Easter Blocks

Easter Blocks
Easter Craft Idea
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Need some quick and easy decorating ideas for Easter?  Why not try our Easter blocks?  They can be made out of wood and paper scraps with a little elbow grease and Mod Podge, and are very simple!  Also the same idea may be applied to just about any holiday or celebration.  These blocks are not only fun to decorate with but are so easy to make for just about any Holiday! They even come with a free printable! 

Difficulty: Easy


2x4 wood board

Scrapbook paper

Mod Podge

Vinyl or Die Cuts or

Painted letters

Paper Cutter


Craft Paint

Foam Brush


Cut five wood blocks with a chop saw measuring 4" and one measuring 5 1/2". If you do not know how to cut wood or are uneasy about doing it- you can have them cut at your local hardware store or you can also find these blocks at most craft stores already sanded for about 50 cents a block. If cutting them yourself, make sure to sand the edges with a hand sander.

Gather your favorite Scrapbook paper and Paper cutter and using blocks and pencil, trace around the blocks from the corner of the opposite side of the papers and cut with paper cutter. If your blocks are all the same size- you can use this first square as your template for tracing onto the rest of the squares. Use scissors to round the edges of the paper to fit the block better.

Next, Paint all the edges with white paint(except the bottom of the block) and set aside to dry. Once they are dry, sand all edges with hand sander if you want a more rustic look.

Now it is time to glue your paper! If you do not have vinyl or paper on hand you can click on the pictures below and right click "save image" then paste to a word doc to print- or if you have followed these instructions and have your paper ready, glue your paper square using a foam brush and Mod Podge.

Here are the printables-


Once your blocks are all glued- let them dry for at least 30 minutes. You can cover with Mod Podge at this point to provide a protective coat or just display as is! 


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About The Author

Jenny Newman is a devoted wife and mother who enjoys creating new projects, patterns, and activities and crafting meaningful home-made treasures.  Her signature crafting style is simple, affordable and fun!  We hope you enjoy Jenny's crafts and patterns as much as we do.