The Anthro World of Furry Costumes (Fourth Edition)

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Just as the 4th of July dies down over the weekend, the Furries descend onto Pittsburgh for their annual Furfest. Now given that it’s summer, you have to wonder how these people can wear these suits that can weigh as much as 70lbs. And unlike the Disney park costumes, I’m not sure if they contain fans. Nonetheless, these anthropomorphic cosplayers have been a source of endless fascination by many. Though some might resemble humanized versions of their animal, some can come in very bright colors. While some have a sort of mix-and-match critter thing going on. Anyway, for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of furry costumes.

  1. A fox should always show off its furs.
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At least I think it’s a fox. Still, their fur has spots on the tail, upper chest, and ears.

2. My, what a handsome pair of horns.

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Though I think they’re far from the savannah. Yet, they have hooves on their hands and feet.

3. Look, out someone’s green with envy.

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This one is green with horns and a white mane. Also, has hooves on their feet. Kind of a mix between a dog and a satyr.

4. Nothing beats spikes, horns, and scales.

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Despite that scales are usually seen on reptiles not mammals. Yet, you don’t want to go near this fantasy dog.

5. Guess this dog works for PennDOT.

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Because they’re wearing a bright orange vest. And it seems to be writing a citation. Wait a minute.

6. Need a paw?

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Someone’s willing to lend a hand. Though their ears are rather long.

7. Seems like you’ve run into a punk hyena.

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This one has red fur on the mane along with some earrings in their ear. Reminds me of a stereotypical drug dealer.

8. Perhaps a skull helmet would suit you.

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Well, this one has a skull helmet with horns on it. But it goes well with the stripes on their body.

9. A fuzzy neck can be absolutely fabulous.

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Yet, I’m not sure the black neck fur goes well with the whole fursuit. But they don’t seem to care.

10. Blue back spikes must always match the fur on top.

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And they seem to be on a beach in a palm tree location. So they must be roasting.

11. Sometimes a bright green stripe is all you need to stand out.

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Well, they have more than one neon green stripe. But they seem quite a climber from what I see in this picture.

12. One dog can have a coat of many colors.

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This one has some rainbow fur on their back. Though they’re sparkling and white up front.

13. We can all use a break now and then.

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This dog has yellow and blue fur. But right now they seem very exhausted. Must be the summer heat.

14. Someone’s getting funky on the dance floor.

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Well, they seem more like prancing than dancing. Still, they must be sweating inside that costume.

15. A shark tail can always make a dog look badass.

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Sure it doesn’t go well with a dog. But neither do clothes or the color blue.

16. Didn’t know a blue dog could have wings.

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Actually bats are the only mammals with wings as far as I know. However, don’t hug them.

17. This bunny just wants to listen to music by themselves.

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At least I think they’re a bunny. Sometimes you can’t tell what animal these furries are supposed to be.

18. Never thought I’d see a green dog before.

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Wonder what this dog would look in front of a green screen. Then again, you might not be able to see them.

19. This dog’s come well dressed.

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Seems like they’re dressed for a job interview. Hopefully, it’s for a pet store.

20. Who says dogs can’t be badass?

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And yes, they’re on a beach. Let’s hope it’s one in New England or Alaska. So they don’t succumb to heatstroke.

21. We all have our bad hair days.

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Or bad fur days in this furry’s case. Nonetheless, this dog has spots and fuzzy paws.

22. Someone’s waiting at the door.

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This leopard is dressed in regular street clothes. Hope they’re not inside an elevator.

23. Sometimes you better put your best tail forward.

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This dog just wants to strike a pose. Yet, they’re doing no favors being in front of a car.

24. Bet you didn’t see a zebra in a hotel before.

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This one has their front legs out on the balcony. Though I don’t think they have the best view.

25. This dog’s pants are totally ripped.

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Yet, I wouldn’t recommend wearing ripped jeans. Especially if they came that way on the rack.

26. Bet you want to hang out with these cool cats.

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On second thought, given the ferociousness of big cats, I’d rather not. They’ll eat me alive.

27. This blue and green dog is eager to meet you.

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They even have a matching bandana around their neck. Yet, their nose and tongue are blue, which should cause some concern.

28. You have to be batty for pink fur.

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You can see their wings. But I’m not sure if I’d run into a bat like them at night.

29. Want to get a load of this cool tiger?

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This one even wears shiny shorts. Then again, I’m not sure what those pants are.

30. You can see this dog from a mile away.

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Has 2 striped legs. One has black stripes. The other has yellow stripes.

31. Some dogs are just lone wolves.

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So it’s best to leave them alone. Since they just want to mind their own business.

32. No one could be as adorable as this black and white cat.

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Yes, they’re sitting in an adorable pose. And yes, they have pink eyes for extra cuteness.

33. Who can resist this eager purple dog?

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Well, a lot of furries don’t dress in natural color animal costumes. Still, they have pink claws and purple tiger stripes.

34. Want to get a high five?

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After all, kids will certainly go crazy over these costumed furries. Best be nice to them.

35. This dog lives for the ice and snow.

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Well, at least they won’t be subject to heatstroke. Nor would they need a coat either.

36. This lion might want a bit of privacy.

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At least according to how he stands. Though you have to admire that purple mane.

37. My, check the horns on this wolf.

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Okay, that’s definitely a fantasy creature. And yes, they have hooves on their feet, too.

38. Hope you don’t get devoured by this colorful tiger.

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This tiger is yellow with blue stripes. Wears a red bandana to round up the primary colors.

39. Bet you’ve never seen a bird this big before.

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Apparently, this bird is quite fuzzy, too. However, I don’t see any feathers though.

40. Never thought I’d see a purple dog like this.

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This one has big paws on their feet with bright blue claws. Wonder how they sit with that costume on.

41. Perhaps you might take a look at this majestic wolf.

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This one’s wearing a ragged dress. Like she’s wandering a dark forest.

42. Even dragons must take a break once in awhile.

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Sure they don’t seem like they’re the kind to burn King’s Landing. But piss them off and you’ll live to regret it.

43. This lynx just wants to say hello.

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In case you don’t know, these fursuits can cost thousands of dollars. This is among the cheaper ones.

44. I don’t want to know what this lion will do to this gingerbread man.

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Relax, the gingerbread man is a prop since it’s a plush. But the pose still makes you worry.

45. Want this doe to give you the time of day?

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Well, this one just constitutes of a deer mask and a dress. Simple as that.

46. Your claws can never be too long.

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Don’t worry, they’re plush like the rest of the costume. This critter just likes showing them off.

47. Care for a trip to the beach?

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Whoever’s wearing this costume must be sweating balls. Might have a tiger-striped fish tail.

48. Perhaps you might like a couple of colorful tails.

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One tail is black and bright blue. The other is rainbow. But both have dog faces.

49. Make sure the scarf matches the fur.

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Yet, they look at the camera like it’s up in their shit. And want you to back off.

50. This beast seems to enjoy a nice gold goblet of wine.

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Guess this chimera likes the finer things in life. Hope it doesn’t rain.

51. Someone is a bit husky.

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Since this one is a husky dog, obviously. But unlike those in Alaska, they don’t pull a sled.

52. You’d call this a hipster bat.

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Since they’re totally out of the mainstream. Their fur is even in neon colors.

53. Just a couple of wolves in each others arms.

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Though their den is way nicer than a lot of wolf dens. Despite it still being messy.

54. Hope you can’t get enough yellow and blue fuzz.

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Since they have yellow and blue fur. Not sure what that animal this is supposed to be.

55. Bright colors always make one stand out.

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This dog is blue and orange. Wears a checked bandana and black rimmed glasses without lenses.

56. Someone’s really playing possum.

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Even in bright blue and white, this furry possum’s quite ugly. Seems more like a neon rat.

57. This gray bunny only wants a hug.

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Seems straight from an anime. Though they’re gray and spotted.

58. Perhaps you’d like a calico fox.

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This one is in red, black, and white. And their back is quite elaborate don’t you think?

59. How about give this lion a hug?

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The lion even has their own collar. Though lions aren’t known for being anywhere domestication material.

60. A colorful bat should spread their wings.

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This one has vibrant green and yellow wings. Even matches with the bat ears.

61. No one could resist this striped cat.

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This one has a couple of horns on top. Also has big anime eyes.

62. A dog much match their bandana.

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This one has purple, pink, and blue fur. And they sit with their paws raised.

63. Get a look at these colorful paws.

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Paw colors are black, purple, green, and blue. Their legs have blue and purple stripes.

64. Green and pink always make a fine combination.

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This one has a green head along with pink and black lower paws. Seems like they’re ready for a speedskating race.

