This little project is unbelievably easy to make and can be easily adapted to any holiday. For example, you can use small poinsettias in various colors or red and white roses and a cardinal bird for a Christmas nest.
1. Buy a little bird’s nest, approximately 4.5 inches wide, from a craft store such as Michael’s.
2. Use a low-temp hot glue gun and glue just enough Spanish moss to cover the bottom and sides of the nest.
3. Cut small roses and leaves from artificial flower scraps and hot glue them on the edge of the nest. Add baby's breath or pearl sprays to give it a little something extra.
4. Nestle and hot glue a little bird on top of the flowers.
5. You can fill the nest with whatever egg-shaped candy you would like, however, I chose Brach’s fruit flavored speckled jelly beans for my project. This little nest makes a nice presentation and I think anyone hosting an Easter dinner would be happy to set this little bird on their table.
Some examples of egg-shaped candy:
*Foil wrapped chocolate eggs
*Speckled jelly beans
*Speckled robin eggs (malted milk balls)
* TIP: If you can’t find nests at your craft store, you can always buy a small, natural wreath. Just trace a circle (a plastic lid works great) onto brown STIFF felt, cut it out, then hot glue it under the bottom of the wreath. I’ve done this before and it works great!