How to make a flower garland with Easter eggs

Plastic Easter eggs are the perfect way to give a pop of color to springtime decor. Split them in half, and they can easily become the three-dimensional centers of the flowers in a garland. String it up to bring a smile to any room in your home or to accent an Easter party without spending a lot of time or money.
Whether or not you celebrate Easter, you can use those plastic eggs to decorate at this time of year. They represent birth and something new, which is what springtime is all about, regardless of your religious affiliation. If you do celebrate Easter, you'll have plenty of these leftover after the holiday, so instead of putting them away for another year, turn them into an all-season-long decoration.
- Construction paper in yellow, white and blue
- 5 plastic Easter eggs in varied colors
- Pencil
- Scissors
- Hot glue gun
- Hot glue sticks
- Hemp twine, around 60 inches
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1. Place a piece of construction paper down flat on your work surface.
2. Separate one of the plastic eggs in half.
3. Put the open side down in the center of the construction paper, then use your pencil to trace around the egg to draw a circle.
4. Draw five petals of a flower around this center circle.
5. Cut out the flower using your scissors.
6. Line the open edge of the plastic egg with hot glue, and press it down onto the center circle of the flower.
7. Repeat the steps above to create nine more flowers in different color combinations.
8. Lay the hemp twine flat on your work space.
9. Place hot glue straight across the back center of one of the flowers. Attach it to the hemp twine, starting at one end.
10. Repeat step nine for the remaining flowers, evenly spacing them across the twine.
11. Hang your flower garland and enjoy.