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10 Unconventional Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

Step away from the PAAS dyes and check out these awesome ways to up your Easter Egg decorating game.

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1. With silk ties.

Because Dad didn't need all of those paisley patterned options anyway!
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Because Dad didn't need all of those paisley patterned options anyway!

2. With chalk and clear nail polish.

Because "avant garde" is always a good excuse for questionable artistic skills.
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Because "avant garde" is always a good excuse for questionable artistic skills.

3. With paper.

When in doubt, stitch and rip.
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When in doubt, stitch and rip.

4. With gold leaf.

When is going for gold ever a bad idea?
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When is going for gold ever a bad idea?

5. With nail polish.

You know you're not really going to use all of that nail polish in your vanity anyway. Watch out for the fumes!
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You know you're not really going to use all of that nail polish in your vanity anyway. Watch out for the fumes!

6. With paint and glue.

What's better than a giant painted Easter egg? Not too dang much.
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What's better than a giant painted Easter egg? Not too dang much.

7. With indigo dye.

Shibori dye up some fabric and get in some indigo egg decorating in one fell swoop (or bucket....).
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Shibori dye up some fabric and get in some indigo egg decorating in one fell swoop (or bucket....).

8. With Mod Podge.

Any self-respecting maker already has some Mod Podge and tissue paper in their stash.
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Any self-respecting maker already has some Mod Podge and tissue paper in their stash.

9. With dye and paint pens.

Those Ukrainians know a thing or two about embroidery AND egg decorating, amirite?!
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Those Ukrainians know a thing or two about embroidery AND egg decorating, amirite?!

10. With a needle and thread.

Not for the heavy handed, but definitely easier to pull off than you think!
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Not for the heavy handed, but definitely easier to pull off than you think!

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