With its pretty pastel palette and the promise of warm days ahead, Easter is one of our favorite holidays to prepare for, especially because it involves an entire nostalgic day of egg decorating (not to mention all the candy). Here, the 9 loveliest DIY Easter egg ideas we’ve come across—no crazy shellacking or yolk-blowing necessary. (And find more fun crafty projects on our DIY Guides Pinterest board.)

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Waay easier then it looks. We promise.

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Gorgeous DIY Floral Easter Eggs

No holiday is complete without some flowers in the mix. And how pretty do these look?

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Gold Easter Eggs

Proof that gold makes everything better. Feel free to keep these on display all spring long.

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DIY Doughnut Easter Eggs

Go ahead, get your sprinkle on (while eating actual doughnuts, of course).

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Go for gold. (It’s surprisingly easy.)

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Ombre Colored Easter Eggs

We love the idea of displaying these chic eggs on a tree branch. Can we keep them forever?

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Easter Egg Silk Dyeing

We recommend a trip to the thrift store for this guy.

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DIY Marbled, Gold-Dipped Easter Eggs

Behold, the prettiest (more sophisticated) decorating option.

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Bringing our love for these magical creatures to this year’s holiday.

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