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20 Pretty Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

easter egg dying
Easter will be here before you know it and so will all the fun activities. Instead of just doing the traditional dyeing, why don’t you try one of these cool decorating ideas for your eggs this year? I’m especially fond of the pretty marbled effect. See more after the jump.


  • Natural Dye 1 of 20
    Natural Dye
    These gorgeous colors were made from natural dyes.
    Click here for the tutorial from 3191
  • Fabric Covered 2 of 20
    Fabric Covered
    You probably shouldn't try this with real eggs but it makes for nice decoration.
    Click here for the tutorial from V and Co
  • Pysanky 3 of 20
    Pysanky
    Impress everyone with your detailed eggs by following the simple instructions for these Pysanky eggs.
    Click here for the tutorial from BHG
  • Grassy 4 of 20
    Grassy
    I love the grass detail added to the bottom of these eggs.
    Click here for the tutorial from BHG
  • Neon 5 of 20
    Neon
    Bring the neon trend to your Easter eggs this year with this colorful dye approach.
    Click here for the tutorial on Oh Joy
  • Taped Design 6 of 20
    Taped Design
    Make a geometric design with tape before you dip your egg in the dye for a modern look.
    Click here for the tutorial from Sweet Paul Magazine
  • Surprise Eggs 7 of 20
    Surprise Eggs
    Not only do you crack these for a special surprise, read the post to find out how to get those vibrant colors too.
    Click here for the tutorial from Not Martha
  • Embroidery Thread 8 of 20
    Embroidery Thread
    It's probably best to try this look on fake eggs so your real egg isn't hard to crack into.
    Click here to learn more about these eggs from Craft Berry Bush
  • Thread Wrapped 9 of 20
    Thread Wrapped
    Add thread for some extra texture.
    Click here for the tutorial from Martha Stewart
  • Tie Design 10 of 20
    Tie Design
    If you have some old ties hanging around, give this method a try.
    Click here for the tutorial from Jany Claire
  • Ukrainian 11 of 20
    Ukrainian
    These look way more complicated than they actually are.
    Click here for the tutorial on Design Sponge
  • Mustache Eggs 12 of 20
    Mustache Eggs
    I like that these little guys are wearing striped shirts to match their mustaches.
    Click here for the tutorial from Oh What Fun
  • Little Chickens 13 of 20
    Little Chickens
    Add some felt pieces for a cutesy look.
    Click here for the tutorial from Martha Stewart
  • CMK eggs 14 of 20
    CMK eggs
    For the color/design lover in the family.
    Click here for the tutorial from Martha Stewart
  • Marbled 15 of 20
    Marbled
    These might be my favorites of the bunch. I love the pretty marbled effect.
    Click here for the tutorial from Sweet Paul Magazine
  • Gilded 16 of 20
    Gilded
    Create metallic eggs and give the kid who finds the gold one a special bonus.
    Click here for the tutorial from Sweet Paul Magazine
  • Egg Heads 17 of 20
    Egg Heads
    Give your eggs personality with little hats and faces.
    Click here for the tutorial in Sweet Paul Magazine
  • Markers 18 of 20
    Markers
    No dye needed. Make pretty patterns with markers.
    Click here for the tutorial from Parents
  • Tape 19 of 20
    Tape
    Colorful tape is easy to find these days and makes for a nice striped design.
    Click here for the tutorial from Parents
  • Washi Tape 20 of 20
    Washi Tape
    Yet another great use of the universal washi tape.
    photo credit: Teip

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