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The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs

50 Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs

Spring has sprung and Easter egg season is here! Gone are the days of simply dropping tablets into water and vinegar and plastic-wrapping your eggs. Though there's nothing wrong with the classic method, the sky is really the limit when it comes to egg decorating, and DIYing a dozen has never been easier or more beautiful. We've rounded up fifty of the best DIY egg-dyeing and decorating projects to inspire you!

 

Black and white line drawn eggs
Alice + Lois

1. Mudcloth Eggs: These eggs are modern, minimal, and so stunning. 

 

dyed robin's eggs
Honestly Yum

2. Dyed Robin Eggs: Dyed with cabbage and flecked with edible gold dust, these eggs are safe to eat in addition to being gorgeous.

 

super hero tattooed eggs
Brit + Co.

3. Tattooed Eggs: Ink those eggs! These easy egg tattoos go on in just thirty seconds, and look crisp as can be.

floral watercolor eggs
Dream A Little Bigger

4. Watercolor Floral Eggs: Food coloring + Paintbrush + Sharpie + (Artistry) = These gorgeous eggs that make me think of Rifle Paper Co. flowers!

 

gold leaf eggs
She Knows

5. Gold Leaf Eggs: They're delicate and timeless.

 

easter eggs with botanical illustrations
The House That Lars Built

6. Botanical Eggs: Moody eggs so beautiful that I want to quit my day job and craft them for a living. 

punny typography eggs
Lovely Indeed

7. Typography Eggs: #springy #punny #eggs

 

modge podged foliage on easter eggs
Say Yes

8. Foliage Eggs: You can put all the spring flowers on your eggs!

 

pinneaple egg decoration
Studio DIY

9. Pineapple Egg: Transform your egg into fruit!

 

indigo eggs
Alice + Lois

10. Indigo Eggs: These are my very favorite eggs on the list, and they're easy to make! And guess what? You can marble with shaving cream too!

 

pantone color swatch eggs
How About Orange

11. Pantone Eggs: Organize those eggs by color!

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Delia Creates

12. Southwestern Eggs: It doesn't get much better than a blooming cactus. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Your Easter Eggs
The Crafted Life

13. Ombre Eggs: Easter eggs with just the right amount of color and shading. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Our Best Bites

14. Silk Tie Eggs: I just learned that you can color an egg using a silk tie! Mind exploded!

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
Earnest Home Co. 

15. Black & White Eggs: Classic colors + classic design.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Alisa Burke

16. Eggs a Dozen Ways: Using a variety of everyday materials, you can create a special dozen. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
Sugar + Charm

17. Mosaic Eggs: A beautiful resolution to the Humpty Dumpty situation.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate + Dye Easter Eggs
Kittenhood

18. Star Sign Eggs: What's your sign? Turn your Easter into a horological experience by hand-painting astrological signs onto those mini-orbs.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
Oh Joy!

19. Dip Dyed Eggs: Half-egg, half-neon! All geometric fun.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
The Merry Thought

20. Moss Eggs: Delicate spring grass glued on an egg. These are cool, and, for some reason, also slightly weird to me.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Squirrelly Minds

21. Paint Splatter Eggs: It doesn't get much easier than splattering paint on an egg. Jackson Pollock would approve.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Eggs
Brit + Co.

22. Galaxy Eggs: These eggs are out of this world.

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
Paper & Stitch

23. Pink Moon Eggs: Nick Drake-style Easter eggs for the emo among us. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
Bitte Shop

24. Easter Bunny Eggs: Sweet bunny eggs asleep in their cozy egg onesies. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Let's Mingle Blog

25. Sprinkle Eggs: These confetti eggs are ready to party! Super easy to make, they bring lots of colorful fun.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
We Are Scout

26. Chalkboard Eggs: Create a new design every day with this clever idea. Now you just need to learn to draw those cute bunnies!

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate and Dye Easter Eggs
Paper & Stitch

27. Artist Egg: Portrait of an artist as a young egg. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Lovely Indeed

28. Washi Tape Eggs: Tiny taped shapes turn these plain white ovoids into funky fun.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye + Decorate Easter Eggs
The Proper Blog

29. His & Her Eggs: Lips and a moustache are the only disguise these eggs wear.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate & Dye Easter Eggs
Sarah Hearts

30. Monogrammed Eggs: Your initials or an Easter greeting on the incredible, edible egg. Happy typography for the win!

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate and Dye Easter Eggs
Oh So Beautiful Paper

31. Tropical Leaf Eggs: A jungle of boho styling makes these botanical Easter Eggs extra special.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate and Dye Easter Eggs
Brit + Co.

32. Pointillism Eggs: Dotty designs using any shape you choose. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate & Dye Easter Eggs
Martha Stewart

33. Lace-Dipped Eggs: Tightly wrap eggs in lace before they take the dip-dye plunge. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate and Dye Easter Eggs
Live Well Travel Often

34. Penned Eggs: White pen + Brown egg = Delicate designs. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Your Easter Eggs
Oh Happy Day

35. Calligraphied Eggs: Beautiful script for all your Easter wishes.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye & Decorate Easter Eggs
Oh So Beautiful Paper

36. Pink and Gold Mist Eggs: A hint of pink, a dash of gold. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Urban Comfort

37. Striped Eggs. A super-slick way to stripe your eggs. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Mom Spark

38. Quilted Eggs: Patches of dye and painted stitches create eggs that are practically cozy.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
A Subtle Revelry

39. Silly Face Eggs: Quirky, colorful eggs with abstract expressions.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate and Dye Easter Eggs
My Melodrama

40. Decoupage Eggs: Use these tropical images to deck those eggs.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Decorate and Dye Easter Eggs
Design Improvised

41. Stenciled Eggs: Using tape and the shapes of your choosing, you can create patterns to your heart's content. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Oh Joy!

42. Confetti Eggs: Bring the party to your ovoids. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs.
Tera Janelle

43. Marbled Gold Eggs: Using grape juice and paint you can create a marbled dozen.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Freutcake

44. Nylon Floral Eggs: Beautiful designs using nature and netting. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Super Make It

45. Highlighter Pen Eggs: Achieve a watercolor look with a set of highlighter markers.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Delineate Your Dwellig

46. Fruit & Veggie Stamped Eggs: The tiniest produce on display.

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
The Inspired Room

47. Marker Colored Eggs: Use markers to make a set of colorful spring eggs. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
The Casual Craftlete

48. Paper Napkin Eggs: These paper napkin eggs remind me of classic Scandinavian design and they are a piece of cake to make. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Eggs
Sugar & Charm

49. Gradient Eggs: Put your dozen in a row and gradually deepen the color. 

 

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs
Unsophisticook

50. Rubber Cement Eggs: You can make cool shapes and swirls using a double-dye process and rubber cement. 

 

Whew! We made it! Fifty gorgeous, completely DIYable Easter eggs for you to decorate this spring. Now, hop to it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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troutay on Mar 12, 2017:

Beautiful eggs! thanks for the post!


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