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Egg Carton Flower Canvas with Apple Barrel Paints

By: Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
Amy Anderson
I am a 32-year-old transplant from Seattle living in Atlanta, Georgia. I was born from creative genes, so I'm carrying on the tradition. I have been knitting for 17 years, sewing for longer and decoupaging for just a few. I do all of these things on a daily basis, or at least as much as I can. Follow my crafting adventures on the ModPodgeRocks blog.
Decorate the kids' playroom with this cute wall hanging.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Turquoise, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Banana, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Pink Parfait, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Apricot, 2 oz.
  • Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz.
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Other Supplies
Cardboard egg carton
10” x 14” canvas
Scissors
Craft glue
9 white buttons in various sizes
Green pipe cleaners
Ribbon
Paintbrush

Instructions

  1. Paint your canvas with several coats Turquoise and let dry.
  2. Cut your egg carton into several flower buds. Do this by cutting one compartment of the egg carton off at a time and then trimming with the scissors. Do this until you have nine “flowers.”
  3. Paint three flowers with Apricot, three with Banana and three with Pink Parfait. Give several coats and let dry.
  4. Paint all of your flowers with Sparkle Mod Podge. Give several coats and let dry.
  5. Glue your flowers to the top of the canvas, leaving room for the pipe cleaners.
  6. Trim your pipe cleaners, tie a ribbon around the middle and then glue to the canvas right below the flowers.
  7. Glue buttons inside your flowers and let dry.
  8. Let dry for 24 hours before hanging.
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