Borderline Egg-cessive: 100 Ways to Decorate an Easter Egg!
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Borderline Egg-cessive: 100 Ways to Decorate an Easter Egg!

Uhhh, Easter is REALLY SOON peeps (pun intended)! We’ve spent the last few weeks gathering up our favorite Easter sweets, treats and decorations but let’s be real for a minute here. Easter is ALL about the egg. Deviling it, dyeing it and, of course, decorating the yolk out of it! So, for one last stitch effort to prep all of you for a day filled with pastel treats, we’ve collected 100 (yes ONE HUNDRED) ways to decorate your eggs this Sunday!

1. Easter Egg Pops: We’ll kick things off with a throwback to Easter 2012 here at Brit + Co. from when we were still HelloBrit.com. WHAT?! Truth. (via Brit + Co.)

2. Pantone Easter Eggs: We could probably post this and call it a day — they’re that good. (via How About Orange)

3. Party Hat Easter Eggs: Put a hat on it. ‘Nuff said. (via Studio DIY)

4. Dip-Dyed Eggs: We love the geometric look of these simple dip-dyed eggs. (via Oh Joy)

5. Egg-Bot Eggs: Too lazy to decorate your own eggs? Get a robot to do the dirty work. (via Brit + Co.)

6. Watercolor Easter Eggs: Watercolor strikes again in the form of these whimsical and sort of modern-art-esque eggs. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

7. Paint-Dipped Eggs: I put my hand up on your hip, when I dip you dip we dip! (via Brit + Co.)

8. Dye-ving Dudes: Get it? DYE-ving? Oh the punnery…! (via Spoonful)

9. Painterly Pastels: Go for a more traditional art form and simply paint your eggs with acrylic pastels. (via Paper & Stitch)

10. Fresh Flower Decorations: Such a simple idea but beautifully done, we’re digging the natural look of these mini flowers tied onto eggs. (via A Daily Something)

11. Easter Egg Macarons: Remember what you learned about making macarons perfectly round with one squeeze of the piping bag? Forget all that! (via Pixel Whisk)

12. Colorful Gold Leaf Easter Eggs: Love the combination of spring pinks and greens with old school gold leaf. (via Little Inspiration)

13. Chocolate “Confetti” Eggs: For a different take on the incredible edible egg, take hollow chocolate eggs, crack ’em open and fill with candy! (via Brit + Co.)

14. Bird Eggs: What came first? (via Brit + Co.)

15. Wildflower Egg Centerpiece: Created for the TODAY show last year, you can get everything you need for this centerpiece at the supermarket or even a corner store. (via Brit + Co.)

16. Calligraphed Eggs: These would also make awesome place cards at an Easter brunch! (via Oh Happy Day)

17. Silk Dye: If you’re not sure where to find silk ties and what not for dyeing, snag a kit with all the materials to make the eggs you see above. (via BooBahBlue on Etsy)

18. Fringed Egg Wall Art: For this hack, turn your love of Easter into permanent wall art. Or just bring it out every Spring ;) (via Brit + Co.)

19. Polka Dot: Nothing like a polka dot party to add a pop of festive cheer to any get-together. (via La Receta de la Felicidad)

20. String-Wrapped Eggs: If you need to decorate in a pinch, a spot of hot glue and a bit of string is all you need to fix things up. (via Brit + Co.)

21. Ombre Eggs: Easter eggs can be trendy too. (via Ashbee Design)

22. Googly Eyes and Gold: Googly eyes on eggs might be our new favorite thing. (via One Charming Party)

23. Sprinkle Easter Eggs: Now, if only that was a Cadbury egg covered in sprinkles… (via Studio DIY)

24. Washi and Glitter Tape Eggs: What’s better than washi tape? Combining it with glitter tape, of course. (via Centsational Girl)

25. Puffy Paint Easter Eggs: That’s right. Puff paint is BACK. As if it ever left. (via BHG)

26. Sharpie Tie Dye Eggs: That’s right. We used Sharpie to tie dye these suckers!(via Brit + Co.)

27. Silhouette Easter Eggs: Go old school with your eggs and create silhouette-shaped styles as place cards for everyone attending your Easter brunch. Including the Easter Bunny. (via Rookie Mag)

