It’s hard to believe that Easter is just around the corner! We have only just finished taking down all of the winter decor and have had weeks of beautiful, sunny weather. The warmer temperatures have jump started our desire to shed the gloom of winter and liven up the entire house. I love to celebrate spring and can’t wait to brighten up our decor with these pretty decoupage eggs! This is a lovely project that can be used to add a pop of texture and interest to your home this spring.
I think that speckled eggs are so timeless and classic so I decided to recreate the look on my decoupage eggs with patterned scrapbook paper and a bit of Mod Podge. I have always loved decoupaging a wide variety of surfaces. Chairs, tables, picture frames, plant pots… nothing has really been safe from my desire to resurface and redecorate!
Supplies needed to make your own decoupage eggs:
Step One. Begin by tearing up the paper and soaking it in a bit of water. This makes it a bit more flexible. Be sure to wipe off the excess moisture. Tissue paper or paper napkins may be used on the decoupage eggs instead of scrapbook paper and you could then skip this step.
Step Two. Next, coat the egg in Mod Podge, apply the paper and cover with Mod Podge. Continue until the entire egg is covered. One tip is to cover one side of the egg with Mod Podge and paper then set it aside in an egg carton to dry before covering the other side of the egg. This helps to prevent the egg from sticking to your surface while drying.
These would look great thrown into an apothecary jar or displayed in a vintage Pyrex bowl too. Another fun way to decorate craft eggs for Easter is to cover them in baker’s twine like in this Easter egg craft.
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Heather is a work-at-home mom and the creative mind behind Twin Dragonfly Designs. She has always had a passion for inspiring creativity and shares her love for all things crafty with her twin boys. When she is not creating epic masterpieces with her kids you can find her camping in the great outdoors, enjoying a good book or watching a Star Wars marathon.