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If you love DIY or crafting for the holidays, you’re going to want to try every last one of these 25 handmade Easter ideas!

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Easter and spring are a time of renewal, bringing the flower buds and early spring sun that we all crave!

It’s also an incredibly fun time to dust off your craft tools and try a DIY or two, so we’ve got 25 handmade Easter ideas to keep you busy all season!

These range from decor, to textile projects, to Easter egg DIY ideas that I can almost promise you haven’t seen yet. I hope you love trying your favorites.

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Handmade Easter Ideas and Crafts

If you’re someone who loves handmade, we’ve taken care to pull together a wide variety of projects that will encourage you to try lots of different techniques!

Simple knitting or crochet projects, paper crafts, and easy DIY ideas are all in store.

Easter Bunny Gingerbread Craft

How to make an Easter bunny gingerbread house

Gingerbread isn’t just for Christmas! This gingerbread house is obviously where the Easter bunny lives, and it’s so incredibly fun to put together. Bookmark this one for a crafternoon with your kiddos or girlfriends. Here’s how to make it!

Naturally Dyed Eggs

These dreamy eggs are a super fun project to try, as they’re colored with natural pigments! They could be a really neat one to do with kids as a science extension lesson as well. If natural pigments aren’t your thing, did you know you can also spray paint eggs for a totally different look?

Image and project from Moon and Spoon and Yum

Decorating Easter Eggs with Pressed Flowers

I just adore these pressed flower eggs! Collect flowers from your neighborhood, or even grab a little bunch from the grocery store. You can also create a very easy flower press right at home with supplies you probably already have.

Image and project from Hello Wonderful

Make Edible Sugared Flowers

I just love these sugared flowers, and I think they’d be beautiful on a spring cake! This is one Handmade Easter idea that’s absolutely delicious.

Image and project from Fox Farm Home

Handmade Rosemary Wreaths

These delicate rosemary wreaths look so charming circling an egg, and make a perfect place setting. Combine them with a spring floral centerpiece!

Image and project from Satori Design for Living

Paper Egg Ornaments

I think these pretty paper egg ornaments could be a great project for a class party! They’re simple enough even for kids to accomplish, but make a great finished handmade Easter idea. You could even turn them into a garland.

Image and project from Fireflies and Mud Pies

Adorable Easter Packaging

If you’re giving Easter gifts, take the time and care to package them as spectacularly as these gift boxes! I love that they use simple dollar store toys and elevate them into something beautiful.

Image and project from Alice and Lois

Faux Woven Easter Basket

I bet you never thought you could make an entire basket! This tutorial is such a great step-by-step breakdown, and will have you crafting your own modern and simple Easter basket in no time.

Image and project from Damask Love

Mini Trophies for an Easter Egg Hunt

Even the loser gets a trophy with these hilarous Easter egg hunt trophies! These would be perfect for a group of friends or a family who loves to have fun. Totally simple to make and it would take your Easter celebration to the next level.

Bunny Banner

A charming bunny banner that comes together so easily! I love this handmade banner to add to your Easter decor.

Image and project from Alice and Lois

Simple Painted Florals

If you’ve wanted to try your hand at painting, this tutorial makes it feel so approachable and attainable! I love the somewhat abstract florals and the unique canvas. It makes for a very cool and modern piece of Easter decor.

Image and project from Delineate Your Dwelling

Modern Easter Egg Paper Sculpture

If you love modern ideas or geometric vibes, this paper egg sculpture is such a fun handmade Easter idea! Kids can help fold the papers and it creates a really fun display.

Image and project from Proper

Faceted Egg Place Card Holders

Hostesses will love this one! Easy to create, modern place card holders in the shape of faceted and geometric eggs. These are something you could create together with friends and use them year after year.

Image and project from Sugar + Cloth

Handmade Easter Ideas using Textiles and Fiber Art

The next batch of ideas is perfect if you’re trying your hand at sewing, knitting, crochet, or just love fiber arts!

I also think some of these ideas could be combined to create something extra special and unique.

Handmade Felt Flower Easter Basket

The felt flowers take a simple dollar store basket and make it so very special! I love this idea, and once you master the felt flowers you can use them in so many various projects.

Image and project from Alice and Lois

Easter Textile Wall Hanging

This project can be made using a towel from the dollar store or dollar aisle for any season! It’s subtle, with just a nod to Easter and spring, but bringing a modern vibe to your decor.

Image and project from A Hundred Affections

Fluffy Easter Bunny Wreath

This one isn’t so subtle but I just love it, especially on a colorful door! A charming Easter bunny wreath that’s so fluffy you can’t resist trying to make one of your own.

Image and project from A Beautiful Mess

Make a Bunny from a Knit Square

I love this project for early knitters! If you can knit a square, you can make this adorable knit bunny. Check out the tutorial to see the creative way it comes together.

Image and project from Studio Knit

Drawstring Bunny Bags

If you have a kids’ party coming up this spring, these would be an absolute adorable idea for goodie bags! These drawstring bunny bags come with simple instructions that are great for early sewers.

Image and project from Seam Whisperer

Crochet Wall Decor

An absolutely charming project to try if you’re getting into crochet! I love the idea of making a few of these to share with friends.

Image and project from Golden Lucy Crafts

Stuffed Carrots

How cute would these stuffed carrots be in a basket as a table centerpiece? Or even at each place setting at an Easter brunch?

Image and project from Seam Whisperer

Bunny Dolls

This is one of the more intricate handmade Easter ideas on the list, but these bunny dolls would be such a labor of love. And a beautiful gift for a little one, to be kept as an heirloom!

Image and project by Red Ted Art

Stitched Bird Decor

I cannot get enough of these adorable stitched birds! This duck and hen look like something that my grandmother had and I think they’re so incredible. They’re also not too tough to make and would be fun to create together with a tween as they learn to stitch.

Image and project by Pillar Box Blue

Hand Stamped Napkins

This moody color combo is really doing it for me! I love the rich greens of the handstamped napkins with the woodsy tones for an unexpected Easter palette. And the handstamped napkins would be such a lovely touch at an Easter table.

Image and project from The How To Home

Upcycled Easter Bags Using Sweaters

I love upcycled projects, and I think it’s just brilliant to use an old thrifted sweater to make these classic Easter goodie bags. So pretty!

Image and project by Sum of Their Stories

Felt Carrot Goodie Bags

And speaking of goodie bags, this last project is one of my favorites! The felt carrots are so whimsical and the handpainted tags are kid-made!

Image and project from Paper + Stitch

Now which one of these handmade Easter ideas is going to make your to-do list this spring! Can’t wait to add one or two to our craft itinerary. xoxo