Friday, April 18, 2014

egg decorating ideas

eggsWe are really excited that our nieces are coming from out-of-state today! (They are 2 and 3 years-old, and are Nolan’s best friends.) I bought lots of eggs to decorate with them this weekend.

I’ve only done typical egg-decorating—using the dyes that come in the “Paas” box, and taking a white crayon to write my name or make a design. I’ve been spying these new ideas on Pinterest recently, and I can’t wait to try one or two of them!


Source: Martha Stewart
I am in love with these pretty, glittery eggs. And I like that this tutorial explains how to blow the raw whites & yolk out of the egg so that you only have a shell (and therefore can keep the eggs for more than one year).
 
Source: Mom.me.
Aren’t these adorable? They’re colored with pastel Sharpies (with the detail in Sharpie pens)!! How easy!
 
Source: oh my little dears
Gorgeous dyed eggs, wrapped in washi tape and lacy ribbon, to be used as placeholders on the table :)


Source: McCormick
I want to run to the store right now to pick up these McCormick neon colors (box of 4). I wonder if they really turn out this bright & vivid!

 
Source: McCormick
The link will take you to the “recipe” for this marbleized egg—which is 1/4 cup boiling water, 1 teaspoon vinegar, 1/8 teaspoon oil, and 4-8 drops of food coloring. (I really want to try this one, but I might have to do it at a separate table from the kids because of the boiling water part.)

Have you tried any of these before? Do they work? Do tell!

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