Turn your plastic eggs into blooms. Create several for a unique table centerpiece.
Approximate Time: About 30 minutes
- cardboard tube
- green craft foam
- assorted colors of craft foam
- hot glue gun and glue sticks
- plastic eggs
- plastic sandwich bags
- uncooked rice or beans
- For each flower, draw and cut two flower shapes from two different colors of craft foam. I used pink and purple. (The flower designs are approximately 6 inches in diameter.) You can search the Internet for flower patterns and enlarge them as necessary.
- Trace the end of the cardboard tube onto the center of each flower, then cut out the circle.
- To make the flower stem, cut a piece of green craft foam to fit around cardboard tube. Glue green foam to tube.
- Push the foam covered stem through the holes in the foam petals, as shown in photo.
- Glue an egg in place for the flower center.
- For added stability, you can place a sealed sandwich bag of uncooked rice or beans inside the stem to anchor it.
By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC
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