Forget having to be clever at painting, each egg has a story to tell on the prettiest eggs to decorate for Easter.
Perfect for any egg hunt and so simple make, even the kids can get involved. Let them choose characters from their favourite storybooks and create a whole basket full of decorated eggs for the happiest Easter.
You will need:
Jo Sonja's Opal Dust Glitter
Sharp sewing needle
Kid's storybooks (colour photocopy the picture pages)
1. Start by blowing the eggs. Gently pierce each end of the egg with a sharp needle then push it all the way through to break the yolk. This is an important step to make blowing the eggs easy. Once the egg is empty, flush through with water and dry well.
2. The secret to holding the eggs while painting is sit the wet eggs on pins pushed into a piece of styrene
3. To speckle the eggs, use a stiff toothbrush and a watery mix of Raw Umber acrylic paint
4. When dry, cut out colour photocopied pictures and glue them on. Brush over with the glittery opal dust to add shimmer