Introduction: Watercolor Easter Egg Garland

Easter is just around the corner and with it comes Spring! I can’t tell you how ready I am for this rain to go away and the sun to start shining! I am ready for Capri pants, tank tops, light sweaters and flip-flops! So, lets get ready for spring with this easy watercolor Easter egg garland and bring a little sunshine to your home with its fun pastel colors and patterns!


It doesn’t take much to complete this project and it’s perfect for all ages and skill levels. You don’t have to be an expert at watercolor to make this watercolor Easter egg garland! It’s a fun family project for a rainy Saturday before Easter. Think about having each family member make two or three eggs, string them all together and you have your garland! You could also include other shapes such as tulips or Easter bunnies. Most of all just have fun creating your garland with these easy steps!

Supplies:

  • Watercolor Paper
  • Watercolor brushes (assorted sizes)
  • Watercolors
  • Scissors
  • Hole-punch
  • Ribbon/Twine/String
  • Tape/Pins
  • Pencil
  • Egg Template or Egg shaped Cookie Cutter

Step 1: Download and Print Egg Template Included in This Post. (on Cardstock If You Have It)

Step 2: Cut Out the Egg Template of Your Choice.

Step 3: Trace the Egg Shape Onto Your Watercolor Paper, Fitting As Many Per Sheet As You Can.

Step 4: Paint Your Eggs With Watercolors As Desired and Let Them Dry Thoroughly.

Step 5: Cut Out Your Watercolor Eggs.

Step 6: Punch Two Holes in the Top of Each Egg As Seen Here.

Step 7: Attach Ribbon Through Holes As Shown.

Step 8: Hang Your Completed Garland!

Another idea for your egg shapes is to make Easter cards for family and friends by gluing them to the front of a blank card. If you don't have time to make your own garland but would like some to decorate your home, visit my Etsy store to purchase yours today!

Visit Beth Erickson Designs for more!

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Swansong made it! (author)2017-03-15

That would be a fun kids' craft :)

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