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Bright and Casual Easter Centerpiece

Easter Centerpiece with Home Made Felt Flowers

Blooms, blossoms, bunnies and all things Spring.  That’s what this little cloche Easter centerpiece says to me.  You can create some gorgeous cloche ideas using flowers and long twigs but for today I am going to post an Easter centerpiece using a cloche, a bunny and some easy DIY felt flowers.

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If you have a die cutter congrats I would love one.  Using your die cutter make whatever flowers you enjoy.  You will need a dozen felt flowers. Unfortunately, I recently had to purchase a new computer so there will be no new craft toys for Leanna anytime soon.

Instead of using a die cutter, I  created a flower pattern for these flowers that you print and then cut out by hand.  There are only a dozen flowers to make for this little centerpiece so it really wasn’t hard to do and takes about an hour.

I like to have odd numbers for arrangements so I made three large rolled flowers, three small, three blue and three white flowers.

You will need four sheets of felt, blue, pink, white and yellow.  Hot glue or a needle and thread.  A rabbit, moss matt and a cloche lid (optional).

The Rolled Felt Flowers

To make these you cut them out using the linked template as a guide and then roll them starting at the inside.

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Glue them with a little dab of hot glue as you roll and don’t worry about making the rolls really tight.  A  loose flower turns out a little bigger.

The White Felt Flowers

Cut out six white blossoms, and one yellow center.

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Starting with the white petals place a dab of hot glue in the bottom of the petal and pinch.  (I placed the pinched end under a glass to hold it in place while it cooled.

Once the petals are shaped glue them to each other forming a flower.

Take the long piece and run a thin line of glue along the bottom and roll up.  Mess up the fringe and glue to the center of the white petals.  Finally, make a centerpiece by gluing in some beads in the center.
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The Blue Felt Flowers

Cut out five round pieces.  Lay the first piece down,  fold the circle into quarters,   and place a dab of glue in the center point and let dry.   Repeat with three more circles.

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Finally, Lay one circle down on your work surface and place four folded circles in each quarter of the base circle.  Once cool fluff the circles.

Once the felt if fluffed,  add some beads to the center with hot glue.
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Felt Leaves

I did not provide a pattern for the leaves.  To make, fold a piece of felt, cut a half circle shape out of the felt where the fold it.  Place a dab of glue into the bottom of the leaf and hold in place.  Place the pinched leaf under the glass while they dry.

Creating the Centerpiece

This part is really easy and I think children would enjoy participating in this part.

I started with a plate charger a moss mat. You can use a pretty plate, a log slice or a large nest, and fresh moss would work well.
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Place a rabbit in the center, starting with the largest flower place them in evenly on three sides.

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Next place the second largest flowers between the blue ones.
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Work in the smaller rolled flowers and then the leaves where ever you see gaps.
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Take a look at your centerpiece carefully, if there are gaps showing through filling them in with the leaves.  Once the gaps are full add the remaining felt leaves wherever you like.

Wrap your hands around the circumference of your floral display and squeeze to make the flower arrangement smaller.

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Depending on the materials you have, your Easter centerpiece may be finished now.  It’s not necessary to have a cloche cover, but I am using one.

Cover with a Cloche

Starting at the back carefully place the back of the cloche down.  As you lower the front of the cloche down, tuck in flowers.
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I really love how casual, bright and colourful this turned out.

 

 

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26 thoughts on “Bright and Casual Easter Centerpiece

    1. That is a really good idea. I flowers will be shiny and not as thick, but I hope the templates work for you. Enjoy making them.

    1. Thank you, Debra. It was an ordeal let me tell ya, but of course, the newer one is all bright and flashy to me now. The transferring data part is slowing me down, but I know you understand all too well.

    1. Hi Linda. I love them too, I would like to try and make a large garland of felt flowers, but not until I get a cutter. Thank you for commenting.

    1. Hi Julie. What a nice thought. I hadn’t thought of him looking content, but your right he does. He’s up to his waist in flowers, he should be content lol. The felt flowers are much less finicky to work with than hardened fabric flowers are, I am glad I chose them for this project.

  1. I have a silhouette and it won’t cut felt, I would love a die cutter but the initial cost is holding me back.

  2. While I like your pretty centerpiece I am so very taken with the felt flowers and thinking this could be a fun sewing project to try with my kids. Pinned.

    1. Absolutely, I tried to create something that would be pretty decor and children could participate in as well. It’s always so much fun to do crafts when my granddaughters can join in. I hope you have a great time with it.

    1. I enjoy felt flowers because they look crafty and pretty, yet you can tell they were never intended to look real. Nothing uglier than bad faux florals.

    1. For sure it is Kippi. They could even do it themselves using a soft cuddle bunny. Thank you for commenting and have a wonderful Easter.

  3. What a pretty cloche decoration, Leanna! Your step by step instructions are fantastic and I love how easy the felt flowers are to make. Thank you so much for sharing, and for being a part of the Hearth and Soul Link Party. Happy Easter!

    1. You have a Happy Easter as well, and you’re welcome. I try to stop by every week, it’s always nice to catch up on where your traveling to and the sights you see.

  4. Thank you for participating in the Welcome Spring Link Party. I’ve chosen your cute centerpiece as one of my features from the party. I hope you’ll drop by my blog tomorrow for the Features post.

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