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Decorating eggs for Easter

Planning to decorate eggs for Easter this weekend? You could pick up an inexpensive egg decorating kit for an ultra convenient session of egg decorating. You could stick with the tried-and-true method of colouring eggs by splashing a few drops of food colouring into water to make colourful egg dyes. (Check out the helpful Color Creator wheel created by McCormick in this link.) For a change, you might want to try egg dying with natural colours. Visit this link, then take a look in your fridge or kitchen cupboards to see what options you have for creating natural colours for eggs. Or, it's not too late yet to check online or at your local library for these and other websites or books full of inspired ways to paint, adorn, decorate or embellish eggs. And if you know of some other links or books that should be on this list, please let me know!

 

Websites with Egg Decorating Ideas:

Books about Egg Decorating:

  • Artful Eggs: Six Dozen Extraordinary Ways to Decorate an Egg by Terry Taylor, Lark Books, New York, 2004
  • Decorated Eggs by Ruby M. Brown, Sally Milner Publishing, Australia, 1997
  • Decorating Eggs: Exquisite Designs with Wax & Dye by Jane Pollak, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. New York, 1998
  • Easter Eggs by the Dozens by Rhonda Massingham Hart, Storey Publishing, Vermont, 1993
  • Egg Painting & Decorating: 305 Fantastic & Fun Patterns For the Whole Family by Pauline Pierce, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. New York, 1997
  • Eggcraft: A Compendium of Folklore, Fancies & Foods by Violet Schafer, Yerba Buena Press, San Francisco, 1973
  • Great Book of Egg Decorating by Grazia Buttafuoco and Dede Varetto, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 2004
  • Holiday Eggs by Georgeanne Brennan, Smithmark Publishers, New York, 1999 (recipes, crafts and decorating ideas)
  • The Decorative Egg Book: Twenty charming ideas for creating beautiful displays by Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell, Lorenz Books, Anness Publishing Limited, London, 1997

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