Friday, 8 March 2013

Spring to mind......

This week I dog-sat Olive the baby whippet........
The sun shone........ 
 Spring began to spring......

 and I made a Mother's Day card.........
4 years at art college not wasted............

'People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.'
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Top tip: homemade cards are the thought that counts....... we are all only ever 10' away from a Pritt Stick.

26 comments:

  1. Lovely card. I agree that homemade cards are the best.

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  2. I did A Level art so, many a homemade card has been fashioned by me !!
    Love yours ......... and, I'm sure that your mum will love it too.
    Shame that the little slice of Spring we had will be replaced by flurries of snow in the next few days !!!!
    Top ti: Don't put away one's winter clobber before one is sure that Spring is here !!!! haha XXXX

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    1. That was meant to be Top tip not Top ti !!!!

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  3. This post made me feel good! Happy Friday with
    ALOHA from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    ~ > < } } ( ° > <3

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  4. The sun shone and got me out in the garden today.
    Top tip - start slowly when your muscles are over 50 years old.
    Great card!

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  5. You are so right about your top tip. Why then, I am wondering to myself, do I buy so many, and yet when I need one, can never find it?

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  6. Sweet Whippet puppy. I want to hug him! And your card is lovely, and because homemade.. (i agree they are the BEST,) perfect for its recipient. :)

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  7. Lovely spring pictures, love the card (did you have to eat a tunnocks marshmallow to make it - if so even better!) and that whippet is just gorgeous! Julie x

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  8. What a sweet baby * ♥ * * ♥ * I agree home made cards are the best, yours is fab by the way. Have a great weekend x

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  9. Great card! Is that an old photo of your Ma on the front, or just a picture? Have a good weekend! x

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  10. What a lovely baby whippet. The card is great too. My daughter is in her second year of art college, so I hope she makes me cards like that someday.

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  11. What a sweet sweet puppy! Did you have fun with him?

    I love the homemade card idea, you've inspired me to do the same for Mother's Day! (yay art school)

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  12. Sadly spring did not spring for long! Your homemade card is gorgeous xx

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  13. I love Olive and that gorgeous card, you clever lady! Where's spring gone? It's snowing here! x

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  14. Spring was here, but now the winter has returned. I'm freezing.
    Wonderful card.

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  15. Love the card! I need Olive! Yep Spring arrived, then disappeared as quickly as it came! xxx

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  16. That card is so beautiful, is it a collage or did you paint it? You need to put in one post all the things you've done, art student, then stylist, then? OLive has great taste what with that fluro collar

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  17. I adore the card and the dog is so cute! Have a great day, darling.

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  18. How thoughtful of you to make your own card :)
    I have been away from the Pritt stick even though it's a glance away...

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  19. Great card--for which I notice you had to undergo the great self-sacrifice of eating a Tunnocks teacake! Oh, the strain of these occasions!

    Good quote from The Big Man as well.

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  20. How cute is Olive! hehe...I loved your 'designed' card....very special indeed.
    I did notice the Tunnocks tea cake wrap, my self...Are you partial? ~Take time to dream....Maria x

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  21. A great post, lovely photos and what a fab mothers day card, you have inspired me!

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  22. Not wasted indeed, that's a lovely piece of art. And your mom is knock-out.

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