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Karen Kormondy: Hi! My name is Karen Kormondy from Ipso Crafto in Washington D.C. and today, we are decorating Easter Eggs. In this video clip we will be decorating Easter eggs using regular food coloring dye and vinegar and just some normal hard boiled eggs. The basics of it is that you are going to be using hot water in which case you always have to be very careful, especially with children in the area. You will also need about a teaspoon of vinegar for every color that you want to make. You need normal food coloring, capsules just like this and then your hard boiled eggs. It's pretty simple, but there is a lot of different ways that you can do this to make it very special and unique for your Easter. So, let's gets started. First, we have about half a cup of hot water for each of the colors that we would like to make and to that we will be adding a tablespoon of vinegar and you don't have to be exact, but you don't have to add too much or too little, a tablespoon is just perfect to set the dye so it doesn't run off when you are washing and filling your eggs. To make the colors you can either do straight colors out of the bottle to make red, blue, green or yellow which are the usual colors you buy from the store or what I like to do is to mix them just a little bit to make a very special color for each of the eggs. You will probably need about 20 drops of food coloring for each half cup of water and vinegar mixture. This first one will be a rusty red, like this egg and so I am going to be putting in about 15 drops of red and about -- you don't have to be exact and then about five drops of yellow just to give it a little bit of a warmer color and I will mix that with a spoon just so that way you don't get a marble coloring for the egg because that will happen very easily. Then you are just going to drop your hard boiled egg in and it might run over a little bit, but if you have your work area properly covered, this dye should be able to be wiped up very easily and won't be any permanent mess, that's for sure. You just don't want to ever use this dye over a fabric tablecloth, say or a place mat because that will dye it permanently. From there it's just using the different colors, maybe taking the eggs out, putting them into another color for a little bit and then you can mix the eggs that way to get different tones and different shades. Let me just show you a couple of finished eggs. This one is about the color of this one and you see that it's just nice and even. It's just a regular, plain egg. This one is one that I put into blue for a little bit so it has a little bit more of a brownish color, which is cool. Then this one is a blue-green one that I did and you can see the lines on here where the color has changed. How I did that is by dipping the egg in a little bit by a little bit and holding it there for about a minute each layer. So it's a very patient process. If your water was prepared and it had dye in it, you will just dip in like that and hold it and then sink it in a little bit deeper and hold it and then finally, let it go all the way in. Each of those steps would take about a minute each. So you have to be very patient and a very steady hand so you accidentally drop your egg all the way in before it's time. From there, you have the basics of egg dyeing and in the next clip we will be showing you how to use wax, especially crayons to make designs in your Easter eggs and to make just special designs.