Decoration objects done with eggshells

Things you can do with eggshells

What are decorated eggs?

Decorated eggs are used liberally during the celebration of Easter.

Painted Easter eggs can be done using full or emptied eggs.

To paint Easter eggs, you have to keep in mind that it is best to use only the shell. Thus, they can be painted regardless paint toxicity since we previously have emptied their contents.

How do you empty an egg?

easter egg mobile

Hanging mobile with Easter eggs. More information on how to do it

  • First, make a hole with a needle at one end. Then, with the tip of the needle, remove a little shell to make the hole bigger.
  • Make a small hole with the needle on the opposite side.
  • Turn the egg and empty it well by blowing through the smaller hole, so that its contents fall into a glass. The inside of the egg can be eaten as food.

How to paint eggs?

If we wish to eat them later, we will use paints without toxic components.

Paint brushes must be different in size and we will also choose different colors: tempera, markers, felt tip pens, etc..

For more healthy and appropriate colors you’d better go to a health food store specialized in crafts.

How to finish decorating after painted?

Painted easter egg

Painted Easter egg

Once painted, they can be decorated with different materials. With wool, cardboard, cloth. In this way we can shape them with animals, people, fruit, etc.

What other decorative items can be made with painted eggs?

With decorated eggs, you can do many crafts. For example, once you have painted several empty eggs, you can make a mobile with Easter eggs.

In this way, you also will take the opportunity to decorate the room once Easter holiday has passed.

*Related information:

Eggshell characteristics

Eggshell properties

Egg yolk

Egg white

punto rojo More information about eggs.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

15 December, 2022

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