Entry #1069, April 5, 2012
Easter is this Sunday and there is still time to make a creative craft with your kids for your home. Whether you are looking for easy home decor diy ideas or you want simple crafts to keep your child busy, here is a creative idea. If you have any paint chip fan decks laying around or if not visit your local home improvement store and stock up! This post is from the archives… it’s a good one!
Original Entry #499, April 17, 2011
Easter is next Sunday and you still have time for beautiful decor to brighten your home. I found this great one from At Home with Kim Vallee for using paint chips that you probably have lying around from your last painting project! Check out the ideas here, and while you are it, vote at the link below to help a fellow craft blogger get more gigs!
You can use this to print and cut out an egg template. I used Home Depot’s Behr paint chips, which have 4 colors per card, and cut them in half eliminating all white except for the line between the two color shades.
I traced the egg on the back of the card (so there wouldn’t be any residual pencil marks on the front) and then cut them out.
Lastly, I punched two small holes in the top of each egg with an extra small hole punch and threaded them onto a piece of waxed cotton. The cotton did a great job of preventing slippage.