Paper Mache Easter Eggs


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Going through my Easter things and came across my old eggs again.

They were made in 2002.

I think it’s time for some new ones.

These look like they were created yesterday Bunny

Craft Instructions

Large plastic eggs found at the $ store

You can blow up small balloons if you prefer

Flour and water paste (2 parts white glue~One part water)

Newspaper, magazine pages with vivid colors

Rip and tear small pieces

Paste on egg

Yep, it can get sticky.

Varnish or acrylic spray (clear)

Showcase your creations in a see-through plastic egg container, not the cardboard ones.

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a little story about Dyed  Easter Eggs

Years ago when my granddaughter and her friend were much younger we had a fun-filled afternoon of dying Easter eggs.

We sat up a plastic covering on the floor,arranged all our hard boiled eggs and cups of dye.

My glass of wine sitting close by.

The colors of red on the plastic after wine spilled.

After we finished we loaded up the car and went back to my daughters to share our creations.

Months later on a very hot summer day, a terrible odor was perpetuating from my car.

Upon investigating, two eggs were found and very quickly disposed of.

Stinky Le Pew

Hard Boiled Eggs easy to peel has too me felt like a game of Russian Roulette. Sometimes they were perfect , other times they made great egg salad Open-mouthed smile

I have used old eggs, new eggs, baking soda, salt OR vinegar in the water

Nothing seems too matter.

So each time I boil eggs I either have perfect deviled eggs that peeled like easy peasy. Or I just use in salads.

Hempy the Hamster loves them anyway he gets them.

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My secrets that work sometimes.

  1. Eggs must not be fresh (Use Old Ones)
  2. Don’t let them boil forever, bring too boil and let sit 15 minutes.
  3. After cooking, let the eggs rest in an ice-bath to “shock” them.

Say a little prayer…Please my little eggs “Peel for me”

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Paper Roll


Remove the Tube and Pull Up: Your Toilet Paper Roll Is Now a Box of Tissues.

I take a box of tissue and put a stick pin in the back and put it on my wall above my bed or sink. The tissue is a conversation starter and handy.

You can always find it 🙂