Get a plastic egg at the store and follow this rustic idea

Love the charm of farmhouse style? This faux egg basket will add instant appeal to your kitchen table or breakfast nook. Even if your home is in the middle of the city, some plastic eggs and a bit of paint are all it takes to transport your table to the calming countryside.
Plastic eggs are fun to have around at Easter, but you might find yourself wondering what to do with them after the holiday is over. This easy project transforms them into delightful decor for your kitchen or dining area. Display them in a rustic wire basket to complete the country-chic look. Then sit back, sip your morning coffee, and let yourself be whisked away to the peace and quiet of rural life.
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Materials
- Plastic eggs, about 16
- Wire basket
- Folk Art Home Decor Chalk Paint in “White Adirondack”
- Paintbrush
- Apple Barrel Matte Acrylic Paint in “Lite Mocha”
- Craft Smart Acrylic Paint in brown
- Detail paintbrush
- Small fluffy paintbrush
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Instructions
1. Paint the outside of the plastic eggs with “White Adirondack” chalk paint. Allow them to dry.
2. Take half of the eggs from step 1, and paint a second coat on them with “Lite Mocha.” Allow them to dry.
3. Talk half the eggs from step 2 and paint brown speckles on them. Use a detail brush to add a few spots around the egg. With the tip of a fluffy brush, stipple paint around the egg. Allow the spots to dry.
4. When all the eggs are dry, place them in a wire basket. Display the basket on your table and enjoy!
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