It's been a weird week here at the backyard studio, as I can't seem to get 'in the mood' to accomplish anything. Maybe it's the HEAT.....the humidity....the summer doldrums, or some such thing. I had
intended to show you something on the crazy side...you know....something FUN! However, I just
couldn't get myself together to do that. Instead, I have spent most of the week chewing myself out because I can't seem to FOCUS!
Whenever I get like this, I like to spend some time looking at something pretty until my mood improves, so today, I decided to share these pretty Gerbera Daisies with you. They came from Walmart, of all places, and I think they are just gorgeous! The day I bought them (yes, during an equally yucky week in the Spring), I saw them, so bought some to bring home and admire...they lasted a long time and I don't remember if they improved my mood any....but I DID enjoy looking at them, so I guess it worked!
Well, of course, the color is just wonderful...love PINK...and I know a lot of you out there, love PINK too! Now, this amazes me....look at how many kazillion little petals are in this one flower! Isn't that amazing.
I could never tire of looking at flowers......any of them...but I must say, these are so very special.
It's fun to buy some flowers once in a while....these were an inexpensive little 'pick-me-up.' And, I always like the way my mind justifies a little purchase like this!
As you know, I always say my flea market visits and fabric purchases, bead and embroidery thread buying are considered, by me, to be a form of therapy. Yes, I certainly do! And, I feel the same way about these little occasional bouquets of flowers. Therapy!!
Yeah, I think I'm feeling a bit better already! Some pink flowers looking pretty beautiful in a few photos.....hope you feel better too. take care, pat
PS. Maybe I'll show you that item you missed out on today in my next post. It won't be 'pretty' but it may make you smile!!
I am a quiltmaker/embroiderer passionately obsessive about fabrics, buttons, trims, and old photos.
I am a hunter/gatherer who loves flea
markets. I work in my backyard studio I call Bird Nest on the Ground. I have been
married for 44 years. We have two
children, Kelly (a real estate broker/artist living in Searcy) and Scott (a computer "geek" living in San Francisco) and one grandson, Tyler. My husband is retired
from Entergy and is my own personal cheerleader. We have a male cat named
Ethel who allows us to live in our house. I have been teaching quiltmaking since
1985 and have had five titles published by Leisure Arts, Inc. My work is included in both private and public collections. I love what I do!!