Disco, Dot or Bedazzle: Recipes for Eggstrordinary Easter Eggs!

March 2011 (updated 8/3/22)

Mind you, I love the simple egg decorating kits you can pick up at your favorite grocery store, but sometimes it's a little fun to go above and beyond food coloring, stickers, and such.

We discovered these egg-decorating ideas from Allrecipes.com that are upping the game and taking us outside of the box. For these eggstrordinary eggs you can use wood, paper, or Styrofoam eggs from a craft store - or, if you're feeling next level, you can blow  out the insides of a raw egg. 

To blow out the insides of a raw egg, Allrecipes offers these tips:

  1. To make blown eggshells for decorating, poke small holes in the top and bottom of a raw egg with a needle.
  2. Poke a long needle or thin skewer inside to break the yolk.
  3. Hold the egg over a bowl and blow gently on the top hole until the raw egg drains into the bowl, or use an egg blower.
  4. Let the shells dry, and then decorate.

As for supplies, 

  • Glue gun and glue
  • Glitter, glitter pens
  • Small seashells
  • Stickers
  • Sequins and beads
  • Felt and fabric scraps
  • Raffia
  • Buttons
  • Ribbons 
  • Silk flowers
  • Coloring gels

Meanwhile, pop over to Allrecipes for the how-to on these truly dazzling decorating ideas. You'll find: 

  1. Chicken in an Egg (seriously, this one is too adorable for words)
  2. The Cosmic Egg is out of this world
  3. The Bejeweled Egg is a dazzling delight
  4. The Bumpy Egg brings your hot glue gun center stage
  5. The Flower Vase Egg has you utilizing your newly developed egg-blowing out skills
  6. The Charm Egg can deliver a precious message
  7. The Disco Egg is just like it sounds, an egg-shaped disco ball delight
  8. The Royal Egg has her crown firmly intact
  9. The Purple Rain Egg certainly has you thinking Prince, but is more in line with a lovely floral vibe
  10. The Dotty Egg is easy-peasy but utterly adorable polka dots, courtesy of stickers
  11. The Embroidery Egg is perhaps the fanciest of them all
  12. The Gold Speckled Egg has you busting the glitter back out

Think outside the box this Easter! 

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