INSIDE: How to use plastic Easter eggs to create an easy and colorful Easter egg garland in 3 steps. Affordable Easter spring home decor.

Decorate your mantel for Easter with DIY 3-step plastic Easter egg garland.

I decided to bypass St. Patrick’s Day decorating (not that I have much in terms of green decor) and get right to the eggs and bunnies this year. I guess I gauge which holidays to decorate for based on how large the box of decorations is!

Once digging through this bulging Easter decor box, I discovered a basket-full of those cheap plastic eggs. There had to be something crafty to do with them; otherwise, we’d be in for the longest Easter egg hunt ever with the kiddos!

So grab those colorful plastic eggs and make the season’s easiest Easter egg garland…

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Make an Easy and Bright Easter Egg Garland In 3 Steps

Avoid the world’s longest Easter egg hunt and find a crafty use for all those plastic eggs that are the staple of the Peter-Cottontail-hopping-down-the-Bunny-Trail season.

Garland-Making Supplies

plastic Easter eggs (with holes at both ends)
– embroidery thread or thin string
– sewing needle
colorful ribbon (optional)

how to use plastic eggs for easter garland

Make your home look its Sunday Best with this egg-cellent Easter egg garland that is easily put together in 3 egg-licious steps.

Make a decent sized knot in your embroidery thread.

Make a plastic Easter egg garland
Thread your needle with the embroidery thread.

Open up your plastic egg and begin threading the egg, from the hole at the top of the egg to the hole at the bottom of the egg.

Make a plastic Easter egg garland
Continue threading and stringing your plastic eggs until you reach your desired garland length. I used a combination of over-sized and regular-sized plastic eggs to make my garland.

Once you string your last egg, make a decent sized knot and cut the remainder of the thread.

3 step easter egg garland for spring home decor

Attach colorful ribbon throughout your Easter egg garland, if desired. I added a trio of ribbon every seven eggs with a large bow in the middle.

String plastic Easter eggs together with colorful ribbon for DIY 3-step Easter egg garland for home decor

No matter how you like them, eggs are good for you and even better for your home in bringing instant, fun, thrifty pops of color this time of year.

Decorate your mantel for Easter with DIY 3-step plastic Easter egg garland

How do you decorate your home for Easter, with or without plastic eggs?!

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