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Over-Sized Yarn Easter Eggs

By: Jessie Pniewski

At a Glance:

Project #15413 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte, 4 oz. - CS44637

Number Needed: 1 $11.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

  • Water balloons
  • Yarn
  • Disposable bowl
Optional
  • Drying rack or coat hanger
  • Clothespins
 

Instructions

  1. Inflate a water balloon to your desired egg size. If making multiple eggs, make sure each balloon is the same size.
  2. Pour a 4 oz. bottle of Mod Podge Ultra into a disposable bowl (when the craft is finished, the Mod Podge Ultra can be poured back into the bottle for future use!)
  3. Cut a piece of yarn as long as possible, while still being manageable (approximately 2 feet).
  4. Submerge the strand of yarn in the bowl of Mod Podge Ultra, holding on to one end, so as not to lose it in the bowl.
  5. Slowly pull the yarn out with one hand, while wiping the excess Mod Podge from the yarn with the other.
  6. Wrap the yarn around the balloon in a random pattern, making sure it crosses over itself many times (this will ensure the sturdiness of the egg when dried).
  7. Continue this process until most of the balloon is covered (see project photo for reference).
  8. When finished, use a clothespin to hang the balloon by the knot on a drying rack or coat hanger. Let dry overnight.
  9. Continue this process for as many balloons as you would like.
  10. Feel the yarn after it has dried to ensure it is stiffened. If the yarn feels stiff, pop the balloon and carefully pull it out between the strands of yarn.

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.

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