65. Ever heard of a punk panther?

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This one is green with spikes. Has a jacket with plenty of badges.

66. This punk dog prefers to hang around.

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This one has a leather vest, T-shirt, and a red collar. Even has a mohawk style, too.

67. Perhaps you’d flee from this infernal black beast.

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Don’t worry, they’re just a furry. Has horns and hooves.

68. Could you see the bat behind the wings?

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Seems like they’re wrapped in them. Wonder how they could sit down like that.

69. A leg can always use a few stars.

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This one has rainbow stars. Also rainbow fur on the head.

70. This deer is what you’d call a real lumberjack.

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Even carries a real ax along with jeans and a flannel shirt. Underneath, he wears suspenders and a bra.

71. I guess we found a real Playboy Bunny.

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He’s a bunny wearing a suit. Also the photo is black and white like it’s the 1960s and he’s Don Draper.

72. This majestic fox carries quite an impression.

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Mainly because they have antlers and blue in their fur. Also, their tail is quite long.

73. This dog rocks in the black and gold.

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I’m sure it will help them get free drinks in Pittsburgh during Furfest. Though their costume is more white than anything.

74. Apparently, a creature can have 3 eyes.

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The third eye is on top. Is also blue with spots all over their fur.

75. Blue and black make for a nice combination.

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Contains white claws with black ears and paws. Wonder if they have a beaver tail.

76. Perhaps you’d want to hang out with this leopard.

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Seems like they’re getting ready for the holidays. Though you wouldn’t want most cats to be near a tree.

77. This gray cat just wants to say hello.

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They have big eyes to inspire people to cuddle them. Also, has big ears.

78. Get a load on this colorful tiger.

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This one is mostly neon green and orange with yellow stripes. Won’t have much trouble seeing them in the dark.

79. Standing next to the genuine article.

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This snow leopard resembles the picture on the restaurant. Sure, it’s not an exact likeness.

80. Bet you didn’t see a bear like this.

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Almost blends in with the snow. Yet, you wouldn’t want to picnic near them.

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Celebrate the Stars and Stripes Forever with These Star Spangled 4th of July Craft Projects (Fourth Edition)

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In the United States, since the 4th of July is considered the nation’s birthday, many Americans go all out with red, white, and blue decorations to show their patriotic pride. Some decorate their home with American flags. Some use other star-spangled decorations that you see in the photo above. While many Americans may purchase their Americana décor in a store, some might prefer to make their own. Unlike the treats, you can use these craft decorations year after year. As you can see on Pinterest and Etsy, you need not go far to find it. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of 4th of July craft projects.

  1. Perhaps you might want to put the stars inside the lantern.
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This one has red and blue lights inside. Perfect for any patriotic corner table.

2. Any patriotic mantle should have an American flag saw.

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Yes, I showed one before. But this one has the stripes go in a straight line.

3. A 4th of July wreath should come with star-spangled stars.

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This one uses 5-pointed stars of all sizes. Great for any all-American front door.

4. Make your salute to our country with these 4th of July blocks.

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One block says “4th of July.” The other says “USA.” The one in the middle has carved wooden stars in red and blue.

5. Nothing makes a more patriotic 4th of July like a red and white pom-pom wreath.

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This one has red and white pom poms and small blue stars. So pretty.

6. Don’t like wreaths? Use an umbrella bouquet instead.

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Contains red and white flowers with American flags. An all-American bouquet if there ever was one.

7. Bet you’ve never seen a 4th of July wreath like this before.

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This one is made out of curled cloth pieces. Like the red, white, and blue flowers in the center.

8. Grace your star-spangled table with this all-American bouquet.

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Mostly consists of sparkly and Dr. Seuss like decorations. Also includes a metal blue star in a blue bucket. Makes a great centerpiece.

9. Care for a star-spangled star?

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This star is decked like an American flag. Like the red, white, and blue decomesh bow.

10. Celebrate the spirit 1776 with this wooden plaque.

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Has red and white stripes. “1776” appears in shiny blue block numbers.

11. Celebrate the American spirit with this block American flag.

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Sure it might be a small flag. But our American flag is very hard to copy onto a small surface.

12. A giant Uncle Sam nutcracker should always stand by your door.

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Here he stands on a drum and waves a Betsy Ross flag. Sure it’s creepy but it’s incredible.

13. Make your 4th of July festive with these bouquets.

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Both use hats as a vase. One kind of resembles Uncle Sam’s. Love the flowers.

14. Any American would love these star-spangled flowers.

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These have starry centers and striped petals. The milk pail vase adds a rustic touch.

15. Support our troops this 4th of July with this wreath.

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Contains red, white, blue, and camouflage. Also includes an American flag and dog tags.

16. With these wooden candles, your 4th of July will be a blast.

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These are painted like the American flag. While they shoot up shiny stars in red, white, and blue.

17. Nothing makes 4th of July memorable like a wreath of the stars and stripes.

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This one is made from a stars and stripes ribbon. Include firework craft effects, American flags, and the word “Freedom” on the bottom.

18. Perhaps a more rustic 4th of July wreath will suit your tastes.

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This one is covered with burlap and denim. While it sports “4th” in big red print.

19. For your 4th of July bonfire use a pit like this.

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Depicts a flag and fireworks in iron. Perfect for any 4th of July party.

20. A 4th of July display should always include at least one firework.

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This one includes star-spangled ribbons and other red, white, and blue decorations. Makes a great centerpiece.

21. The more fireworks in your 4th of July bouquet the better.

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Each of these firecrackers is decked in red, white, and blue. The patterns are either stars or stripes.

22. Perhaps you might like a pallet stars and stripes.

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This one is in a Betsy Ross pattern. Though the stars seem to resemble an oval more than a circle.

23. Enjoy your 4th of July with these sand candles.

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Okay, the candles are fake for safety reasons. But the sand is nonetheless red, white, and blue.

24. Honor our serving men and women with this picture frame.

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Well, it’s more of a collage with a soldier picture and a wooden American flag. But any patriotic American would want it.

25. A rope red, white, and blue wreath is just as nice.

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Well, the wreath is mostly white with a little red. But the 3 blue stars give it a patriotic shine.

26. Perhaps you’d want a small flag on your mantle.

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This is made out of wood. Yet, the stars and stripes barely fit on it.

27. This American summer, curl up with this patchwork blanket.

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This one has patches of red, white and blue. But only the blue sports white stars.

28. Any patriot would die for a burlap wreath like this.

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This one is covered in red star ribbon and shiny star decorations. Love the bow, though.

29. Care to have red and blue stars on your white candles?

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Yes, these are real candles. But the stars make them perfect for 4th of July.

30. Show your pride for the USA with these block letters.

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Though they may be made of wood, they’re far more fancy than the letters you’ve probably seen. Also contains more patriotic touches.

31. A 4th of July wreath should always have an Uncle Sam hat.

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This one is decomesh with a shiny hat in the center. Great for any star-spangled front door.

32. Patriotic pockets should always have flowers.

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Well, these pockets are blue with white stars and red flowers. Also includes an American flag. Looks great on a white picket fence.

33. Feel free to put some American flags in your flower pot.

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Or pail, as this one is. Make sure the flowers are red, white, or blue.

34. Perhaps you’d want a heart wreath with bandanas.

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Make sure you tie them on the wire and put stars on the blue part. Perfect for any all-American home.

 

35. Have your all-American girl deck this cute 4th of July dress.

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This is for a small girl. While the blue skirt has stars and the red edging has white polka dots.

36. Greet your guests with this 4th of July wreath with folded paper.

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Well, these papers are folded in circles with stars on top. Each is in red, white, or blue.

37. Any soldier would want a rag wreath like this.

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Sure the cloth bits are felt. Yet, it’s a heart in blazing red, white, blue, and camouflage.

38. Got a straw hat? Make an Uncle Sam wreath out of it.

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This one uses string for the hair and beard. It even has a hat, ironically.

39. Feel free to wrap the grand old flag on your wreath.

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I don’t think it’s that old. But it does go nicely on a wreath like this.

40. A wooden flag cross should always have burlap bow.

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Well, I usually don’t take church and state separation when showing crosses like these. But I would try to show American flag items of other religions if I come across them.

41. Care to have an American flag at your window.

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Well, a window frame, anyway. Since the flag seems to go through it.

42. This Uncle Sam hat has all the bells and whistles.

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I only meant that figuratively, of course. Still, makes a great centerpiece on any American table.

