Take just one look at these incredibly pretty flowers and there’s no way you’d believe they were actually made from waste egg cartons. That’s exactly what we thought when we first came across them – until we tried them out for ourselves and came up with some pretty incredible results.
Environmentally friendly, exceptionally easy and with the kinds of results you’ll be astonished by, these really are our very favorites types of craft projects. Armed with just a couple of egg cartons and a few basic supplies, you’ll be able to create a whole bunch of these fabulous flowers to brighten up any room of the home. Arrange them in a vase, use the flower-heads alone to frame a mirror or add them to any corner of any room in need of a little spring-freshness – versatility comes as standard with these little gems.
Creative Family Crafts
Of course, with a bit of adult supervision these are also the quintessential home craft projects for the whole family. In terms of what you’ll need to whip up your own egg carton flowers, chances are you’ll have most of the essentials already lying around at home.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- Cardboard egg cartons
- Glue gun or appropriate craft glue
- Sharp scissors
- Small mirror tile if creating a frame
- Hanging accessories
Simply take a look at the pictures above for all the help you’ll need in creating these amazing flowers – the mirror framing idea can be found below. Once you’ve picked up the basics, you’ll soon find yourself able to inject a little added imagination into the mix to create truly impressive and wholly unique final results.
Mix up the colors, add a few sparkling gems and try as many arrangements as you like – there’s no such thing as being too creative when it comes to family crafts!
We’d love to hear your thought and ideas – share your successes with our readers below.
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