If you and the kiddo’s are needing ideas on how to use natural dyes when coloring your Easter eggs, try this!

Vibrant shades and hues can be created with ingredients you might already have at home.

The following ingredients can be simmered with two cups of water for 15 to 30 minutes to create the desired colors. After, it’s important to strain the liquid and add a tablespoon of distilled white vinegar for every cup of strained liquid dye.

Reddish Pink -Two cups of shredded beets create a reddish-pink color for white eggs and a maroon color for brown eggs.

Reddish Orange Two cups of red onion skins make for a pretty shade of reddish-orange on white eggs or red on brown eggs.

Orange Two cups of yellow onion skins create orange on white eggs or a rusty red on brown eggs.

Yellow 1/4 cup of ground turmeric works for yellow on white and brown eggs.

Green Two cups of chopped purple cabbage and 1/4 cup ground turmeric (as two separate dyes) create green when the egg is soaked in both liquids.

Blue Two cups of chopped purple cabbage create a blue on white eggs and a green on brown eggs. Two cups of blueberries make blue for both.

Lavender Two cups of dried hibiscus flowers create lavender or indigo eggs.