Here are some spooky little Halloween decorations made from hollowed out eggs and LED candles. These "pumpkin eggs" are easy to make, inexpensive, and unlike carved pumpkins, they won't rot. You can place on your window sill on Halloween night or use it to decorate your desk at the office and impress your co-workers.
These are Halloween versions of a the [[http://www.instructables.com/id/Eggcellent-Night-Light!/] Eggcelent Night Light! and the http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ball/ LED Ping Pong Ball.

Step 1: Materials

You will need:

  • Egg(s) or ping pong ball(s)
  • Needle/awl for hollowing out egg
  • Orange Easter egg dye (or use red and yellow food colouring with white vinegar- you will also need a cup, spoon, paper towel and hot water)
  • LED candles (I bought 3 flickering candles for $1.99)
  • black craft or hobby paint
  • black Sharpie
  • fine paint brushes
  • glue
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • orange felt pen for colouring ping pong ball
  • "pumpkin carving" design or template
  • (finger)nail hardener or clear nail polish to make eggs a bit more durable
nice post dude i like it so much, that was awesome idea
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No way! I never thought of doing something like this, awesome! My kids would love this project.
Yes It's a fun project for kids!
to help get out to yolk break it up with a skewer and use a small aquairium pump worked for us on easter eggs mom only broke a few that way
Thanks for the advice, I like the idea of using the pump I find blowing it out kind of gross.
He's suppervising you
these will work for our goose eggs no futsing with resizing the patterns! ;) <br>
Great idea! thanks for making the i'ble with so much detail, its nice to see.<br><br>you could also print the images out and cut out the areas you want kept white, glue them on the egg with some glue stick, then spray paint, you could even hang the shell from a thread knotted on one end and strung through the small blow hole.
Stringing them up sounds like a great idea. Thanks.
hey! good idea.. i used to paint and draw on eggshells all the time.. never though of lighting em up!
Yeah, they glow quite nicely.
Great idea!
Clever! Carole B.
I like it. You've got my vote in the contest.

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