What is a crafty guy or gal to do with all those Easter eggs. They come in so many colors, glittered, jumbo, gold rimmed – you name it. I’ve made plastic eggs into rain cloud mobiles, nest necklaces and even light bulb covers for marquee lights. They are just to cheap and cute not to craft into something fabulous like say a planter! Table top, hanging or in a stand – take your pick I’ve got 10 adorable options rounded up to choose from.
DIY Easter Egg Planters by Curbly– The folks over at Curbly got crafty and turned a plastic egg into a planter. Must be a big egg to hold three plants!
From Jumbo Sized Easter Egg to Adorable Geometric Planter– Jumbo eggs never looked cuter than when they are wrapped in cording, spray painted neon pink and turned into a hanging planter. Given I’m biased since I made it.
Plastic Easter Egg Flower Pots by Made with Happy– Use the top AND the bottom of those plastic eggs to create this rainbow planter set. Wonder if you could grow some yummy sprouts in there for egg salad sandwiches.
Easter Basket Terrariums by Jennifer Perkins– Have you ever seen those clear Easter baskets full of plastic eggs? Take the eggs out and make the basket a terrarium. Painted Easter egg rocks optional, but highly recommended.
DIY Mini Spring Succulent Planters by A Kailo Chic Life– Set the perfect Easter table with these succulents in a gold rimmed egg by Kailo Chic. Plastic eggs come in so many different colors ways there is sure to be one out there to match your style.
DIY Gnome Terrarium with Plastic Easter Eggs by Jennifer Perkins– Want to take those Easter egg crafts a step further? Transform them into gnomes and toadstools for these adorable DIY terrariums.
Desktop Decor DIY: How to Make a Mini Buller Planter by Apartment Therapy– Two things I love in one – recycled crafts with retro flair. I’ve long been a fan of mid-century bullet planters so when I saw this DIY mini version made with plastic Easter eggs over on Apartment Therapy my heart skipped a beat.
5 DIY Ideas for Turning Easter Eggs into Pineapples by Jennifer Perkins– Ever notice how Easter eggs are shaped just like pineapples? Ya well I did and kinda ran with it, and then kept running and running.
DIY Hanging Easter Egg Planter by Fall for DIY– Macrame the Easter way. Learn to knot up this sweet egg planter over on Fall for DIY.
Last, but far from least these cuties are not exactly eggs – but they are egg cups. I think that totally counts! I found these egg cups at the thrift store, spray painted them and used paint markers to create wee faces. Matches my Easter decor perfectly, but cute enough to stay up year round.
So which one is top of your list to try? Any favorites I forgot to add to the list? Be sure to follow my Easter Pinterest Board for more ideas.
Want more Easter egg ideas? Keep reading!
10 Ways to Repurpose Plastic Easter Eggs – Over on DIY I’ve got a slew of great ideas for what to do with all those left over eggs if you are not the planter type.
How to Make Egg Shaped Chalk for Easter – Easier than you might think and perfect for a chalk themed Easter basket.
Puffy Paint Easter Eggs – Just because those eggs are plastic does not mean you can’t decorate them!