With every Easter season comes one of the best arts-and-crafts traditions of all time — decorating Easter eggs. While many of us stick to the standard dip-dyed hard boiled eggs (maybe with a bit of a white-crayon resist, if we're feeling a little bit fancy!), there are actual Easter egg artisans out there doing pretty dang incredible stuff with the humble egg.
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This year, we're already seeing some beautiful eggs make their way around Instagram, and we've noticed one big trend among them. Apparently, grandma chic is in, from old-school floral patterns to crochet! Check out some of the egg decorating styles we've found below. Do you love them or hate them?
1. Hand-painted florals
Who needs a canvas when you have an egg?
2. Watercolor-style florals
Watercolor markers should be a go-to for Easter egg decorating.
Does it get more grandma-chic than crocheted Easter eggs?
4. Blue-and-white florals
We're diggin' the porcelain vibes.
5. Old School motifs
These eggs edge on the side of avant-garde, but they're still rooted in grandma-chic motifs, like fruit and butterflies!
Metallic earth tones give these paisley-esque patterns some edge.
7. Floral resists
There it is — the white-crayon resist we all know and love! Complete with a grandma-chic floral drawing.
8. Embroidery-style patterns
These textured patterns have embroidery vibes.
9. French Romanticism
Was this egg laid by a bird or Marie Antoinette?