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Spring Awakening: Easter Crafts

Other Ideas:
Dyeing, Easter, Eggs
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Crepe-Paper Spring Birds

Steps:5
Quince branches set the stage for a scene adopted from the newly invigorated outdoors: birds perched beside nests. This flock watches over quail eggs that have been dyed different colors.
Materials
  • Glue gun
  • Small polystyrene ball
  • Large polystyrene egg
  • Colored crepe paper
  • Scissors
  • Tacky glue
  • Brown floral tape
  • Map tacks
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Dyed and Speckled Easter Eggs

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Dyeing, Easter, Easter eggs
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Bird's Nest with Branches

Steps:4
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Decorative Nests

Steps:2
This oversize nest cradles an exuberant mix of blooms from spring-flowering bulbs –– the botanical counterpart to newly hatched birds. Pliable birch branches circle and ordinary wooden basket, giving the nest its ethereal, light-as-a-cloud appearance. The flower stems are supported by floral foam set in a plastic liner. 
Materials
  • 8- or 12-inch vine basket
  • Birch branches
  • 24-gauge brown wire
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Decorative Nests

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Easter
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Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

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Little Lamb Cookies

Time:3 hours 30 mins
Ingredients
  • Royal Icing tinted pink (optional)
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • Fine sanding sugar, for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Coarse salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
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Classic Rhubarb Fool with Farm-Fresh Cream

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Crepe Paper Faux Flowers

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Easter, Easter eggs, Kids, Paper
Beautiful and durable, crepe paper lends itself to countless applications. Glue bands of it to a bunch of eggs, affix tiny crepe blooms, and pile them in a bowl for a simple, elegant display. You also can use the paper to create lifelike flowers with egg centers. Or add crepe ears to an egg and watch it turn into a bunny.
Materials
  • Flower template
  • Scissors
  • Crepe Paper
  • Fabric-covered floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Glue
  • Floral Tape
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