Carrot Eggs for Easter

Carrot Eggs for Easter

Even though Easter is a few weeks away, I couldn’t resist creating some fun carrot eggs for my mantel.

Carrot Eggs for Easter by Sweet Pea

These were super easy and fun to make!

How to Make Carrot Eggs for Easter


Hard Boiled Eggs

Craft Paint


Tissue Paper



Sponge Paint Eggs

Instead of using dye for my eggs, I dabbed on orange craft paint with a sponge.  This paint technique dried very quickly which was an added bonus.

Making Carrot Eggs by Sponging Paint

Topless Carrot Eggs

Make the Carrot Top

The carrot tops were formed by folding a 4×4 square of green tissue paper.

How to Make a Tissue Paper Carrot Top


Glue Carrot Top to Egg

After folding the tissue paper, adhere it to the egg with a dab of hot glue, then gently pull apart the layers of tissue paper to create fullness.

How to Make a Tissue Paper Carrot Top for an Easter Egg


Brown shredded paper in a vintage dish looks like a carrot garden!

Garden of Carrot Eggs


I used these carrot eggs on my Easter themed mantel.  Here’s a sneak peak!

Mantel Sneak Peak


Make Easter eggs that look like carrots.  These look festive "planted" in a basket or bowl for Easter decor.


  1. Paula, this is just a darling idea. I’ve pinned it and will be giving it a try for the holiday. Thanks for sharing

  2. Very cute and looks so easy!

  3. Very colorful! Are they safe to eat or just for decoration?

    • They are hard boiled eggs but I won’t eat them because they haven’t been refrigerated after boiling. I am hoping that the insides will dry so that I can save them.

  4. These are so cute! What a great idea for Easter!

  5. Paula, these are TOO cute! Thanks so much for linking them to Grace at Home–I hope lots of people get to see these! I’m going to feature this post and I’m pinning it to my Easter board. Adorable!

  6. OMG – this has to be the most original egg decorating idea that I’ve seen yet! I love this! 🙂

  7. Paula, these are just So sweet! We will be featuring them on the blog Tuesday! Thanks so much for sharing them with us!

    Take care,


  8. What a creative idea! Love these!!

  9. This is adorable. I love twists on the traditional Easter Egg decoration. I recently started a Thursday link-up party (yes, today:), and I would really love to see this post and/or any others you would like to include. I am at Hope to see you there and for many more Thursday’s to come!!

  10. These are absolutely adorable! How cute! Pinning and featuring these 🙂


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