A spring craft idea: DIY Decoupaged Egg Wall Art

We saw a robin in the driveway this weekend, and nothing says “spring” more than a robin and this Spring Egg Wall Art in shades of robin’s egg blue. I used Mod Podge and fabric scraps to decoupage these spring eggs, and they’re easily changed up with your favorite colors and prints. There are so many ways to decorate these eggs, and you can use tissue paper and paper napkins, too. You can even use different sizes of eggs. I considered decoupaging and framing just one large egg, but decided on nine smaller eggs instead. Here’s how I decoupaged my eggs and made the Spring Egg Wall Art.

DIY decoupage eggs and spring egg wall art

I used shades of robin’s egg blue, but you can make these eggs any color you like.

DIY decoupage eggs easy

I used fabric on my eggs, but you could also use tissue paper, book pages, paper napkins, origami paper, etc.

DIY Decoupage Easter eggs and wall art

Decoupage a few eggs each night, and you’ll be done by the weekend.

To make Framed Spring Eggs, you’ll need:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • 2” eggs, nine (change up the size and quantity to fit your frame)
  • Picture frame; my frame was 1″ deep, and measured 9-1/2” x 11-1/2” with a 7-1/2” x 9-1/2 opening
  • Fabric scraps (I used four different patterns)
  • Scrapbook paper, one sheet
  • Mod Podge, matte finish
  • Paper adhesive or spray glue
  • Low-temp glue gun
  • Tools needed: Scissors; serrated knife; paintbrush; wood skewers; wax paper; masking tape or duct tape
DIY decoupaged Easter eggs and Framed Spring Egg Wall Art

Lots of choices! A few of the different fabrics and scrapbook papers I “auditioned” for the Framed Spring Egg Wall Art.

To make Framed Spring Eggs:

1. Cut a thin slice from the back of each egg, so the eggs will sit flat in the frame.

2. Cut 1” strips from each fabric, and then cut the strips into small triangles. (In my mind, small triangles would most easily fit around the curves of the egg. I’ve no idea if this is geometrically correct!)

3. Insert a wood skewer into the cut side of each egg.

4. Working on one egg at a time, brush Mod Podge onto a portion of the egg, and place fabric triangles on the Mod Podge. Overlap the triangles to cover the egg. Brush Mod Podge over the fabric pieces. Continue covering the egg with fabric, working on one area at a time. When the egg is covered, carefully remove the skewer and place the egg on wax paper to dry. Continue till all of the eggs are covered in fabric.

5. Remove the frame backing and the glass. Trace around the backing on the sheet of scrapbook paper. Cut out the scrapbook paper and glue to the backing with paper glue or spray glue.

DIY decoupage eggs and Spring Egg Wall Art

Play around with your arrangement before gluing the eggs in place.

6. Arrange eggs on the frame backing. When pleased with the arrangement, glue in place with low-temp glue gun.

7. Place the frame backing back in the frame, and be sure it’s secure. If needed, add a small amount of tape at the back of the frame to help hold the backing in place.

DIY decoupage Easter eggs and Spring Egg Wall Art

Decoupage is easy, and so is this DIY wall art!

Here are a few more ways we’ve decoupaged eggs in the past. Any of these eggs would be beautiful framed and hanging on the wall! The only difference in the tutorial would be to cut a small slice from the back of each egg, so that the eggs will sit flat in your frame.

French Post & Ancient Text Eggs

DIY decoupage French Post eggs

French Post Eggs and Ancient Text Eggs by Rebekah Meier.

Origami Paper Eggs

DIY decoupage Easter eggs with origami paper

Origami Paper Eggs by Kathleen George

Ombre Tissue Paper Easter Eggs

DIY tissue paper decoupage eggs

Ombre Tissue Paper Easter Eggs by Kathleen George

Washi Tape Easter Eggs

DIY washi tape Easter eggs

Washi Tape Easter Eggs by Kathleen George

Topsy Turvy Easter Eggs made with paper napkins

DIY napkin decoupage on Easter eggs

Topsy Turvy Easter Egg Topiaries by Kathleen George

I hope you’re seeing signs of spring where you live!

Happy springtime crafting!

Sharon

 

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24 Responses to A spring craft idea: DIY Decoupaged Egg Wall Art

  1. CraftyB says:

    The wall art is awesome! Love the patterns and colors against the white background. You are right, it gives you that “spring is in the air” feeling with the Robin’s egg blue!!

    • Sharon says:

      🙂 Thank you! It’s still a little too early for the robin’s to nest, but I’m enjoying these “eggs” inside. Happy crafting! Sharon

  2. Janet Berquist says:

    Hi Sharon,

    Just wanted to thank you for the great package! I got it today and was very excited to open it. I love everything that you included in it. Again, thank you for the gifts!

    Janet Berquist whiteshoe3@chartermi.net

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    • Sharon says:

      🙂 You are very welcome! It’s so much fun to pull together the prize packages and send out the goodies! So glad you found Crafts ‘n Coffee, and thank you for following along. Happy crafting!

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  5. Beautiful! Love the French Post and Ancient Text eggs too? They seem easy enough to make a few at a time! TFS!

  6. Angie Anderson Dyer says:

    Love the robin egg blue framed artwork! It is so very pretty. This is just in time for spring and Easter. It would be equally delightful in pink or purple. This same concept could be transferred to ornaments for Christmas in red or green. Thank you, Sharon!.

    • Sharon says:

      🙂 Armed with a bottle of Mod Podge, the options are endless, right, Angie? Seems like I’ve gone through a ton of Mod Podge recently. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us, and craft on! Sharon

  7. JULES says:

    Oh i LOVE your spring eggs! just gorgeous

  8. Anne Haun says:

    Love the framed eggs and thanks for such detailed tutorial.

  9. Deb Kaste says:

    Love your spring projects, Sharon. Especially the framed eggs. Very cute & clever idea!

    • Sharon says:

      So glad you like them, thank you! It’s nice to see signs of spring right now, isn’t it? It makes me happy to share spring crafts. Craft on! Sharon

  10. Those are wonderful and perfect for spring

  11. glucrafted says:

    wow these are so pretty!

  12. Patricia says:

    I’m so doing this!!!❤

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