Easter & Spring

Decorate Easter eggs – these 12 techniques can be implemented quickly!

simple ideas for painting and decorating Easter eggs

There are also trends when it comes to decorating Easter eggs. This year, try something new when coloring and designing eggs! We’ll show you 12 simple ideas and techniques that you can implement in minutes. Coloring Easter eggs with nail polish, napkin technique or glitter is currently the trend. Just make sure that the egg shell is basically thin and porous. So you are not allowed to eat these eggs because of the use of acrylic paints and glue.

Galaxy-look Easter eggs

Make the materials you need yourself

Required materials:

Acrylic paint in black, blue, purple, white and gold

paint brush

sponge

Space look for Easter eggs Colorful eggs in a galaxy look

Instructions:

  1. First, paint the egg with black acrylic paint.
  2. Let the paint dry well after each layer.
  3. Then add blue and purple.
  4. With a sponge, dab blue and purple again to blur the color transitions. let dry.
  5. With another piece of sponge, dab golden paint on the egg.
  6. White can then be sprayed onto the egg with a brush. The white speckles should represent the stars in space.

Make your own Easter eggs in space optics with acrylic paints

Paint the Easter egg creatively with acrylic paints. Space look

2. Stick the napkin motifs on the egg

Easter eggs decorate the necessary materials with the napkin technique

Required materials:

Paper napkins with floral motifs

Acrylic paint in white

Mod podge glue

paint brush

scissors

Decorate Easter eggs with the napkin technique and glue on flowers and butterflies

Instructions:

  1. First, paint the egg with white acrylic paint. let dry.
  2. Separate the layers of the napkin from each other.
  3. Cut out the motifs from the napkin.
  4. Brush the egg with Mod Podge.
  5. Put the motif on top and seal the whole thing again with glue.

Decorate Easter eggs with children using the napkin technique

3. Decorate the Easter eggs with sugar sprinkles

Easter eggs with sugar sprinkles decorate required materials

Required materials:

Pod podge glue

paint brush

spoon

Sugar sprinkles

Stick on eggs with colorful sugar sprinkles. Idea for toddlers

Instructions:

  1. Brush the whole egg with Mod Podge. Wait a little longer for the Mod Podge to become stickier.
  2. Then place the egg in the bowl filled with sugar sprinkles. Using a spoon, roll the egg through the beads so that its surface is completely covered.
  3. Let the glue dry well.

Decorate eggs with sugar sprinkles beads for Easter

4. Decorate Easter eggs with feathers

Wrap the necessary materials on an egg with pink feathers

Required materials:

Mod Podge

paint brush

Decorative feathers for handicrafts

scissors

How to decorate eggs with colorful feathers for Easter

Instructions:

  1. Trim the feathers to fit the egg.
  2. Brush some glue on the egg.
  3. Then put the feathers on top.
  4. Seal everything with another layer of Mod Podge. let dry.

Decorate Easter eggs with colorful decorative feathers

5. Decorate the Easter egg as a carrot

Paint the egg as a carrot required materials

Required materials:

Acrylic colors in orange and black

Thick and thin brush

Felt in green

hot glue

scissors

Funny design Easter eggs Egg painted as a carrot

Instructions:

  1. Paint the egg with orange acrylic paint and set it aside to dry.
  2. With a thin brush and black paint, paint small strokes on the egg. This will be the pattern of the carrot.
  3. Make the leaves of the carrot out of green felt. These are then attached to the top of the egg with hot glue.

Decorate and paint the Easter egg as a carrot

6. Noble Easter egg with glitter

Decorate egg with glitter needed materials

Required materials:

Mod Podge

Glitter

paint brush

Design Easter eggs with toddlers using glitter and paste

Instructions:

  1. Use a brush dipped in glue to create the desired pattern on the egg. For example points, stripes, etc..
  2. As long as the glue is still damp, sprinkle the glitter over it. All areas covered with glue should now be covered with an even layer. Just wipe off the excess powder.

How to decorate an Easter egg with glitter and glue

7. Easter eggs with structure

Decorate egg with hot glue gun required materials

Required materials:

Hot glue gun

Acrylic paint (in different colors)

thin brush

Decorate the egg with a hot glue gun silicone then paint with acrylic paint

Instructions:

  1. With the hot glue gun you can apply structures to the egg: waves, lines, dots or a net.
  2. After cooling, work on them with acrylic paints of your choice.

Egg with 3D decoration create beautiful structures with hot glue

8. Marble Easter eggs

Easter eggs marble necessary materials for handicrafts

Required materials:

Nail polish (in different colors)

Disposable gloves

Disposable bowl

toothpick

water

Marbling Easter eggs with nail polish simple instructions

Instructions:

  1. Fill the bowl with water.
  2. Now pour the different shades of nail polish crookedly and diagonally into the water. The more nail polish, the more intense the color after marbling.
  3. Take a toothpick and stir the colors together.
  4. It is best to put on disposable shoes and carefully submerge the egg in the water. This is how the nail polish will stick to the shell.
  5. Now let the eggs air dry for about an hour or until the nail polish is set.

Decorating Easter eggs with nail polish Marbling technique

9. Chick

Materials needed to decorate egg as a chick

Required materials:

Acrylic paint in yellow

paint brush

Yellow decorative feathers for handicrafts

Electrical tape, black

Washitape, colorful

scissors

Hot glue gun

Paint the Easter egg yellow and decorate it as a chick

Instructions:

  1. Paint the egg with the yellow acrylic paint and let it dry.
  2. Cut a feather in three and glue the pieces on top of the egg.
  3. Cut out black eyes from the electrical tape. A triangle made of colored washi tape forms the beak.

Make fun Easter eggs and paint as chicks

Easter eggs painting as chicks decorated yellow feathers

10. Decorate Easter eggs with the napkin technique

Decorate the Easter egg with paper napkins and Modpodge

Required materials:

Paper napkin

scissors

Mod Podge

paint brush

Decorate Easter eggs with paper napkins simple instructions

Instructions:

  1. Separate the layers of the napkins from each other. You only need the top layer with the motif.
  2. Cut one of the squares into 1 cm strips.
  3. Brush the egg with Mod Podge.
  4. Place the strips next to each other on the egg and cut off the excess. let dry.
  5. Then seal everything with another layer of Mod Podge.

Decorating Easter eggs with the napkin technique is quick and easy

11. Bunny

Easter eggs as a bunny decorate required materials

Required materials:

Felt in white

Acrylic paint in pink

scissors

Hot glue gun

thin brush

Black marker

Decorate Easter eggs as a bunny with ears and feet made of felt Instructions

Instructions:

  1. Cut out the rabbit ears and two circles for paws from white felt.
  2. Use the pink paint to paint in the inside of the ears and the underside of the paws.
  3. Then the rabbit’s nose and eyes are painted.
  4. Finally, attach the ears and paws to the egg with hot glue.

Do not paint the Easter egg but decorate it as a bunny

12. Donuts

Painting Easter eggs with acrylic paints embellish donuts

Required materials:

pencil

Acrylic paint (in different colors)

thin brush

How to paint Easter eggs with acrylics Donut Instructions

Instructions:

  1. With a pencil, draw the outline of a donut on top of the egg. The lines of the rings should be rather uneven and look like the glaze is running.
  2. Now fill in the contours with color. let dry.
  3. Finally, paint colorful lines on the donuts. These should represent sugar sprinkles.

Funny painting Easter eggs. Paint donuts with acrylic paint

cool ideas for colorful Easter eggs try simple techniques