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With its pretty pastel palette and 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. Here, the 15 loveliest DIY 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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Marbled Indigo Eggs

Navy blue nail polish: perhaps even prettier on eggs than on toes.

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Natural Glittered Eggs

No holiday is complete without a little sparkle in the mix.

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Gold-Speckled Robin Eggs

Go ahead, get your Pollock on.

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Flower Crown Egg Ladies

Can we keep them forever, though?

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Fruit-and-Vegetable-Stamped Eggs

A great option for those with no artistic skill to speak of.

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Whipped Cream Dyed Eggs

Behold, the prettiest shortcut to tie-dye.

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Paint Pen Eggs

White paint pen, steady hand, done.

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Modge Podge Napkin Eggs

We promise, decoupage is so much easier than it sounds.

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Pastel Pink Ombre Eggs

The perfect shade is just a dunk away.

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Rubber Band Imprint Eggs

We love these messy, orbit-esque stripes.

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Colorful Confetti Eggs

With these itsy-bitsy decals, the decorating options are endless.

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Pink Crescent Moon Eggs

Tracing simple shapes onto blue painter’s tape is the ultimate pattern hack.

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Natural Tea-Dyed Eggs

Bonus: You can eat them afterward. 

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