Eggcellent Kitchen Decorations

Learn how to make these clever kitchen decorations out of eggshells.

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Marching Eggs Wall Hanging

Materials and Tools:

5 heather hen eggs #38010
Papiers cocoa paper wire #11888
Rice Krispy Shell "burnt" #92212
11" x 14" bamboo/boiserie frame #83663
11" x 14" piece of chicken wire #21110 architectural fiber paper
hot glue gun and glue
craft scissors
large needle
pencil
yellow acrylic paint

Steps:

1. Cut ten 3" pieces of the cocoa paper wire.

2. To make legs and feet, cut 1" off each piece and fold the 1" pieces in half.

3. Hot glue the folded pieces to the remaining 2" "leg" pieces, gluing the fold to the end of a "leg" piece (making chicken "feet").

4. Poke holes on either side of bottom of egg with pencil, and hot glue in chicken legs.

5. To make the "beak," poke a hole in the pointed end of the egg with a pencil and hot glue the more rounded end of the Rice Krispy shell into the hole. Paint the "beak" yellow on one chick.

6. Glue chicken wire paper to the boiserie backboard and put into frame.

7. Hot glue the eggs marching across the frame.

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