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Twig Easter Egg Wall Hanging

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Bright up your door with a Twig Easter Egg arrangement. This floral would be pretty on a door, a mantel or most anywhere in the house. The oval twig is only 16″ so it’s a good fit in any place around the house.

Since traffic into the Trendy Tree store is at a standstill because of the Coronavirus, it’s a good time to catch up with Rachel and watch her create some pretty things for spring and summer.

Supplies

276966 Twig Oval

61947ORDOT 21″ Fabric Carrot

61420PASTEL Bag of Easter Eggs

24189 Pink Peony Spray

24188 Cream Light Pink Peony Spray

RGA1765M6 Watercolor Stripe

RG0196520 Orange Iridescent

RGA126533 Lime White Diagonal Check

Other items: Styrofoam, wood picks, floral wire, hot glue, Spanish moss.

Tools and/or Items from Amazon

7″ Electric Skillet (Amazon)

Gorilla Glue Sticks (Amazon)

Flower Bush Cutter

Steelpix Machine

2 1/8″ Steel Floral Picks 

Spanish Moss

Styrofoam Blocks

Twig Easter Egg

The twig Easter egg base measures 16″ in ht. Rachel secured a small square of Styrofoam to the twig easter egg base using a piece of a wooden floral pick and floral wire. Rachel wrapped the wire around the wooden pick and inserted the twisted wire through the Styrofoam.

styrofoam, floral pick, fabric carrot

 

The wooden pick kept the wire from pulling through. She then attached it to the twig oval. Secure the block of foam to the basket with the wire.

secure styrofoam, twig easter egg

Carrot

Secure the 21″ fabric carrot with a bit of floral wire inserted through the back of the carrot and attach to the twig Easter egg. 

Easter Eggs

The Easter eggs are made of foam. Cut a wooden pick to the desired length and insert it into the egg. You can use hot glue on the wooden pick if you wish or if the egg doesn’t feel secure. Insert two or three eggs into the Styrofoam. Vary the heights of the eggs and the angles. 

fabric carrot, easter eggs

Peonies

Rachel chose two peony sprays for the Twig Easter Egg. One pink and one light pink. She cut the stems with the bush cutter. You can use a  heavy-duty cutter also. The Steelpix machine can be used anytime you need extra length on a stem, or if the stem is to limp to be placed in the Styrofoam securely. Place the peonies at different heights.

pink peonies

Bow

Make about a 10-12 bow using the three different ribbons for the Twig Easter Egg. Rachel made a freehanded bow starting with the watercolor stripe first, then the orange iridescent and finally the diagonal plaid ribbon. 

handtied bow, freehanded bow

Rachel secured the bow with floral wire and wrapped the ends of the wire around a floral pick to insert the bow into the Styrofoam.

easter ribbon, spring bow

Finishing Touches

Rachel recommended placing the Twig Easter Egg in its position in your home before trimming the ribbon tails. The ends of the ribbon can be finished off with a simple diagonal cut or dove-tail. You can also roll up the ends of the ribbon. 

Check the back of the twig and look at it from all sides. Cover up the Styrofoam with Spanish moss or green moss, whatever is available. 

cover mechanics, spanish moss, back of twig easter egg

Rachel made a “U” pin from floral wire. She cut the wire about two inches in length and just shaped in a “U” She secured the moss to the foam with the “U” pins. You can also use hot glue to secure moss.

peonies, easter eggs

Closeup of Peonies, Beautiful Pinks!

 

easter eggs, peonies

Closeup of Eggs. They come as a bag of 12 assorted eggs and are speckled.

Other Options Using the Twig Easter Form

tulips, hydrangeas, bicycle ribbon

Tulips, Hydrangeas, eggs, and ribbon Love that bicycle ribbon!

 

Tulips, Hydrangea, Forsythia, and a beautiful bow.

Here is another Easter post that you might be interested in: Easter Lantern with Jelly Ribbon Bow

 

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