Naturally dyed easter eggs
Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Naturally dyed easter eggs. Get inspired and try out new things.
Why use natural dyes? For starters, you probably already have many of the ingredients in your pantry. It’s also a great way to combine a science lesson with fun, and there are no worries about what might be in those mysterious dye packets.
My Wunderlist is full right now. Full of lots to do, Easter preparations, menus to make, shopping for food, sewing and gifts to finish, I still have to find ties for the boys to match with the girls dresses for our obligatory Easter pic (there is no way I am not going to get my […]
Create easy, natural dyes for your Easter eggs this year! Using everyday ingredients, you can dye your eggs in vibrant and fun colors!
Credit: Leela Cyd Credit: Leela CydThere are plenty of pretty amazing, craft-tastic Easter egg ideas online and in magazines, making it entirely possible to devote days to creating museum-quality ova. But I prefer a less design-y and more rustic approach. If you have a small child in the house, you likely don’t want a project that involves X-Acto knives and tiny electrical tape stencils. Easter is a reminder of fertility and abundance, so I say turn on nature’s color (in the form of
- • 1 cup Beets
- • 1 cup Cabbage, purple
- • 1 bag Hibiscus tea
- • 1 cup Red onion
- • 1 cup Yellow onion
- • 12 Eggs, hard white or brown
Baking & Spices
- • 2 tbsp Turmeric, ground
Oils & Vinegars
- • 1 tbsp Distilled vinegar, white
- • 1 Liquid neutral oil