DIY Chalk Eggs

Hi everyone! I’m so happy to be back at Handmade Success. Are you getting spring fever yet? Spring came early in Minnesota this year… none of us are complaining.

Today, I’m going to show you how to make chalk eggs. Hard boil your eggs before you paint them. I used Plaid folkart chalkboard paint in hot pink. Paint your eggs with a couple coats of paint, letting them dry in between.

When they have dried, use chalk to decorate them… fun!



If you want more spring ideas, come visit me at my blog Vintage Umbrella. I am featuring Peeps candy this week!




Jenni Swenson   {Vintage Umbrella}
I was an elementary school teacher for 9 years.  I’ve been a stay at home mom with my 3 teenage daughters since my 3rd daughter was born.  I have always been a crafter… starting with princess drawing at age 5, to cross stitch, beading, quilting and now knitting.  My motto is “Make something special every day”  and “Make every day something special.”  I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 20 years and I have 2 spoiled scottie dogs. I hope you will check out my blog Vintage Umbrella.



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6 Comments on “DIY Chalk Eggs

  1.  by  Meagan

    Oh I love this! Thanks so much! My kiddos will have such fun decorating & redecorating their eggs!

  2.  by  kerry

    Thanks Jenni! This is such a neat idea. I agree with you Meagan – kids will have so much fun with these eggs!

  3.  by

    What a lovely easter project to do with the kids! I cannot wait to visit the local craft store and bring on the chalk paint! My only wish right now is that there is a riot of colors available and not just pink and green!

  4.  by  Jenni Swenson

    Thanks ladies… they are so much fun… they have other colors of chalk paint too. Hope you will visit me at