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Apple Barrel Poured Easter Eggs

Don't throw away those cereal boxes, reuse them to create beautiful marbled eggs. Use Apple Barrel Pouring Medium to make unique swirls and whirls of color to add to your Easter decor.

At a Glance:

Project #15942 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Pouring Medium, 8 oz. - 44839

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Candy Pink, 2 oz. - 21465

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz. - 20513

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

A/B PURPLE IRIS 2 OZ. (DISC)

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Cool Blue, 2 oz. - 20255

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Cereal Box
  • Scissors
  • Disposable Cups
  • Wooden Craft Sticks
  • Disposable Baking Tray/Wax Paper
  • Pencil

instructions

  1. Mix a 2:1 ratio of Apple Barrel Paint with Apple Barrel Pouring Medium in your diposable cups.
  2. Lay our your disposable baking tray or wax paper on your workspace to keep your work area clean.
  3. Draw an egg shape on your ceral box. Cut the egg shape out.
  4. Lay your egg on your workspace with the printed side of  the cut out box facing up and the raw cardboard side facing down. Pour your pouring paint on the printed side of your egg to prevent the raw cardboard side from warping.
  5. Pour your paint and tilt and swirl the egg to create a marbled effect.
  6. Let your eggs dry overnight.

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Related FAQs

Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, Apple Barrel Paints are perfect for school projects – they are the best paint on the market to paint on Styrofoam! Apple Barrel Paints are also perfect for “mom and me” projects or for the general basic crafter.
Yes, you can use Apple Barrel paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.

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