Polka Dot Easter Egg


I saw these cute eggs and knew I wanted to make them…just a little different! So first I bought a med sized egg from Michaels. It was about $3. It was already blue, but I gave it a fresh coat with robin egg blue spray paint. Then I added polka dots with my finger. I’ve found that is the easiest way.
I decided it needed a few smaller dots so I grabbed a thumb tack and dotted away. :)
Next it needed ribbon. Then some rick rack on top of the ribbon… it just makes it cuter!
Then I decided I was going to stamp an egg to go inside my frame I spray painted white. But honestly the egg just wasn’t screaming cute to me…
So i looked around the house for what else I had, and I found these suckers I bought at Walmart. They were cute, and I knew I wouldn’t eat them… but I still had to buy them. haha NOW they serve for a great purpose.
Isn’t the chick so much cuter!?!
When I added the sucker it was a little off balance, so I had to re-evaluate. I could get into physics and try to glue something to the back…but I was lazy so I stuck her in a jar! Works for me!

Cute...now go make one!!!
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Jamielyn Nye

Creative director and founder of I Heart Naptime. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her three little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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  1. Jenglamgirl posted on March 15, 2010 at 8:23 am (#

    for freaking cute! LOVE THE GIANT egg, and how you emblished it. Love the entire display/vignette! Very cute. You can check out my Easter Decorated Hutch if you would like at larsenloves.blogspot.com Have a good one. JGG

  2. Red Couch Recipes posted on March 15, 2010 at 8:38 am (#

    I also love your giant egg and putting the sucker on it is too cute and too funny! Joni

  3. Prior posted on March 15, 2010 at 8:45 am (#

    LOVE your whole vignette! Too cute!!! Lezlee

  4. Jenny posted on March 15, 2010 at 9:36 am (#

    Jamie, i love this!!!!! this is to cute, if i had the time i would make one, but with moving, i will have to wait.

  5. CC posted on March 15, 2010 at 10:42 am (#

    Love the vignette. It's so sweet..and that egg is just gorgeous.

  6. Carey posted on March 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm (#

    This is just too cute. I bought a couple of these large eggs and have been wondering what to do with them. You have given me inspiration. I love your cloches. You should post them on the Cloche Spring Party over at A Stroll Thru Life blog.

  7. Amanda posted on March 15, 2010 at 12:29 pm (#

    Cute egg! And the vignette is so sweet and spring-timey!

  8. Jen Sue Wild posted on March 15, 2010 at 2:04 pm (#

    This totally rocks I must try..
    Thanks for the idea!!

  9. Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage posted on March 15, 2010 at 2:14 pm (#

    Cute!! And I love your easter display!!

  10. Stacey @ Fun to Craft posted on March 15, 2010 at 2:30 pm (#

    This is SO pretty. I love how the whole mantle turned out. That frame is gorgeous too. Thanks for sharing at Spring has Sprung at Fun to Craft.

  11. Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions posted on March 15, 2010 at 3:14 pm (#

    Very cute! Love the blue with the ribbon.

  12. Sweeter Hours posted on March 15, 2010 at 9:37 pm (#

    Very creative!

  13. Sandra posted on March 15, 2010 at 10:30 pm (#

    Super cute! Come see what I did with my blue egg!

  14. Angie Milne posted on March 15, 2010 at 10:35 pm (#

    oh heck girl, that is so so cute! of course you would think to use a random sucker in your frame! ingenious! k i have some exciting news, you were one of the winners of the photo shoot! (more exciting for me i'm sure!) lets get together this week sometime for some pictures! email/call me!

  15. The Persimmon Perch posted on March 16, 2010 at 6:33 am (#

    How fun. I love your whole display! Thanks for sharing with Made it Monday! Jules

  16. Sarah posted on March 16, 2010 at 6:34 pm (#

    I'm loving your ginormous egg! It's fabulous!!!
    God's blessings,
    Sarah D:

  17. jennifer posted on March 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm (#

    I love this! I wish I was a seasonal decorator… you are inspiring!

  18. FrouFrouBritches posted on March 16, 2010 at 8:57 pm (#

    So cute! You ladies who decorate for every holiday are so impressive to me. I don't have the space and I'm a major procrastinator so I always wait until it's too late anyway.

    Nice job! I love the frame!!!

