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Geometric and Neon Easter Eggs

Add bold color with neon yellow paint to a plain Easter egg.

At a Glance:

#4870 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
  • Hot Glue Gun Helpers Logo

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $20.79
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Neons - Yellow, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Warm White, 2 oz.

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

Other Supplies

Easter egg shape (wood or real), Foam paintbrush, Narrow masking tape, Wide masking tape, Circle punch, Gems, Gem glue, Nest, Moss, Hot glue


1. Paint the eggs with three coats of Neon Yellow paint.  Allow to dry.

2. Apply tape to the egg to mask off areas for painting patterns.  Create a dot pattern with making tape punched circles.  Create a stripe pattern with strips of narrow masking tape.

3. Paint over the egg and masking tape with Warm White paint.  Allow to dry and remove the tape to reveal the design.

4. Apply gems to the eggs with gen glue and allow to dry.  Hot glue a palm-full of moss to the center of the nest.  Hot glue the egg into the nest.

PROJECT TIP:  When using gem glue on small items, use the end of the Hot Glue Gun Helper Paddle to place small amounts of glue just where you want them.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.