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April 20, 2011 18:39
Pastry birds
Birds came back from the South long ago. They have already managed to build nests and hatch their nestlings. However small children always enjoy ceremonial cookies in the shapes of birds traditionally baked at the beginning of spring to call the birds back to the native regions from the South...
Ornamenting pysankas
Usually, eggs are painted both before and after the Easter. People begin ornamenting pysankas starting from Candlemas Day (February, 15th). The process lasts until the “Green holidays” or Whitsunday which falls on June, 12th this year.
December 24, 2009 16:02
A Christmas angel made of fabric
Each person has a guardian angel. If a child smiles when sleeping they say it’s because the angel is looking at him or her. It’s these supernatural beings who informed the shepherds about the birth of Jesus Christ. We know a lot of similar records and mentions of these God’s messengers but does anyone know ...
December 23, 2009 15:53
How to make a greeting card in the ethnic style
This pre-holiday period is the right time to write greeting cards to relatives and friends. If you want to pleasantly surprise them it is worth trying to make a card with your own hands and to decorate it in the national style. Tetyana Protcheva, a master of embroidery from Kyiv shows everyone the process of ...
December 21, 2009 19:25
Master-class in making knot-dolls
A detailed master class in making an elegant knot-doll was prepared by a doll-maker from Lviv Olena Tarasenko. Within several years she has mastered this art by herself and now eagerly shares her skills.