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10 Unexpected Ways To Decorate Easter Eggs


Forget about store-bought egg dying kits. Take a twist on tradition this Easter and tap into your inner quirkiness. Here are 10 unconventional ways to decorate Easter eggs to help inspire your creativity. (If you'd rather eat your eggs, we have some deviled egg recipes you should try.)


  • Paint the Gown Red

Feed your avocado obsession with these adorable avocado inspired eggs, because YUM. Instructions at Paint The Gown Red.

Silk "Tie-Dyed"

  • Our Best Bites

Go thrifting and buy some old ties, scarves, blouses, or anything 100% silk. Maybe even "accidentally" use your husband's tie that you've been wanting to burn and turn it into a craft project. Oops. Instructions at Our Best Bites.


  • A Pumpkin And A Princess

There's really nothing cuter than a minion from Despicable Me. Ok, actually, these eggs might be cuter than the real things. 

Glitter Bomb Eggs

Just in time for Fiesta! - OH HAPPY DAY
  • Oh Happy Day
  • Just in time for Fiesta!

These eggs are a fun take on traditional cascarones. Whip some up this Easter weekend as a part of your festivities and make sure to save a few for Fiesta! Instructions at Oh Happy Day. 

KISS Easter Eggs

  • KISS

Nothing says "groupie" like decorated Easter eggs. You can also tweak these just a bit to paint some lucho libre style Easter decorations. 

Chalk Board Easter Eggs

  • Oleander + Palm

Use these chalkboard eggs could be used to provide clues for an Easter egg hunt, and then erased and drawn on again to decorate the dinner table. The possibilities are endless. Instructions at Oleander + Palm.

Star Wars

  • Kidzworld

Pay homage to the Easter eggs that George Lucas and the rest of his team snuck into the Star Wars films and make doctorate some Star Wars inspired eggs of you own. Via Kidzworld.

Photo Easter Eggs 

Creepy...but cool? - A SUBTLE REVELRY
  • A Subtle Revelry
  • Creepy...but cool?

Ok, we'll admit that these are a little bit creepy.

Get Creative With Sharpies

We're willing to bet that just about everyone has a sharpie somewhere on hand. This is an easy and inexpensive way to decorate your Easter eggs this year.

  • DIY & Crafts

Egg Shell Crafts

Too cute to resist - CHEZ LARSSON
  • Chez Larsson
  • Too cute to resist

This may not be as practical as the rest of the suggestions, but we just had to include this one for obvious reasons. Via Chez Larson.

Color The Egg inside The Shell

  • Big Sis Lil Sis
This twist on Easter egg coloring is both awesome and completely edible. Get the instructions at Big Sis Little Sis.

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