Sunday, April 10, 2011
DIY Button Egg
I got this adorable DIY idea (and tutorial) from one of my favorite blogs - Auntie Lolo Crafts (you can find her post here).
I followed pretty much the same basic idea that she presented in her tutorial with only slight variation.
I purchased an ugly plain wood frame from the Dollar Store (which I immediately spray painted white). I found a graphic of an egg through a google image search and traced it onto brown paper. I then hot glued the burlap to the brown cardstock. I realized I couldn't really see the egg outline so I took my cut out egg image and placed buttons in what I thought was an outline of an egg, then put the cut out over it and adjusted the buttons accordingly. I glued the exterior buttons first and then filled in the rest. I hot glued the buttons to the burlap once I had them in place where I wanted them.
Pretty easy and very cute.
A great addition to my work-in-progress Spring mantel :)
ps: I also hopped on the band wagon and got one of the adorable bunnies from Pier One which I added to my turquoise vase!
Thanks for looking!!!