Egg Coloring

For the past three years we have created a tradition of coloring easter eggs with the Tyrrells.  The kids color their eggs with one color (amatuers) while Mary and I scheme as to how creative we can get each year.  We have created eggs with dots, lines, several colors, swirling and tye-dye.  We have used tools such as rubber bands, oil, colanders and rubber cement.   This last year we added yet another tradition – drinking mimosas while decorating.  Gotta love that one.  I believe after years of practice I have just about perfected the plaid egg.  I know it is hard to believe but feast your eyes on this.

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5 thoughts on “Egg Coloring

  1. More importantly, can you find a purse that matches the egg???? What kind of fun are you guys putting smocks on the kids – let them get colored! Our kids color with Auntie & Uncle and like to put stickers on them. This year Grace tried to achieve the perfect Tar Heel Blue for UNC – she almost got it! Then she wrote Tar Heels on the egg for Auntie.

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  2. It is the challenge of making the plaid egg that keeps us coming back for more. Remember Mary and I are at it long after the kids have finished and moved onto something else.

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  3. Hey there – sorry only realised you left comments on my blog a while ago – you had me tagged from Wenchy. Thanks for visiting and commenting. Hope your week is going well.

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  4. Sadly, you will notice that it’s the adults slaving away at the counter…. no kids in sight. ;)We had a WONDERFUL time! (and next year, I’ve gotta lay off the mimosas… I was waaay too buzzed for a Friday morning!) LOL!

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