Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Trashy Tuesday: Egg Cartons

No doubt many households will have a carton or two laying around this week with all the egg dyeing fun.  What to do, what to do.  Hmm....lets see if these ideas will spark your creative side!

(Cardboard cartons are the best to work with as they hold paint much better than the styrofoam type.)



Styrofoam cartons make great paint holders!

Here are some super cute ideas I found on the web:

Crafty Crow has a great post on fun egg carton crafts and the like:
This is my favorite!  I am doing this pronto!!

What about you? Do you have some awesome ideas? 

4 comments:

  1. I was just wondering what to do with all of my left over egg cartons... and now I must go because my children are starting a prison riot! Love the post!!

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  2. Great ideas! I am not able to view your last photo:( Now you really have me curious!

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  3. Thank you for posting this!! I'm always feeling like there's got to be SOMETHING I can do with an egg carton...such great material! These are my two favorites that I've come up with so far:

    Flowers:

    http://mylittlebrood.blogspot.com/2011/05/kansas.html

    Monster:

    http://mylittlebrood.blogspot.com/2011/03/dork-patrol.html

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  4. I love your egg carton train and the bug eyes! Last week we did egg carton stamping to create the life cycle of butterfly

    http://creativitymypassion.blogspot.com/2011/05/very-hungry-caterpillar-life-cycle-of.html

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I'd love to hear what your thoughts are...leave a comment! :)