Roundup: Artful Easter Eggs

Written by Olivia Kanaley

This time of year, egg decorating becomes an art form all its own. There are still a couple days before Easter, which means there’s still plenty of time to take an ordinary egg from mundane to masterpiece with one of these inspired ideas from around the web.

1. Avant-garde // Sweet Paul Magazine
2. Dip-dyed // Oh Joy
3. Indigo // tuts+
4. Gilded // Freutcake
5. Typographic // Lovely Indeed
6. Marbled // Varpunen

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DIY: How to Make a Spring Flower Crown

By Sara Albers and Melissa Fenlon of  Alice & Lois

Spring is officially here! To celebrate our favorite flower-filled season, we put together this sweet and simple flower-crown tutorial. All you need are some little blooms, floral wire, and floral tape and you’re good to go. The best part? It only takes 15 minutes to make! How darling would these look on your little ones for Easter? Or perhaps for a springtime wedding?

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DIY: Printable Ice-Cream Cone Napkin Rings

Now that warmer weather looks like it’s here to stay (fingers crossed), I consider it socially acceptable to start thinking about summer! Sure, I may be a few months early but when 75% of the year seems to be filled with winter blizzards or tornado storms, you have to savor the good-weather months as much as possible. And what better way to celebrate than a good ol’ fashioned ice cream party! I’ve been known to go a little over the top in the ice cream party department, so it was about time to add a little napkin ring action to the mix!

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DIY: Raw Crystal Necklace Display

Spring is nearly here, which means it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning and getting organized. Why not start with your jewelry? Keep your necklaces tangle-free by hanging them on this easy-to-make crystal jewelry rack.

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DIY: Rainbow Photo Booth Backdrop

By Sara Albers and Melissa Fenlon of alice & lois

Are you hosting a St. Patrick’s Day bash this weekend? You’ve got to try this simple DIY rainbow photo booth backdrop. It’s a clever twist on a rainbow theme and we aren’t lying when we say you can whip up this backdrop in 15 minutes, flat!

Easy DIY rainbow photo booth for St. Patrick's Day

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Recipe: Golden Lass Cocktail (with free printable coasters!)

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and if you, like me, are in search of a festive libation that doesn’t leave your mouth stained bright green, then this is the recipe for you. Simple and refreshing, the Golden Lass is a delicious, ladylike cocktail that combines sparkling lemonade, Irish whiskey, and honey. What’s even sweeter? Our free, hand-lettered printable drink coasters! They’re the perfect addition to any party.

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DIY: St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Garland

I’m planning a little hunt for St. Patrick’s Day and thought the end of the rainbow would be the best place for the final treasure. Since I can’t conjure up a real rainbow on demand, this rainbow watercolor garland is the next best thing.

st patrick's day decorations

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DIY: Fabric Water-Bottle Sling

I love going on hikes with my dog but hate lugging a big bag or purse along just for my water and keys. So, I decided to make this water-bottle sling with Minted’s new fabric. It turned out to be a fairly easy sewing project that can be done with less than a yard of fabric—the perfect opportunity to make good use of your remnants bin or to order that fun print you’ve been eyeballing.

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