There is an abundance of Dollar Tree Easter decorations that you can purchase or DIY. Take a look at some of my favorite creations and learn how to make this cute Easter candy jar.
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Crafting is fun any time of the year, but I especially love creating when it’s part of a gift. This time of year I’m busy with Easter craft ideas that I can add to baskets, decorate my home or give to friends and family.
Dollar Tree’s craft section, or Crafter’s Square as it’s officially called, has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years. Here you can find just about anything you need to create with.
Their supplies are small and basic, keeping the cost down and supplying only what you need. Some of their items are top notch like wood blanks, floral items and seasonal décor.
Other items you can skip, like their selection of crafters vinyl. I’ve tested Dollar Tree vinyl with my Cricut and it just doesn’t hold up.
The store recently introduced a plus section, I’ve seen it online but it hasn’t arrived my in stores just yet. These are items priced above $1.25 which means the size and quality goes up too.
Dollar Tree Easter decorations
These are a few of my favorite craft blanks and decorations this season.
Foam shapes like these bunnies are really nice to add to a wreath, attach to sticks and use in a floral arrangement or add them to a jar like the craft I’m sharing below. They also come in egg shapes with endless painting possibilities.
Beaded round wood hangers are perfect for painting, they make an easy DIY Spring project that anyone can complete.
Dollar Tree has a big selection of inexpensive wreath forms for every season and holiday. This Spring they have this cute Easter bunny wreath form that you can do so much with. Wrap it in yarn, ribbon, fabric or flowers then hang it on your front door to welcome guests.
Dollar Tree Easter Crafts
These are some of my favorite, inexpensive, easter projects from years past.
With the wide selection at any dollar store you can put together a themed basket easily for $15. Take a look at these 7 options you can pull inspiration from.
Save a few jars and pick up supplies to create this Easter bunny and chick. Pipe cleaners, googly eyes, felt and paint can all be found in the crafter’s square section of Dollar Tree.
On my last trip to Dollar Tree I picked up these foam craft bunnies and grabbed a pickle jar from my stash to create this Easter candy jar.
Easter Candy Jar
Create this simple Easter candy jar using an old jar and Dollar Tree items.
- Pickle jar - or any jar with a lid you want to upcycle
- Foam bunny
- Paint in tan and pink
- Clean and dry the jar of your choosing. Make sure to pick one with a tight fitting lid.
- In a well ventilated area, spray paint the lid with tan and let it dry. This may take a few coats to fully cover the graphics.
- Place the foam bunny on a skewer and spray paint it pink. Stick the skewer into a piece of cardboard until the paint is dry. This method helps you coat all sides quickly.
- Use a strong glue like this super glue to bond the bunny to the top of the lid.
- Fill the jar with candy and screw on the lid.
You can also use craft paint and a brush to color the lid and bunny.
This Easter candy jar can be gifted to a friend, or added to a basket. I am using it on my kitchen table as part decoration and part candy dish. The colorful candies add a a nice pastel touch to the table.
Did you know you can shop Dollar Tree online? If you are looking to buy in bulk for a group project this is the way to go. Quantities in store can run low and this guarantees you can secure the supplies you need.
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