Thursday, April 25, 2013

Egg Carton Blooms

Hello!

I'm back from my unplanned bloggy break.
Not sure what was up with me, 
just a case of being delightfully busy with my family and maybe a 
tid bit of being unmotivated.

But let's jump right back in shall we?

I have a fun craft to share with you today.


Just after Easter I had a small collection of egg cartons.
Sometimes I become a hoarder and keep bits of trash that I KNOW we can use in a craft.
It comes in quite handy sometimes
(most of the time it just clutters up my craft closet). 


If you're a Pinterest parooser 
(and who isn't???) 
I'm sure you've seen the sweet wreaths made from egg carton flowers.

Using those as our inspiration, we got started on our project:
 First I cut various flowers and leaves from the cartons.
This was a bit awkward for the girls, so I did this part.
 Then we glammed up our egg carton blooms with happy color.




 We then glued them onto a ribbon 
to make a sweet banner for our classroom.




 I love the happy color it adds to our room.
Sometimes my trash hoarding pays off!

Hope you have a bright and beautiful day!


7 comments:

  1. This is just amazing. So lovely and so you! Welcome back. :)

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  2. Yay you are bock! So cute and fun to make.
    Hope you are having a wonderful Thursday...almost the weekend!!

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  3. these are so cute, amy!!!
    hope you are having a great week, hon!
    xo

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  4. How cute is that! Glad you are back!

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  5. Well, aren't you just the brightest and coolest? Seriously, who needs a real school when you have Mrs. Giffin as the art teacher? Absolutely fabulous! You get the award for being the mom who allows the paint all over. I don't even own kids paint in my home...YIKES! Glad they're coming to your home in the next couple of weeks...PARTY!!

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  6. That is beautiful, we are definitely going to try making one x

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  7. These are darling! Been on a bloggy break myself :) Glad you are back!

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