If you’re sick of dying Easter eggs with food colouring, why not give your creations a natural spin this weekend? All you need is flowers, leafs, string, onion shells and (of course) eggs.
Although dying eggs with onion shells is nothing new, this visual tutorial by blogger/photographer Ulrika Kestere recently went viral on Imgur, racking up more than 11,000 points in less than two days.
Step 1: Moisten the egg and flowers/plants with water, which will make the flowers more easily adhesible
Carefully place the flowers and leaves onto the eggs in a pattern of your choosing Step 2:
After moistening the onion shells (the bigger the better!), carefully place them around the egg, making sure not to move the flowers around. Note: red onion shells have more colour, but the colour can be overpowering – the blogger suggests interspersing little pieces of red onion shell throughout. Step 3:
Wrap the string around the egg. Make sure to wrap it tightly and use a lot of string. Step 4:
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