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10 Spring Crafts

10 Spring Crafts

Spring is such a happy time, it’s like a breath of fresh air after a long, cold winter. At least it was cold if you live North of me. 🙂  That’s why spring cleaning is a thing. It’s a time for people to declutter, redecorate and start fresh.

Here are some ideas to brighten up your home for spring. And each one cost just a few dollars with this pile of adorable supplies I got at the Target Dollar Spot, a few more supplies from Dollar General and Wal-Mart and items I already had around the house.

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1- Napkin Rings – Total cost $2 for 6-10

Supplies: Toilet paper roll, burlap ribbon ($1 at Dollar General), hot glue gun, chipboard embellishments ($1 for per sheet at Target)

Instructions: Cut the toilet paper roll to your desired thickness, cover the toiler paper roll ring with burlap and glue with hot glue gun, glue on the chipboard embellishment.



 

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2- Place Cards – Total cost $1 for 3

Supplies: Cardstock, chipboard bunny clothes pin ($1 for 3 at Target)

Instructions: Print your guests’ names on card stock, clip the clothes pin with the card stock onto burlap ribbon tied around silverware.

*Extra Tip: You can create custom labels with cute designs and print them out yourself for free on Labeley.com.

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3- Decorative Kitchen Towel – Total cost $2 each

Supplies: Kitchen towel ($1 each at Dollar General), felt embellishments ($1 for several felt bunnies & $1 for several felt carrots at Target)

Instructions: Attach the felt bunny, carrots or any desired decoration to the towel with a hot glue gun. You could also sew them on with bold color thread as a decorative detail.



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4- Garland – Total cost $2

Supplies: Jute string, felt shapes ($1 for several felt bunnies & $1 for several felt carrots at Target)

Instructions: Weave the jute string through the felt bunnies’ ears. If you’re using shapes without holes like these carrots, you can punch a hole with a hole puncher to string the jute through.



 

5- Gift/Treat Bags with embellishments – Total cost $6 for 4

Supplies: White or other basic color gift bags (pack of 4 for $2 at Target), chipboard and/or felt embellishments ($1 per sheet or bundle at Target)

Instructions: This is so super simple and you can do it with just about any kind of cute embellishment you can find. I used a variety of chipboard and felt figures and hot glued them onto the bags.

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6- Gift/Treat Bags with clothes pin tag – Total cost $3 for 3

Supplies: White or any color gift bags (pack of 4 for $2 at Target), chipboard bunny clothes pin ($1 for 3 at Target)

Instructions: Another cute and easy way to do gift/treat bags is to simply clip on a cardstock name tag with the clothes pin bunny. The added benefit is that the gift recipient can re-use the bag and the clip in the future for any purpose.

*Reminder: On Labeley.com, you can create custom labels with cute designs and print them out yourself for free.



 

7- Easter Basket – Total cost $3 per basket

Supplies: Any basic Easter basket (This purple one was $1.88 at Wal-Mart), chipboard embellishments ($1 per bundle at Target)

Instructions: Simply attach a chipboard embellishment to the side of the basket with hot glue.



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8- Easter Basket Filler – Total cost $1

Supplies: Felt stuffed carrots ($1 per bundle at Target)

Instructions: You can add these adorable stuffed carrots into any Easter basket for a cute and whimsical touch.



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9- Rustic Wreath – Total cost $8

Supplies: Grapevine wreath ($4.74 at Wal-Mart), burlap ribbon ($1 at Dollar General), felt stuffed carrots ($1 per bundle at Target), jute string, chipboard bunny ($1 per sheet at Target)

Instructions: I started by wrapping some ribbon around the wreath and tying it in various ways but I took it all off. I felt the beautiful rustic quality of the wreath didn’t need much on it. So I simply tied a burlap ribbon bow at the top and added the carrots and bunny.

Tip: You could do a different version of this wreath with a wire wreath base that you cover with burlap ribbon and more embellishments. Take a look at these previous posts to see how:

Custom Front Door Wreath For Less Than $30

DIY Christmas Wreaths For Beginners



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10- Picture frame – Total cost $1

Supplies: Picture frame, chipboard embellishments ($1 per sheet at Target)

Instructions: Simply stick chipboard embellishments onto your picture frame in any design you like for an adorable and easy spring look. If the embellishment doesn’t have a sticky backing, hot glue it on.

 

Have any other easy spring craft ideas? Let me know in the comments below.

Like this post? Sharing is caring! Pin this image on Pinterest:Spring Wreath

 

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