Easter · Holidays

Plastic Eggs UpCycled

Your all familiar with those plastic eggs that come around this time of the year for Easter. I always had Egg hunts in the backyard when my kids where young. That was so much fun hiding the eggs, then watching them running back and forth all over the yard looking for that one egg. I always had that one egg…the big prize egg! Inside I tucked a bill inside and some special surprises!

So thinking of the golden eggs…why not make your own. I took the plastic eggs outside to spray….DSCN4722.JPG

Yes, those plastic eggs you can purchase at the dollar store…a whole bag for a dollar! Then I sprayed them with Krylon Looking Glass Spray paint

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and to make some golden eggs….I used Rustoleum Mirror Effect

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This is how the eggs turned out:

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Before and after:

The silver eggs original colors kinda shine through. Don’t those look pretty? Those 2 cans of different paints I used on these eggs, I have used before on many crafts. Here are some:

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I sprayed the starfish and some of the shells with the Krylon Looking Glass Spray Paint. I also did the Mercury Glass look with it. Once I figured out how to do this..I think I did it to all glass jars and candlesticks in my house…

Those projects are under ‘Home’- Home Decor

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The one below, I painted the handles, candle holder, and small flower pot:

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With the Rustoleum Gold Mirror Finish Spray Paint I did these:

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The Krylon is a little more in price….but it goes far. I still have both cans after doing all these projects with it.

I also did this with a soup can and Rustoleum Metallic Copper

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I was taking pics of Easter Stuff and I thought I would throw in this pic:

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I guess the  point I am trying to make here is….these cans finish a lot of crafts, so hang on to them.The metallic s  add so much shine and sparkle!

I took some pics I wanted to show you that has nothing to do with paint. I just wanted to show you how you can look at things differently and re purpose them. You know those candlesticks you get at the dollar store…You can do the mercury effect on them and you can do this:

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Take the small candlestick and place the bowl on top with some clear E600 craft glue:

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See how easy it is to make a regular bowl give more presence to the room, when it is lifted up under the candlestick. This is a work in progress…hahaaa.

 

 

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