Whether you have kids, or just want to re-connect with your inner child, dyeing eggs is a wonderful way to celebrate with friends and family. Mix up your typical food coloring dyeing technique with more advanced easter egg ideas.
Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs
If you want to take a more natural route with this year’s Easter egg decorating or just don’t want to run to the store for food coloring – you can use spices and vegetables to dye your eggs. Via Kaley Ann.
Brown + White Easter Eggs
Give natural brown eggs pretty patterns with white paint pens. How easy is that! Via Kaley Ann.
Floral Crowned Easter Eggs
Why wouldn’t you want to give your eggs mini-flower headdresses?! Make these adorable crowns with baby’s breath, draw on a face and perch them in an egg cup. Via Flax and Twine.
Golden Easter Eggs
This tutorial is easy as pie. Just blow out your eggs and spray with gold spray paint. Pile these shiny beauties in a pretty bowl or back in the egg carton. Make a mini vase by cracking open the top. Via 79 Ideas.
Gold Leaf Easter Eggs
Give eggs a rustic gilded look with imperfectly applied gold leaf. Dye your eggs pastel colors and then add the leaf. Via A Pumpkin and A Princess.
Want to try another project? Use the rest of your gold leaf to make our Chalkboard Gold Leaf Chargers.
Glitter Easter Eggs
Ombre Dyed Easter Eggs
Make 6 dye mixtures with more and more dye in each for this graduated color look. Via Country Living.
Inspirational Easter Eggs
Use a traditional dye technique to create pastel colors, and then jazz them up with inspirational messages in black and metallic sharpie. Via Shop Walk in Love.
Heart Silhouette Easter Eggs
If you don’t have heart stickers, just cut masking tape into the shape you’d like. Dye the eggs as normal, and when you peel away the tape, a white silhouette will be left behind!
Nail Polish Marbled Easter Eggs
Add a few drops of nail polish in varying colors to a glass of water until the surface is covered. Swirl a bit with a toothpick. Dip your egg in the polish and when you pull it out, the nail polish will cling to the surface. Via Little Inspiration.
Watercolor Sprayed Eggs
Fill a few spray bottles with liquid watercolors and spray on eggs for a pretty splattered look. Via For The Love Of.
Carefully cut out botanical prints and apply to eggs with mod podge. The larger eggs shown here are emu and ostrich eggs. These larger eggs give you even more surface area to decorate! Via Honestly Yum.
Marbled Easter Eggs
A simple 2 step dying process will give you this two tone marbled look. Dye eggs one color and then create a second shallow dye bath with some olive oil on the top. The oil breaks up the second color for a marbled effect. Via Make Life Lovely.
Easter Eggs Dyed with Silk Ties
Who knew you could dye eggs with silk? Cut up an old tie or scrap of colorful silk fabric, wrap around eggs, boil, and the color transfers to the egg! Via Relish.
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