Jute Wrapped Eggs

I keep trying to tell myself that it’s too early to start sharing Easter projects, but then I realized that Easter is only 4 weeks away. AND it is after St. Patrick’s Day. I made these jute wrapped eggs for Easter, but in all honesty they would be nice to have in the house year round. Just place the jute covered eggs into a basket or bowl, and onto the coffee table for an eye catching centerpiece.

Jute Wrapped Eggs

My inspiration came from these jute eggs and letters. To pretty mine up for Easter I added bits of ribbon and ribbon roses. The inspiration eggs were made using a hot glue gun, but I found that clear craft glue worked just fine and didn’t burn my fingers – making this a fun project that the kids can help with.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Paper Mache Eggs (I picked mine up at the craft store.)
Jute Twine (Mine came from Dollar General.)
Clear Craft Glue
Scraps of ribbon, lace, and ribbon roses

Jute Wrapped Eggs


To begin, glue down the jute on the pointy end of an egg. Glue and wrap. Glue and wrap, working your way round the egg, being careful to fill any gaps. Finish off the other end of the egg, and you’re done. Use pieces of lace, ribbons, and ribbon roses to adorn the eggs. On one of mine, I made a jute bow and glued it on.

Jute Wrapped Eggs

That’s it. Easy peasy! What projects have you done with jute twine?

Now that you’re thinking about Easter, check out the cute Easter Rice Krispies Treats that Angela shared last week!

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  1. Tammy S says

    These are so cute! You are right it is a easy peasy project. My daughter would love making these. Thanks for another great craft project!

  2. M.Clark says

    This is a very cute project. I think I would tweak this project idea and wrap the paper mache eggs with ribbon instead of jute. Thank you for sharing this great craft idea.

  3. says

    Those are so cute! I’d even like them with jute only and not the additional flowers and ribbons. Very cute, easy and inexpensive!

  4. says

    Is jute twine also known as hemp twine? I have never heard of jute and it seems to really resemble hemp. I really like the natural look of this decor!

  5. says

    So simple and elegant! I just bought some foam eggs wondering how I could dress them up. I’m going to do this, and put them in a nest on a wreath! Thanks for the great idea through Mandy’s Recipe Box link party.

  6. Julie Wood says

    I have never done any projects with Jute Twine, and if I did I want to make these amazing Wrapped eggs.They are so cute and different and I would put them on my coffee table.

  7. Cynthia R says

    these are really cute, and with the brown color they remind me of fresh from the farm eggs. And pretty easy to make just with some small brown rope.

  8. nicole dz says

    can you use plastic eggs, like the ones you use in easter egg hunts that open to fill, I figured you can just glue the 2 pieces together and then wrap them as you have shown, cause I always have tons of these left over after easter. Love this idea!

  9. says

    Don’t put your eggs all in one basket unless they are this pretty. These look wonderful. Totally my style. If you have not shared at the Bacon Time linky yet, please do!

  10. says

    Stopping by from The Wednesday Roundup. A big thank you for joining our party and sharing this beautiful craft! I love the look of the jute! ~Angela @ LeMoine Family Kitchen

  11. tamra gibson says

    I’m with you I was a lil worried about getting Easter items, crafts out to soon but then I said the heck with it . My motto is if it make u happy than do it. Your idea above is really cute and elegant I would like to make a couple different ones with just 1 main color put in a basket and people could leave it out all year if they wanted,

  12. Lisa R says

    They came out beautiful. Thank god they are paper mache cause you said all year round and I thought that that would be awful to smell

    sibabe64 at ptd dot net

  13. says

    Hi Laura and Angela! These eggs look so lovely and thank you so much for sharing them at Best of the Weekend. Will be pinning to our party board. Hope you have a happy Saturday and a wonderful weekend!

  14. says

    Thanks for linking to Create Link Inspire at The Crafty Blog Stalker. You have been featured and pinned! Thank you for sharing.
    –Katie, TheCraftyBlogStalker.com

  15. RICHARD HICKS says

    First time I have seen eggs done like this. They look great. I suppose you could use yarn if jute is not available.

  16. says

    Pretty! I love that you made them with simple supplies. Thank you so much for linking up to my party this week, you are today’s Dare to Share Feature of the Day!

  17. says

    These are so beautiful! I really love the spring colors against the color of the jute, it really makes these eggs stand out! We would love if you have time to link up to our Snickerdoodle Sunday sometime!

  18. ANN*H says

    i like these jute wrapped eggs. they are totally different. they would make beautiful eggs for the Easter holiday for decorations on the table. really look classy.

  19. Margie says

    I like this idea! You could do this on cheap little rubber balls, and use for any time of year.
    Thanks for sharing.

  20. says

    I’d never heard of a jute before. You’re all set for Easter.
    Thanks for coming to the Inspire Me Monday Linky party. I’m Janice, one of your hostesses.

  21. Rosie says

    oh oh, these are too cute to wait. I need to figure out how to change them up a bit and make them Chritmas tree decorations !

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