How To: Lace Wrapped Easter Eggs

lace wrapped easter eggs technique

 Lace Wrapped Easter Eggs Dye Technique


I learned this craft from who else? Miss Martha!

Mine didn’t come out as perfect as hers, but I’m happy with the result. It’s really simple, too. And I like simple. :)

Look around the house for some old lace. You’ll need enough for about a 5-6″ diameter circle. (This year, rather than sacrificing something in my closet, I went on ebay and purchased from scrap lace ribbon for about $7)

scrap lace ribbon

Wrap the hard-boiled egg in the lace and secure with a rubber band. (I prefer to wrap the eggs horizontally, rather than vertically. I find there are less folds to smooth out, and you can always hide the gathering spot in the display.)

lace wrapped eggs

Then, carefully place the wrapped egg  in the dye. Let them sit for at least 30 minutes or longer.

coloring eggs

After you take the egg out of the dye, gently pat dry with a paper towel and carefully unwrap the egg. I find it’s easier (and less likely to smear the dye) to cut the rubber band, then try to unravel it. Place upright at an angle in empty egg carton. Let dry.

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  1. Oh I love this! I am going to give it a shot!

  2. Pretty sure I could handle this technique :) very cute! Pinning :)

  3. So pretty! I must try this!

  4. So cute! I will have to try this next time!

  5. I love it! Reminds me of something my mom did when I was young.

  6. I love this! And this looks so easy too! Can’t wait to try :)

  7. This seems easier than I anticipated – can’t wait to try!

  8. So pretty!! Love the idea, thanks for sharing the how-to :)

  9. Wow these eggs turned out really cool!! I found your post through the SITS Facebook group. I think I might try this with my eggs this weekend. Thanks for the idea!

  10. Faaaancy eggs! lol. Makes me want to try tonight :)

  11. These are the cutest things ever! I’m sure my youngest son is going to love making these for Easter :-)

  12. Gosh! This looks lovely. So easy to make too :) Thanks for sharing. Stopping by from SITS fb page Easter posts link up!

  13. These are so pretty! What a lovely idea! Stopping by from the SITS link up!

  14. These are very nice and subtle

  15. I’ve never seen this before, but they are so pretty! :)

  16. Love this idea. Easy and cute! Happy Easter to you and your family. (Visiting from the SITS girls FB post)