Speckling Clay Eggs
According to my calendar (i.e. my local supermarket)
it’s nearly Easter again.
(sorry I have no idea where that came from)
Brightly coloured eggs lining supermarket aisles,
children making Easter bonnets and other amazing ‘Spring’ traditions,
what is not to like about Easter?
I personally love it!
However, in recent years I have noticed
a growing conflict within.
Easter is full of the joys of Spring,
but ‘down under’ we have just seasoned into Autumn.
And, there’s the rub.
Celebrating with bright colours
and fluffy chicks is all good and well, unless you have begun
your annual transition into Heidi
Let me explain quickly…I feel seasons
In early Spring,
I bounce around like a lamb on hot coals
(very annoying, apparently),
and in Autumn, I seek out quieter activities that involve as few
people as possible (also very annoying, apparently).
Having Easter in Autumn stirs all
kinds of crazy within.
Let me explain further…
It’s very hard for me to make brightly
coloured Easter projects, when all I want to do is bake,
make Mock Schnapps,
and dress like Christopher Lambert in Highlander.
And you thought I was conflicted about
Anyhoo, back to my Speckled Clay Eggs;
Made from DAS clay, and speckled with
Martha Stewart’s Multi Surface paint
in Carrot and Beetle black
(using a travel tooth brush & paint brush),
they are a fairly good indication of which side of the crazy I am on…
for today at least.