The egg-decorating fun doesn’t have to end after the eggs are dyed. Last year, Martha Stewart Online asked Millie Marotta, illustrator of the book Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom: Color Me, Draw Me , to produce some Easter-themed line drawings for a fun egg decorating project! We’re sharing it with you again so you can take advantage of this free project as you decorate for Easter and Spring this year.
Durable decoupage finish, by Martha Stewart Crafts, in Matte, $10 for 8 oz.
Matte découpage finish and paintbrush
1. Download and print out Marotta’s coloring-book illustrations. Cut closely around shapes with detail scissors.
2. For each egg, brush back of drawing with a thin coat of découpage finish. Place illustration where desired on dyed egg; smooth down with your fingers.
3. Let dry 1 hour, then color in design with markers.