Friday, April 06, 2012

egg avalanche

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It is that time of year again~ time for an egg avalanche!

Luckily, I have lots of ideas for what to do with eggs...and some of those ideas do not involve breakfast.

Vladka made me a very good tutorial...

and she also made this very beautiful doily shown beneath my practice egg..

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I used an alabaster egg to practice on. It takes a bit of getting used to. Wire and beads on eggs. Takes a light touch, pulling the wire, setting the bead just where it wants to be, without cracking the shell.

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The technique is perfect for using with my flax wicking pots. I tried a sample with linen and love the look of it.

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There are so many eggs to practice with!

I never noticed how much the tulips look like the eggs, or are the eggs looking like the tulips?

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Happy Easter!

10 comments:

Lisa at Greenbow said...

Which came first? The tulip or the egg?? tee hee... What a neat thing to do. I will try it too. Happy Easter to you.

Vlaďka said...

You have got egg avalanche and we have got an egg affair (or a hen affair? Who knows?) Anyway, I have got Easter without eggs this year. This is a little crazy. Fortunately, I have hidden at least the shell :-D

Happy Easter to you!

Manise said...

Love your very creative egg avalanche! I never put the shape of tulips and Easter eggs together. Nice job!

Valerie said...

Happy Easter, Cyndy. What beautiful photo's for the post. With my history with broken glass, I won't be combining wire and beads with eggs. Not even hard boiled ones.

thecrazysheeplady said...

Fun! Happy Easter :-)

judy said...

what fun!! I am so happy that the tutorial was well illustrated. I'll have to try that.
Beautiful post. Wish I could stop by for breakfast.
Happy Easter!

cindy said...

The eggs are beautiful! Happy Easter!

Susie said...

I suspect there's a quiche in your future. Or maybe some custard. Or both.
Beautiful photos, as usual!

Cathy said...

Amazing what you do. Lovely eggs!

elizabeth said...

Love those colored eggs!

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