Easter Egg-perimentation

Thanks for humoring my insane cheesy blog post titles sometimes.


Today, I’ve got a guest post up over at Bourbon and Boots, where I’m sharing how to create marbleized Easter eggs. They turned out really well, but while I was making them, I experimented with a few other ways to dye eggs. I used water, vinegar and food coloring for all of these eggs, so they would be edible later on (when I definitely plan to make deviled eggs out of them).

For all the eggs here, I used this simple formula:

– Hardboiled eggs

– 1/2 cup water

– 1 Tbsp vinegar

– 10 drops food coloring in any color or combination of colors

Marbleized, Ombre, and Dark-dyed Easter Eggs | Rosemary on the TV #holiday #DIY

Aaron has been bringing home gorgeous farm-fresh eggs, thanks to one of his co-workers, so when I was hard boiling eggs, I included a few brown and light green eggs, which created really rich, beautiful hues.

Marbleized, Ombre, and Dark-dyed Easter Eggs | Rosemary on the TV #holiday #DIY

I’d seen ombre Easter egg tutorials online that involved six cups, labeled A-F, all with an assigned number of food coloring drops. Just FYI: that is totally not necessary. Make one cup for each color, and put each egg in for 30 seconds longer than the last one. Here, I started with a white egg in the dye for 30 seconds, then the second egg was in dye for a minute, then I switched to light green eggs, then brown.

Marbleized, Ombre, and Dark-dyed Easter Eggs | Rosemary on the TV #holiday #DIY

And finally, the marbleized eggs for Bourbon and Boots, which you can find out how to make over on their site today.

Are you dying eggs this year? Any fun ideas to share?

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