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Paint Your Own Cherry Blossom Easter Eggs

Paint Your Own Cherry Blossom Easter Eggs

If you’re looking for a fun and inexpensive way to get crafty for Easter this year, here’s a colourful project from Kelly-Anne Jordan that the whole family can get involved in! Check out Kelly-Anne’s step-by-step Cherry Blossom Easter eggs below, or be inspired to create your own beautiful designs this spring.

Time to Make: 1 – 2hrs

Skill Level: Beginner

You Will Need:

Step 1:

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Insert the cocktail stick into the bottom of the polystyrene egg, then make a flat ball with the Blu-tack. this is to stand the egg up when painting and drying.

Step 2:

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

I did an undercoat in light blue and them a coat of white. Once your base coats are complete, leave to dry.

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Step 3:

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

With a pencil, draw a tree trunk and branches onto the painted egg.

Step 4:

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Using the brown acrylic paint, paint in the tree you have just drawn.

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Step 5:

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Mix some of the pink and white on a messy mat but also keep some of the colours separate. Next take a stiff brush and pick up some of the mixed colour, dab most of it off, and use a stippling action to stipple the pink over the branches. Add layers in the light pink, white and pink to add depth and detail to the blossoms.

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Step 6:

Cherry blossom Easter eggs tutorial step

Once the egg is dry, paint some liquid glue over some of the pink area and dab a little glitter over it, then leave to dry.

Finished project

You can create as many of these pretty cherry blossom Easter eggs as you wish, or get creative with your own designs and create a variety set!

Finished project close-up

Need somewhere to hang your decorated cherry blossom Easter eggs once they’re finished? This beautiful blossom tree tutorial by Sarah Cawood shows you how to create the perfect spot to showcase your crafty decorations this spring.

 

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