Spring Mantel and DIY Egg Garland

 

Make an Easter Egg Garland - a fun spring craft to do with the kids!  eclecticallyvintage.com

Make an Easter Egg Garland - so fun!  eclecticallyvintage.com

Spring has sprung – 5 creative bloggers and Pottery Barn sharing 30 projects all week long!

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I’m not putting my eggs in one basket.

In fact, I’m taking them out of the basket and stringing them from my mantel.

Spring Mantel with the cutest Easter egg garland you can make! eclecticallyvintage.com

Peter Cottontail makes an appearance.

Make an Easter egg garland - what a fun spring mantel! eclecticallyvintage.com

You know those bunnies multiply like, well, bunnies.

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This spring mantel is so fun - you have to see the egg garland! eclecticallyvintage.com

Chalkboard bunny on this fun spring mantel eclecticallyvintage.com

DIY Egg Garland

1) Buy cheap plastic eggs (the kind with the holes in both the top and bottom – try the dollar store)

2) Thread ribbon, fishing line or yarn through the bottom of the first egg making sure to leave some to tie into a pretty bow at the end

How to make an egg garland - you have to see how cute this is! eclecticallyvintage.com

3) Thread ribbon through top half of egg then attach the egg

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4) Repeat, repeat, repeat until you have the length you want

Make an egg garland - what a fun Easter craft with the kids! eclecticallyvintage.com

5) Hang it from your mantel, doorway or anywhere else that needs a little spring cheer

(I used 50 eggs for my garland)

Fun spring mantel with the cutest DIY egg garland! eclecticallyvitnage.com
Spring mantel and the cutest egg garland that you can make! eclecticallyvintage.com
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  1. what a fun mantle. I love that rabbit art of Peter. Did you make that?

  2. So cute, Kelly!

  3. Your egg garland is SO CUTE! What a great idea, thanks!

  4. Seeing color makes me happy! Such a cute and creative way to dress up the mantel for Spring. Your chalkboard bunnie is a great focal too….very sweet!

  5. Soooo Sweeeeet! Beautiful memories you are creating for your family!

  6. What a whimsical, colorful and happy Spring mantel, Kelly! What lucky eggs … getting pulled from the basket and turned into a sweet garland! Happy Week!

  7. This made me smile! Love the happy and colorful mantel! Thanks for sharing.

  8. How fun! Love all the color on your spring mantle!

  9. What a whimsical and fun mantel!! I totally love it and that garland is fantastic!! :)

  10. What a charming mantel! I’m especially loving your bunny-illustrated chalkboard.

  11. This is such a cute fun idea! I have some polka dotted eggs that would be PERFECT for the art house! Thanks so much for inspiring me today!

    Have a great day rock star!
    karianne

  12. Fun, fun mantel…love the bunny chalkboard art!….and really hearting the decoupaged bunnies!!! Great party! Off to do the “bunny hop”

  13. I love Peter Cottontail! Fun, cute mantel!

  14. SO crazy-cute! I never even thought about those holes before. Now I see so much potential! ;)
    –Elena

  15. What a FUN mantel Kelly. It’s so sweet and colorful and whimsical :) I love it!! So happy.

  16. LOVE this – so happy!

    thanks for sharing,
    gena

  17. I love how fun this is! The chalkboard rabbit is perfect.
    PS my daughter saw this, and she wants to know “why can’t you make our house fun like that?” She is a big fan of your Easter egg garland – she has good taste :)

  18. Love it Kelly, so cute! I will hit a home run with my boys with this:). Thanks for the awesome ideas!!!

  19. It’s so retro–I love it! I always loved those plastic eggs when I was little… this brings back great memories! The Chalk Bunny is just adorale too :-)

  20. So sweet and fun! Your mantel has me in the mood for spring! “Hopping” off to go visit the other gals, can’t wait to see what amazing projects you’ll be sharing this week!

