Kids, as well as adults, will enjoy these creative ways to decorate Easter eggs and Easter Egg Designs. Here, you’ll find fun ideas that use everything from craft eggs to plastic eggs to hard boiled eggs. You’ll learn various ways to dye eggs with natural ingredients as well as innovative methods for designs. From bling and glitter to a favorite superhero or character, you’ll find techniques to decorate one-of-a-kind Easter eggs. Try decoupage, adding gold leaf, Washi tape, splatter paint, and even paint pen drawing for a range of awesome ways to make works of art with these crafty activities. Get inspired by these 20 ways to celebrate the season with these unique Easter eggs decorating ideas!
Easter Egg Designs & Easter Egg Decorating Ideas
My entire family loves Easter and we always seem to acquire so many plastic Easter eggs after the holiday has come and gone. I always try to think of fun and creative ways to upcycle these boring plastic Easter eggs and this year I decided to do Chalkboard Easter Eggs. These are so easy to make and you and your kids can have so much fun decorating them with designs and cute, short sayings or designs!
Chalkboard Easter Eggs by Everyday Savvy
Make unique design patterns by securing rubber bands in random patterns on your hard boiled eggs before putting them in the dye solution. When dry, simply remove the rubber bands to expose the white stripes. Smart!
Rubber Band Easter Eggs by Freut Cake
This Ninja Turtle egg decorating idea is as adorable as it is easy! Dye your eggs a vibrant green, use various colors of ribbon to wrap around each egg and secure with hot glue. Add googly eyes to the ribbon and you’re done. Cute!
Dyed Ninja Turtles Easter Eggs by A Pumpkin And A Princess
These beautiful Easter eggs are easily dyed with the help of cool whip and gel food coloring. Spread the cool whip in a baking pan and squeeze on gel colors in a random pattern. Place a hard boiled egg in the mixture, roll it around, take it out and let dry so the color develops. Wipe the eggs off and admire your designs!
Dying Easter Eggs With Cool Whip by Mommy Made That
For a no mess decorating idea, use Washi tape to decorate your eggs. You can cut strips, cut out design elements, or randomly cut pieces to attach. Get creative with how you want the design to look. Easy!
Washi Tape Easter Eggs by Lovely Indeed
If you and the kids are okay with getting a little messy, try this fun way to splatter paint on eggs. Do this outside, of course, with your choice of paint colors and paint brushes. Just dip the brush in the paint and flick the paint on the eggs and let dry.
Paint Splattered Easter Eggs by Squirrelly Minds
Use plastic eggs in blue, green and purple for this idea. You’ll need Mod Podge, embellishments like glitter, seed beads and rhinestones for the decor. Bonus: fill each egg with little chocolate kisses!
Disney’s Frozen Easter Eggs by Two Sisters Crafting
For hard boiled or craft eggs, use a flower design hole punch to create colorful paper flowers. Hot glue the little flowers on your eggs in random patterns. Pretty!
Paper Flower Easter Eggs by Tell Love And Party
Here’s a fun way to decorate a plain chocolate egg. Using a new and clean paint brush, melt some chocolate squares. Paint a heart shape, or an initial, in the middle of the egg with the melted chocolate. Sprinkle on some colorful sprinkles or nonpareils. Cute!
DIY Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating by Sum Of Their Stories
Use this method of dying hard boiled eggs for a glossy and vibrant finish to your eggs. Use vegetable oil, water and food coloring in a range colors. Have plastic cups available for the various color mixtures. Add an egg to each mixture and remove when the color has developed. So pretty!
Oil And Water Dyed Easter Eggs by Happiest Camper
Bright yellow dyed eggs or paper mache eggs can be used to draw on your favorite emoji faces with craft paint markers. Make sure you get black, white, red and blue to capture all those emoji expressions. Fun!
DIY Emoji Easter Eggs by Studio DIY
Preschoolers will enjoy watching and hearing the fizz as they drop their hard boiled eggs into the vinegar and baking soda solution. Dye tablets will color the eggs and the kids will be able to watch as the color develops. Fun!
Fizzing Easter Egg Dyeing by Fun With Mama
If you’re looking to decorate craft eggs, consider this adorable decoupaged craft that uses children’s story book pages. With just a little Mod Podge and a paintbrush, you can have a one-of-a-kind beautiful basket of eggs.
Decoupaged Easter Egg Craft by Atta Girl Says
This is a super easy but highly creative way to make an Easter egg look like cacti. Dye your eggs green and let dry. Using a fine tip black marker, draw on the cactus designs.Try drawing vertical lines, or vertical line of little x’s, or little v’s to look like prickly thorns. Have fun with this one!
Cactus Easter Eggs by Delia Creates
This no mess decorating idea is a colorful way to add “sprinkles” to your hard boiled eggs. Using acrylic paint and a fine tip paint brush, paint little vertical lines or “sprinkles” on in various colors. So easy!
DIY Sprinkle Easter Eggs by Let’s Mingle Blog
Here’s a great way to get a Robin’s Egg blue color by naturally dying hard boiled eggs with blueberries, water and a little vinegar. Let the eggs soak in the solution and dry, To add a speckled look, mix a little cornstarch and water and flick it on with a paint brush. Pretty!
Dye easter Eggs With Blueberries by Freut Cake
Use craft eggs and marbling paint for this idea. Add paint colors to a plastic cup, swirl with a toothpick and then pour over the craft eggs to achieve the marbling effect. Let dry on a wire rack.
Marbled Easter Eggs by Creative Green Living
Using a sharpie and a vinyl image attached to your hard boiled egg, just dot around the vinyl and as far out on the egg for some dimension before removing the image. Use on any colored egg to create a unique effect.
Sharpie Easter Eggs by The Girl Inspired
Here’s an easy Easter egg designs and decorating idea for kids of all ages. Using plastic or hard boiled eggs, brush on paint using random brush strokes. Make sure you leave some white on each egg. Easy and modern!
Brushstroke Eggs by PMQ for Two
Using dyed eggs, apply a thin layer of adhesive on the egg in random spots. Place a gold leaf sheet on the egg, press it down to adhere and then brush the excess off. Beautiful!
Gold Leaf Easter Eggs by A Pumpkin And A Princess
Need more fun Easter ideas? Check out these Easter basket ideas, and Easter Egg hunt fun.