Bulletin Board for Everybody: Easter Ideas

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Natural Dye for Easter Eggs

Fresh beets, cranberries, radishes or frozen raspberries

Pinkish red

Yellow onion skins

Orange

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

Pale yellow

Ground turmeric

Yellow

Spinach leaves

Pale green

Yellow Delicious apple peels

Green-gold

blueberries or red cabbage leaves

Blue

Strong brewed coffee

Lt. Brown

Dill seeds

Brown-gold

Chili powder

Brown-orange

Purple or red grape juice or beet juice

Grey

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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