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InnerChildCrochet
« on: April 19, 2011 07:10:20 PM »

I've got four kids, and this year I'm trying to make almost everything that goes into their Easter baskets.  Shocked

One of the things that I did is make them some wooden Easter eggs.



I bought unfinished wooden eggs at Michaels and sanded them smooth. Then I dyed them with food coloring:



(Tutorial here --> http://blog.innerchildcrochet.com/?p=2036)

And finished them with homemade beeswax polish (directions here --> http://blog.innerchildcrochet.com/?p=2067).

I don't really work with wood very much so I was really excited how beautiful they came out!!
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« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2011 08:42:05 PM »

These are really pretty. I love how the grain shows through the color.
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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2011 11:00:07 PM »

InnerChildCrochet aka Momfor4 - beautimous!!!  I hit THIS ROCKS.
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2011 11:32:11 PM »

Thank you! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2011 08:45:21 AM »

They are gorgeous!  What a beautiful gift!
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