Category Archives: Easter Eggs

Easter Tradition: Coloring Eggs (2011)

We seem to always color eggs on Palm Sunday. Adaline really enjoyed coloring Easter eggs last year. We just do the basic solid colored egg-dye, nothing fancy. We may branch out as the kids get older.

There are so many cool, interesting egg-decorating techniques and you can find many of them here…

50+ Easter Egg Decorating Ideas (Links)

Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs (Links)

We’ll be coloring eggs this weekend, but until then enjoy these photos from last year.

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Eco-Friendly All Natural Dyes for Coloring Easter Eggs (Links)

Did you know that you can color eggs using natural dyes you may already have in your kitchen? Beets, onion skins, coffee, tea, and more, are all great natural ways to color eggs!

Check out the links below for pictures, tips, and tutorials on how to die your eggs naturally.
(Click on the titles or photos to follow the links.)

(For 50+ other ways to dye and decorate your eggs click here!)

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*Natural Egg Dyes @

*Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally @

*Naturally Dyed Eggs @ The Herb Society of America:

*Natural Easter Egg Dying @ Oh Dee Doh:

*How to Dye Easter Eggs Naturally, Without a Store-Bought Kit
@ Serious Eats:
“A couple of beets, some ground turmeric, and a red cabbage, and I was turning out gorgeous eggs in all three primary colors.”

*Vibrant Eggs, Dyed Naturally @ The Kitchn:

*How to Make Onion-Skin Easter Eggs @ The Kitchn:
This is a great, natural way to make subtly beautiful Easter (or Passover) eggs. And they answer the question, “what to do with all those left-over onions?” here.

*Natural Egg Dyeing Techniques @
*Easter Egg Dyes @

*Natural Easter Egg Dyes @

*Easter Egg Dye @ What’s Cooking America:

*The Natural Easter Egg Dye Off @ Art of Natural Living:

*Natural Egg Dye @

*Dying Eggs Naturally @ What’s Cooking with Kids:

*DIY Project: Gorgeous Sienna Easter Eggs @ Hostess with the Mostess: These chic sienna Easter eggs from floral design guru Kim Foren are gorgeous, easy and non toxic!

*Natural Easter Egg Dyes (Video) @ Tyler Florence shares ideas for making natural, vegetable-based Easter egg dyes.

*Simple Recipes for Natural Egg Dyes @ Green Living Ideas:


*Chinese Tea-Dyed Eggs @ Barefoot Kitchen:

*Tea Infused Marble Eggs – Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs @ What’s Cooking America:

*Chinese Marbled Tea Egg Recipe @ Steamy Kitchen:


50+ Easter Egg Decorating Ideas (Links)
Round up of 50+ Easter Egg Decorating Ideas


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If you’re looking for a new way to decorate eggs with the kids or a new hobby for yourself…we have all the inspiration you need! Whether you want something quick and easy or a new challenge the best egg decorating ideas from around the web are all here in one convenient list! Find new techniques using chalkboard paint, Kool Aid, fabric, tissue paper, electrical and duct tape, rubber bands, leaves and flowers, silk ties, doilies, stencils, tie dye, decoupage, crayons, rubber cement, sequin, stickers, beads, foil, string, glitter, and more!

Click the title links or photos for details, directions, and tutorials!

(For ways to dye your eggs naturally click here!)

*Decorating Easter Eggs with Your Preschooler @ Quirky Momma:

*How to Make Chalkboard Easter Eggs @ Skip to my Lou:

*Tiny Chalkboard Eggs @ Style at Home:

*Kool Aid Colored Eggs @ Measuring Flower:

*Van Gogh Easter Eggs & Polka Dot Easter Eggs
@ No Time for Flash Cards

*Fabric Eggs @ Holiday Haven:

*Tissue Paper Easter Eggs @ How Sweeter it is:

*A fun Easter egg dyeing technique (using electrical tape) @ Indie Fixx:

*Duct Tape Eggs @ kateandersok flickr:

*Fun Unique Easter Egg Dyeing Techniques @ Jolly Mom:
Rubber Band Technique, Masking Technique, Botanical Print Technique

*Marbled Easter Eggs @ Quick and Simple:

*Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs @ Monogram Momma:

*How to Make Geode Easter Eggs:
Make Fun and Unusual Crystal Eggs for Easter. You can make Easter Eggs full of beautiful crystals with this a fun Easter craft that could double as a fun science project using common kitchen ingredients.

