It’s time to decorate those Easter eggs again – but not just the same old way.   Here are some unique and beautiful eggs to make this year.

tie_dying_Easter_eggs-resized-6001. These gorgeous eggs are tie dyed Easter eggs but not the type of tie dye you are thinking of – they are made using old silk ties!  Directions given at this source  Via

2013-03-23_1849-resized-6002.  If you like a simple and sophisticated color pallet try making them different shades of taupe and cream with simple bold designs like these.  Source unknown Here is another creative way to have beautiful Easter eggs.  Cover the eggs with thin paper napkins and then spray with a clear coat.  The other ones are covered with moss for texture.  You should probably do the moss on foam or plastic eggs.    Via

eggs-resized-6004.  How fun are these little jewels?  Ribbons and stick on jewels are a nice surprise and easy to do.  You could use items found in a scrap booking store and create all kinds of designs.  Source unknown

gilded_eggs-resized-6005. A little gold and silver leafing never hurt an Easter egg either.  If you put the size on irregularly with a course brush you will get a little bit of metallic accents, like here.  Source unknown

hometalk.com_-_dyed_&_speckled_eggs-resized-6006. If you don’t want to go to the trouble of gold leafing, just get out the metallic pens after you have colored your eggs and apply lots of small dots to simulate a robins eggs.  Via


7.  These free hand designs are made with a sharpie on hollow eggs and then clear coated for some gloss and to protect the design. If there is a patient artist in the family, these are spectacular!   Via

obviouslysweet-resized-6008. Here are some more two tone Easter eggs and fun designs made with fine and medium point magic markers   Via

marbelized_eggs-resized-6009.  Martha Stewart shares directions here for making these gorgeous marbled Easter eggs.   Via

sparkly_polka_dots-resized-60010.  Make these beautiful glittery eggs by using paper hole reinforcing rings as guides and adding colored glitter paint inside the masked off area.  Remove the rings and Viola – you have polka dot glitter eggs!   Source unknown

Happy Easter!