Easter Egg Crafts

Easter Egg Crafts

Blowing Out Easter Eggs - Making it Hollow

Blowing Out Easter Eggs - Making it Hollow

Organic Onion Skin Easter Egg Dye

Organic Onion Skin Easter Egg Dye

Decorating Tie Dyed Easter Eggs

Decorating Tie Dyed Easter Eggs

Marbleized Easter Eggs

Marbleized Easter Eggs

Striped Easter Eggs

Striped Easter Eggs

How To Paper Mache

How To Paper Mache

Create Your Own Unique Ornaments

Create Your Own Unique Ornaments

Simple Tye Dye Easter Eggs

Simple Tye Dye Easter Eggs

Create The Coolest Easter Eggs

Create The Coolest Easter Eggs

Wow With A Homemade Pinata

Wow With A Homemade Pinata

Framed Silhouettes For Someone Special

Framed Silhouettes For Someone Special

Decorating the Piñata

Decorating the Piñata

Attaching the Piñata Star Points to the Base

Attaching the Piñata Star Points to the Base

Piñata Base

Piñata Base

Piñata Paste

Piñata Paste

How to Make a Piñata

How to Make a Piñata

Basic Acrylic Painting - Overglaze and Finishing

Basic Acrylic Painting - Overglaze and Finishing

Basic Acrylic Painting - Adding Shadows and Highlights

Basic Acrylic Painting - Adding Shadows and Highlights

Basic Acrylic Painting - Sponge Texture

Basic Acrylic Painting - Sponge Texture

Basic Acrylic Painting - Additional Layering

Basic Acrylic Painting - Additional Layering

Basic Acrylic Painting - Spattering Texture

Basic Acrylic Painting - Spattering Texture

Basic Acrylic Painting - Canvas Prep and Undercoat

Basic Acrylic Painting - Canvas Prep and Undercoat

Basic Acrylic Painting - Preparing a Work Space

Basic Acrylic Painting - Preparing a Work Space

Basic Acrylic Painting

Basic Acrylic Painting

How to Make a Framed Silhouette

How to Make a Framed Silhouette

Striped Easter Eggs

Striped Easter Eggs

Marbleized Easter Eggs

Marbleized Easter Eggs

Decorating Tie Dyed Easter Eggs

Decorating Tie Dyed Easter Eggs

Organic Onion Skin Easter Egg Dye

Organic Onion Skin Easter Egg Dye

Blowing Out Easter Eggs - Making it Hollow

Blowing Out Easter Eggs - Making it Hollow

Easter Egg Crafts

Easter Egg Crafts

Homemade Gift Box - Final Steps

Homemade Gift Box - Final Steps

Homemade Gift Box - Folding the Bottom

Homemade Gift Box - Folding the Bottom

How to Make a Homemade Gift Box

How to Make a Homemade Gift Box

Christmas Ornaments - Iridescent Design

Christmas Ornaments - Iridescent Design

Christmas Ornaments - Opaque Design

Christmas Ornaments - Opaque Design

Christmas Ornaments - Stripe Design

Christmas Ornaments - Stripe Design

Christmas Ornaments - Swirl Design

Christmas Ornaments - Swirl Design

How to Make Christmas Ornaments

How to Make Christmas Ornaments

Paper Mache - Painting and Decorating

Paper Mache - Painting and Decorating

Paper Mache - Attaching the Base to the Bowl

Paper Mache - Attaching the Base to the Bowl

How to Make a Paper Mache Bowl

How to Make a Paper Mache Bowl

How to Make Paper Mache Paste

How to Make Paper Mache Paste

Paper Mache

Paper Mache

How To Make Roast Lamb

How To Make Roast Lamb

How To Make Greek Easter Bread

How To Make Greek Easter Bread

How To Make Peanut Butter Bunnycakes

How To Make Peanut Butter Bunnycakes

How To Make Easy Easter Pie

How To Make Easy Easter Pie

How To Make Chocolate Pie With A Petal Crust

How To Make Chocolate Pie With A Petal Crust

How To Make A Coconut Easter Basket Cake

How To Make A Coconut Easter Basket Cake

How To Make Easter Basket Cupcakes

How To Make Easter Basket Cupcakes

How To Make Coconut Marshmallow Nests

How To Make Coconut Marshmallow Nests

How To Make Sugared Chocolate Eggs

How To Make Sugared Chocolate Eggs

How To Make Decorated Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

How To Make Decorated Peanut Butter Easter Eggs

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How To Make Fish With Chips

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How To Make Watermelon Tarts

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Organic Onion Skin Easter Egg Dye

Craft expert Mary Gallagher-Stout discusses Organic Onion Skin Easter Egg Dye.

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Mary Gallagher Stout: Hi! I am Mary Gallagher Stout. Today, we are decorating Easter eggs. In this clip, you will see decorating with natural raw materials.

What we are doing now is Onion Skin Eggs. This is a very easy, very fun, very organic way of dying your Easter eggs using natural elements form the earth. So what we are going to do is we are going to put the onion skins and surround the eggs with the onion skins. The onion skin is going to make it a beautiful color. Some people when they use this method, they just put the eggs directly into the pot with the onion skin. I don't see that because I think you get a deeper, richer color when you wrap them and keep them on the onion itself. Then you are just going to take a rubber band and secure the rag around your onion skinned egg. What's really cool about this is you don't have to use any dye, its all organic.

You can use different things that you find in your kitchen to make different color dyes. Like you can use spinach, wrap in spinach to make it green; you can use cumin or turmeric, put that spice around, wrap it around, that will turn them yellow; you can use red cabbage. When you wrap it in red cabbage, you get a beautiful robins blue egg.

So really, it doesn't matter what color your skin is. You just need to wrap it throughly and then put it in a pot of water. You are going to simmer it for about 30 minutes, let it sit until it becomes room temperature. Then you are going to take it out and let them dry overnight. You certainly could open them at that point, but if you really want them to be a very dark vibrant color, you want to sit and let them sit overnight. Let them dry and then unwrap your little beautifully, naturally colored eggs without using any dyes. Coming up next, I will show you a really fun Tie-Dyed technique to make freaky-dickey Easter eggs.