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The 12 Best DIY Easter Card Ideas for Kids & Adults 2024
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The 12 Best DIY Easter Card Ideas for Kids & Adults 2024

10 Mar 2024
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Easter, a time brimming with renewal and joy, invites us to forge heartfelt connections and extend thoughtful gestures. And what better way to celebrate this season's significance than by delving into the world of Easter card ideas? Whether you're a seasoned crafter or just dipping your toes into the creative waters, our curated collection of Easter card craft ideas is here to ignite your imagination and amplify the joy of the season. 

The Best Egg-static Homemade Easter Card Ideas for Kids & Adults  

This Easter, consider crafting your own cards instead of opting for printed ones. Not only does this offer a personal touch to your Easter basket or bonding moments with loved ones, but it also allows for cherished DIY Easter activities. Unsure where to start? Explore a delightful variety of homemade card ideas for Easter Day, ideal for both kids and adults.

Fun and DIY Easter Card Craft Ideas for Adults 

As Easter approaches, embrace your creative side with our collection of fun handmade Easter card ideas designed specifically for adults. Join us as we delve into the best Easter card craft ideas that will undoubtedly make for the best personalised gifts to send to your beloved one .

  • Pressed Flower Cards
  • Pressed flower cards provide a wonderful opportunity to infuse the beauty of nature into your Easter greetings. Opting for pressed flower cards adds a unique touch to your Easter card ideas, crafting charming and one-of-a-kind designs that truly capture the essence of springtime.

    DIY Easter Card Ideas

    Pressed Flower Cards

    Material Needs

    To create pressed flower cards, you'll need assorted flowers or petals, cardstock or heavy paper, adhesive (such as glue or double-sided tape), and optionally, a flower press or heavy books for pressing.

    Step-by-step Guide Guide

    1. Select fresh flowers or petals with vibrant colours and delicate shapes.
    2. Press the flowers between the pages of a heavy book or using a flower press. Allow them to dry for several days until flattened.
    3. Once dried, arrange the pressed flowers on the cardstock in a pleasing design.
    4. Carefully adhere the pressed flowers to the cardstock using glue or double-sided tape.
    1. Knitted Easter Cards for Easter
    2. Knitted Easter cards add a cosy, handmade touch to your Easter greetings. Choosing knitted cards allows you to showcase your knitting skills while creating heartfelt greetings for loved ones.

      DIY Easter Card Ideas for Adults

      Knitted Easter Cards for Easter

      Material Needs

      To knit Easter Easter card ideas, you'll need yarn in assorted colours, knitting needles, cardstock or heavy paper, adhesive, and optional embellishments like buttons or ribbon.

      Step-by-step Guide

      1. Choose a simple knitting pattern suitable for card size.
      2. Knit your desired design, such as Easter eggs, bunnies, or flowers, using the chosen yarn and needles.
      3. Once knitted, carefully attach the knitted piece to the front of the cardstock using adhesive.
      4. Embellish the knitted design with buttons, ribbon, or other decorative elements as desired.
      1. Vintage Easter Bunny Card
      2. Vintage Easter bunny cards evoke nostalgia and whimsy, making them perfect for sending Easter greetings to friends and family. Choosing vintage-inspired Easter card ideas allows you to add a touch of retro charm to your Easter celebrations.

        Easter Card Craft Ideas For Adults

        Vintage Easter Bunny Card

        Material Needs

        To create vintage Easter bunny cards, you'll need vintage-inspired cardstock or patterned paper, bunny-themed embellishments (such as stickers or die-cuts), adhesive, scissors, and optionally, vintage-style ribbon or lace.

        Step-by-step Guide

        1. Choose vintage-inspired cardstock or patterned paper for the card base.
        2. Trim the cardstock to your preferred dimensions and then fold it in half to form the card.
        3. Embellish the front of the card with vintage bunny stickers, die-cuts, or other decorations.
        4. Add additional embellishments such as ribbon or lace to enhance the vintage feel of the Easter Bunny card.
        1. DIY Easter Animal Cards
        2. Creating DIY Easter animal cards is an excellent choice for adults seeking a creative outlet and a personalised touch in their Easter greetings. These Easter card ideas allow for artistic expression while adding a whimsical and charming element to the Easter celebration.

          Handmade Easter Card Ideas

          DIY Easter Animal Cards

          Material Needs

          To create DIY Easter animal cards, you'll need cardstock or heavy paper, markers or coloured pencils, googly eyes, glue, scissors, and any additional embellishments you desire, such as stickers or ribbon.

