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A Fanciful Twist
Blog: www.aFancifulTwist.com
Interests: i love: treasure seeking, everything art - discussion of, creation of, acquisition of - art, playing the piano, watching unusual interesting movies, day-dreaming, reading a fantastic novel/reading about the lives of artists and historical figures, being swept off my feet by creative people, strange and unusual objects and times, stories and people...attics intrigue me...
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The most wonderful easy to make bread I have ever known is soda bread. It requires no yeast, no oil, no eggs. Unbelievable but true. It also doesn't like to be kneaded or handled too much. (insert heavenly angel song)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Sometimes, when you are walking around the antique store, little pieces speak to you.... In my case, lots of pieces speak to me, teehee! I guess I'm kind of like an antique store find whisperer :-) You might be one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
I completely agree with your parents Barbara. That is what its all about 3 3 3
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Happy Cupids Holiday (belated but thats okay) :-) Yes, very tall ceiling, hes huuuuuge, hee heeee!
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2020 on Love is in the Air... at A Fanciful Twist
I living Valentine, oh hooray! I cant wait to hear more 3 3 3
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Happy Cupids Holiday Miss Cyndie 3 3 3
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Sharing hearts is the best! 3
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2020 on Love is in the Air... at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you Dorothy, and welcome to AFT <3
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2020 on These Winter Days... at A Fanciful Twist
Oh thank you Ricki, you are so lovely. Big Hugs back to you!!! <3 <3
Toggle Commented Feb 17, 2020 on These Winter Days... at A Fanciful Twist
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Everywhere I look arounnnnnd! Pink and red and sparkles, my favorite :-) Little bits and bobs of amour turning up here and there. Doodling into the wee hours of the night. Pen doodling is crazy because it's not like you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Hello friends! I hope you are keeping warm and cozy on these winter days. Winter in Arizona is exquisitely beautiful, with cool air and sunny skies. Pink sunsets with snow on the mountain tops and dreaming of spring on the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Lovely January. A time for books and candles and... Admiring the collected flowers of last summer that have dried beautifully, into a sort of paper art. Zinnias, hydrangeas, roses, dahlias - Gathered and admired, especially at this time of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you gals for your dear heartfelt support. I promise to write soon, it's just little pains in my heart make it hard to answer just exactly what I want to say. But I love and appreciate your notes more than I could ever say, truly, from the bottom of my heart <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 Your support means the world to me when dealing with something like this. I know so many of you understand, sadly from experience. Lots of love <3, Vanessa
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Baubles and twinkle lights and Christmas carols, oh my! The time is racing by so quickly I don't even know what's happening. And with all life's twists and turns, I sort of jumped off the carousel for a minute just... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2019 at A Fanciful Twist
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I have something to share that I shall begin with... Once upon a time there was this dog called Baby. Remember her? If you've been reading my blog for a long time, you've been on all these journeys with me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2019 at A Fanciful Twist
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Hello there. I decided to pop in with some photos from my home before I lose myself in the season and life happenings. This is one side of my décor (part 1) and I'll share the other side in a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2019 at A Fanciful Twist
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Hello my friends♡ I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving. I've been so busy painting, doing projects, upcycling furniture, hosting my own little Thanksgiving, cooking up a storm... You know how life can get so busy like that. One thing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2019 at A Fanciful Twist
Oh no, sending lots of prayers & good vibes your way♡♡♡♡♡🙏
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2019 on Swirling Holidays & Inspirations at A Fanciful Twist
December babies unite
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2019 on Of Secret Gardens in November at A Fanciful Twist
You are so welcome Teresa some zinnias self seed but are better off planted in spring covered with soil. The birds adore the seeds that live at the end of the petals
Toggle Commented Nov 16, 2019 on Of Secret Gardens in November at A Fanciful Twist
Bougainvillea grows superrrrr fast, gets crazy tall in one summer, you must get some Roooooooster, you must!!! Of course you are part monkey, oooo ooo ahhhhha hhhhhh ;-) The giant bumble bee was so huge, see how he takes up the whole zinnia center and the others are mini looking against the center. I loved him, I love beeeees! Beeee your beeeyoutiful self always, xoxoxox!
Toggle Commented Nov 15, 2019 on Of Secret Gardens in November at A Fanciful Twist
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The holidays are swirling all about. Boxwood begs me to take a few cuttings so it can hang out with pumpkins. Somehow November and December vibes are intertwining everywhere you turn. And if you happen to go out shopping you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2019 at A Fanciful Twist
I don't think so :-) But I can't say it didn't cross my might for a split second. The mirror is so gold blingy that my eyes are still adjusting :-) I think I got all the gold out of my system & I'd hate to ruin the architecture with my gold leafing whims, haha!
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2019 on The Eve of Halloween... at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you Miss Dawn, I am so with you - it all just happens so quickly
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2019 on The Eve of Halloween... at A Fanciful Twist
Oh how lovely! I'm so sad October is gone, I think Octobers need to be longer
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2019 on The Eve of Halloween... at A Fanciful Twist