Paper Blossom Egg
Create the loveliest eggs this side of the Easter basket using craft punches colorful papers and STYROFOAMâ„¢ Brand foam.
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STYROFOAM Brand Foam
- Acrylic paint, color of choice
- Scrapbooking paper, assorted solid colors
- Modeling paste
- 1. Place small amount modeling paste into disposable cup and mix wellwith craft stick until smooth; add tiny bit of water if needed. 2. Insert skewer into bottom of foam egg to use as handle.Brush thin coat of paste mixture onto egg using soft, widebrush. Dip brush into water occasionally as you work and use long,light strokes. Place skewer in heavy glass or jar while egg dries. 3. Sand egg lightly to smooth surface even more. Apply secondcoat of paste, if desired; let dry and sand again. Wipe eggwith damp cloth to remove dust and paint desired color; let dry. 4. Punch flowers from papers; refer to photo as guide. Createtwo 2" and five 1-1/4" flowers in main color scheme, then fourto six 1" flowers in contrasting accent colors. Punch up to 15of the smallest flower from accent colors, as well. Use circlepunches to create contrasting flower centers; glue to flowers. 5. Cut five 1/8" x 3" strips from green paper. Curl strips byrolling tightly around skewer, then gently pulling to create curl.Hand-cut leaves of various shape and size from remaining green paper. 6. Refer to photo to glue flowers, leaves, and vines to egg;pin in place until glue dries.
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