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10 Fun Things You Can Do With Plastic Easter Eggs

Celebrate spring and the Easter holiday with these creative ways to decorate with plastic eggs.

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Easter Egg Bouquet

Celebrate the spring season by creating an Easter egg bouquet! Decorate plastic eggs, glue the eggs to thin green dowels or straws and tie a bow. Then, simply gather them, as you would a bunch of tulips, and place in a vase or use them as party favors. Take a look at these 50 Easter egg traditions you’ve never heard of.

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Easter Egg Wreath

Decorate your door by DIYing a plastic Easter egg wreath or purchase this one on Amazon. Metallic and speckled or classically pastel, an egg wreath on your door says spring is here! Check out some great ways to use pastels in your home.

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Teacup Bunnies

If you’re having an Easter brunch, what better way to liven up your tablescape than with decorated eggs? For the kids, draw a face on each egg with permanent marker and attach ears to the top. Place in teacups and you’ve got adorable bunny decorations for your table.

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Outdoor Easter Egg Tree

Decorate for Easter outdoors by livening up a tree that hasn’t leafed out yet with a colorful array of plastic Easter eggs. Poke a little hole in the end of one half of each egg and thread through a string or ribbon. Tie a knot in one end of the string and put the two egg halves back together and hang from branches.

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Shabby Chic Eggs

Holidays don’t have to interfere with your decor. Keep with a shabby chic theme by turning plastic Easter eggs into decorations that match your style. Wrap the eggs in burlap or jute twine and scatter them around a tablescape. See what you can put into an egg carton other than eggs this spring.

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Salt and Pepper Shakers

When Easter rolls around, swap out your normal salt and pepper shakers for plastic Easter egg shakers. The cutest part about this version from Amazon is that they make a “cheep-cheep” sound like a chick when you shake them. But you could also DIY your own shakers using plastic Easter eggs. Is your dining room table stained and worn? Here’s everything you need to know to refinish it to its original beauty.

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LED String Lights

Light up the Easter night with these fun LED string lights. The brightly colored plastic eggs are on a string long enough to be wrapped around garden trees or a centerpiece on your dinner table. Here are 15 ideas for outdoor string lights that will make you want to live outside.

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Indoor Easter Egg Tree

Add a touch of spring indoors by decorating your tabletop with an Easter tree. Since plastic Easter eggs are nice and light, they’ll hang beautifully on pussy willow stems or other spring branches. You may also be interested in these 15 creative ways to hang plants indoors.

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Shiny Golden Metallic Easter Eggs

If traditional hues aren’t cutting it this year, step outside the box and go for gold this Easter. For a dinner party, fill each egg with a delicious piece of dark chocolate and stack them in a few baskets spaced out on the table as part of your tablescape. Très chic! Get started on crafting the most stunning Easter basket this year. Check out these 40 fabulous DIY Easter baskets for inspiration.

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Easter Egg Garland

A great craft in celebration of Easter is to string together plastic eggs. It’s an easy way to get the kids involved in DIY decorating fun. Hang the colorful garland on the mantel for everyone to enjoy!

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