Saturday, March 10, 2018

Easter Bouquet

 Just before Christmas, my friend, Shelly, gave me the sweetest little Christmas bouquet. 
 That pretty bouquet inspired me to make an Easter bouquet.
I picked up these little eggs at Michael's. They were the perfect size, but I wanted different colors and I didn't care for the metallic flecks.
 So, I painted the eggs with Dixie Belle paint using the colors Vintage Duck Egg, Daisy, Apricot, & Limeade.
 I cut wooden skewers in half and inserted them into a hole I made in the eggs using a nail.
 Once the eggs were all on the skewers, I aged them with Van Dyke Glaze.
 I saved the burlap from the Christmas bouquet, fashioned it back into its cone shape, then added twine to hold its shape.
 I stuffed the burlap cone with moss.
 Then I inserted the skewers into the moss.
 I made a banner on the computer, printed it on card stock,  and cut it like the one on the Christmas bouquet.
I find it very fitting that something from Christmas inspired something for Easter.

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  1. Very cute idea and would make a sweet door wreath too!

  2. I totally agree! It's adorable! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen|Our Hopeful Home

  3. Gorgeous as always! Featuring when my party opens.

  4. So cute, so creative, so talent. Thank you for sharing.

  5. Virginia, this is so sweet! I love the pastel colors of the eggs. I think they would be wonderful party favors! Thanks for sharing with The Easter Joys blog hop.

  6. What an truly EGGCELLENT posy. Love the repurpose. Thank you so very much for linking to the Spring and Easter Joys party. Have a very Happy Easter!

  7. Love this! Thank you not only for linking to our Spring & Easter Joys party, but for sharing your steps in assembling the bouquet. Very cute. Those would also be adorable on the backs of chairs for an Easter tablescape. Happy Easter!
    Rita C at Panoply

  8. شركة تنظيف بالدمام
    انت الان مع شركتنا كسبان فنحن نقدم خدمة متميزة على ايد عمالة ماهرة تقوم بتنظيف كل ركن من اركان المنزل باعلى مستوي وعن الانتهاء نقوم بتعطير المنزل


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