Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Hi everyone! Thanks for all comments and support on my last post. It’s obviously a hot topic as I’ve gotten quite a few emails as well.
I thought I’d show you what I did with some of those inexpensive plastic Easter eggs.
I used some color coding labels that we had to make polka dot ones to hang off my branches in my foyer. This is the size of dots we happened to have but I’m sure the bigger ones would look cute as well. I put a dot of hot glue on the top and attached a bit of raffia to hang them from, but ribbon would be so much cuter.
This is the last hurrah for those branches! They have served me well don’t you think ~smile. I didn’t want to get rid of my paper flowers just yet, so I stuck them in the bottom of the pot. Makes for a very colorful display!
Now that it’s getting warmer, I’ll finally be able to paint this hall tree. Right now I’m leaning toward red.
The other thing I did with them was to decopauge them with some wrapping paper.
I’ve used tissue paper before but the thicker wrapping paper was much easier to work with. It’s messy – be prepared to have glue all over your hands! This was some houndstooth paper that I got from Hobby Lobby a while a go. I used my little crystal glasses from Goodwill as the egg cups.
Easter eggs can have a bit of sophistication to them. They don’t all have to be colorful and child-like.
These are ones I did last year with black toile tissue paper. I also did some with red toile tissue paper (one is in my china cabinet in my first Easter decorating post).
Below is my favorite toile bunny!
I enjoy adding some seasonal decorations to my regular stuff. I think it helps make each holiday a little more special. The best time to buy holiday decor is after the holiday! So next week I’ll be stopping in at Pier 1, Cost Plus etc to see what they’ve clearanced. It’ll be a great time to pick up nests which you can use all year round.
Thursday starts a new month and that means book giveaway time! I’ve picked out a really good vegetable gardening book for you guys. So see you all then!