Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

March 25, 2013

Somebody Stop Me.....

These are all the eggs I've done thus far....including some that I made a few years ago in Washington (3 in the front row and 2 in the center), plus the 3 silk tie eggs I did last summer in the back row.  The only one missing is the red one I gave to my step daughter.  So pretty. So much work.


But was I satisfied?  Oh no no no.  Why would I be?  Especially when I still had almost a dozen jumbo white eggs left, and I wanted to try decoupaging onto the undyed eggs.  This one is mod podged with blue and purple fibre paper.

I was gonna go a totally different way with this egg till I ran across the fancy 'E' in an ephemera book.  E being for Earle, not egg.  This was very hard to do and very hard get that pearl bead circle even.  Plus I had a major measure fail so that the designs on the front and back are closer to each other on one side than the other.  

This is the other side of it.  I would love to know what percentage of my life is spent waiting for glue to dry.

Meanwhile, I was also making this Ravenclaw-inspired wand for myself.  I left the chopstick wood plain because the wand in Pottermore.com is light coloured pine. I only painted the hot glue part.  

I used a small, blue frosted marble and 2 grey Picasso beads.   The gold metallic thread is supposed to represent the core of unicorn hair.
 Somebody stop me.....

7 comments:

  1. Hey, you have to carry on to make up for artistic wastelands like me ;0)

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  2. I'm afraid you're unstoppable.

    Can anyone explain to me what eggs and bunnies have to do with easter or each other?

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  3. Val, funny you mention that b/c Russell asked me last night so I looked it up. Apparently it's an old European story from like the 1600s, of a spring hare that hides eggs. Also, rabbits and eggs are both symbols of spring fertility.

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  4. wow, you have been going egg crazy! They look great though and I love the way you've used so many techniques

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  5. Ooohhh, that purple and turquoise egg is soooo pretty! All your work is just amazing. Loved your line about spending your life waiting for glue to dry ;-)


    Tina @ Life is Good
    Co-host, April 2013 A-Z Challenge Blog
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  6. Your eggs are gorgeous!!! Lovity love them!

    Kathy
    http://gigglingtruckerswife.blogspot.com

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  7. Love the blue one! Have a great week!

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