Flashback to Easter

Unfortunately too many things went wrong for me to keep my promise and deliver a post just around Easter time but my Godchildren had to have their Easter candle so I went with colored candle, burlap, dried orange slice, cinnamon stick, real chocolate, ribbons and snuck in a bookmark also.

“M” is a sophisticated young lady so a simple arrangement in low-key color combination without many embellishments was what I was going for.

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Lampada – Easter candle

Being a Godmother is “all” about spoiling rotten the Godchildren – or at least it is for me as I am so very far from them. With my hubby, we’re lucky enough to have three Godchildren, two girls and a boy, siblings.

At Easter time – which in Greece is the most celebrated holiday and this year it’s on the 12th of April – tradition wants Godparents buying special, decorated candles for the children to take to midnight mass on Saturday so they can lit it with the New Light. The church’s courtyard fills up with people holding tall candles in hand and painted red eggs to “toast” when the celebratory “He’s Risen” sounds.

I’m making these candles each year from paper mostly and each year I strive to make something different, unique. Last year it was carrots and poppies,

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