43. Perhaps you might want some extra patriotic decoration on this white lantern.

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Includes ribbons of red, white, and blue as well as a small Uncle Sam hat. So pretty.

44. Make a patriotic impression this 4th of July with these Uncle Sam hat bouquets.

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Includes red, white, and blue flowers. Wonder what those squiggly things are.

45. A striped wreath should include a few stars.

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As long as the stripes and stars are red, white, and blue. Great for any home celebrating the 4th of July.

46. A bald eagle should always be majestic on an American flag.

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After all, the bald eagle is our country’s national symbol. Since it can always soar high in the sky.

47. A red and white striped canvas should always contain a blue star.

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This especially goes for this 4th of July decoration. Also includes a white tulle bow and branches of red berries.

48. Grace your living room with this American flag coffee table.

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It’s basically a simple wooden table with the American flag painted on it. Great for indoors and outdoors.

49. Anyone want Uncle Sam in their garden?

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Okay, this guy’s made out of wood. But he does bring some star-spangled charm.

50. Show your pride for the stars and stripes with these pinwheel hair clips.

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They look more like flowers to me. But each is in red, white, and blue felt glory.

51. A ragged flag always looks great in a frame.

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This one uses felt strips of red, white, and blue for the stars and stripes. Also says, “God Bless America” on the top.

52. Welcome your guests this Independence Day with this American flag curtain.

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This one includes sentiments of Americana. And all on printed scrolls.

53. Any American girl would appreciate a patriotic skirt like this.

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Consists of red and white stripes under a blue fabric with polka dots. Sure they’re not stars, but they’ll do.

54. You can make a pretty vase with red and white striped straws.

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By the way, these straws are made of paper. But I love the blue ribbon tying them together.

55. Perhaps you can put a red, white, and blue bow in your hair.

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Well, it’s made from red, white, and blue ribbons. Though one has white dots instead of stars.

56. A simple rustic wreath will always do.

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This one has a red bow with a blue cloth of white stars. Also includes an American flag near the top.

57. Nothing makes 4th of July a patriotic spectacle like a decomesh wreath like this.

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This is an American flag wreath. You can see the stars in blue near the top.

58. You might want a star in the red white and blue.

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This one has a lovely painting with the blue part containing white stars. So pretty.

59. An American flag should be covered in flowers.

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The flowers are fake, of course. Nonetheless, this is a rather creative design. Love it.

60. Deck your American home with this Uncle Sam wine bottle.

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This one has Uncle Sam’s face painted on it. And yes, it’s pretty adorable.

61. “Oh, crown thy hood with brotherhood/From sea to shining sea.”

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This one has Uncle Sam’s face painted on it. And yes, it’s pretty adorable.

62. A ribbon wreath should have at least 2 flags.

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The ribbons are red, white, and blue, naturally. Like the red bow on top.

63. Welcome your guests with this epic 4th of July display.

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Includes red, white, and blue firecrackers. Also has Uncle Sam at the top.

64. A burlap flag wreath brings a rustic touch.

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Has 3 stars in the blue near the top. Great for any American door around Independence Day.

65. A lantern decoration can’t have too many ribbons.

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This one is on a lantern. Some of the bows are even in an American flag pattern.

66. You might be in the mood for a patriotic window.

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Includes a wreath and a chain of stars in red, white, and blue. Perfect for any patriotic home.

67. Since pinwheels are popular this time of year, why not a pinwheel flag?

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Sure it’s not an exact replica. But it’s kind of cool if you think of it.

68. Want some wooden candles in a metal bin?

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Well, there’s only a couple of them. But they’re both painted like the American flag.

69. Let God bless America with this flowery flag cross.

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Good for a funeral for servicemen. Also topped with a star-spangled ribbon.

70. With paper flowers, you can make your own bouquet.

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You can even use blue wine bottles as vases. And both have gingham bows.

71. A flowery wreath should always have a big hollow star on it.

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This one has a large white one. In the middle, it says, “Happy 4th of July.”

72. An Uncle Sam hat isn’t complete without any golden stars sticking out.

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Well, gold, red, white, and blue stars along with gold berries. Perfect as a centerpiece.

73. Bet you’ve never seen stars like these.

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They’re wooden stars with wooden frames. One has stars. One has stripes.

74. Want a make a firework? Paint a stick and put string on it.

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Each is painted in red, white, and blue. And they’re put in a twig nest.

75. Curl up on your all-American couch with this flag pillow.

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The red and white stripes are made from fabric strips. As the stars on the corner are made from buttons.

76. This American flag comes in 6 parts.

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The red and white stripes are made from fabric strips. As the stars on the corner are made from buttons.

77. A clothespin wreath may intrigue you.

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Consists of red clothespins with white stripes and white clothespins with red spots. The blue ones have stars.

78. How about a wreath wrapped in a flag?

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Includes a star on the top. Great for any front door on the 4th of July.

79. I’m sure any girl would want American flag flowers in her hair.

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One has red and white stripes. The others are white and blue. So cute.

80. A red wagon should have plenty of patriotic décor.

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This one will really show the fireworks. Also includes American flags and flowers.

81. Curl up on your couch with this American flag quilt.

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Well, it doesn’t exactly resemble a flag. But it’s a real patchwork to hang.

82. Hope you’ll enjoy these firecrackers in this bouquet.

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They’re set in a white pail. But at least these fireworks won’t explode on you.

83. How about a rug of Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty?

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They’re even adorned in American flag attire. Perfect for any liberty loving home.

84. Perhaps a few striped candles might do for your 4th of July.

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Make sure that they have red and blue stripes along with white stars. Has stars sprouting out of their wick holes.

85. Your little Uncle Sam can use a suit.

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The little boy has a cotton beard. Still, he looks quite cute.

86. A 4th of July wreath can use a few bows.

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Some are red, some are striped, and some are blue with white polka dots. So pretty.

87. A straw wreath is sure to impress.

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Yes, they’re paper straws. But they’re striped in red, white, and blue.

88. Perhaps your 4th of July wreath can use a star in the center.

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This one has strips tied to the frame. While the star says, “God Bless America.”

89. I call this the Liberty Tree.

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Since it has hearts on a tree that are red, white, and blue. And on a copy of a math book page.

90. Any America should relish a wreath of roses.

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Okay, they’re fake. But they’re in true American red, white, and blue with stars.

91. You can put anything inside an Uncle Sam hat.

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Has evergreen branches, stars, and an American flag inside. Makes a great centerpiece.

92. Got a grater? Make a decoration out of it.

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Has a star and a flag inside. Great to put beside the door.

93. An Uncle Sam bouquet always has to include red roses.

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Sure it’s part of a collection. Yet, the roses surely look fabulous.

94. A rag wreath can do with some firecrackers.

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Also includes stars in red, white, and blue. Great for any American front door.

95. Seems like this Uncle Sam is unusually potted here.

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That’s because he’s made out of flower pots. So adorable.

96. No one can resist this star-spangled star.

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It’s made from wood scraps. Includes a scheme of red, white and blue.

97. This American flag cross has a horseshoe for luck.

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This one is made from 2 pallet strips. And yes, they’re painted in the stars and stripes.

98. These firecrackers will be a blast at your 4th of July table.

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And they’re all in red, white, and blue patterns. Like the stars on the wires to create sparks.

99. A pinwheel wreath is simply spectacular.

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This is especially if the pinwheels are shiny. Wonder if they actually turn with the wind when hung on a door.

100. A proud patriot would hang this Uncle Sam.

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This one even uses long hat and a long fuzzy beard. So cute.

The Pastel World of Easter Village Houses (Third Edition)

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Now we’re on to the Easter village houses. A holdover from the similar Christmas tradition, you’ll find many of them sporting pastel and spring colors, cute animals, colored eggs, and flowers. Nonetheless, since promoting for other holidays is profitable, you’ll find many companies encourage people to create their own springtime town within the confines of their homes. Some of these might be the porcelain houses that light up from the inside. But there’s a putz set as well. These houses are usually made out of cardboard but are painted and covered with glitter. They may light up from the inside and possibly have pipe cleaner trees. Yet, they can be stunning just the same. Nonetheless, for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of Easter village houses. Enjoy.

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It’s a yellow building with a yellow roof. Has flowers outside the windows. Like the basket.

2. Perhaps a pink tower house could evoke the Easter spirit.

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Comes with 3 pink pipe cleaner trees. Includes bunnies and toadstools, too.

3. A lime green house will really stand out with purple.

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The front lawn contains a basket with purple roses. While the bunny stands in the front area.

4. Care to show some love for a small pink cottage?

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This little house has a yellow heart above the door. Also includes an Easter egg and a bunny.

