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40+ DIY Dollar Store Easter Decorations: Egg-Citing Crafts!

Joyce loves gardening, antique hunting, and decorating for the holidays. She's also a creative writer.

Save money while decorating for Easter by buying supplies at a dollar store. You can find so many cute things!

Save money while decorating for Easter by buying supplies at a dollar store. You can find so many cute things!

Be a Budget Bunny for Easter With Dollar Tree Decorations

If you love hunting for a bargain, it makes sense to get the best value for any decorating or craft project that you have in mind. That's why it's important to stock up on items from your local dollar store (Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, or whichever store is near you) so that you always have things on hand when you're ready to make something.

You can even work with items already in your possession and modify them for Easter. For example, you can take a Christmas tree and adorn it with spring-themed items to change it into an Easter tree! Take inspiration from this list of dollar store Easter decorations to help you out.

Turn plastic eggs and Easter grass into a multicolored wreath.

Turn plastic eggs and Easter grass into a multicolored wreath.

Plastic Egg Wreath

This colorful plastic egg wreath was created with Easter grass and eggs from the dollar store and costs approximately $5 to make. (You can also buy plastic eggs in bulk online.) You could go with eggs in just one color or keep it multicolored—or, if you are feeling super creative, you could spray-paint the whole thing to a color of your choosing.

Combine a variety of items to create a small display.

Combine a variety of items to create a small display.

Easter Display

Put together a nice display with your findings. You could purchase an Easter card for the backdrop and then place items like chicks and eggs around it. You could also add battery-operated tea lights or fairy lights to brighten the space.

Arrange egg picks like a bouquet to create a colorful centerpiece.

Arrange egg picks like a bouquet to create a colorful centerpiece.

Egg Pick Centerpiece

Make a fun egg pick centerpiece for your spring table décor. Purchase egg picks and some floral foam. Then you can arrange the picks in the foam and place the "bouquet" in a vase of your choosing. Add some Easter grass or green shredded paper to enhance the appearance.

A lighted egg tree makes for a striking display.

A lighted egg tree makes for a striking display.

Egg Tree

If you have lighted sticks, you can add dollar store egg decorations onto the branches to create a wonderful arrangement. When Easter is over, you can decorate the sticks with other seasonal items, such as mini pumpkins for fall. These softly glowing sticks really are a good investment in terms of versatile home decorations!

Christmas trees aren't just for Christmas! Add egg ornaments and pastel ribbons, and you've created an Easter tree.

Christmas trees aren't just for Christmas! Add egg ornaments and pastel ribbons, and you've created an Easter tree.

Easter Tree

Transform a Christmas tree for spring by decorating it with inexpensive dollar store items. You can use plastic eggs, chicks, flowers, nests, and anything else that takes your fancy. Don't forget to add some pretty feather boas in pastel shades, too.

This fuzzy decoration started as a plain wooden bunny!

This fuzzy decoration started as a plain wooden bunny!

Wood Bunny

Make your own Easter bunny by purchasing a dollar store wood bunny and covering it in furry yarn, felt, or another fabric. Don't forget a pompom tail! You can add accessories like jute carrots, too. This would look adorable hung on a wall of your choosing.

Egg picks lend themselves to so many projects, like these planter pots.

Egg picks lend themselves to so many projects, like these planter pots.

Egg Pick Planters

Make these adorable centerpieces with just a few supplies, including small terracotta pots, floral foam, Easter grass, and egg picks. Place your egg picks into the floral foam, then place the foam in the pot. Arrange the grass on top. You could also give these pretty planters as favors or gifts by adding gift cards or cash inside them.

Combine a few wreath forms with pretty fake flowers, and you can make a bunny-shaped springtime wreath.

Combine a few wreath forms with pretty fake flowers, and you can make a bunny-shaped springtime wreath.

Bunny Wreath

Make this super cute bunny wreath for your front door using the following supplies from the dollar store:

  • Two different-sized wreath forms
  • Faux flowers
  • Glue

Glue the wreath forms one above the other to make the bunny's body and head, then bend faux flower vines into ovals to create the ears. Glue more faux flowers all over the wreath forms, and you're set!

This bottoms-up bunny is made of pompoms and felt, and it's placed in a dollar store planter.

This bottoms-up bunny is made of pompoms and felt, and it's placed in a dollar store planter.

Bunny Planter

To recreate this bunny planter, you'll need an oval-shaped planter, as well as two fluffy pompom balls: a large one and a small one. You'll also need white felt that you can cut into ovals to make the bunny's feet (optionally, you can also get pink felt to make its toes). Pop some floral foam into the oval planter and arrange the display as shown above.

