Easter Eggs for Bookworms

Ever since I made this big canvas creation for my dining room I get twitchy if I don’t do something with Mod Podge at least once a month.  I think they put something addictive in that formula.  Anyway, I was looking for the huge plastic Easter eggs I bought last year and paid too much for because I told myself I could use them over and over again.  Yeah, well, that would work if  I could find them every year come Easter time, which obviously isn’t happening.  But while I was digging around in my basement I did find some regular size plastic Easter eggs, dusty and mis-matched, but Easter eggs, nonetheless.  I pulled out the old paperback book I used pages from to make this necklace and tore into it.  I tore each page into about a dozen pieces, but even smaller would have been better.  Then I smeared the eggs with Mod Podge (yes, of course I washed them first) and started covering them with random strips of book pages.  I started out with a foam brush, but about two minutes in I gave that up and just smeared everything together with my hands.  I think they look pretty nifty.  I didn’t spray mine with a sealer, but you could do that, or use a glitter spray, or even a brownish glaze to make them look older.  And I will find those huge Easter eggs, but it’ll probably be sometime close to Halloween.

I’ll be linking up this week to Craftomaniac Monday, Tute TuesdaysCreate and ShareWorks for Me WednesdayWhatever Goes WednesdayThe Mommy Club Resources and Solutions,  One Project at a Time, and Flaunt It Friday.

Priced at just $4.99, it is now available in every format your little heart could desire at Smashwords, or, if you prefer, it’s also for sale in a Kindle version at Amazon or a Nook version at Barnes and Noble!

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