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23 Adorable Easter Egg Decorating Ideas for 2017

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These Unique and Adorable Easter Egg Decorating Ideas have me running to the store for supplies!

Decorating Easter eggs is a popular Easter tradition in our house. We have so much fun thinking of new ways to paint and dye our eggs (kid-friendly of course). Whether you go the traditional dye route or like to mix things up, challenge yourself to try one of these 23 adorable Easter egg decorating ideas.

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There are so many ways to dress up an egg—decorate them to look like Minions or Super Mario Bros. or do silk tie-dying, use nail polish, tacks or buttons. Fun techniques can make your Easter eggs stand out in any Easter egg hunt!

Adorable Minion Easter Egg decorating idea

1. Dyed Minion Easter Eggs :: A Pumpkin and a Princess

These Minion Easter Eggs are really simple, so they’re great if you want to get the kids involved, and perfect for the Minion fans out there!

Trendy egg decorating ideas, including these emoji-themed Easter eggs.

2. DIY Emoji Easter Eggs :: Studio DIY

These DIY emoji Easter eggs are a great way to add a bit of fun to your Easter. They’re a little bit more challenging than the Minion Easter eggs above, but you can still get the kids involved in dyeing the eggs yellow, then do the decorations yourself.

Baby chick Easter eggs

3.  Chick Easter Eggs :: It All Started With Paint

These Chick Easter eggs are slightly more traditional, and are really quick to whip up. You can even decorate them the night before Easter!

Perfect for kids - fingerprint Easter egg painting.

4. Fingerprint Easter Eggs :: Crafty Morning

These super simple Fingerprint Easter Eggs are a great way to decorate Easter eggs with your kids, even if they’re really young. Just let them do the fingerprints, and you do the decorations.

Little carrot Easter egg decorating ideas

5. DIY Carrot Easter Eggs :: A Night Owl Blog

These DIY Carrot Easter Eggs are great if you want to decorate using ceramic eggs, but they’d work well with hard-boiled eggs too. Use a chalk finish paint for the matte look.

Mustache man eggs for Easter

6. Mustache Eggs :: ellas inspiration

If you want something a little less traditional at your Easter table, but still want it to be completely adorable, then these Mustache Eggs are the way to go.

Classy, beautiful floral watercolor Easter egg decorations.

7. Watercolor Floral Easter Eggs :: Dream a Little Bigger

These watercolor floral Easter eggs look really artsy, but they’re actually pretty easy to make. They’d make a great decoration for a spring-inspired Easter table.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-themed Easter eggs are easy and fun

8. Dyed Ninja Turtles Easter Eggs :: A Pumpkin and a Princess

This is a great, simple and fun way of decorating eggs for Easter, and you can definitely get kids of all ages to help with these dyed Ninja Turtles Easter eggs.

Decoupage Easter Eggs for lasting decoration

9. Decoupage Easter Eggs :: By Wilma

Have some gorgeous paper serviettes that you can’t quite bear to let go of? Then these Decoupage Easter Eggs are perfect for you — they’ll last pretty much forever if you blow the eggs before decorating!

23 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

10. Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs :: Our Best Bites

This is a really great way to use old silk ties or scarves that you’ve picked up over the years. Just tie the fabric around the eggs, boil in vinegar, and open up to reveal a stunning design.

23 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

11. DIY Nail Polish Easter Eggs :: Little Inspiration

Have a bunch of old nail polish that you just don’t wear anymore? These DIY Nail Polish Easter Eggs are a great way to use it up!

DIY Babouchka doll Easter eggs using nail polish

12. Babouchka Easter Eggs :: OhOh Blog

Aren’t these Babouchka Easter Eggs the most adorable thing you’ve ever seen? They’re not difficult at all, and definitely worth a try.

Monochrome Sharpie-decorated Easter eggs

13. Black and White Sharpie Eggs :: Obviously Sweet

This is a really simple but effective design, and all you really need is eggs, white paint and a sharpie.

Adorable Mario Brothers-inspired Easter Eggs!

14. Super Mario Bros. Easter Eggs :: Instructables

Have a gamer in the family? They’ll love these Super Mario Bros. Easter Eggs, whatever their age!

Simple, pastel Easter egg decorations.

15. Painterly Pastels Easter Eggs :: Paper & Stitch

These painterly pastels Easter eggs are a great way to add some fun, light colors, and you can customize the colors to match the rest of your decorations.

Piñata-themed Easter eggs

16. Easter Egg Piñatas :: Corner Blog

These Easter egg piñatas are great for Easter, but they’d also work really well for kids parties, as well as for Cinco de Mayo.

These embroidered Easter eggs are beautiful

17. Embroidered Eggs :: Wikipedia

If you love to sew, then these Embroidered Eggs are great. They’re a little bit more challenging than some of the other Easter eggs on this list, but worth the effort.

23 Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

18. Button-Covered Easter Eggs :: Dotcom Women

Get your kids to help you pick the buttons for each button-covered Easter egg, and then glue to your heart’s content.

Pineapple-themed Easter eggs

19. DIY Pineapple Easter Eggs :: Studio DIY

These DIY pineapple Easter eggs add a really fun pop of color, and are really simple to make.

People-themed Easter eggs are cute and fun.


20. People Easter Eggs :: I’d Like to Be

These people Easter eggs add a great graphic element — perfect if you’re getting into your more creative side.

Animal-themed Easter eggs are great fun for kids.

21. Party Animals Eggs :: FamilyCircle

These party animals eggs come with a free template, and are great if you have a lot of colorful paper around.

Sakura wrapped Easter eggs are beautiful.

22. Sakura Easter Eggs :: Craft Passion

These Sakura Easter Eggs are inspired by the Japanese cherry blossom season. They’re perfect for spring, and a great way to teach your kids about different parts of the world.

Silver and gold dragon Easter eggs.

23. Silver and Gold Tack Easter Eggs :: Create. Craft. Love., as seen on The 36th Avenue

All you need for these for these Silver and Gold Tack Easter Eggs are foam eggs, thumbtacks and fasteners. This would be a great Easter craft for older kids, and getting everything you need is a breeze.



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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.