I discovered how to blow out an egg many, many years ago.

Crafts and spring projects were a big a deal when my kiddos were Easter bunny believers.

I also have a son whose birthday falls around Easter.

So, I was always on the lookout for birthday crafts and party favors that fit the spring theme for his birthday.

My method is quick and effective.

AND, keeps the mess to a minimum.


sharp pin or needle


wooden skewer

glass or cup to put egg contents

spoon or tool to tap skewer



  1. Leaving egg in carton, gently pierce the top of the egg with the pin to make a small hole.
  2. Place the skewer (pointed side down) into that hole.
  3. Gently tap the top of the skewer with the back of the spoon.
  4. Once the skewer is inside the egg, slide the skewer down until you reach the bottom of the egg.
  5. Pierce the bottom with the skewer point. You will be able to feel the egg carton underneath the egg with the skewer.
  6. Gently move the skewer back and forth to pierce the yolk.
  7. Remove the skewer.
  8. Holding the egg in one hand, and the straw in the other, place the over the glass or cup.
  9. Making sure the straw over the hole, blow through the straw into the hole in the egg until all of the contents fall into the glass.
  10. Rinse the egg with cool water.
  11. Using the straw, blow any remaining water out of the egg into the sink.
  12. Set the egg aside to dry.
  13. Repeat with remaining eggs.

Photos of the Process

How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Tools needed
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Pierce the egg with pin.
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Place skewer in pin hole.
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Tap on skewer with back of spoon.
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Pierce the bottom of the egg with skewer and break up yolk.
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Place straw over hole and blow egg contents into glass.
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Rinse the egg under cold water and blow out any remaining water.
How to Blow Out an Egg - J Dub By Design™
Allow the eggs to air dry before using in DIY’s.

I am able to blow out 18 eggs in approximately 10 minutes.

I have never shattered one while I am blowing them out.

Leaving the egg in the carton while you pierce the egg is the secret to keeping the egg intact.

The carton gives your fragile egg some support while you are working with it.

It also keeps the potential mess confined.

You are now ready to create all sorts of fun Easter and spring crafts.

Check out my fun DIY chalkboard eggs.

This is the perfect birthday party craft/Easter egg hunt DIY for the kiddos.

And, don’t forget my egg and moss DIY topiary!

It’s the perfect addition to any Easter/spring tablescape and mantel.

Don’t forget to check out these cute Easter place markers.

Spring has sprung.

That means it is time to spruce up all your outdoor spaces. Create this gorgeous moss wreath to hang on your door, outdoor mantel, or on a mirror for serious wow factor!

If you are looking for the best method to clean all your windows and glass surfaces, I have you covered with this simple how to!

Looking For Some Spring Recipes?

My Blueberry Banana Pie is the perfect pie for your Easter brunch. Your entire family will be begging you to share this recipe.

Try my Vanilla Pound Cake a la Darlene. My recipe makes a huge loaf cake that you can easily freeze for later.

J Dub’s Whatever Cookies – Easter Addition are a fun cookie to make with the kiddos.

Did somebody say Strawberry white chocolate cookies?

My dill pickle dip is the perfect appetizer to serve at Easter brunch or at your next pool party.

This creamy balsamic salad dressing will become your new favorite.

Do you Love To Garden?

My fig topiary is the perfect gift for your favorite gardener.

Spring is just around the corner. I overwinter my ferns in my greenhouse and do a few things right before they come out for spring and summer.

Click here to see my tips and learn how I fertilize my green goddesses for lush fronds all summer long.

If you are always on the lookout for unusual plants to incorporate in your garden, you will definitely want to check out Whale’s Tongue Agave for your landscaping.

Also, Sweet Autumn Clematis is the perfect vine for your arbors and walls. The best part, this vine blooms in the fall.

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