fresh start!

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Glitter Dragonfly Ornament

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As expressed in one of her favorite poems, dragonflies hold a special meaning to Gail from Purple Hues and Me. So she was delighted to hack a cute, glittery green caterpillar dragonfly that she saw at Pier 1. The Easter ornament was easily duplicated using basic craft items Gail had on hand. Don’t they look like little dragonfly twins {giggle}?

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Burlap Easter Flag

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Yes, the temperature today is in the thirties, but all the bunnies and eggs around make me feel like spring is on the horizon! Susan from Sunflower Hugs used materials she had on hand to create this burlap Easter flag with a bunny silhouette applique. Pottery Barn’s flag is already sold out, so Susan points out that you will have to DIY if you want to get your hands on one. Thankfully, Susan makes it easy on you with her tutorial!

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Decorative Spring Baskets

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Sherry from Pondered Primed Perfected put a fresh spin on a project she completed last summer upcycling strawberry cartons. This go-round Sherry dressed up the cartons with pastel paint, glitter, and ribbons for a look that’s befitting of spring and Easter. Sherry’s steps result in a durable, waterproof finish so the containers can be used again and again as tabletop décor, mini Easter baskets, and even gift baskets for friends.

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Faux Flower Centerpiece

Heather from Heather’s Helpings spied a floral arrangement on display in Pottery Barn that she loved, but it was priced at $226. She thought that she could probably make it herself, and did for just under $28! Just three items are needed to create this focal piece. Heather says, “What I love though is it’s [...Read More]

French Bunny Pillow

Debbie from Confessions of a Plate Addict created the perfect pillow featuring a bunny to welcome in spring. I mean what says spring like furry little creatures? After finding just the right bunny for her pillow, Debbie used transfer paper to move him to his new home on her pillow cover. Doesn’t he look dignified [...Read More]

Spring Hydrangea Wreath

Kristi from KrisKraft had been waiting for the weather to warm up enough to justify the presence of a new spring wreath on her front door. She found a hydrangea-covered one that she loved but had a price tag of $130. Crazy! Especially considering you can make your own nearly identical one for a small [...Read More]

Painted Ceramic Bunny

Heather from Setting for Four shares a super simple project for creating your own Pottery Barn-esque Easter décor. Heather snatched up a ceramic bunny from Goodwill and then coated the little fellow with some primer and glossy white spray paint. That’s it! Check out your local thrift store, dollar stores, or even your own closet [...Read More]