Recycled Egg Hunt Treasure Chest

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Make a fun crate to hold your egg hunt finds with this tutorial for a Recycled Egg Hunt Treasure Chest. Turning an old egg carton into an adorable storage container for your Easter goodies is a great activity for the whole family. This is one of those Easter crafts for kids you'll love to make year after year!


  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Jamaican Sea, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Soft Apple, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
  • Paper egg carton- ½ dozen
  • Burlap- 1 ½ x 10”
  • Gift tag
  • Jute ribbon
  • #6 Flat paintbrush
  • Liner brush
  • #4 Round brush
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue


  1. Paint burlap piece with Soft Apple. Let dry.  Using liner brush and Licorice write ‘ Happy Easter ‘. Let dry.
  2. Using #4 round brush, paint daisies with Wicker white, let dry. Dot centers of  flower with Seashell Pink and brush handle.  Let dry.
  3. Paint each flower with Hologram glitter. Let Dry.
  4. Glue burlap to top of egg carton as shown.
  5. Paint gift tag Jamaican Sea, let dry.  Paint bunny as shown, referring to photo for guide.
  6. Tie to carton as shown.

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