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Submitted by Pam on Mon, 04/18/2011 - 17:37
Making more "faux Pysanky" was not on my calendar! But I had so much fun making the marker Pysanky when I was playing with different ways to decorate brown eggs for Easter, that I just HAD to blow out more eggs to make more.
I have shared a few tips below - but first....
Submitted by Pam on Thu, 04/14/2011 - 20:11
I love the deep intense colors of these eggs. Only possible with brown eggs!
Last Easter when we arrived for Easter dinner with Sophia and Antonio, there was a large basket on the dining table filled with beautiful eggs like these.
As I told you, I was a bit apprehensive about how the eggs were going to appear when Lisa told me she had used brown eggs. I will never forget how gorgeous that basket of dyed brown eggs looked.
Submitted by Pam on Thu, 04/14/2011 - 16:25
I found a free pattern on WEBS recently for a Christmas Stocking and decided to knit it for the Christmas Stocking giveaway in December.
Including a practice swatch to satisfy myself that the pattern really would work with all those slipped stitches, this is my progress so far!
Trust me, the stitches are much straighter than they appear in places.
Submitted by Pam on Wed, 04/13/2011 - 21:34
I've been playing around with brown eggs this week!
Having never even considered using brown eggs at Easter, I was more than a little apprehensive last year when I learned that Sophia and Antonio had been dying brown eggs for Easter.
Turns out - brown eggs are beautiful when dyed and tomorrow I will show you Sophia's and Antonio's tricks!
Today, however, I wanted to share some beautiful brown eggs I have been playing around with - revisiting techniques I have used in the past and some great ideas from fellow bloggers.
Submitted by Pam on Thu, 04/07/2011 - 20:02
When I was a kid and my mother made these little Ribbon Sandwiches - which she did every year for the church circle Mother's Day Tea - I was in heaven when she finally pulled the chilling loaves from the fridge and sliced off the crusts.
You see - we kids got to eat the crusts and the bits of those yummy fillings still clinging to them! We weren't allowed to have any of the perfect ones because they were for the tea. But that was just fine with us. The "reject" crusts were just as good.