Decorating Easter eggs with temporary tattoos

Decorating easter eggs with temporary tattoos

Spring has sprung, and we’re excited to celebrate warmer weather and springtime holidays. One of our favorite new spring traditions is decorating Easter eggs with temporary tattoos. We’ve heard from a lot of people with questions about using temporary tattoos to decorate eggs.

We held an Easter egg decorating test-run at Tattoo Manufacturing HQ this week, and today we’re sharing our tips and tricks for foolproof (and fun!) egg decorating with temporary tattoos.

First, we gathered all of our favorite Easter tattoo designs. Easter baskets, bunnies, colorful eggs, chicks, and butterflies were all invited. We also assembled vinegar and dye to color our eggs.Easter eggs and temporary tattoos

Easter egg decorating step 1 - preparing

Next, we dyed a few of our eggs.

Dying easter eggs

We tried applying tattoos to dyed (still wet) eggs, but we found that the tattoos stuck to the eggs much better if we applied the tattoo first, and then dunked the egg in the dye.

So, we got busy applying tattoos on our eggs.

First, we chose a tattoo design.

easter egg with butterfly tattoo before applying

Next, we centered the tattoo on the egg and dabbed the tattoo gently with a damp paper towel, moving from one side of the tattoo to the other so that the entire tattoo design stuck to the egg.

Applying a temporary tattoo to an Easter egg

Then, we peeled away the paper tattoo back – voila! – to reveal our design. Sometimes we needed a few more pats with our damp cloth to smooth out any wrinkles.

Beautiful Easter egg decorated with pink butterfly temporary tattoo

Once we nailed down the perfect process, we went to town decorating the rest of our eggs.

Applying temporary tattoo to Easter egg

Bunny easter egg decorated with temporary tattoo

We left some of the tattooed eggs white, and dyed a few others.

Easter eggs with chick

After a few minutes of tattooing and dying, we had an entire basket of fun decorated eggs.

basket of eggs with temporary tattoos

Easter eggs decorated and dyed in basket

To recreate our egg decorating party with your family, you’ll need:

Of course, all of our temporary tattoos are made in the USA, and are safe and toxin-free for your skin and for eggs. Make sure you look for temporary tattoos that are made in the USA and skin-safe!

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