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23 Egg-cellent Easter Egg Craft Ideas

Mar 28 2015 - 8:42am

When it comes to decorating Easter eggs, it's easy to buy a coloring kit at the store and call it a day. This year, why not try something that's just as simple but way more stylish? From glitter and gold to floral prints, there are plenty of creative ways to style your eggs this Easter. Check out these 15 egg-traordinary ideas!

Chalkboard Painted Eggs

Write sweet messages to your tots on these chalkboard eggs [1].

Source: Apartment Therapy [2]

The Golden Egg

These eggs may look like a million bucks [3], but they cost less than $10 to make!

Source: Little Inspiration [4]

Spring Stenciling

Give the traditional dye job an upgrade with the easy addition of contact-paper motifs [5].

Source: One Charming Party [6]

Glittery Polka Dots

Give your eggs a glitz makeover with some sparkly polka dots [7].

Source: Domestifluff [8]

Paper Punch Eggs

Styrofoam forms provide the base for these clever, crafty eggs [9].

Source: Nikki, In Stitches [10]

A Family Affair

Rather than personalizing eggs with names, do it with a photo [11]. We swear it's easier than it seems!

Source: The American Egg Board [12]

Eggs Au Naturel

Green moms will love these eco-friendly eggs [13], which use fruits and veggies instead of artificial dyes.

Photo: Sarah Lipoff

Neon Dipped Eggs

Have an on-trend Easter with this neon dip-dye technique [14].

Source: The Merriment Blog [15]

Wrap Party!

Got some bubble wrap lying around? Coat it with acrylic paint, and gently roll an egg over it to create this cool pattern [16].

Source: The American Egg Board [17]

Twine Time

Wrapping plastic Easter eggs in brightly colored baker's twine [18] gives them a rustic, homespun look.

Source: Landeelu [19]

A Rainbow Surprise

This craft [20] takes a little extra time and effort, but your kids will adore cracking these eggs, which reveal hidden surprises!

Source: Not Martha [21]

Nature-Inspired Silhouettes

Herbs or other small, flat leaves provide the stencils for these pretty prints [22].

Source: Spoonful [23]

Nail Polish Eggs

Don't waste money on store-bought dyes! Instead, use your nail polish collection [24] to create a masterpiece.

Source: Little Inspiration [25]

ABCs and 123s

If your penmanship isn't up to par, place number or letter stickers [26] on eggs before dipping them into egg dye.

Source: The American Egg Board [27]


Get your hands on a few rolls of washi tape [28], and go to town — no messy dye required!

Source: Lovely Indeed [29]

Tie Dye – Typography Easter Eggs

Take egg dying to a whole new level by creating Sugar Bee Crafts' Tie Dye-Typography Easter Eggs [30].

Whipped Cream Dyed Eggs

We're willing to bet that you didn't know you could dye eggs with whipped cream. Did you? My Baking Addiction [31] will show you how.

Chalky Easter Eggs

Using chalkboard paint and plastic eggs, LollyJane's pastel Chalky Easter Eggs [32] are a beautiful addition to the table.

Decoupage Surprise Eggs

We know more than few kids (and their parents) who would love to crack open these Decoupage Surprise Eggs [33] and see what's hiding inside them.

DIY Mr. and Mrs. Egg

Talk about a cute craft! These Mr. and Mrs. Eggs [34] are the perfect vehicle to get kids dreaming up their own stories.

Perfect Polka Dot Eggs

This quick and easy craft doesn't require anything more than a Sharpie marker and some polka dot drawing skills [35].

Sugar Decorated Easter Eggs

Your kids won't be eating these Sugar Decorated Easter Eggs [36], but that doesn't mean that much of the sanding sugar won't end up in their mouths in the process of crafting them.

Tissue Paper Easter Eggs

These Tissue Paper Easter Eggs [37] are so beautiful, you'll want to leave them out well after Easter Sunday!

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