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How to Decoupage Eggs

How to Decoupage Eggs

Description

by Durwin Rice, the author of " the new decoupage" The Russian czars had gorgeous eggs made for them by famous guys like Faberge. Here's how to create your own bejeweled masterpiece!

Materials

  • Eggs
  • Straight Pin
  • Gift Wrap Paper
  • Scissors
  • Elmer's Glue
  • Cellulose Sponge
  • Metallic Gold Pen
  • Bowl of Water
  • Artist's Brush
  • Spoon
  • Water Base Polyurethane (Find in Hardware stores.)

Instructions

  • Prick both ends of the egg with a straight pin and gently blow out the whites and yolk. Make yourself an omelette if you're hungry
    How to Decoupage Eggs
  • Cut small shapes from the floral gift wrap paper. Petals, small leaves, abstracts...have some fun.
  • Cover the egg with Elmer's glue using your fingers. Dip the cut-outs into the water and position them. With glue on your fingers press them flat.
  • Clean up the excess moisture and glue with a damp kitchen sponge.
    How to Decoupage Eggs
  • When it's dry, use an artist's brush to apply 2 coats of an acrylic (water base) polyurethane. Paint them one side at a time and use a spoon to rest the eggs in as the top half is drying.
How to Decoupage EggsHow to Decoupage Eggs
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