DIY Chevron Easter Eggs

Chevron Easter Eggs

It’s no secret, I love all things chevron. I mean I LOVE chevron. I think I love the pattern more than ikat and that is really saying something my friends.  Knowing of my sordid chevron love affair, my friend Diane didn’t miss a beat when I told her I was on a mission to create chevron Easter eggs. I mean how cute would that be (insert high-pitched girly squeal)!?!  A few googles and text sessions later and we had a rough game plan on how to create DIY chevron Easter eggs.  I think they turned out pretty cute and notice we didn’t just stick to one pattern.  We had a great afternoon dying eggs with her adorable son, and of course Jake had to get in on the action as well.  Here’s the break down:

Step 1: Use electrical tape to create the patterns you want on hard-boiled white eggs.

Note: Don’t be a dummy like me and buy brown eggs because that’s what you normally eat.  The dye won’t show silly!  Put them back on that grocery shelf and get white ones or you’ll be making a second trip!

Chevron Easter Eggs

Step 2: Mesmerize baby with egg designing skills.

Chevron Easter Eggs

Chevron Easter Eggs

Step 3: Prepare egg dye according to packet direction.  We went for the vibrant color option which meant we first dissolved the tablets in vinegar as directed and then added water.

Chevron Easter Eggs

Step 4: Place egg on spoon or wand.

Chevron Easter Eggs

Step 5: Submerge eggs into dye until desired colors are reached.

Chevron Easter Eggs

Chevron Easter Eggs

Step 6: Let eggs dry.  Please note that my genius friend suggested mini-muffin pans as drying racks and they worked perfectly!

Chevron Easter Eggs

Chevron Easter Eggs

Step 7: Once dry, remove the electrical tape to reveal pattern.

Ta da! A beautiful chevron Easter egg is revealed!

Chevron Easter Eggs

Along with several other beauties!

Chevron Easter Eggs

Chevron Easter Eggs

Chevron Easter Eggs

I just love how using the electrical tape turned out! It was very easy and these eggs are now sitting pretty as a centerpiece on our dinner table.  I’m actually kind of digging that basket weave look of the orange egg best. Which one is your favorite?

Megan

Comments

  1. says

    SO very cute! they came out wonderful!
    i’ll be definitely doing this over the weekend.

    thanks for your delightful post!

    thank you so much for your get well wishes for my sister.
    highly appreciated!

    big hugs!
    xx

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  2. says

    Great idea! These are really pretty. You can also use white crayons to make designs that are more intricate. The wax repels the dye and it’s really easy to do…even if you can’t see it :)

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  3. says

    OMG stop it! this is SUCH an amazing idea. As a hard core stripe lover I just think this is so clever. And can Jake be any more delicious. I love how she’s just staring at your hand totally mesmerized like “what are you doing now lady?!” too much.

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