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Madras Easter Eggs - Project #88

Time: 1 Class Period
Difficulty: Easy
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Styrofoam Eggs
Madras Pattern Tissue Paper
Liquitex Gloss Varnish
Scratch Sticks
Paint Brush
Paper Clips
Yarn or String
Print Page

Create your own Madras inspired Easter eggs - with styrofoam eggs and tissue paper!


  • Step 1
    Select one or more pieces of tissue.
  • Step 2
    Tear the tissue into pieces.
  • Step 3
    Place one end of the egg on a wood scratch stick. The scratch stick will help you hold the egg while decoupaging during Step 4.
  • Step 4
    Hold the scratch stick. With a paint brush, apply Liquitex Gloss Medium & Varnish to the egg, adhere tissue pieces onto the varnish and repeat until entire egg is covered.
  • Step 5
    Unbend a paper clip and form it into the shape of a "U". Tie a piece of string or yarn around the looped end of the paper clip.
  • Step 6
    Once the tissue is dry, insert the paper clip into one end of the egg to complete.

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