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Glitter Easter Eggs

Spring is officially here and it’s put me in the Easter crafting mood. The other day my favorite 2 1/2 year old and I made a trip to the craft store. We browsed the Easter aisle without a definite purpose. I do this far too often. Making random trips to the craft store and always finding something I need seems to be a hobby of mine. But that’s besides the point. 

We came across these white wooden eggs and with only two packs left I knew we had to get them. So I scrambled trying to figure out how we could decorate them. Mod Podge fabric onto them? Nah. Paint them? Maybe. Glitter them? Yes! Then I remembered seeing a picture of glitter polka dot eggs on pinterest. After many misleading pins, I found that the original idea comes from Better Homes and Garden. Our trip suddenly had purpose and we walked across the store in search of glitter.
We used Elmer’s Glue Spots, fine glitter, white wooden eggs found at Hobby Lobby.
My daughter and I had fun making these. I helped her apply
the glue spots but they’re a great craft to make with children because
there’s no glue involved. No glue = less mess to clean up. Score!
Granted she did get glitter everywhere but who doesn’t love a little
shine? :)
We even played around with different glitter colors. I was trying to go for the ombre look but I’m not sure how successful it turned out. To make it we applied one row of glue spots and glitter at a time. You’ll have glitter all over the egg but this can easily be cleaned up with a q-tip or your finger (which I found worked best).
Have you started making Easter Crafts? What are some of your favorite Easter crafts to make with your kids? 
Linking up at these parties, TCB, Sunday Scoop, Serenity Now

Comments

  1. Oh my goodness, these are adorable! I have got to make some for my Easter decor! Beautiful job Crystal!

  2. I love those! So simple yet they look like works of art!

  3. Prettiest Ive sen & easiest. Im going to just use glue instead of buying gle spot??

  4. Those turned out great!

  5. Those are so stinkin’ cute!!!

  6. Oh how sweet! You out done yourself with these eggs. Thanks for the post.

  7. Oh my goodness! My girls would LOVE these. I’m thinking we’ll have to try them. Thanks for the great idea!

  8. LOL… I guess great minds think alike,,, I’ve been wanting to make these!!! :) So cute!

  9. So cute and looks so easy!

  10. oh my gosh these are so cute! what a smart idea to use the glue dots for perfect little glitter circles. i’d love for you to link this up to our Sunday Best party. http://griffithsrated.blogspot.com/2012/03/sunday-best-fashion-crafts_24.html
    -marie

  11. I think these are really cute and sensible. How smart to use the glue dots. I’m definitely trying these w my two year old. Thanks for sharing these at Handmade Tuesdays. I just pinned them.

  12. These are absolutely adorable! You are so clever to think of the glue dots. I’m pinning this idea – thanks!

  13. My kids would love to make these, all that glitter to spread across the house! Will have to give it a go.

  14. Absolutely gorgeous!

  15. Those are so stinkin adorable!!! I HEART glitter. I would love it if you would come and share at Toot Your Horn Tuesday link party going on right now :)

  16. I love these! It seems like it would be so easy with the glue spots. I tried it with double sided tape but it was really hard to cut circles. I would love for you to share this at my link party
    http://thewinthropchronicles.blogspot.com/2012/03/share-it-link-party-4.html

  17. oh I LOVE these!! I will feature them when I get my Easter post up :) And I want to make them! So cute! Thanks for linking them up Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings. Oh & did you enter my giveaway for a custom stamp??

    Thanks! Kristen

  18. These are so pretty, Crystal! I wanted to stop in & invite you to share these with my readers at my Sharing Time Linky if you’re interested! http://www.raisingmemories.com/search/label/sharing%20time
    Hope you’re having a great day! :)
    ~Heather
    http://www.raisingmemories.com

  19. I totally pinned these glitter polkadot eggs, too! :) Now seeing yours, I want to try!! They turned out beautiful!! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy Crystal! I always LOVE seeing what you’re linking up!

  20. They are so pretty! I have seen these on Pinterest too. You did a brilliant job with this-well done!

    Best wishes always,
    Natasha in Oz

  21. They are great. I’ve never come across glitter glue spots but shall keep my eyes open for them now.

  22. OMG! I love anything that glitters…especially these! Very cute!!

    I would love for you to follow my craft blog so that we can continue to share ideas! :)

    Sarah@
    http://www.dottedlinecrafts.com

  23. Whoa! Those glitter eggs are super cute! I’m definitely making some this Easter :-)

  24. This is a great idea! I’m following:) I hope you’ll share this at my link party, running now through Saturday night! :)
    http://www.gratefulbelly.com/2012/03/whats-new-wednesday-two-and-give-away.html

  25. These are SO CUTE!! My son isn’t old enough to appreciate decorating Easter eggs yet, but I’m definitely pinning for future reference :) Thank you for the tutorial!

  26. Kimberlee says:

    Super cute! What a great idea to use the glue spots. Have a wonderful weekend! ~Kimberlee, The Spunky Diva

  27. Such a cute idea! They are just perfect for Easter! Megan

  28. Featuring you next week for this project on Handmade Tuesdays!

  29. Super cute! I will have to find some wood eggs! & try out glue dots. & love that it’s so simple!!

  30. Featuring you tomorrow! I love your cute glitter eggs!!! XO, Aimee Lane

  31. Brilliant idea to use the glue dots. The eggs are lovely. Thanks for sharing!

  32. Emily @ Random Recycling says:

    I had no idea glue spots even existed. The eggs look awesome!

  33. These are really cute… I especially like the tip about using the Elmer’s Glue Dots. I would have never thought to do that…but, YES! A much simpler and less messy project for kids! I just might let my super crafty 7 year old make some soon!

    Have a great weekend,

    Sarah

  34. Two of my favs…glitter and polka-dots!! Featuring these today! Have a wonderful Saturday! ;)

    Bonnie @ Uncommon

    http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com

  35. I really love these!
    They are super cute, now I want to try glittering other things!
    Very inspiring!

  36. Stopping by from Show and Tell Saturday blog hop. This really cute! http://craftyandcookingmomma.blogspot.com

  37. So fun! I love this idea!
    Thanks for linking up!
    I featured your post in my wrap up! http://tidymom.net/2012/12-easter-ideas/
    Have a great weekend!

  38. I want to feature these on an easter egg roundup I’m doing! Embracingmessy.blogspot.com. Please email me and let me know if this is ok at embracingmessy@gmail.com!

  39. New follower alert!!

    Love your blog and just followed-up! I will definitely be making these adorable polka dot eggs for Easter! Thanks so much for sharing and giving me inspiration :)

  40. I love this so much! Such a great alternative to messy dye.

  41. LOVE that you used the glue-dots! I may have to do this with the girls at church Wednesday night!

  42. I love that you used glue dots to make these!!! How fun and easy for kids to help with!!!! And yes a little extra glitter and shine is never a bad thing:-)

  43. These are soooo cute! Thanks for joining us for “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” Come and join us again next week! -The Sisters

  44. These are too darn cute! What a creative idea!

  45. LOVE these Crystal!!!!! Sooooo pretty! We are featuring them at tonights link par-tay! Thanks for sharing :)
    XOXO

    PS: Happy Easter weekend!

  46. HI!
    What a brilliant idea! So simple but really beautiful!

    I hope you don’t mind but I’ve included your eggies in a “Easter Inspiration” post on my blog – if it’s not ok just let me know and I’ll revise the post but just wanted to share your idea and hopefully inspire more people!

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