Published on April 18th, 2014 | by Kristen Swain0
Beautifully Crafted Spring Eggs
Dear friends, these beautifully crafted spring eggs are just too pretty to be put away after Easter. I’m leaving them out at least until summer gets good and hot. How clever to wrap them in plain string, add some pretty ribbons and bread dough roses. Bread dough Roses you say? Why, what are those?
Do you remember long ago, almost a year, when I made these? Bread Dough Roses and I told you, I’d be adding them to something else?
Little did I know that time just has that way of slipping by and the next thing you know, it’s almost a year later and those pretty roses are still sitting there patiently waiting to be brought out into the light and added to something to be just the right touch.
How fun are these? The pretty base is just twine over some plastic eggs. I used the larger sized eggs.
With these eggs, the most time-consuming part is to actually wrap the egg in the twine.Here I have used a thicker twine so you can see how I am wrapping the egg.
Begin the egg at the point that the two halves meet, this will keep your string or twine even and horizontal while wrapping around the egg.
Once you have wrapped to one end, cut the twine off, stuffing the end into a tight coil, then begin again at the middle point.
Once you are done wrapping the egg fully, allow it to dry and you can begin to decorate it.
After your eggs are dry, tie some pretty ribbons around the eggs. I use crinkled seam binding.
Tie a bow in the middle of the egg, then hot glue the bread dough roses onto and around the bow. Tuck a couple leaves in and your egg is complete.
Add them to a basket or bowl and….