Published on March 25th, 2008 | by Skye Kilaen0
Pizza Box + Plastic Easter Eggs = ?
After seeing bags and bags of them at thrift stores, though, I realized that not everyone holds on to them forever. (Come to think of it, I’m not sure where my childhood set went. Note to self: interrogate mother about how she disposed of eggs.)
So if you’re not going to continue using them for festive holiday celebrations, or if you’ve found a stash that’s begging for re-use, what can you do? As we’ve seen, Kelly’s using hers to organize craft supplies. Autumn found a tutorial on felting wool eggs using the plastic ones as a base.
Now it’s my turn. I’ll pose it as a riddle. What do you get when you combine a pizza box and a few dozen plastic easter eggs?
This wreath. (You may have to scroll to the right to see the image.) With a bunch of easter eggs bought for $1 at a thrift store, crafter Oddie put together quite a spring wreath that’s keeping a number of easter eggs out of a landfill.
The color scheme might not be to your taste, but consider the possibilities with a little non-toxic paint. You can also use glue and scrap paper or other notions to decorate your eggs. I’m seeing a Halloween wreath of black and orange eggs, accented with green easter grass?
[Photo by She's Not Ther.]
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