Make This: Super Easy Easter Egg DIY with Sharpies

DIY to Try // Easter Egg Sharpie Doodles

So, it seems like nearly anything and everything you can possibly imagine has already been done to Easter eggs this year. Or last year, for that matter.

BUT there’s still a little room to make it your own, right? So I grabbed a permanent marker and went to town on some plain hard boiled eggs. Kind of in the same vein as the DIY metallic Easter eggs I did last year…

I created random designs and little doodles – gems, triangles, hatch marks, lines, and curly q’s. Basically anything that came to my head. It was fun to just let go and treat each egg as a paper napkin that I’d doodle on at a restaurant.

Super Easy Easter Egg DIY with Sharpies

I also made a few nameplate eggs that would be great for an Easter dinner party. If I made them again, I wouldn’t add those random lines underneath each name, but oh well. I don’t hate ’em.

You can go the brown egg route, which I always love because they kind of have a dyed feel to them without having to do anything….

DIY Nameplate Easter Eggs

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Or you can go the extreme minimalist route (which is my favorite option) and use regular white eggs, still hard boiled of course…

Easter Egg Sharpie Drawings + Doodles

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Easter DIY Sharpie Drawings + Doodles

DIY Marker Drawings + Doodles on Easter Eggs Project

Concept, photography, and styling by Brittni Mehlhoff

If you had a carton of eggs to doodle on, what would you draw? Random geometric shapes? A few portraits? Patterns? I’d love to know.

And for even more Easter DIY ideas, visit the Easter project page.

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Hi Nancy. I wouldn’t recommend eating them if you’re using a permanent marker. BUT they do make food safe, edible ink markers that would be perfect for this if you want to eat the eggs afterwards. Here’s a link to the pens: http://amzn.to/1F1fXMB

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Are the sharpie decorated easter eggs edible or does the sharpie go through the shell?

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Ahhhh I’m a little late to the game commenting, but these are SO CUTE. I spied my name and a camera and nearly died of excitement (even if unrelated to me haha). Too good!!

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Thanks Natalie. Definitely give it a try – it’s kind of addictive.

Brittni
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