Thursday, April 14, 2011
Easter Advent Tree
To make this tree you'll need...
Make Your Easter Advent Tree
What You'll Need
Sharp knife for cutting Styrofoam
Xacto knife/hole pucher
Glue gun & glue sticks (if you want to glue birds, a nest or butterflies into your tree)
Various Scrap booking papers
Styrofoam/Rocks to hold tree in place
access to a tree with small branches (I used branches for a lilac tree)
1-use pruning sheers to cut a branch(es) from a tree
2-use sharp knife to cut Styrofoam to fit pot (or use rocks to hold branch in place instead)
3-insert branch into Styrofoam or rocks
4-Cover styrofoam with pebbles or glass pebbles
5-sketch egg shape onto scrapbook paper and cut, use it as a stencil for your other eggs
6-use Xacto Knife and cut a tiny rectangle near the top of your egg to fit the ribbon through or use a hole punch
7-Cut ribbon, slide through hole in egg make a loop and tie a bow on top. Repeat with all of your eggs.
8-Hang eggs on your tree and if you like use a hot glue gun to attach birds, butterflies or a nest to your branches.