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Gingham Decoupaged Easter Eggs

Check it out! Gingham, checks, stripes – like grass, they pop up everywhere in spring. These decorated eggs are inspired by and uses men's shirting.

gingham decoupaged easter eggs

Photography: Ngoc Minh Ngo

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

To make decorated eggs last beyond the season, blow them out first. For a quick tutorial, watch how to blow out an egg.

 

Blown eggs come from our friend Gail Lambka of NakedEggs. Read more about her egg-blowing business and shop her selection for Easter.

materials

  • Eggs
  • Scissors
  • Découpage medium
  • Paint brush

steps

  1. Découpage fabric strips onto shells and trim, angle, smooth, and adjust as you go. (Tip: Don't drive yourself crazy over every bump or wrinkle — rumpled imperfection is what gives these guys their charm.)

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