Easter Link Party Highlights

April 14, 2011

Thanks so much to the 200+ participants in the Easter Ideas Link Party from earlier this week.  Wow, you all just inspire me with your creativity time and again!  What a fantastic collection of ideas for Easter mantels, crafts and tablescapes.  I’m just amazed!  Here are a few highlights from the par-tay.

Craft a vintage spoon egg holder with Cathe from Just Something I Made.

spoon egg holder just something i made

 

Create beautiful book page eggs with Dear Lillie.

bookpage eggs dear lillie

 

Fold a colorful paper lily with Andrea of Charcoal & Crayons.

fold a paper lily

 

What are pysanky eggs?  Visit Grace at Sense & Simplicity to find out!

pysanky eggs

 

Craft paper peonies with Craftberry Bush, so lovely. 

paper peony

 

And have you noticed how apricot and coral are making a huge comeback?  I’m sure we will be seeing more of those hues this summer season.  

Forget the shell and create a crackled pattern directly on the eggs themselves with Blue Eyed Yonder.

cracked eggs  blue eyed yonder

 

I love the asymmetry and suspended textured eggs on this mantel by Andrea at Life Love Larson.

eggs livelifelarson

 

Who says Easter is all about pastels?  Natural colors appear in this garland strung by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs.

egg garland life in suburbs

 

Create Easter egg crayons with Henry Happened, how clever !

easter egg crayons henry happened

 

Very sweet DIY bunnies made from plywood and a jig saw with Wood & Wine Club.  One question, where do I sign up?

diy easter bunnies

 

I’m quite tempted to bite this chocolate egg wreath by Jessica of the Adventures of Nick and Jessica.

chocolate egg wreath

 

Build a few PB inspired wood caddys that will last beyond Easter with Jaime from That’s My Letter, love these! 

wood easter caddys

 

I’m dying over this cupcake jewelry: spun sugar nests by Yummy Mummy.

spun sugar nests

 

Finally, don’t miss Lisa from Condo Blues tips on two natural ways to dye eggs

Thanks to everyone for your inspiring links, there are over 200 to browsepaint fwf label

The next Fair Weather Forum is on Monday April 25th, and it’s about any and all things related to paint.  Be sure to bring your painted creation, tips or tutorials on that day!

 

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19 Responses to “Easter Link Party Highlights”

  1. Thanks for featuring my caddies Kate. What a great way to start my Friday
    Jaime

  2. Beautiful features … so inspiring! Thanks. *Becca*

  3. Jo-Anna says:

    Thank you so much for featuring my egg garland! A great way to start the day!
    Jo-Anna

  4. All of these projects rock! I want them all.
    Thanks for taking the time to post!
    Erin
    alittlesomething2.blogspot.com

  5. Lilies are my favorite flower so I can’t wait to see how the paper lily was created. I can think of a dozen ways to use them.

  6. Marina {Yummy Mummy} says:

    I am so excited to have my nest cupcakes featured! Thank you. It’s been so fun to see all of the Easter creations.

    Marina at http://www.yummymummykitchen.com

  7. Stephanie says:

    I almost fell out of my chair… thank you so much for featuring my crayons!

    I am totally loving all your great ideas & just joined your Goodwill Stash Club via this post:
    Friday Favorites

    Haha – have a great weekend!

    -Stephanie

  8. Happy Easter holidays and happy Pascua!
    A greeting

  9. Julie says:

    really love the colours in the first photo! great finds!

  10. Dear Lillie says:

    Oh my goodness! Thanks so much for featuring our eggs along with all of these other beautiful Easter projects!

  11. Brook says:

    WOW! Looks like I have some reading to do. These are FANTASTIC. I love coming here for inspiration. It gets me all fired up to beautify my home…my house and I definitely need it.

    Thanks!

  12. Grace says:

    Thanks for featuring my pysanky eggs Kate. I’m flattered. I didn’t think they were so rare, but I have to say I haven’t seen many pysanky eggs around blogland. Thanks again – always a nice way to start the weekend.

  13. Lucy says:

    Thank you so much for the feature…such honor! I’m amongst great company….xo
    Lucy

  14. kristin says:

    OMG I am so exctited, thanks so much!
    XO
    Kristin

  15. I am absolutely thrilled and so honoured that you chose to feature my paper lilies! Thank you.

  16. Hi! Loved this post. I included it in my weekly round-up. Thanks for always having such great material and creative ideas.

  17. WWC says:

    Wow, thank you so much!! We were so excited to see your post. Love all the projects you featured, and can’t wait to try them. Hope you get a chance to stop back and see the bunny house. Thanks!!

  18. Kelly Schubert says:

    Loved the post about Stephen Saint-Onge’s No Place Like Home! I struggle with picturing what my rooms “could look like. Especially my family room! The tear out pictures from magazines is a fun, doable idea. I can certainly copy-cat! Love your ideas!

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