Dress Up Easter Table Decor with Confetti Eggs

Easter is quickly approaching and the Ohio eggs-perts are sharing some of their favorite egg decorating techniques to give families ideas for new Easter traditions. Easy-to-make glitter eggs (cascarones) are a fun, simple Easter craft the whole family will love! Get step-by-step instructions below:

  • What You’ll Need:
    • 12 empty eggshells (white, brown or a combo of both!)
    • Small bowls or plastic containers to use as dye cups
    • Boiling water for each dye cup
    • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar for each dye cup
    • Food coloring
    • Funnel, or paper taped into a funnel
    • Confetti
    • Tissue paper in a variety of colors
    • Glue Stick
  • Directions:
    1. Combine 1 cup boiling water, 1 tsp. of distilled white vinegar and about 20 drops of food coloring of your choice in each dye cup. Dye the eggshells by dunking each egg slowly into a dye cup. Let eggs thoroughly dry.
    2. Fill eggs with confetti using your hands or a funnel. Using scissors, cut a 1/4-inch square of tissue paper. Glue the tissue paper over the hole on the egg.
    3. When ready, crack cascarones by hand or on a hard surface to release the confetti … and have fun!


Insider Info:
Beyond confetti, you can also fill your eggs with many other things, such as glitter, small sheets of tissue paper or even colorful cereal. Always cover your work surface with a few layers of paper towels or newspaper to protect your table from dye stains.

Emptying eggshells can be tricky. Learn how to do it like an egg decorating pro here.

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