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Filigree Easter egg with a delicate lace pattern
Illuminated Easter eggs give your home an elegant look

Stylish decor fosters a festive mood in every home over the Easter holiday period. An Easter egg that calls to mind fragile and delicate French macramé lace patterns creates an especially stylish note. There are no limits to your imagination in designing the patterns and you can be sure that your guests will admire them – and you.

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  • How to make a decorative egg. Filigree Easter Egg - Step 1
    Step 1

    Before you start, run masking tape round the ostrich egg from top to bottom. It will serve as a market and help you to make your pattern symmetrical.

  • How to make a decorative egg. Filigree Easter Egg - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mark out the pattern you want on the egg with a pencil. Your best bet is to sketch it out beforehand on a sheet of paper or to use our pattern as a guideline.

  • How to make a decorative egg. Filigree Easter Egg - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now take your Dremel 3000 and start using the Dremel 150 precision drill bit to drill through the lace pattern marks you made on the surface of the egg. Take your time so that the eggshell does not crack or break.

  • How to make a decorative egg. Filigree Easter Egg - Step 4
    Step 4

    To provide a contrast to the filigree detail, replace the precision drill bit with the 192 high speed cutter and cut out the larger holes. The bits of eggshell are easily removed with a brush.

  • How to make a decorative egg. Filigree Easter Egg - Step 5
    Step 5

    Drill an aperture in the base of the eggshell and use the Dremel Glue Gun 930 to fix an LED lamp inside it so that the egg emits a warm glow of light. If you like, you can run a silk ribbon round the Easter egg to give it a little extra charm.

    Dremel creative tip
    As an alternative to the filigree lace pattern look you might consider decorating the egg in a snail pattern. For that you run the masking tape in a spiral around the egg. To achieve an evenly spaced result it is best to work from top to bottom, keeping a distance of 3 cm between the strips of masking tape.

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LUPE68
LUPE68 · McCloud, California, US
very beautiful
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goonie4life
goonie4life · Perth, Western Australia, AU
Absolutely love it!!!
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TK Rainy
TK Rainy · Kennewick, Washington, US · 19 projects
NICE pictures! It's this kind of quality that gets you featured, you know!
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