There could be no Easter without brightly colored eggs! Easter eggs are the traditional decoration for Easter. For centuries they have been one of the eternal symbols of Easter alongside the Easter bunny and chick. The toddlers are taught that the Easter bunny brings the colored eggs and hides them in the grass. That’s why the little ones like to look for the hidden eggs outside in the garden! And when they find one, they are very happy! So that you can prepare well for the upcoming Easter, we have put together a picture gallery for you today. Various techniques of painting and decorating the eggs are shown in the photos. In addition, you can do more research on the Internet and find numerous variants, with detailed instructions on how to decorate your eggs for the big party.
In many European countries, hard-boiled eggs are colored, painted and decorated with various motifs. This is not about consumption, but much more about the symbolism of the Easter eggs. Depending on the Christian tradition, it is associated with the resurrection of Christ. Colorful eggs are prepared in every family for the festival. Many of them are given away to friends and relatives, some remain on the Easter table as decorations. The colored eggs are very popular as festive jewelry because they can be used to create great arrangements. Often you combine the Easter eggs with blossoming spring branches and get a real eye-catcher. You can put the colored eggs in an Easter basket or a nice bowl and decorate them with some artificial grass. They always look beautiful because they carry the spirit of Easter.
There are several methods of decorating the hard-boiled or blown chicken eggs, all of which produce beautiful results. Painting the eggs is the oldest and most widely used technique. There is also the batik technique, scratching and etching techniques. Of course, your creativity and some manual dexterity will always be asked for. Then everything can work out perfectly.
Colorful and beautifully patterned eggs are the traditional table decorations at Easter. In order to be able to create a real decoration with strong character, it would be advisable to know the symbolism of the colors better. The Easter custom says that the first egg should be red, it symbolizes the blood of Christ. Red Easter eggs should not be missing from the banquet table, because the deep meaning of Easter is coded in them. Then the eggs can still be colored in money, so they symbolize the desire for new knowledge and wisdom. The green eggs stand for innocence, the white ones mean purity and those in orange nuances symbolize perseverance, strength and ambition. Have that in mind when coloring the eggs for a festival. Also, adding some gold or silver sheen to the colors can make your Easter eggs look even more interesting. Then they will glitter slightly and attract the attention of young and old alike.
And finally our extra tip: In order to create a really enchanting Easter decoration, we advise you to make a beautiful Easter bouquet. Take some birch twigs and decorate them with brightly colored eggs in a vase. This will be your definitive highlight in your Easter decoration at home!
We wish you a lot of fun painting eggs and a happy Easter!
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