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!
1. Mudcloth Eggs: These eggs are modern, minimal, and so stunning.
2. Dyed Robin Eggs: Dyed with cabbage and flecked with edible gold dust, these eggs are safe to eat in addition to being gorgeous.
3. Tattooed Eggs: Ink those eggs! These easy egg tattoos go on in just thirty seconds, and look crisp as can be.
4. Watercolor Floral Eggs: Food coloring + Paintbrush + Sharpie + (Artistry) = These gorgeous eggs that make me think of Rifle Paper Co. flowers!
5. Gold Leaf Eggs: They’re delicate and timeless.
6. Botanical Eggs: Moody eggs so beautiful that I want to quit my day job and craft them for a living.
7. Typography Eggs: #springy #punny #eggs
8. Foliage Eggs: You can put all the spring flowers on your eggs!
9. Pineapple Egg: Transform your egg into fruit!
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!
11. Pantone Eggs: Organize those eggs by color!
12. Southwestern Eggs: It doesn’t get much better than a blooming cactus.
13. Ombre Eggs: Easter eggs with just the right amount of color and shading.
14. Silk Tie Eggs: I just learned that you can color an egg using a silk tie! Mind exploded!
15. Black & White Eggs: Classic colors + classic design.
16. Eggs a Dozen Ways: Using a variety of everyday materials, you can create a special dozen.
17. Mosaic Eggs: A beautiful resolution to the Humpty Dumpty situation.
18. Star Sign Eggs: What’s your sign? Turn your Easter into a horological experience by hand-painting astrological signs onto those mini-orbs.
19. Dip Dyed Eggs: Half-egg, half-neon! All geometric fun.
20. Moss Eggs: Delicate spring grass glued on an egg. These are cool, and, for some reason, also slightly weird to me.
21. Paint Splatter Eggs: It doesn’t get much easier than splattering paint on an egg. Jackson Pollock would approve.
22. Galaxy Eggs: These eggs are out of this world.
23. Pink Moon Eggs: Nick Drake-style Easter eggs for the emo among us.
24. Easter Bunny Eggs: Sweet bunny eggs asleep in their cozy egg onesies.
25. Sprinkle Eggs: These confetti eggs are ready to party! Super easy to make, they bring lots of colorful fun.
26. Chalkboard Eggs: Create a new design every day with this clever idea. Now you just need to learn to draw those cute bunnies!
27. Artist Egg: Portrait of an artist as a young egg.
28. Washi Tape Eggs: Tiny taped shapes turn these plain white ovoids into funky fun.
29. His & Her Eggs: Lips and a moustache are the only disguise these eggs wear.
30. Monogrammed Eggs: Your initials or an Easter greeting on the incredible, edible egg. Happy typography for the win!
31. Tropical Leaf Eggs: A jungle of boho styling makes these botanical Easter Eggs extra special.
32. Pointillism Eggs: Dotty designs using any shape you choose.
33. Lace-Dipped Eggs: Tightly wrap eggs in lace before they take the dip-dye plunge.
34. Penned Eggs: White pen + Brown egg = Delicate designs.
35. Calligraphied Eggs: Beautiful script for all your Easter wishes.
36. Pink and Gold Mist Eggs: A hint of pink, a dash of gold.
37. Striped Eggs. A super-slick way to stripe your eggs.
38. Quilted Eggs: Patches of dye and painted stitches create eggs that are practically cozy.
39. Silly Face Eggs: Quirky, colorful eggs with abstract expressions.
40. Decoupage Eggs: Use these tropical images to deck those eggs.
41. Stenciled Eggs: Using tape and the shapes of your choosing, you can create patterns to your heart’s content.
42. Confetti Eggs: Bring the party to your ovoids.
43. Marbled Gold Eggs: Using grape juice and paint you can create a marbled dozen.
44. Nylon Floral Eggs: Beautiful designs using nature and netting.
45. Highlighter Pen Eggs: Achieve a watercolor look with a set of highlighter markers.
46. Fruit & Veggie Stamped Eggs: The tiniest produce on display.
47. Marker Colored Eggs: Use markers to make a set of colorful spring eggs.
48. Paper Napkin Eggs: These paper napkin eggs remind me of classic Scandinavian design and they are a piece of cake to make.
49. Gradient Eggs: Put your dozen in a row and gradually deepen the color.
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!
Beautiful eggs! thanks for the post!