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Glitter Eggs How-To

Glitter Eggs How-To

Photography: Stephan Abry

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Painter's tape

  • Paintbrush

  • Blue acrylic paint, by Martha Stewart Crafts, in Sea Lavender, michaels.com

  • Craft glue

  • Spoon

  • Trim or ribbon

steps

  1. Tape off the inside lip of egg boxes with painter's tape.

  2. Paint egg boxes with blue acrylic paint, and let dry on a paper plate.

  3. Brush the outside of one half of each egg box with craft glue thinned with a few drops of water.

  4. Use a spoon to sprinkle egg with glitter.

  5. Place egg on the plate, glitter side up, to dry. Repeat for the other side of the egg.

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  6. Using the same glitter technique, coat embellishments such as paper or fabric flowers and leaves with glitter, and let dry.

  7. Glue embellishments to egg.

  8. Glue a decorative trim to both halves of egg, just above where the top and bottom halves meet.

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