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The forecast here in New York is calling for snow. Thanks, Mother Nature! But the vernal equinox (aka first day of spring) is two days away, no matter what the forecast says. Shake your winter blues away with pretty Easter crafts in spring palettes. Got some yarn hanging around your home? (If you knit or crochet, you know you do!) These ideas I spotted on Pinterest are perfect for using up scraps.

Make an Easter wreath with yarn. See how on HGTV Design Happens Blog...
I love wreaths for all seasons. Fun fact: This yarn Easter wreath from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs is actually a modification of Easter garland. Make whichever would look best on your front door or hanging over your mantel!

Make yarn-wrapped bottles for spring! See how on HGTV Design Happens Blog...

Revive your recycling by wrapping glass bottles in yarn. These bright examples from Craft and Creativity are covered in all the colors I want to be surrounded by right now.

Make colorful Easter eggs out of yarn. See how on HGTV Design Happens Blog...
You can make your own Easter eggs out of yarn. I repeat, YOU CAN MAKE EGGS OUT OF YARN. They’re cute, colorful and best of all? No stinky vinegar smell. Head over to Six Sisters’ Stuff for all the details.

Make an Easter basket out of cereal boxes and yarn. See how on HGTV Design Happens Blog...
Wouldn’t the yarn eggs above look divine in this DIY Easter basket? The bird’s nest look comes from shredded cereal boxes and bits of yarn. Head to Michele Made Me for the full tutorial.

Make carrots for the Easter Bunny out of yarn. See how on HGTV Design Happens Blog...

What’s up, Doc? Welcome the Easter bunny’s arrival with yarn carrots. Carolyn from Homework tells you what you need to know to make these adorable accents.

Which yarn craft looks like a ball to make? And are there any household items you’d like to see featured in this column? Leave your suggestions in the comments below!

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5 Responses

  1. Oh wow! I'm so excited to see my wreath featured over here! Thank you SO much!!

  2. RSS says:

    I love the wreath and the carrots.

  3. Ivy says:

    I like the idea of wrapping bottles in yarn.

  4. Liz_HGTV says:

    I'm kind of a bottle hoarder, so I like the idea of using some of my stash for the yarn-wrapped vases.

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