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Sunday, March 16, 2014


Hi, hope you all are having a great start to the week!
Last week I showed you the decoupaged Easter eggs that I'd made.  Guess you could say that I've been on an egg kick lately, as I also made a bunch of tiny faux eggs and nests!
I had so much fun creating these, and can't wait to make more!
 The eggs are made of Sculpy clay, and have been oven baked, which makes them hard and very durable.  I added tiny brown speckles, to make them look even more realistic!
I just love the bright turquoise color of these eggs.
 I fashioned the nests from Spanish moss, bits of real leaves, twigs, and green moss.
I think the end result is quite realistic looking!
 Aren't these little pale pink eggs pretty?  Ok, I don't know of any real bird's eggs that would be this pink, but I thought it would be fun to make some of my own:)

 I also made some pretty light blue eggs, so sweet, I think!
I've added all of these nests and eggs to my Etsy shop, if you care to take a peak!

 I'm going to create some for myself to keep, as I just love to decorate with them.
Nothing says "spring" more to me than sweet little nests and eggs!
Enjoy your week!  Now I'm off to see what you all have been up to!


Trisha said...

Those nests and eggs are so sweet...I think pink eggs are totally realistic and adorable!


Bente said...

Hi dear Donna. The nests and the eggs are just gorgeous. Love them.

Guess what, Here it`s snowing like crazy. The first snow since nov/des.Oh my, I don`t want it NOW, it`s too late.

Hugs from winter wonder land.

Debbie said...

Your eggs, and nest are darling, Donna! I love how you've used the little iron bird bath to set up your vignette, with the birds sitting underneath....sweet!

Okio B Designs said...

Very sweet! I adore the pink ones!!!!!


Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

So cute...love the Spanish moss, too!

Tete said...

Those are so awesome! Glad you are still puttering around with fun stuff. Have you got caught up on all the washing and cleaning out the camper yet?

Blondie's Journal said...

The eggs are darling and look like they are fun to make! I just brought a few nests out, too! :)


Musings from Kim K. said...

Your eggs are just wonderful. I'm eager to dig out the spring decor. Your nests are the perfect touch for a hint of spring.

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Donna, Just love your moss nest with your darling eggs. The blue and pink is so pretty next to the Spanish moss and they do look realistic. So perfect in the birdbath. Like how you added the leaves and a little green too. I have one similar on my fireplace and love it. These are going to fly out of your shoppe.
Happy St. Patrick's Day.

Susie said...

Hi Donna, I missed this post yesterday. I love that little birdbath ...the nest and eggs just set it off . Blessings, xoxo,Susie