Easter Egg Ornaments

Happy almost Easter! Here’s hoping you and yours have a wonderful celebration. And if you’re in the mood for some DIY decorating (that costs nothing!), here’s how you can use raw eggs to make extravagant, beautiful ornaments:

  • Using a needle, very carefully poke a hole at each end of a raw egg, making one hole a little larger than the other.
  • Hold the egg over a bowl, with the larger hole pointed down, and gently blow into the smaller hole, so the yolk and whites flow out.
  • Rinse the egg thoroughly with clear water, and lay it on paper towels to dry overnight.
  • The next day, decorate the eggs with paint, stickers, glitter, or whatever other decorative trimmings your heart desires.
  • For each ornament, thread the needle with a 12-inch length of embroidery floss or fishing line, and pull it through both holes in the egg. Tie a knot at the end that’s outside the smaller of the two holes. At the other end, tie a loop for hanging.
  • Spray the finished product with acrylic fixative, let dry, and hang wherever you need some Easter cheer!
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