*Doily Stenciled Eggs @ Urban Comfort:

*Easter Egg Decorating Ideas Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 @ Botanical Paperworks:

*Dye Free Easter Eggs @

*Good Eggs: Unbelievably Cute Easter Crafts @
Looking for a fun Easter craft? Raid your pantry, craft closet, and sock drawer to make our cute Easter projects.

*Hunt for Easter Egg Decorating Ideas @
A collection of Easter egg decorating ideas that kids will love. Dye-ving Dudes, Tie-Dye Tuffets, Melted Crayon Eggs, Surprise-inside Egg, Sheep Egg, Leaf Print Eggs, Bee Egg, Easter Dove, Decoupage Designs, A Herd of Eggimals, Bluebird Egg, Cool Crayon Colors, Superegg-man Egg, Paper Egg Diorama, Pig Egg, Tie-Dye Easter Eggs, Sticker Stencils Technique, Fancy Feathered Friends, Tissue Paper Technique, Purple Cow Egg, Daddy Deggster Egg, Mom Peggy Egg, Megg Egg, Lovely and Loopy, String Technique, Natural Egg Dyes, Simply Smashing Shells, Lots of Dots (and Lines), Nesting Instinct, Grandpa Gregg Egg, Aluminum Foil Technique, Lightbulb Sleeves Technique, Rubber Bands Technique, Thumbprints Technique, Rock-a-bye Birdies, Simple Stained Glass, Sticker Stencils, Tie-dyed Eggs, Turn an Egg Into a Christmas Tree, Bubble Packaging Technique

*Easter Egg Decorating @
Fun & easy techniques kids will be dyeing to try. Dye-ving Dudes, Easter Egg Wreath, Egg Pedestal, A Herd of Eggimals, Faux Fabergé eggs, Melted Crayon Eggs, Decoupage Designs, Aluminum Foil Technique, Bubble Packaging Technique, Lightbulb Sleeves Technique, Rubber Bands Technique, String Technique, Thumbprints Technique, Tissue Paper Technique, Sticker Stencils, Leaf Print Eggs, Dots (and Lines) using glue dots and colored sand or glitter, embroidery floss, Stained Glass, Crushed Shells, Tape and Paint Masking tape and paint, Tie-Dye Easter Eggs, Silk Tie-dyed Eggs, Decoupage Eggs, Dripped-On Eggs using rubber cement, Swirly Dyed Eggs using oil and water, Marbleized Eggs, Rubber banded, Sponge Stamped

*Easter Egg-stravaganza @ Disney Family
*13 Creative Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs @ Free Stuff 4 Kids:
Marbled eggs, tie dyed eggs, ribbons, crayons, mosaic, rubber bands, lace, sponged eggs, disco egg, stamped eggs, Easter Bunny eggs, stickers, silk-tie eggs

*Easter Egg Decorating @ Kaboose:
Crayon Eggs, Decal Dyed Eggs, Easter Egg-Heads, Egg Decoration Ideas, Egg Bunny, Chocolatescapes, Easter Eggs, Drip Dot Eggs, Easy Sponge Painted Eggs, BloPen Easter Eggs, Easter Egg Heads, Jeweled Easter Eggs, Marbled Easter Eggs, Napkin Applique Easter Eggs, Oil and Food Coloring Marbled Eggs, Paraffin Easter Egg, Decal Dyed Easter Eggs, Swirled Easter Eggs

*Easter Eggs Decorations @ Delish:

*Decorated Eggs @
Fanciful decorating techniques for your Easter eggs.

