Naturally-Dyed Easter Egg Centerpiece

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Our naturally dyed Easter egg centerpiece is a festive upgrade using ingredients already in your kitchen!



Materials
  • 1-2 dozen white hardboiled eggs (enough to fill your vase)
  • 1 large glass vase with flat bottom
  • 1 smaller glass vase with flat bottom to nest inside large vase
  • A bouquet of fresh flowers
  • White vinegar
  • Turmeric
  • Red cabbage head
  • 2 bowls for dying the eggs

Instructions

For the yellow dye:

  • Combine 2 cups of warm water, 3 tablespoons of turmeric and 2 tablespoons of white vinegar in one of the two bowls. Stir until turmeric has dissolved.
  • Add half the hardboiled eggs to this bowl, making sure eggs are totally submerged in dye.

For the blue dye:

  • Combine 2 cups of warm water, finely chopped red cabbage and 2 tablespoons of white vinegar in the other bowl. Stir.
  • Add half the hardboiled eggs to the bowl, making sure eggs are totally submerged in dye.

To dye the eggs green:

  • Let eggs soak in the bowls for one hour. Then, switch the eggs to alternate dye bowl and let eggs soak for another hour. Experiment with varying soak times to create different shades of green.
  • Remove eggs from dye bowls and let them dry completely on paper towel or newspaper.
  • Arrange smaller vase inside larger vase.
  • Arrange eggs in large vase as your desire.
  • Place water and your flower arrangement in smaller vase.
  • Enjoy as a centerpiece at your next party!