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Easter Egg Centerpiece

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.
A vintage Easter table centerpiece.
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2485
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 5 oz.
Item #2782
Sparkling fine glitter acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Use on all porous surfaces. For brightest shimmer, basecoat with similar FolkArt color. All colors are certified AP non-toxic and water-based.

$7.49

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lime Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #478
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz.
Item #904
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS11201
Mod Podge ® is quick-drying for multiple coat build up and dries clear. Can be sanded to a smooth finish. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish

$7.29

Other Supplies
Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Pastel Pink Tissue Papers – (1 sheet per egg)
Scissors
1 Large - Styrofoam Egg
2 Small - Styrofoam Eggs
Foam Paintbrush
Sea Sponge
Tin Watering Can
Spring Image
Spouncer® Paintbrush
Hot Glue
Large Styrofoam Ball
3 Cut Pieces of Dowel Rods
Moss
Ribbon
Gems

Instructions

  1. Cut the tissue paper into small squares.  Apply a thick coat of Mod Podge onto the egg.  Place the tissue paper squares onto the egg.  Continue until the entire egg is covered.  Add a topcoat of Mod Podge to the egg.  Smooth the papers with your hands.  Set aside and allow to dry.  Add a second layer of paper if desired.  Continue until all the eggs are covered.
  2. Coat the large egg with a layer of Seashell Pink paint.  Allow to dry.  Dip a wet sea sponge into Lemonade paint and sponge paint the egg.  Allow to dry.  Coat all the dried eggs with a layer of Extreme Glitter.
  3. Paint the tin watering can with Lime Yellow paint. Allow to dry.  Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the image, position onto the can, smooth any air bubbles.  Allow to dry for 15 min and topcoat with Extreme Glitter.
  4. Dip the Spouncer brush into the Seashell Pink, press onto the can to create polka-dots.
  5. Hot glue a large Styrofoam ball in the base of the can.  Secure the 3 dowel rods into the Styrofoam with hot glue.  Paint the dowels with Lemonade.  Pierce the base of each egg onto a dowel rod.  Use the largest egg in the center.  Hot glue to secure.
  6. Hot glue moss to the top of the Styrofoam ball and to the base of the eggs.  Glue gems to the front of the can and ribbon around the handle, lip and sprout.
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