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Paper-Doily Easter Eggs

Craft these delicate eyelet-inspired beauties from inexpensive paper doilies (available in bulk online).

easter egg eyelet doily

Photography: NGOC MINH NGO

Source: Martha Stewart

Introduction

Be the first to receive our Ultimate Guide to Easter Eggs full of tips, tutorials, and decorating ideas by downloading it here.

 

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

  • Paper doilies

steps

  1. The large duck egg gets its ruffles from overlapping cut-up scalloped strips, secured along the bottom edges with Glue Dots.

  2. To create the melted-on look of the little eggs, adhere smaller doily pieces to the shell using découpage glue.

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