Tut Tuesday: These Eggs Are Tight

Easter is just around the corner. Can you believe it? 2012 is flying by and I’m loving every minute. Neon is the new black. And these neon eggs don’t disappoint. Find out what they’re wrapped in after the jump.


To make these eggs you’ll need:

  • paper mache eggs (found at Michaels stores)
  • bright paint in various colors
  • paint brushes
  • an old pair of tights
  • rubber bands or tape
Tights! That’s the magic ingredient. Start off painting your eggs solid colors. Cut your tights up into little squares. These don’t need to be perfect. You just need to be able to stretch them over the entire egg.

Once your eggs are dry, wrap them individually with a square from the tights.

Secure the back with a rubber band or tape. Hide that backside in some Easter grass or paper shreds and you’ve got yourself one cool egg.


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    • Lexy says

      Thanks, Julia! I didn’t get a new camera. I’m just starting to figure out how to take better photos! I’m improving. Slowly, but surely.

    • Lexy says

      Thanks, Camille! You’re so sweet! These were the easiest eggs I’ve ever made. I love staring at them! Thank you for visiting! BTW – I love your Easter decor with the pom poms!

  1. says

    oh if only i had all those tights i wore in highschool! there were some pretty crazy patterns in that mix. love your take on patterned eggs, clever and pretty!

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