April 4, 2010

Confessions Of A Egg Head...

So I haven't really gotten this "egg" thing out of my system yet!

I still have one or two plastic eggs around, so I just had to try...

I was concerned about the glue just beading up so I used this thick
and wonderful stuff...worked like a charm...just painted it on an
poured on the pretty!!!

Easy as pie!!!

I decided to tie a ribbon around the center to hide the seam, but it
really wasn't all that noticeable.

And I wanted to show off the cute ceramic egg "carton" I bought at Ross!

And the new birdie dish! I am the world's BIGGEST sucker for birdies!!

I will be making A LOT more of these for next year...already have orders to fill! ;}

And I just happened to have some real live eggs {like from a chicken
and everything!} that were a bit beyond edible...so I got an idea...and
let me tell you, some ideas are better than others!

I thought it would be cool to wrap an egg in some hand-stamped fabric...
hmmm...not so much! Looks like a mummy, huh? Yuk! Chalk that one up
to moronitude!

Moving on...

When I cut up my loose novel pages, I can't bear to throw away the edges...
they are a really great color, so I cut them with my fun scissors and I really
like this look...looks like ruffles! I need to put a bit more planning into the
placement and it will look nicer...I'll keep working out the bugs!

Then I just had to go an add a piece of ribbon to a "ruffled" egg...
will I even learn? Apparently not...still looks like Boris Karloff's delight!

And since my hands were all covered with laminate... I thought I'd make
a Pride & Prejudice {her fave Jane Austen} egg for a girl at work...

and an Emma {her fave Jane Austen} egg for another girl...I am the resident
Jane Austen "pusher" at work...all my DVDs are making their way around!

OK...no more eggs 'til next Eastertide!

Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter...we had a little extra
egg-citement with the reverberations of the 7.2 earthquake in Baja!

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  1. Yep, I felt that earthquake too! It wasn't strong, just a rolling motion.

    I like your eggs! ::Jill

  2. Wow I'm so glad I stopped by and saw your creative eggs (and good mosaic). I love the newsprint ones, so clever. Have a great week,


  3. Hope everything is OK, love the eggs. Have a great day:)

  4. I don't blame you, I LOVE your eggs! I have worried and wondered about my California friends today... glad you are ok! xoxo Julie Marie

  5. They look awesome!! Love the silver ones!

  6. I really like the glitter eggs! So pretty!! Ultimate glue is my favorite to use!

  7. Egg-celent ideas! Sorry, but just had to be the first to say that :-)
    I love the idea of covering the plastic eggs and making them look much nicer.

  8. Hey M, I like how your eggs turned out. I'll be honest...I decoupaged some eggs with printed words on old paper...turned out disgusting. I was really disappointed how bad they turned out...I practically glued my hands to the eggs too. Wasn't a pretty project and don't think I will try it again!
    Hey did you feel the earthquake....our light fixture was swaying (no lie) 3 feet to the left then the right. We saw that and then realized it was an earthquake. We are an hour and 15 minutes from the border so it was strong here...and I thought of you that it might have been really strong where you are!!!
    Have a blessed Easter.

  9. Your eggs are just so lovely, I love them so much, they are so unique and have such a gret vintage look...I can totally understand not being done yet, I did that with some gift boxes for my Christmas tree one year and I found I loved creating those boxes and had not bought any gifts yet....lol...there are so many plastic eggs to recreate, love that so much when your main product for lthe recreation is so plentiful...

  10. Happy Easter....I adore the glittered egg...of coarse!! Love it!!
    xxoo Valarie

  11. The eggs are fabulous! Hope you had a wonderful Easter!

  12. These eggs are wonderful! I don't blame you for getting hooked.

  13. Your eggs are incredible. So pretty! Do you hollow them out?

  14. An "eggtravazanza"!!!!!!!!
    so many great designs!

  15. gorgeous, even the boris karloff ones, just GORGEOUS!!

  16. Well I think I'd have to argue and duke it out over who loves birds more! haha! I HAVE to know where you got that bird dish..I WANT one!!

