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Delicate Easter Colors - Artisan Handmade Three for Thursday



Easter is a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life. 

Janine di Giovanni



Since yesterday was Ash Wednesday - and Easter is approximately six weeks away - I started thinking about Easters past, always large gatherings of family and friends.  But, before everyone showed up at our house, we went to Easter Sunrise mass, the only time my father was ever cajoled into going to church. As a child, I always remember getting a new Easter dress, usually with a matching headband, socks and gloves(!) to wear to church on Easter Sunday.  And if my sister and I were lucky, a small purse would be included. Very stylish, indeed, and usually VERY itchy! The clothes were always spring pastel in color: pinks, pale yellows, pale greens, pale blues and such. A preview of all the pastel colored Easter eggs that were waiting to be found!


This week’s Three for Thursday features three items from three handmade artists that definitely are filled with the renewal of Easter springtime colors.  The artists are: jewelry artist Mary of PrettyGonzo; crochet artist Pamela of MagdaleneKnits; and, me, Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs, also a jewelry artist.  I hope you enjoy my choices. And be sure to visit the artists’ shops for more splendiferous designs!




Pastel Flower and Heart Pendant Necklace Handmade by Mary of PrettyGonzo




Wisteria Purple Crocheted Infant Sweater Vest with Flower Headband, 6-12 Months, Handmade by Pamela of MagdaleneJewels



Frosted Pink Lampwork Earrings with Ruby Swarovski Crystals Handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs 




Green Jade Pearls and Pink Swarovski Crystal Earrings Handmade by Mary of PrettyGonzo




Yellow Crocheted Newborn Girl's Sweater & Maryjanes, 0-3 Months, Handmade by Pamela of MagdaleneKnits





Victorian Inspired Flower Garden Teardrop Earrings Handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs




Blessed Virgin Mary Miraculous Medal Chaplet Rosary Bracelet Handmade by Mary of PrettyGonzo




Crochet Infant Girl Pink with White Stripes Pullover Sweater with Flowers, Size 12 months, Handmade by Pamela of MagdaleneJewels 




Minty Green and Purple Flower Earrings for Spring Handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs



I hope you enjoyed each and every one of these unique handmade creations, any one of which would be a perfect gift for Easter or Mother's Day!  If you would like to make my day and the day of the talented artists featured, please leave a blog comment.  And any promotion you can do will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!



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Indiemade shop:  ShadowDogDesigns

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Thanks so much for this wonderful Easter promotion!

Thank you so much, Catherine! I remember Easter dresses too, and the gloves. I actually still have a little yellow beaded purse from one Easter. My creative Aunty used to get a new spring hat every Easter, and she take me to the department store with her, where I'd wait and wait in the milinery department while she tried on EVERY hat and asked me how it looked. lol. Those were the days. (I always found Good Friday interesting ... )

Will be promoting everything at some time today, on Pinterest and Twitter. G+ too.

Treats to the wonder woofie from the snoozing kitteh. xoxo

Easter Spring Thursday Blog

Thank you Catherine for choosing 3 of my MagdaleneKnit items to be featured in your lovely Three of Thursday Easter Blog. All great items from 3 talented Artisans! Perfect to brighten up a Spring Day!

beautiful collection

beautiful collection Catherine

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