Bulletin Board for Everybody: Easter Ideas



Natural Dye for Easter Eggs

Fresh beets, cranberries, radishes or frozen raspberries

Pinkish red

Yellow onion skins


Orange or lemon peels, carrot tops, celery seed or ground cumin

Pale yellow

Ground turmeric


Spinach leaves

Pale green

Yellow Delicious apple peels


blueberries or red cabbage leaves


Strong brewed coffee

Lt. Brown

Dill seeds


Chili powder


Purple or red grape juice or beet juice


Directions:  Boil in water, add couple tablespoons of vinegar, and then allow to sit at least 15 minutes.     Oh—be sure you use boiled eggs.  Color varies with natural products.  Start early so you can experiment with the results.

From:  http://www.aeb.org/kidsandfamily/eastereggs/naturaldyed.asp


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