How To Decorate Easter Eggs With Paper Napkins!

Spring is finally here! Now if someone would just tell the Chicago weather… 🙂 But warm or not, it’s officially time to start thinking about Easter, so today I’m bringing you a super simple way to decorate Easter eggs with paper napkins!

Decorate Easter eggs with a paper napkin!

Aren’t they gorgeous! They only take about five minutes to make, and they turn out gorgeous every single time! Plus they’re so simple; they’re a perfect craft to do with kids!

Decorate Easter Eggs With Paper Napkins

Decorating Easter eggs is my favorite Easter activity; you have so much creative license and there are so many different ways to dye, color, draw on, stain, embellish, or just plain decorate an Easter egg! Today I’m going to show you a super simple way to decorate an Easter egg that takes less than five minutes. Plus they require zero artistic ability and turn out pretty every single time!

Here’s what you need to decorate an Easter egg with a paper napkin:

  • hardboiled eggs
  • paper napkins with pretty designs on them
  • Mod Podge
  • a paintbrush

Decorate an Easter egg with a paper napkin!

Start by cutting out a section of the napkin that has the design you want to use on it. Cut pretty close to the design; if you leave too much extra white space, it will bunch up on your egg when you glue it down. (Don’t worry if your napkin is textured instead of smooth, you can flatten it all out later!)

Decorate an Easter egg with a paper napkin!

Paint a very thin layer of Mod Podge onto the egg.

Decorate an Easter egg with a paper napkin!

Then lay the section of napkin on top of the Mod Podged area, and gently smooth the design onto the egg.

Decorate an Easter egg with a paper napkin!

If you need a bit more Mod Podge around the edges, just paint another thin layer wherever you need it. Be careful not to get the napkin too wet or it will tear as you smooth it!

Once you have all the edges smoothed out and firmly attached to your egg, set it aside for a few minutes to dry. And you’re done! Now you have pretty Easter eggs with designs that look like they were painted directly onto the egg!

Decorate Easter Eggs With Paper Napkins!

What’s your favorite way to decorate an Easter egg?

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Jessi Wohlwend

I believe that anyone can do crafts and DIY projects, regardless of skill or experience. I love sharing simple craft ideas, step by step DIY project tutorials, cleaning hacks, and other tips and tricks all with one goal in mind: giving you the tools you need to “do it yourself”, complete fun projects, and make awesome things!

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  1. Noreen says

    7 years ago

    They look so pretty for Spring!

  2. Vanessa says

    8 years ago

    Those are so cute! Running to check the tutorial now!

  3. Crystal says

    8 years ago

    Love the eggs!! Great idea. Thanks for the tutorial!!

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