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How to Decorate a Mache Egg
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How to Decorate a Mache Egg

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

Easter wouldn’t be Easter without an egg hunt or two around the garden (weather permitting of course!), and this mache egg makes the perfect hiding place, or even a place to deposit all of the found eggs. We’ve decorated our egg using acrylic paint, and then decorated the egg cup with pastel polka dots for a pastel perfect on trend egg, that could also be used as a table centrepiece after the eggs have all been found. However, you could also use decorative papers or even cover the whole thing in glitter!

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How to make

Step-1

Begin by painting the egg and egg cup. For the inside of the egg use gold paint and paint the outside a shade of duck egg blue.

Step-2

Next, paint the egg cup a pastel pink. Apply three coats for an even coverage, leaving to dry in between coats.

Step-3

Using a small circle punch cut out polka dots from pastel coloured paper.

Step-4

Glue the circles onto the egg cup using PVA glue, and leave to dry.

Step-5

Apply two coats of Mod Podge glue to create a glossy finish.

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