Plain old dye? Been there, dipped that. Rather than resorting to the usual why not try an Easter egg design that's actually unique? Whether painted, monogrammed, or decoupaged, each and every one of the easy Easter egg decorations and Easter egg designs we've compiled here is sure to put a fun, fresh spin on all of your Easter festivities this spring. Adults, teens, and tots alike can all easily get behind each of these festive and family-friendly DIY crafts. (Yes, even the ones that look difficult are actually so simple to recreate at home with a few paint pens and a little bit of patience!)
But with so many ideas (over 80 of them, to be exact!), where should you even begin? Well, we suggest scrolling through theseDo you want to go modern and ultra-sophisticated? Then opt for a chic "feathered" egg or one of the more geometric designs on our list. Looking instead for something a little more country-chic? Try our watercolor gingham egg—it comes together easily with just a few craft store supplies.
Talk about a meta Easter egg! To achieve this look, draw a basket on the front of a white egg using a brown paint pen. Next, use pastel paint pens to draw eggs. When the paint is dry, add details on the eggs with a white paint pen.
We can't get over this lovely design. To mimic the look, brush both sides of a small piece of ditsy floral fabric with Mod Podge, then hang it to dry. Draw a butterfly on stiffened fabric and cut out, then hot-glue the beautiful creature to a natural or dyed egg.
Hot-glue small white and yellow buttons, arranged in a flower shape, to a natural or dyed egg to achieve this pretty look. Attach paper leaves with hot glue to finish it off.
It's easy to make a "cross-stitch" egg, and no, you don't have to be an artist to make it happen: Draw small x’s (to mimic cross-stitches) with a paint pen in the shape of an initial on natural or dyed eggs.
Just looking at this egg gives us a peaceful feeling! To make it, dye an egg purple, then wrap it several times with white string and thread dried lavender sprigs through string.
The fun part about this design idea is that you don't need to dye your eggs to make it happen (although you can): Start with naturally brown eggs, then sketch a wood-grain pattern with a white paint pen.
original design idea! Using pastel paint pens, draw a folk art flower pattern (search “Swedish floral folk art” online for inspiration).