Project

Stenciled Veggie Easter Egg

Arrange stencils on eggs, then dab with food coloring to give life to these spring designs. Watch this video how-to for more info. 

Stenciled Veggie Easter Egg

Photography: Emily Kate Roemer

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Adhesive vinyl

  • 1/2-inch circle craft punch

  • Craft knife

  • Hard-boiled eggs dyed pale orange

  • Cotton swabs

  • Red, orange, and green undiluted food coloring

steps

  1. Cut stencils from black adhesive vinyl for carrot and radish: First cut circles using circle punches, then use a craft knife to add elongated points, creating vegetable shapes. 

  2. Cut a stem stencil freehand, using a craft knife. 

  3. Arrange the carrot and radish stencils on the egg. Gently rub around outline with finger to seal it fully. Using cotton swabs, dab undiluted orange and red food coloring. Let dry.

  4. Peel off the stencils and apply the stem stencils, then dab green undiluted food coloring. Let dry, then remove the stencil to reveal the vegetables.  

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