The most festive homes welcome Easter at the front door. Making a decorative Easter door hanger is not difficult and the projects below are kid-friendly. Guests will comment on the adorable decorations and wonder where you purchased them. Don’t tell that you saved a lot of cash by making them yourself!
To make a Jellybean Door Monogram, you will need:
Step 1: Choose a paper-mache letter that is the first letter of your last name.
Step 2: Paint the letter with the acrylic paint and paintbrush. Allow time for the paint to dry.
Step 3: Hot glue jellybeans to the front of the letter, covering the entire area. Let the glue dry.
Step 4: Hot glue the ribbon to the back of the letter to create a loop for hanging from a hook or a nail on the door.
To make a Hanging Egg Door Decoration, you will need:
• Plastic foam egg shapes in different sizes
• Different colored crepe paper
• Several styles of ribbon
• Small straight pins
Step 1: Wrap the foam eggs with crepe paper strips, using glue to attach the ends to the egg.
Step 2: Wrap the ribbon around each egg several times in different locations. Attach the ribbon to the egg with the straight pins and leave one long end of ribbon.
Step 3: Gather eggs together at varying heights. Tie the long ends of ribbon together.
Step 4: Hang from a wreath hanger or hook and top with a ribbon bow.
To make a Hanging Easter Diorama, you will need:
• Small cardboard boxes
• Colored paper
• Small baskets
• Small artificial flowers
• Small branches
• Toy chicks and bunnies
• Easter postcards
• Decorative trim
Step 1: Cover the interior of the boxes with the colored paper. Glue moss to the bottom of the boxes.
Step 2: Add toy chicks and bunnies, small baskets, and flowers to create mini Easter scenes. Cut out springtime images from Easter postcards and insert these in some boxes, gluing them to a small branch attached to the moss.
Step 3: Poke a hole in the top of the boxes with the pen. Loop a ribbon and knot it inside the box, creating a hanger.
Step 4: Add decorative trim around the outer edge of the box.