What you need:
- Metallic craft foil (I used the one I found at my local craft store, Jones Tones, but there are many brands)
- Double-sided adhesive tape
This year I went hunting for white eggs as almost all the eggs you get here, in Melbourne at least, are the brown variety. I tracked some down at the Victoria Market and I’m now obsessed with their creamy, milky purity.
Contrary to popular belief, the shells of white eggs are not bleached. White eggs are produced by certain breeds of chook.
What to do:
1. Blow or boil your eggs.
2. Use double-sided tape to create adhesive patterns on your eggs.
3. Rub the dull side of your metallic foil sheet over your sticky bits – or follow the instructions in your pack. Which all sounds vaguely inappropriate but it’s up to you as to how far you want to take that. I am personally known for taking things one step too far so you can guess where I am likely to end up.
You can use strips of double sided tape applied to baking paper and a paper punch to create tiny bunny stickers as I did in the first photo in the post.
Or for something more ornate, a border paper punch is a little fiddly but creates a beautiful result.
Or you can just cut strips of your tape to create this simple effect.
However, no matter what method you use, there is no doubt that playdough eggs rolled in glitter produce the most spectacular eggs. As Olive’s creation here attests.
God, how I love a glittery finger.