Easy DIY Easter bonnet ideas

Published on 6 April 2020 By Holly Butteriss 2 min read

We’ve got tons of inspiration to get you eggcited for Easter! Getting creative and making your own DIY paper Easter bonnets is loads of fun for the whole family. Keep your Easter hats simple with bunny ears or paper flowers, or combine lots of different craft ideas to make one epic Easter bonnet!

Chick out this hat!

This incredible chick baseball style cap from Krokotak is absolutely perfect for your Easter bonnet! Using strips of coloured card stock to create the shape and details, this Easter hat is a quick make that is totally customisable. Krokotak has tutorials for lots of different animal hats, but we thought this chick would be eggcellent for Easter celebrations!

Spring florals

Make a statement with this gorgeous tissue paper creation from Aunt Peaches. Using a straw hat as the base, grab tissue paper in bright spring colours and create a beautiful bouquet of paper flowers. 

Hop along to the party

Or if you want to keep your DIY paper Easter bonnet super simple (or you've left it to the last minute and looking for a quick project), these Easter bunny bonnets using party hats from Lia Griffith are perfect! Use old party hats, or make your own out of pastel coloured and patterned cards. All you need to add is some bunny ears and a little pom pom and voila! We’re certain all the boys and girls will love this one!

A basket of Easter treats

This marvellous make from SparrowGalFart uses coloured paper, paper plates, sticks, embellishments and even a little chick to decorate their Easter hat. Fill the basket at the crown of the bonnet with chicks, Easter eggs or paper flowers for a super spring themed hat!

Bring your blooming garden to life!

And this gorgeous garden flourishing with springtime blooms from Sun Hats & Wellie Boots makes a fantastic DIY paper Easter bonnet. Create beautiful paper flowers, lovely lady birds and fluttering butterflies to bring your garden to life - why not hide a few Easter eggs in there too! 

Join the Mad Hatter's tea party

And for something a little different (and not technically a hat, yet!) these adorable paper teacups from Red Ted Art would make the Mad Hatter swoon! Create these terrific tea cups out of every colour of card imaginable, stack them up and attach them to a sun hat and you’ve got one DIY paper Easter bonnet perfect for a tea party. Create tissue paper flowers and hidden Easter eggs to make it egg-stra special! 

Whether your Easter bonnet is a blooming bouquet  of spring flowers or topped with floppy bunny ears, there’s plenty of inspiration out there for you to create the most eggcellent Easter bonnet!

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About the author

Holly Butteriss

Holly Butteriss is the Content Coordinator at LoveCrafts. Working closely with designers and influencers, Holly aims to inspire makers with lovely content and believes that “self expression is good for the soul”. Creative at heart, Holly will give any craft a go if she doesn’t have her nose in a book!

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