Plaid FolkArt Earth Day Egg Carton Wreath

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by Sherri Ragsdale, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Earth Day Egg Carton Wreath

Turn egg cartons and a charger plate into a chalkboard wreath!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Basecoat the charger plate with Aqua. Allow to dry. Paint the Black chalkboard paint over Aqua. Allow to dry. Once completely dried and cured condition with chalk by rubbing it over the surface and then wiping away.
  • 3
    Cut each cup out of all cartons. Cut into flower shapes by making four slits into the cup and then rounding each corner off to form a petal. Make as many as you would like and paint. Lemon Custard, Magenta, Bright Pink , Aqua and Pure Orange. Allow to dry. Glue two flower forms together with hot glue. Using the end of the brush, make small Parchment dots in the center of each. Allow to dry.
  • 4
    Cut any other part of the carton that resembles a flower cut and paint Parchment. Add a Pure Orange or a Magenta dot.
  • 5
    Paint the toilet tissue rolls with Citrus Green. Allow to dry.
  • 6
    Cut the rolls into 1/2 inch sections. Squeeze together in the center and glue. Add White pom pom in the center.
  • 7
    First glue the flowers in place on the rim of the chalkboard/charger plate. Glue leaves in between. Add multi-colored dots onto the chalkboard/charger plate in between the flowers and leaves.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:3 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid FolkArt Chalkboard Paint 8 oz. Black 100365521
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Parchment 104769927
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Pure Orange 104770045
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Bright Pink 104770033
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Apple Red 104770041
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Magenta 104770037
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Citrus Green 104769951
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Aqua 104769961
  • Plaid FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint 2 oz. Lemon Custard 104769947
  • Nicole™ Crafts Charger Plate of Your Choice or Repurposed Charger Plate
  • Egg Cartons (3)
  • Toilet Paper Rolls (approximately 6)
  • Nicole™ Crafts 1/2 inch Pom Poms White 100 pc. 104276840
  • Crayola Chalk White 104258500
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 1/2 104118912
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler