Sunday, April 13, 2014

Old Bookpage Easter Eggs

I love using old book pages in my crafting so when I saw THIS post about covering Easter eggs with book pages, I had to try it too! Of course I did!  Thanks Erin!
This is one of those tedious crafts, not for the faint of heart....just sayin'!  I only made three of these sweet little eggs this time.
To make the book page covered eggs you will need:

Old book pages
Plastic Easter Eggs
Modge Podge
Foam brush
First, cut your book page to size using your plastic egg as a guide.
Swipe on a bit of Modge Podge around the middle of the egg.  Sorry for the blurriness of this picture!
Wrap your book page around your egg and make sure it gets a good seal on the ends before proceeding.
Using your scissors, snip small sections all the way down to the egg.
Swipe some modge podge on to the end of the egg and start pressing down each strip one by one.
When you have both ends done, swipe Modge Podge all over the egg to hold everything in place.
Be sure to get all the little ends good and coated with Modge Podge so they will stay put.  Let dry.
You can leave them plain or decorate them like I did here.  Either way, they are ca-ute and fun to decorate with!

It doesn't have to be done all at once.  It is a slow process in the works! C-ya next time!

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  1. Very cute! I love using book pages too but have never covered eggs with them. Great idea!

  2. We love this idea and appreciate the tutorial on how to make them... thanks for sharing it on your gallery at #simplybebetsy...

    Have a wonderful week!
    Sharon and Denise

  3. Oh, my gosh, these are GORGEOUS! Your tutorial is one of the best.
    Have a joyful Easter.

  4. I did want to make eggs with old book pages and stuff but didn't get to it. Thanks for the inspiration. Linda

  5. These are so darned CUTE. Cute factor of 10!! Thanks for the fun. Linda Crafts a la Mode

  6. This is such a cute and clever way to transform boring plastic eggs! Thank you so very much for linking to the Spring and Easter Joys party. Have a very Happy Easter!

    1. Hi there! Thank you so much! I hope you have a very happy Easter as well! :)

  7. Love it, DeeDee, and the steps to get there without making a major mess of a blob of paper (which is what I probably would've done without the tutorial of clipping the pages). Thank you for linking to the Spring & Easter Joys party, and Happy Easter!
    Rita C at Panoply

    1. Hi Rita! Thanks so much, I'm enjoying checking in on the party to see what people have added! :)

  8. Loved this simple project and how you styled it in the vintage mold! You'll be one of my features tomorrow from the Spring and Easter Joys link party; thanks for joining!

    1. Oh my goodness! What a pleasant surprise Lora, thank you so much! :)


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