Thing 17 is not an egg. Because it’s a sphere. So there. I found a round blank cardboard ornament and painted and decoupaged it as though it were one of my eggs. It’s much harder to paint something that doesn’t have a flat surface to rest on, so I ended up with very painted fingers. Luckily that stuff washes off easily as long as you get to it quickly. I hung it from a hook to dry, did two coats, and then stuck some butterflies on. I wish I had more little butterflies, because it seems a little empty. I’ll hold off on varnishing this one just in case I find more.
Thing 18 is an oval wooden box I found at Goodwill. I thought it would make a good box to carry around my garden stuff in the spring and summer when I start planting and weeding. I painted it a ridiculous red to make it cheerful and easy to spot in the grass when I put it down. I’ll be adding a handle once I figure out the best way to do that.
I worked on another thing this weekend, but it’s going to stay a secret for a while. For quite a while, unfortunately – a couple of months. But I’ll write up the post and keep it in storage so I can share it with you once I’m allowed to.