Easy Patterned Easter Eggs

Easy Patterned Easter Eggs

These patterned Easter eggs couldn’t be easier to make! I’ve always loved dying Easter eggs. While there are so many amazing egg decorating ideas out there, usually the good old PAAS dye packs are all I need to be happy. This year, I stuck with this tried and true method but decided to take them up notch with the addition of a little simple stenciling.

Add a special touch to your dyed Easter eggs with easy adhesive stencils and craft paint!

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Simple stenciled Easter egg decorating idea

The new flexible adhesive stencils from Martha Stewart made this craft possible. You can wrap them right around the egg and peel them off and reuse them again and again – so cool! While I stenciled real eggs, but for longer lasting results you could use this same technique on paper mache eggs. Just paint the eggs instead of dyeing them. Here’s how to stencil your eggs:

Supplies for Patterned Easter Eggs

How to Make Patterned Easter Eggs

Step 1. Dye Eggs

Hard boil eggs and dye according to package directions on PAAS dye kit.

Step 2. Wrap with an Adhesive Stencil

Wrap an adhesive stencil around your egg, smoothing it down with your thumbnail to make sure it is tight against the egg and no paint will seep underneath.

How to use adhesive stencils on Easter eggs

Step 3. Apply Paint

Using your foam brush, apply a small amount of paint all around the stencil.

Painting Easter eggs with stencils

4. Unwrap the stencil while the paint is still wet to reveal your pretty results! Let dry completely – ideally on a drying tray.

How to paint designs on Easter eggs

While I used these fun border stencils, the adhesive stencils come in a wide range of designs. Have fun making your own designs!

Modern stenciled Easter egg ideas

Like these patterned Easter eggs?

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This is post is sponsored by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia as part of the #12MonthsofMartha program. All content and opinions are my own. 



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