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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Welcome My I Admire You Guest- Kathy

I have a treat for you today ! Today my guest is one of my new friends that has really impressed me with her crafting skills.Kathy from Kathy's Double K Krafts.
Kathy and I are design team members at Crafter's Companion-you will see how sweet  and talented she is.Won't you welcome my guest today.

Hi Everyone,

Today I want to thank Dawn for
the honor of being guest designer
on her blog.

Dawn is amazing, as you well know, and
has so many wonderful projects.
She has helped me in so many ways
in my journey as a blogger and crafter.

This is what I have created today, I
hope you enjoy the Easter eggs.

I started with white acrylic paint
and some paper mache eggs.

Painted them white, and let them dry.

Then pulled out some twinkling H20s,
rub ons and crafting foil.

You can use any kind of rub ons.
( The bugs are great for the boys)
I purchased these at the local craft
store. And the fairy decals are from
Crafter's Companion.

Then just have fun.
Rub the decal on first, then paint
over the top with the H20's.
If you don't have the H2o's just use
watercolor paints with a little pearl ex.
Or you can get "Iridescent Medium", and that makes everything water based sparkle.
(You can get that at Michael's)
After you get the eggs the way
you want them, just spray with a
glossy sealant. This way even if they
get wet they will be O.K.

For the craft foil, I just sprayed the
eggs with a good tacky glue and wrapped
the foil around it, and peeled it off.
Then sealed it.
So easy!

These eggs are for the older children,
or the adult baskets, please do not put
them in the little ones baskets.
They may think they can eat them,
and that would be a no no.

Here are a few more pictures of some
of the eggs I made, I hope you enjoy

You will have splits and cracks
when you use the rub ons.
They were not designed to be put on
a round surface. Just do the best you can.
They are not meant to be perfect.
Just have fun!!!

These were so fun to make!!
Maybe this would be something you might
want to do with the kiddos.
The paper mache eggs can be kept.
You can use water color paints, just
like the ones they use in school.
Put some old clothes on the children
and make a day of it.
Start a new tradition.

Thank you again Dawn.

Have a great Easter everyone.

Did I tell you she was amazing? If you could please leave some love for Kathy I would appreciate. You can always visit her at Kathy's Double K Krafts.

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  1. oh wow these are just amazing,gosh the detail is just fantastic,hugs Cherylxxxxx

  2. Those are amazing! I kept saying oooh as I scrolled down! Fabulous colors!

  3. Kathy, those little pieces of Egg Art are awesome!! What a cool idea! They turned out so pretty - lovely eggs you can give as a gift and put out each year at Easter - or even leave out all year. :o) Great directions too. Thanks Dawn for picking Kathy to share!

    Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

  4. What a fun idea! These look amazing!

  5. Kathy, these are gorgeous! I follow your blog, but am ashamed to admit that I've been a bit shy! I'll try to do better. Great project! Dawn, thanks for sharing another of your talented peeps with us! Hugs...

  6. Thank you everyone for the great comments.
    Thank you Dawn for sharing your blog with me, You are welcome on my blog any time. Big Hugs.

  7. Oh my goodness, those are just beautiful!... I especially love the flower~fairies and the violets... thank you so much Dawn for introducing us to your sweet friend, xoxo Julie Marie

  8. Your eggs turned out GORGEOUS! I have bought the same eggs, but mine still untouched.

    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs and smiles

  9. These are just amazing Kathy!! TFS

  10. Wow! They're all so gorgeous! I love them all! I love the fairy stickers the best! :)

  11. OMYGOSH!!! These turned out AMAZING Dawn!! I am IN LOVE!!! WOW!!

  12. Wow dawn these are just spectacular!!!! Love the tutorial!!!Wow dawn congrats on an excellent project!!!! You caould hang them on a easter tree!!!!! Wow!!!!

  13. omgoodness! are these ever gorgeous! i mean gorgeous! and to think i used to do JUST the old russian ones!

    hugs :)

  14. WHOA! How awesome are these eggs!!!!

    Way to go Kathy!

  15. WOWWW I think Kathy did a splendid job with these Dawn, it must be wonderful to have such a talented GD who has been inspired by such a lovely person and crafter as you, the designs on each of those eggs are fantastic.
    Lorraine x


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