How to decorate eggs for Easter, step by step instructions with photos
Easter eggs can be not only painted in beautiful colors, but also decorate various pictures. One of the natural ways of dyeing and decorating Easter eggs – onion peel. For a beautiful pattern on the egg surface, you will need different labels and/or carved leaves of plants.
In addition, you need to prepare kapron stockings, which will be wrapped eggs. For this method of decoration, chicken eggs of all colors are suitable.
How to decorate eggs for Easter, step by step instructions
For the most coloring you will need:
2 tablespoons vinegar
Dry husks of 6 red bulbs or husk at the rate of 1 bulb per 1 egg
Preliminary preparation for the coloring of Easter eggs
It is necessary to collect leaves with carved edges, any plants with small leaves will do. Parsley, celery, clover, ivy - small leaves of these plants will do the best. Also useful are various small size stickers: asterisks, hearts, flowers, butterflies.
The original way to decorate Easter eggs
Wash the eggs with soap to remove all dirt from the surface. Wipe the eggs dry. Stick on the eggs stickers. To glue the leaves to the surface of the egg, the leaves need to be soaked. You can also use an adhesive pencil.
Cut the stockings into tubes of 10 centimeters. Each egg has one tube. One end of the pipe is tied in a knot.
Place the egg in the resulting pouch. Tighten the knot tightly on the other side. This will help to keep in place the stickers and leaves of the plants during the staining of eggs.
In the pot to fold onion peel, pour the vinegar, cover with water. Bring to boil. Cook on slow fire for about 30 minutes. Gently dipped in liquid eggs, they must be completely covered with water. Boil the eggs for 10-12 minutes. The longer to cook the eggs, the darker color it is. But do not boil eggs longer than 20 minutes if you intend them, then, there.
Eggs should be removed from the water and allowed to cool. If you filter the water with the husks, it can be used to color the next portion of eggs. After the eggs have cooled, remove stockings from them, remove stickers and leaves. On a paper napkin, apply a little vegetable oil, polish the surface of the shell to shine.
Put eggs in the refrigerator. Do not eat eggs if they were decorated with inedible leaves. Also, do not eat them if they were cooked for more than 20 minutes. In addition to the husk of red onions, you can also use red cabbage (blue), spinach (green), black tea (light brown color). Beautiful for Easter eggs of deep color will be a worthy decoration of the festive table for the bright holiday of Orthodox Easter.