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    Posted on Mar 4, 2013

    29 Insanely Easy Ways To Get Ready For Easter

    Having the fam over for Easter this year? Use these tips and tricks to stay stress-free.

    1. Use a toothbrush to make speckled eggs.

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    Dip the toothbrush in brown dye and flick the bristles to create a speckled effect.

    2. For an easy place setting, wrap utensils in orange napkins and fasten with a green pipe cleaner.

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    Get more information here.

    3. If orange and green aren't your thing, make bunny napkin holders out of pipe cleaners.

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    Get the instructions here.

    4. Or master the bunny napkin fold.

    Get the directions here.

    5. Add simple painted dots to napkins for pops of color.

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    Directions here.

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    Get the instructions for these neon dot napkins here.

    6. Use a whisk to dye Easter eggs the fast and easy way.

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    Place egg inside of the whisk and dip into the dye. More info here.

    7. Use a (clean) rubber ear syringe to blow out egg contents.

    8. Carrot crescent rolls stuffed with tuna or egg salad make for a festive snack.

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    Get the directions here.

    9. Use up leftover Peeps by making colorful s'mores with them.

    10. Or make a bouquet of Peep kabobs as a centerpiece or a gift.

    11. Dye your eggs with Kool-Aid.

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    Your kids will appreciate the smell more than vinegar. Get more information here.

    12. Turn a crudité tray into a bunny.

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    So cute and easy. Get the directions here.

    13. Easiest dessert ever: chocolate pudding cups with rainbow Twizzler carrots.

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    Get the instructions here.

    14. Decorate the easy way by filling a pretty umbrella with flowers.

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    An umbrella is a subliminal way to conjure up spring and April showers. Better Homes and Gardens says: "If using real flowers, create a simple vase with water in a plastic resealable bag. Secure at the base of the flower stem with a rubber band."

    15. Use clear adhesive glue dots to make really easy polka-dotted glitter eggs.

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    Get the full instructions here.

    16. Follow this tip to keep hard-boiled egg yolks from turning green:

    17. Serve all the drinks with impaled-Peep straws.

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    Just thread a straw through the center of the peep.

    18. Make Lego Easter eggs by gluing round mints and painting over them.

    19. Cut a triangle into one end of a burrito for a bunny-inspired lunch.

    20. Cracker sandwich pops are just as cute as cake pops, only much easier to make.

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    Get the directions here.

    21. Peeps in a glass vase make for an easy centerpiece.

    22. So do carrots and lettuce.

    23. For a bare-bones, au naturale look, hang eggs off of bare branches.

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    Get more details on making your own Easter egg tree here.

    24. Use painted egg cups to display bulbs.

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    Or, you could display your dyed eggs in them.

    25. Get the kids Easter-ready with simple DIY bunny pants.

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    You could use fabric paint or iron-on felt cut into bunny shapes.

    26. Refashion thrift-store teacups to hold flowers, candy, or dessert.

    27. Make the easiest and cheapest garland ever with paint chips.

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    Get the directions here.

    28. Craft a burlap table runner.

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    Hopefully no one spills anything on the bunny tails. Get the directions here.

    29. Use coffee filters to make egg-nest flowers.

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    Get the directions here.

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