28. Lace Pattern: Or use lace as a stencil. Love the subtle patterns on these. (via DIY Til We Die)

29. Hand-Lettered Eggs: Sharpie, meet egg. And good handwriting. (via Bon Appetit)

30. Rice Krispie Treat Eggs: When is it not the right time of year for Rice Krispie Treats? (via Brit + Co.)

31. String-Wrapped Eggs: Wrapper’s delight. (via Craftberry Bush)

32. Chalkboard Easter Eggs: We’re big fans of chalkboard everything, and Easter eggs are no exception. (via Oleander + Palm)

33. Easter Egg Pinatas: These seem pretty darn cute all year round. (via Corner Blog)

34. Easter Egg Totem Poles: Such a cute idea and great for the kids! (via Mr. Printables)

39. Graphic Patterns: You can use electrical tape and decals to create a graphic look that reminds us of silk screen printing. (via Martha Stewart)

40. Patterned Wooden Eggs: How beautiful are those designs? Is it bad that we want to keep these out long after easter? (via Brit + Co.)

41. Superhero, Dinosaur, and Insect Eggs: For this one, we picked up temporary tattoos featuring superheros, insects, and dinosaurs (obvs) and transferred them right onto our eggs. Rambo is clearly the best. (via Brit + Co.)

42. Easter Egg People: This printable project is great for grownups to make with kids. We love the little mustache dude and the polka dot dress. (via Mr. Printables)

43. Succulent Egg Planters: You can create an entire succulent garden in egg shells in an egg carton. How fun is that? (via Le Robins Nest)

44. Mini Pom Pom Easter Eggs: Those are seriously the most mini pom poms we’ve ever seen. Adorable. (via Paper & Stitch)

45. Glitter Dusted Egg Cookies: Glitter dust is totally the new sprinkle. (via Brit + Co.)

46. Paint-Splattered Easter Eggs: Go Jackson Pollock on your eggs with this abstract option. (via BHG)

47. Gold Leaf Easter Eggs: Around the world in 80 eggs? Or something ;) (via Sugar and Charm)

48. CMYK Ode: From Pantone to CMYK, these eggs are perfect for designers. (via Martha Stewart)

49. Little Dude: We’re kind of in love with this little dude. (via A Bit of Pilli Pilli…)

50. Chocolate Peanut Butter Easter Egg Fudge: Nom. (via Brit + Co.)

51. Message in an Egg: You had us at “eggstra special chick.” (via Poppytalk)

52. Gilded Cement Easter Eggs: First off, these eggs are made of cement! In a bunch they make for stylish paperweights. Color block if you prefer to skip the gold this year. (via Camille Styles)

53. Marbleized Easter Eggs: Yes, you can use nail polish to marble! (via Camille Styles)

54. Black and White: Grab a Sharpie and throw on your favorite rom com to create these gorgeous black and white patterned eggs. (via Obviously Sweet)

55. Fabric-Covered Eggs: Not up for getting messy with dye? Use scraps of fabric to create a whole bunch of colorful eggs. (via BHG)

56. Tie-Dyed Eggs: Peace. (via BHG)

57. Surprise Eggs: Carefully cut open your eggs and fill them with all sorts of goodies. In this case, a storm trooper makes for a fun Star Wars surprise. (via Instructables)

58. Confetti Cascarones: We LOVE cascarones! In fact, you might recall seeing Brit on the TODAY show last year for the Super Bowl cracking a very similar (but football-themed) egg right over Willie Geist’s head. (via Oh Happy Day)

59. Easter Egg Marshmallow Truffles: To kick this recipe up a notch, try adding cinnamon to your marshmallows. (via Taste and Tell Blog)

60. Chevron Easter Eggs: Can’t resist a little chevron action? Use electrical tape to create chevron patterns on eggs before dyeing them. (via Bon Bon Rose Girls)

61. Ombre Glitter Easter Eggs: Ombre and glitter? Martha, you’ve done it again. (via Martha Stewart)

62. Silk Tie Dyed Eggs: Did you know you can use old silk ties and other silk pieces to dye eggs? (via Boulder Locavore)

63. Photo Prints: We can’t decide if these are totally awesome or totally weird but we have to say something about eggheads, right? (via A Subtle Revelry)

64. Decal Easter Eggs: It’s hard to choose just a few of Martha’s marvelous Easter creations, but this one is a favorite of ours. (via Martha Stewart)

65. Easter Egg Nails: You guys, even Michelle Phan is behind the whole “treat your nails as an Easter egg” thing. So swoon over these nails and know you’re in good company. ;) (via Michelle Phan)

