How to paint eggs
Easter is one of the biggest Orthodox holidays and traditions associated with them, play a big role in the lives of believers. For example, the painting of eggs, which are beginning to engage in a few days before Easter.
You will need:
- eggs; - Onion peel; - Boiled beets; - Birch leaves; - powder paint.
Instruction how to paint eggs
Remove the onions from the top layer of the husk, put in a pot and the resulting cover with cold water. Put the dish over high heat, bring to a boil and reduce heat to a minimum. Boil the shells ten or fifteen minutes (the longer you keep the husks on fire, the brighter will eventually eggs color).
Cool broth and lay eggs in it. Put on the fire, bring to a boil and simmer for at least fifteen minutes. Put the eggs on a plate covered with a cloth and let cool.
Boil eggs in clean water, take boiled beets and rub it still hot eggs. To simplify the task, you can squeeze the juice from the beets and "bathe" in it eggs. Natural dye leaves a nice burgundy color.
For delicate golden hue you need birch leaves. Put them in a saucepan, cover with water and boil for half an hour. Cool broth send him eggs (preferably white) and simmer for ten minutes after boiling.
Use special paint for the eggs. It is sold in grocery stores, and you can buy it for a week before Easter. Dissolve the powder in water, put the eggs and cook for ten minutes.
If you want to decorate the eggs not only in color, tie them before cooking colored thread. The threads should fit snugly inside the shell. You will receive an unusual pattern.
Adhere to the eggs before cooking sprig of parsley, using thread. Place in the leaves will remain full colored, and the eggs will form a parsley leaf is clearly visible.
Wet raw eggs with water, roll in a dry rice. Wrap each egg with cheesecloth and tie it tightly thread. Further cook them in any selected dye. As a result, you get the colored eggs in a speck.