54 In Spring

DIY Easter Nest Jars

Today I’m sharing another fun Easter deco! DIY Easter Nest Jars ! I had seen this idea of hanging an egg on to a little stick and place it inside a jar in a German magazine, when we were in Munich not too long ago and I really liked it! It’s right my style, so simple and I think its just fun for this holiday coming up next week! 

DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net

In the magazine, the jar was empty, just with the eggs hanging from the stick, which looked really nice as well. But I made lots of book page Easter grass the other day and after using it  for my marbled easter eggs I still had some left and figured, one can never have enough nests around the living room this time of year! I used two bigger empty jars that I filled with the book page Easter grass. The previously painted white wooden sieve served me as a little tray for the jars.  I still also had two of the blown out eggs from the other day and painted them over, just a little bit, with white paint.  

Then came the tricky part. The eggs I’ve seen in the magazine, were dyed, but I really wanted to use my spring bird stamps, remember, I also made these baking mold magnets with them. The stamps are just so cute and perfect for the season! So I picked two that I thought would be easy to press onto the egg, since it’s not a flat surface. Well, that took me a while, I had to gently rubb out and try again and again….several times. But I really wanted to pull off this look and at one point I was ok with the not~perfect stamp on the egg! Still pretty though and even a little vintage looking! 

DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net

I then needed to tie the yarn around the small stick and push it into the top hole of the egg. A little fiddling is required here because you want the egg to be hanging on the yarn, so the little stick has to be horizontal inside the egg. 

After that, I tied the other end of the yarn around the bigger stick. Then I just placed the stick on top of the jar and got my DIY Easter Nest Jar !

DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net


DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net


DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net


DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net


DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net


DIY Easter Nest Jars/kreativk.net

What do you think? I’m really loving the stamps and how this turned out and think they are just perfect for Easter! 

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  • Lins @ Boo & Maddie
    26/03/2016 at 20:50

    These are so gorgeous – I’m hopeless at crafting so am delighted to have come across your blog for some inspiration. Popping over from #ShareItSunday X

    • Katrin
      26/03/2016 at 22:03

      Thanks so much Lins! I’m happy you like these!!!

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    24/03/2016 at 15:03

    Heya stopping by from #ShareItSunday

    This is such a cute idea! I need to decorate my house for Easter as looking around it looks pretty miserable!


    • Katrin
      25/03/2016 at 15:01

      Hahaha, Thanks Claire!

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    24/03/2016 at 13:51

    I love the rustic look and would love to have just a quarter of your energy!

    • Katrin
      25/03/2016 at 14:57

      Hahaha, thanks so much 🙂

  • Karren Haller
    23/03/2016 at 16:49

    You have a such great inspiration and creativity, these turned out so cute, who would of thought that adding the shredded paper would just make them perfect!
    Thank you for sharing on the #OMHGWW this week, I appreciate you come to share your blog!!

    Have a great week!

    • Katrin
      25/03/2016 at 15:10

      Karren, Thank you very much for stopping by! I appreciate it and wish you a happy Easter!!!

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    23/03/2016 at 01:04

    These look eggs fabulous Katrin!

    • Katrin
      23/03/2016 at 18:26

      Thanks so much Tara!! Have a great week!

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    22/03/2016 at 14:06

    These are so pretty! I love the shredded paper nest and the stamped effect! I alway see so many jar ideas around Christmastime, but I’ve never thought to do something like this for another holiday! Great idea 🙂

    • Katrin
      23/03/2016 at 16:03

      Thanks so much Emily!! It was tricky getting the stamps on at first!! I’m happy you like them!!

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    These are so pretty! I don’t think I’d have the patience for stamping on eggs haha 🙂

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    • Katrin
      22/03/2016 at 08:32

      Hahaha, it wasn’t that bad after all, a little tricky…Thanks Jess!

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    Really cute idea Katrin – love!

    • Katrin
      22/03/2016 at 09:34

      Thanks Marie!!! Happy Easter! 🙂

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    Looking at all of your ideas really makes me wish I didn’t have a little fellow that would pull everything off of our ottoman because that looks really cute! Maybe something I could incorporate on our dining room table.

