Upcycled Crafts: Egg Carton Flowers

February 14, 2014 at 10:58 pm Leave a comment

Hello everyone and Happy Valentine’s Day! We’ve come up with yet another way to make flowers out of material that might otherwise go into the landfill – this time it’s egg cartons! Follow along and get some Valentine inspiration.

Supplies

Egg carton (you need the kind that has a pyramid shaped portion holding up the lid)

Crayons

Scissors

Glue

Step 1:

Cut out two or three of the pyramid shaped portions of the egg carton that holds up the lid.  Cut the edges so that they form the curved edges of a petal. Make each one a little smaller than the the first so that they can be nested together.

 EggCartonFlower1

Step 2:

If you’d like to color your flower, now is the time! We used crayons in the shade “mauvelous.”

Step 3:

Use glue to attach all three layers to one another, nesting the smaller ones into the larger ones. Here’s the finished product within an origami box frame.

EggCartonFlower3

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