I'm reading The Red Tent by Anita Diamant for my book club this month.
I read this book years ago, but the second time around is often more fulfilling.
I love "stepping inside" the story, which is how Diamant's
writing makes me feel. I'll be sad when the ending comes and
I have to leave Dinah & her mothers again.
Almost a year ago, I won a give-away. Now I normally don't ever win anything,
but this time I won what I called "the gorgeous greeting card jackpot"!
You can read more about it here. I could not believe my luck!
My blogger/flickr/artist friend Kimberly Shaw had a
fantastic give-away of her beautiful cards.
In case you don't know of Kim, she's a very talented artist who runs a
greeting card company, Kimberly Shaw Graphics.
Kim also has an Etsy shop.
Her delightful cards come with a tea bag (really delicious tea! I'm sipping her Earl Grey as I type!). She also carries notepads, magnets, pins, tea & tea accessories.
Well, back to my good fortune:
I knew I wanted to frame some of the cards to enjoy in my painting room.
The problem was, it was impossible to choose.
See what I mean? Gorgeous! Each one of them!
I can't believe the details and the lace! Kim's lace painting
is just amazing. What could be more perfect for my room
than lace, teacups, teapots, birds and beautiful flowers?!
So I framed them all, poster style.
What a beautiful addition to my painting studio!
Thank you again, Kim! I am just loving your art on my wall!
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
I'm joining Mary's Mosaic Monday & Sally's Blue Monday
(see a little blue in that sky?) Make sure to visit both blogs
for some Monday fun!
We went to beautiful Ireland some time ago.
It was my mother's dream to see Ireland,
so my daughter, a friend & I accompanied her.
We landed in Shannon on my mother's birthday and took
a land tour around the southern end to Dublin.
Although it was the end of July, the weather was
chilly & rainy but the scenery was so pretty, so peaceful!
I don't think I have ever seen as many shades of green.
Hope your St. Patrick's Day is a lucky one!
(Speaking of luck: another give-away is coming up in
celebration of reaching 100 followers! Stay tuned!)