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Aren't these pretty-Easter Eggs

I wish I had the patience to make these. **Terrain**


Asked by liss05 at 9:32 PM on Mar. 27, 2013 in Holidays

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  • Those are really pretty, no way in hell would mine look anything remotely like that if I tried it though.

    Answer by kmath at 9:34 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • Mine would end up on Pintrocity... LOL!

    Answer by m-avi at 9:41 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • Cool! The remind me of Wedgewood china.

    Answer by tessiedawg at 9:36 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • Yes, those are really cute.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 9:38 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • They did these on the Chew the other day and it was sort of a fail.

    They remind me of my Scentsy warmers!

    Stupid iPhone makes things sideways.


    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 9:48 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • I will make these and show you what happens!!

    Answer by staciandababy at 9:48 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • White eggs
    Lightweight nylon (we snipped squares from white nylon stockings)
    String or twine
    Small leaves, petals, or fern fronds
    Purple cabbage

    1. Choose a selection of small, flat leaves, petals, and fronds from your garden.

    2. To reuse your eggs in future years, blow them out first to create hollow shells. (Here’s an easy how-to.) If you prefer whole eggs, wait to hard boil them in the cabbage dye.

    3. Place plant clippings on the eggs, wiping the shell with a damp cloth first to help the clippings adhere. Press the leaves as flat as possible to avoid dye seeping below.

    Comment by liss05 (original poster) at 9:34 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • 4. Snip a square of nylon large enough to cover the egg from a white or neutral nylon stocking, avoiding any seams.

    5. Secure clippings by wrapping each egg with nylon as smoothly and snugly as possible. Tie the nylon on the opposite side of the egg with string.

    6. Chop a head of purple cabbage and boil in water until the water is a deep purple. Strain out the cabbage.

    7. If using blown out eggs, soak in the cooled dye until the desired color is reached. (Our eggs were dyed for three hours.) If using whole eggs, hard-boil in the dye then leave to soak as the dye cools.

    8. Remove the eggs from the dye and place on newspaper. Once dry, unwrap and remove all plant material.

    9. Place on your Easter tabletop or hide for a natural hunt!

    Comment by liss05 (original poster) at 9:35 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • Kmath Neither would mine.:( Maybe one day I will achieve patience of saint.Um NOT.:)

    Comment by liss05 (original poster) at 9:36 PM on Mar. 27, 2013

  • Oh please do Staci I am sure they will be gorgeous.G/L:)

    Comment by liss05 (original poster) at 9:49 PM on Mar. 27, 2013