Natural dyes for Easter eggs

Here are some great ways to naturally dye your eggs.

SPRING CHICKEN YELLOW

1 t Tumeric
2/3 c -Boiling water
1/4 tsp Vinegar

EASTER BUNNY BROWN
1 TBSĀ  Instant coffee — heaping Tbsp
2/3 c -Boiling water
1/2 tsp Vinegar

BOIL EGG WITH 1/4 tsp VinegarĀ  AND ONE OF THE
FOLLOWING:

  • Onion skins — (golden orange)
  • Red onion Skins–(Red)
  • Beets — (reddish purple)
  • Spinach — (pale green)
  • Red Cabbage Leaves
  • Walnut shells — (buff)
  • Grape Juice — (mauve)

Wash eggs in mild soapy water to remove oily coating which could
prevent dye from adhering. Simmer for 20 minutes.
Spring Chicken Yellow: Add tumeric to boiling water, stir until
dissolved. Add vinegar.
Easter Bunny Brown: Add heaping Tbsp heaping instant coffee to boiling
water, stir to dissolve. Add vinegar.

For Pretty Pastels
You can rub blueberries and cranberries right on the shells for
soft blues and pink. Blend them for another pretty result.

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