always loved skirted tables, and almost every room I create
winds up with at least one.
Among my early efforts was this
little Easter setting which was in the kitchen
of my McKinley wallhanger house. (The kitchen window had
balloon shades made of the same yellow checked gingham.) Now during the Easter season it either occupies a small glass cheese dome in my kitchen or sits on the sofa table next to one of my display lamps.
pre-computer days one could buy packets from Lisa Van Scyoc (not sure
of spelling) containing great little paper projects and
directions for making all kinds of themed goodies to go
along with the various fold-up items. Unfortunately, I cannot
remember her trade name and I understand she no longer sells
these, but they were a great resource before the internet and
printers made such projects so easy to make oneself.
The little cartons and packages on the table I scored, cut, folded and filled with bits of cotton or Fimo eggs.
This package includes real Easter grass snipped finely.
There are malted milk and chocolate covered candy eggs,
and jelly bean eggs, all made from Fimo.
Easter bunny is my creation. His body is made from different
sizes of pompoms. His ears are little slivers of painted
paper and his somewhat-misshapen fat cheeks are made of
tiny white pompom halves.
The little Fimo pips were made from Lisa's directions.
items from Lisa's Easter packet were used in my Easter Egg Dyeing
Dome: the chocolate
egg carton (the chocolate marshmallow eggs in the carton
were made from brown-covered white Fimo) and the box for the chocolate bunny. The chocolate bunny in the box (although hard to see here) is holding a carrot and is a repainted