8 Creative Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Dyeing Easter eggs is a rite of spring. Tired of the same dunking-and-dyeing routine? Add a little something extra to those color-coded eggs.

We’ve put together some simple ways to step up your game.

1. Marbleized Easter Eggs

Read the Full Tutorial on camillestyles.com
  • Pour a few drops of each nail polish color onto the water surface.
  • Use a stick to swirl nail polish around.
  • Carefully submerge the drained egg into the water until completely covered, then quickly pull out.
  • Set egg aside to dry.

2. DIY Sprinkle Easter Eggs

Get the Full Tutorial on studiodiy.com

These sprinkle Easter eggs really pretty! Now make your own. You know you want to. Here's a list of supplies you will need:

  • Pastel Nonpareils (I found these at Target!)
  • Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • Tacky Glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Spoon

3. DIY Confetti Dipped Easter Eggs

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Supply list:

  • Hard-boiled or Hollowed Out Eggs
  • Craft Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Drying Rack
  • Decoupage Glue or Mod Podge
  • Foil Confetti

4. Polka Dot Thumb Tack Easter Eggs

Tutorial and more images on papernstitchblog.com

Make a set of shiny, polka dot eggs like the ones above with just two supplies: hard boiled eggs and metal thumb tacks. That’s it.

5. Golden marbled Easter eggs DIY

Get Directions on sheknows.com

Traditionally-dyed eggs are taken up a notch with a metallic gold leaf treatment. These eggs may look fancy and the leafing process intimidating, but the freeform application goes quickly and is nearly error-proof.

6. Glittered Easter Eggs

Get Directions on marthastewart.com

Studding your lawn with these fluorescent gems not only gives little egg hunters a leg up, but also lends a shot of rowdy neon to a holiday otherwise characterized by polite pastels.

7. Yarn Wrapped Easter Eggs

Get Directions on ilovetocreateblog.blogspot.com

Dyeing eggs is always a fun Easter craft, but why not cut the mess and create colorful, long-lasting eggs with three simple materials?

8. Mosaic Eggs

Get Directions on saynotsweetanne.com

This one can’t be any simpler. Here's what you will need:

  • Eggs, hard boiled or blown out.
  • Egg dye
  • Mod Podge or Elmer’s Glue
  • Paintbrush