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Egg Crate Bugs

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

Use items around your home to make these cute critters.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Bright Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2546
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 ® Acrylic Colors - Purple Lilac, 2 oz.
Item #439
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 ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
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 ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
Item #954
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

Other Supplies
Cardboard egg crate
White chenille stems
3 small paper plates
Large wiggle eyes
#12 Flat brush
#2 Flat brush
Hot glue gun
Scissors
Hole punch

Instructions

Floral Butterfly 

  1. Basecoat 3 paper plates Purple Lilac. Cutting one in half.
  2. Cut the egg crate 4 egg holes long. Basecoat with Licorice.
  3. Paint white flowers on the Purple Lilac plates and add a Bright Pink center.
  4. Hot glue the plates as wings to the egg crate body as shown. Glue the wiggle eyes to body as shown.
  5. Punch two holes in the top of the head. Pull the chenille stems through the holes and twist. Twist on top to hold securely in place.

Caterpillar

  1. Cut egg crate 4 egg holes long, basecoat with Fresh Foliage.
  2. Paint a Wicker White stripe down the center and add Bright Pink dots.
  3. Punch holes along the body and two on the head. Pull the chenille stems through the holes and twist. Twist on top to hold securely in place.
  4. Hot glue the wiggle eyes to body as shown.
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