    You won my giveaway sweetie as I decided on a second pair of earrings to giveaway. More on my blog. Send me your info and I'll ship them out today!

    xo Molly

  17. This is on my list for next Eastertide! LOVE them!

  18. Yep, I understand, I made some you showed before Easter and I just want to make more and more and give them to everyone. They are gorgeous.

    Hope all is ok after quake, that must be very scary.


  19. Absolutely darling!I am bookmarking this page!I just have to show my daughter:)

  20. You just have to love the beauty Easter! These are eggs are so pretty, and even if they don't all turn out as planned it's fun to play:>) Hope your Easter was wonderful!

  21. These are the CUTEST things. I just love them. I may get some of the plastic eggs that will surely go on sale now and make some for next year. I would love to have a basket full of the little newspaper ones with others mixed in...great centerpiece for the table... I am not crafty but I MIGHT could handle this one! :) or..even better, buy some of YOURS if you sell them. :))

  22. M!

    these creations are certified grade A.

    seriously lovely and beautifully displayed!

    {let the query writing begin!}


  23. Those are egg-ceptional! Really lovely work. Hope you'll come by Atticmag for our really useful giveaway. -- Jane F.

  24. I love your mosaic! Love, love, love your eggs! I hope that you have a wonderful new week!

  25. These eggs are GORGEOUS! I want them all! I think you need to send a basket to Texas;)!


    Happy Mosaic Monday!

  26. Sooo pretty! I thought i'd looked at enough eggs for the season but I couldnt help stopping by when I saw your post at The Girl Creative. These are sooo gorgeous! I'm bookmarking the page so I can try it next year! Thanks for posting!
    Jax @ Aly&Ash

  27. Such pretty eggs. Very crafty indeed. Valerie

  28. I loved it! Thanks for sharing!
    I have a great interview with a savvy blogger on my blog right now with great tips on how to help your blog grow.
    Come check it out http://bloggerchixdesigns.blogspot.com/2010/04/aprils-featured-interview-april.html
    Also a giveaway for a Trendy Diaper Changing Pad if your interested :-)

  29. They are just the sweetest eggs!

  30. so adorable! I really love the little Jane Austin egg. I'll have to make one of those for my daughter. ...and WHAAAT? no more eggs? Say it ain't so. I hopped over from The Girl Creative and am so happy that I did. (as always)Please accept my invitation to drop in at my place again one day this week when you get a moment. until later...

  31. What a wonderful crate of loveliness...beautiful mosaic!!!

  32. Those are adorable...so, so cute. Did you use the martha stewert glitter stuff? How did you get the paper to look aged?? Questions, questions!

    I would love for you to check out my site for a spring block giveaway! Have a great day!

  33. Love your blog and photos. Very artistic and creative. Happy Easter and greetings from Vancouver Island! All the best, Michelle.

  34. Your glittered eggs came out great - glitter sure adds the sparkle, doesn't it?


  35. I love the bird dish!Can I gave that!I am also having a giveaway if you'd like to come over!

  36. I love, love the eggs...all of them. ♥ Keep up the egg-cellent work. :)

    I hope you'll drop by when you have a free moment...

    I read about the quake. I lived in San Diego back in the 80's so had a few tremors to experience..very weird, indeed.

    Stephanie ♥

  37. Love the eggs! why stop cause easters over?!

  38. I think those are the most beautiful eggs I have ever seen!


  39. I adore your eggs. The glitter ones are my fav though. I felt the earthquake at my house in the Inland Empire. Was more of a rolling motion at my house. Not too scary. But the water in my pool was sloshing all around. I thought it had become a wave pool. My parents live down in San Diego county & they felt the earthquake pretty good. Shook them up quite a bit.

  40. My favorite are the paper/book eggs! Thanks for linking up to Anything Related!

  41. LOVE your egg creations! My favorite is the glitter, you have inspired me to glitter my eggs before I pack them all away so they are ready for next year!

    Best wishes,

  42. They are all adorable! Now I want to decorate eggs, and Easter is over. What to do.. what to do...

  43. Those eggs are marvelous, well done!

  44. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm loving the eggs, gorgeous!

  45. I love them each and every one!!! Beautiful!!!


  46. I'm so glad you aren't tired of eggs and had a couple of more to share - they are so pretty!

  47. Mummy Eggs! Fantastic! :) Could work in October, no?


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