Egg-ceptionally Easy Shabby Chic Easter Egg Craft

As the only girl in a house full of boys, there are times when I need a fix of ruffles or flowers. Easter is such a perfect time to introduce these elements. Pastels, ruffles, and delicate florals pair perfectly with the spring holiday. I put together this beautiful but surprisingly simple shabby chic Easter decoration during some mama crafting time. If you’re in need of feminine holiday details, read on!

SHABBY CHIC EASTER EGG FINISHED
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shabby chic easter supplies:

SHABBY CHIC EASTER SUPPLIES

How i made it:

  1. If your white trim is very sheer or has a lot of holes, you may want to start by painting your egg base with white acrylic paint. I used a very solid ruffle so I skipped this step, but it’s up to you. Allow the paint to dry completely before moving on to the next step.
  2. I took a very laid back approach to this project- perfect is not needed with anything shabby chic. Next I roughly cut several strips of white trim slightly longer than the width of the base. Finally I glued a strip of my white ruffle trim as straight as I could horizontally across the middle of the egg base.
    SHABBY CHIC EASTER GLUING SHABBY CHIC EASTER GLUING
  3. Using that first strip as a guide, I glued additional white ruffles above and below. Completely fill the egg base with white ruffles, and allow the glue to dry completely.
    SHABBY CHIC EASTER GLUING
    SHABBY CHIC EASTER CUTTING
  4. After the glue was dry, I used scissors to carefully trim the ruffles down to the edge of the base.
    SHABBY CHIC EASTER CUTTING SHABBY CHIC EASTER CUTTING
  5. Next, I essentially repeated steps 2 and 3 for the floral trim (instead of the ruffle). I cut the floral taping to lengths slightly wider than the base. I glued the strips down the center of the ribbon, replicating the designs found on decorated Easter eggs. When the glue was completely dry, I trimmed the excess.
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  6. Finally, I created a hanger using some additional floral taping. I added the loop to the back of the egg, and allowed the glue to dry completely.
    SHABBY CHIC EASTER HANGER
  7. Once your hanger is in place, your shabby chic Easter egg decoration is ready to be hung. This looks great on a front door or is equally festive hanging within your home.

SHABBY CHIC EASTER EGG FINISHED

What sort of holiday decorations do you prefer- shabby chic like this, or something more modern? Let me know in the comments below!

SHABBY CHIC EASTER EGG FINISHED

6 Comments

  • Jodi

    This looks so fancy but is simple to do!! I love the girliness of this 😍

    • Kate

      Boy moms gotta stick together! Thank you!

  • Lauri

    Very cute door décor!

    • Kate

      Thank you!

  • My Little Robins

    This is adorable! I need more spring decorations in our house!

    • Kate

      Thank you Leah!

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