It’s that time again – time to gather those eggs and think about how you want to decorate them for Easter. While the traditional way of dyeing in a vinegar based dye is always good, there are many other ways that you can make those eggs really stand out.
We have collected 80 different ways that you can decorate your eggs this Easter that are fun and creative. Kids will love them and you will adore the different ways of making your eggs a bit more unique than last year.
Whether you like glitter, stenciling or you really do prefer the vinegar based dyes that you used when you were a kid, you are sure to find a decorating idea that you will love. Take a look at the different ways that you can make your eggs extra special this year. There is a decorating idea for every preference and many that may really blow your mind.
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Glitter Easter Eggs
A little glitter is never a bad thing. If you want to color your eggs and make them just a bit different, glitter is a great choice. Making Easter eggs glittery is not difficult and is a project that kids can do. You just have to choose the colors that you want to dye your eggs and then select glitter that will mesh with those colors. A little glue will hold the glitter in place and give you sparkly and beautiful eggs that any kids will adore.
Instructions – BHG
Sprinkle Easter Eggs
Kids love sprinkles and they will absolutely love these sprinkle eggs. With a few nonpareil sprinkles, you can create colorful and gorgeous eggs that are sure to catch everyone’s attention at your egg hunt. Note that you do have to use glue on these to get the sprinkles to stick so it is important that you make sure no one eats the sprinkles afterwards. You can use any type or color of sprinkles that you want to create beautiful eggs that are as unique as they are fun.
Instructions – Studiodiy
Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Eggs
Is there anything cooler than these fluorescent eggs? They look a bit like alien eggs to me, so you know the kids are just going to love them. For this technique, all you need is the paint, warm water and vinegar so that it turns into a dip-able dye. Easter egg hunting will take on a whole new approach if it’s done in the dark this year!
Painterly Easter Eggs
You don’t have to stick with the traditional way of dyeing your eggs. You can paint them instead if you like. Acrylic paints work very well for making unique Easter eggs and you can paint anything that you want on them. Match pastel colors for a really spring-like look or create your own little picture scene if you want. This is a great way for older children to enjoy coloring those eggs this year.
Instructions – Papernstitchblog
If you prefer not to hard boil your eggs but want a creative outlet for them instead, there are many different crafts that you can do with eggshells. From carving out a boat to making an umbrella for a little friend, these little egg crafts are sure to get some attention and will look adorable on your Easter dinner table or sitting around the house just anywhere.
Instructions – Chezlarsson
Golden Easter Eggs
Instead of dyeing the entire egg, why not just glue pictures of gold onto it? Kids will love making these eggs that are as beautiful to look at as they are fun to hunt for. You just have to choose the images that you want to glue on and then trace them from a template and cut. These will work with plain white eggs or you can dye the eggs and then use the images – whatever you want.
Instructions – Babble
Black and White Easter Eggs
Black dye and white paint put together make beautiful and very elegant Easter eggs. If you have an inclination to do something really different, why not make all of your eggs black and white? You can stencil in different pictures or designs with white paint and the overall look is absolutely gorgeous. These would be great for an adult themed Easter egg hunt.
Instructions – Onlybutaglimpse
Washi Tape Easter Eggs
You actually don’t have to dye your eggs at all. You can just use Washi tape instead and this is a great way for younger children to help color those eggs without all the mess that comes along with dyes. You will need to select different colors and designs of Washi tape, which you should be able to find at your favorite department or home improvement store. Then just go to town decorating those eggs however you want.
Instructions – Lovelyindeed
Ombre Easter Eggs
If you want to use your dyed Easter eggs for decorating but you don’t want just plain dyed eggs sitting around, think Ombre. This gradual change in color hue is beautiful and will look great when displayed on a table or mantel. You will need to choose the color for your design and then just dye the eggs a bit darker as you go along. The gradual color looks great and you can mix and match your colors if you want.
Instructions – Sugarandcharm
Doily Easter Eggs
You can find inspiration and craft supplies in some of the strangest places. For Easter eggs that are elegant and beautiful and that really stand out, think doily. Doily eggs are really easy to make and look like those doilies that you remember from your grandmother’s house. You can find paper doilies pretty cheap at the Dollar Store and you won’t need more than a pack or so to do a dozen eggs or more.
Instructions – Urbancomfort
Golden Marbled Easter Eggs
Marbled eggs are gorgeous, particularly when they are set in gold. Imagine having golden eggs with marbles of bright or pastel colors at your Easter egg hunt. These marbled eggs are much easier to create than you may think and they are sure to be a huge hit with the kids. You can blow out the eggs if you want before you begin to make these for decorations and they will keep for quite some time after the holiday.
Instructions – Sheknows