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Gingham Decoupaged Easter Eggs

Check it out! Gingham, checks, stripes – like grass, they pop up everywhere in spring. These decorated eggs are inspired by and uses men's shirting.

gingham decoupaged easter eggs

Photography: Ngoc Minh Ngo

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2017


Don’t miss out: Get Martha’s Guide to Easter Eggs—it’s the exclusive resource for tutorials, tips, and decorating ideas.


To make decorated eggs last beyond the season, blow them out first. For a quick tutorial, watch how to blow out an egg. Blown eggs come from our friend Gail Lambka of NakedEggs. Read more about her egg-blowing business and shop her selection for Easter.


  • Eggs

  • Scissors

  • Découpage medium

  • Paint brush


  1. Découpage fabric strips onto shells and trim, angle, smooth, and adjust as you go. (Tip: Don't drive yourself crazy over every bump or wrinkle — rumpled imperfection is what gives these guys their charm.)

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