          Step-by-step Guide

          1. Select your favourite Easter animals to feature on your cards, such as chicks, bunnies, or lambs.
          2. Cut the cardstock or heavy paper into the desired size and fold it in half to create the card base.
          3. Using markers or coloured pencils, draw or trace the outline of your chosen Easter animals onto the front of the Easter card.
          4. Add details to the animals, such as facial features, fur, or feathers, using markers or coloured pencils.
          5. Attach googly eyes to the animals using glue to give them a playful and animated appearance.
          6. Embellish the card further with stickers, ribbon, or other decorations to enhance the Easter theme.
          1. Stamped Easter Messages Card
          2. Stamped Easter messages cards offer a personalised touch to your happy Easter greetings, allowing you to convey heartfelt sentiments in a creative way. Choosing stamped cards allows you to customise your messages and designs to suit the recipient's preferences.

            DIY Easter Card Ideas

            Stamped Easter Messages Card

            Material Needs

            To create these DIY Easter card ideas, you'll need cardstock or heavy paper, Easter-themed rubber stamps, ink pads in assorted colours, markers or coloured pencils, and optional embellishments such as ribbon or glitter.

            Step-by-step Guide

            1. Begin by selecting Easter-themed rubber stamps that feature images or messages relevant to the season, such as bunnies, eggs, or flowers.
            2. Cut the cardstock or heavy paper into the desired size and fold it in half to create the card base.
            3. Ink the rubber stamps with the desired colours and carefully stamp them onto the front of the card.
            4. Allow the stamped images to dry completely before adding any additional details or embellishments.
            5. Use markers or coloured pencils to add accents or highlights to the stamped images, if desired.
            6. Embellish the card further with ribbon, glitter, or other decorations to enhance the Easter theme.
            1. Watercolor Easter Eggs Card
            2. Choosing watercolour Easter eggs cards is perfect for adults who appreciate artistic expression and intricate designs in their Easter greetings. These Easter card ideas offer a unique and visually stunning way to convey Easter blessings and joy to friends and family.

              Easter Card Ideas To Make

              Watercolor Easter Eggs Card

              Material Needs

              To create watercolour Easter eggs cards, you'll need watercolour paper, watercolour paints in assorted colours, paintbrushes in various sizes, water, paper towels, and optional embellishments such as glitter or sequins.

              Step-by-step Guide

              1. Begin by sketching or tracing egg shapes onto the watercolour paper using a pencil.
              2. Mix your desired colours of watercolour paint and apply them to the egg shapes using a paintbrush.
              3. Experiment with different techniques such as blending, splattering, or layering to create interesting textures and effects.
              4. Allow the paint to dry completely before adding any additional details or embellishments.
              5. Once dry, embellish the eggs with glitter, sequins, or other decorations to add sparkle and dimension.
              6. Cut the watercolour paper into individual cards or leave it as a single sheet to fold into cards.

                Homemade and Cute Easter Card Craft Ideas for Kids 

                Calling all young artists and crafters! Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by creating homemade and cute Easter card ideas? In this section, we'll discover delightful DIY card ideas designed especially for kids. From cute chick and bunny designs to cool pop-up cards, there's a whole world of fun waiting for you or your kids as you dive into crafting Easter greetings and catch more about the essence of the festive season.

              1. DIY Hen and Chick Card
              2. DIY hen and chick cards are not only cute but also simple enough for kids to create with ease. Choosing this card design allows children to explore their creativity while celebrating the playful spirit of Easter.

                Homemade Easter Card Ideas

                DIY Hen and Chick Card

                Material Needs

                To make DIY hen and chick cards, you'll need coloured cardstock or construction paper (yellow, orange, and brown for chicks, and white for the hen), scissors, glue, googly eyes, markers or crayons, and optionally, small feathers for decoration.

                Step-by-step Guide

                1. Fold a piece of yellow cardstock or construction paper in half to create the Easter card base.
                2. Cut out oval shapes from yellow paper to create chicks and glue them onto the front of the card.
                3. Cut out smaller oval shapes from orange paper to create beaks and glue them onto the chicks.
                4. Attach googly eyes to the chicks using glue.
                5. Cut out small brown shapes to create wings for the chicks and glue them on.
                6. Draw legs and feet with markers or crayons.
                7. On the inside of the card, draw a larger hen with white paper, adding details with markers or crayons.
                1. DIY Foldable Egg Easter Card
                2. Foldable egg Easter cards are not only fun to make but also interactive, allowing kids to surprise recipients with hidden messages or designs. Based on my experience, these Easter card ideas are guaranteed to ignite children's imaginations and introduce an element of surprise to their Easter greetings. It's a fantastic idea to spend some quality time crafting with them and creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

                  DIY Easter Card Ideas for Kids

                  DIY Foldable Egg Easter Card

                  Material Needs

                  To make DIY foldable egg Easter cards, you'll need coloured cardstock or construction paper, scissors, markers or crayons, glue, and optionally, stickers or glitter for decoration.

