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Easter craft: Fancy Feathered Friends

Fancy Feathered Friends

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

With a snip of your scissors and a bit of paint, ugly-duckling cartons blossom into graceful swan cups. Use colors that match your dyed eggs for a simple but beautiful display.


  • Egg carton (paper-based works best with paint)
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Tacky glue
  • Colored feathers
  • Small, black seed beads
  • Dyed eggs


  1. Fancy Feathered Friends - Step 1For each egg holder, cut a cup from the egg carton as shown.
  2. Paint the cup inside and out. Let it dry, then paint on the beak.
  3. Glue on the tail feathers and bead eyes and put a dyed egg in the cup.