Easter is fast approaching and if you’re trying to get ready, there are probably many things on your To-Do list. Whether you have children or not, Easter egg decorating can be a fun activity and also a wonderful way to decorate your home. You might not realize that there are actually many different ways to decorate Easter eggs. In addition to the eggs themselves, there are many different ways you can display them and decorate them around your home.
For example, you may create an Easter centerpiece for your table. Some people use decorated eggs in an outdoor Easter holiday display. You can create eggs to be given in Easter baskets or given as gifts and you can create Easter eggs that will last for future years and make great home décor.
Now that you know some of the things you can do with your eggs, what are some ways you can decorate them?
- Crayon colors
- Sailing ships
- Rubber banded eggs
- Tie-dyed eggs
- Leaf print eggs
- Fingerprint eggs
- Marbleized eggs
- Dots and lines
- Tape and paint
- And many more
Feel free to be as creative as you’d like with your Easter egg decorating for this is part of the fun and appeal. It can be very exciting to see what types of designs and styles you can come up with.
Here are some additional ideas:
- Create Easter eggs with personality- make an Easter egg family (mom, dad, children, grandparents, etc) or Dr and Nurse Egg, etc
- Create blown eggs so that they can be kept for many years and not go bad
- Create planter pots out of your painted eggshells by breaking the top and putting a small plant inside
Did you know that you can even decorate your Easter eggs with common things you see and find around your home? Before your next egg-decorating session, search your home and try to round up:
- Bubble packaging
- Aluminum foil
- Rubber bands
- String and ribbon
- Tissue paper
- Light bulb sleeves
You may even come up with some ideas of your own when you start collecting these things. Remember when you work with real eggs that you should boil them for about 15 minutes and then allow them to cool completely before getting started. Always protect your work area and your clothing if you will be working with paints. Never eat an egg that was painted with acrylics or non-food grade dyes.
We hope you enjoy these ideas and have a wonderful, safe Easter holiday!