                  Step-by-step Guide

                  1. Fold a piece of coloured cardstock or construction paper in half to create the card base.
                  2. Draw and cut out a large egg shape from another piece of paper.
                  3. Decorate the egg shape with markers, crayons, stickers, or glitter to create an Easter design.
                  4. Fold the egg shape in half and carefully glue one half to the front of the card.
                  5. Write a message or draw a design inside the egg shape that will be revealed when the card is opened.
                  6. Write your Easter message outside or inside the card, and share the joy of your foldable creation with family and friends.
                  1. Easter Flower Card
                  2. Selecting an Easter Flower card as one of thrilling Easter card ideas for kids is a great way to introduce them to the beauty of springtime blooms while encouraging their creativity. This card design allows children to explore different colours and shapes as they create their own vibrant Easter greetings.

                    Handmade Easter Card Ideas

                    Easter Flower Card

                     

                     

                    Material Needs:

                    To make Easter flower cards, you'll need coloured cardstock or construction paper (green for stems and leaves, and various colours for flowers), scissors, glue, markers or crayons, and optionally, small buttons or sequins for decoration.

                    Step-by-step Guide:

                    1. Fold a piece of coloured cardstock or construction paper in half to create the card base.
                    2. Cut out green paper strips to create stems and leaves for the flowers.
                    3. Glue the stems and leaves onto the front of the card, arranging them in a pleasing arrangement.
                    4. Cut out flower shapes from various colours of paper and glue them onto the stems.
                    5. Decorate the centre of each flower with small buttons, sequins, or drawn details.
                    6. Add additional details such as grass or clouds using markers or crayons.
                    1. DIY Pom-Pom Bunny Card
                    2. DIY pom-pom bunny cards are not only adorable but also provide a hands-on activity for kids to enjoy during the Easter season. Choosing this card design allows children to experiment with different textures and materials while creating charming greetings for loved ones.

                      Easter Card Craft Ideas

                      DIY Pom-Pom Bunny Card

                      Material Needs

                      To make the DIY Easter card ideas with pom-pom bunny theme, you'll need cardstock or heavy paper (white or pastel colours for the card base), pom-poms (white or pastel colours for the bunnies), googly eyes, pink felt or paper for the nose, white paper for the ears, scissors, glue, and markers or crayons for additional decorations.

                      Step-by-step Guide

                      1. Fold a piece of cardstock or heavy paper in half to form the base of the card.
                      2. Glue one or more pom-poms onto the front of the card to create the body of the bunny/bunnies.
                      3. Cut out small ovals from white paper to create the bunny ears and glue them onto the top of the pom-poms.
                      4. Cut out small circles from pink felt or paper to create the bunny noses and glue them onto the pom-poms.
                      5. Attach googly eyes above the noses using glue.
                      6. Draw whiskers and other facial features with markers or crayons.
                      1. Pop-Up Peeps Bunnies Card
                      2. Pop-up Peeps bunnies cards offer a delightful surprise for recipients, adding an extra element of fun to Easter greetings. Choosing the Easter card ideas allows children to explore paper engineering techniques while creating interactive and memorable cards.

                        DIY Easter Card Ideas

                        Pop-Up Peeps Bunnies Card

                        Material Needs

                        To make Pop-up Peeps bunnies cards, you'll need cardstock or heavy paper (white or pastel colours for the card base), coloured paper for the bunnies and decorations, scissors, glue, markers or crayons for additional decorations, and optionally, small stickers or embellishments.

                        Step-by-step Guide Guide

                        1. Fold a piece of cardstock or heavy paper in half to establish the card base.
                        2. Cut out bunny shapes from coloured paper and fold them in half along the centerline.
                        3. Glue the folded bunnies onto the inside of the card, positioning them so that they will pop up when the card is opened.
                        4. Decorate the bunnies and the inside of the card with markers, crayons, stickers, or other embellishments.
                        1. DIY Rocking Easter Egg Card
                        2. Opting for DIY rocking Easter egg cards is a fantastic choice for kids because of their interactive and whimsical design. These Easter card ideas provide a fun and engaging crafting experience, allowing children to create unique Easter greetings that are sure to delight recipients.

                          Homemade and Cute Easter Card Craft Ideas for Kids

                          DIY Rocking Easter Egg Card

                          Material Needs

                          To make DIY rocking Easter egg cards, you'll need cardstock or heavy paper (white or pastel colours for the card base), coloured paper for the eggs and decorations, scissors, glue, markers or crayons for additional decorations, and optionally, small beads or buttons for weights.

                          Step-by-step Guide

                          1. Bend a sheet of cardstock or sturdy paper in half to shape the foundation of your card.
                          2. Cut out egg shapes from coloured paper and decorate them with markers, crayons, or other decorations.
                          3. Attach small beads or buttons to the bottom of the eggs using glue to create weights.
                          4. Glue the eggs onto the front of the card, positioning them so that they can rock back and forth.
                          5. Decorate the card base with additional Easter-themed decorations such as flowers, grass, or bunnies.

