8 Fantastic New Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Easter eggs dyed colored

Easter is around the corner, which means it's time to get out the food coloring, glitter, and glue, and make gorgeous eggs for the bunny to hide. The store-bought dye kits make it easy, but for parents looking to class it up this year with some prettier, more modern Easter eggs, we've rounded up some fantastic and unique DIY Easter egg decorating ideas, so you and your kids can make some extra-special eggs for the holiday.

1. Vegetable Dyes

If you don't care for the smell of vinegar, however nostalgic, try using these super-easy recipes for handmade fruit and vegetable Easter egg paints from Meyamo. Lovely and all natural!

paints Easter egg all natural

2. Shaving Cream Eggs

Not in the mood to get all those little dye cups out? We don't blame you. This shaving cream method by Crafty Morning gives you the same bright colors -- with a cool swirling effect -- and you only have to mess up one pan. 

shaving cream colored easter eggs

3. Easy Papier-Mâché Eggs

How adorable are these papier-mâché Easter eggs by Not Martha? So fun, festive, and fillable too -- so get out the yummy Easter chocolates and jelly beans!

papier mache easter eggs

4. Star Spangled Easter Eggs

We love the clean and colorful look of these star-specked Easter eggs by Botanical PaperWorks, whose idea can be used to include all kinds of sticker shapes. Also very cool -- its plantable paper, which can be used as eco-friendly Easter grass and then planted!

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Botanical Paperworks

5. Eggs in Disguise

What do bunnies want? Carrots! Which is why these DIY baby carrot eggs are so brilliant. The blog A Night Owl has an easy tutorial for giving your Easter egg hunt a twist and turning it into a carrot harvest. The Easter Bunny will be so pleased!

diy mini carrot easter eggs

6. Oil Marbled Easter Eggs

No, these aren't works of art -- although they look like it. These are actually marbled eggs by Crafty Morning that use food coloring and vegetable oil to create a cool, colorful effect that makes them look like precious stones. Stunning!

diy marbled easter eggs

7. Glitter Dipped Easter Eggs

I know, I know -- glitter is what crafting nightmares are made off. But this tutorial by Frugal Momeh actually makes it look doable. Plus, they look so sophisticated. Plus, you Mod Podge them so the glitter doesn't get everywhere.

More from CafeMom: 10 Fun & Easy Easter Crafts for Kids

glitter dipped easter eggs tutorial

8. Galaxy Eggs

These galaxy eggs by Dream a Little Bigger are SO. COOL. Even better? They're super easy to pull off. All you need is some paint and her simple-to-follow tutorial. Happy hunting!


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