The pressure of setting up the ultimate egg hunt, preparing a delicious brunch and getting a few spring photo ops seems to take center stage.
Through all the commotion, it can be easy to forget one of spring’s most old and cherished traditions: egg decorating.
Don’t fret. The task doesn’t have to add a strain to your eventful day – as a matter of fact, it can be a fun and memorable experience you’ll remember for years to come.
Whether you’re going all-out with an intricate design or just need something to quickly DIY the day-of, check out this list for the most egg-cellent ideas to complete your spring celebration.
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Shaving Cream Egg: Create some seriously gorgeous eggs using the simple ingredients of shaving cream, food coloring and a flat glass or ceramic dish. This is so simple to make, that even your little ones can get in on the fun. Just remember to switch out the shaving cream for whipped cream in case your little chicks decide to lick their fingers.
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Ice Cream Cone Egg: These sweetly decorated eggs are just plain irresistible. With some patience, you’ll be able to create these cute creations that won’t melt in anyone’s basket!
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Egg Centerpiece: Save those eggshells from your brunch recipes and put them to good use for your centerpiece. This creative project allows you to add flowers and create candles of your eggshells – something that your party guests will surely praise you for!
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Golden Speckled Egg: Super simple to make, these mint/metallic wonders will become an Easter decorating tradition for sure. Just dye the eggs using food coloring and once they’re dry, dip a toothbrush in gold paint and run your fingers through the bristles to make the paint splatter onto the eggs. That’s it!
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Fruit + Vegetable Egg: Remind everyone that fruits and veggies are still part of a balanced diet, even with all of those Easter sweets around. The Easter bunny will definitely agree with that carrot up for grabs.
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Mr. + Mrs. Egg: This cute egg couple is a great addition to any newlywed basket. Made out of wood, they allow for the storage of small chocolate eggs and other miniature goodies.
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Ombre Glitter Egg: The only thing better than glitter is ombre glitter – it’s just a given. Dip these bad boys in your favorite shade of sparkle, and get the party started.
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Easter Egg Pinata: While pinatas don’t need a holiday, these Easter egg pinatas sure do pack a festive punch. Your guests will be tickled when the egg hatches Peeps instead of baby chicks.
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Golden Marbled Egg: Pastel and metallic is a match made in heaven. Get your space in the festive spirit or just gift them to your gal pals – they’re too pretty to keep to yourself.
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Egg Banana Split: Excuse us while we have a moment over this amazing eggy set up. This would be great for an Easter birthday or just a little ice cream social! Just make sure there’s real ice cream waiting in the freezer.
How will you be decorating your eggs? Tell us in the comments below.