This time of year, birds instinctively put the materials at hand to good use. Here, the downy, gray catkins of pussy willow branches soften a densely woven nest, while dried grasses inside cushion fragile decorated eggs. A trail of feathers suggests that the winged occupant has just taken flight.
What a delight to find that the Easter Bunny has left frosted cookies to match the Marbleized Easter Eggs. With icing, you can swirl the surface, stretch polka dots into flourishes, or drag stripes into ogee curves.