How to make Egg Carton flowers

Today we are going to learn how to make egg carton flowers.

Have you ever recycled egg cartons and made beautiful flower craft out of them ? Few days back, when I was cleaning my store room I found some old egg trays. I don’t remember why I kept them but after finding them all I could think of was  – “What to make out of a egg trays?”

I decided to give those egg trays a new and different look. I looked at them for some time and an idea of making beautiful flowers came in my mind.

So I gave it a try and result was quite satisfactory, thus sharing with you all. So from now, get ready to recycle egg cartons lying in your home.

Now let’s get back to the easy DIY egg carton flowers tutorial. So here are step by step instructions (with pictures) on how you can make flowers with egg crates or tray.

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Materials needed to make Egg Carton Flowers

  • Egg Tray also called egg crate or egg carton
  • Pastel or fevicryl acrylic colors (at least 5 or 6)
  • Scissors
  • Colour Brush

Step 1 – Take the egg carton.

Take one egg carton and take the cone shapes out .

Egg-Tray-Flowers or Flowers using egg carton

Step 2 – Be ready to make the flowers.

Take all the cones to make individual flowers.

Note – As I need to make 5 or 6 flowers only, thus I used small size egg tray. If you want to make more flowers you can take big egg tray or simply use 2 or 3 egg trays to make the flowers.

Egg-Tray-Flowers or Flowers using egg carton, Best out of waste

Step 3 – Gently Stretch the cones from middle.

Smoothly stretch each cone and cut it to form a flower with 4 petals  (shown below). Repeat with all cones created above

Egg-Tray-Flowers or Flowers using egg carton, Best out of waste

Step 4 – Colour the flowers.

Grab your paint brush and colours and gently colour flowers from inside and outside.

Egg-Tray-Flowers or Flowers using egg carton, Best out of waste

Step 5 – Make the center of the flowers and your pretty flowers are ready.

Paint the center of the flowers with white color. If you want you can paste one bead to make the center of the flowers.

Egg-Tray-Flowers or Flowers using egg carton, Best out of waste

Your beautiful egg carton flowers are ready.

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Egg-Tray-Flowers or Flowers using egg carton, Best out of waste

Shop related materials for making egg carton flowers.

Many people ask me where do I buy material for doing crafts, I usually get them from local market or Amazon.

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You may also want to try making a very easy and beautiful flower ball from punched flowers.

Punch Flower Ball

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Lavanya stays in Hyderabad. Apart from her keen interest in crafts, embroidery and knitting she has also written 500 telugu poems. She was selected as the best balwadi teacher in slum improvement project overseas developing authority in Vijaywada. Now she helps other craft lovers by sharing her experiences on crafting. Her Blog -
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