Posted: Apr 14, 2014 8:00 AM
 
Some buttons and beads are all you need to whip together these DIY "Fabergé" Easter eggs.  If you ask us, they are a whole lot cuter than the real thing!  

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg supplies

What you'll need:

  • Styrofoam eggs
  • Craft glue
  • Paint brush
  • Glitter
  • Assorted buttons in spring colors
  • Sequins

What you'll do:

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 1

Mix together a 50/50 solution of water and craft glue in a small bowl.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 2

Cover the outside of the Styrofoam egg with the glue solution.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 3

Sprinkle the glitter over the glue until the Styrofoam egg is completely coated in glitter.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 4

Set the egg aside and allow the glue to dry completely.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 5

Start gluing the buttons to the egg. Glue the buttons so that they are as close together as possible.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 6

Keep gluing buttons until the egg is completely covered in buttons.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 7

Add some extra sparkle to the egg with sequins.

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg step 8

You can use the sequins to fill in spaces between the buttons, or to add some extra shine on top of the buttons. Once the sequins are applied, you are ready to display your own DIY "Fabergé" Easter egg!

allParenting DIY Faberge Easter egg

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