Easter automatically makes you think of eggs. As it happens, there are plenty of ways to decorate them. Every year we try to provide you with some new Easter decoration inspirations. And this year these are easy, yet exceptionally beautiful, Easter eggs. You will find out how to make Egg dye using vegetables, how to use everyday items to paint the egg and what the trendiest ornaments at the moment are.
#1 Striped Easter eggs
Stick stripes of adhesive tape on the eggs leaving some free space In between them
Immerse the egg in a dye. Using a whisk for example to make it really easy
After about 2 minutes take the egg out and remove the tape. You can repeat that a few times sticking the tape in various spots and putting the egg in a dye of different color
Once again, wait two minutes and take the egg out. Remove the tape and that’s it!
#2 Easter eggs made with herbs and stockings
Put some herbs (like a sprig of parsley, rosemary or dill) on the egg and wrap it all with a stocking
Then put the egg in some natural dye for 5-6 hours
Take it out, remove the stocking and the egg is ready!
#3 Emoji eggs
First dye the eggs yellow
Dry them and draw some of your favorite faces using a marker
The only limit here is nothing but your own imagination!
#4 Galaxy Easter eggs
Put an egg into a blue dye for a few minutes. Then paint it violet and black, preferably using a small sponge
You will also need a toothbrush
Pick up some white paint with the brush and then, with your finger, sprinkle it all over the egg
The final effect is stunning!
#5 Patterns on the eggs
If you have a hot-glue gun, it might prove very useful when you want to make some Easter eggs. Make a pattern on the egg and wait for the glue to cool down
Immerse the egg in a dye. After 15 – 30 minutes take the egg out and remove the dry glue
You can create an infinite variety of patterns in this way.
#6 Coloring Easter eggs using shaving foam
Spray all the foam onto a baking tray or another wide dish. Then drop some coloring agent with a pipette
Gently mix the paints on the foam and then put the eggs in it
Carefully cover the eggs with the foam and leave them like this for a few minutes
Finally wash it all down and that’s it!
#7 Fake cracks on a hard-boiled egg
Carefully crack the shells, for example using a teaspoon
Put the eggs into a dish filled with a dye and leave them there for a couple of minutes
Take out the eggs and peel them properly
#8 Gold-decorated Easter eggs
Dye the eggs any desired color
Pick up some gold paint with a brush and gently sprinkle it all over the eggs
This delicate ornament will make the eggs look really original
#9 Easter eggs glowing in the dark
Take out the highlighter ink feed
Put in a dish of water and put the egg there for a night
When the egg absorbs all the agent, take it out and dry
The final effect is absolutely spectacular!
#10 Stylish smudges on Easter eggs
To prepare that, you need a cork notice board with a few pins. You need to make some kind of egg stand
Immerse the egg in white vinegar and put the egg in the stand. Then, with a pipette, apply a variety of agents
That is a very easy way to make some colorful eggs
#11 Decorating Easter eggs using a bubble wrap
Color any kind of bubble wrap (of course on the bubble side!)
Then wrap an egg (white or dyed before)
Then unwrap it and… here comes your Easter egg!
#12 Coloring your Easter eggs with nail polish
This is a great way to make use of some old (or cheap) nail polish you don’t use anymore
Fill a bowl with water and pour in some polish forming a variety of sophisticated shapes
Put the egg into the bowl and take it out at once – the nail will cover the shell immediately. At all times should you wear protection gloves!
This is a quick way to form some interesting and at the same time permanent patterns on the eggs.
#13 Aluminum foil
First paint the foil in any desired colors and then wrinkle it
Unfold it gently and put the egg in the middle. Then carefully wrap it up to get the imprint of the colors
When you unfold the foil, another Easter egg will be ready!
#14 Red cabbage dye
Boil some water and put some shredded red cabbage in. Sieve it when the water turns purple
At the same time oil the eggs and put them into the natural dye you have just prepared. Leave them there for 15 – 30 minutes
Take them out and dry them. You will be astonished with their color!
#15 Mosaic Easter eggs
Don’t worry if some of your eggs got cracked. They still can be used. You can also use colorful shells left from other eggs. (for example those left after idea #7)
Peel a hard-boiled egg and cover the colorful shell pieces with the white of egg
Then gently stick them onto the boiled egg
And that’s how you make wonderful mosaic eggs!
#16 Natural Easter egg dyes
Depending on the color you want to get, you have to prepare stew of the vegetables given below. Just throw them into boiling water and wait until water gets the intense shade of the color you want
Once the stew is ready, add a spoonful of white vinegar and then put the egg in it and leave it there for at least 20 minutes. The longer the egg stays in there, the more intensive the color will be
With red cabbage the egg can be wonderfully blue
Curcuma will color them yellow and beetroots will make them red
Onion peels are best if you want your Easter eggs to be orange-brown
#17 Dotted Easter eggs
Use the eraser on the tip of the pencil to stamp some extra details on the eggs
Just put the eraser tip into some paint and press it against the egg
This is how you make wonderful dotted Easter eggs!
#18 Something funny
Dye just a half of each egg
Then draw some faces and clothes with a permanent marker
Aren’t they original? Don’t they make you smile?
#19 An egg + a napkin = an Easter egg
Fold a napkin (diagonally) to form a triangle. Then fold it in the middle
Tie it up to form bunny’s ears from the corners of the napkin. Leave the space below for the egg
Put a colored egg in the middle and draw a bunny’s face on it
#20 Newspaper Easter eggs
Cut a newspaper into stripes or other smaller pieces
Cover the egg with the white and then stick the paper pieces onto it. Then cover the egg with the white again
You will be surprised with what the eggs look like in the end!
#21 Eggs of a feather
Once again use the white of egg as glue
Cover the egg with glue and then stick a feather to it. Make sure the edges adhere well. Use more glue if necessary
And that’s it. You have just made a very stylish Easter egg!
#22 Cactus eggs
First pour some soil into a tiny pot. Decorate it with some pebbles
Dye the eggs green and draw some crosses or dots with a marker on them
Put the egg in the pot
Cut small circles out of a pink or yellow serviette. Sew them up and hot-glue them to the top of the egg
Your blooming egg-cacti are ready!
#23 Coloring eggs with crayons
It is important that you color the eggs in this way right after they have been boiled as they have to be hot!
The warm shell of the egg will make the crayons melt, forming wonderful colorful patterns
#24 Colorful Easter eggs as pots
You can use a colored egg (for example one made following #10) and then crack the top part of the shell
Gently take out the content and pour some soil inside the hollow shell. Then put a seedling in it
This is certainly going to be a fabulous Easter decoration!
#25 Egg-shaped Easter candles