Before you Decorate Easter Eggs, Try This Golden Trick

Golden egg trick | How to scramble your eggs before you hard boil them!

The internet is teeming with hacks and tricks, and as we all know, a lot of them just aren't true. It's the nature of the beast. The same freedom that allows anyone to have a voice on the web also means people just get on the internet and tell lies (it's true, Buster)! I saw this trick a while back for how to pre-scramble eggs before you cook them and I was mildly skeptical. Continue Reading

Make These! Feminist Easter Eggs (+ Free Printable)

Feminista Easter Eggs (+ Free Printable) | Curbly.com

Eggs are inherently feminine, right? They are a direct manifestation of a female creature walking around, just doing her female thing. Easter, back in its day, was pretty feminine too. Originally a celebration of the spring equinox, it's a day that used to be set aside in reverence of the Sumerian goddess of love and fertility, Ishtar. You know what else is pretty womanly? Me! The author of this post! With all of these elements combined (plus a dash of energy from the influx of female empowerment that I'm feeling everywhere around me), I decided to decorate my Easter eggs in pink and symbols of power. Continue Reading

The 50 Best Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs

50 Ways to Dye and Decorate Easter Eggs

Spring has sprung and Easter egg season is here! Gone are the days of simply dropping tablets into water and vinegar and plastic-wrapping your eggs. Though there’s nothing wrong with the classic method, the sky is really the limit when it comes to egg decorating, and DIYing a dozen has never been easier or more beautiful. We’ve rounded up fifty of the best DIY egg-dyeing and decorating projects to inspire you!

 

Black and white line drawn eggs
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1. Mudcloth Eggs: These eggs are modern, minimal, and so stunning.  Continue Reading

Roundup: 12 Unique and Modern DIY Easter Egg Ideas!

created at: 03/28/2012

Fluffy pastel bunnies and plastic grass be gone!  We’re celebrating Easter with some modern flair this year, starting with everyone’s favorite activity: dyeing Easter eggs!  Here are 12 totally unique techniques that will have you foregoing the grocery store kits and celebrating the season with egg-streme style!   

 

created at: 03/28/2012

1. I love the patterns and colors in these modern Ukrainian eggs!

2. Wrap dyed eggs with contrasting thread for a little pop of extra interest.

3. Bring the neon and “paint-dipped” trends home to roost with neon food coloringContinue Reading

Get Crafty: DIY Easter Egg Hunt Totes

created at: 03/14/2011

Those clever and crafty folks at The Purl Bee are at it again, this time with an easy DIY project for Spring: felt Easter egg totes!  

created at: 03/14/2011

These bags make use of 100% wool felt and are a breeze to assemble.  To make two 7 1/2-inch tall by 8-inch wide bags, you’ll need:

  • One 18″ square sheet of wool felt
  • Trim (ribbons, ric rac, etc.)
  • Thread to match your felt / trim

For complete instructions, check out Molly’s post on The Purl BeeContinue Reading