Colorful Tissue Paper Easter Egg

Get ready for Easter with this easy Tissue Paper Easter Egg. You can decorate it with a cross, a flower or a bunny or just leave it plain. It’s your egg, you get to do it your way.


The catalog is titled Art and Decoration in Dennison’s Crepe and Tissue Paper, 22nd Edition (1913, Reprinted 1914) by Dennison Mfg. Co. In 1914, at the time this catalog was printed, there were Dennison stores or offices throughout the United States and in Canada, London, Berlin, and Buenos Aires. Dennison Mfg. Co. sold crepe paper, decorated paper, and tissue paper among other things. Their tissue paper was available in 134 shades and colors. Source: Smithsonian Libraries  – The Varied and Artistic Uses of Decorative Tissue Paper

  • Egg Pattern
  • Small patterns (optional)
  • Tissue Paper in colors of your choice
  • Glitter or Markers (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Paper Plate
  • Glue
  • Newspaper
  1. Click on the template below  and cut out the pattern.
  2. Lay it on newspaper to protect your crafting surface.
  3. Cut tissue paper into approximately 2 inch squares. They don’t have to be perfect.
  4. Put a puddle of glue on the paper plate.
  5. Crumple the tissue paper into balls, dip in the glue and affix to the pattern.
  6. If you like, cut out one of the small patterns and decorate with glitter or markers and affix to the finished egg.
Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print in the correct size using Ctrl +p


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