Get Nesting and Bring on the Eggs

What is the saying? Spring showers bring May flowers? Well, the season also brings eggs and lots of ‘em. Show off your new kitchens by making brunch for friends, enjoy a trip to one of your local Farmers’ Markets and bring a bit of the outdoors-in. Get nesting with seasonal finds. Here’s a few fun tips for using eggs, eggshells and creative ways to decorate your home for spring this month:

Get gardening. Start seedlings in an egg shell and, when ready, plant the entire start. The egg shells will naturally compost providing valuable nutrients to your plants.
Read more: How to Start Seedlings in Eggshells

Bring on the bouquets. Poppies, Peonies, Ranunculus,Tulips, Gerber Daisies, Sunflowers and Daffodils are the perfect way to bring spring into your home. Take a look at these 5 Tips for Creating the Best Spring Bouquet Ever.

For a clever touch of whimsy, add a few pops of color to your spring bouquet by using plastic eggs or the real deal, hollowed-out of course. We’re feeling especially inspired to ring in spring with this DIY Eggshell Flower Centerpiece!

Around the home. Your kitchen is full of natural dyes. Common food items such as red cabbage, onion skins, and coffee can be used to transform plain white eggs into colorful gems. Get the how-to here.

We’re in love with  Marbled Indigo Eggs! Step up your Easter egg decorating game with these 14 beautiful ideas – no yolk-blowing necessary.

If you’ve got creative kids in your household and want to make a day of it, take a peek at these delightful ideas that are sure to get any Easter party started: 66 Creative Ideas for Decorating Easter Eggs.

Entertain guests. Love to cook fresh from the Farmer’s Market? Take those spring vegetables and turn them into a beautiful side dish: 6 Spring Vegetable Side Dishes: Bacon, Potato, and Watercress Salad. (YUM!)

Get more recipes to make the most of your eggs:
One Pan Eggs With Asparagus and Tomatoes

Deviled Eggs 3 Ways: Truffle-Parmesan, Pepper and Parsley, and Chipotle-Bacon

Caprese Skillet Eggs

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