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6 Homemade Easter Egg Dye Recipes 

Easy recipes for adding colors to your eggs the all-natural way.

Dyed Easter eggs in a cartonPhotos: Nicole Hill Gerulat, Styling: One Charming Party

How to Make Blue

Ingredients
1 pound frozen blueberries (about 3½ cups)
2 cups water
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions
1. On the stovetop, bring frozen blueberries and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl, straining out the blueberries with a strainer.
3. Stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

How to Make Yellow

Ingredients
2 tablespoons turmeric
2 cups water
1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions
1. On the stovetop, bring turmeric and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl.
3. Stir in 1 tablespoon vinegar.

How to Make Orange

Ingredients
2 tablespoons paprika
2 cups water
1 tablespoon vinegar

Directions
1. On the stovetop, bring paprika and water to a boil in a pot. Boil for 5 minutes.
2. Pour colored liquid into a cup or bowl.
3. Stir in 1 tablespoon vinegar.

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