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Eggcellent craft ideas

Jun 24, 2020

We love painting eggs and have organised lots of competitions at shows in the past to find the most talented egg artists!  Here we’ve compiled our favourite ways to get arty with eggs and egg boxes…
Egg shell mosaic. A wonderful way to bring texture to paintings. Dry your shells, crack into shapes and stick onto ready-made templates to create Roman-style mosaics. More at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr5Wo-6sQMg
Egg box mobile. Cut out the base of each carton and paint in bright colours. Thread with string at different lengths and hang up. The full tutorial is here: https://buzzmills.typepad.com/blog/2013/04/happy-earth-day-and-kcw-day-one.html

Egg shell garden. Succulents looks so pretty when they’re grown in egg shells. Of course, you can also grow cress for your egg and cress sandwiches! Find out more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3112BUVARKA
Box of delights. You can create a secret world in your egg box. We love this ocean theme: https://theimaginationtree.com/egg-carton-ocean-craft/
Egg box masks. Scare your siblings with these spectacular face masks, which you can tie around your head with elastic. https://picklebums.com/make-an-egg-carton-mask/
Jewellery box. A great project for an organised junior! https://www.thecrafttrain.com/egg-carton-jewellery-box/

Let us know if you give any of these ideas a go. We would love to see your photographs of Fairburn’s eggs crafts and share them on our social feeds! Message us on Facebook and Twitter @fairburnseggs or Instagram @fairburns_eggs.