How’s everybody’s Easter prep coming alongside? In the event you haven’t had the prospect to get your egg-making on, however are nonetheless hoping to squeeze in a crafting session, I’ve bought simply the challenge for you: DIY cement easter eggs. Now, don’t be intimidated! By utilizing eggs as molds, these cement Easter eggs are surprisingly straightforward to make very quickly flat, and better of all, they’re reusable 12 months after 12 months. I additionally love that they’re heavy and stand upright on their very own, making them excellent in your Easter desk, a themed-out mantle or bookcase, and as year-round paperweights. Earlier than I present you the way it’s accomplished, I’ve to present a shout out to Rebecca for uplifting me to work with this superior and underutilized materials… now, maintain studying for the step-by-step!
- Pour roughly 1/four cup Rockite cement into the plastic container. Add 1 tablespoon of water at a time, and stir between every added tablespoon till you attain an Elmer’s Glue-like consistency.
- Inside 10 minutes, fastidiously pour cement into upside-down drained eggs as pictured, stopping simply on the eggshell opening (if you happen to don’t have a gentle hand, it may be useful to make use of a plastic funnel when pouring so long as the cement consistency is fluid sufficient). This creates a flat backside that permits eggs to face upright. Set exterior for 1 hour to dry.
- As soon as dry, use a craft knife to peel eggshell. I counsel doing this underneath working water.
- Enable to dry. optional: tape off half the egg with duct tape, and spray with spray paint for a enjoyable dip-dyed look.
Now, begin crafting your individual DIY cement easter eggs, and you should definitely share your course of and completed product with us on Instagram—tag @camillestyles!
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This submit was initially revealed on March 27, 2013, and has since been up to date.