The days of dip-dyeing in food coloring or using a Paas kit are over. The different ways to decorate Easter eggs are endless. You can use paint, markers, stickers, temporary tattoos, pressed flowers, and on and on.
It doesn’t even matter if you have children to help – you can make your eggs trendy, chic, or downright adorable. When it comes to holiday decorating, you’re able to let your creativity flow to create Easter eggs that fit your personality.
This roundup includes 23 different ways to decorate Easter eggs. And like just about all DIYs, you can follow them to the T to make what’s shown or you can use the tutorials as a jumping-off point to create something that’s truly unique and festive.
How are you going to decorate your Easter eggs this year?
1 – Is there anything your can’t do with a Cricut machine? You can even jazz up your Easter eggs with some cute holiday themed vinyl!
Decorate Easter Eggs with Vinyl – Burton Avenue
2 – Brushstroke painting is perfect for those that feel they don’t have an artsy bone in them. Grab a brush and your favorite colors of paint and with this tutorial, you’ll find that making art is simple and fun.
Brushstroke Easter Eggs – PMQ For Two
3 – This is such a neat way to dye eggs. All you need are pieces of bleeding tissue paper and a spray bottle of water. You add the colors of paper to your eggs and let the water take control!
Tissue Paper Dyed Easter Eggs – Kimspired DIY
4 – Grab the kids for this fun Easter egg dying process. Not only does the oil and water make for a vibrant colorful outcome, but it’s a small science project as well.
Oil and Water Dyed Easter Eggs – Happiest Camper
5 – Looking for a way to dye eggs that isn’t too messy but the outcome is vibrant? Try this tie dye tutorial.
Tie Dyed Easter Eggs – Messy Little Monster
6 – Skip the mess that comes with dying, painting, and coloring your eggs. This free superhero printable turns your Easter eggs into comic book heroes!
Superhero Easter Eggs – Create Craft Love
7 – Legos are loved by people of all ages. They’re a great way to bond with your children. These Lego inspired Easter eggs are fun for the whole family to make.
DIY Lego Easter Eggs with Free Printable – It’s Always Autumn
8 – Hipster Easter eggs are fun even on an ironic level. Plus, who doesn’t love a good mustached egg?
Hipster Easter Eggs – It’s Always Autumn
9 – There are no rules when it comes to Easter eggs. Forget the Paas dying kit and turn your eggs into round little cows.
DIY Cow Easter Eggs – Inspiration Made Simple
10 – Break out the paint! Use your imagination and love for sweets to turn your Easter eggs into mouthwatering ice cream cones.
Ice Cream Cone Easter Eggs – The Decorated Cookie
11 – Donuts are trendy – not just because they are yummy but because they have a cute and happy look to them. These donut Easter eggs are easy to make and will have you craving the real thing.
DIY Donut Easter Eggs with Free Printable Donut Egg Stands – Brite and Bubbly
12 – It’s only spring but come-on – we’re all anxiously waiting for summer to get here. Bring a bit of summer into your holiday celebration with these hotdog themed Easter eggs. No grill required.
DIY Hotdog Easter Eggs – Brite and Bubbly
13 – Skip the cartoons and kid themed Easter eggs. Give yours a more grownup feel with this chic Monstera Leaf tutorial.
DIY Monstera Leaf Easter Eggs – Sarah Hearts
14 – These printable tattoo letters aren’t just for Silhouette users. Sarah Hearts offers them in PDF format as well – making this alphabet tutorial accessible to everyone.
Printable Tattoo Monogram Easter Eggs – Sarah Hearts
15 – Galaxy anything is seriously beautiful. The mixing of colors into nebulas and stars is so neat with a truly awesome outcome. Bring that beauty to Easter this year.
DIY Galaxy Easter Eggs – Viva la Food
16 – Have any old comic books lying around? Give them new life by decoupaging them onto Easter eggs.
DIY Comic Book Easter Eggs – Motte
17 – Another simple way to decorate your Easter eggs is by using color blocking, geometric shapes, and other easy to do brushstrokes. These easy to follow steps leave you with a really neat finished product.
DIY Pastel Memphis Easter Eggs – A Kailo Chic Life
18 – Spring is when the baby animals are born. They’re so cute! Turn your boring hard-boiled eggs into cute baby chicks!
DIY Baby Chick Easter Eggs – Tell Love and Party
19 – Another idea for more adult decorated Easter eggs is by applying and sealing pressed flowers onto them.
Pressed Flowers DIY Easter Eggs – Hello Nest
20 – Lets take a trip back to the 90s! Paint on all the classic patterns to create some nostalgic Easter eggs.
90s Patterned Easter Eggs – Club Crafted
21 – Looking for more summery themed Easter eggs? These watermelon eggs are simple to make and would go great on their own or paired with the hotdog Easter eggs above!
Watermelon Easter Eggs – Lets Mingle Blog
22 – Get the kids in on this watercolor painting. It’s a great way for anyone to put their own creative spin on decorating eggs.
Watercolor Paintings Easter Eggs – My Frugal Adventures
23 – Another cute way to give your kiddos some creative freedom is by giving them markers and a bowl of hard boiled eggs. You’ll be amazed at the awesome Easter eggs they’ll give you back in return.
Kids Art Doodles Easter Eggs – Hello Wonderful
Be sure to tell us in the comments which diy Easter Egg design was your favorite!