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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Botanical Sheet Music Easter Eggs

I am very pleased with these Vintage-like botanical sheet music Easter eggs. I will definitely be making more. They are time consuming but, if you chose to make these, just remember to be patient. The outcome is well worth the effort.














I like the botanical look with the moss. I might change my "R" for Reyna, into
"E" "A" "S" "T" "E" "R".....

















 Oh....look at all that glitter.


Here is what you need to get this look:







Mod-Podge, a paint brush (I used the foam kind)
Sheet music in small strips and pieces
Paper mache eggs (I bought mine from Hobby Lobby)
Glitter and embellishments of your choice ( I used K&Company's die-cut stickers. I love all of their products. This is part of their new spring line.)
I also used small liquor glasses to rest the eggs while drying.

You can only mod-podge small sections at time. You need to be patient and let each area dry before moving on. Otherwise, your work will be sloppy.


Well over a year later...I am linking up with:
Life on Lakeshore Drive

Come join the fun!
Come party!

14 comments:

  1. That is so so cute!! Love it- a very classy Easter decoration. Totally going to pin this.

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  2. Oh, that's fun! Thanks. I'll try to do that tonight. :)

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  3. Good morning Karen
    What a wonderful eggs, especially in the silver bowl.
    Thank you that you become a follower, you appreciate it greatly.
    And so nice that it's possible, far apart, but so close.
    With warm greetings from the Netherlands,
    silvia

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  4. Thanks, Silvia! Thanks for becoming a follower of my "brocante" as well. :) The Netherlands holds a special place in my heart. Many good memories from the people to the wonderful places. I look forward to following your blog! By the way, I got that silver bowl at a garage sale $3. I like it too!

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  5. Thanks for your comment on my natural vs epidural post! I'm not sure what I'll end up doing but I'm half way thinking I'll just see how it goes! (Although THIS time I'll be better informed on what natural is like so that I can see if possibly I can stick it out;)

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  6. You can do it Connie. I think the key is staying calm and present. My experience with Lucie was very good...Good luck with everything!

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  7. Hi lovely lady.
    I love this Idea for this Easter tablescapes Thanks. I wish you had a Button on your Blog I could put you on my sidebar. Have a great week with your family. I had a good time looking at all you post's
    XXOO Diane

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  8. Hi Karen,
    I just found you over at A Holiday Haven..I'm now following and love your beautiful eggs. They sure are stunning. I shall return to look at so much more..Have a great day..
    ~Shirley

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  9. oh my goodness these are so beautiful!!!...love them! Worth Sharing it "One More Time" Thank you for sharing at One More Time...Love your comment ...Tammy

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    1. Thanks! I made these last year, but didn't have very many visits back then! I am linking up some older posts these days!! Kind of fun. Thanks for visiting!
      Karen

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  11. These are absolutely gorgeous!! I am featuring them tonight at Pick of the Bunch. Wow, I want make some of these. Just pinned, too! Thank you so much for the inspiration and for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent. Have a wonderful weekend. :)
    Hugs
    Kathy

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  12. Stopping by to let you know you have been featured at One More Time Events. Thank you so much for sharing!
    Tammy

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  13. Coming from a bouquet of talents I so pleased to discover your so sweet DIY. Love your beautiful eggs and to be your newest French follower (LE CHEMIN DU BONHEUR)
    Xoxo from PARIS
    Joëlle

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