12 Cute Easter Egg Decorating Ideas You Need to Try
Think outside the box (of dye, that is) with these creative Easter egg decorating ideas. Spoiler alert: One of them even involves glitter!
Courtesy of Lily Ardor
Easter eggs, but make them elegant. That’s how we feel about these major metallics from Lily Ardor. The eggs are made with copper and gold leaf (which is available at craft stores). For a more modern vibe, add pops of geometric designs in 3-D black paint.
Taste of Home
Kick the chemical-containing colors to the curb—you can get pretty hues using ingredients you already have in your kitchen, like onions or grape juice. No matter what type of dye you use, follow these tips to make sure your Easter eggs are safe to eat.
Courtesy of Craft and Creativity
Pretty pastels + a bevy of blossoms = some serious spring vibes. To make these eggs from Craft and Creativity, wrap floral fabric around each egg, then brush over with a decoupage lacquer (like Mod Podge) to hold it all in place. (Psst: Florals are one of the 11 home decor trends that are huge right now, too.)
These adorable eggs, which are wrapped in assorted silk ties, are almost too pretty to eat. If you’re hosting Easter dinner, pile the eggs in a natural nest for a stylish spring centerpiece, then accessorize with pretty plates and other dreamy decor.
Courtesy of Hello, Wonderful
It doesn’t get much easier (or more fun) than this colorful craft from Hello, Wonderful. And it’s perfect for the little ones to get involved. All you need are eggs, shaving cream and rainbow tempera paints. P.S. These easy no-bake recipes are the perfect fuel for the kiddos while you decorate.
Courtesy of Lovely Indeed
Deck out your dozen with strips of prettily patterned washi tape like Lovely Indeed. Mix and match shapes and shades for a beautifully bright batch (or try a mosaic by scattering tiny pieces around the shell). But first, follow this guide to making the perfect hard boiled eggs.
Courtesy of Salty Canary
Sneak into your kid’s school supply stash for this awesome egg decorating hack from Salty Canary. And as fun as going crazy with pink, orange and yellow highlighters might be, when it comes to actually peeling the eggs to eat them? Eh, not so much. To make it easier, try this quick trick.
Courtesy of Studio DIY
All That Glitters
For super sparkly spheres, coat your eggs in confetti, like these from Studio DIY. (Pro Tip: start with a pastel painted shell for an added pop.) If you want your food to be just as festive, make one of these creative confetti-filled confections.
Courtesy of One Little Project
Pardon the pun but these galaxy eggs from One Little Project are, well, out of this world. Inspired by the night sky, they’re “dyed” with nail polish and then splattered with starry sparkles for an extraterrestrial effect. To use up the leftovers, try one of these tasty hard boiled egg recipes.
Courtesy of Kara's Party Ideas
I scream, you scream, we all scream for these cute creations courtesy of Kara’s Party Ideas. And if all that crafting has you craving a cone (the real kind!), whip up one of these homemade ice cream recipes to cool off.
Courtesy of Printable Crush
Pretty place card or edible Easter egg? The correct answer would be both. Printable Crush shows us how to dip eggs in just a splash of color at the bottom, then take a calligraphy pen and hand-letter the names of your guests. You can also write festive phrases instead, like “Hoppy Easter” or “How egg-cellent.”
Courtesy of Dream a Little Bigger
Cue all the nostalgia. Just like some of our favorite throwback school lunch recipes, these color-changing eggs from Dream a Little Bigger will take you right back to mood rings and the ’90s. When you pick one up, the warmth of your hand transforms the plain black shell into a rainbow of shimmering shades.