This guide to decorate eggs for Easter, will satisfy all your Easter egg coloring needs. Find ways to paint, dye and decorate eggs in traditional and nontraditional methods, all of your Easter Day guests will be impressed by your new found egg designing skills.
These unique ways to decorate eggs for Easter include fun ways to paint an Easter egg, creative ways to dye Easter eggs without an egg dye kit, and clever ways to decorate eggs for Easter that will spark your artistic side with simple, yet exciting ways to spruce up your Easter egg decor.
Easter egg preparation: Place a single layer of eggs in a saucepan. Add cold water to come at least 1 inch above the eggs. Cover and bring the water to a boil; turn off the heat. Let the eggs stand covered in the hot water for 12 minutes for medium, 15 minutes for large eggs and 18 minutes for extra large.
Pro tip: Use food-safe dyes or food coloring while dyeing your eggs so you can still eat them!
Avoid brown eggs: Although brown eggs are just as easy to dye, they will not effectively showcase pastel or light colors in the way that white eggs do.
Variation tip: Use common household items to dye eggs like shaving cream, Kool Aid or food coloring.
Fun Ways to Paint an Easter Egg
Painting Easter eggs is a fun way to charm your Easter day guests with clever designs like mermaid tales, hamburgers and galaxy patterns that will easily impress a crowd. Show off your creative side by trying one of these fun ways to paint an Easter egg.
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Emoji Easter Eggs
Would these not make for THE BEST EGG HUNT OF ALL TIME!? Yes, yes they would. Happy emoji-ing!
Creative Ways to Dye Easter Eggs without an Egg Dye Kit
No egg dye kit in sight? No problem! Learn how to use common household items including shaving cream, food coloring and Kool Aid as easy egg dye kit alternatives with the recipes listed in this section.
Dye Eggs with Food Dye
Use your favorite shade of food coloring to create a gorgeous assortment of dyed Easter eggs.
Looking for an original design for your Easter eggs? Mosaic eggs, ice cream cone eggs, glitter polka dot eggs and more can be found below and used to enhance your Easter baskets and holiday decor this year.Find even more helpful hints here.
Flower Power Easter Eggs
They are easy to make, can be made in the colors of your choice, and are much less messy than dying eggs. As an added bonus, cutting out the flowers for the eggs in a great fine motor activity for children.