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Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

These Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs are perfect for making for Easter. They only require a few materials and each egg can be made within minutes.

Plastic eggs are wrapped tightly with twine and then painted with metallic paint for a modern Easter decor item you can reuse every year. 

Use the Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs to fill up an Easter basket, a bowl, or a vase anywhere in your home to create a stunning Easter decoration.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

You can place the eggs in the center of your table as a beautiful centerpiece or decorate your fire mantel with them. 

These budget-friendly DIY Easter eggs only require a few materials and are extremely easy to make.

You can paint them in any color and design you want. You could paint a pattern on them or keep them simple by painting a few stripes. 

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs make a great DIY Easter gift to give to friends and family.

The rustic look of these beautiful eggs will compliment anyone’s decor. 

In about 45 minutes, you’ll have a stunning Easter decor item to display anywhere in your home over Easter!

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs

HOW TO MAKE TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS

Twine is wrapped around plastic eggs and then painted with metallic paint to create a rustic Easter decor item the whole family will enjoy!

Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific material amounts and detailed instructions in the printable craft at the bottom of this post.

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TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS MATERIALS

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

These beautiful Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs use easy to find materials to create a festive Easter decor item your family will love.

All you need is:

  • Assorted Plastic Easter Eggs 
  • Twine 
  • Americana Decor Metallics in Pewter, Pearl and Rose Gold

TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS CRAFT INSTRUCTIONS

Begin by preheating the glue gun.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

Apply a dab of hot glue to the bottom of the plastic egg.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

Press the end of the twine into the glue and carefully hold it in place until the glue sets.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

Apply another dab of glue next to the first dab and wrap the twine around.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

Working small sections at a time, continue applying glue around the egg and wrapping the twine in the glue.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

Keep the twine snug as you work your way around the egg, covering the plastic egg underneath.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

When you get close to the top of the egg, cut the twine to the length needed and glue it in place at the top.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

To paint the stripe, dip the paintbrush into metallic paint in the color of your choosing and paint random stripes onto the twine-wrapped eggs.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs Craft

You can also paint a combination of stripe patterns on the eggs.

In about 45 minutes, you’ll have beautiful twine-wrapped Easter eggs that are sure to become a new favorite!

twine eggs in a basket

TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made crafts using twine, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE TWINE-WRAPPED EASTER EGGS?

This Twine-Wrapped Easter Egg craft takes approximately 43 minutes. TOTAL.

This includes:

  • About 3 minutes to heat up the glue gun
  • Close to 18 minutes to twine wrap 6 eggs
  • Around 12 minutes to paint stripes on 6 eggs
  • 10 minutes to allow the paint to dry 
Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs

CAN I REUSE TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS EACH YEAR?

Yes, you can reuse twine-wrapped eggs every year. It will be a great addition to your homemade Easter decor items. 

CAN I USE A DIFFERENT TYPE OF PAINT?

You can use any color or type of paint you want to paint these twine-wrapped eggs. If you don’t like metallic paint go for a different type of paint. 

CAN I GIVE THESE TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS AS A GIFT?

Yes, you can make these twine-wrapped Easter eggs and give them as a gift.

They would be a great budget-friendly Easter gift that anyone would love as decor pieces in their home.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs

WHERE CAN I FIND PLASTIC EASTER EGGS?

You can easily plastic Easter eggs at your local dollar store, craft store, grocery store during Easter, or online through places like Amazon.

A bag of 50 plastic eggs costs about $9. You can use the extra plastic eggs for Easter egg hunts.

WHAT GOES WELL WITH TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS?

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs go well with a wide variety of DIY Easter decor items. These crafts and recipes would be great to make over the Easter holidays.

Some of my personal favorites include:

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs

CAN I USE A DIFFERENT STRING INSTEAD OF TWINE?

Yes, you can use a different type of string instead of twine. The eggs will not look the same but they’ll still look great!

You could use yarn, ribbon, etc. to wrap these plastic eggs.

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THESE TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS?

These beautiful Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs not only look great but are also incredibly versatile.

Try adding a big bow around every egg. Use fabric that is in Easter colors like pastel shades of purple, blue, pink, or green.

Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs

TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS CRAFT

twine eggs in a basket

TWINE-WRAPPED PLASTIC EGGS

Amanda Reci
These Twine-Wrapped Plastic Eggs are perfect for making for Easter. They only require a few materials and each egg can be made within minutes. Plastic eggs are wrapped tightly with twine and then painted with metallic paint for a modern Easter decor item you can reuse every year.
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Supplies

  • Assorted Plastic Easter Eggs
  • twine
  • Americana Decor Metallics in Pewter, Pearl and Rose Gold

INSTRUCTIONS
 

  • Begin by preheating the glue gun.
  • Apply a dab of hot glue to the bottom of the plastic egg.
  • Press the end of the twine into the glue and carefully hold it in place until the glue sets.
  • Apply another dab of glue next to the first dab and wrap the twine around.
  • Working small sections at a time, continue applying glue around the egg and wrapping the twine in the glue.
  • Keep the twine snug as you work your way around the egg, covering the plastic egg underneath.
  • When you get close to the top of the egg, cut the twine to the length needed and glue it in place at the top.
  • To paint the stripe, dip the paintbrush into metallic paint in the color of your choosing and paint random stripes onto the twine-wrapped eggs.
  • You can also paint a combination of stripe patterns on the eggs.
Keyword Easter Craft, Easy Crafts, Twine Crafts
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WHAT’S NEXT

I hope you enjoy this DIY Easter decor item as much as my family does!

If you get a chance to try it, let us know! Leave us a comment below, or share it with a picture on Instagram or Facebook! Don’t forget to tag us @kelly_reci_ and use the hashtag #Kellysthoughtsonthings so we can see what amazing meals you are cooking up!

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