DIY: Arts and crafts projects that will have you ‘hopping’ to the craft store

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MILWAUKEE -- It's time to hop until you drop! Our DIY diva, Susan Wilke, joins Real Milwaukee with some "earresistible" Easter crafts.

Spring table runner
Supplies Needed:

  • Fabric ( I used a super cheap thin canvas fabric...I was under $3 a yard)
  • Acrylic Paint in colors of your choice
  • Sponge paint brush
  • Sticky back vinyl (I found mine at Joann's in the scrapbook paper aisle.)
  • Fabric Glue
  • White yarn
  • Clover pom pom maker
  • Wax paper (for under the material when you paint and glue the pom poms on!)

Spring Bunny Garland
Supplies Needed:

  • Scrapbook paper ( I used double sided because it is hanging in a window)
  • Bunny Template ....free download HERE
  • Pom poms
  • Glue
  • String (I used Baker's twine)
  • Small hole punch

Glitter Eggs
Supplies Needed:

  • Eggs ( real ones that you blow the yokes out of OR fake ones!)
  • Elmer's Glue
  • Extra Fine Glitter ( I found a huge pack of many colors 50% off at Michael's)
  • Tooth picks
  • Foam block

Wooden Easter Bunnies
Supplies Needed:

  • 2x4's (Our bunnies are 12 inches high, 10 inches high and 8 inches high)
  • Acrylic Craft Paint
  • Crackle Paint (I found mine at Ben Franklin but am sure any craft store would carry this by the paint section)
  • White Felt (for teeth)
  • Fabric (for ears)
  • Black wire (I found mine in the jewelry section)
  • Wood for nose ( I went with wooden hearts I found at Ben Franklin)
  • Ribbon and/or buttons to use as accent decorations
  • Hot Glue
  • Paint Brushes

Spring Candy Centerpiece
Supplies Needed:

  • 2 large glass jars/vases (one has to be able to fit inside of the other one)
  • Jelly beans
  • Easter grass
  • Bunny peeps

Spring Easter Wreath
Supplies Needed:

  • Wreath form
  • Twine (Jute)
  • Yarn
  • Clover pom pom maker
  • Felt
  • Batting
  • Needle and thread
  • Hot glue
  • Wool balls or fabric to make pennant banner
  • 2 tiny buttons