Photo Credit: Rachel Ferrucci

Photo Credit: Rachel Ferrucci

When you have children, your collection of artwork and mementos can fill a museum and there’s no way to display all of the beautiful treasures created just for you. I like to use holidays to decorate using my children’s gifts to decorate. We have been blowing out eggs for Easter for 28 years and we now do it with my grandson. You can watch your child’s creativity grow as you pull the eggs from the past years. We look back at the eggs and see what or “who” they loved that year 🙂 Don’t forget to make eggs for grandma, grandpa and other family members as well.

Follow these simple steps for Easter eggs you can keep forever.

  • Purchase a dozen eggs for each child
  • Take a push pin or T-pin and create a hole on one side of the egg (I make it about the size of a pin head)
  • Create a hole on the opposite side of the egg slightly larger (We will be covering the holes so you can make the 2nd hole double the size
  • Blow into the smaller hole, holding the egg over a bowl (be careful when you get to the yolk so you don’t have a blow-out
  • TIP: If you get light headed easily, you can use a baby snot sucker ….you know that blue thing you use when their infants. Please buy a new one, place it over the smaller hole and gently squeeze the air into the egg
Photo Credit: Rachel Ferrucci,

Photo Credit: Rachel Ferrucci

  • Once all the eggs are blown out, rinse your eggs well and let dry
  • Color and decorate your eggs as you normally do
  • TIP: Coloring will get into the egg so dry them in the egg cartons and have paper towels ready to soak up the liquid in the bottom of each egg compartment
  • Let eggs dry completely
Easter Eggs

Photo Credit: Justin Beam

To Decorate The Eggs For hanging

  • Fire up your glue gun
  • Cut ribbon to desired length (usually about 8-10 inches)
  • On the top hole, glue the end of the ribbon. Glue the other end of the ribbon on the same hole. You now have a hanging egg
  • To cover the bottom hole – get creative, I glue small jewels
  • Write the child’s name & year with a skinny sharpie on the bottom of the egg

You now have a treasure you can keep forever and use for decorating. They also make great conversation pieces at Easter dinner. Remember when…………..


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March 21, 2013

Easter Eggs That Last Forever- How to Blow Out Easter Eggs #TBCcrafters

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  1. Mag@GirlyCreation

    March 22nd, 2013 at 12:44 am

    This is so neat and helpful, would be the easiest way to get the yolk out from the egg. The hanging eggs are so adorable. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Ellen Christian

    March 22nd, 2013 at 6:20 am

    Cool! I have always wanted to try that but wasn’t sure exactly how. Looks like they had a blast!

  3. Lisa from Life with Lisa

    March 22nd, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    Awesome pics Rach!!!! I have always wanted to blow eggs….lol

  4. Jamie

    March 22nd, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    Beautiful!! Pinned & Tweeted!!

  5. Mary Hitchings

    March 22nd, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Ahh. I used to do this when I was a kid and forgot all about it!! However we used to then fill them with confetti and smash them over each others heads. But anyways. Lol. Cute post.

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