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20 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

From elegant and edible, to kid friendly and downright exquisite, Celebrations.com expert Carly Cylinder shared some of our favorite Easter egg decorating ideas on the CBS New York morning show The Couch.

Watch the video to learn her impressive yet attainable egg decorating tips. For more creative inspiration, check out the 20 creative Easter egg decorating tips we’ve gathered!


More Family-Friendly Easter Craft Ideas

Easter Cookie Decorating Kit from Cheryl's

Popcorn Egg Decorating Kit from The Popcorn Factory

Chocolate Easter Egg Hunting Kit from Harry & David

  • With Easter blooming right around the corner, Celebrations.com expert Carly Cylinder was a welcome guest on the CBS NY Morning show The Couch to share her creative and inspiring egg decorating tips to try!

  • There's our favorite no-fail chalkboard paint again! These eggs are great for the kids – less mess, but more fun!

    Image via Style at Home

  • These doily stenciled eggs put an elegant twist on traditional egg design. Perfect for a simple yet chic accent to your décor!

    Image via Urban Comfort

  • These hollowed out egg in a bottle craft is so irresistibly adorable! While the egg itself might be difficult for little hands to manage, have your little helper get involved by writing the messages for each egg.

    Image via Poppy Talk

  • These edible beauties are made using green tea for an Easter treat that your kids will love. We recommend using the leftover egg peel for the egg mosaics (up next!).

    Image via Bare Foot Kitchen Witch

  • These eggs go hand in hand with the beautiful natural color of pressed flowers! This simple tutorial creates stunning Easter eggs in just a few easy steps.

    Image via 1-800-Flowers

  • Use recycled egg shells from your previously decorated eggs to create a lovely mosaic! We love this unique idea – just make sure your little ones are careful when handling pointy edges

    Image via Gingerbread Snowflake

  • Reuse and grow! Instead of tossing your eggshells, use them to create mini flowering pots. Use this super creative idea to add some Spring flavor to your home décor.

    Image via Better Homes and Gardens

  • This kid friendly egg decorating idea gives you more creative freedom and way less mess than the normal store bought egg coloring kits. Take it one step further and use colored sharpies to color in the designs if black and white isn’t your style.

    Image via Alisa Burke

  • These beautiful Easter Eggs require some time and effort, but the result is so worth it. The traditional Ukrainian design adds a classic feel to the eggs, which last for years on end – and make for great gifts or favors.

    Image via That Artist Woman

  • Use Dad’s retired ties or head over to your local second hand shop for some pretty (and cheap!) silk ties. Use them to create the beautiful Easter gems – which are easy to make but make you look like a pro.

    Image via Our Best Bites

  • These eggs are so pretty, we would have never guessed how simple they are to make! Warning: this tutorial can get pretty messy, so be sure to cover your working area prior to starting.

    Image via Inkspired Musings

  • This is the ultimate craft for all you DIY-ing packrats who just can’t seem to part with those leftover scraps of fabric. Fill a bowl with these pretty eggs for a trendy touch to your Easter décor.

    Image via Retro Mama

  • How pretty are these?! This floral-inspired craft doesn’t use the traditional hard-boiled eggs, but is still so cute for the Spring holiday.

    Image via Tip Junkie

  • If your little artist is also an environmentalist, you may want to skip the store bought paints and opt for a more natural dye.

    Image via Big Sis Lil Sis

  • Sheet music and mod podge?! Now that’s one craft we can get our heads (and hands) around!

    Image via Confessions of a Plate Addict

  • It’s official – washi tape is the king of DIY. Between using it to embellish accessories and decorate Easter eggs, this craft tape is pretty much unstoppable.

    Image via Lovely Indeed

  • These white-on-white eggs may be simple, but there’s no denying how pretty and elegant they are!

    Image via Pickles

  • Finally, a use for those overly fancy yet not-so-soft decorative napkins! Use your favorite fancy napkin design for this fun and unique Easter egg craft.

    Image via Two Girls Being Crafty

  • It was only a matter of time before Ombre made its way into our holiday décor and festivities. These eggs aren’t overly festive, but are still super cute!

    Image via A Night Owl

  • The tutorial recommends using paper mache eggs for these DIY tight eggs, but we think using your good ole’ hard boiled egg will do the trick. Just dye them and wrap them!

    Image via The Proper Pinwheel

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