Originally Posted by MerryCarey
It's so interesting to learn how this was done! When I was little, in my grandmother's china cabinet was a baby mug with a purplish egg in it. She told me my grandfather dyed the egg with onion skins when he was a boy, blew out the insides, and kept it in his baby mug. Now I know how it's done!
How neat. Yes I have heard that the eggs can also be blown out. I bet it was really pretty with red onion skins. Will have to try it sometime! =)