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66 Creative Ideas for Decorating Easter Eggs

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: We’re pretty darn excited about Easter. Maybe it’s all the colors and candies — or the fact it’s finally starting to feel like spring — but we’re practically dreaming in chocolates and Easter brunch dishes. If you’re anything like us, you’ve already whipped out the egg decorating materials and are raring to go. If you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, we’ve rounded up 60+ fantastically unique egg decorating ideas to bring major WOW factor to your table.

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1. Garland-Wrapped Eggs: It’s no secret that we love garlands. And this festive DIY is just another reason why. (via Brit + Co)

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2. Painted Ladies: Full House fans, this one’s for you. (via Brit + Co)

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3. Fruit and Veggie Eggs: Nothing says spring like brightly colored fruits and veggies. (via Brit + Co)

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4. Bouquet Eggs: Display your finished blown eggs in a pretty spring bouquet. They’ll add a pop of color and festivity to any tablescape. (via Brit + Co)

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5. DIY Confetti Eggs: With these boiled eggs, the surprise isn’t the vibrant color. Instead, it’s all the glitter and glam inside. (via Oh Happy Day)

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6. Nail Polish Marblized Eggs: Nail polish is forever our superpower. Not only can it glam up your hands, but now it can also glam up your breakfast. (via Brit + Co)

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7. Pop Star Eggs: This year we celebrated Left Shark’s BFF, Britney, Beyonce and Nicki… by making them into eggs. Duh. (via Brit + Co)

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8. DIY Foil Easter Eggs: Gilded eggs add a hint of sophistication and glamour to any basket. (via Simply Designing)

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9. Chocolate Eggs: Instead of going the traditional route, why not sweeten things up a bit? These piñata-inspired treats are a nice addition to any Easter basket. (via Brit + Co)

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10. Glow-in-the-Dark Eggs: These glow-in-the-dark eggs would make a fun adult Easter egg hunt. (via Growing a Jeweled Rose)

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11. The Prettiest Hardboiled Eggs: Year-round we try not to break our eggs. Luckily, there’s Easter: The one holiday where you can break all the rules by cracking that egg shell and witnessing this magic. (via Brit + Co)

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12. Hipster Eggs: Check out these cool, hip eggs. We’re especially digging that fab wigged guy in the middle. (via Brit + Co)

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13. Golden Seismograph Easter Egg: We’re not quite sure what seismograph Easter eggs are, but when they look this whimsical, how could we not be on board? (via Aunt Peaches)

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14. Easter Egg Bath Bombs: If actual eggs aren’t your thing, we promise these bath bombs will be. They’re definitely a very relaxing stand-in. (via Mom Foodie)

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15. Tie Dyed: Paper towels aren’t just good for soaking up egg-dying messes. They also help create a vibrant tie-dye pattern. (via Fun at Home With Kids)

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16. Shaving Cream Eggs: Who knew that bath products could be put to such good use outside the bathtub? (via Practically Functional)

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17. Tattly Eggs: Forget arms. Temporary tattoos are made for boiled eggs. (via Brit + Co)

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18. Sprinkle Eggs: This decor looks so delish, we just want to eat it whole… but, we won’t. Unless of course there’s chocolate under those sprinkles. (via Studio DIY)

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19. Color Block Wooden Eggs: Wooden eggs are a great alternative to the chicken egg-averse. Plus, they look pretty darn cool when color blocked with gold and mint hues. (via Cake)

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20. Roy Lichtenstein: Eggs can be the perfect canvas for your (or one of your favorite artist’s) great masterpieces. (via Art Club Blog)

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21. Glitter Eggs: We obviously have a love affair with glitter, but it’s clearly for good reason. Just look at all that razzle dazzle. (via Brit + Co)

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22. Hard-Boiled Egg Carrots: These boiled eggs look so much like the real thing, we think the Easter bunny might just eat them right up. (via Hungry Happenings)

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24. Paper Flowers: This delicate look is perfect for the scrapbooker or flower child in you. We especially love the pink-on-blue look. (via Such Pretty Things)

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25. Candlestick Display: Not sure how to display those gorgeous eggs you just dyed? These candlesticks are the perfect pedestals. (via Brit + Co)

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26. Fabric Eggs: Aside from bath bombs and wood, fabric eggs are another great egg alternative. Plus, you can quite literally put all your eggs in this beautiful fabric basket (that you can also DIY). (via Diary of a Quilter)

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27. Temporary Tattoo Eggs: Remember these bad boys? They’re perfect for your aspiring superhero or scientist. (via Brit + Co)

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28. Monogram Easter Eggs: Monograms are not just for weddings or stationary. These eggs are pretty and personalized, and great for your Easter brunch place “cards.” (via Lil Luna)

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29. Textured Eggs: Run to your bathroom, dig out some q-tips and get to work making these speckled and patterned shells. (via Alisa Burke)

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30. Mr. Humpty Dumpty: It’s amazing how we never noticed before, but Easter eggs do really make the perfect children’s book character. So. Cute. (via Confetti Sunshine)

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31. Pointillism Easter Eggs: Channel your inner Seurat with these perfectly on-point eggs. Deco pens FTW! (via Brit + Co)

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32. Floral Crown: We love this sweet, bohemian take on the natural egg. Maybe she’ll make an appearance at Coachella this year.. (via Flax and Twine)

