Friday, April 2, 2010

Easter Eggs



We have quite a collection of pysanky, or Ukranian Easter eggs, that we have made over the years.  

  I love them! 

I love the colours, the patterns, and the fact that they don't look terrible given that they are actually pretty difficult to make.


     (full disclosure - the light blue egg on the right is a painted wooden egg, not a pysanky)




May your heart and home be blessed this Easter.

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UPDATE:  check here for a Ukrainian Easter egg photo-shoot.



Linked to Inspired by: Easter at The Inspired Room
I'm Lovin' It Fridays at Tidy Mom
Strut Your Stuff - Easter and Spring at Somewhat Simple
Easter Mantel + Link Party at Centsational Girl

23 comments:

  1. You made all of those but the blue one? That's some talent (and a steady hand)! I love them displayed in that long bowl. That's a beautiful centerpiece.

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  2. Grace, these are VERY impressive and I love the trough they're displayed in as well. A happy easter to you and yours.

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  3. They are very beautiful and you are very creative! Happy Easter!

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  4. The eggs are beautiful. The colours are striking. Happy Easter!

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  5. These eggs are fantastic, well done! I've tried egg painting but I've never managed these results.
    Glad to have found you after your visit a few days ago, I became a follower.
    Sharon

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  6. Love Love the eggs! Have a happy Easter weeekend

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  7. Love your eggs ... I took a class once to make one. It's very time consuming and by the time I got it home all the colours had run together.

    Happy Easter!

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  8. Grace, these are so beautiful, colorful, and intricate!!

    Karena
    Art by Karena

    Giveaway is up on my site, so please come & join in!

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  9. Those are beautiful eggs Grace!

    Wishing you and your family a very blessed Easter!
    Pamela xo

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  10. Okay Grace, so I know you read my blog today because you commented . . . then I came over here and it threw me into a state of depression! As you read, I am not the best Easter Egg designer. Your eggs are absolutely beautiful! You could sell those things! Seriously fabulous.

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  11. Those are fantastic. I would love to learn how to do that. I'm sitting here jealous as I look at the pictures :)

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  12. Those are absolutely beautiful! Happy Easter!

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  13. Those are gorgeous!!! have a happy Easter!

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  14. Wow, Grace, these are gorgeous! I also like how you have displayed them -- you can appreciate the details of each and every one...

    Happy Easter to you, also :)

    xo,
    Sarah

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  15. your collection is absolutely amazing!! :)

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  16. Very pretty eggs... whereas people give them to me you made your own. And that's just amazing!!!
    You're very talented. I quite like the way you've displayed yours in that wooden trough.

    Thanks for your feedback on my rooms and the drapery question. I actually thought of trimming out the bottoms as a solution too, however I think I'd like to try something new.

    And lastly oh yes, since you mentioned it...I love my mani... I find it hard to sit still for the hour it takes but when done it's always worth it. At some point a few years back after continually breaking my nails on the job I opted for the gel solution. It's the ultimate fix.

    cheers,
    Happy Easter
    Susan

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  17. . I remember learning about them in grade school... and tried making them... but it didn't work and spilled something on the book and we had to replace it. I can remember my dad had to leave work early to go to a special store. I have even the past have bought the wax holder to make them but now I have no idea where it is. I want to bring it out again. Love them as your center piece. The earthiness of the eggs is so complimented by the wooden trough. I love the whole look. Dottie

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  18. those are beautiful

    thanks for sharing

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  19. Your egg collection is lovely!

    :D Lynda

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  20. Adorable. Creative. Genius.

    I am having a spring craft linky party and giveaway on my blog this Friday. I would love for you to showcase this wonderful project.

    Details are on my blog today.

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  21. I just stumbled upon your blog about the Ukrainian Easter Eggs.
    I am Ukrainian and used to make lots of these with my children,and bunch of other people's children in a youth group I was heading at my church.
    I also posted step by step instructions on decorating Ukrainian Easter Eggs if you would like to check it out. Love your blog!!

    http://suburbangrandma.com/culture/the-twelve-steps-in-decorating-pysanky/

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