For our Easter table we made these easy wire nests using 24 gauge wire "stringing wire" from the craft store (jewelry aisle).
Wrap the wire around a flexible ball (think big tennis ball or squeezey -used! dog ball pictured here).
Just wrap and turn and wrap – holding the wire down with one hand on the ball. Criss-cross this way and that- it’s fine if it’s messy or sticks out. When the ball is pretty evenly covered- cut the wire and loop it back on the ball somewhere.
Spread the wires apart with your thumbs and squeeze the ball out. Mush (that’s a technical term) the sides down and smoosh any stragglers back into place until you have a nest shape.
That’s it- TA- DA. If we'd more time, I might have added little seed beads to the wire as I wrapped it but there are eggs to be found!