Let's just say we didn't win the Martha Stewart award for dying. So, here in a nutshell, er, eggshell is how NOT to dye eggs:
* Do not buy cheapie version of a PAAS egg dying kit. It's just not worth it.
* When the directions say "DO NOT" use cold eggs, believe them.
* Do not dye eggs on good Easter tablecloth.
* Do not use cheapie plastic containers with big spoons.
Like these... that came with the kit.
Because then this is what happens to your nice tablecloth, the carpet, and your wee little one's foot.
Then Sister Tuneful dropped her egg in another's cup and broke her egg.
At this point we didn't know whether to laugh or to cry.
Of course we chose the former.
While this cheapie plastic holder didn't cause any mishaps...we still missed the copper wire thing we used to get in the PAAS box back in the 70's!
And we discovered applying stickers too hard is not a good idea.
Definitely a bad egg. (Note the crack on the egg and the blue dye on the hand!)
We finally decided this was the best thing we could do with them.
Hope you had a happy Easter!