You have got to try this, friends.
Silk-dyed Easter eggs.
They are so darn pretty.
Mom and I decided we needed to try it after seeing it on Martha Stewart and Skip to My Lou. So we stopped at the local Goodwill in Arizona and picked up 7 silk ties that caught our fancy (around $8 total). There were silk ties everywhere! We ended up using 3 of them to dye a dozen eggs.
We basically followed the instructions in the links above (which are super easy), but we found it simpler and more effective to use rubber bands to secure two ends of the silk around the egg to look like a Werther’s candy. (The links above call for fabric to secure the silk.)
Not only did the eggs turn out so pretty, it was also super easy and much less messy than traditional egg dying. It’s a fun surprise to see what they look like at the end. (Ryan and my dad didn’t have much faith that they would turn out well.)
I think I’ll be doing this every year.
I may even have to try another batch at home before Easter.
What do you think? Do you dye Easter eggs?