last-minute easter table


i’ve collected ideas for easter crafts way in advance but ended up not having anything ready for decorating our easter table. in a fast action we came up with this: pussy willows embellished with paper cut eggs and mini-ornaments. instead of dying the eggs naturally (as shown here), we went to duane reade to buy some cheep egg coloring kits. it was a success with the kids but even more fun was the eier tuetschen we did on easter sunday morning.


carved crayons


diem chau sculpts wax crayola crayons into exquisitely detailed colorful totems. via emma’s blog

madam kury’s mirrors


oh, i like these mirrors from madame kury’s shop in vienna. via the style files.

magnetic theatre



while searching for a toy to give t. for his second birthday i came across this magnetic play theatre with wooden characters, fairy-tale backdrop scenes and magnetic sticks to move the figures around. sounds and looks great! found it here.

egg trees



i wish i had made (or bought) some kind of eggs to decorate a bunch of branches. the beautiful egg trees above are from purl bee and fine little day.

spring dots



lovely springlike window and table decorations with these dots.

numbers and toys


lovely letterpressed cards inspired by simple toys of childhood. perfect for a child’s birthday! made by sweetbeets.