decoration, DIY

Easter chick.

April 11, 2014

Eggs are boring. Easter is always about eggs and to be honest. They bore me a little bit. There is only so much you can do with it (like plant them) but in terms of decoration, they are boring. So I took the time and thought beyond the egg. Literally. I made a little chick for Easter decoration.


As soon as I was done with one, my boyfriend said: “Cute. I used to make those in kindergarden.” Pah. What does he know?!


All you need is:
– yellow thread
– orange and black paper
– small scissors
– a fork
– glue


1. Wrap the thread around the fork as seen in the picture above.


2. Cut a little piece of the the excessive thread and pull the wrapped thread of the fork. Tie it in the middle together. It should look like a small bow.


3. Cut it open as seen above.


4. It looks like a very wild ball now but don’t worry. Now comes the make-up. Just cut off the thread to the same length.


5. You will get a lovely tiny little ball like this.


6. Cut some feet, a peak and eyes out of the paper and stick it to the yellow ball and voilá! You have a little chick!


I made two and they are now sitting a room plant.


It makes me smile just to look at them.

Now. Carry on!

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  • Reply Lin April 11, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    So cute!!!!

  • Reply Oh, the Fun of It April 14, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    These are cute!

    • Reply weiberkombinat June 16, 2014 at 10:10 am

      Oh, they remember me of my childhood, we used to make them as well. Next Easter I should make some with my children. So nice!

      • Reply Sarah June 16, 2014 at 10:18 am

        That’s sweet. I’d love to see the result… 🙂

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  • Reply weiberkombinat June 16, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Gern, gern (ich hoffe ich vergesse das nicht, so wie mein Englisch : …. they remind me … nicht ….remember …ab jetzt schreibe ich auf Deutsch ;o)! Herzlichst, Anja

    • Reply Sarah June 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm

      Kein Problem. Ich habe alles verstanden… 😉

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