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11 Fan Favorite Holiday Crafts from April 2012

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor for AllFreeHolidayCrafts

Did you miss any of the awesome holiday craft ideas we shared in April? No need to worry; we've rounded up the best of the best in this handy collection of 11 Fan Favorite Holiday Crafts from April 2012. Keep reading to discover which free, easy holiday crafts readers like you loved the most during the month of April!

11 Fan Favorite Holiday Crafts from April 2012

Table of Contents

No Sew Lucky Scraps FlowerRecycled Shopping Bag WreathBaby Bird Book Page OrnamentCandy Bar Bouquet

Readers' Pick Easter Craft

Fun and Easy Wreath Crafts

Homemade Mothers Day Gifts

Unique Recycled Crafts

Readers' Pick Easter Craft

The first half of April was all about Easter, so it should come as no surprise that one of our top holiday crafts of the month was an Easter craft.  Find out which of our featured Easter egg designs was voted fan favorite by clicking on the link below!

Crackled Egg Jewels - No one ever said Easter egg designs had to be complicated to be really cool. This Easter craft idea is the perfect example of how simple is sometimes best when it comes to holiday crafting. These Easter eggs are stunning to look at and super easy to make, so it's a win-win for both you and your guests!  If you're looking for Easter egg decorating ideas to try out for next year, these Crackled Egg Jewels are one of the best and most interesting projects we've found.

Fun and Easy Wreath Crafts

Holiday crafting is all about celebrating life's occasions, and what better way to mark an event than with a fabulous handmade wreath hanging on your front door?  The three standout wreath craft ideas of April have one thing in common, showcasing why they were voted fan favorites. All of the homemade wreaths featured below are thrifty and environmentally friendly, made up almost entirely of materials that you probably have lying around your house somewhere. So if you're interested in making handmade decorations that are friendly to the Earth AND to your wallet, we suggest checking out the wreath tutorials listed below.

Green Scrappy Rag Wreath

Recycled Shopping Bag Wreath

Green Scrappy Rag Wreath (shown above)

Fabulous Wreath From Toilet Paper Rolls

Homemade Mothers Day Gifts

Aside from Easter, the other major holiday craft focus of April was, of course, Mother's Day.  Our readers were really excited about creating special Mothers Day gifts for the women in their lives and we showcased some unique and personalized Mothers Day gift ideas that ladies of all ages would enjoy.  Out of all the featured Mothers Day crafts, a few stood out as fan favorites, and for good reason!  Below you will find the top four homemade Mothers Day gifts, as voted on by readers like you!

Customized Washer Necklace

Button Blossoms

No-Sew Lucky Scraps Flower

Customized Washer Necklace (shown above)

Candy Bar Bouquet


Unique Recycled Crafts

Always a fan favorite, crafts made from recycled materials were super popular in April, especially since it was Earth Day and Earth Week!  There were so many amazing, interesting and unexpected DIY recycled crafts to choose from in April, but the three projects below rose to the top of the pack and were voted "best of the best."  So go ahead, dig some materials out of your recycle bin and try out one of these recycle craft ideas. They're some of the most fun holiday crafts to make because you're literally turning trash into treasure!

Soaring Light Bulb Birds

Soaring Light Bulb Birds (shown above)

Baby Bird Book Page Ornament

Junkmail Snowflake Lanterns




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