Easter eggs are not just for finding and eating. They also make festive decorations, welcoming spring. Adding Easter egg decorations to the home refreshes the area and makes the attractive eggs a focal point. You will be amazed at the many creative ways these eggs can be incorporated into home décor.
Step 1: Create an Easter egg centerpiece. Dye some Easter eggs in one or more pastel colors. Let eggs dry and then place them into a small bowl. Add a few inches of water to a medium sized footed bowl. Place the small bowl containing the eggs into the center of your footed bowl. Gather a few carnation bunches in a color that complements the eggs and cut stems to two or three inches long. Place the carnations around the bowl of Easter eggs and put this centerpiece on your Easter table.
Step 2: Make an eco-friendly planter from empty eggs. Hold each egg on its side and use a table knife to gently tap the narrow end until the shell breaks. Turn the egg slightly and remove the cap with a tap. Remove contents and rinse the shell. Poke a knife point through the other end of the shell to make a drainage hole. Remove half the soil from a small plant root ball. Place the remaining soil and the plant into the egg shell. Cover the roots with additional soil. Display in an egg crate with a plate underneath or on a decorative egg plate.
Step 3: Make Easter egg garland. Use a push pin and wooden skewer to blow out several dozen eggs but do not fill the holes at either end. Dye the eggs your desired colors. After the eggs dry, connect them using stretchable jewelry cord threaded on a bead-making needle. String this garland over a doorway or on the railing of a stairway. Accent it with ribbons or other decorative items.