Category Archives: Easter

Folded Bunny Napkins with Washi Tape

Origami Bunny Napkin for EasterWith just a little well placed washi tape, you can transform just about anything.  In this case I decided to freshen up and add a pop of color to the traditional bunny folded napkin.  The other benefit of adding the washi tape is that it makes the bunny shape more apparent.  I found some really good illustrated directions for the bunny napkin, here (scroll down for directions after the jump).

If you’re wondering, the tape doesn’t get in the way of using the napkin.  When you unfold the napkin, the tape will end up on the sides of the napkin.  After use, remove the tape before washing.

*Entertaining tip – If you can, start folding these bunnies now and have them all ready to go the night before.  Set your table the night before Easter so you will have one less thing to do.  This will give you more time to focus on the food and you guests.



DIY Pearlized Easter Eggs

DIY Pearlized Easter EggsWith just a little pearl dust you can add a touch of sophistication to the basic dyed Easter egg.  This DIY project is kid friendly and easy to do.  And most importantly, everything used to decorate these eggs is safe to eat.


Hard-boiled Eggs



Liquid Food Coloring

Wilton Pearl Dust in desired colors – Make sure you use the pearl dust and not the shimmer dust.

Cake Decorating Brush – this is optional

Basic Directions to Dye Eggs

Add 2 Tablespoons of vinegar to one cup of boiling water.

Add about 20 drops of desired food coloring to water.

Let hard-boiled eggs sit in water mixture for five minutes.

Take eggs out and let dry.

DIY Pearlized Easter Eggs 2Before you start, make sure your dyed eggs are completely dry.  Dip your finger or brush into the pearl dust and rub it all over the egg.  Apply a second coat if you want it to have more sparkle.

For the eggs pictured at the top of this post, we applied the pink pearl dust to all the eggs regardless of their color.  For a more refined look, you might want to match the pearl dust color to the egg color.  Or you could use a dust color (gold, silver or white) that will blend well with any egg color.

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