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Fun and Creative Ways to Dye Easter Eggs This Holiday!

When Easter comes along so does the fun task of creating beautiful colored Easter Eggs for the whole family to enjoy! However, did you know of all the different types of eggs you can make?

From neon marble to completely natural dye based eggs, this is a project the whole family can have fun taking part in! Give it a try and see what gorgeous colors you can come up with!

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Materials Needed

Marble Eggs

  • pre-made hard boiled eggs
  • gel food coloring
  • boiling water

Natural Dye Eggs

  • flowers and leaves
  • purple cabbage
  • yellow onion skins
  • cranberries
  • eggs
  • pantyhose
  • twist ties
  • vinegar

Speckled Eggs

  • white vinegar
  • pre-made hard boiled eggs
  • food coloring
  • brown craft paint
  • toothbrush

Glow In The Dark Eggs

  • pre-made hard boiled eggs
  • shaving cream
  • glow in the dark paint
  • paper towels
  • a container
  • spoon

Directions

Marble Eggs

Add your choice of gel coloring to mugs, then fill with boiling water.

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Take pre-made hard boiled eggs and roll them over the counter to crack the shells, then place into the mugs.

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Allow eggs to sit in coloring for 7 hours before removing.

Then you are finished!

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Natural Dye Eggs

Place sliced cabbage into pot and use egg to measure the appropiate water level to use. Then boil for 30 minutes.

Same with the yellow onion skins and cranberries.

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Take your egg and wrap some of the flower petals around it, then place it into the toe portion of your pantyhose and twist tie it shut.

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Once your cabbage has cooled, strain out the cabbage and add 4 tablespoons of vinegar to dye. Add in egg and return to a boil for 30 minutes, then allow to sit for 2 hours.

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Remove pantyhose, flowers, and leaves, and you are finished!

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Speckled Eggs

Add a teaspoon of white vinegar to each mug.

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Add food coloring and fill mugs with water to 3/4 full. Stir and add in pre-made hard boiled eggs.

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Remove eggs after a 5 minutes so that they show off a light pastel color.

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Use an old toothbrush covered with brown paint to add a speckled effect to the eggs.

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Finished!

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Glow In The Dark Eggs

Fill a container with shaving cream deep enough to cover your pre-made hard boiled eggs.

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Add in glow in the dark paint to your shaving cream.

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Use a spoon to stir the mixture and then add your eggs to the container.

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All the eggs to sit for 10 minutes and then flip them over and allow to sit for another 10 minutes.

Once removed, wipe off excess shaving cream, hit the lights, and watch them glow!

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