Mar 22, 2012

Easter Eggs!

Every year I have to make at least one type of easter egg.  This year, I sheet musiced some!


I recently acquired a paper shredder for $2.00 at an auction.  Okay, now most people would think to themselves... "Yeah, now I have a paper shredder I can shred all those important documents with personal information on them."  Me... guess what I thought? "Yeah!!!  Now I can shred up sheet music for crafts!"

I nestled them in a little berry box that I painted back in February in anticipation of Easter.

And I dusted them with diamond dust for a little sparkle.


They started out looking more like this... all white and strofoamy.  I confess I actually had them out on display like that for over a week before I got around to prettying them up. 



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16 comments:

  1. I too love sheet music! Just never shredded it. Great project.

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  2. I love your Easter eggs. I just bought some paper mache eggs and think I know just what to do with them! Thanks for sharing and leaving me a comment. Following you now, hope you follow me too! Have a great day! :)

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  3. I am visiting via Centsational Girl. I adore your project. So clever!

    Happy day, happy spring, happy happy everything!

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  4. I have a little stash of berry boxes to paint. Love the music sheet eggs and stealing that idea from you! ~ Maureen

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  5. They are sooo cute!
    Also I need a paper shredder (for an actual purpose ) but you gave me auch a great idea :D

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  6. Visiting from Centsational Girl. Love the spring decor :) Those eggs are so cute :)

    Have a blessed weekend.
    karianne

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  7. I love the sheet music! What a great idea!

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  8. Love your sweet eggs and their turquoise berry basket! Wonderful job on your furniture makeovers too! :)

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  9. I love you musical eggs!!! so fun and creative!

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  10. I love the eggs- what a great idea to use a paper shredder. I'll definitely have to get more creative with my shredder now. ;)

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  11. The eggs are so pretty. That is such a creative idea. I would love for you to link up at my Linky Party via: www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

    Mrs. Delightful
    www.ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  12. The eggs are so cute all dressed up.

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  13. Such a lovely easy peasy idea!

    Thanks for linking it up!

    :)

    Linda
    www.itallstartedwithpaint.com

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  14. So cute, I love all things sheet music/book page right now. Thanks so much for linking up. :)
    Karah

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  15. I use my paper shredder for Easter grass - now I have a new use for it!! What a fun idea!

    So glad you joined our Cinch party.

    New Linky follower.
    Kelly

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  16. It’s good that you chose to recycle paper and make beautiful crafts out of it. I imagine it would have taken you a long time to have a good amount of shredded paper if you did it manually. Also, recycling paper is a good way to help out in saving our natural resources.

    -Ruby Badcoe

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