AIRY FLOSS EGGS
1.Blow up balloons. Tie end in a knot.
2.Wrap each balloon with 1 full skein of DMC® Color Variations floss.
3.Coat floss in fabric stiffener by painting on with a foam brush or pouring it onto the floss/balloon over the bowl and rolling it around in the excess in the bowl.
4.Poke a chop stick through the balloon tab above the knot, hang over bowl using the 2 cups turned upside down, and allow excess fabric stiffener to drip off into the bowl.
5.Allow to dry completely for at least 24 hours.
6.Remove chop stick.
7.Pop balloon and use blunt end of chop stick to separate any floss adhering to balloon.
8.Pull balloon out through a hole.
9.Add a ribbon to hang or display in basket.
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DAZZLING EASTER EGGS
1.Ensure the surfaces to be painted are clean from dirt and dust.
2.Choose a well-ventilated area for painting. Hang a clothes line.
3.Insert a pushpin into one end of an egg. Attach the fishing line to the pushpin and hang from the clothes line.
4.Prime entire surface and allow to dry.
5.Paint eggs, alternating Glittler Blast colors. Allow to dry between applications.
6.Apply Glitter Blast Clear Sealer for protection. Allow to dry.
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1.Create your own decoupage medium by mixing three parts Elmer’s® Glue-All® with one part water in a bowl.
2.Cut or rip tissue paper into small strips.
3.Paint a thin coat of decoupage medium onto one plastic egg with the paintbrush.
4.Layer on strips of tissue paper.
5.Paint another coat of decoupage over the tissue paper.
6.Once the egg is completely covered with a few layers of tissue paper, allow it to dry for several hours or overnight on a non-stick surface.
7.Decoupage other plastic eggs with the same or different colors of tissue paper. Allow to dry.
8.Decorate eggs with paint markers and/or glitter glue.
o Tip: Create a bolder look by going over designs 2 or 3 times with paint markers once the previous coat has dried.
9.Allow eggs to dry completely. Glitter glue may take several hours to dry.
10.Tie ribbon around the eggs for added decoration.
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1.Paint eggs with a thin coat of acrylic paint. Allow to dry 10 to 15 minutes.Apply another coat of paint. Allow to dry.
2.Use scissors to cut the papers into small workable pieces, no larger than the size of a quarter. Lightweight papers work best when decoupaging a curved surface like an egg.
3.Brush the Mod Podge® adhesive & finish onto the egg. Apply the pieces of paper on top. Use fingers to smooth out any wrinkles. Apply more Mod Podge® over the papers.
4.Options: Apply small pieces of mesh, fabric, snippets of ribbon & paper flowers. Once all materials are added, and before the Mod Podge® dries completely, sprinkle the eggs with fine glitter for some added sparkle.
5.Allow to dry overnight on wax paper. Embellish with small self-adhesive pearls and layered punched flowers.
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COLOR ME HAPPY DECOUPAGED EGGS
1.Wipe plastic eggs with a damp cloth or paper towel. Allow to dry. Cover work surface with newspaper.
2.Plan design, then use chalk pencil to mark eggs for design & bead placement.
3.Squeeze small dots of Glass & Bead Adhesive™ on areas where beads will be placed. Place bead on top of adhesive and allow to set for few seconds. Proceed with remaining areas. Allow to dry.
4.Squeeze a small puddle of Original Tacky Glue® on plate. Brush fine lines, dots and other designs onto egg.
5.Sprinkle glitter over wet glue. Allow to dry. Brush off excess glitter.
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