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simple scrapbooker, wabi-sabi traveller
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So sharp ... better than the real things, I think. I like front and back myself.
Such lovely pages to peek at ... I have a photo of my little grandson aged 4, setting off like that with his backpack. Always brings a lump to the throat. You will be so glad to have put these together in years to come. Hoping the readjustment is not too exhausting; cold after warm is not as energising as the other way round!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Project Life: June 2014 at random reflections
We have indeed been out on our bikes though it was a little less Spring-like than your photo :). You've made great use of the kit bits - how useful that it had a bike! As always, there's very clever use of colour - I like those little brads.
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How fascinating! I wonder what the quilter would think?
Your Spring tag is just lovely - that's a very pretty design, in miniature.
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Oh my, what a discovery! He must have been 'planted' there quite a while ago, looking at those roots and trunks?
Toggle Commented Mar 18, 2015 on Pairs at The Ringling at random reflections
Gosh, that's a tricky question to answer! A better climate would come high though. And waving to you - how nice to see such a lovely photo of you. I am heading off to google that book ..
The black and white actually seems to enhance the details of the architecture ... I like those pages with the pictures all clustered together like that.
Toggle Commented Mar 17, 2015 on Would You Believe at Odds and Ends
Happy Birthday to Tracy! and I am sure he'd be touched to know how much effort and time you put into his great card. I can see this set will be getting a lot of use.
Toggle Commented Mar 17, 2015 on Happy, Zappy Birthday, Tracy! at random reflections
What a great day - sun and almost-Spring, and a skill learned: perfect! I am getting up a bit earlier each day in preparation for the time change here in a fortnight.
Toggle Commented Mar 17, 2015 on on today's walk... at Morning Glory Studio
Isn't it nice to see grass again! Always interesting to compare photos ... Hope all is well with you.
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2015 on Photo Pairs Week 10 at Odds and Ends
The delicate texture of that pad makes a great foundation for your lovely cards.
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2015 on Swoosh! It's a Birthday! at random reflections
Indeed yay you! And the intricacy of that quilt is very stunning, up close like this. Arrgh! for the grommets and rotary cutter. I've not used the former but my attempts with the latter seem to end up with lines which are curved, not straight :(. Well done on keeping going with the walking.
That's a beautiful young lady ... and the way you've put together the page is just so redolent of that era. I am sure she'd be very touched (and amazed) that so many of us across the world are joining in with your happy birthday wishes :).
Toggle Commented Mar 14, 2015 on a hundred years... at Morning Glory Studio
Sewing happiness in a jar - how clever are you! I love this handy mini sewing 'box'. Your calendar is just beautiful; a simple and beautiful edge-to-edge photo and the dates - stunning. I like how you've added the list of what and where on the back so that there is nothing to visually get in the way of your stunning pictures.
Toggle Commented Mar 14, 2015 on Christmas Gifts? at random reflections
I love your line about all the things you could ever need and didn't know! I went to the bike shop today for an inner tube and was amazed. Hoping you have a lovely time and some nice things just plop into your shopping basket :).
Toggle Commented Mar 14, 2015 on Lancaster PA Quilt Show... at Morning Glory Studio
You are the queen of elegant cards, Karen! How exciting to have been able to meet up with Cheri :).
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2015 on Many Thanks! at random reflections
Honoré, it's absolutely beautiful! The colours and shapes are exquisite and I love the larger bold background into which it is set. Those delicate fleur-de-lys are so neatly stitched ... Sigh!
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2015 on BAB... at Morning Glory Studio
I really wasn't sure what to expect with a title like that! It seems technically very challenging, and a very striking visual result. Great colour combo.
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Woah, love that dusk photo - amazing!
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on Pairs: Morning and Evening at random reflections
Oh my! What a huge contrast! Mind you, your home looks beautiful ... but I can see the attraction of those trees and that sunlight. Hope you have a glorious time.
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on Pairs: North and South at random reflections
Happy 600th! May the wine and friendship flow! Our summer time doesn't start for another fortnight yet, so it still feels end-of-winterish. That's a great photo redolent of Spring ...
Hoping that all has gone well for you today, Gail, and thinking of you ... You are doing an amazing job of blogging anything after such a long holiday and the inevitable catch-up stuff! Ice on top of snow? Your photo makes it all look so smooth and I'm trying to tell myself it must have been lovely (though not succeeding!).
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on Back In Time for More Cold at Odds and Ends
Well, that's an interesting tip! And new to me ... The one I know and can vouch for, is that in order to stop the heads of tulips drooping, take a fine needle and pierce the top of the stem just below where the flower starts on each one :).
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on a capful of vodka or gin... at Morning Glory Studio
I am rather afraid Himself might not, as he went off without the camera! Still, he might be able to do something sneaky with his phone. Thank-you for your lovely comment :).
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on Month in Numbers (Feb 15) at trimmingthesails