Outside the Basket – Plastic Egg Ideas

Who knew there were so many ways to use plastic eggs?!?

There’s something so happy about a colorful plastic egg. You see them and you’re automatically 8 years old again! In addition to time travel, they have TONS of other great uses for decor. We’re sure you’ll find a new favorite!

Easter Decor

 This egg garland is so fun and festive! The double strand and ribbons really give it some extra pizzazz.

Plastic easter egg garland

Grab a glue gun and get hoppin! We love that this wreath just uses one color of egg that are spray painted. Mix it up with any combo of colors, though.

plastic easter egg wreath

Making these might take a little more time, but the end result is so worth it! These beaded Easter Egg Candle Holders are so festive!

Easter Egg Candle Holder

Embellished Eggs

Grab your button stash and have these cuties in no time!

Styrofoam Button Easter Eggs

Maybe bedazzling is more your thing. These eggs sparkle!

Jeweled Easter Eggs made with plastic eggs

Chic Decor

It’s hard to go wrong by adding a topiary to your decor. This one with the robin eggs makes such a statement. Click here to see another way to get the authentic look of a robin’s egg using chalk paint.

Easter Egg topiary

A little twine and lace transforms these eggs into a nice shabby chic decoration that could be left out all spring.

Twine wrapped Easter eggs

This is a great project to do after spring is over. Transform your eggs into acorns!

diy fall acorns made from plastic easter eggs

Decoupaged Eggs

Mod Podge and decorative paper turn simple eggs into beautiful creations. Like these.

Mod Podged Easter Eggs

And these.

Mod Podged Easter Eggs

Not to mention, these.

Embellished Easter Eggs tutorial

Repurposed Eggs

Grab some washi tape, some plastic spoons and rice and turn your eggs into maracas!

Plastic Egg Maracas

With some googly eyes, battery powered tea lights and a little imagination, your eggs become these adorable fireflies!

Plastic egg fireflies - just add a battery operated light or glow stick!

These are a neat option for the ever so popular air plants and succulents.

Desktop Decor DIY: How To Make a Mini Bullet Planter

You can’t beat a good educational game for the little ones. Find this idea and more here.

preschool science lesson sink or float with plastic eggs

And we’re pretty sure this one wins the prize for creativity and overall cuteness! These tea cups are made from plastic eggs! How fun would it be to make a set?!

Plastic egg teacups and saucers craft

Is there a project YOU love to do with plastic eggs? We’d love to hear about it. Comment below. Pin this post for later!

 Fun craft projects to make with plastic easter eggs!

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