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Flower Arrangements in Eggshells




  • Eggs
  • Room-temperature water
  • Eggcups
  • Small cuttings of flowers 


  1. Step 1

    Break an egg at the top of its shell, drain the contents, and carefully rinse out the inside.

  2. Step 2

    Next, fill the empty shell with room-temperature water and place it in an eggcup for stability.

  3. Step 3

    Finally, insert small cuttings of your favorite blossoms (we used lilacs, lily of the valley, and violas). Individually or grouped together in a centerpiece, these tiny arrangements make a wonderful addition to the place settings at your table.



Reviews (19)

  • Msliz1 26 Mar, 2010

    and Barrel

  • Msliz1 26 Mar, 2010

    Don't know what happened to the rest of my comment but you can purchase egg cups at Crate

  • Msliz1 26 Mar, 2010


  • lynnea11 25 Mar, 2010

    Where can I buy the egg cups??

  • Mouseofvirtue 11 Mar, 2010

    @TheTLC blow out your eggs first, dye if desired, then open up the [filtered word] wider using a needle until you can pull away bits of shell with your fingers.

  • hunter972 19 Apr, 2009

    ...and then have omelets for dinner. Read here about how to freeze you eggs:

  • TheTLC 11 Apr, 2009

    How do you get the eggshells so perfect? I'm sure there must be a trick. Mine just crumbled.

    Please Help!

  • Bloomacious 11 Apr, 2009

    so adorable! love it.

  • janmans 10 Apr, 2009

    I want to know what you're doing with the eggs you remove from the shells.
    Not wasting them, I hope.

  • lovemydogbrutus 10 Apr, 2009

    These are adorable and I love the fact that you dyed some even though I don't see it mentioned, I'm stealing this idea just like winterbeach is LOL!!!!! BEAUTIFUL

  • winterbeach 10 Apr, 2009

    Now this is classic Martha Stewart:: sweet, simple, easy, inexpensive and so refreshing. LOVE IT! I am so stealing this idea.

  • RitaGrace 3 Mar, 2009


  • RitaGrace 3 Mar, 2009

    crate and barrel has very pretty egg cups

  • RitaGrace 3 Mar, 2009


  • nancyae 2 Feb, 2009

    I just ordered the cups from hope this helps.. nancy

  • BJBatik 6 Mar, 2008

    Macy's has the white egg cups where the MS dishes are.

  • byelihandworks 6 Mar, 2008

    still looking for the egg cups? look at Pier One and/or World Market. I just love the way these look!!!

  • suebie 3 Mar, 2008

    not sur where you live i live in canada and they sell them at the dollarama white and i think silver (steel) but i know they have them

  • LaLaAndrew 26 Feb, 2008

    Anyone know where to purchase the egg cups? I found bright colored cups but not the white. Ebay has a few but didn't find a set like above.