    • Katrin
      21/03/2016 at 22:38

      Awww…I remember when my girls were that age…all was up up unreachable, lol! On the dining room table is a great idea, I bet they’d look great! Thanks Candace! 🙂

  • Nikki
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    Katrin, these turned out really cute. I love the different tones of white, in your perfect Scandinavian living room. And the stamps really turned out beautiful. I have never blown out an egg, but my mom did it when we were young and it really wasn’t the easiest thing to do. I’m impressed, but even more so, I am impressed by the fact you were able to stamp the eggs in their fragile state, after being blown out! And then to not break the egg as you attached it to the branch and string, you amaze me! These turned out so adorable and I love the stamps you chose. Happy Spring!t

    • Katrin
      21/03/2016 at 22:13

      It was quite a challenge getting the stamp on them, but it worked and even though it didn’t turn out perfect, oh well! that’s the kinda stuff I like! Thanks for stopping by Nikki, Happy Spring to you!!!

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    I need to go and find sticks now! Really pretty.

    • Katrin
      21/03/2016 at 22:10

      Hahaha, thanks a lot!! 🙂

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      Thanks for stopping by Lela!!!

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    What a fun idea. These are quite different from a lot of the Easter crafts I’ve seen, nice to see them.

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    • Katrin
      20/03/2016 at 23:21

      They are! I like that too, Thanks Sally!

  • Christine
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    Love the tiny branches, soooooo friggin cute!!! TOLL!!!!

    • Katrin
      18/03/2016 at 20:57

      Danke Christine, war ein ganz nettes Oster~projekt 😉

  • Kathryn
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    Delightful as always, Katrin! I really like the detail and appreciate the trial and error it took to get it the way you wanted it. Pinning!

    • Katrin
      18/03/2016 at 20:56

      You’re so sweet to say that Kathryn! Thank you 🙂

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      Thanks Amberjane, I appreciate it, they were a bit tricky but did work at the end!

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    Its glamorous and rustic at the same time. Love it!

    • Katrin
      17/03/2016 at 21:52

      Thanks so much Audra! 🙂

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    What a unique and creative idea! I have never seen this! It really makes the egg stand out!

    • Katrin
      17/03/2016 at 21:49

      Thanks Ilka, I thought it was cute, when I saw it in the magazine and wanted to give it a try!

  • Carol
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    Katrin, this is such a cute project and I love the natural colors. I think I may have all the supplies on hand to try it.

    • Katrin
      17/03/2016 at 10:26

      That’s great, it is fun to make it for sure! Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

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    Katrin, very cute idea. I like the natural colors. I think I have the supplies on hand.

    • Katrin
      17/03/2016 at 10:25

      Thank you Carol, I’m so happy you like this! 🙂

  • Keri
    16/03/2016 at 22:44

    Katrin, i love these stamped eggs!! I’m glad you persevered with the stamps because they look awesome on the eggs!! I like the hanging egg in a jar look!!! And of course you can never have too many of the book page nests!!! You’re doing an amazing job decorating for Easter!! 🙂

    • Katrin
      17/03/2016 at 09:50

      Thanks so much Keri, I’m happy you like these! It was so tricky getting the stamp on the egg and have it look fine, but at the end it didn’t have to be perfect either…:)

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    • Katrin
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      Yes, that’s true Teresa, you could hang something else in there instead of the egg and keep it up all year! Great idea! Thanks 🙂

  • Lynn
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    Katrin, these are just wonderful…When I saw them on your email, I was immediately taken with how unique and really cool these are. And they are so your style…the white wash, branches…they just really say “Katrin made me”. I would imagine that stamping on a round surface is a challenge, but you pulled it off masterfully! Well done again my friend.

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    • Katrin
      16/03/2016 at 12:30

      Thank you my friend, I’m happy you like them as well Lynn. These stamps really call me and yes, I guess it is absolutely my style, I just can’t help it, I like simple and sometimes it might be a bit boring. That’s what Stella said to me the other day, lol. Mami, your style is not flashy enough sometimes. Oh well, I had to smile. 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

  • Mary-the boondocks blog
    16/03/2016 at 10:00

    Ohh Katrin! This project for Easter is the best one yet! I love the clean look paired with the stamps that very much look vintage. And the wood on top holding them gives it such a special look. This one is so … I don’t even have the words for it. Everything about it is perfect. The black and white theme and the wood on top. I’ m so glad you were able to pull this off.

    • Katrin
      16/03/2016 at 12:27

      Aww Mary that’s so so sweet of you to say! I love the clean look, you know that already, and these stamps really have been in good use over the past. I have to look for more stamps, I might have a new addiction! 🙂

  • Sam @ Raggedy Bits
    16/03/2016 at 07:22

    Katrin these are sooooooo cute!!! I just LOVE them! They are a perfect addition to a Easter Display!! So clever!!

    • Katrin
      16/03/2016 at 12:25

      Sam, thanks so much, that’s so sweet of you! I’m happy you like them 🙂