Posted: Mar 24, 2014 7:00 AM
 
Turn ordinary twinkle lights into something a little extra-special. Egg cartons are transformed into beautiful blossom fairy lights that will add some extra beauty and elegance to your home.  

allParenting blossom fairy lights supplies

Supplies:

  • Cardboard egg carton
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Paint brush
  • Glitter (optional)
  • Twinkle lights

Directions:

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 1

Start by cutting off the top cover and front flap from the cardboard egg carton, leaving only the bottom tray. You will be using the pointed middle section of the egg carton to create your flowers. There are 5 per 12-egg carton, so you may need multiple cartons depending on how many lights are on your light strand.

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 2

Carefully cut out the pointed middle sections of the egg carton. Round off the edges to help make the shape of the petals.

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 3

Cut out 1 flower for each light on your light strand.

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 4

Paint the inside, outside and edges of each flower.

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 5

To add some extra sparkle, you can sprinkle some glitter on the inside of the flower while the paint is still wet.

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 6

Use your scissors to carefully poke a hole in the bottom of the flower.

allParenting blossom fairy lights step 7

Poke a light through the hole in the bottom of the flower. Once you have added flowers to all of the lights, your DIY blossom fairy lights are ready to use!

allParenting blossom fairy lights

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