7 Ideas for Dyeing and Decorating Easter Eggs
Here are some easy egg coloring ideas that will work your creativity this Ester:
Vibrant Easter Colors
These joyful and vibrant colors we found on Amador Family Blog, are home-dyed Easter Eggs. The colors were obtained using non fancy materials, like stickers and tape. Mama Laura used her creativity, instead of using store-bought solutions. The result is natural, eco-friendly, and unique. Do you have some silk ties you don`t use anymore? Check out her entire post for the full walkthrough and great tips and ideas on dyeing Easter eggs using silk ties.
Crayola Easter Eggs
Explore the Crayola exciting colors to create beautiful and unique Easter Eggs like these we found on Full Circle.
First you have to normally boil the eggs. Keep them in a 350 degree oven to maintain them hot. Be careful when you remove them from the oven, as they will be very hot. An empty egg carton will make the dyeing easier. Take your Crayola crayons and start your artwork. It will be a relaxing activity and the result will be amazingly vibrant natural colors. You can use shavings from your crayons, to sprinkle on top, a very pleasant activity for the kids.
We found these amazing home-dyed Easter Eggs , by Alisa Burke. The watercolors may not be permanent, but they sure look very original and clean. The whole process is simple and relaxing. You can play with your imagination and creativity to obtain marvelous details. Alisa notes that she first used her watercolors to paint different colors on the boiled Easter Eggs. You can apply different designs on the eggs, using watercolor pencils (water soluble pencils). Find more about this technique in Alisa`s full post.
Theme Easter Eggs –Angry Birds and Minions Eggs
If you have an Angry Birds or Minions lover at home, check out some good tips featured on Craftzine or Spaceships.
All you have to do is to pull out your handy paint set and get to your creativity to work to create your/their favorite characters. Don`t forget to paint one completely gold egg, for the big prize!
For decorating Easter Eggs to look like Minions , use nail polish, tacks or buttons.
Lovely Natural Easter Colored Eggs
If you are a Nature lover, and you resonate with all that is natural and chemical-free, you should check out some traditional Easter Eggs dyeing methods, presented by the Vegetable Gardener. You can choose to use garden vegetables, berries, coffee, tea and spices to obtain natural colors. Onion skins will result in orange and yellow color, red cabbage will make blue and teal, spinach will be your light green, and you can read the whole list on Vegetable Gardener.
Striped Easter Eggs
If you like stripes, then you should check out the fun Easter Eggs dyeing technique, presented by Indie Fixx, using electrical tape.
Martha`s eggs were created by applying electrical tape to the eggs, which was painted with egg dye tablets for kids. Then she reapplied the tape in an alternative direction, to create 2 color graphical design. The result is remarkable ! Check out the whole process, described by Martha, to impress the Easter Bunny this year.
The Spectacular Sparkles Easter Eggs
Crafts by Amanda shows off some of the most spectacular Easter eggs, with detailed described dyeing methods.
To make your own, mix vinegar with the food coloring, and add the hard boiled eggs. Don`t leave them too much, as we need a more pastel tone for these spectacular eggs. The next step is to flick on some brown craft paint using an old paintbrush. The rest of this post will present you 6 more additional Easter Eggs decorating ideas.