Dress up your Easter tree with these easy 3D paper eggs. This project is inspired by the Scandinavian tradition of påskris. We love the idea of dressing up twigs with colorful eggs and feathers for Easter! You can join us in this Scandinavian tradition by gathering the tools and materials listed below and crafting your own 3D paper egg and feather ornaments. Glad Påsk (Happy Easter)!
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- Cutting machine (recommended)
- Scissors or craft knife (if cutting by hand)
- Curling Tool
- Small Binder Clips
- Plastic Palette Knife or Flat Paintbrush
- Cardstock Paper
- Embroidery Floss or thread- DMC “Ligth Terra Cotta” (3779)
- Yes! Paste or Craft Tacky Glue
- Gather tools and materials. Cardstock paper tends to work better for the ornaments than text weight, though they will be harder to fold. Use a bone folder or LG curling tool to help smooth down the edges.
- Cut out egg shapes from paper with a score line down the middle.
- Fold the paper eggs in half lengthwise, matching up the edges as close as possible. You will need six for one egg ornament.
- Apply an even layer of glue to half of one egg (a plastic palette knife is useful for this). A little bit of glue goes a long ways. Attach to another egg half, carefully lining up the edges and spines.
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