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Spring Awakening: Decorating Ideas for the Season

Celebrate the season with these freshly hatched decorating ideas for the table and every room in the house.

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dyed eggs
Allison Miksch
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Oval Easy

Keep it simple. Dye eggs in vividly saturated tones and nestle your creations in white or contrasting bowls on the table.

Here's how: To color eggs, mix a pea-size amount of gel food coloring and a teaspoon of white vinegar in a cup of boiling water, using heat-proof bowls or jars deep enough to submerge an egg. Adjust the amount of food coloring and the time eggs soak. To create deeper shades, soak eggs for 10 minutes or until egg achieves desired color. Gel food coloring comes in a wide range of colors and is available at

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