Creative Ideas for Dyeing, Marbling, Coloring and otherwise Decorating Easter Eggs
Fun ways to dye, paint, decoupage, print, felt, color, marble and crackle your Easter Eggs. Why not have an Easter Egg Decorating Party and make them all?
Decorating Easter Eggs is one of my favorite holiday crafts as you can tell from all of the Easter Egg posts I’ve shared. Here I found for you some really fun Easter Egg decorating ideas for adults as well as for kids.
Although, here in Kentucky it has been a much milder than usual Winter, we are all happy that Spring is finally here once again, right?
And you know what that means, right? That’s right … Easter is just about here again, too. So, get out your Paas egg dyeing kits and tablets, your Mod Podge and glitter and let’s get busy coloring Easter Eggs.
Decorating Easter eggs has always been one of my all-time favorite holiday crafts. I especially have fond memories of dyeing Easter eggs with my kids.
We always made a big craft day of it with the various dye kits and also marble dyeing with onion skins (the way my German Grandmother taught me!)
But, thankfully we are not limited to using just the old dye tabs anymore. Now, there are now so, so many other creative and fun ways to decorate your Easter Eggs!
You can print on them with silk ties, marble them, decoupage them, tattoo them and even dye the eggs with shaving cream. What? Shaving cream? Yes!
A big Thank You to the creative craft bloggers for allowing me to share their fun Easter Egg ideas.
21 Creative Easter Egg Decorating Ideas:
Water Marbled Egg Decorating Idea
These gorgeous eggs are colored with nail polish. I am dying to try this technique!
How to Make Sgraffito Decorated Eggs
Here is a unique craft I have not seen before called “Sgraffito”. This is an art technique where paint is scratched away to reveal the color underneath.
Hot Crayon Easter Eggs
These fun Easter Eggs are made with hot eggs that melt the crayons. Be extra careful when making these with your kids!
Moss and Succulent Covered Eggs
by Family Spice
Don’t you just love love love these eggs decorated with all natural succulents and moss?? Not for kids, these Easter Eggs are definitely for adults. They look like a fairy garden.
Silk Tie Printed Easter Eggs
Here is a cool way to upcycle those ugly silk ties in your husband’s closet. Remember, the crazier and more colorful your ties, the prettier the silk tie eggs!
Decoupage Paper Easter Eggs
Moss Covered Easter Eggs Tutorial
Easy Egg Decorating Ideas with No Dye
Here is a quick egg decorating idea for you … instead of dyeing, you and the kids can simply add stickers or temporary tattoos.
Easter Eggs Wrapped with Colorful Yarn
Do you have a leftover yarn stash like I do? Well, here is a fun way to use up that yarn by wrapping it around plastic Easter eggs. That way you can also keep them forever!
Tie Dye Easter Eggs Craft Idea
Your kids will have lots of fun making these tie dye eggs with simple grocery store food coloring and some paper towels.
Elegant Marbled Easter Eggs
Here is another way of decorating Easter eggs with nail polish for an expensive crackled look.
Gold Confetti Eggs for Easter
Why not give your eggs a little bling with some sparkly gold confetti? These would look great in gold and silver, too.
Easter Egg Decorating with Paper Napkins
With the many beautiful paper napkins these days, your options are virtually unlimited to make some colorful, unique eggs.
Bright Paper and Ribbon Easter Eggs
These paper and ribbon eggs remind me of the antique decorated eggs my Grandmother would hang in her house.
Fun Wool Felted Easter Eggs
If you have ever wanted to learn how to felt with wool, this fun Easter craft is a great place to start. This is also a cool craft for kids.
Easter Eggs decorated with Spots
I love this simple, yet colorful and fun way of painting your eggs.
How to decorate Unicorn Easter Eggs
OMG, how adorable are these little unicorn eggs?? The would look super cute on your fireplace mantle or Easter brunch table.
How to make Natural Easter Egg Dyes from Plants
This tutorial teaches you step by step how to make natural dyes using red cabbage, coffee, turmeric and other plant materials.
Marbled Eggs dyed with Natural Onion Peels
We have all seen the solid brown eggs dyed with onion skins, right? Well, here is a cool dyeing technique that makes lovely marbled Easter eggs!
Hand Lettered Easter Eggs
You can add a sweet, personal touch to your decorative eggs by hand lettering names or other words. Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pens are perfect for this craft.
Beautiful Hand Painted Eggs
These lovely eggs have an old timey vintage feel and would make a very pretty Easter brunch table decoration
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I hope you enjoyed these wonderful Easter Egg Decorating ideas for adults and children. My kids and I want to try making the pretty Decoupaged Eggs!
Oh, and we will definitely tackle the nail polish marble dyeing. What fun!
Happy Easter 🙂
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How do you prepare eggs for decorating?
To prepare real eggs, you will need to boil them before decorating:
Place them in a pot with cold water. Bring to a boil and then turn the stove down to an easy simmer for about 12 to 15 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat and allow the eggs to cool completely.
If you are planning to dye your eggs with natural plant materials, you will normally start with raw eggs and then boil them with the dye.