Chocolate Chandelier

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Make an Easter chandelier complete with chocolate bunnies!

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

Recycled cardboard

Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint (I used Remembrance)

Peeps

4 chocolate bunnies

Jelly beans

Plastic eggs (8 small, 4 medium, 6 large)

Ribbon

Easter grass

Glue gun

Paintbrushes

Craft knife

Hole punch

Step 3: Cut and Paint

Trace your pattern on cardboard

*You'll need two single pieces and one piece cut on the fold

Cut 8 quarter circles about 1 1/2" each

Paint everything with Americana Decor Chalky Finish

Hot glue the pieces together

Step 4: Make Nests!

Add hot glue to a cardboard disk and glue on plastic Easter grass to make a small nest

Add a large plastic egg to the center and surround it with jelly beans

*You need to make 4 of these nests

Take 4 small plastic eggs and glue Easter grass to the base of each

Make a large nest with hot glue and Easter grass with a large egg in the center

*This large nest will be for the center of the chandelier

Embellish the chandelier with a matching color of paint if you want

Add the nests with the large eggs to the arms of the chandelier

Step 5: Finish Up!

Glue the small eggs with Easter grass to the curve on the chandelier

*Refer to the beauty shot for placement

Glue 8" long pieces of ribbon to 4 small, 4 medium and 1 large egg

Punch holes in the bottom of the chandelier

Hang the eggs from the holes

Glue peeps on the chandelier with a hot glue gun

Add the large nest to the center of the chandelier with more hot glue

Hang from ribbon

Open the large eggs on the nests and fill with chocolate bunnies

Step 6: Chandelier Pattern

I made my about 18" tall

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    Hey Danger! How are you? Are you enjoying spring yet?

    I am enjoying my spring! We had a little rain this morning and I saw a rainbow on my way to work this morning :D