Apr 22, 2011

Happy Fridays: Easter Crafts!

Who doesn’t love dying Easter eggs? It’s such a fun, family friendly past time that just about everyone and any one can enjoy. I have been dying eggs every year since I was little, and it usually involves about a dozen eggs and a kit from the store. This year I wanted to do something fun and new! Of course the wonderful Martha Stewart had a wealth of amazing ideas and helpful tips to really make your Easter crafting the best it can be! Check out a few favorites below!

CRAFTS

Clockwise from top left: Cracked Paper Eggshell Dishes, Doily Baskets, Striped Crepe Paper Eggs, Eggshell votives. I absolutely love the eggshell votive idea…how clever and very festive! And you only need a few supplies like candle wax, candle wicks and eggs! Super easy and super fun 🙂

EGG DECORATING

Clockwise from top left: Glitter Eggs, Lace Eggs, Gilded Eggs, and Tissue Paper Eggs. The Bottom left is definitely my favorite! You cut out several shapes in different colors of tissue paper and then adhere them to the egg using an adhesive like Mog Podge. So pretty 🙂

Hopefully a few of the above ideas can help you spice up egg dying this year! Wishing everyone a very happy Easter…and happy Friday!

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About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009.  She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy.   Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden!  She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!  

 

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