5 Fantastic New Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

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Easter eggs dyed coloredEaster for kids means coloring or decorating Easter eggs in some manner, does it not? Well, Easter Sunday 2011 is April 24, and parents, that would be THIS Sunday.

Not ready with the pretty colored eggs yet? No worries -- 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.

5 Fantastic New Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Here's a fun roundup of DIY Easter Egg Decorating Ideas you and your kids can use together.

1. If you don't care for the smell of vinegar, however nostalgic, try using these super-easy recipes for Handmade Fruit & Vegetable Easter Egg Paints from Meyamo. Lovely and all natural!

paints Easter egg all natural

2. Got a stitch-happy kid? Then why not take on these tricky but gorgeous Cross-Stitch Easter Eggs (via Sublime Stitching). Take a peek over at Hand Dyed Fibers to see the secret as to how this is done. Hint: Very carefully.

cross-stitch Easter eggs

3. How adorable are these Papier-Mache 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. 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 -- their plantable paper, which can be used as eco-friendly Easter grass and then planted!

star eggs blue Easter

5. If you want wild and colorful eggs this year, then try some Tie-Dyed Easter Eggs (not pictured) from Crafting a Green World.

How are you decorating your Easter eggs this year?

 

Images via JoshBerglund19/Flickr, Meyamo, Forostyuk Inna, not martha, and Botanical PaperWorks

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ELIZA... ELIZABETHSMO902

I bought a marbleized kit ...the eggs came out beautiful and it wasn't as messy as dying eggs !

butte... butterflymkm

The cross stitch ones look really tricky.

Carol... Caroline2010

super cute! i cant wait until my dd is old enough to do this!

karis... karischub

I've been cross stitching since I was eight and I can't see those easter eggs being anything but a major headache! They are definitely beautiful though...

Addys... Addys_Mom

we're doing our eggs tomorrow. Im excited :) I love coloring eggs


 

No_Di... No_Difference

We "blow" eggs to get the yolk out (a tiny hole carefully punched on the top and bottom of the eggs accomplish this) and then carefully paint designs on them and hang them outside in a tree. They last until they break, so we only actually do this every couple of years.... I think we might be this year since we're going to the inlaws this time and I dont' feel like traveling with a bunch of fragile eggs....

ethan... ethans_momma06

I love the different way people do their eggs. Love it!

slw123 slw123

Wow, looks nice, but I'm sticking with the old fashioned dye kits.

aneela aneela

buying some from the store

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