5. A small pink house could suit anyone’s fancy.

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Includes 2 bunnies with a basket of eggs. And all on a hat box to match.

6. A pink house should always have flowers.

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The flowers are pink and purple and go with the house. Includes a basket with Easter eggs.

7. A green Easter house should have yellow roof.

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Includes flowers near the fence, bunnies, pipe cleaner trees, and a basket of Easter eggs. So pretty.

8. A blue house will welcome the coming springtime.

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Has a bunny sitting in the front yard. Love the flowers and wreath.

9. Blue always goes nicely with a light green roof.

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Has flower baskets in the windows along with a wreath. Love the bunnies and eggs.

10. A blue house with a purple roof and chimneys will certainly suit your fancy.

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Includes a bunny and a basket of eggs with purple roses. Love the flower baskets in the windows.

11. A green house should always have colorful bow.

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The roof is pink. The chimney is blue. While the egg has pretty flowers on it.

12. A blue Easter house should have a castle tower and path.

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Decorated with garlands of flowers and Easter eggs. Then again, it might be a church. So pretty.

13. A purple house will always have the springtime flair.

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Includes a ballet dancer or ice skater in the front lawn. Like the flowers and trees.

14. A yellow Easter cottage should include a pink roof.

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Has a flower in the window and a bunny near the door. The roof is covered in glitter.

15. How about a green house with a yellow roof and chimneys?

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Has a basket of Easter eggs and a yellow bunny in the front. Love the baskets of flowers in the windows.

16. A blue church always has that springtime glow with a golden roof.

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Has a dove on the balcony over a golden cross. While flowers and bunnies sit in the front. So pretty.

17. Nothing says springtime than a floral cottage.

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The pipe cleaner trees have Easter eggs on them. Like the blue roof with lace edging.

18. A small blue cottage will suit any Easter bunny.

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Includes a couple of bunnies and a duck. Also has flowers and Easter eggs.

19. A green Easter house should always have a butterfly.

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This one is mostly made out of cardboard and paper. But the butterfly is simply beautiful.

20. When in doubt, a small purple Easter cottage will do.

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Has a lamb in an Easter basket with flowers. While a deer stands beside it.

21. There’s nothing more quaint than a small pink house.

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There’s a small woman carrying an umbrella in the front door. Love the flowers and bushes.

22. Birds will delight in these small Easter houses.

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Includes some Easter eggs for good measure. The little blue bird is made from pom poms.

23. Is that an Easter bunny on the roof?

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This one must’ve been a Christmas house made into an Easter one. And yes, the bunny is holding an Easter egg.

24. A flowery house is always ready for spring.

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Also has flowers on the roof. While it sports green windows with orange shutters.

25. Chicks always dig pink houses.

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House also has a couple of flowers. So pretty and glittery.

26. A bright pink house opens up to a springtime world.

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Has a little girl holding a bunny near the door. While you see 2 roses near the corner.

27. Flowers can go anywhere on a house.

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Here the flowers are on the green roof and white lawn. So pretty.

28. A spring house should always include spring flowers.

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This one has a nest on the roof along with a couple pink roses. As the Easter Bunny hangs near the door.

29. An Easter house should always include Easter eggs.

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This one has eggs near the roof and a few in the lawn. Love the bow.

30. Perhaps a pink house with flowers will suit your fancy.

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This one has a star window and stones on the entrance path. But the flowers are so lovely.

31. The more windows on a house the better.

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Has flowers on top and behind. Perfect for any Easter village.

32. An Easter house should always include a few flowers.

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Has a picture of a girl putting a hat on a bunny. Love the blue flower on the roof.

33. A blue Easter house should always make a big impression.

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Has a yellow and pink roof and bow. While it sports striped columns. Love the bird, eggs, and tree.

34. Perhaps you might prefer a lovely purple cottage.

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Has a bunny in front along with a large tree with a chick on it. Love the rose and bow.

35. Any bunny would adore a house of green.

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Has 2 bunnies in the front. While the green and orange flowers go rather nicely.

36. A chick would love a lovely yellow house on Easter.

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Well, it’s a lavender house. While it has a yellow roof and door. Like the flowers.

37. No bunny should do without an Easter house like this.

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This one has Easter eggs on the trees. While the roof is covered in flowers.

38. Springtime comes to a small golden church.

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This one has flowers on the lawn and ledges. so pretty.

39. You’ll find a nest in this spring house.

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The nest is between 2 triangles on the house’s face. Like the yellow roses. While the Easter Bunny is at the door.

40. Colorful polka dots always make for a lovely Easter house.

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Well, the bottom has stripes. Still, it makes a wonderful impression for Easter. Love it.

41. It’s not Easter without a pink floral house.

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The pipe cleaner trees have Easter eggs on them. Love the fence and lace edging on the roof.

42. A floral church is especially springy.

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Well, you can’t really see the pattern at this angle. Yet, it’s quite lovely.

43. A pink house could always use a few butterflies.

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3 of the butterflies are on the roof. While a chick and bunny are in the front lawn.

44. Stop by at Miss Bunny’s Bakery.

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You can see her delights through the display window. Love the flowers. So pretty in purple.

45. A chick can never do with enough flowers at their house.

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There’s even a chick on the roof. Still, the flowers are certainly lovely.

46. An Easter house can have many colors.

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This one has a blue roof and a bunny near the door. And it’s all covered in glitter.

47. A yellow church always bring the spring in.

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The roof has flowers on it. Includes a bottle brush tree with eggs.

48. This bunny puts some Easter eggs on a tree.

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This one has shingles in many different colors. Still, the bunnies are more fixated on the tree.

49. A pink spring house always brings in Easter charm.

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This one has a pink bunny on the lawn with a basket of eggs. While the flowers are lovely.

50. A blue Easter house can be a haven for all creatures.

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Has a basket of eggs and bunnies in the front lawn. The bird sits on a roof. Love the flowers.

51. A small blue Easter cottage will charm you this spring.

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Includes a purple bottle brush tree. While it’s a haven for this bunny family.

52. A small pink Easter cottage will suit this bunny nicely.

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Decked with a purple bottle brush and flowers. Perfect for this little bunny.

53. You’ll find a lot happening at this Easter house.

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You’ll see plenty of creatures here like bunnies and chicks. Love the purple jewel on the chimney.

54. A blue Easter house always ushers in spring.

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Has blue bows on the windows. Also includes a couple of lambs and blue bunny on the front lawn.

55. A yellow Easter house can be especially festive.

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Has a pink pot with a heart and pearl flower. While 2 lambs and a pink bunny frolic in the front lawn.

56. An Easter house will always bring creatures together.

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Has a couple of butterfly on the house. As deer and bunnies crowd the front lawn. So lovely.

57. An Easter church will always need flowers.

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There are even flowers on the cross at the bell tower. Has 2 yellow bunnies in front.

58. Sometimes a village of tiny houses is best.

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These are all in glitter and bright color. While a rabbit stands by with eggs.

59. A lavender church brings in the Easter spirit.

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This one has green windows and a yellow roof. Love the flowers and purple foliage. So pretty.

60. A yellow house should always come with a lavender roof.

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As the whole house is covered with flowers on the lawn and the roof. So pretty.

61. A blue house can be a true Easter haven with a yellow roof.

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Features a girl holding chicks. Love the blue flower on the roof.

62. A fairy would love this pink house.

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This one has a fairy near the window. While a butterfly is on the roof.

63. Perhaps a small purple house is best.

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This one has flowers on the roof and around it. While cotton smoke comes from the chimney.

64. Perhaps little chicks would enjoy an Easter house like this.

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This one has 2 kids holding chickies. Includes plenty of flowers, too.

65. A candy Easter house can be just as sweet.

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Has candy on the house that’s in a variety of spring colors. Like the candy door with the gingerbread outline.

66. A pale orange house will open the Easter season.

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Has a green roof along with flowers and trees. Perfect for any Easter village.

67. A green and white house is just as nice.

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This has “Home Sweet Home” above the door. While a chick hangs around at the window.

68. A white Easter house can be fit for an angel.

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This one has an angel holding a tray of Easter eggs. Like the lace and butterfly.

69. A yellow house makes a bold Easter impression.

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Incudes a bunny with a an Easter basket. The flowers even match. The green roof goes nicely.

70. An Easter house can always use some lace.

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This one has glittery bird on top near the front. While the roof also has a butterfly on top as well.

71. You might find a green house quite charming.

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This one has purple bottle brush trees, Easter eggs, and bunnies. But house is quite unusual if you ask me.

