Four Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

Four Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

Four Ways to Dye Easter Eggs

With Spring in full bloom and Easter on the horizon, you probably have some crafting, decorating, and celebrating ideas on the mind. Dying Easter eggs is the perfect way to celebrate Spring with the family and add some color to your world. This DIY guide will walk you through four different ways to dye or decorate easter eggs to either display as decoration or even use in your own Easter egg hunt. From glitter to melted to traditional dye, this guide will surely have the perfect technique for decorating you Easter eggs. When crafting, always make sure you have adult supervision.
For an outfit that will be just as colorful and fun as your Easter eggs, try pairing our Sally Skort with any of our Halter Tops available in Pink, Light Blue, White, and Red. The Sally Skort is activity-approved. With built in shorts, your #BISBYgirl can run, jump, and play at her Easter egg hunt this Spring. Mix and match your favorite colors with this outfit combo and enjoy getting creative with these crafts!

Dying Eggs With Rice 

This technique is great for little ones wanting to participate in the crafting with big sis. With only a few items needed, you may even be able to do this technique with items you already have at home!

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 cups of uncooked dry rice
  • Food coloring GEL – make sure you get gel instead of regular food coloring. The rice will absorb the liquid food coloring almost immediately
  • Gallon size Ziploc baggies
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Straws

Directions:

  1. Place 1 cup of dried rice into the Ziploc bag
  2. Squeeze 3 drops or more of food coloring into the Ziploc bag
  3. Using the straw, mix the gel color in so it coats the rice
  4. Place the hard-boiled egg on the rice
  5. Zip up the bag and shake it all around! Just be sure not to crack the egg against a hard surface

 

Dying Eggs With Rubber Bands

If you’re dying eggs last minute or are short on time, this is the perfect technique for you. With only four items needed for this technique (most you can find around the house), it’s a super simple way to make unique and vibrant eggs. 

What You’ll Need:

  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Easter egg dye kit
  • Rubber bands of different widths
  • Plastic Spoons

Directions:

  1. Wrap the rubber bands around the eggs. Try to combine different thicknesses and directions
  2. Using the plastic spoons, dip the eggs in dye as usual
  3. Re-dip for multi-colored eggs
  4. Take the rubber bands off and admire your beautiful work
 
Glitter Easter Eggs
 

This technique is perfect for the our #BISBYgirl that loves glitter, glam, and all things fabulous! This technique uses plastic easter eggs instead of hard-boiled eggs so you can use them in your Easter egg hunt. You could even have the glitter eggs contain special prizes inside for added fun! We would recommend this craft for the older #BISBYgirl because it can get quite messy and take some time. For an extra bright egg, match the color of the glitter with the color of the egg.

 

What You’ll Need

  • Mod Podge
  • Fine Glitter in a few different colors
  • Paintbrush
  • Spoon
  • Paper bowl
  • Plastic Easter eggs 

Directions

  1. Cover one half of the egg in Mod Podge
  2. Place a paper bowl under the egg and cover this same half with glitter using the plastic spoon. The paper bowl will catch extra glitter for you to use again
  3. Once the bottom half of egg is completely covered in glitter, let it dry for 10-15 minutes
  4. Repeat this process for the other half of the egg

 

Marbled Easter Eggs

For bright and beautiful Easter eggs, try this technique that uses shaving cream to create that marbleized look. The more food coloring you use, the brighter your eggs will be. Feel free to dip your eggs in multiple colors for funky, swirled patterns.

 

What You’ll Need

  • Baking sheet
  • Hard-boiled eggs
  • Shaving cream
  • Food coloring
  • Toothpick
  • Rubber gloves

Directions

  1. Fill the baking sheet with 1 inch of shaving cream
  2. Drip food coloring onto the cream. The more color food coloring you use, the brighter your eggs will be
  3. Use a tooth pick to swirl and marble your food coloring droplets
  4. Put the rubber gloves on and roll it in the cream covering it completely
  5. Wipe the remaining cream off with a paper towel to reveal your marbleized egg

 

We love seeing any and all creations here at BISBY! Make sure to send in pictures of your masterpieces to hello@bisbykids.com.