When I was browsing in a little boutique in Buenos Aires on our recent trip there, I spotted a cute display. Although I am not patient, talented, skilled, (did I say patient?) enough to do this, I knew there are people out there in blogland who could make these eggs and probably even do it better.
They are just simple egg shells that have black ink on them. You can see the little holes where the egg was blown out.
Then someone took a black pin or toothpick dipped in paint and creatively and painstakingly made little squiggles. And the squiggles became cool designs.
It must have taken hours to create all-over designs on each shell.
We have a little over a month till Easter.
If you start now, you might finish two……..Just kidding!!
It might be a fun activity for the children, if they need to be
The nice thing is that you could use any color you want, but for an Easter decoration, pastels would be great. You probably already have everything you would need to do this project on hand.
The person who painted these eggs added a top glossy coat to the finished product. That helped add some shine and probably protects them from dirt or from smearing. It definitely makes them looked finished.
Although I am
too lazy not inspired to take on this challenge, I hope that some of you will. And if you do, please share your success with us here. We would love to see how you make it your own.