72. When in doubt, a small yellow house will do.

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This one just has a yellow chimney and a green roof. As a rabbit stands in the lawn.

73. A yellow Easter house has a certain kind of charm.

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Includes green flowers and gold berries. Holds a picture of a woman in an Easter bonnet near the roof.

74. Perhaps you might prefer a green tower house with flowers.

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This one has a lavender roof and yellow windows, chimney, and door. Love the flowers though.

75. Anyone would step out of this pink house.

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This one has a woman in her Easter bonnet with a basket near the window. Also includes a pink butterfly and flower on the top.

76. Pink and yellow make your Easter house especially stunning.

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This one has lollipops on the roof. While a bunny and chicks hang out in front.

77. A house with purple and pink stripes will amaze you.

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This one has a peppermint on the chimney. Also consists of a lollipop rug.

78. Some might want to have a striped pink and white house.

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Has a heart on the chimney. As a bunny nibbles a carrot near the window.

79. A small yellow cottage should come with a balcony.

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This one has a plaid roof and bottle brush tree with eggs. And yes, it probably lights up from the inside.

80. A pink Easter house should always look festive.

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Has a blue heart on the chimney. As candy covers some of the roof while candy canes serve as columns.

81. You might want to include a small purple house for your Easter village.

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Has a yellow roof and green windows. Love the flowers all over it.

82. A yellow house will leave you chirping.

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This one has a lovely yellow fence with roses. Perfect for a bunny or 2.

83. You might prefer a simple pink house.

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Has a bottle brush tree with eggs. While the roof is striped.

84. A blue Easter house should have a roof of lace.

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Well, this one is yellow and it’s on a hatbox. While rabbits frequent the lawn.

85. A lavender house should always include flowers.

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Includes a bunny and an Easter basket. So pretty. Love it.

86. A pink house should always include carrots.

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Has bottle brush trees around it. Includes a bow and paper roses, too.

87. Perhaps you’d like to have this lavender house.

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Has a bunny and Easter basket in the front lawn. Love the flowers in it the baskets below the windows.

88. A small yellow house may suit you fine.

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Includes a bottle brush tree with Easter eggs. While a pink fence surrounds it.

89. A small blue house might be quite nice on Easter.

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Has an Easter basket made from an eggshell. Love the flowers. So pretty.

90. Perhaps you’d like the roof covered in flowers.

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This is covered with purple flowers, too. Includes bunnies frolicking in the lawn.

91. You can fit an entire Easter village in one basket.

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Well, the buildings are quite small. But they go well with the Easter eggs and jelly beans.

92. A simple Easter church should include some flowers.

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Also has some Easter eggs with flowers. Some flowers are even on the pink roof.

93. Any bunny would love to live in this simple green house.

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Has a pink roof, windows, and door. But the bunny stands nearby.

94. An Easter house has to include an occasional fountain.

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There are even doves taking a little birdbath in it. Love the flowers.

95. Nobody could resist this colorful Easter church.

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Includes bottle brush trees with shiny ornaments. While the rabbit stands near the door.

96. Care to add a daisy to a blue Easter house?

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Seems like a family of rabbits live here. Includes Easter eggs and bottle brush trees topped with flowers.

97. A floral house should always contain some roses.

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This one has a pink roof and shutters along with a rose pattern. While the bunnies stand at the door.

98. A red church can suit an Easter bunny best.

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Has a silver cross on top that matches the roof. As the bunny stands in the lawn.

99. An Easter roof should always drip with lace.

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Here you see a bunny on the front lawn. Love the flowers though.

100. An Easter roof should be all stripes.

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Includes a small tower on the top. Perfect for the Easter village of your dreams.

 

Fun with Easter Bonnets (Fifth Edition)

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Now it’s on to Easter bonnets. After all, it wouldn’t be Easter if we didn’t have these outrageous spring hats. Anyway, what began as an item women would show off during the Easter Sunday church services has become a must have for men, women, and kids. Now you have plenty of crazy hats on the Easter parade, particularly in New York City. Of all the years I’ve written these Easter bonnet posts, I’ve seen plenty of these hats depicting not only Easter motifs and signs of spring, but also other things like Angry Birds, dinosaurs, and Star Wars. Sometimes these were kids’ craft projects from school. Sometimes these are adult creations meant to show off their fashion or artistic skills. Nonetheless, for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of crazy Easter bonnets. Enjoy.

  1. Even a canary must have their own Easter bonnet.
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Though it’s in a cage for good measure. Yet, the cage is opened for some reason.

2. No Easter bonnet can have enough pom pom chicks.

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Also includes yellow feathers, eggs, and bunnies. Like the bejeweled butterflies.

3. You can’t celebrate Easter without wearing a large egg.

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Sits atop on pink flowers and white lilies. Contains a bunny and eggs inside.

4. Hope you can catch your favorite neighborhood Spider Bunny.

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This is an Easter version of Spiderman. And yes, this hat was made for a boy.

5. Perhaps you might like a large flower hat.

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Most of the pink rose is made out of tissue paper. But the little girl is delighted.

6. You will find plenty of chicks fitting in a nest.

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The chicks are made from pom poms. And yes, they’re adorable.

7. Sometimes a hat may require multiple baskets.

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Both these hats contain long poles and hula hoops. They’re also wearing crazy hair with Easter eggs.

8. Seems like these chicks have hatched from the egg carton.

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The eggs are of several different colors. While the chicks are comprised of pom poms.

9. Seems like this dandelion puffed up early.

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Well, she has a bunch of sticks in a helmet. Let’s hope none of the seeds flutter around.

10. Apparently, the bunny just had to dive in.

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Yes, there’s an Easter bonnet for that. And yes, one of the flowers is a pinwheel.

11. Would you like a flower garden on your head?

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Most of the flowers here have rather showy petals. Though they’re not exactly real.

12. Need an Easter bonnet for boys? Tried dinosaurs.

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After all, birds evolved from dinosaurs. They also laid eggs.

13. This Easter bonnet is covered in daisies.

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Well, they seem like a certain kind of daisy. Though they do have a springtime charm.

14. This chick is almost too big for the nest.

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This one has a nest on top with chirping chickies. While the bunnies and chicks on the brim are made out of pom poms.

15. Flowers can make pirate hats extra springy.

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They’re even dressed like pirates to illustrate a point. Then again, they may be celebrating Easter at Renaissance Festival.

16. An Easter bonnet should always have spring flowers.

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Here she wears flowers of all different colors. So pretty.

17. Chicks always love the grass.

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The top is covered with daisies. The brim consists of Easter grass.

18. Even men enjoy wearing flowers once in awhile.

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Here this old man wears a cone hat with flowers. The big yellow one is quite showy.

19. Some men delight in the flowers of spring.

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The flowers here have long stems. But the guy seems happy nonetheless.

20. Chicks always enjoy chirping in the nest.

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The nest is full of Easter grass. While the flowers surrounding it are daffodils.

21. Perhaps you’d like a large hat with big flowers for Easter.

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Well, at least it fits her curls. While the bow on her straw hat is blue.

22. An Easter bonnet should always include some eggs.

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This one has eggs dangling from the brim. Topped with eggs, feathers, flowers, and rabbit ears.

23. Perhaps you’d want to wear a bunny house.

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The bunny house isn’t much. Yet, the hat is mostly surrounded by fencing and Easter eggs. Love the roses.

24. A spring robin rests on an Easter bonnet.

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After all, they say that the robin is a sign of spring. Like the flowers, too.

25. Perhaps a Humpty Dumpty hat will suit your fancy.

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Okay, this one is kind of creepy. Still, what the hell does Humpty Dumpty have to do with Easter?

26. These chicks make ideal nest eggs.

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That’s because the chicks are made from eggs. The other part of the hat contains sheep and bunnies.

27. You’d think she was tiptoeing through the tulips.

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Most of these are yellow, orange, and red. Yet, this woman stands like a rose.

28. A big hat creates a huge impression.

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This one has plenty of feathers. Though she often has to hold the brim.

29. Nobody could resist a feathered chick.

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Has felt beak and feet along with googly eyes. So cute.

30. You can’t get over this sheepy head.

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Reminds me of those sheep from the Wallace and Gromit cartoons. So cute.

31. You’ll keep warm in this crocheted bunny hat.

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Though it’s kind of funny that it’s worn by a grown man. Even includes a nose and whiskers.

32. 2 fancy hats are better than one.

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Each has a pastel garland and dangling Easter eggs. Not to mention, both have bunnies, flowers, and eggs on top.

33. Even a broken egg will do for an Easter bonnet.

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The purple Easter egg is made from papier-mâché. While it sits atop a straw hat.

