Alternative Natural Easter Egg Dye

created at: 04/01/2010

The softer colors of these naturally dyed easter eggs is simple, pastel and …well, natural. They don’t have the intensity of the store bought, pop-in tablets but the smell of white vinegar is sure to awaken the olfactory senses that will transport you to Easters past. The colors can be created by using basic

created at: 04/01/2010

kitchen ingredients such as beet juice, blueberries, curry powder, paprika, grape juice, daffodil heads, black tea and probably coffee for deep chocolate brown. (You may have to do a half and half with the brown to make it look Easter-y)Oh yeah, cooked spinach will yield a nice green.

The white vinegar is a must, and the longer you soak, the deeper the colors become. It’s a delightfully refreshing change from what we’ve seen for umpteen years.

Read more over on My Little Hen, or check out this Curbly Original How-To Video: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs.

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