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Make a cute decoupage and clay egg carton to store your eggs in

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start off with one of your regular egg cartons. If you usually buy a dozen, go for a big box, or if you don't get through that many, pick a smaller one.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the lid off the top of the carton and place to one side.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 3
    Step 3

    Break off small chunks of clay and mould them into the bottom of the egg carton.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 4
    Step 4

    Continue this until you've covered the whole egg carton, keeping the thickness even across the whole tray.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 5
    Step 5

    Leave the clay to harden for a few days.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 6
    Step 6

    Peel the paper carton away to reveal the clay carton underneath. Use a toothbrush to scrub away any difficult areas where the carton is stuck.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pick out some decoupage paper to line the carton with.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 8
    Step 8

    Working in small sections, brush the inside of the carton with decoupage glue, tear off small squares of decoupage paper and stick them down, overlapping each other a little.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add second layer and a third if it needs it and then paint the top with a layer of decoupage glue.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 10
    Step 10

    Leave the glue to dry overnight.

  • How to make a kitchen project / dining project. Clay Egg Carton - Step 11
    Step 11

    Fill with eggs and you're all done.

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kristyangel
kristyangel · 1 project
Great workHappy
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Stephan
Stephan
Superb work
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