Some HOW-TO’s to make your home feel like a welcome place to relax and reflect on the day are to add simple, yet filling the space decorations. Floating shelves, wall art, creative lighting, matching curtains and rugs – any of these decorative elements would add to your room’s atmosphere.
And if you like crafting, you can easily bring in a fresh decor pieces every season. Look what we have crafted for one of the shelves in the bedroom. Easy to make and you will spend the minimum on the materials as well! Recycling the egg cartons within the craft is the best thing ever! Take a look!
Crafting Could Be Entertaining!
Egg Carton Wreath
Your Kids Can Easily Help Out To Make This Wreath
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Ready in Minutes
Ready To Be Used Right “Off the Press”
Feel Free to Use Decorative Ribbon or
Even Color Your Wreath Creation
If you like this creative craft that can easily be turned into a piece of ART, try your hand at it! Involve your children who would be more than happy to see a little miracle happening in front of their eyes.
You can add your own decor pieces like buttons, ribbons, colorful paints, sparkles, and anything that your soul craves to express yourself. What will be the final result is your ability to show it off in your home. Add some ambiance that is totally YOU, resonating and accentuating this simple, yet so empowering craft.
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- At least 3 egg cartons - I used the largest size egg cartons with deep, rounded egg cups
- Good quality glue - I used carpenter’s glue
- A pretty ribbon - optional
- A pair of scissors
- STEP 1: Gather your supplies.
- STEP 2: Using your scissors, cut off the unneeded parts of the egg cartons like the flap and the top. Throw these in the recycling bin or store them for future projects.
- STEP 3: Again with the aid of your scissors, break the egg carton apart into individual egg cups. For my small wreath, I needed 25 egg cups which meant I needed 2+ egg cartons.
- STEP 4: Using only your fingers, gently tear away the cut edges of each egg cup, removing as little as you can so each cup remains as large as possible. You want your egg cups to be left with those soft torn edges.
- STEP 5: Once your cups are torn, it’s time to stack and glue them. One cup at a time, put a generous amount of glue onto its inner surface. Stack the next cup, and add glue to its inner surface. Repeat until you have a stack of several cups. Begin to round the stack as you glue on more cups.
- STEP 6: Continue in this fashion, stacking, glueing and rounding, until you have enough egg carton cups to complete your wreath.
- STEP 7: It’s time now to bring the beginning and end of the rounded stack together. Add some glue to the last cup and join them. I took a little time adjusting the egg cups to get an even look all the way around. Furthermore, I spent a few minutes pushing on the entire outer surface of the wreath to tighten the whole together.
- STEP 8: Finally, find a cozy spot for it to rest as I did, or add a ribbon and decorate a wall as shown below.