Why not start a new tradition in your home and decorate wooden eggs? They are unbreakable, cruelty-free, and will be enjoyed for many years to come! You can even date the eggs so your kids can remember when they made them! I think this is a great keepsake, and great way to remember this special time! We also have some tips to help you dye these wooden eggs.
Keep reading after the jump to find out how to dye wood eggs!
~ HOW TO DYE WOOD ~
Wood Eggs, Price: $15.00
In a stainless steel or glass bowl, mix 8 cups of boiling water with Rit dye powder (recipes at ritdye.com)
Submerge wood until desired color is achieved, agitating gently (up to 30 minutes)
Wood will dry lighter than when wet
For darker or more concentrated color, leave in longer
Let dry overnight on paper towels
To seal (optional): spray with polyurethane, a clear acrylic spray, dip in varnish, or paint with a high gloss nail polish sealer such as Seche Vite
Inspiration Images to Dye your Wooden Eggs:
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For even more decorating tips, check out: Decorating Tips to Dye For: 8 ways to dress up those Easter eggs