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These orange cupcakes would make a perfect spring treat.

Check out the recipe from Day To Day Wonderments.

With Easter just around the corner, it's the perfect time to learn the traditional Japanese papercraft of egg decorating and with this handy kit, you'll have everything you need to get started.

The kit comes complete with a wooden egg and stand, glaze, paint brush and a variety of eye catching origami papers. There is also a book which will teach you everything you need to know, with step-by-step instructions and also teach you a bit about the history of egg decorating.

Once you've mastered decorating the wooden egg, you can try out your skills on some real ones too. Happy Easter!

You can pick up your own egg decorating kit from The GMC Group now.

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There's a cute tute for making a bounding bunny pin, perfect for Easter!

Check out the pattern from allsorts.

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Feeling a little glum while waiting for the summer to begin? Beat off those seasonal blues with some wholesome crafting and Felt Me A Smile by Tokyo Sugiwaka promises to do exactly that!

Filled with dozens of adorable projects to make and give, there's a craft suitable for every skill level. Stitch a masked cat cushion, needle-felt a pair of bears, stitch a wiener dog draft stopper, felt a fluffy kitten and crochet a dog in sheep's clothing soft toy. The book has all the templates you'll need, accompanied by step-by-step photographs.

Knit, stitch and felt yourself a menagerie of adorable creatures which will put a smile on your face every day.

Check out a sample project from the book, Pair Of Bears.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Random House.

Here is our pick of some of the best projects on CO+K last week:

Turn a soda can in to a robot, make a birthday birdcage hanger, crochet a red felted basket or a kimonoed bear, learn how to frame embroidery in a hoop, cook a tuna casserole and cheese cookies, turn computer cable cord in to coasters, sew a 5-petal flower, embellish a button headband, make your own earring hooks and jump rings, paint your nails to look bloody for Halloween, sew a fun felt curtain and a red rose umbrella, fold some modular origami animals, make an earring holder, give yourself ancient Egyptian or yellow & pink fun makeup, sew a basic apron, make a colour wheel bracelet out of DIY dyed beads, sew a mario hat, give your top a makeover and make a glam flower object.

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Tie dye some groovy Easter eggs!

Check out the how-to from Secret Agent Josephine.

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These chalkboard books are such a clever idea.

Check out the post from Poppy Talk.

If you've ever had a dead computer on your hands, you'll know how frustrating it feels to have to get rid of it. Now you can get crafty and create a selection of awesome crafts with Randy Sarafan's 62 Projects To Make With A Dead Computer.

Filled with greek-tastic projects and ideas, you'll learn how to turn dead electronics in to a variety of accessories for your home, wardrobe and more. Turn keyboard keys in to buttons, a computer mouse in to a pencil sharpener or mouseracas, cable cord in to coasters, a floppy disk in to a notepad or a wall frame, and gears in to a clock.

Filled with 62 quirky ideas, you'll be looking forward to upgrading to your next computer!

Check out a sample project from the book, Cable Cord Coaster.

You can pick up a copy of the book now from Workman.

These raw lemon cookies look like a perfect treat for Spring.

Check out the recipe from Joyful Abode.

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If you've ever wondered how tattoo artist Kat Von D cut's up her band t-shirts to look so cool, now you can make your own with this crafty video!

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