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Easter Egg Centerpiece

A vintage Easter table centerpiece.

At a Glance:

#4351 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 5 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lime Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Hot Glue Gun Helpers, Pastel Pink Tissue Papers – (1 sheet per egg), Scissors, 1 Large - Styrofoam Egg, 2 Small - Styrofoam Eggs, Foam Paintbrush, Sea Sponge, Tin Watering Can, Spring Image, Spouncer® Paintbrush, Hot Glue, Large Styrofoam Ball, 3 Cut Pieces of Dowel Rods, Moss, Ribbon, Gems

Instructions

  1. Cut the tissue paper into small squares.  Apply a thick coat of Mod Podge onto the egg.  Place the tissue paper squares onto the egg.  Continue until the entire egg is covered.  Add a topcoat of Mod Podge to the egg.  Smooth the papers with your hands.  Set aside and allow to dry.  Add a second layer of paper if desired.  Continue until all the eggs are covered.
  2. Coat the large egg with a layer of Seashell Pink paint.  Allow to dry.  Dip a wet sea sponge into Lemonade paint and sponge paint the egg.  Allow to dry.  Coat all the dried eggs with a layer of Extreme Glitter.
  3. Paint the tin watering can with Lime Yellow paint. Allow to dry.  Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the image, position onto the can, smooth any air bubbles.  Allow to dry for 15 min and topcoat with Extreme Glitter.
  4. Dip the Spouncer brush into the Seashell Pink, press onto the can to create polka-dots.
  5. Hot glue a large Styrofoam ball in the base of the can.  Secure the 3 dowel rods into the Styrofoam with hot glue.  Paint the dowels with Lemonade.  Pierce the base of each egg onto a dowel rod.  Use the largest egg in the center.  Hot glue to secure.
  6. Hot glue moss to the top of the Styrofoam ball and to the base of the eggs.  Glue gems to the front of the can and ribbon around the handle, lip and sprout.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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