Mess-Free Egg Decorating

Avoid the splashy mess of egg dyeing and try these mess-free decorating techniques to create colorful Easter eggs.

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    One super easy method is using washi tape to decorate the eggs. Try tearing shorter and longer pieces of tape to create different designs.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    To get extra crafty, try combining the washi tape with the watercolor crayons. To start, make some basic designs with the washi tape and keep some white space blank.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Using the watercolor crayons, decorate the remaining white space on the eggs.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    Try applying some water on your drawing to watch the colors blend together. Allow the eggs to dry.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

  • Step 6

    When the eggs are dry, peel off the washi tape to see the fun patterns!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

  • Done!

    Lastly, you can use the watercolor crayons on their own to decorate the eggs. Blend the colors with a little bit of water. The combinations are endless and oh-so-simple.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 7

Share what you made & tag us at!