Create Golden Egg Shell Planters

planter (3)Looking for a last minute Easter craft idea? Here’s a quick, inexpensive yet awesome idea! I’m so happy with these planters, they turned out pretty nice, just as I wanted. And now that I’ve started indoor gardening these egg planters can be a great addition to the rest of the planters.20160322_155550 planter (5)You probably have all the required supplies, now all you need is 15 minutes to make some!

Supplies:

  • Egg
  • Golden spray paint
  • Craft wire – 14-16 gauge
  • Craft pliers

Instructions:

egg shell planter (0)You’ll need to break and drain the eggs carefully. Break the 1/4 of the egg shell from the top. Make sure to keep the edge as even as possible. Apply golden spray paint on the shells and allow the paint to dry. Apply 2 coats is necessary.

egg shell planter (1)Take the 14 or 16 gauge craft wire and hold it from its open end without cutting it from the bundle. Create a small loop using the looping pliers at the open end. Circle the wire around that loop to create a spiral pattern. Keep it nice and even. Once you’re satisfied with the size of the spiral pattern cut it off from the bundle. The size of the spiral would depend on the size of the eggs.

egg shell planter (2)Carefully pull the open end of the spiral pattern to form a cup shape. Pull them up slowly and evenly. Make sure to keep 3-4 spirals flat from the center as we’ll be using these as stands for the eggs.

20160322_155524Place the egg shells on the spiral wire stands. You can add small plants or plastic plant to the planters.

planter (2)You can use other colors if you want to but I suggest the golden spray paint. You can use these egg planters as decor pieces or make some for family and friends.

Happy crafting! 🙂


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