*Easter Egg Decorating Ideas @ Good Housekeeping:
Just Picture It, Decorated Eggs using simple-shaped paper punches, Wrapped Eggs, Popcorn Eggs, Fern Eggs (Go Natural)

*Quick and Easy Easter Egg Decorations @
Pretty Ways to Dye Easter Eggs: Hop to it! These pretty Easter egg dyeing techniques are perfect for the kid in you. Sticker-and-Dye Egg Designs, Banded Egg Design, Scrapbook Notions, Vibrant Dyed Eggs with Flowers, Natural Dyed Eggs, Pysanky Eggs, Easter Egg Flower Pots, Eraser Decorating, Toothpick Decorating, Tie-Dyed Easter Eggs, Polka-Dot Eggs

*Easter Egg Decorating Ideas @
Disco Egg, Chick Egg (Broken eggshell), Word Egg (Die-cut stickers), Space Egg, Bedazzled Egg (beads), Bumpy Egg (glue dots), Flower Vase Egg (blown egg), Charm Egg (The charm in this egg says, “Thank You!”), Royal Egg (necklace fasteners), Flower Power Egg (sequins), Dot Egg (stickers)

*Fun Easter Crafts @ Country Living:
Surprise someone special with handcrafted Easter gifts you can easily make at home, or buy. Pretty Patterned Easter Eggs (masking tape), Elegant Eggs (blown eggs) + 15 egg free crafts.

*Silhouette Easter Eggs @ Le Papier Studio:

*Eggscelent Eggs @ LollyChops:

*German-Style Paper Cutout Easter Eggs @

*Silhouette Easter Eggs @

*Egg with a Secret Message @ Poppy Talk:

*Easter Surprise Eggs (the easy version) @ Not Martha:

*Chocolate Easter Surprise Eggs @ Not Martha:

*How to Make Chocolate Eggs @

*How to Make Golden Chocolate Easter Eggs @ The Kitchn:

*Chinese Tea-Dyed Eggs @ Barefoot Kitchen:

*Tea Infused Marble Eggs – Chinese Marbled Tea Eggs @ What’s Cooking America:

*Chinese Marbled Tea Egg Recipe @ Steamy Kitchen:

*Pysanky Ukrainian Easter Eggs @ That artist Woman: Tutorial!

*Ukrainian Egg Tutorial @ Suzy’s Sitcom:

*Getting Started in Pysanky @

50+ Creative Ideas from
*Egg Dyeing 101 @
Egg Dyeing Basics: Blowing out eggs, wax resist technique, masked designs technique, marbleizing technique, dripped on technique, creative egg carrying cases
*Decorating Easter Eggs @ Martha Stewart
*Easter Eggs @
Lace Eggs, Spring Menagerie Eggs, Cheeky Chickens, Striped Crepe Paper Eggs, Overlapping Dot Designs, Metallic Eggs, Speckled Butterfly Easter Eggs, Glittered Sticker Eggs, Faberge-Inspired Eggs, Elegant Origami Eggs, Grass Appliquéd Dyed Eggs, Marbleized Swirls, Trimmed with Cord, Flight of Fancy Egg Hinged Egg, Egg Ornaments, Silk Tie Eggs, Crepe Paper Egg Bunnies, Glittered Eggs, Botanical Eggs, Stenciled Eggs, Chocolate Eggs, Beaded Egg Ornaments, Country Cow Eggs, Gilded Eggs, Wax-Resist Patterns, Pearl Trellis Egg, Metallic Polka-Dotted Eggs, Natural Egg Dyeing Techniques, Beaded Eggs, Velvet Trimmed Eggs, Stamped Eggs, Peek-a-boo Egg, Ladybug Eggs, Jeweled Eggs, Scrambled Lines and Letters Eggs, Tissue Paper Eggs, German-Style Paper Cutout Eggs, “Cracked” Eggshells and Chick Designs, Masked Designs (tape, stickers, little leaves, etc), Oversize Botanical Decoupage Easter Eggs, Dripped-On Eggs (rubber cement), Speckled Faberge-Inspired Egg , Big-Eared Bunny, Pretty with Pearls, Confetti Eggs, Stash-and-Carry Eggs, Easter Egg Tree, Square Patterned Eggs, Puddly Pigs, Paper-Napkin Decoupage Eggs, Baby Bird Eggs, Latticed Eggs, Egg Baskets, Silk-Dyed Eggs, Embellished Chocolate Easter Eggs, Dyed and Speckled Easter Eggs (acrylic paint), Hinged Eggs with Gold Trim, Tissue-Paper-Decorated Eggs, Egg within an Egg, Leaf and Flower Eggs

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