  19. Bobbie posted on March 17, 2010 at 10:16 am (#

    that is such a cute idea! I would love for you to link up to check me out saturdays http://www.iamonly1woman.blogspot.com

  20. christyklein posted on March 17, 2010 at 3:58 pm (#

    Adorableness! Such a cute idea, but I must confess… I haven't even started thinking about spring decor accents. I just got the Christmas tree out of the kid's rooms a couple weeks ago! May I have my Domestic Goddess Award now? ;-)

  21. Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} posted on March 18, 2010 at 6:49 am (#

    So stinking cute! Very creative to use the sucker that way. I included this project on my blog today for fun Easter Crafts. I found you on Today's Creative Blog. Thanks for sharing!!

    – Michele

  22. Enchanted Rose Studio posted on March 18, 2010 at 9:43 am (#

    Such a darling easter egg! You did a wonderful job! Thanks for the tutorial!


  23. Jessa Irene (Holiday-Haven) posted on March 18, 2010 at 11:22 am (#

    Love your humor! My thoughts are similar when making crafts :) Thanks so much for adding it to my Easter Party! … And now I am off to go make one!

  24. fawnda posted on March 18, 2010 at 11:56 am (#

    Too cute! I love the little chick too! : )

  25. Tiff posted on March 18, 2010 at 1:40 pm (#

    Great idea! Love it!

  26. tales from an oc cottage posted on March 18, 2010 at 6:29 pm (#

    HOW FUN!!!

    m ^..^

  27. Stephenie from Decorating Addiction posted on March 18, 2010 at 7:31 pm (#

    Wow! That's really impressive! It looks like something you'd buy in the store! Great job.

  28. Tasha posted on March 19, 2010 at 8:57 am (#

    Kaysi we really do have a lot in commen. I have been married for 6 years (almost 7 now though) and my boys are exactly the same ages. How funny. Love it! It was fun getting to know you a little more through this too. Love your blog and love that you have now introduced me to this blog!!

  29. Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking posted on March 19, 2010 at 1:17 pm (#

    Great idea.. love the polka-dots.

  30. Kim posted on March 19, 2010 at 6:18 pm (#

    Goodness, beyond adorable! I love it.

  31. Lori posted on March 19, 2010 at 7:35 pm (#

    Adorable! I love it!

    Thanks for joining Get Your Craft On Thursday at Life As Lori… Please join me next week for another great party!

  32. Lori posted on March 20, 2010 at 5:23 am (#

    If you would like to stop by and grab my I was featured button please stop by I featured this at Life As Lori.

  33. bj posted on March 20, 2010 at 8:57 am (#

    Well, don'chaknow this olden lady LOVES seeing all these cute designs….love your giant egg and I just might make a few…my grands would love them!
    I just signed up to follow…so now ya gotta come see me sometime!! :-)

  34. alice posted on March 20, 2010 at 12:45 pm (#

    Cute as a bunny! Love the egg and whole thing!!
    smiles, alice

  35. Astrid posted on March 23, 2010 at 6:26 am (#

    Darling Easter egg! Love that frame is super cuuuute!

  36. Laura posted on March 23, 2010 at 2:55 pm (#

    I've seen those giant eggs but never knew what to do with them. This looks so great!

  37. Kelley posted on March 24, 2010 at 9:23 am (#

    Great idea… I love what you did with the sucker..very creative and super cute.

    have a great week!

  38. Andy Porter posted on March 25, 2010 at 6:57 am (#

    That is just too cute!! I love it when you link to Creative Cats!!


  39. Mauri posted on March 26, 2010 at 11:59 am (#

    um why did I not know about this blog?? I LOVE that egg! Your table looks so good!!

  40. Low Tide High Style posted on April 4, 2010 at 8:08 pm (#

    This is too cute!

    Kat :)

  41. ClassyGal posted on April 9, 2010 at 8:11 pm (#

    Love your Easter Egg!

  42. Michelle posted on April 21, 2011 at 12:59 pm (#

    I just made a comment last week, that no one could make those eggs look nice. They’ve tried all kinds of things in our local store and they were just darn ugly. I have to admit, I was mistaken. Yours came out very cute! I like it!

  43. Kirsten Giles posted on April 21, 2011 at 7:21 pm (#

    I LOVE IT! It is super cute!