It’s been ages since I’ve dyed Easter Eggs and I might as well be honest. I have NO artistic talent. My 2.5 yr old can probably draw a better stick figure than I can so I’m not one of those people that can draw these beautiful designs on Easter Eggs. So, since I didn’t want people cooing over Brielle’s fine art work only to be embarrassed later when they find out those scribbles were done by me I cheated my way to pretty eggs. 😉 First up I grabbed a small bag and filled it halfway with rice. Dropped some blue food coloring in the bag and placed the egg in with it. Then you just shake it all and out comes the prettiest speckled egg!
The other technique I used was swirling 2 different food coloring drops (I used 3 drops for each color) into shaving cream. Drop the egg into the mixture ad very lightly, so you don’t lose the swirled colors, pile the shaving cream mixture all over the egg. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then rinse the mixture off. Word of warning, it will stain your nails and skin for a day or two but it’s worth it because you get this beautiful water color looking egg!
Pretty huh? And simple because you probably have every single thing you need already in your house! P.S. the yellow egg was done by Brielle and I can admit it looks way better than anything I could free hand 😉 Happy Easter!