Have you ever tried the art of Pysanky? It's egg decorating with a twist!

These beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs were once only made at Easter, but now you can enjoy this unique craft all year along. With the aid of Google, you can find many Web sites featuring tutorials and kits to help you get started.

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How does it work? You take a stylus tool and carve out a design pattern onto an egg that's covered in wax and then you dye the egg. You repeat the process until you've acheived a desired look. Of course, there's a real skill to be developed to get artisan-quality results but  it makes for a very fun project.

If you'd like to give it a try, there's an great place in New York called the Ukrainian Museum that offers affordable classes and demonstrations for adults and children in making this cool Eastern European art.

Resources: Ukrainian Museum, www.ukrainianmuseum.org or call (212) 228-0110.

Do you know of an interesting craft and you'd like to share it? Please e-mail me at corris.little@newsday.com and you might be featured on Cheap Thrills!