Enjoy the Easter holiday with a creative craft (like a pretty Easter basket), or a fun egg-dyeing technique. We've got the colorful ideas to make this the prettiest Easter yet.
Easy Easter-Egg Dye Idea: Use Rubber Cement
A little dab of rubber cement and a quick dunk in a homemade egg dye makes for gorgeous speckled Easter eggs. Here's our super-simple formula! Editor’s note: Rubber cement is not food-safe so these eggs should not be consumed.
$1 Supply for Dyeing Easter Eggs
String's the thing to take your egg-dyeing up a notch. The cheap supply (and some food coloring and vinegar) are all you need to fill your Easter basket with a array of pretty pastel eggs.
Easy Easter Eggs: Electrical Tape Idea
Strips of electrical tape add pretty pattern to your Easter eggs. Here's how to apply, dye, and remove the tape for one- or two-color eggs that will be the star of your Easter-egg hunt.
Natural Way to Dye Easter Eggs
The dye for these Easter eggs is totally natural! Get cookbook author and stylist Libbie Summers' secret ingredient while you learn how to make a pretty gingham pattern on your eggs.the white part of the egg. We're gonna put this in our pickled beet juice. And I'm telling you, this takes like just that amount of time because the first layer, all we want is a really faint, subtle color. Put on a little paper towel , wipe it off. You can barely even tell that you have dye on there, but trust me, you do. What we're doing now is covering the squares going down and across. So, we're really covering up that little quick dip that we just did. All right. So, we're all taped up with our second layer. We're gonna put our egg back into our pickled beet juice, and it's gonna set there. This is what's gonna give you that really intense color of your Gingham. So, it's gonna stay a little bit longer in your pickled beet juice. It's been about ten minutes since we put it in to the final dip of the dye. Put it out on our paper towel , and dry it off. It's adorable. And there you go. Ready for your Easter egg hunt or your Easter dinner table.
Easter Basket Idea: Make a Gingham Garland
Make a festive and affordable Easter basket by creating a pretty gingham garland to wrap around the handle. This fun craft by author and stylist Libbie Summers is a cinch and would be a great Easter activity for your kids.Need an idea for a festive and affordable Easter basket trim? I've got one for your right here. I take my favorite fabric, Gingham and just cut strips that are about an
Pretty No-Sew Fabric Table Runner
No sewing skills required -- this pretty fabric table runner uses inexpensive fusible interfacing to hold together. Author and stylist Libbie Summers makes it in two steps: First create a pretty apron, then tie the aprons together to form a runner. The