Friday, April 6, 2012

Naturally dyed Easter eggs

Let us permit nature to have her way.  She understands her business better than we do.  ~Michel de Montaigne

red onion skins

red cabbage leaves



soaking overnight

close up of red onion skin dyed egg

close up of red cabbage leaf dyed egg

close up of beet dyed egg with turmeric egg in bottom left of frame

close up of blueberry dyed egg

Nature is the art of God. 
~Thomas Browne, 
Religio Medici, 1635


  1. Those are beautiful! I get so excited each year about the little tablets, I never even thought to try it another way!

  2. They ARE so very different than what one becomes accustomed to those magical tables producing but... they are beautiful in ways that are hard to even wrap your mind around. Plus, they take much, much longer to achieve, which turns the whole process into an entirely different experience.