Painted Tulip Eggs

Painted Tulip Eggs

Posted by DecoArt on Feb 24th 2016

Welcome Spring and the Easter season with these potted tulips colored with Patio Paint Outdoor™.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #0 liner brush
    • glue
    • Fun Foam sheet
    • sponge pouncer
    • dried Spanish moss
    • terra cotta rose pot
    • pencil sharpener
    • wooden dowel rod
    • chenille stem
    • Versa Tool
    • Styrofoam egg



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a pencil to mark a zig-zag pattern on small pink, yellow, and aqua eggs.
    2. Use a Versa-Tool fitted with a knife blade to cut the eggs in half along the zig-zag pattern. (Reserve the other egg halves for another project.)
    3. Use the tracing and transfer papers and a pencil to trace and transfer the leaf pattern onto green Fun Foam. Cut out the patterns with scissors.
    4. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Blue Bahama to paint the pot and Larkspur Blue to paint the rim.
    5. Use a sponge pouncer and Larkspur Blue to stamp dots on the pot base.
    6. Paint the wooden dowels Mistletoe Green.
    7. Cut each chenille stem into three pieces. Use a pencil or brush handle to curl one end of each.
    8. Assembly: Poke a hole in the base of each "tulip". Insert the dowel in the bottom. Insert three chenille stem pieces into the hole from the outside in. Secure all with glue.
    9. Position and press floral foam into the pot. Position and push the dowels into the foam.
    10. Position and adhere green foam leaves onto the dowel stems.
    11. Press the Spanish moss into the pot around the stems.


    Tulip And Leaf Pattern