Use these all-natural dye recipes made from household ingredients to create Easter eggs in beautifully subdued shades. Leave eggs soaking in the dye in the refrigerator overnight for the richest colors.
1 cup pickled beet juice and 1 tablespoon vinegar
1 cup grape juice and 1 tablespoon vinegar
1 cup strong coffee and 1 tablespoon vinegar
Cut 1/4 head of red cabbage into chunks. Add cabbage to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar. Let cool to room temperature. Remove cabbage with a slotted spoon.
Mix 1 cup frozen blueberries with 1 cup water. Bring to room temperature. Remove blueberries.
Cut 1 medium beet into chunks. Add beet to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar. Let cool to room temperature. Remove beets.
Remove the peel from 1 orange. Add peel to 4 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 tablespoons vinegar. Let cool to room temperature. Remove orange peel.
Egg Dyeing Recipes & a quick giveaway
March 25, 2010
Natural, speckled Easter eggs are so beautiful. You can make your own dyes from common household ingredients. So much prettier and more natural looking than the boxed dyes.
H-E-B grocery stores contacted me and asked if I wanted to give out a $20 gift card to one of my readers. Of course, I do!
So — If you would like to be entered to win, just leave me a comment on this post. I will pick a winner tomorrow night — Friday — at midnight, and you will have your gift card in time to shop for Easter dinner.
Check out their website – HEB has all sorts of great recipes and tips to help with your Easter celebration!
And speaking of giveaways, if you would like a chance to win a $60 personalized soldered necklace from Sodderbug, click HERE. This giveaway also ends Friday night at midnight.
Have a great night!!