25 Mar

Easter branch decorations

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… make a beautiful Easter themed wall decoration …

you will need:

A selection of card or wrapping paper

Scissors/scalpel
Scallop-edged craft scissors
Glue stick

Access to a printer

Darning needle and sewing thread

 

1

Print the outline template for the hare, chicken, egg and bluebird onto the back of assorted coloured card and/or wrapping paper.

2

Print the primrose and cherry blossom artwork onto white card stock.

3

For hares and bluebirds: With a darning needle and sewing cotton, thread through the shapes where indicated on the template and tie the two loose ends in a simple knot.

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4

For eggs: Cut around using craft scissors, then thread as for the hares and bluebirds.

easter decorations photo 2

5

For hens: Cut a length of sewing thread 25cm long and fold in half. Spread glue on one side of one of the small eggs, stick another egg to it, sandwiching the thread in between them 3cm from the ends of the threads.

6

Spread glue on one side of a hen piece, lay the egg and thread across it before placing another hen on top. Press hen pieces together around all edges. When dry, cut of the extra threads extending below the hen.

easter decorations photo 3

7

For the primroses and cherry blossoms: Cut out and fold each piece along its central axis.

8

Glue three pieces together to create each blossom. If they are a bit askew, carefully trim edges flush after gluing. Thread as for hares and eggs.

easter decorations photo 4

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