Trace over around Easter shapes – eggs, bunnies, chicks onto paper.
Cut them out into small squares.
Cut similar sized squares or rectangles of contact paper.
Take the sharpie or pencil and turn it over with paper side up.
Trace over the shape. The same outline of the shape will now be on the contact paper.
Take the piece of contact paper with shape outline, turn it shiny plastic side up. Starting on one side of the outline, press a strip of washi tape across the shape, cutting or ripping it off when it overlaps the outline.
Take another strip of tape of a contrasting pattern. Line it up next to the first one.
Continue with another roll of tape in another pattern, press a strip onto the contact right next to the others. Continue until the whole shape is covered.
The shape outline will be covered with strips of tape with messy edges.
For some shpes which have details to highlight, use a solid or contrasting tape colour to cut out the shape or use a sharpie pen – like the pink tape cut out in the shape of the chick’s wing, or the silver sharpie pen for the chick’s eye.
Turn the contact paper over so the shape is clearly visible. Cut around the shape with scissors. You now have an Easter themed decal, or sticker, to decorate stationery.
Peel the shape off the paper backing and adhere to cardboard to make Easter cards, plastic trays, small white crockery items.
Ceramic dishes or melamine trays can be coated in a think layer of sealer, like “Mod Podge” to seal the decal in place. The trays and ceramics won’t last forever, but they could last a few washes, if handwashed carefully.