Mmmmmm....the stores are filled with Easter candy. Cadbury Mini-Eggs! Nicole and I have loved these for a long time. They are deadly on the waist line.
Love them! Which brings me to this little decoration.
The other day Nicole and I visited one of our favorite home decor stores. In the Easter section we found a funny little decoration.
It's really quite odd, but my eyes were drawn to it.
Maybe it's from staring at all the nest and bird decorations in blogland. :)
Of course I have to try and make it instead of buying it!
So I found at our new and fantastic Hobby Lobby, these ceramic eggs. Is that what they're called?
I painted the egg cream, flecked with watered down brown paint and dabbed with a towel.
Next I used a wooden candlestick and one nest.
To add a little oomph, I cut up a few pieces of wood and used it as a base.
did this with her bed spindle candlesticks. Cool idea. It makes them more substantial.
I glued them together.
Sprayed it black.
Gathered some "nesting" materials.
Wove them into the pre-made nest to give it a more authentic look.
Hot glued the egg on top! Whaddya think?
Is it a little strange or do you like it?
An EGG on a NEST...on a candlestick!
I can't claim the idea as my own, but it was fun to copy.
When I was making this it reminded me of something I couldn't put my finger on.
Soft, pastel, brown flecked mini-eggs.
So, I took some extra ceramic eggs and made some BIG (mini) eggs.
I thought they turned out cute.
(I like my yellow better)
Now, I need to keep myself from eating the rest of the bag :)