15-minute make: nail polish marbled Easter eggs

29 Mar

How fun do these look?! There are loads of Easter egg decorating ideas about but I picked this one from Camille Styles to share because it doesn’t involve anything you won’t already have around the house. Can’t wait to try it this weekend!

how to marble easter eggs with nail polish

Easter eggs marbled with nail polish

Marbled Easter Eggs

Blown eggs (instructions here)

Nail polish (2-3 in a pleasing colour combo)

Plastic tub half-filled with water

Stirring stick

Kitchen towel

Simple drying stand made from card or foam board with drawing pins stuck through

marbled easter eggs DIY step by step

1) Pour a few drops of nail polish into the water.

2) Swirl around with your stirring stick to combine the colours a little – take care not to over-mix.

2) Working carefully but quickly, dip the eggs into the water, twirling them around until they’re covered all over with colour. Set aside on your drying rack.

3) If the nail polish left in the water has become too blended, scoop it off the surface with a plastic spoon and repeat step 1. Carry on until all your eggs are looking pretty.

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decorated easter eggs

{all Camille Styles}

Have a fabulous Easter weekend and thank you soooo much to those of you who came to visit Joe and I at Somerset House last weekend to preview our new venture. I was really touched and we loved meeting you all in person!

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8 Responses to “15-minute make: nail polish marbled Easter eggs”

  1. Lady A April 9, 2014 at 02:49 #

    Please keep in mind, when using nonfood methods of dying your eggs, you should never eat them.

  2. Jacqui March 21, 2014 at 04:06 #

    I did this with clay pots. It works great and fun too. Eggs will be a blast to do

  3. Jodie stroble April 19, 2013 at 17:13 #

    Smashing…..might have to dye eggs for 4th of July……thank you soooo much for sharing

  4. Heather March 29, 2013 at 09:44 #

    I have 32 eggs to decorate today (don’t even ask), so I’m definitely going to give this technique a try! Thanks for the tip and have a lovely Easter x

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