Last-Minute Easter Egg Dyeing Trick -- No Kit Required (VIDEO)

Pinterest provides a ton of creative ideas to dye Easter eggs as an alternative to the traditional dye kit we can find in stores. When I saw the option to dye Easter eggs with shaving cream pop up again and again, I decided to give it a try! 

I loved this idea because all you need to complete the craft is shaving cream, eggs, and food coloring -- things I already had on hand. After spraying shaving cream into a shallow glass dish, we added drops of food coloring, swirled it around and rolled our eggs through.

After letting the eggs dry a bit with the colorful shaving cream in place, we wiped them off and were eager to discover whether or not the color actually stuck!

Take a look at how our Easter eggs turned out and find out if I think this is a Pinterest win or a Pinterest fail!

For more Pinterest-inspired projects from me, and don't forget to follow along on Pinterest for more great crafty inspiration!

What creative techniques have you used to dye Easter eggs?

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youth... youthfulsoul

Um eww. Don't think shaving creams meant to ingest...assuming you would be eating those eggs. We always do.

nonmember avatar Melissa

Umm..@youthfulsoul, I'm pretty sure they're not going to be ingesting the shell of the eggs. That is what you dye...the shell.

stace... stacey541

Egg shells are very porous and the shaving cream will seep through and make the eggs taste nasty/toxic. I would use whipped cream if you want them edible.

Julia Durchanek

Yeah, I am worried about the shaving cream "flavor" seeping into the eggs. I think I am going to use Cool Whip.

nonmember avatar Sic

Dying eggs, typically is used as a center piece therefore at room temp. Eggs are room temp should not be eaten anyway, so there is no reason to be worried about the shaving cream being toxic..

youth... youthfulsoul

I realize you don't eat the shell. Duh. But where we come from we color, hide, hunt and then eat the eggs. Not trying to poison anyone here and yes the toxins will seep through.

Achieving Clarity

Turned out great!  Did you use warm eggs or cold?  The cold one I tried was much less vibrant than the warm ones.

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