66. Love-ly Easter Eggs: Keep it simple and lovely by sticking heart stickers on your eggs and then dyeing them. (via The Sweetest Occasion)

67. Lace Wrapped: Wrap ’em up in a bit of lace trim! (via Celebrating Everyday Life)

68. Graffiti-Inspired Easter Eggs: We are OBSESSED with these eggs. Who knew Easter could look like street art? (via Paper & Stitch)

69. Hand-painted Easter Eggs: These hand painted eggs are the bee’s knees. (via Sugar and Charm)

70. Washi Eggs, Duh!: We had to. (via Brit + Co.)

71. Metallic and Blue Easter Eggs: We know it would be super random to have Easter eggs at your wedding, but these could totally make the cut. (via BHG)

72. Hanging Easter Posies: For your Sunday brunch, create this cool installation in your window. More room for home cooked goodness on your table! (via Gardenista)

73. Super Mario BrosIt’s-a me, Mario! (via Instructables)

74. Dot Sticker Flowers: Fluorescent office supplies to the rescue! (via BHG)

75. Glitter Stickers: More glitter? Yes please. (via Family Circle)

76. More Easter Egg Piñatas: Take a little inspiration from birthday parties of your youth and Cinco de Mayo and create little bundles of candy instead of using traditional eggs. (via Oh Happy Day)

77. Which Came First?: The peep or the egg? So silly. (via Camille Styles)

78. Washi Easter Egg Holders: For a quick way to display those eggs, a little washi goes a long way. (via How About Orange)

79. Square Patterned Easter Eggs: Our next Martha Pick is sort of plaid, sort of geometric, and a lot of layered awesome. (via Martha Stewart)

80. Embroidered Eggs: Cross-stitch those dudes! (via Inna Forostyuk)

81. Speckled Eggs: Can’t find naturally speckled eggs? Make your own. (via Alisa Burke)

82. Color Blocked Easter Egg Place Cards: Love the idea of these color dipped place cards — though wish we could get a better look at the colorful part. (via Sugar & Cloth)

83. Sequin Easter Eggs: Spell out your love of Easter with glitz and glamour in the form of sequins. (via Studio DIY)

84. Silk-Dyed Eggs: We’ve seen silk used to dye before, but we’re digging this black and white color (or non-color?) palette. (via Country Living)

85. The Million Dollar Egg: And by million dollar, we mean… five dollar. (via Brit + Co.)

86. Botanical Eggs: You can use natural elements like leaves, flowers, and the like to create these botanical beauties. (via Country Living)

87. Cereal-Filled Cascarones: For a different take on cascarones, fill them with cereal! (via Oh Happy Day)

88. Easter Fortune Eggs: How fun is this? Love these as place cards or favors at an Easter brunch. (via Free People)

89. Easter Egg Terrariums: What?! Yes. Yes. And more yes. (via The House That Lars Built)

90. Thumbtack Easter Eggs: Thumbtacks win again! ;) (via Paper & Stitch)

91. Ombre Easter Eggs: One more ombre design idea, just for good measure. (via Sugar and Charm Blog)

92. Modern Ukrainian Easter Eggs: This design-y take on traditional Ukrainian Eggs is so beautiful. Have you ever done this style of egg decorating? (via Oh Joy)

93. Glitter-Dipped Eggs: Loving this combo of brown eggs and vibrant glitter. (via Brit + Co.)

94. Hipster Easter Eggs: Hipsters or old school gangsters, take your pick. (via No. 2 Pencil)

95. Decoupage Easter Eggs: Use fabric or patterned paper to create lovely floral eggs with a little help from Mod Podge. (via Dizzy Maiden)

96. His and Hers Eggs: Too cute. Way. (via Say Yes to Hoboken)

97. Watercolor Letters: Use decals and watercolor paints to create cute messages with your eggs. (via Oh Happy Day)

98. Baker’s Twine Wooden Eggs: We’re always swooning over cool colors of baker’s twine here at Brit HQ and love this take on Easter decor. Use wooden eggs if you want to keep them for years to come. (via Crafts Unleashed)

99. Origami Flowers: Employ those snowflake skills on a smaller scale by creating flower shapes with origami paper and gluing them into eggs. (via Family Circle)

#Hashtag Eggs: All I have to say is #huevo. (via Brit + Co.)

How are your Easter eggs decorated this year? Will you make any of these on Easter Sunday? Talk to us in the comments below.