Easter Egg Dye with Color Chart
How to dye Easter eggs with homemade Easter egg dye. Dye Easter eggs naturally with food coloring and vinegar; includes a color chart of brilliant colors.
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For each color, measure food color, water and vinegar into bowl about size of a cereal bowl. Mix well with spoon, use separate spoon for each color.
To make orange dye, mix equal amounts of red and yellow. To make purple dye, mix blue and red. To make green dye, mix blue and yellow.
Following each color listed below, you will find the number of drops of each food coloring to be added to about 2 to 4 ounces of vinegar for dipping.
Lime - 24 yellow, 4 green
Pretty Purple - 15 blue, 5 red
Cantaloupe - 24 yellow, 2 red
Jade - 17 green, 3 blue
Plum - 10 red, 4 blue
Spearmint - 12 green, 6 yellow, 2 blue
Raspberry - 14 red, 6 blue
Maize - 24 yellow, 1 red
Watermelon - 25 red, 2 blue
Teal - 15 green, 5 blue
Grape - 17 blue, 3 red
Fuchsia - 18 red, 2 blue
Orange Sunset - 17 yellow, 3 red
Jungle Mint Green - 14 green, 6 yellow
To make larger volumes, just keep the ratio the same (for example, Lime is 24 parts yellow to 4 parts green; a ratio of 6 to 1).
For more in-depth selection of colors refer to our Easter Food Coloring Chart Guide