                            Easter Gift Ideas for all Ages to Make Your Easter Card Craft Ideas More Special

                            To make your Easter basket or Easter card ideas memorable, consider some following popular yet unique items:

                            • Personalized Happy Easter Day T-Shirt: Express your Easter spirit with personalised T-shirts adorned with cheerful Easter designs and uplifting messages. Whether you're attending Easter egg hunts or family gatherings, these T-shirts are sure to spread smiles and joy wherever you go.

                            DIY Easter Card Ideas

                            Personalized Happy Easter Day T-Shirt

                            • Personalized Happy Easter Day Pillow: Transform your living space into a cosy Easter retreat with soft and plush pillows featuring charming Easter-themed patterns and personalised messages. Curl up with these delightful pillows as you relax and unwind during the holiday season, bringing comfort and cheer to your home decor.
                            • Personalized Bunny Features Mug: Delight in the Easter festivities with a charming mug featuring intricate bunny designs, perfect for sipping your favourite hot beverages during cosy gatherings with loved ones. Crafted with care and paired with your egg-citing Easter card ideas, this mug adds an extra layer of sweetness to your Easter celebrations.
                            • Personalised Bunny Wall Hanging: Infuse your home with Easter charm by adorning your walls with personalised bunny wall hangings, featuring adorable designs and customizable messages. Each wall hanging adds a whimsical touch to your decor, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that celebrates the joy of Easter with family and friends.
                            DIY Easter Card Ideas

                            Personalised Bunny Wall Hanging

                            • Personalized Happy Easter Day Tote Bag: Elevate your Easter experience by carrying your holiday essentials in personalised tote bags adorned with lively Easter designs and bunny messages. Trust me, these bags make fantastic personalised gifts for kids that they'll truly cherish

                            FAQs

                            Q1. What is Easter Day?

                            Easter stands as one of Christianity's most significant holidays, marking the Resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after His crucifixion. It serves as a joyous culmination of the Lenten season, during which Christians engage in dedicated prayer, fasting, and penitence. For many Christian communities, Easter represents the ultimate celebration of faith, hope, and renewal in the belief of Jesus' triumph over death.

                            Q2. When is Easter Day? 

                            Easter Day typically falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the vernal equinox, usually between March 22nd and April 25th. When is Easter 2024? In 2024, Easter falls on Sunday, March 31st.

                            Q3. How many days until Easter 2024?

                            The number of days until Easter varies each year and is dependent on the lunar calendar. It typically occurs 40 days after Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the season of Lent. To check how many days until Easter, you can refer to your calendar or countdown calendar. Being aware of the time remaining allows you to prepare and fully enjoy the upcoming bank holiday festivities.

                            Q4. How to make your Easter card idea more meaningful?

                            To make your Easter card ideas more special, consider the following tips:

                            • Personalization: Add a personal touch by including the recipient's name, a funny and heartwarming Easter message, or inside jokes that are meaningful to them.
                            • Handmade Touch: Create handmade cards using materials like cardstock, markers, stickers, ribbons, and embellishments. Handcrafted cards carry a sense of thoughtfulness and effort.
                            • Incorporate Symbols: Include Easter symbols like bunnies, chicks, Easter eggs, crosses, or spring flowers to evoke the essence of the holiday.
                            • Innovative Techniques: Explore different crafting techniques such as embossing, watercolour painting, collage, or calligraphy to add depth and texture to your cards for Easter’s Day.
                            • Pair with Gifts: Consider pairing your Easter card with a small gift or treat that complements the theme, such as chocolates, flowers, or personalised gifts like T-shirts, mugs.

                            Q5. What Should I Write in an Easter Card? 

                            Here are heartwarming and bunny messages for homemade Easter card ideas to share love, joy, and blessings with friends and family. 

                            • "Hoppy Easter to some-bunny very special!"
                            • "Wishing you an egg-straordinary Easter filled with love and joy!"
                            • "Have an egg-citing Easter egg hunt adventure!"
                            • "Easter blessings and chocolate-filled nests await!"
                            • "Hatching up some Easter fun just for you!"
                            • "Egg-spect lots of love and chocolate this Easter!"
                            • "Let's shell-ebrate the joy of Easter together!"

                            Conclusion

                            As Easter draws near, it's time to unleash your creativity and foster connections with our egg-citing DIY Easter card ideas. Whether you're crafting for adults or kids, each card presents a unique opportunity to spread joy and embrace the spirit of renewal that defines the season. 

                            At Personal Chic, we offer a variety of personalised gifts for Easter Day. With the freedom to design your own creations and timely shipping, our gift ideas are guaranteed to make your Easter celebration greater than ever before. Happy crafting, and may Easter blessings abound for all!

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