This last week I was adding a few Easter touches to the house. I wanted some small blue eggs and couldn’t find any at the craft store or Target. They were all pastel or sparkly and there isn’t a Pottery Barn near by, closest one is 60 miles away. Besides I wanted it to be very inexpensive and quick.
I ended up picking up some polymer clay at Michael’s ,
blue and ivory, as well as some burnt umber acrylic paint.
I then formed small eggs shapes out of each color and blended some of the blue and white together to get even a lighter shade. I have seen some amazing polymer clay art and jewelry and my creation looked like child’s play but I wasn’t going for any grand , just eggs.
After forming them I baked them according to the directions on the package of clay. 275 degrees and since they were thicker than 1/4 ” I kept checking them every 10 minutes until they seemed to be set, took about an hour.
After they cooled I mixed the burnt umber paint with a small amount of water to thin it down. Then using a tooth brush splatter painted the eggs. Let them dry and Ta-Da , mini speckled eggs.
So easy you could do it with children . I imagine their little fingers may even make cuter ones.
Speaking of children… I snapped a few photos of my youngest grand-daughter this weekend. She melts my heart!
Make the most of your Monday!