DIY Easter Eggs Over Easy
@Home with Maddy
Project article and photographs
by Madeleine M Langlois, MaddyLane Designs
For the fun of making egg-ceptional colourful Mod-style Easter eggs
Miy Easter project; Mod-Style Groovy Easter Eggs
Hands-on time: About 45 minutes per dozen.
Total time: if using vanish, add two hours for drying time.
Skill: Easy, suitable for children. (teacher & classroom friendly).
Cost estimate: Only pennies per egg.
Materials & tools:
• Hard-boiled eggs
• Tea-lights (bases only)
For tie-dye Easter eggs:
• Wax crayons (I recommend Crayola brand, they have the best pigmentation)
• Crayon sharpener
• Small disposable paper plates
• Egg carton container
• Elastic bands (optional)
For tissue-paper Easter eggs:
• Small bowl of water
• Craft tissue paper in assorted colours
• Scissors, to cut out geometric shapes (optional)
• A flat paint brush
• Mod-Podge medium, brush on varnish
(Materials for this project are available arts, crafts and dollar stores)
This Easter, create egg-ceptional colourful mod-style Easter eggs with simple tie-dye
and tissue-paper techniques. Decorating Easter eggs has never been easier or less
messy than with traditional food-colouring dyes. This project is perfect for art class or
to do at home with the kids.
Egg safety: Store eggs in refrigerator until you are ready to use them. Place the eggs