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Decorating Easter Eggs

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Glittered, beribboned, or stenciled eggs are a beautiful alternative to the traditional solid-color variety. Whichever style you choose, an Easter egg tree offers a perfect way to display your handiwork.
Materials
  • Raw or hard-boiled eggs
  • White vinegar
  • Pot 
  • Liquid food coloring
  • Bowl (optional)
  • Pin (optional)
  • Egg blowing tool or rubber ear syringe (optional)
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Dripped-On Eggs

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Doily Basket

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Glittered Eggs

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Coating Easter eggs with glitter provides a sparkling alternative to coloring them with dyes. Powdered glitter comes in an array of colors, which can be mixed to create different shades. For added shimmer, combine colored glitter with either gold or silver glitter.
Materials
  • Eggs (for varying sizes, try chicken, quail, and goose eggs).
  • Powdered glitter in assorted colors, including gold for sparkle
  • Egg blower (available at crafts stores) or rubber ear syringe (available at drugstores)
  • Craft glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Pin
  • Wax paper
  • Bowls and spoons (for glitter)
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Easter Paper Chains

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Symbols of rebirth -- downy newborn chicks and rabbits -- abound at springtime. Their proliferation is charmingly represented in simple paper chains, which make perfect Easter decorations.
Materials
  • Bunny/Chick template
  • Parchment or tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided tape
  • Card stock
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Egg-Dyeing Basics

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Eggs and dyes are the two central elements of Easter crafts. Decorating eggs perfectly isn't hard; just follow our tips.
Materials
  • Raw eggs
  • Sharp utility knife
  • Paper clip
  • Bowl
  • Heatproof bowl, cup, or jar (for hot water)
  • Rubber ear syringe
  • Paper towels or newspaper
  • Vinegar
  • Food coloring in various colors
  • Tongs
  • Drying rack made with pins and a foam board
  • For pre-blown eggs, visit lavendervalleyfarm.com
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Crepe Paper Surprise Bunny

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This is far from a hare-brained scheme for party favors: As kids unravel the tightly wound crepe paper strips, they reveal several little trinkets and presents.
Materials
  • Fold of crepe paper
  • Trinkets
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Tissue or construction paper
  • Clear-drying glue
  • Cupcake paper
  • Bunny template
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Embossed Eggs

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Egg-Filled Cloche

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