How to Make Traditional Sugar Easter Eggs Without the Sugar
Have you always loved the look of elaborate sugar eggs, but dread the ants that come with them? Fear not, learn how to craft Easter egg dioramas without confectionery.
Learn how to create mini fairy-garden style Easter decorations using paper-mache eggs, mini Easter figurines and a bottle of glitter.
- paper-mache eggs
- craft knife
- craft glue
- hot-glue gun
- egg cups
- Easter figurines
- various embellishments
Trace the shape of an oval onto an egg. This will be where the cut-out window will go.
Use a craft knife or drill with a cutting attachment to remove the oval.
Smooth any rough edges using a craft knife.
Cover the inside and outside of the egg with white paint. Allow the paint to dry completely.
Try using a variety of egg sizes.
Choose glitter colors for the insides of the eggs. Lighter more reflective colors work better.
Paint the insides of the eggs with craft glue. While the glue is still wet, apply glitter. Shake off any excess glitter and allow it to dry completely.
Gather small miniatures, faux flowers, pompoms and trim to decorate the insides and outsides of the eggs.
Use hot glue to attach figurines inside the eggs to create Easter scenes. Use things like decoden, yarn, pompoms and paint to decorate the outside of the eggs.
Display the eggs on small egg cups.
This is a great projects for kids using a low-temp hot glue gun.