We worked hard getting ready for Easter this year!
I'm happy the kids are as obsessive about Easter eggs as I am. This year Solenn made a pretty design on paper and I used it as inspiration for my egg.
Anyway... now the kids love making them too. A few years ago I started looking around for supplies and I called around to some local craft stores. And got awesomely insulted. I'm still trying to think of a good comeback. And when I called one (which shall remain nameless, but starts with the letter M) I said, "Excuse me do you have Ukrainian egg decorating supplies? No? Do you know where I might be able to find them?"
I can still hear her answer in my head. A little scratchy and nasal. "Ummm... maybe back in the 70's?"
Let me know if you have any good comebacks. I'll call them back up again now.
These are some of mine from this year and the last few years:
These are some of the kids':
Here's the store in New York where I eventually found supplies. No one mocked me there.
And here's how to do it: