Easter Egg Decorating ~ Resist with Stickers

Easter Egg Decorating with stickers for a resist effect

We decorated Easter eggs using dye and stickers, then we peeled off the stickers for a resist dye effect. A couple of years ago we decorated eggs using a similar technique with hot glue. This is a bit more kid friendly and very simple to do.

Supplies for Egg Decorating:

  • boiled eggs
  • stickers
  • Easter egg dye of your choice (This is Paas dye from Walmart.)

Start with boiled, dry eggs:

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Place stickers of your choice on the eggs and really press them on so that there aren’t any gaps. We found that smaller stickers worked better on the curvy surface.

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Then drop them into the dye!

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The colors were so vivid! We let them sit in the dye for at least ten minutes because we wanted the colors to be dark.

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They looked great. We weren’t sure if the stickers would stick, but they did!

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I have no idea why this one had a spattered look, but we liked it…

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Let the eggs dry thoroughly, but don’t let the stickers dry completly. We found that they came off much easier if they were still a bit wet.

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Then we dropped them into another dye so that the white part of the shell was colored a different color; plus it changed the first color a bit too.

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The outcome was a bit rustic and unexpected, but we liked them!

Easter Egg decorating using stickers to create a resist dye effect

The combinations are limitless. It is a wonderful opportunity to experiment with color theory and creativity.

Have fun decorating Easter eggs together!

If you liked this post you may like these egg decorating ideas too:

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