Egg-dyeing is a delicate art. The colors may bleed and get muddy, or the patterns might not come out exactly as you intended. Here, our craft experts share tips they have culled from years of egg-decorating experience and steps on how to achieve the perfect results for some of our favorite decorating techniques. Whether you're a novice or an eggs-pert, your basket is sure to impress the Easter Bunny this year.
Clip-art line drawings make it easy to apply graphic patterns to colorful dyed eggs for Easter. Simply cut out the illustrations and glue them to the eggs with découpage finish, then fill in the outlines.
What made the egg the unofficial mascot of Easter? Is it the fact that it represents rebirth? Is it because it's so delicious prepared in a myriad of ways? Or is it simply because eggs are so fun to dye, decorate, and display? Whatever the reason, we've gathered our favorite Easter egg-decorating projects and Easter brunch recipes -- enough to make your basket runneth over.
At our Easter Eggstravaganza, MSLO staffers were invited to demonstrate their Easter egg ideas. What we ended up with was an array of impressive ideas -- from pretty twists on the classic polka dot to quirky personifications of hula dancers and flamingos. Click through to browse our most eggcellent ideas!
The symbolism of the Easter egg is simple: It celebrates new life. This year, get egg-centric with your baskets by filling them with egg-themed treats, fancily decorated eggs, and all the tools you need for a fun-filled Sunday of dyeing and decorating.