The “Thrift Style Team” is back again, but before I show you how to make this very simple “Easter Egg Boxwood Topiary” I have a funny story about foil chocolate eggs that I hope cracks you up. No pun intended.
My mom had this kelly green sofa in the 70’s that I would lay on every Saturday morning covered up with my grandmother’s handmade chevron style afghan blanket (trying to set the scene for you) watching cartoons. Scooby Doo to be exact. So, this one morning sticks out in my memory where I was sneaking a ton of foil chocolate Easter eggs from my Mom’s candy dish. No big deal, right? Well…not until I realized I dropped a few and was laying on them and they got really warm and mushy and well, you know what I mean. There was chocolate all over not only my nightgown, but my Mom’s green sofa! I was totally caught, and I don’t remember being yelled at, but I remember feeling awful. 😯
I still steal foil chocolate Easter eggs and I still love green sofas to tell you the truth.
So, how do you like this cute Easter Egg Boxwood Topiary I created in minutes? I made one, but I kind of wish I had two. I set it out on the white console in our foyer for the Spring season, and once the eggs are gone it will still work. So, you’re probably wondering if I glued the eggs onto the faux boxwood topiary (tree) and the answer is, no. I opted not to because I want the chocolate egg stealers in my family to be able to grab one with out any commotion. Just grab it, and go.
The thrifty part comes in when I tell you where to get the gold foiled chocolate eggs. If you didn’t already know, the dollar store has several varieties…
Finding the boxwood topiary is the hard part, but I made it easy for you with many selections at the bottom of this post. Just click on the links for more information. Then after your topiary arrives, just stick those golden eggs in there and watch your family steal them one by one. Oh, and a warning…my Sylvia kitty liked to knock them out of the tree, too. So, be careful with that because our pets can get very sick if they eat chocolate. Our Sylvia got bored real quick so I was okay.
So, check out the affordable topiaries I found for you below, and then stop by my friend’s from the “Thrifty Style Team” to see more thrifty styling. I’m going to go eat a chocolate egg now. And I’m not going anywhere near our blue sofa!
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Boxwood Cone Topiary (real preserved)
Boxwood Tree (faux)
Twin Bonsai Topiary Trees (Faux)
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