Wednesday, March 16, 2011

An egg-cellent project {Fabric covered eggs}

Earlier today when I showed you my Spring wreath I also showed you sneaky peek of one project I'm currently working on and told you I had another to share.  Well here it is, fabric covered eggs...


Aren't they cute?  Want some?  They are super easy and cheap (yay!)
Here's how I did it:

I bought some of these mini eggs at Hobby Lobby...


then I took some scrap fabric left over from these pillows and ripped them into thin strips...


And then I cut those strips into about 2 1/2 inch long pieces...


Then I slowly started adding strips with hot glue...







(this girl could use a manicure!)
Then I trimmed off some of the stray threads and here is the end result...


 And here they are on my shelf in my kitchen...



I couldn't get into St. Patrick's Day crafts this year for some reason but Easter...pffft, it's on!  


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12 comments:

  1. Cute, cute, cute! I'm laughing at that last line because I totally painted over my 'Luck O' the Stylish' plaque from W&D... I just wasn't feeling it (How would I display that for St. Patty's Day?) I now have this white piece of wood and I've gotta find something to do with it. a Spring sign perhaps? you've inspired me.

    ~Jazz

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  2. Oh my! These are adorable, and you make it look so easy. I may have to try it!

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  3. Super cute!! Wish we had a HobbyLobby in my area.

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  4. SO adorable!! I love them and I LOVE them on your sweet shelf. They look so light and airy and springy :) Great job!

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  5. awwww I love them! =) and yay you found me on twitter!!! <3

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  6. I love the fabrics you used, Andi. The eggs have a real vintage feel to them, especially with the frayed edges.

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  7. those turned out so cute! i love the colors and love the texture and dimension- awesome!

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  8. These are adorable! I love the texture that the fabric strips give to the eggs as well as the fun colors.

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  9. I was just going thru my scraps the other day thinking I needed to cover some eggs!! They turned out cute!

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  10. Soooo cute! I was the same with St. Patty's Day, but I have some Easter projects on my to-do list...hope I have time for them!

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  11. SUper cute! I made some last year with paper, I think it would have been easier with fabric. Cute! Thanks for linking up to fabric tuesday!

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