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simple scrapbooker, wabi-sabi traveller
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Oh, now there's a story/metaphor which has all kinds of resonances. And the bowl is so pretty 'mended' like this. I've learnt a new word today - thank-you!
No wonder you had an explore! This is so colourful ... Is that a blue Dalek on the left?
The blue and yellow is really nice with the monochrome photo - and I often think that the character of a face seems to show up more in black and white ... Great job! (And I do love a map on a page ...).
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Blueberries have really only made their appearance here in the last few years, and are quite expensive - but lovely in plain yoghourt for breakfast! I've never done anything else with them, so your list is very useful. I clearly have no imagination at all!
Of my goodness, that's an amazing number of negatives scanned! You are going great guns with this project. Hoping the radiation treatments are going well and glad to learn you are nearly halfway through ...
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2015 on My Month in Numbers - June 2015 at Odds and Ends
Oooh yes, the Waterloguing makes it so much better! How lucky were those Girl Guides ... I hadn't heard about the storm though. Gosh, that must have been fierce.
Adam and Sarah and Caleb must be so pleased to have such engaged and helpful parents/grandparents; and glad that the enforced move actually brought something better than before :). Lovely pair of swans - I feel as if I am peeping into their cool green corner.
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2015 on A Pair for Pairs at random reflections
Woah, that's a sizzling eyeful, Karen! The flowers look just as good against the colour as they do against the white.
The white-on-white is indeed lovely - and how crisp it looks ... The delicacy of your colouring is lovely against it.
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2015 on Cards for a Friend at random reflections
And you are right to look so jubilant! Your quilt is so very pretty ... Exciting times ahead, and I am looking forward to learning more myself, as I follow your progress. My Mum, who was a wonderful needlewoman, would have been absolutely fascinated.
Delighted to see both of them smiling and so happy! Many congratulations to you all :). And I've much enjoyed your post, and the links too - yes, yes, yes to the one on keeping a notebook. Oh, there is so much I could say about this! Lovely to catch up with you. We have the wood-burning stove on here.
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2015 on around here | catching up... at Morning Glory Studio
Ahhh, that's a super sweet photo ... Happy belated birthday!
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2015 on and now, he is one! at Morning Glory Studio
That's very subtle and quite beautiful, Karen. Just the right note. And am sorry to hear about Betty ...
Toggle Commented Jun 11, 2015 on With Sympathy at random reflections
Beautiful - I just bought two of these yesterday, but there are no flower buds yet. Your lovely picture gives me hope :).
These are just delicious - real ice-cream colours. You've captured them beautifully, Karen.
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2015 on Pairs: A Bouquet of Peonies at random reflections
Now that's my kind of bike - one with a basket on the front. Here, we call them 'sit-up-and-beg' bikes. You've made a lovely job of this - the little dotted background is a great foil.
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2015 on Enjoy the Ride! at random reflections
Well done on a successful presidency! And phew, you can relax now and enjoy your flower garden quilt. I remember bits of it from alst year and am sooo looking forward to seeing it grow!
Toggle Commented Jun 9, 2015 on time to stitch... at Morning Glory Studio
That's a softly beautiful flower there ... and another one below, holding her certificate :). I had to google National Junior Honor Society (we don't have one here), and looks as if both recognises and encourages young people - well done to Kayla! I smiled at the prams outside the window: clearly a popular store. Good luck with the garden if it's fine and the stitching if it's not!
I really like your little wooden bicycle - a super touch! And those cards with the date on print out very nicely, don't they? I am interested that you didn't take any photos of yourself on your birthday - makes me glad not to be alone :). That must be a splendid feeling, being up to date. I am lolloping behind a little but determined to try this weekend.
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2015 on Project Life: May at random reflections
Your albums are going to be such a splendid record of your many trips, and deciding on the number of pages for each sounds like a good way to focus on the highights. Glad to hear you are feeling better, and sorry to read about the mix-ups. If you are coming to the British Isles, do let us all know!
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2015 on A Bit of This A Bit of That at Odds and Ends
You have really hunkered down and got such a lot of your PL completed in what seems like a very short space of time, Karen. Your dinner guest is most impressive - lucky you had your camera to hand! Such a lot of work goes into these - it must be very rewarding to see them building up like this.
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2015 on Project Life: All Caught Up at random reflections
That's an inspired shot John took - how unusual! (Not sure if ou are printing from your computer but if your photos are printing out larger than 6x4 it might be to do with the software settings. I've had this problem in the past. Will see if I can remember what I did!).
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2015 on Me on Monday at Odds and Ends
Those photos are very striking, Gail - of serious concern, if it keeps happening and I guess it takes a lot of rain/run-off water to fill. Glad to know you are finding creative things to be doing. An 'Us' album sounds brilliant!
Worth waiting for! And the soft pastel shades are very fresh and delicate. I love the idea of the balloons and messages - never heard of this before! I always admire your fuss-cutting!
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2015 on Happy Layout at Life's Trivialities
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A very, very sweet photo ... May she have many happy times.
Toggle Commented Jun 4, 2015 on Today is her day... at Morning Glory Studio