Friday, March 9, 2012

speckled eggs

Speckled eggs ~ so cute and fun to make .

What else are you going to do with all these teeny , tiny scraps ?

All the little bits of fabric that just ends up on the floor is
cut into even smaller bits and simply glued to styrofoam eggs .
Even a plain gluestick does the trick .

Having a small bowl of water to clean your fingers as you glue and smooth is helpful.

The kids could help with these .
 If they really have to .

They look gorgeous displayed in a bowl or you could thread some string
through them and hang them from a branch for a different Easter display .


Karen said...

Ohh CUTE! Hmmmm, where to get styrofoam eggs...

Cardygirl said...

Really cute!

Deb R said...

such a great idea!!!

Anonymous said...

What a perfect easter activity to do with the kids! Thankyou x

Brenda said...

What a great idea. I will have to head to a craft store to get some, or maybe the plastic eggs so they can hunt them also!

Ellieboo said...

I was looking for an easter project to do with the Kid - perfect. They are so colourful!

Amanda xxxx

Indigo Blue said...

What a good idea, Sophie would love to make these. I do not have any eggs but I do have some round styro foam balls in a box upstairs which we could try.

Simone de Klerk said...

What a great idea.

Shay said...

These are so darn cute that I rushed out yesterday and bought styrofoam eggs so I can do this today . Lets hope I don't glue myself to an egg , the table, the carpet like I usually do ....

Liz said...

Cute and thrify, clever idea.

Eileen said...

Very cute!

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

Oh my goodness, those are just darling. I am in need of some chicks and eggs for a little project I am doing. I guess I'll have to make some! Thanks so much for visiting and commenting on my blog, I'm so glad you are enjoying my little project! I'm your newest follower. So nice to meet you!

Margaret said...

Yep I agree with all the other comments, and Spotlight have 30% off today.

Anonymous said...

What a great craft for kids to do! I have so many little scraps and my kids are always grabbing them for all kinds of creations. They will love this! Thanks for sharing!

ZippyZippy said...

Well, I'm off to get some styraphome eggs on Monday - I love this idea, thanks for sharing :)

Anne said...

Splendid idea! Your blog is a great inspiration, thank you!


Lindy@Itsy Bitsy Paper said...

These are sooo cute! I would love for you to link up some of your great projects over on my Hippity Hop Easter Project Hop.

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