|FAMILY|friday fun - egg carton daffodils | LarabeeUK

Friday, 28 March 2014

|FAMILY|friday fun - egg carton daffodils

We recently made some cute daffodils from old egg cartons.

If like me you thought that you could cut a corner and use a yellow egg carton, beware, I thought that we could use a 'happy egg company' egg box, but when I started to cut up the carton I realised that the yellow boxes weren't quite deep enough to make the 'trumpets' needed for daffodils.

Start by cutting down the egg carton, rounding each of the petals, I did this before sitting down with T to start the craft.

I also cut out a basic daffodil.

I stapled 3 straws to the petal, then Using pva glue, I attached the trumpet over the top of the staple.  All of this I prepared in advance, as I know that T wouldn't be happy to just watch me using scissors and a stapler!!

T loved using his paint brush and getting into the trumpet to cover with the yellow paint - I had the bright idea of adding gold glitter to the paint thinking it would shine through, but it didn't work!!

Once painted we sprinkled gold glitter into the trumpet.

Hope you have lots of fun with your little ones this weekend. Lx

1 comment :

  1. This just came up in my pinterest stream. It's for a daffodil template, although it's 6 petals! http://www.marthastewart.com/sites/files/marthastewart.com/ecl/images/content/web/pdfs/2011Q2/msl_0411_daffodil_candycups.pdf


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