Springtime decorating idea: How to DIY a bright and happy Easter Egg Garland

I’ve hatched another idea for springtime decorating. Once I started decoupaging, I just kept going and going . . . and I made this Easter Egg Garland in happy shades of pink. I’m a fan of pink and it was easy enough to pull a few coordinating fabrics from my stash. But you can also decoupage these eggs with tissue paper, paper napkins, book pages, origami papers, or fabrics in your happy color. I used the same technique from when I made my Decoupage Fabric Eggs, and I’ll share it again here. (I’m also announcing the winners of the Spring Craft Giveaway today!)

DIY Easter Egg Garland with Styrofoam eggs, fabric and Mod Podge. Easy! CraftsnCoffee.com

How to DIY an Easter Egg Garland. Easy! CraftsnCoffee.com.

Make this your own! Change the colors, use paper instead of fabric, and use different sizes of eggs, too.

To make a Decoupage Easter Egg Garland, you’ll need:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • Eggs, four, 3” and six, 2” (You can use more for a longer garland, and use different sizes, too.)
    • Cube or other scrap piece
  • Fabric in five different pink prints
  • Packaging twine in pink and white (I bought mine at Michaels)
  • Mod Podge
  • Tools needed: Scissors; wood skewers; paintbrush; toothpicks; tapestry needle
Pretty Easter Egg Garland. Easy decoupage project. CraftsnCoffee.com.

You can probably think of lots of places to hang your garland.

To make a Decoupage Easter Egg Garland:

1. Cut several, 1” strips from each fabric. Cut the fabric strips into triangles.

2. Insert a wood skewer into the bottom of each egg to use as a handle.

3. Push a wood skewer all the way through each egg, about 1/3 down from the top. You’ll use these holes for stringing the eggs. Remove the skewer, and insert a toothpick into each hole.

How to DIY a pretty Easter Egg Garland. CraftsnCoffee.com.

Mark each hole with a toothpick, so you don’t cover them with fabric. Remove the toothpicks before the Mod Podge dries, or they could get stuck (don’t ask me how I know . . .).

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, remove the toothpicks before the Mod Podge dries. Insert the skewer into a scrap piece of STYROFOAM Brand Foam to hold it upright while the egg dries. Continue till all of the eggs are covered in fabric.

5. Arrange your eggs in the order you will thread them onto the garland. Thread the tapestry needle with the packaging twine. Thread the eggs onto the twine.

6. Hang and display!

Love this! DIY Easter Egg Garland on CraftsnCoffee.com.

You can make your eggs during a few evenings of HGTV watching.

Here are the Decoupage Fabric Eggs I made with a bright combination of pink and orange. You could go in so many different directions with these eggs, depending on the fabrics, or papers, you choose.

DIY decoupage Easter eggs

These Framed Spring Eggs might be my favorite! They’re not pink, but the assorted shades of blue remind me of Robin’s eggs and springtime.

Pretty, DIY Spring Egg Wall Art on CraftsnCoffee.com.

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

I hope you’ll make your own collection of happy eggs!

I know I’ll have two happy readers today, as I’m announcing the winners of the two Spring Craft Giveaway prize packages. I had fun reading about the many different ways you all plan to decorate your eggs! Random.org selected the winners and they are Rose and Kathy Ferguson. Congratulations! Please contact me for the details, Rose & Kathy!

Update: I need to hear from you, Rose & Kathy, by end of day April 14! I will need to pick another winner if I don’t hear from you!   

A big “thank you” to Plaid Crafts for supplying some of the goodies in the prize packages!

Happy crafting!

Sharon

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20 Responses to Springtime decorating idea: How to DIY a bright and happy Easter Egg Garland

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  3. Angie Anderson Dyer says:

    Love the Easter Eggs in blue and in pink! These are adorable and will go lovely in any room of the house. You make the directions so easy to follow. Thank you!

    • Sharon says:

      🙂 Thank you, Angie. This one is easy to change up, too. If you don’t like the colors I chose, use your own favorite colors. And if fabric isn’t your “thing”, use tissue paper, napkins, etc. Mod Podge will work with all of these materials. Happy springtime crafting to you! Sharon

  4. Pat says:

    I really love these eggs! I’m going to try them with those cheapy plastic eggs. I can get a whole bunch at the dollar store, and drill holes in them. I can’t do it for Easter this year, but I’ll let you know how they turn out when I work on them this summer or fall!

  5. Right after I left my comment I saw this cool Easter project on CraftGossip.com. Check it out here: http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/check-out-these-super-fun-easter-egg-rockets/2017/03/27

  6. This is really cute! I absolutely love the framing around it!
    Congratulations to the winners! Enjoy your goodies!

    • Sharon says:

      Thank you, Barb. I found the frame in Marshall’s or Home Goods, and it’s pretty handy. It’s a nice way to set up a display for the season, and then you don’t have to put nails in walls, woodwork, etc. It might be nice for hanging wreaths, too, so I’ll have to try that next time I DIY a wreath. Happy crafting! Sharon

  7. Deb Kaste says:

    Such cute ideas! Thank you for the inspiration and congrats to the blog winners.

    • Sharon says:

      You are so sweet — thank you! Sometimes one idea leads to another and another and . . . I’m sure you know what I mean! Happy crafting! Sharon

  8. Katiria says:

    I love the suggestion of making the eggs while watching HGTV. In my case, it’ll have to be while watching the “Storks” DVD for the millionth time. Congrats to Rose & Kathy on their win!

    • Sharon says:

      🙂 Sounds like someone loves the Stork movie! I think we were watching Teletubbies way back when . . . so maybe the Stork isn’t as bad as it could be?? So glad you stopped in, and I hope you get a chance to DIY a few eggs while watching the movie . . . Craft on! Sharon

  9. Anne Haun says:

    Love the decoupage eggs – congrats to the giveaway winners.

    • Sharon says:

      Thank you, Anne. I really had fun making these eggs, and they’re so easy to make your own. I hope you get a chance to decoupage a few! Happy crafting! Sharon

  10. Patricia says:

    Those are just adorable! Thanks for the ideas!

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