Nicole™ Crafts Decorating Techniques for Easter Eggs

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Decorating Techniques for Easter Eggs

Washi tape, feathers, stamps, gold leaf … -- awesome ideas for decorating Easter eggs!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:an hour + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Tips:
    •Make sure the surface of your egg is clean before decorating.
    •Make a drying rack for your eggs using a Styrofoam disc and pins.
  • 2
    Stamped Egg:
    Step A: Paint egg in Lemonade until fully covered. Let dry in between coats.
    Step B: Use a bird stamp with Black ink for a nice sharp contrast.
    Step C: Spray with sealer.
  • 3
    Feather Egg:
    Step A: Cut off the bottom half of feathers. The top ends are more flexible and will fit around the eggs nicely.
    Step B: Starting from the bottom of the egg, apply each feather one at a time by brushing over with Mod Podge.
    Step C: Feel free to layer the different colored feathers; this will create a more interesting look!
    Step D: Once you have applied the feathers around the bottom of egg, brush over the entire egg with decoupage.
  • 4
    Dotted Initial Egg:
    Step A: Paint egg in Poodleskirt Pink until fully covered. Let dry in between coats.
    Step B: Apply letter sticker of your choice to the egg.
    Step C: Using Fluorescent Yellow chalk marker, trace around the letter with dots. Make sure the dots are close together.
    Step D: Space out the dots as you continue to make dots going outward.
    Step E: Once dry, carefully peel off sticker and you will see a silhouette of your letter.
    Step F: Spray sealer to finish.
  • 5
    Washi Tape Egg:
    Step A: Paint egg in Bahama Blue until fully covered. Let dry in between coats.
    Step B: Cut out triangles in washi tape using two colors of your choice.
    Step C:Apply the triangles around egg in a puzzle like pattern leaving space in between.
    Step D: Brush over entire egg with decoupage.
  • 6
    Gold Leaf Egg:
    Step A: Follow kit instructions. Apply Gold leaf in random areas of the egg.
    Step B: Once the Gold leaf is applied, you are ready to color your egg!
    Step C: To achieve the perfect shade of Purple, add water to paint accordingly.
    Step D: Apply watercolor generously over the egg. Don'’t worry about going over the Gold leaf, it will resist the paint.
    Step E: Spray sealer to finish.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:an hour + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •All Eggs:
  • Hard Boiled Eggs, Sealer or Decoupage, Paintbrushes, FloraCraft Make It: Fun Foam Disc & Pins
  • •Stamped Egg:
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Lemonade, Inkadinkado Clear Stamps Gem Stone Birds & Ink It Up Pigment Ink Stamp Pad in Black
  • •Feather Egg:
  • Touch of Nature Marabou Feathers in Pastel
  • •Dotted Initial Egg:
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Poodleskirt Pink, Marvy Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker Fine Tip in Fluorescent Yellow & American Crafts Thickers Foam Alphabet Stickers in White
  • •Washi Tape Egg:
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint in Bahama Blue, Nicole™ Crafts Washi Tape in a Pastel Color
  • •Gold Leaf Egg:
  • Nicole™ Crafts Watercolor Paints & Speedball Mona Lisa Gold Leafing Kit