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Nested Easter Eggs

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.
Faux Easter eggs get a Mod Podge makeover with inspiration from paper napkins.
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Bright Baby Pink, 2 oz.
Item #223
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, 2 oz.
Item #2796
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.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Soft Apple, 2 oz.
Item #526
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 ® Outdoor, 8 oz.
Item #CS11220
This waterbase sealer, glue and finish lets you decoupage for the outdoors! Seals and protects wood, terra cotta, slate, tin and more. Dries fast & clear. Mod Podge ® is an all in one decoupage glue, sealer and finish.

$7.29

Other Supplies
Paint brush
Plastic eggs
Decorative napkin
Small glass dish
Nest shred
Hot glue
Butterfly
Optional: trims and gems

Instructions

  1. Paint the eggs with Bright Baby Pink and Soft Apple. Use two coats if necessary. Top-coat the eggs with Extreme Glitter.
  2. Cut a motif from a decorative napkin. Attach to the eggs with Mod Podge. Apply a coat of Mod Podge Gloss to the eggs, place the motif into the Mod Podge and top-coat with more Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  3. Create a Mod Melt flower by heating a Mod Melt stick in a high temp glue gun, fill a mold with the Mod Melt, allow to cool, remove from the mold and paint with FolkArt acrylic paint – Bright Baby Pink. Add painted highlights of Engine Red. Once dry, top-coat with Mod Podge Gloss. Repeat, making 2 flowers with Soft Apple paint.
  4. Place the nest shred into the dish. Hot glue the eggs and butterflies to the nest shred.
  5. Optional: glue gems or trims around the eggs. Tip: Make it personalized by attaching printed names to the eggs with Mod Podge.
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