What can I make with Styrofoam egg?
DIY Easter craft ideas using the decoupage technique Styrofoam eggs are light and can be used as hanging ornaments. You need: decorative napkins, decoupage glue (you can also use diluted PVA glue or egg white), a paint brush and a thin ribbon. One simple and expressive way of decoration imitates the Patchwork pattern.
How do you decoupage Styrofoam eggs?
Pour some decoupage medium in a shallow bowl, dipping one piece of paper at a time into the liquid. Apply the wet paper to an egg, smoothing it in place. Repeat process until the entire egg is covered. Let dry on the wax paper before handling.
How do you cover Styrofoam eggs with fabric?
Cut the end of each strip of fabric into a point. Brush mod podge or glue around the middle of the egg, and then wrap fabric around it. Add glue to the bottom of the egg, and begin to push down each strip of fabric on that side. Add more glue as needed.
Can you dye Styrofoam balls?
If you don’t want plain, Titanium-white Styrofoam balls, you can dye them quickly and easily. You can use a bit of food grade coloring and white glue to dye Styrofoam balls for a very bright look. You can also go the traditional route and use Styrofoam -safe craft paints.
How do you hang polystyrene eggs?
Make a hole in the top of the polystyrene egg and fill it with glue. Then cut a piece of coloured thread to use as a hanging loop. Push the ends of the thread into the hole, then add more glue so that the thread is completely secured. Leave to dry.
What is the best way to color Styrofoam?
The best paint to use on styrofoam is acrylic paint as it adheres to the styrofoam well. Since styrofoam is so porous, you’ll likely need to use several coats of paint to cover it. Use a foam brush to apply the paint and wait for the coat to dry before adding additional ones.
Can you waterproof styrofoam?
For that reason, although polystyrene is a waterproof plastic, styrofoam isn’t entirely waterproof or moisture resistant. This is done by waterproofing the styrofoam using spray-on coating or plastic sheeting, but more on that later.
Can I decoupage on Styrofoam?
Styrofoam balls work well for decoupage projects due to their uniform shape and convenient size. Decoupaged Styrofoam balls can be used as holiday ornaments, window ornaments, mobiles and even classroom models. They can even be given as gifts or party favors.