R & R Workshop: DIY Chalkboard Paint Easter Eggs

DIY Chalkboard Paint Easter Eggs

Chalkboard paint is being used on everything these days! I love the idea of painting eggs for Easter, but I want to be able to use them year after year! I've seen a lot of ideas to paint hard-boiled eggs but I thought..why not the plastic ones too? :) 

You will need: 
-Plastic Easter Eggs (You can find a bag at the dollar store or walmart.)
-Chalkboard Paint and primer. Krylon is what I used and
the $8 can goes a long way!
- Paint Brush
- Newspaper
-Gloves (optional-your hands will get dirty)

1: Lay out your newspaper. Or if your like me, extra wrapping paper works too :)

2: Pick out your eggs to paint and lay on paper. Prime your eggs. This is important so the chalkboard paint wont come off when you draw on them. 

3:  Paint your eggs and let dry between each coat. This is important so the paint wont come off when you are decorating them so be sure to do this step!  Dry overnight or for at least 6 hours. I let mine dry over night just to make sure they were dried completely.

4: Color away!

I like that the eggs add some variety to our Easter decor and kids can color them whenever they choose :)
Have fun!


Shatzi @ Love and Laundry said...

What a fun idea!! I pinned it for you. =)

Ashley at flats to flip flops said...

Pinned this! What a great idea! We missed you last night!

Emily {Bits of Everything} said...

Pinned! What a cute project fr my kids!

Julia Forshee said...

No, WAY!! This is such a great idea. One can quickly tire of all of the plastic Easter Eggs :) We are starting a link up party on Thursdays (today:), and we would love for you to join us with this post and/or any others you would like to include. We are at allthingswithpurpose.com. Hope to see you there!!

Sarah Wells said...

Such a cute idea!! Thanks for sharing. Found your blog through the Sweet Saturday link party. New follower from Sarah Lynn's Sweets!

Mariel said...

So cute! I would love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday through Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

Carol TheAnswerIsChocolate said...

Just wanted to let you know this will be part of the features when this week's link party opens tonight!

Amber Koogler said...

Such a great idea! Thank you for sharing with us all over at Give Me The Goods Monday!

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