34. This bike helmet is covered in chicks.

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The chicks are all made out of pom poms. As a green ribbon hands in back.

35. Bright tulle can always look sensational.

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This Easter bonnet contains a necklace and pink flowers. But the tulle colors are so vibrant.

36. Any little girl would love this Frozen Easter bonnet.

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This one even has a castle. Also decked with purple and pink tulips.

37. A pink straw hat should include rabbit ears.

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The ears sure look fuzzy. Has pom pom chicks and bunnies at the brim and top.

38. Paper bowls always make nifty Easter bonnets.

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They even have paper roses. So adorable.

39. Perhaps you might wear an Easter bonnet with a floral bunny.

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The bunny even has eggs dangling from its head. Perfect for any Easter parade.

40. This Easter features a skillet of eggs and bacon.

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This woman’s Easter bonnet is a pan of eggs and bacon. Some people call this breakfast.

41. Nothing makes an Easter parade better than a big old pie.

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This is for an Easter bonnet competition. This woman does Waitress.

42. A straw bonnet can always use a few feathers.

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The pink flowers are along the brim. Also includes eggs and pom pom chicks.

43. These Easter bonnets are all color coded for your convenience.

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Each of these have flowers on top. They also wear matching feather boas for good measure.

44. Put these people together and they’re an amusement park.

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Includes a hot air balloon, carousel, and ferris wheel. And yes, it’s so whimsical.

45. Daisies will always have to go in the back.

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Well, this hat is kind of low key. But the flowers usually go on top.

46. Easter bonnets don’t always have to be for mommies.

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Well, this is a typical Easter bonnet. But this guy’s daughter thinks it’s cute and hilarious.

47. Sometimes a simple Easter bonnet will do.

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Contains eggs and flowers. Still, I love the feathers in the back.

48. A Darth Vader hat can always use some bunny ears.

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The ears have to be red and black. But any little boy would love this Easter top hat.

49. Didn’t know you can wear an Easter basket for an Easter parade.

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It even has chicks inside it. As Elizabeth Taylor wears it quite well.

50. A hot air balloon will make an Easter bonnet soar.

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Wonder if balloon is made out of paper mache or a Chinese lantern. Yet, you’ll find plenty of chicks in the basket.

51. Here the farm animals gather for the big Easter show.

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The animals are toys and are put around in a circle. Whilt the stands are made out of paper.

52. Apparently, the egg has cracked onto the boy’s pan.

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This is another frying pan hat. Yet, this time has a broken eggshell.

53. You’ll find plenty of roses on this geometric hat.

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The roses seem to connect everything. And yet, the cubes seem invisible.

54. An Easter bonnet should be a real showstopper.

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Well, these hats certainly impress. Like the one with the purple flower and the big Easter basket.

55. Wonder what’s inside that large cage.

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Okay, it’s an Easter bonnet with a bird inside. But somehow it has a nest filled with dyed eggs.

56. Is that supposed to be a mushroom cloud?

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Then again, it might just be a cloud. While I’m wondering if that dark figure is Darth Vader. Still, love the flowers.

57. Perhaps you might want to take the minimalistic approach.

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This one is black with sticks everywhere. Kind of like an umbrella without its cover. Not exactly Easter parade material but more of a goth approach.

58. You’d think this guy has a basket of rabbits on his head.

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Well, it kind of is. Also includes strings of Easter eggs.

59. This must be the Chinatown delegation.

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Here we have people in large egg hats over vases of flowers. The eggs are obviously paper mache.

60. The bigger the flower baskets the better.

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These baskets are on their heads as if they’re gardens. Still, they’re sensational.

61. Any man can wear an Easter bonnet with flowers.

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This one has lots of pink flowers and Easter eggs. And yet, it’s meant for a man secure in his masculinity. Seriously, this is what non-toxic masculinity looks like.

62. You’d certainly call these women quite hair-raising.

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These big coiffes are made from pink strips of ribbon. And yes, they include flowers.

63. Every boy wants a Minecraft Easter bonnet.

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Seems quite easy to make, too. Just need blocks of foam.

64. A hen always sits on her nest.

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But that doesn’t stop the little chickies from getting out. By the way, the chicken is made from paper.

65. An Easter bonnet can always use some antlers.

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Each antler is touched with flowers. Perfect for hipsters.

66. He’s got quite distinguished eggs.

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I think they’re supposed to be Shakespearean characters. So the guy must be a theater man.

67. The Easter bonnet must match the outfit.

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Well, he’s just wearing a cowboy hat covered in duct tape. Though I think the bunny is way creepier.

68. A tall hat should always have peeps.

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His hat is covered with peep bunnies. But it stands like a skyscraper.

69. An Easter bonnet must have a finishing touch.

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This one is for some kind of show or venue. Yet, it comes with a tulle veil in the back.

70. The early bird always catches the worm.

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And the bird is taxidermied and put on her hat. Kind of sick if you ask me.

71. A swan hat is always glorious.

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The swan has green butterfly wings behind it. Like the flowers, too.

72. Perhaps you need a bunny in your Easter bonnet.

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This bunny sits on top in a glen of flowers. Too bad this photo is in black and white.

73. A large hat always makes a big statement.

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This one has bunnies and chicks on the brim. Like the flowers and eggs on top.

74. Got to have a butterfly in your bonnet.

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Actually it has a couple. Though I really like the flowers.

75. Nothing says spring like ducks in a pond.

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This one has one big duck on top and a bunch of little ducks on the brim. So cute.

76. Don’t forget to add some Easter eggs.

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This one has Easter eggs on sticks. Also includes smaller eggs, a bunny, and pom pom chicks.

77. A large purple hat will always stun.

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And this guy revels in it. Has feathers along the brim. Love this.

78. Easter bonnets can never have enough flowers.

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One has a tall vase with pink and purple flowers. The other has a large rose and lots of foliage.

79. Seems like this guy’s a real flower man.

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He even has a green beard to match. While the guy next to him is a literal parrothead.

80. Sometimes a couple of peonies is all you need.

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It may not be much. But it works just the same.

 

Easter Greetings from the Days of Yesteryear (Fifth Edition)

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Now that I have the peep dioramas out of the way, it’s time for old Easter cards. Though you might see plenty of them with beautiful illustrations like this ornate basket with Easter eggs, you’re not going to see any of that on this post. Instead, you’ll see old Easter cards lost to time for one reason or another. Mostly because their imagery seems to defy all explanation. But some of them are kind of inappropriate or just plain weird. While some of them contain traditions that are very unfamiliar to many of us. Let’s just say you won’t see any of these images on a Hallmark greeting card anytime soon. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of crazy old timey Easter greeting cards. Enjoy.

  1. Looks like this witch took a wrong turn.
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There’s a tradition in Scandinavia of Easter witches. I know it’s kind of messed up. Still, you’ll be seeing more of these on this post.

2. Perhaps chicks like to reminisce about old times.

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Though a couple chicks would rather do something else. As you can see from their blasé faces.

3. “Fly, fly, my pretties!”

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Yes, that’s another Easter witch on her broomstick. And no, I have no idea why people in Scandinavia thought her as significant.

4. “You don’t look like a chicken.”

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Since a baby hatched from an egg and the chick seems to marvel at it. Despite it not being how human reproduction works.

5. Once dyed, Easter eggs must be hung to dry.

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Okay, I don’t think you should hold up eggs like that. Also, these are chicks holding them. So what kind of eggs do they use?

6. “Now let’s light ‘er up and fly to the moon.”

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I don’t see this going too well. Seriously, experimenting with fireworks never goes well. Even among magic users. Just ask the Weasley Twins.

7. Apparently, multiple chickens can fit inside one egg.

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Well, it’s a giant egg cracked open. But it’s held with a giant ribbon. But that doesn’t keep a little chickie from escaping.

8. This bunny doesn’t seem to have a happy Easter.

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Since these little kids want to dress it up and make it their pet. Think of it along the lines of “I’ll hug em,’ and squeeze em,’ and keep em’ for ever and ever.” But Harry belonged in the wild open spaces.

9. There’s nothing for a dad rooster like spending a day with his chicks.

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Just keep in mind that they all have different mothers and that most of the boys won’t survive to adulthood. Still, I can’t see how this father would keep track of them.

10. Try fitting those eggs in a suitcase.

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Let’s say keeping eggs in a suitcase is a very bad idea. Since they’ll probably break as you carry them. And those chicks will probably suffocate.