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33. Hanging Eggs: Forget the basket. Find some open space in your home, grab some string and a stapler, and voila! Instant Easter-egg art installation. (via Brit + Co)

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34. Tissue Paper Confetti: Another insanely easy DIY, these eggs are decorated with a bit of tissue paper and our BFF, Mod Podge. (via Brit + Co)

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35. Sharpie Tie-Dye: There’s no need for traditional dye when you can tie dye with desk supplies. (via Brit + Co)

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36. All Natural: Mother Nature makes for a really good egg decorator. (via A Daily Something)

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37. Sculpey Eggs: One of our favorite crafting materials is also a great egg-beautifier. (via Brit + Co)

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38. Confetti Eggs: Here’s another clever way to use office supplies to punch up your egg decor. (via She Makes a Home)

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39. Calligraphy Eggs: Everyone’s loving calligraphy this year. So, it’s no wonder we love this DIY so much. The eggs would also make great place holders if you’re throwing Easter brunch this year. (via Brit + Co)

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40. Bird Eggs: This feels a bit like an Easter version of Inception (it’s a bird within a bird egg), but we don’t mind because they are all so cute perched in that nest. (via Brit + Co)

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41. Rubber Band Eggs: Oh, the rubber band — another overused and under-appreciated everyday item that’s definitely found a spot in our Easter decorating cabinet. (via Brit + Co)

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42. Gumball Machine: These aren’t 100% Easter-themed, but that’s why we love them. They’re so offbeat and sweet. Oh, and easy to DIY. That’s always a major plus. (via A Joyful Riot)

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43. DIY Typography: If you’re not the best at calligraphy, try your hand (pun intended) at these typography eggs. You’ll have all your graphic designer friends drooling (and Instagramming). (via Lovely Indeed)

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44. Egg Beanies: For half the country, spring might be here, but winter weather is still going strong elsewhere. So, keep your eggs warm with these cozy little beanies. (via Brit + Co)

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45. Bouffant Ladies: These painted ladies and their big hairdos would add personality and sass to any basket or centerpiece. (via Studio DIY)

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46. Flora Eggs: If flowers have yet to spring up in your neighborhood, no worries. Paint your own to add a quirky Easter “bouquet” to any table. (via Brit + Co)

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47. Mosaic Eggs: Two eggs shells in one add an extra dimension to your decor. (via Brit + Co)

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48. Macrame Egg Hangers: These hangers are another great way to display your eggs, sans basket. Plus, they have a cute ’70s vibe that we are totally digging. (via Brit + Co)

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49. Minions: We are absolutely obsessed with Minions, and are totally on board with these little monsters having a spot at our Easter brunch table. (via We Have Aars)

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50. State Pride: With March Madness in full swing, now’s the time to show your state (or school) pride… regardless if they won or lost. We’re sure your SO or dad will appreciate the gesture. (via Brit + Co)

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51. Lego Eggs: Legos seems to have been such a big hit this past year (anyone remember that dance from the Oscars?), so it only seems right that they find their way into our baskets. (via It’s Always Autumn)

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52. Hanging Planters: We love this idea of ditching full-on bouquets in favor of these tiny hanging eggshells. (via Brit + Co)

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53. Veggie-Dyed Eggs: Who knew such beautiful hues could come from that stuff we’re always juicing? (via Brit + Co)

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54. Thread-Wrapped Eggs: Add a touch of whimsy to a pre-dyed egg with a simple thread. (via Martha Stewart)

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55. Little Miss and Mister Easter Eggs: Anyone else feeling a #tbt moment? (via Glitter in My Tea)

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56. Gem Eggs: There is no ignoring this egg. It was born this way… to sparkle, that is. (via Brit + Co)

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57. Chalkboard Easter Eggs: The chalkboard trend is not out just yet! People may be taking it off their walls, but we think it feels so right on an egg. (via Boulder Locavore)

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58. #Hashtag Eggs: For every digital diva out there: We’ve found your perfect, minimalist egg decoration. (via Brit + Co)

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59. Emoji Eggs: Well, with the hashtag and these adorable emojis, you could write a whole text novel with your Easter eggs. (via Brit + Co)

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60. More Wooden Eggs: These abstract patterns and shapes are a totally on-trend look. (via Brit + Co)

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61. Kool Aid-Dyed Eggs: Remember that delicious childhood drink you were always chugging come summertime? Well, we’re craving Kool Aid even more now after seeing how it spiced up our Easter eggs. (via Freut Cake)

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62. Punny Centerpiece: Flower bouquets and baskets can step aside. There’s no competing against ombre and puns. (via Brit + Co)

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63. Melted Crayon: This watercolor-like look is almost too pretty to crack open and eat. Almost. (via Clumsy Crafter)

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64. Egg Centerpiece: This 2013 throwback still has a place in our flower-lovin’ hearts. (via Brit + Co)

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65. Paper Napkin Eggs: This (dye-free!) idea for decorating your Easter eggs is the best use of your pretty paper napkin collection YET. (via LRF)

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66. Photo Print Easter Eggs: What can’t you do with Mod Podge? These photo print eggs will be a smash hit at your Easter brunch. (via A Subtle Revelry)

How are you decorating for Easter this year? Dish in the comments below.