Paint wine glasses to look like Easter creatures, then turn them into candle holders.

Paint wine glasses to look like Easter creatures, then turn them into candle holders.

Easter Wine Glass Candle Holders

Purchase dollar store wine glasses to make these adorable Easter wine glass candle holders. You can paint them in whatever colors you want (for example, yellow for chicks) and add details like eyes, noses, and beaks. Then flip them upside down and add candles—perfect for Easter table décor.

Can you believe this Easter fairy garden started as a simple apple basket?

Can you believe this Easter fairy garden started as a simple apple basket?

Apple Basket Fairy Garden

An apple basket (or two!) is transformed with Easter and spring miniatures to create this festive piece for your home. It would also look great on the porch with some fairy lights for ambience.

You can't get much simpler (or prettier) than this: eggs and faux moss in clear vases.

You can't get much simpler (or prettier) than this: eggs and faux moss in clear vases.

Eggs in Vases

For a fun and festive spring piece, add dollar store eggs to vases and place them around your home. You can place some faux moss at the bottom to create a nest-like look. Wrap twine around the base of your vases to give them a rustic feel.

These bunnies are made from simple foam dice from the dollar store.

These bunnies are made from simple foam dice from the dollar store.

Dollar Store Dice Bunnies

Make these adorable dice bunnies by painting some foam dice white; alternately, you can pull a white balloon over them, which is much quicker! You can then make ears from white and pink felt and attach them to the top with hot glue. Use items like buttons and gems to make features such as eyes and noses.

Below is a bunch of photos of more dollar tree Easter decoration projects that you can make yourself or just use for inspiration. Read the captions for extra details!

This piece combines wreath forms with wooden bunny shapes, plus some faux greenery.

This piece combines wreath forms with wooden bunny shapes, plus some faux greenery.

This fluffy-looking wreath is made from tissue paper!

This fluffy-looking wreath is made from tissue paper!

The wooden bunny shapes you can find at dollar stores are really versatile! Here's another idea for a bunny planter.

The wooden bunny shapes you can find at dollar stores are really versatile! Here's another idea for a bunny planter.

This bunny planter uses a pretty pink plaid pattern on the bunny.

This bunny planter uses a pretty pink plaid pattern on the bunny.

Add tons of faux flowers to make your bunny planter super colorful.

Add tons of faux flowers to make your bunny planter super colorful.

Combine jute carrots with a little jute basket for a simple, cute centerpiece.

Combine jute carrots with a little jute basket for a simple, cute centerpiece.

Here's another idea for an Easter tree—what amazing springtime colors!

Here's another idea for an Easter tree—what amazing springtime colors!

Add egg decorations and Easter grass to a shadowbox for a fun display.

Add egg decorations and Easter grass to a shadowbox for a fun display.

This wreath is made from burlap, and it's absolutely covered with pink ribbons. Place a stuffed bunny in the center for a real Easter look!

This wreath is made from burlap, and it's absolutely covered with pink ribbons. Place a stuffed bunny in the center for a real Easter look!

Why not transform a dollar store hat into an Easter hat? Dangle plastic eggs on ribbons from the brim, and don't forget the ears on top.

Why not transform a dollar store hat into an Easter hat? Dangle plastic eggs on ribbons from the brim, and don't forget the ears on top.

These cute carrots started out as the handles for a dollar store jump rope!

These cute carrots started out as the handles for a dollar store jump rope!

Here's another bunny-shaped wreath idea made from glittery ribbons.

Here's another bunny-shaped wreath idea made from glittery ribbons.

This vibrant wreath uses plastic eggs to form the bunny shape.

This vibrant wreath uses plastic eggs to form the bunny shape.

Simply adding a pompom to a wooden bunny changes it from ordinary to adorable!

Simply adding a pompom to a wooden bunny changes it from ordinary to adorable!

You can also make a planter box using jute carrots. "Plant" them in some faux moss for a realistic appearance.

You can also make a planter box using jute carrots. "Plant" them in some faux moss for a realistic appearance.

Here's a different take on an Easter planter: Place the items in a dollar store toy truck instead of a planter box.

Here's a different take on an Easter planter: Place the items in a dollar store toy truck instead of a planter box.

This is another Easter shadowbox design featuring various wooden and fabric dollar store items.

This is another Easter shadowbox design featuring various wooden and fabric dollar store items.

