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I made these beautiful gilded watercolor eggs for our Easter display this year. As an adult I'm not longer happy with the simple cups of color for dying eggs. I need a more intricate more "adult" design. Something that's really pretty to look at with some detail. I made most of these during nap time one day, but kid's love painting the eggs too.

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Watercolor eggs are always so pretty with their marbled pastel designs. The colors seem to just flow together and create gentle swirls and patterns. I've done watercolor eggs a few times in the past with my kids but this year I felt like they needed something else to really make them pop in our Easter baskets and on my table display.

Video Gilded Egg Tutorial

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These DIY easy gilded watercolor eggs are gorgeous, and they're easy to make for Easter. All you need: watercolors, gold spray paint, and aluminum foil

I love the look of gilded eggs but I don't have gold leafing to create it. I came up with my own way to create the gilded look with supplies I bought at Wal-mart. Check out our video tutorial below to create your own gilded watercolor eggs.

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