The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs

by Alicia Lacy

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!

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Make These: Surprise Easter Egg Bath Bombs!

by M.E. Gray

How to make homemade bath bombs using plastic eggs as molds

DIY Bath Bombs - these come with a little something extra!

What sounds better: Soaking in a hot, bubbly bath? Or eating chocolate out of a plastic egg that used to be sitting in your backyard? Yeah, we thought so. These Easter eggs definitely have the better treat inside - DIY homemade bath bombs! Bath bombs are easy enough to pick up at the mall, but are much more affordable to make at home. Plus these Easter egg bath bombs come with a little surprise chick inside. I mean, c'mon. That's adorable.

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Frugal Easter Eggs--Skip the Kit

by DIY Maven

Frugal Easter Eggs--Skip the Kit

Skip the kit and make your own colorful Easter eggs with this super simple recipe from smallhomestead.com.

All you need:

  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 10 to 20 drops of food coloring

All you do:

Combine the ingredients in a cup, and dip the eggs into the dye until they color to the desired hue. Let them dry completely.

To tart them up:

Go to Small Homestead for more clever and simple ideas on how to spice up your Easter eggs. The tie-die technique is particularly interesting.

Image courtesy of Small Homestead.

 

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