Easter Mason Jars – Spring Bunny Craft Ideas

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mason jar crafts for easter bunny baby chick and carrot

I’m so excited to be sharing with you how we are celebrating the loved ones in our lives by showering them with some fun spring & Easter gift baskets. These are not any ordinary baskets. We are creating our baskets using an umbrella as a basket. 

In the spring, the midwest is typically inundated with lots of rain! So we want to make sure our loved ones are protected against the rain, but showered with lots of sweet gifts! See what I did there – shower, rain, protect?!

I took a trip to Walmart to stock up on gifts to fill our umbrella baskets – which is a great one stop shop for all your Easter basket needs.

I also wanted to do a fun spring Easter craft to celebrate as well. I purchased some ordinary mason jars and turned them into an Easter bunny, a baby chick and a carrot! 

Supplies Needed for Mason Jar Crafts for Bunny and Chick

mason jars
hot glue gun
decoupage medium
glitter or embossing powder
bunny: googly eyes, piping, pom pom
chick: googly eyes, construction paper

Directions for Mason Jar Crafts for Bunny and Chick

1. Grab your mason jars and remove the lid.

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

2. Use your glitter or embossing powder and decoupage medium. Mix it thoroughly (or else you will get streaks) in a separate container.

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

3. Paint a light coat over the top of the mason jar. Let it dry completely (typically, it takes about 1 hour).

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

4. Put the lid back on. Hot glue on the googly eyes, bunny whiskers and nose, chick wings and feet. Make sure you are VERY careful with the placement. Once you stick it onto the dried decoupage, the hot glue will adhere and come off with the hot glue should you decide to move it. Aren’t they adorable?

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

This bunny is so cute!

bunny mason jar ideas

Supplies for Mason Jar Crafts for Carrot

mason jar
hot glue gun
Starburst® Funsize Cane
green ribbon
green felt

Directions for Mason Jar Crafts for Carrot

This project was a little bit cleaner than the previous one. Supplies needed included using the Starburst® Funsize Cane!

1. Unpack the Starburst® Funsize Cane and place it into the jar.

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

2. Grab a cute green ribbon and hot glue it around the lid.

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

3. Fold the green felt and free hand the leaves of the carrot.Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

4. Cut the felt and hot glue the sides together.

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

5. Fold it and glue it onto the top of the lid. Add a tag, and you are set!Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

 

This would make a great gift for anyone celebrating spring and Easter!

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

Umbrella as an Easter Basket

I decided to add these crafts into some of our Easter baskets as a gift along with the DOVE® Milk Chocolate Bunny, SNICKERS® Bunny Cane, Skittles® Bunny Cane, Starburst® Funsize Cane, and Hubba Bubba® gum.

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

I placed it all in an umbrella! I also included a few books, bunny masks and ears along with a walkie talkie! Everyone needs a walkie talkie! I forgoed the faux grass in favor of recycled tissue from previous gifts. No one is going to notice 🙂

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

How fun is this?

Easter mason jars craft ideas for spring

How are you celebrating Easter? Check out MyConfectionCorner.com for more ideas and make sure you stop by Walmart for your Easter needs. Pin the images below!

unique easter basket idea using umbrella bunny and chick mason jar crafts for easter

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