Grinch Real Egg Ornament

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This little ornament is made of a chicken egg shell. The Grinch is up to his old tricks and has made a mess of the Christmas tree in this little scene. Christmas balls, the star, wrapping and even a tiny sliced egg on the floor. The trim is vintage. It took me a year to find that special trim that I used 40 years ago. The covering is a cotton fabric. It isn't as delicate as you may think. It has layers of glue and fabric plus the "diamond dust" covering the background.

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"I love my 'Amy Eggs'. We bring them out every year. My children loved them and now my grandchildren love them". I get them custom made with names and whatever theme is a favorite that year." Vickie Kendrick

“My eggs have held places of honor in my holiday decorations since I received them....
(about 45 years ago). Honestly I'm shocked they all survived this long, but I'm so glad they did!

Ammi Eggs

I started making “Faberge” eggs in North Carolina in 1972 while my husband was stationed at Pope Air Force base. Eggery in the south was big back then. I learned to craft duck eggs with doors and put music boxes inside. I even made a couple of Ostrich egg clocks. What I loved making most were the little chicken eggs covered with fabric and little scenes inside. When I moved to the Monterey Peninsula I sold my eggs at a Christmas store in Carmel and at The La Playa Hotel Christmas show where Maggie Eastwood (Clint’s wife) bought personalized egg ornaments for their children.

I stopped making eggs as life went on, but always kept a supply of miniatures. In 2014 I brought out my supplies and made a batch for Artistic Portland, a Co-op store for artists in Portland Oregon. I love making these little ornaments. They are very sturdy and have two layers of glue plus a layer of “diamond dust”. My friends and family have had these ornaments for 40 years and bring them out every year to hang on their tree.

I hope you enjoy them too!
Ammi Brooks Artistic Portland

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