• DIY Tissue Paper Eggs

    By DIY contributor Alyson of Sugar and Bash

    Mod Podge Eggs

    I don’t think I can imagine Easter without making Easter eggs. In lieu of dyeing them this year, I knew I wanted to go the Mod Podge route. Unfortunately I couldn’t find a pattern I liked or a color that worked, but luckily I found that printing on tissue paper is easier than you’d think! This freedom allows you to use anything and everything, including making your own print!
    Keep reading for instructions…

    Mod Podge Eggs
    White Tissue Paper
    Floral Patten or Own Design
    Card Stock
    Mod Podge
    Craft Eggs or Real Ones
    Mod Podge Eggs
    1. Find a pattern or illustration you want to use for your eggs. I found mine on Creative Market but crating your own design would be fun.
    2. Cut the tissue paper to fit on the card stock and tape the corners down. Print out the pattern on the tissue paper, making sure ink is fully dry before using it.
    3. If you printed individual illustrations like I did, cut them out as close to the edge as possible. If you printed a pattern, cut down so it can wrap the egg.
    Mod Podge Eggs
    4. Using your brush, apply a thin layer of Mod Podge directly on the egg and lightly press down the tissue paper design.
    5. Very carefully apply another thin layer over the design, making sure not to press too hard so the paper doesn’t tear. Slowly paint outwards from the center of the design smoothing out as many wrinkles as possible.
    6. Let the section dry, and repeat until the eggs is completely covered.
    Mod Podge Eggs

    1. Diane said… March 25, 2016 8:17 am

      This is pretty but is it edible? egg shells are porous…

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    4. Elizabeth said… March 22, 2016 12:26 pm

      Is this for emptied eggshells or for ones where you’re going to eat the eggs afterwards?

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    14. Ell said… March 7, 2016 8:55 pm

      absolutely beautiful

    15. Katherine said… March 6, 2016 9:21 pm

      I’ve made Easter eggs and Christmas ornaments out of eggs this way for years. I like to add a little super fine, clear, iridized glitter to the egg when I’m done with the design.

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    17. Genevieve said… February 29, 2016 7:04 pm

      I’m having a hard time following the directions, especially Step 2. More detailed pictures would definitely help of this step. I’m getting the impression you’re printing onto tissue paper through a printer but that doesn’t make sense. Thanks in advance!

      • Liz Stanley said… February 29, 2016 7:44 pm

        Hi Genevieve, you tape the tissue to the card stock and stick that into the printer, is what I understand!

        • Genevieve said… March 7, 2016 5:26 pm

          Thank you Liz!

    18. Maritza said… February 29, 2016 2:56 pm

      These are the prettiest eggs! Love!

    19. mominmendon said… February 29, 2016 1:54 pm

      So PRETTY!

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    22. Paige said… February 29, 2016 9:43 am

      These eggs are gorgeous! I’m obsessed with how pretty they are!


    23. Daphne said… February 29, 2016 6:09 am

      Dear Ashley,

      that’s clever ! I would never have think of it and it opens a new world of decorative solutions, thanks so much.

      Have a great week

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