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 EggsRead 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 EggsGet 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
3. DIY Confetti Dipped Easter EggsGet the Full Tutorial on studiodiy.com
- 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 EggsTutorial 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 DIYGet 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 EggsGet 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 EggsGet 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 EggsGet 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