Make your own cute-as-can-be Easter garland with a few colors of crepe paper. Learn how to make this garland, and then get more of our best Easter craft ideas.

March 08, 2018

bunny and carrot garlands

Turn green and orange crepe paper into an adorable Easter garland with a few easy steps! Use plain green and orange, or re-create our look by gathering several shades of green and orange crepe streamers for this project. Just snip, roll, and glue to create this fun and easy Easter craft!

What You'll Need:

  • Green crepe paper streamers
  • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • 2-1/2" bamboo skewers 
  • Orange crepe paper streamers 
  • Decoupage medium
  • Sponge brush 
  • Twine

Step 1: Make carrot tops

Cut a 36-inch length of green crepe paper streamer and fold into four 9-inch sections. Fringe the green material by cutting to the middle of the streamer width, leaving the bottom half unfringed. Hot-glue one end of the finished fringed streamer to the top of a 2-1/2-inch bamboo skewer, and wrap the tip of the skewer to create carrot leaves. Secure with hot glue as you go.

Step 2: Make carrots

When your carrot tops are finished, add orange crepe paper to create the actual carrots. Hot-glue one end of an orange crepe paper streamer to the bamboo skewer, just below the leaves. Wrap the streamer around the skewer to form a tapered carrot shape; when you've reached the desired shape and thickness, trim the streamer and attach the end with hot glue. To finish the carrots, paint a thin layer of decoupage medium over the surface to hold everything in place and let dry.

Step 3: String garland

String the finished carrots to a twine garland to create the cutest Easter brunch decoration. Tie the carrots to a long piece of twine; wrap the twine around each carrot and tie a knot between the leaves and the carrot. Keep adding carrots to the twine at 6-inch intervals until your garland reaches the desired length. Use washi tape or wall-safe adhesive hooks to hang the garland. 


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