11. Bet you’ve never danced with a rabbit before.

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The bunny’s like, “Come and frolic with me in the forest. We’ll have lots of fun.” While this boy is like, “Uh, no thanks, my mom wants me to iron my dog.” And he wants to make a run for it.

12. Perhaps you’d like to ride in an eggshell cart.

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Yes, it’s pulled by bunnies which I don’t think is efficient. And I don’t think the bunnies like pulling the cart either.

13. Chicks, hop up on the Easter blimp.

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Of course, not all of them can fit on it. Then there are the flowers dangling from the basket which I don’t think seems safe in any respect.

14. Didn’t know the Easter Bunny smoked a pipe.

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Or that he could find eggs big enough to put flowers in. Still, don’t use tobacco, kids, it’ll give you lung cancer and kill you.

15. “C’mon, don’t leave me! We’re already flying.

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Seems like she abducted this old guy. While she has her legs curled on her broom. And you can see her underwear.

16. “Oh, shit, now they’re flying planes.”

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Well, these witches don’t seem too happy about the arrival of aviation. As they look upon that plane with disdain.

17. If you fly too low, you’ll get stuck on someone’s TV antenna.

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Apparently, this witch got her broom caught in a TV antenna. And she’s really not happy about it. Hope the guy inside has good reception.

18. Looks like a witch had her broom modified for speed.

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This witch’s broom includes a lever, wheel, and a propeller. While the other witches look to her with envy.

19. With a broken broom, she’s not going out tonight.

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Indeed, a broken broom can really ruin your night. Still, what’s with the kettles? Cause I don’t get it.

20. In the barnyard, it’s the chickens who fly with the eggs.

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And the rooster doesn’t seem too happy. But the hens on their flying brooms don’t care a bit.

21. “Mind if I drop down your chimney?”

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Too bad since she’s already flown down. Wonder why the old man in bed hasn’t experienced a heart attack with her sudden presence.

22. Should a witch fall into the sea, she’ll have to be fished out.

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Yes, the fisherman’s rescuing a witch who fell into the sea. Despite the fact she has magical powers.

23. “Embrace me, Moon.”

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Yes, apparently in Sweden, witches often like spending their nights with the guy in the moon. Yeah, I don’t know how that’s possible.

24. Flying on 2 brooms is better than one.

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She’s like riding the sky like she’s on water skis. While the moon snidely eyes her with an unpleasant smile.

25. Apparently, warlocks can be pervs.

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Here the guy on his broom eyes at the witch lady with binoculars. The witch is not happy. Kind of plays out like a scene in Harry Potter.

26. Easter greetings from a distinguished chick.

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Seemed like they started smoking so young. Still, the chick seems like he’ll whack you with his riding crook if he could.

27. “So if that’s the Eggman, who is the Walrus?”

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The bunnies are about as stumped as you or me. Guess someone must’ve been on drugs while designing this card.

28. Even bunnies know the meaning of forbidden love.

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Meanwhile, the lamb is resenting having to act as a stool for its rabbit friend. Guess some things aren’t as good as they’re cracked up to be.

29. This chick walks a thin tightrope.

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I don’t expect this ending well. Even worse that it has to wear a rather humiliating costume in the process.

30. Don’t let the space dog grab the broom.

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Think this was made during the Space Race, given how the Russians sent dogs in space. Still, the moon seems like he’s enjoying himself.

31. Easter is a time to get out of one’s shell.

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Yeah, I don’t get how they have people in eggs. Much less including flowers as well.

32. Looks like the chickens are out in their Easter Sunday best.

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I don’t get putting chickens in clothes like this. But they all seem like a rather well-dressed family.

33. Apparently, the witches are eager to fly like the rest of us.

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They may be excited now. But wait until they realize that their cats will need to be in crates and put in the baggage area.

34. Once in awhile, a good looking witch flies through the night sky.

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You can see the men looking up at her. Bunch of skeevy perverts.

35. While some witches wear baggy dresses, some wear very few clothes at all.

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Guess she’s meant for a pinup. Though even characters on Harry Potter wore more while on their brooms than this. Also, Easter usually doesn’t have appropriate weather for swimsuits, especially in Sweden.

36. This chick welcomes you to his humble abode.

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This chick wears a fez and smokes a pipe. I know it’s crazy that you’d think this card’s designer was on drugs.

37. This Easter witch makes a smash on TV.

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Yes, she crashed through the TV. While the bald guys are wondering what the hell just happened.

38. Always test the ladder before you climb it.

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Looks like the ladder couldn’t support the Easter Bunny’s weight. Then again, he might’ve just entered the chicken coop to steal some eggs.

39. “Is that a bunny hatching from that egg?”

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Bunnies don’t hatch from eggs. Nonetheless, I can’t blame the boy from being understandably freaked out by the whole thing.

40. Egg-stealing gnome wishes you a joyous Easter.

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He better be fast cause that rooster looks like he could peck the guy to death. Wouldn’t want that.

41. Perhaps a chick would want a ride on a carousel.

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The eggshells are swings. While one chick waits in line. Still, it’s kind of weird if you look at it.

42. Witches, feel free to take a rest stop in the clouds.

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Well, witches can use a break, too. Still, what the hell’s with that attendant?

43. Easter greetings from the flower ladies.

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Yet, these flowers have women’s faces. Wonder if anyone who designed this was on drugs. Probably. Seriously, why?

44. Easter eggs always drop from a ringing bell.

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This is a tradition in France, by the way. Yeah, it makes no sense to me either.

45. On a cold Easter, the Easter Bunny transports Easter eggs in the snow.

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Normally we don’t associate snow with Easter since it’s a spring holiday. But snow in April isn’t unheard of. Guess this is from Canada.

46. “Who’s in the mood for some accordion music?”

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Seems like nobody’s interested among the chicks. Even the bunny knows his talent isn’t appreciated.

47. This Easter, bunnies will take to the skies.

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Yes, bunnies take to the skies. I know it’s really crazy. One even drops eggs from his basket.

48. “Care for some milk for the cat?”

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You’d almost think these women are at a coven. Nonetheless, their faces look so sinister for 2 old ladies.

49. Egg ladies wish you a happy Easter.

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Indeed, this is really crazy. Even the cat is sort of shaped like an egg. Seriously, why?

50. On Easter, one has to look their best.

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Yet, despite being in a tub, that one chick still wears shorts. Not sure why that is (aside from censorship but even that’s ridiculous).

The Wonderful World of Peep Shows (No, Not That Kind) (Sixth Edition)

Now we get into my favorite kind of Easter post: peep dioramas. Featuring the iconic sugar coated marshmallow candies unfit for human consumption, people have taken upon themselves to put them in certain scenes that have nothing to do with Easter. And in recent years, they’ve become incredibly popular, especially in the Midwest United States. I mean newspapers across the US have contest for these. Anyway, though peep dioramas started out as a craft project for children, many adults take peep dioramas into a unique art form. In fact, many of the peep dioramas I’ve seen aren’t at all suitable for children. Nonetheless, in this post, I give you another assortment of adorable and amusing peep dioramas you can’t help but love.

  1. Let’s get ready to rodeo.
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Yes, the cows and horses are made out of peeps. And yes, some of the bunnies are wearing cowboy hats.

2. As far as cooking shows go, the competition in Top Peep is especially brutal.

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Someone must’ve had an incident in the kitchen. Still, I’m not very familiar with this show.

3. On this week’s episode of Hoarders…

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That show was popular for awhile. Wonder if it’s still on. Then again, I surely hope not.

4. Behold, the indomitable Cleopeeptra.

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Her hair is made from bunnies. While her jewels are made of chicks.

5. “It was 20 years ago today…”

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Well, this is a peep version of the album. Each bunny has a famous face. As the Beatles are in felt clothes.

6. Mount Peepmore is a major destination in South Dakeepta.

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Seems like the bunny presidents are under construction. Still, I’m not sure which is which here.

7. Poor Bunnard Stark.

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This is from Game of Thrones. And yes, the Stark patriarch and main character from the first season is dead.

8. Bet you didn’t see The Scream in marshmallows.

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You can see it mostly consists of bunny and chick peeps. Still, it’s an almost spot-on rendition.

9. You’ll find plenty of bunnies in the Leaning Tower of Peepsa.

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This one is a paper tower with bunnies inside. Though some bunnies seem like they’re sinking.

10. Tune in to the next Peeprah.

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It’s a rendition of Oprah. Though I think she had a larger audience than that.

11. With this Peepriodic Table, you will know the chemistry.

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The peeps are color coded for each group. Bunnies are metals. Chicks are non metals.

12. Seattle, Washington welcomes the Women’s March.

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And it seems like all of them are in pussy hats. By the way, this is from 2017.

