How to Color Easter Eggs with Nail Polish

It’s often last minute when I get around to coloring Easter eggs! That’s why using this DIY project with nail polish is so awesome and fast! Grab an old nail polish in your favorite color and some eggs and let’s decorate!color easter eggs with nail polish

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Supplies needed to COLOR Easter eggs with nail polish

  • Craft Eggs or boiled eggs
  • Favorite nail polish color(s)
  • Bowl of cool water
  • Plastic gloves
  • Toothpicks

step by step instructions for COLORING Easter eggs with nail polish

  1. Drizzle nail lacquer into bowl of cool water in a swirling motion.
  2. Using toothpick, stir top of water to mix polish up a bit.
  3. Wearing gloves, dip your egg under the water allowing the polish to adhere to the egg as its dunked. **Be sure to wear gloves, so that you don’t end up with fingers like this!  LOL!
    color easter eggs with nail polish
  4. Remove your egg and allow to dry a couple of seconds.  That’s literally all there is to it!Coloring Easter Eggs with Nail Polish (6)color easter eggs with nail polish

color easter eggs with nail polish

Video tutorial for Easter egg DIY

If you missed the video tutorial, watch it HERE.

viola!  EASTER EGGS COLORED with Nail Polish!

Super simple and beyond beautiful, these decorative polish eggs make the perfect addition to any Spring Tablescape or Easter basket!  The process is so fun that it’s addictive. The finished look reminds me of Blue Willow patterned china or Wedgewood–so pretty! Will you be trying these for yourself?Coloring Easter Eggs with Nail Polish Pin

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Furthermore, if you’d like to see more Easter ideas, you should check out this other post Hobby Lobby Easter Decor Tour.


  1. Sheryl Jordan says:

    This will be Great to do with my grandson next year!!He will be four next year at Easter.

    1. southerncrush says:

      Yes! It’s the perfect project to do with kids!

    2. Judy Zeppa says:

      These are do elegant and gorgeous. An easy craft for anyone that will make your Easter table look gorgeous.

  2. Sharon Brownyard says:

    This was such a cute project. I always enjoy your crafts!

    1. southerncrush says:

      Awe Thank you so much!

  3. Pam Wilkinson says:

    I love hydro dipping! Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Charlene Koget says:

    I love this idea!

  5. Lee Ann Hill says:

    Cute and easy. I think I will try this on some rocks for my garden.

  6. Carolyn Wilson says:

    I love this idea.

  7. Ardel Fugleberg says:

    That technique is so beautiful 😍

  8. Linda Newby says:

    OMG These eggs are so beautiful and look so much like China. I’ll be using this method this Easter 2021.
    Thank you very much

  9. Lindy Womble says:

    The eggs turned out beautiful

  10. Jacqueline Cornejo says:

    Great idea !

  11. Gerri Nugent says:

    Hi! These are beautiful! Are the eggs still edible after using nail polish on them? I’m just wondering if the nail polish would be toxic, especially if it managed to seep inside. Thanks!

    1. southerncrush says:

      Mine were not real eggs…

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