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Ombre Beaded Easter Egg with Mod Podge

By: Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie & Steve
Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza are handcraft designers, Emmy Nominated television hosts, book authors, lifestyle experts and the inventors of Hot Glue Gun Helpers. Their shows can be seen in the United States, Australia, South Africa, The Philippines and on the Armed Forces Network.  They were nominated for two Daytime Emmys. Cathie and Steve has also appeared on numerous network shows and specials for NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY and Food Network.  Programs such as Rachael Ray, IVillage Live, View From the Bay and the Florence Henderson Show have featured their creative ideas.
Beading eggs is a cinch with Mod Podge and seed beads.
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Supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Item #16288
Take the sting and mess out of working with hot glue guns. Our one-of-a-kind set of must-have tools will banish your hot glue woes! Set includes a mat, finger caps, tweezers, a paddle and a press wand. Created by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza.

$19.99

Mod Podge ® Brushstroke - Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11261
Mod Podge ® Brushstroke creates a highly textured finish that resembles hand painting. Apply over posters, prints or to decoupaged canvas projects for an artistic look that's an affordable alternative to genuine painted wall art. Non-yellowing, dries clear. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase.

$7.99

Other Supplies
Easter egg shape (Styrofoam
plastic
wood or real)
Foam paintbrush
Seed beads (3 colors in ombre tones)
Paper plates
Bamboo Skewer
Old soda can
Nest
Moss
Hot glue

Instructions

1. Pour the beads onto paper plates by color.  Skewer the egg with a bambook skewer through the one end of the egg.  Apply a tick coat of Mod Podge to the lower third section of the egg.  Dip the egg into the darkest color of beads and press the beads into the Mod Podge with your fingers.   Place the end of the skewer into a soda can for drying.

2. Once the first layer is dry, repeat with the medium shade color in the center section.  Once the center is dry, repeat with the lightest color on the top section.

3. To remove any beads that stick out or are uneven, rub the dried egg in your hands and they should pop off.

4. Hot glue a palm-full of moss to the center of the nest.  Hot glue the egg into the nest.

PROJECT TIP:  When working with an ombre design, choose 3 different shades of the same color for maximum effect.
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