Shannon Kilmartin and her mother Debi Johnson recently demonstrated the Ukrainian Easter Egg decorating process. She and her mother Debi Johnson are continuing to practice the centuries-old tradition that they learned from dear family friends Tamara and Alex Zaluckyj, who have since passed away.

The multi-step process, called psanka, meaning to write on, begins with symbolic patterns applied with pencil, followed by wax and dyes. A variety of symbols and colors are used to create the miniature works of art.

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