Break an egg--create a masterpiece! No one will believe that these beautiful mosaics were done with eggshells. All the secrets to this great new art--created by author Gail Dziudza and written up in Family Circle magazine--are revealed here, with eye-opening illustrations to show how they can transform everything from switchplates to purses. Find out how to paint the eggs, crack the shells, adhere them to surfaces, and add a durable finish. The projects include pins and pendants, tabletops, frames, mirrors, and vases. And just in case you need a little "egg-stra" help, there are special tip boxes throughout.
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Acrylic paint All-purpose white glue Apply 2 coats Apply decoupage Attach pin backing bamboo skewer beads beige birdhouse book box bottom box top bristle china candlestick cardboard Clear glaze spray coats of clear coats of extra-thick color copper coral craft cream Cuticle scissors dark green decorative Decoupage eggshells Decoupage medium Decoupage painted eggshells Diagram edges with emery eggshell mosaic eggshell pieces eggshells hanging eggshells in random EGGSTRA HELP Emery board extra-thick glaze sealer flat sable flower glass glaze spray finish hanging over edges inside Instructions jewelry jump rings lavender let dry completely light green metallic gold off-white Paint 1 egg paint and bamboo Paint fish Pencil petals random application random fashion raw umber red eggshells ribbon Sand rough edges shells hanging smaller pieces surface tabletop terra-cotta pots thin liner brush thinned black paint tray trim turquoise watercolor paper white paint wire Wooden die cut