13. Alas, the Purple Reign must come to an end.

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This is a peep tribute to Prince who’s on a motorcycle. He died in 2016.

14. Looks like Warren Peepy messed up with Best Picture.

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This happened in 2017 when Warren Beatty mistakenly named La La Land as Best Picture instead of Moonlight. Yeah, it was pretty crazy.

15. “Fra-geel-lay. Must be Italian.”

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This is a rendition of A Christmas story. Features some of the movie’s most memorable moments.

16. Samuel Peepys chronicles the Great Fire of London.

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Samuel Pepys was a famous diarist during the mid 17th century. As a civil servant, he hobnobbed with many famous figures in his day.

17. Perhaps you’ll be classically inclined for Amadpeepus.

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This from the 1980s Mozart biopic Amadeus. Like the bunny at the top. So creative.

18. The peepestra is ready, maestro.

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This is a peep rendition of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. You can even see some of the instruments.

19. This Peepception is very messed up.

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Well, it’s a movie about going into people’s dreams. Still, I didn’t understand the film when I watched it.

20. In this dentist’s office, Cecil the Lion takes his revenge.

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Cecil the Lion was a lion killed by a dentist in Africa, as a trophy. Still, this is pretty hilarious.

21. In Rio de Janiero, the peeps congregate for the Olympics.

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This is a peep rendition of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. And yes, this is the Opening Ceremony.

22. Apparently, incest and live burials can really bring down the house for peeps.

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This is a rendition of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher.” It’s best known for featuring a guy who’s a bit too attached to his sister and buries her alive.

23. There’s no way you can take down Moby Peep.

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Got to like how the White Whale is made out of mini marshmallows. Based on the book, Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

24. Here we present the Obamas’ presidential portraits.

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Barack is on the left. Michelle is on the right. Nonetheless, I’ve missed them since they left the White House in 2017. Seriously, Donald Trump is a good for nothing piece of shit and a complete monster.

25. PEEP-E is a robot anyone could love.

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This is a peep rendition of WALL-E. Here we have WALL-E present a plant to EVE on a post-apocalyptic Earth.

26. Hope your peeps would enjoy the Hundred Acre Wood.

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This is Winnie the Pooh in Peeps. And yes, it’s just so adorable.

27. Grand Theft Peeps has been a video game sensation.

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This is peep rendition of Grand Theft Auto. Funny how the bunny police and crooks are bigger than the cars.

28. Peeps should always beware of the Demigorgon.

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This is from Stranger Things. Got to love how they managed to use very small Christmas lights for the display.

29. This post was brought to you by your neighborhood farmer’s market.

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Well, this supposed to be a farm. And yes, the pumpkins are marshmallow jack-o’-lanterns.

30. There are no clean getaways in No Country for Old Peeps.

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This is a peep poster rendition for the Coen Brothers’ No Country for Old Men. So watch out for this bunny.

31. Seems like all the dogs are huddled around the TV.

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This is a peep reenactment of 101 Dalmations. But they’re just bunnies in white with black spots.

32. Just another day at the beach.

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Yes, this is a peep beach scene. Like the little bunny figure in the back. So cute.

33. “That each peep is endowed with inalienable rights…”

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This is a peep rendition of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. And yes, the bunnies are wearing wigs.

34. Oh, God, seems like these peeps have a coven.

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And it seems they’re about to sacrifice someone to Satan. I know it’s kind of crazy.

35. “Off with his head!”

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As one bunny gets his little head chopped off at the guillotine. Can’t believe they could make a peep version of the French Revolution.

36. The Nightmare Before Easter is upon us.

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You can see this is a rendition of The Nightmare Before Christmas. But it features other holidays as well.

37. Le Tour de Peeps is a long, arduous race.

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This is a takeoff of the Tour de France cycling race. And all the riders are chicks.

38. A ballerina will always practice in her dance studio.

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This is a rendition of a famous painting. I’m not sure which one. Though I know it’s one of the impressionists.

39. Seems like the government’s not keen on those green chicks.

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Indeed, this is supposed to be an alien invasion. But America’s bravest warriors are not match for the dreaded green chick aliens.

40. Ancient Egypt was a haven for the peeps in the Nile.

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Features the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Like the Sphinx bunny head. So cute.

41. Hope you can stomach a Roman chariot race.

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This is a take off from Ben Hur. Here Judah Ben Hur is about to race with his former childhood friend Messala.

42. Enjoy a night with the Boston Peeps.

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This is a peep rendition of the Boston Pops. And yes, you can see the instruments.

43. The French always enjoy the finer things of life.

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All of them seem to wear button berets. Some enjoy wine and a baguette.

44. These bunnies live on the open road.

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It’s a peep motorcycle gang. Love how they wear little bandanas.

45. Unto us a peepvior is born…

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Yes, this is a peep nativity scene. Some of the chicks are sheep, too.

46. Oh, no, a cannibalistic bunny tribe.

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I know it’s not a politically correct peep display. But you have to appreciate the effort that went into it. Like the ice cream cone palm trees.

47. Beware of peeps bearing gifts.

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Here the Greek chicks come out of a Trojan horse while the Trojans aren’t looking. Troy is screwed.

48. NASA would be nothing without these Hidden Peepers.

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This is a peep rendition of Hidden Figures. Like how they wear those dowdy dresses.

49. Behold, the Peepthenon.

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Dedicated to the goddess Athena, this temple sits on the acropolis of Athens, Greece. Love the bunnies in tunics.

50. Seems like all the bunnies are together for Thanksgiving.

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This is a takeoff from a Norman Rockwell painting. See how the chick stands in as the turkey.

Spring Into These Easter Craft Projects (Fourth Edition)

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Now that I’m done with the treats, let’s move on to the crafts. Anyway, given that Easter occurs in the spring, it’s only fitting that people decorate their homes with flowers, eggs, bunnies, chicks, and so much that’s associated with spring. Though some might go with a religious bent with crosses. In any case, in the days following up to Easter, you’re bound to find stores selling Easter decorations for all your desires. Yet, as always with most holidays, some resort to making their own. Nonetheless, unlike the treats that will eventually get eaten, you can stash the crafted decorations for next year once the Easter season is over. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another assortment of springy Easter craft projects. Enjoy.

  1. A bunny should always be on an Easter table.
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Well, this is a basket with flowers, plants, and a bunny statue. Makes a great table centerpiece.

2. Grace your Easter table with these tulip baskets.

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The flowers are pink, orange, and yellow. Basket also includes Easter eggs.

3. An decomesh wreath should have 3 carrots.

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Well, the carrots aren’t real. Yet, at least they have bows on them.

4. Perhaps you’d prefer a wreath with a few more eggs.

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Also includes a little bunny and flowers. Perfect for any Easter door.

5. Easter bunnies always put their eggs on a tree.

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The tree is in the basket as the bunnies surround it within the grass. While the eggs are quite shiny.

6. Feel free to soak up with these Easter egg bath bombs.

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Otherwise, known as soaps. Each has unique colors and patterns.

7. Make your Easter home festive with this vibrant decomesh wreath.

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Has Easter eggs dangling from the top. Also includes a striped bow and pink bunny.

8. Don’t like wreaths? Hang an basket.

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Contains a bunny with carrots. If you don’t want anything flashy in Easter décor, this is for you.

9. You can’t have Easter without a bunny straw hat.

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Just add ears and other features and you got a bunny. Perfect for hanging on your wall during Easter.

10. Hope you can enjoy this eggsellent wreath.

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This one is an egg shaped wreath with pink bows and plastic eggs. Seems rather simple to make.

11. Welcome spring with a bouquet of flowers at your door.

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The vase consists of pink and white tulips. While the whole display his held up by a green striped bow.

12. Grace your door this Easter with a spring wreath with carrots.

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Contains a lot of small white flowers. While the carrots are tied together at the bottom.

13. You can’t have an Easter wreath without an Easter bunny.

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The bunny sits in a basket surrounded by flowers. While its legs stick out from the bottom.

14. Bring in the spring with an Easter tree like this.

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The tree is covered with eggs and flowers. Includes 2 floppy-eared bunnies, too.

15. An Easter egg wreath should always have a bunny.

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Has flowers on each side. As the bunny in the center wears a little hat. So cute.

16. An Easter bouquet should always include a nest.

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The nest has 3 eggs. Still, the bouquet flowers are incredibly beautiful.

17. You can’t have Easter without this spring tapestry.

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Includes Easter eggs with a pink border. While one has a chick hatching out of it.

18. Bring in the spirit of Spring with a tulip wreath.

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