This year more than ever, the Easter break presents a fantastic opportunity to get creative and enjoy a bit of family time; not only with egg hunts in the garden, but also trying your hand at crafty art activities.

This weekend we encourage you to embrace the  festivities with some of our favourite craft ideas for all to enjoy. Best of all, these DIY ideas are cheap, cheerful and fun for the whole family…



Chocolate Egg Cupcakes

Easter Crafts: Chocolate Egg Cupcakes

Have a go at these delicious Cadbury Mini Creme Egg Easter cupcakes, perfect for an afternoon treat in the garden as the sun beats down this weekend. Check out the Waitrose recipe here: waitrose.com/home/recipes.


Hot Cross Buns

Easter Crafts: Hot Cross Buns

Keep your Easter treats traditional with this master baker recipe. Check out the BBC Good Food recipe here:  bbcgoodfood.com/recipes.


Mini Egg Mason Jars

Easter Crafts: Easter-Treat-Jars

Looking for glorious, Easter-themed gifts to drop on your neighbours door this weekend? Check out these pretty-as-a-picture mason jars packed with sweet treats and goodies. Check out the Happiness is Home recipe here: happinessishomemade.net.



Mini Hanging Planters

Easter Crafts: Mini-Hanging-Planters

Looking for the perfect spot to plant those spring daffodils? Get crafty and transform your plant pots with these hanging macramé garden planters. Visit We Are Scout for more details: we-are-scout.com.


Paper Hyacinths

Easter Crafts: Paper Hyacinths

Brighten up your home this Easter with these DIY, low-maintenance flowers. No watering or sun required. These colourful additions make for the perfect family crafts session. For more information, visit One Little Project: onelittleproject.com.



Easter Clothespin Animals

Easter Crafts: Clothespin-Animals

Keep the kids entertained with Easter clothespin craft animals. Choose from three animal characters and let the Easter fun commence! For more information, visit The Best Ideas For Kids: thebestideasforkids.com.


Egg Hunt Baskets

Easter Crafts: Egg-Hunt-Baskets

This crafty idea is perfect for getting the kids creative with recycling materials whilst also doubling up as Easter egg hunt baskets. Get started here: thejoysharing.com.



Bird’s Nest Napkin Rings

Easter Crafts: Birds-Nest-Napkin-Rings

Bring some Easter sophistication to the dining table this weekend with these gorgeous napkin rings. For more information, visit Uncommon Designs Online here: uncommondesignsonline.com.


Sock Bunnies

Easter Crafts: Sock-Bunnies

Re-live those childhood memories by making sock bunnies with those unwanted or un-matching socks. Follow the step-by-step guide here: feelingnifty.com.


Egg Shell Tealights

Easter Crafts: Eggshell-Tealights

Add the final, Easter-themed touch to your dinner table this weekend with these easy-as-1,2,3 tealights made from leftover eggshells. For more information, visit Rock Flower Paper: rockflowerpaper.com.

Getting crafty this Easter weekend? Share your creations on social media and tag us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Happy Easter!