If you draw on eggs with wax and then dip them in dye, the color doesn't adhere to the wax -- so when you melt it away, you reveal the design. Use a stylus to apply wax in refined, precise patterns, or try a crayon for simple motifs.
Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs (Pine Cones and Acorns)
These jewel-colored eggs are so beautiful we often have egg dying get-togethers with our friends and their kids to make them. And you don’t have to rely on commercial products to create them, either. Your refrigerator and pantry hold a cornucopia of fruits, vegetables, and spices that can be turned into a rainbow of distinctive dyes.