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Nestling into Eastertide


Every year since our first Spring issue, A Girl of the Limberlost, subtitled "Keeping to the Seasons," we've tried to keep the Easter season in mind as well.  There have been painted eggs, rabbit rolls, bunny breads, floral cakes, Easter cookies and more.  (See Easter Baking 2010 for a little taste.)
One of our favorite projects for Easter, however, is still the bird's nests we created for A Girl of the Limberlost--it's a satisfying bit of crafting that we recently recreated to share with a dear friend.  And since we number all of you in that category, we share a couple of the images of them here. In the original article, we used eggs brinded, brindled, spotted and dappled to look like robins' and wrens' eggs.  This time Elspeth painted one of the snowdrops blooming happily in our backyard rendition of "Freckles' room."  Look for Elspeth's set of newly painted eggs to turn up as you turn the pages of our upcoming Spring issue, Greyfriar's Bobby.

Tags: 2011, Easter, Hand crafts, Holidays

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