I love these commemorative days throughout the year for many reasons, but most of all it’s because people get very creative. There’s something really unique about how inspired we get to decorate and celebrate these small (or big) occasions. Easter is one of those times we tend to go a little bigger - and I can only assume you got here because you want to go big too, right? Check out these Easter egg decorating ideas that will make your holiday beautiful and fun!

“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life. - Janine di Giovanni

Cactus

Cactus from eggshells, the easiest plants to care for.
Cactus from eggshells, the easiest plants to care for! Source: Quartz and Leisure

Cactus are the most adorable plants ever, I simply love them and I even have some decorating my window ledge! Of course, these have a bit of a twist since they’re actually made out of eggshells. They are really easy to make and a great way to spend the afternoon doing arts and crafts. Give a look at the materials and instructions to get started on your cute Easter decoration!

Floral watercolor

Watercolor makes everything look dreamy.
Watercolor makes everything look dreamy! Source: Dream a Little Bigger

I’m also a big fan of watercolor, so I always find a way to add something artistic with watercolor when I look for unique ideas. And these floral watercolor Easter eggs are definitely worthy of your time and attention! Don’t they look incredible?

This is what you need to make them:

  • Eggs (real or fake)
  • Liquid food coloring
  • Disposable cups
  • Paintbrushes
  • Black sharpies
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When you gather all the supplies, just follow the instructions and think about where you’ll put these incredible Easter eggs!

Ice cream

With the weather getting hotter by the day, ice creams become a good idea.
With the weather getting hotter by the day, ice creams become a good idea! Source: Kara's Party Ideas

For the kiddos in the house (or at your Easter family gathering), these ice cream eggs will definitely be a hit. They look super cute and super fun to play with - they’re a great way to decorate AND make something to distract the kids while grownups are busy, right?

They’re also really easy to make:

  • Paint the egg with a light tan color
  • Paint the top with an ice cream color of your choice, remember to create the rounded scallops in the middle
  • Use a pink sharpie to give your cone some details
  • Use a black sharpie to draw cute faces

Sprinkles

Sprinkle joy in everyone's life with these adorable Easter eggs!
Sprinkle joy in everyone’s life with these adorable Easter eggs! Source: Studio DIY

When we talk about ice cream, we can’t help but remember that sprinkles make them so much better. And well, you can also have these incredible sprinkled Easter eggs in your house this year. They’re so colorful and fun, it’ll sure bring the best energy into your home! And you only need a few supplies to make them: hard-boiled eggs, tacky glue, paintbrush, spoon, and sprinkles! Check the detailed instructions to learn how to make these.

Gumball machine

Everyone loves a gumball machine - even if grownups won't admit it.
Everyone loves a gumball machine - even if grown ups won’t admit it! Source: A Joyful Riot

I thought this one was one of the most fun ideas I’ve ever seen, it’s great not only for Easter, but for birthday parties and for the kiddos playtime! And they’re actually a lot easier to DIY than you’d think when looking at it.

The supplies you need are:

  • Eggs
  • Red paper
  • Multi colored sharpies
  • Hot glue gun and stick
  • Scissors

Once you have everything together, you can follow the directions to create this beautiful and super fun decoration for Easter!

Paper flowers

Pretty and delicate Easter decor.
Pretty and delicate Easter decor. Source: Tell Love and Party

These vibrant color eggs will make a great decoration for your outdoor Easter party! Especially if on the day of the party there’s a bright and sunny spring day. Wouldn’t that be just perfect? To make these flowered eggs you basically need to:

  • Paint the eggs
  • Cut flowers from colorful paper (or use a special hole puncher)
  • Use a hot glue gun to stick the flowers to the eggs!

Really simple, isn’t it? They’re so easy you can even enjoy to make a bunch of these for your Easter egg hunt too!

Piñata

This piñata egg is really fun but don't go breaking every single one you see!
This piñata egg is really fun but don’t go breaking every single one you see! Source: A Subtle Revelry

This idea is really unique, I sure had never seen anything like it before. Not only creative, but really pretty, don’t you think? I like keeping things simple (most of the time), but this would sure look great during Easter celebrations!

You need:

  • Eggs
  • Crepe paper (several colors)
  • Confetti
  • Twine
  • Household glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot glue gun and stick
  • Toothpicks

Gather all of these supplies in your craft station and check the instructions to start partying!

Decoupage

Decoupage is fancy and easier than it sounds.
Decoupage is fancy and easier than it sounds! Source: By Wilma

The name “decoupage is a bit scary, but don’t go running away from this idea just yet. It’s actually a lot easier than it sounds, just make sure to read the instructions and have the right supplies and everything will work out just fine. These decoupage Easter eggs will be perfect if you’re throwing a fancier party for your friends and family!

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