Easy & Adorable DIY Nest Necklaces from Plastic Easter Eggs

How to make a nest necklace from a plastic Easter egg.

I realize Easter was a month a go, but I still keep finding plastic eggs under beds and floating around in the bushes.  They never seem to go away.  If you are into up-cycled crafts like me that is not such a bad thing.  Over on DIY Network I talked about 10 Ways to Repurpose Plastic Easter Eggs, today I am going to elaborate on one of my favorites.  Making a nest necklace from a mini egg.

Supplies for making a nest necklace from a plastic Easter egg.

SUPPLIES

  • Small plastic Easter egg (the rounder half)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Floral picks with small eggs and flowers
  • Natural colored twine
  • Long chain necklace
  • 2 jump rings
  • pliers
Making a plastic Easter egg into a necklace.

Using twine and hot glue wrap the round half of a plastic Easter egg.

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After you have wrapped the entire egg glue two small loops of twine inside the egg.  This is where you will attach your jump rings and chain.

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Using hot glue fill your nest with small eggs and flowers.

How to make a nest necklace from a plastic Easter egg.

Attach chain to loops on sides of basket.  Your nest necklace is ready for action.  Perfect for spring and might I suggest making these with your littles using a low-temp glue gun or quick dry craft glue.  I’ve made planters, pineapples, nightlights, gnomes and now nests.  What can’t you create when you up-cycle plastic Easter eggs I ask you?

 

 

 

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