    Heather

  21. This is so pretty — love the way you also put the eggs in the big glass containers and the chalkboard drawing of the rabbit!

  22. So colorful and fun!

  23. You are so putting me in the Easter mood, and I didn’t even think I was ready!

  24. So cute Kelly! What is it about bunnies that just bring out the kid in all of us.You reminded me to bring my decorations out of the attic. And…sweep away a few of the “dust” ones on the back porch!

  25. This is very cute and I bet the kids would love it ! So cheery! You are so clever wspwecially with the big glass containers and the cool chalkboard!

  26. So fun Kelly … Not sure I am ready for Easter decoration, but sure ready for Spring. I have to confess, I did put a couple bunnies; a basket with flowers and some eggs on my table just to take a picture of the table cloth. Well, maybe, I AM ready for Easter after all. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

  27. I love this more than I can say!!!! Sometimes spring decor is so pastel – which is pretty and all – but that vibrant color here just makes me happy :) Hope you can stop by the enchanted oven to see what is baking.
    xo,
    Lisa

  28. I love all the pops of easter color! What fun!

  29. This is such a cute idea! Love it! :)

  30. Don’t know how I missed this one but it is sooo cute! Did you make the decoupaged bunnies too? they are so cute as well. This reminds me, I have to get all my bunnies out of my boxes, I’m dying to leve winter behind already! Thanks for the inspiration!

  31. This is fantastic Kelly! My boys would LOVE this! Way to go!

  32. I love this! It is absolutely adorable! What a great idea! :)

  33. I LOVE your Spring Mantel, Kelly. The egg garland reminds me of jelly beans – it’s so color and “spring-y” Just beautiful!

  34. Your egg garland just makes me smile and brings out the kid in me!

  35. That garland is a cute idea. Cute mantel and I bet your girls love it.

  36. That is just darling Kelly! It looks yummy and so happy.

  37. You are just a Spring Basket full of creativity! Please come visit me at anytime and feel free to craft and decorate my home to your eclectically vintage’s heart content. It would look better than random cans of paint and half finished projects in every room!

  38. What a happy mantle! LOVE the bunny on the chalkboard! I guess it is time to start thinking about Easter?! Life to the full, Melissa

  39. omg this is sooo cute! I love this look. The chalkboard bunny is adorable too!
    Jamie ~ Better With Age

  40. Kelly
    I love all your bunnies! And such a fun garland.
    I found you today from the Linky Party at French Country Cottage, where I’m #269. I hope you stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMG206

  41. Love your chalkboard bunny – so cheerful!

  42. What a cute idea for those plastic eggs I am sure we all have a ton of. I like them in the glass vases, I may have to borrow that idea. Thanks.

  43. I love that egg garland … so colorful and fun! And your chalkboard bunny is adorable … I’ll be copying that tomorrow!

  44. Oh what wonderful ideas, I needed a fun project to do with my girls this weekend. Egg Garland here we come. Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs
    The Glitter Tart

  45. I love the garland! My son is going to love doing this with me. Thanks

  46. Kelly I love how colorful your mantel is! So cute!

  47. Beautiful! Thank you for joining Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

  48. Love, love, love your egg garland…featuring it tonight at the 2nd KOSO party! Thanks so much for linking up!

  49. Love your Easter and spring decor Kelly – cute way to make an egg garland! Pinned to the It’s a Spring Thing pinboard!

  50. I featured your lovely mantle today Kelly!!! Thanks so much for sharing your creatiity at “It’s a Spring Thing” linky party! Have a fabulous week :D

  51. Did you decoupage the three patterned bunnies? They’re so cute and festive!

  52. I am glad to know that eggs come with holes in the ends now. I made a lengthy garland a dozen years ago but had to make holes by heating an ice pick . The smell was horrid, but the garland beautiful. I draped mine on the yard fence, scallops, and enjoyed it for several years. I think I will go on an egg hunt to the dollar store. Thanks for inspiring me.

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