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Aleene’s Embellished Eggs in Birdcage by Tiffany Windsor

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Tiffany Windsor’s inspiration for this project came from shopping the aisles at her local craft store! Wooden eggs, paper flowers and a small wire birdcage pull together for a fun springtime tabletop vignette. Featured on Cool2Craft TV!

Watch Tiffany’s Embellished Eggs in Birdcage YouTube video tutorial!

Materials

Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Spray
Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
Wooden egg cutouts
Acrylic paint
Paint brush
Scrapbook paper
Ribbons, trims, embellishments
Paper flowers
Sheet moss

1. Paint eggs front, back and sides. Let dry.

2. Trace egg pattern onto back of scrapbook paper. Cut along pattern line.

3. Working in a well ventilated area, spray Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Spray onto the back of the paper eggs. Immediately glue to front of wood eggs.

4. Using Aleene’s Tacky Glue, glue ribbons, trims and embellishments onto front of egg.

5. Cut sheet moss to fit inside bottom of birdcage and insert in place.

6. Cut and fold a second sheet of moss and insert in place in birdcage.

7. Arrange decorated eggs and flowers inside birdcage.

8. Glue embellishment (bird) to lid of cage.

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Making Natural Easter Egg Dyes

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Today I’m heading to the kitchen to boil up some natural Easter Egg dyes. I first tried this technique last year and loved the beautiful earthy colors that you can create from red cabbage, yellow onion skins, turmeric, blueberries, beets, cumin, coffee beans and much more! Here’s my tutorial where I showed how to use kitchen twine and reinforcement circles to create some intriguing designs.  Hoppy Easter!

 


Fabric Wrapped Eggs by EcoHeidi Borchers

Fabric Wrapped Easter Eggs and Bunny by EcoHeidi Borchers

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Grab your fabric scraps because EcoHeidi Borchers is going to have you wrapping up some pretty Easter Eggs by the dozen! Featured on Cool2Craft TV.

Watch Heidi’s super fun Fabric Wrapped Eggs YouTube video tutorial!

Materials:

Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
Plastic eggs
Fabric strips (I like to tear my strips 1/2″ in width)
Optional for bunny: metal washer, felt, pompoms. ribbon or crinkles)

Heidi Fabric Wrapped Eggs 1 Fabric Wrapped Eggs by EcoHeidi Borchers Tear fabric into strips. The narrower strips of fabric lay flatter on the egg.
Heidi Fabric Wrapped Eggs 2 Fabric Wrapped Eggs by EcoHeidi Borchers Apply Aleene’s Tacky Glue onto end of fabric. Place glued end on tip of egg and begin wrapping top to bottom.
Heidi Fabric Wrapped Eggs 3 Fabric Wrapped Eggs by EcoHeidi Borchers Continue wrapping around and around until entire egg is covered. Cut off excess fabric strip and glue end to secure.
Heidi Fabric Wrapped Eggs 5 Fabric Wrapped Eggs by EcoHeidi Borchers You can add trims and appliques to add pretty decorative touches to your fabric eggs!
Heidi Fabric Wrapped Eggs 6 Fabric Wrapped Eggs by EcoHeidi Borchers To create the bunny egg, glue a washer to the bottom of egg. I glued a piece of fabric over the washer which helps to keep the washer secure. Tear or cut fabric strip, wrap around egg and glue in place. Cut ears from felt and glue in place. Glue eyes, cheeks, nose and white pom poms in place. For arms (paws), cut strip of fabric. Tie knot in center. Glue knot to front of bunny wrapping fabric strip around to back and gluing in place.

 


Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers

Clay Pot Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers

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EcoHeidi Borchers shares an easy way to transform a clay pot into a pretty Easter basket. Use this basket to hold pretty fabric wrapped eggs or any special Easter treats. Featured on Cool2Craft TV.

Watch Heidi’s super cool Clay Pot Easter Basket YouTube video tutorial!

Materials:

Aleene’s Super Thick Tacky Glue
Clay pot
Acrylic paint
Paint brush
Toothpick
Ribbon (length varies depending on size of clay pot)
Silk and paper flowers
Excelsior or paper shreds

Heidi Clay Pot Basket 1 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Paint clay pot inside and out. Let paint dry.
Heidi Clay Pot Basket 2 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Apply smooth layer of glue to bottom of pot with toothpick.
Heidi Clay Pot Basket 3 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Find center of ribbon and lay across bottom of clay pot.
Heidi Clay Pot Basket 4 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Tie ribbon into bow above clay pot.
Heidi Clay Pot Basket 5 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Apply glue to sides of clay pot with toothpick and glue ribbon in place.
Heidi Clay Pot Basket 6 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Apply glue along rim of pot and glue flowers in place. Let dry.
Heidi Clay Pot Basket 7 Clay Pot Easter Basket by EcoHeidi Borchers Fill the finished pot with excelsior and eggs.

 


Fabric Decoupaged Eggs

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DECOUPAGE WEEK AT COOL2CRAFT
Submitted by: Kim Christopherson

Here’s a fun one with fabric and decoupage! The same idea can be used on vases, etc. Visit my Blog!

 Fabric Decoupaged Eggs Hey Cool Crafters! Stand up and be counted at the Cool2Craft Facebook Fan Page! Let the world know you think it’s cool to craft!