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Easter egg topiary

I was inspired by THIS Hobby Lobby project to make an Easter egg topiary. However, I used different materials and made it my own. Here's my mini tutorial:

I started with a 2 7/8 x 7 7/8 inch cone from the Dollar Tree. I got mine during the Christmas season and never got around to the intended project. I also got some foam glitter egg ornaments and moss from the Dollar Tree.

I removed the ribbon hangers and cut the eggs in half.  Leave one whole for the top. It only took one package doing it this way.

I glued the halves onto the cone with the glue gun. Then I filled in with the moss. Some people cover the cone with moss first. I don't this it matters. Glue a whole egg to the top. After I did that, I glued on some butterfly/flower picks that I got from Tuesday Morning. Just randomly space them to your liking. I also added some tiny flowers from Michael's. That's it. I didn't put mine in a pot or base. It sits flat and can be displayed on any pedastal I choose.

Here's another shot:

Thanks for stopping by. I'll be linking up to:

Get Your Craft On

and others.

And I'm entering this at CSI's April 11 Easter challenge.



  1. Every time I hear people mention the dollar store or the dollar tree, I feel a little pang of anguish that we don't have something like that here. I bought plastic eggs to make decor for Easter but have no idea what to do with them because I don't know where to get other materials in my area. Anyway, yours is really cute and unique! I don't think I've seen something like that done with Easter eggs yet :)

  2. I love that you got a little wild with it! Very "Gold Bug Studios/ Ashley Carter"!

  3. Cute project! Isnt it fun to to craft. Thanks for stopping by my blog and I'm so glad you like my DIY egg wreath.

  4. Can you say C-U-T-E! I saw you at A Crafty Soiree by Katie's Nesting Spot.

    Today is my blog's first linky party. I would love for you to add this:

  5. What a great idea to just use a half of an egg for your topiary! Turned out so cute with the little branches and butterflies! Thanks for linking this up!

  6. I love this egg topiary! Thanks for sharing :)

  7. Love this! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites last week. I'm featuring you! Come by and grab my featured button if you'd like one!

  8. SO CUTE!

    P.S. LOVE the music on your blog :)

  9. I love love LOVE this!!! Saw it on your post of your mantel for this year, thank you providing a tutorial, or else I would've racked my brain how to do it! Thought it was a mini Christmas tree lol If I don't find the supplies this year I am definitely doing it next! Wish we had those styrofoam cones at the dollar store around here, but alas we don`t :(


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