Here's another decoration idea for those foam dice: Easter word blocks.

Here's another decoration idea for those foam dice: Easter word blocks.

You can also make your jute carrots look like a box of carrots for sale.

You can also make your jute carrots look like a box of carrots for sale.

This display piece combines jute carrots, wooden bunnies, ribbons, and more.

This display piece combines jute carrots, wooden bunnies, ribbons, and more.

This is another take on the "bunny butt planter" idea.

This is another take on the "bunny butt planter" idea.

Check out this amazing before and after! Above are the dollar store supplies used, and below is the gorgeous "hop" decoration the crafter created.

Check out this amazing before and after! Above are the dollar store supplies used, and below is the gorgeous "hop" decoration the crafter created.

This pair of wooden bunnies was wrapped in cozy chenille and adorned with pompoms and feathery ribbons.

This pair of wooden bunnies was wrapped in cozy chenille and adorned with pompoms and feathery ribbons.

This bunny planter uses pink pompoms to create the bunny's toes.

This bunny planter uses pink pompoms to create the bunny's toes.

Stack several painted terracotta pots together to create a topsy-turvy centerpiece like this one.

Stack several painted terracotta pots together to create a topsy-turvy centerpiece like this one.

Here's another fabric-wrapped wooden bunny. This one is particularly fluffy!

Here's another fabric-wrapped wooden bunny. This one is particularly fluffy!

You can also decoupage the wooden bunnies to decorate them. I love the pink buttons for the toes!

You can also decoupage the wooden bunnies to decorate them. I love the pink buttons for the toes!

Combine a frame with a decoupaged wooden bunny and a pompom, and you have this cute wall hanging.

Combine a frame with a decoupaged wooden bunny and a pompom, and you have this cute wall hanging.

Turn those jute hearts upside-down, and they become bunny faces—just add ears, eyes, nose, and whiskers!

Turn those jute hearts upside-down, and they become bunny faces—just add ears, eyes, nose, and whiskers!

A great deal of decorating work went into this wooden bunny. If you want to get more detailed like this, you can make your bunnies face forward rather than backward (or decorate both sides!).

A great deal of decorating work went into this wooden bunny. If you want to get more detailed like this, you can make your bunnies face forward rather than backward (or decorate both sides!).

This bunny head was created from a remarkable variety of dollar store items!

This bunny head was created from a remarkable variety of dollar store items!

You can fill glass candle holders with all kinds of Eastery things: Peeps, jellybeans, eggs, etc. (Just be very careful if these get lit, or avoid lighting them.)

You can fill glass candle holders with all kinds of Eastery things: Peeps, jellybeans, eggs, etc. (Just be very careful if these get lit, or avoid lighting them.)

Fill a mason jar with jellybeans and top it with tulips to get this colorful centerpiece for Easter!

Fill a mason jar with jellybeans and top it with tulips to get this colorful centerpiece for Easter!

This centerpiece is made from Peeps!

This centerpiece is made from Peeps!

Here's another idea for a Peeps display: slide Peeps into a glass goblet, then top it with plastic eggs.

Here's another idea for a Peeps display: slide Peeps into a glass goblet, then top it with plastic eggs.

You can layer various Easter treats in a clean glass vase to create an edible display.

You can layer various Easter treats in a clean glass vase to create an edible display.

Here's another look at candy-filled candle holders.

Here's another look at candy-filled candle holders.

Combine Peeps and jellybeans with tulips for a very colorful centerpiece.

Combine Peeps and jellybeans with tulips for a very colorful centerpiece.

This floral Peeps centerpiece has a pink theme.

This floral Peeps centerpiece has a pink theme.

You can also mix colors—here, yellow Peeps peek out from beneath pink and yellow flowers.

You can also mix colors—here, yellow Peeps peek out from beneath pink and yellow flowers.

Hang eggs from hooks placed in floral form in a basket.

Hang eggs from hooks placed in floral form in a basket.

This is a complex display of Peeps, eggs, and egg sticks!

This is a complex display of Peeps, eggs, and egg sticks!

This Peeps display uses multicolored Easter grass to make it extra festive.

This Peeps display uses multicolored Easter grass to make it extra festive.

Jellybeans look so delicious in glass vases, and egg picks add a splash of fun on top.

Jellybeans look so delicious in glass vases, and egg picks add a splash of fun on top.

This goblet full of plastic eggs will catch everyone's eyes—and it's so easy to make!

This goblet full of plastic eggs will catch everyone's eyes—and it's so easy to make!