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Hand-Painted Easter Eggs

My own hand-painted Easter Eggs in a handmade macramé basket

We don’t have egg-coloring kitswhere I live, and all the eggs here have brown shells, meaning a dye wouldn’t work on them.  Our solution is to hand paint eggs every year.  I got this handmade basket five years ago in an artisanal cooperative shop while on a vacation.  The small chocolate eggs in colored foil were purchased at a chocolate shop.

Here are some close-ups of our hand-painted eggs.

My Hand-Painted Easter Eggs

My Hand-Painted Easter Eggs

I painted them in stages, using poster paints.

–Madame Monet


April 4, 2010 - Posted by | Art, culture, Easter, family, Festivals of the World, food, friends, fun, nature, painting, Parents and Children | , , , , ,


  1. How very lovely!!!
    off now to scoff my easter egg.
    Thanks for sharing, Mme Monet.

    Comment by viv66 | April 4, 2010

  2. I love the bunny egg and the one with the tree. Do you have to use a magnifying glass for any part of the painting process?

    Comment by sittingpugs | April 9, 2010

  3. Wow, MM! They’re really lovely! 🙂

    Comment by kevmoore | April 9, 2010

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