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Felted Easter Eggs : Needle Felting Tutorail

  I’ve been hard at work making magical felted Easter eggs for the Easter Bunny to put in my children’s baskets.     I’m thankful that, while they do get chocolate eggs from the Easter Bunny, he also fills their baskets with lots of fun candy alternatives. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to makeIf you want to read more…click here

Planting Mini Pansies in Egg Shells for Easter Decorations

We visited our local garden shop yesterday to buy strawberry plants to plant in the cinder-block holes of my new ‘bunny-proof’ vegetable garden. Before I left home, I voiced my intention NOT TO BUY ANYTHING BUT STRAWBERRY PLANTS to my Good Man (I’m a well-known impulse plant buyer and hoped that if I committed toIf you want to read more…click here

Make A Needle Felted Easter Egg :: Felting Tutorial

I have been hard at work needle felting Easter Eggs for Kitty and Teddy’s egg hunt on Easter Morning. It is our Easter tradition that the children each make an Easter nest out of grass and twigs on the day before Easter Sunday. It is into these nests that the Easter Bunny leaves them aIf you want to read more…click here

Happy Easter

Happy Easter, beautiful people :-) Blessings and magic,Donni

Easy Easter Egg Dyeing

With the arrival of Spring last week, we celebrated with a little BBQ with friends on Sunday. Our hard boiled eggs needed a bit of dressing up to get in a festive mood. To color the shells blue, we used some blue food coloring. To make the white lines in the blue, we wrapped someIf you want to read more…click here

Dyeing Easter Eggs With Neck Tie Silk

  We dye some eggs like this every Easter and it is always such an excitement to see how they are going to turn out. First, we visit a thrift store and stock up on a number of bright and colorful silk neck ties (they usually only cost us a dollar or two). They needIf you want to read more…click here

More Easter Egg Dyeing

Teddy had so much fun dyeing hard boiled eggs last weekend (you can read all about it and see the gorgeous colored eggs we dyed in this post) that he requested we do it again this weekend. Four-year-olds love to repeat things over and over again, don’t they… OK, I said, lets dye eggs forIf you want to read more…click here

Easter SALE at Fairyfolk

Fairyfolk is having an Easter SALE, exclusive for my precious readers. If you use the coupon code EasterOnions at Etsy checkout, your total will be recalculated to give you a 15% discount on your entire order. This weekend only, Friends, so don’t leave it too long :-) And this discount isn’t only for Easter goodies,If you want to read more…click here

Watercolor Painted Easter Eggs

Today, we painted some eggs with watercolor paints.Here is a tutorial of how we blow out our eggs for Easter crafting. How pretty our eggs became. Such gentle and pastel colors. To keep our eggs steady for painting, Kitty had a marvelous idea to use playdough we had in the fridge as a base. HappyIf you want to read more…click here

Natural Dyes For Easer Eggs

I think Teddy and I have a new obsession (yes, to add to all the others!). We spent the weekend dyeing white eggs with natural dyes from goodies we already had in our fridge. My word, it’s amazing what colors you can get from things we eat… some colors we expected and others were aIf you want to read more…click here

Pretty Colored Easter Eggs

 Yay for all the Easter crafts! Easter is only about a month away (gasp!) We always make the mistake of getting into Easter crafting too late and then, blink, it’s over and there’s no reason to blow eggs, paint eggs, dye eggs, crack eggs…Not this year… we are already well into our Easter crafting andIf you want to read more…click here

Tutorial :: Needle Felted Robin’s Nest

I am so excited to share this Spring robin’s nest needle felting tutorial with you. With Spring coming up, there is so much to inspire our creativity. For me, there’s nothing quite as indicative of my favorite season as a robin’s nest filled with sweet little blue eggs… just like this nest I’ve made. EvenIf you want to read more…click here

Pine Cone Bunny.

With Easter fast approaching, we are deep into bunnies in our house. Teddy wants his peanut butter sandwich shaped like a bunny, Kitty hugs her beloved calico bunny to sleep every night and the bunnies who live in the garden (lol, their names are Mine and Yours) are being fed copious amounts of carrots andIf you want to read more…click here

The Prettiest Easter Eggs.

We have been making beautiful heirloom eggs to decorate hour home for Easter. This craft makes such pretty eggs… we used transfers to color our eggs beautifully. All we needed was white blown egg shells (tutorial on how to safely do this is here) and transfers that we found at a craft store… both theIf you want to read more…click here

Silk Dyed Easter Eggs

What fun we had using silk scarves to dye Easter eggs! I was totally amazed at the result… such stunning patterns on our eggs. These are heirloom Easter eggs for sure! And so easy to make. All we needed for this craft was: * egg shells (here is a tutorial on how to blow theIf you want to read more…click here