Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Top 25 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas For Kids

If you’re planning on dyeing quite a few eggs, you definitely want them to be safe to eat! Here are 25 Easter egg decorating ideas that are safe to eat after all the decorating is complete!

Naturally Dyed Eggs

Naturally Dyed Eggs

Instructions from MOMables HERE

Mixing natural ingredients from your pantry can create a great array of soft pastels.

Plant Neutrals

Neutrals

Instructions from savvysugar.com HERE

Attaching a leaf from any herbs you have can create some interesting patterns when dyeing the eggs.

Lace Eggs

Lace Prints

Instructions from diy til we die  HERE

Another great way to create patterns is to use lace!

Decorative Tape

Tape Eggs

Instructions from Lovely Indeed HERE

Layering Colors

Layering Colors

Instructions from Martha Stewart HERE

Another great way to use tape is to change the patterns and dye your egg multiple times and shifting the tape a bit, giving the design a peak of all the different colors. You can also attach letters and other types of stickers, to create neat silhouettes.

Ombre Eggs

Ombre Eggs

Photo Source: Carla Styles

Using food dyes, creating a colorful set of eggs is a breeze!

Fabric Trimmings

Fabric Trimmings

Directions from Good Housekeeping HERE

Possibilities of what kinds of trimmings you can use to decorate the eggs are vast.

Now on to the less edible but very fun crafty egg decorating ideas!

Bubble Packaging Technique

Bubble Packaging Technique

Directions from Spoonful HERE

If you have a bit of bubble wrap around, use it to dip in to paint and create some interesting patterns!

Napkin Stickers

Napkin Stickers

Photo Source: Hometalk 

This is a great technique to use some of those gorgeous prints you get on decorative napkins. Cut out the design and with the help of some crafts glue, you’ve got a masterpiece!

Speckled Eggs

Speckled Eggs

Instructions from Southern Living HERE

Eggs can be carefully drained beforehand, dyed any desired color, and then speckle them to perfection!

Onion Shell Marbled Dye

Onion Shell Dyes

Instructions from krorotak HERE

Gorgeous and abstract patterns are created when you paint over the onion shells.

Watercolor

Water Color

Instructions from Alisa Burke HERE

This would be fund for the kids to get creative and decorate the eggs after they’ve been dyed all the lovely colors.

Bunny Face

Bunny Face

Instructions from Parents.com HERE

This cute bunny face is easily done with just a few materials.

Sparkle Polka Dots

Sparkle Polka Dots

Instructions from domestifluff.com HERE

Clear adhesive dots or other shapes can be used all over the eggs and dipped in to some colorful glitter!

String Dyeing

String Dyeing

Photo Source: Spoonful

Dipping stings in to colorful paints and then gently pressing against the egg creates this very interesting design.

Cotton

Cotton

Instructions from krokonat HERE

Paint the strip of cotton as many colors as it fits, to create a subtle gradient effect on your eggs.

Animal Faces

Animal Faces

Photo Source: craftgawker.com

Move over Easter Bunny, here’s a collection of other cute animals that can create a lovely addition to your Easter.

Dried Flowers

Dried Flowers

Photo Source: Modernmagazin.com

If you have some dried wildflowers on hand, why not glue then on to some eggs for a very rustic look.

Melted Crayon

Melted Crayon

Photo Source: sasinteriors.net

Melted crayons never looked so good! This technique can create an array of abstract designs.

Paint and Toothpicks Art

Paint and Toothpicks Art

Photo Source: Beauty Harmony Life

Using a toothpick, you can create very lovely details on the eggs, such as flowers or even a mini scenery, if you’re up to the challenge!

Marbleized with Nail Polish

Marbelized with Nail Polish

Instructions by Camille Styles HERE

If you have some bright nail polishes you may have purchased, and never ended up using, why not put them to use for this lovely, swirly designed egg art?

Dots

Dots

Instructions from Martha Stewart HERE

This would be a great activity for kids to learn a bit about the color wheel!

Glitterific

Glitter

Intructions on Martha Stewart

Though glitter can get messy, its always great fun to use it for crafts, especially to glam up some Easter Eggs!

Mosaic Eggs

Masaic Eggs

Instructions: Sweet Anne Designs

This it a great use of those cracked eggs you sometimes get when boiling eggs, you can paint them, and glue them on to other eggs for a very mosaic-like finish.

Permanent Marker Pysanky

Permanent Marker Pysanky

Photo Source: Babble

Permanent markers are a great way to decorate eggs, you can finds loads of inspirations for designs online.

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