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Every Friday I put the spotlight on a different theme and link to the best free craft tutorials that I find on the internet that relate to the chosen subject that week. If you are looking for something specific, use the Search box on the top left to find what you are looking for.
As we gear up for Easter, here are some great tutorials that put on spin on the traditional Easter egg.
On Family Circle, learn how to cover eggs in fabric for this fabulous patchwork effect.
Cathie and Steve show you how to use Mod Podge to cover an Easter Egg with beads - ooh sparkly!
Make yarn wrapped Easter eggs with a tutorial from Margot Potter on I Love to Create.
Make egg votive candles with a tutorial on Martha Stewart.
Or make egg shell vases with Martha Stewart.
This idea from One Charming Party takes the sequin Easter egg idea one step further by using the eggs as cake toppers!
Make button and lace Easter eggs with a tutorial over on Flamingo Toes. Click the link to see how.
On the Plaid Online site learn how to make these crackle effect Easter eggs with a tutorial from Cathie and Steve.
Malia from Yesterday on a Tuesday shared a tutorial on how to make these labelled Easter eggs.
Say goodbye to just plain dye and try one of these ideas (or two or three) on for size!