Sequin Easter Eggs: Easy diy sequin Easter eggs made from styrofoam Easter eggs. Make them with any pattern and in any colours, and use year after year.
Aren’t these sequin Easter eggs beautiful, and they’re super simple to make too. They look gorgeous in an Easter basket as part of your Easter decorations this year.
My daughter Maddie, who’s in grade two learned to make sequin Christmas ornaments at school this year, and really loved making them. In fact, we bought the materials and made a few at home too. One day in the dollar store, I noticed they had styrofoam Easter eggs, and thought she might like to use her skills to make us an Easter version with sequin eggs. You need styrofoam eggs for this project. Plastic Easter eggs won’t work for this project.
These beautiful eggs are really very simple to make. You can make them in any colors or different patterns. Sequins come in so many beautiful colors. We went with a combination of pink sequins, purple, white and gold. I love the iridescent sequins best of all. They’re perfect for making glitter Easter eggs. You can also choose the size of sequins you use. A small sequin is great for a really detailed pattern. These handmade pieces are a really fun Easter craft, and they’re very easy to make with just a few craft supplies. Working away on these, choosing your colors and patterns, is sure to get you into the Easter spirit.
You will need sequin pins for this project. They’re shorter than regular straight pins, so you will be able to push them into the Easter eggs without them poking through the other side. They have a flat head on them, which holds the sequin in place. I did have a little trouble finding the pins, when I originally did this project a few years ago, but now I see they’re available at the craft store. You can also order them online. They come in different colors, so you can choose nickel, or gold, or antique depending on your preferences.
- sequin pins
- assorted sequins
- styrofoam Easter eggs
To make your sequin Easter egg, put a pin through the hole in a sequin, and then into the styrofoam Easter egg, pusing it all the way in. It is best to start at one end of the egg, and work your way around in rows, with a very slight overlap of each sequin. Continue doing this until the whole egg is covered.
Once you have your materials you simply fasten the sequins to the styrofoam egg using the pin, and creating any pattern you like. It’s really simple to do, just a little time consuming.
Maddie and I tried a few different patterns on our sequin glitter eggs. Simple stripes turned out great.
Since they are Easter eggs we tried the classic zig-zag too.
My favourite though, were the random ones which we did in purples and one in different pinks.
A variation on just putting the pin through each sequin is to layer a seed bead on top. This will create a raised layered pattern. Just be sure that the holes in your beads are large enough for the sequin pins to fit through. Using beads gives you the option of even more colors, and patterns.
We displayed our Easter eggs in a pretty glass bowl, with some spring tulips. I love how they look. They almost look like vintage treasures. These would also be so gorgeous for Easter egg hunts. And for creative entrepreneurs these would be great creative goods items to sell at craft fairs or bazaars in the spring, or as made-to-order items online as Etsy sellers.
With pretty, sparkly and handmade Sequin Easter Eggs, life really is a party.
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