I have been busy in the garden for a few days now and it looks like I haven’t done a thing (although my back & arms know different).
Flowers have been dead headed, the Ivy has been trimmed, hedges have been cut and lastly I have been collecting seeds for next years colourful borders. I have collected Nasturtiums, Alliums, Cosmos, Astrantia, Runner Beans and Honesty so far.
I decided to dust off the lightbox as I haven’t used it for a few months and decided to take some images of the seeds of Honesty, one of my favourite plants. It has beautiful purple flowers in the Spring/Summer which then develop into delicate circular seed pods.
Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.”John Harrigan
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- Autumn cardsRemember the handmade paper I was making that was inspired by my trips to Brimham Rocks & Breezy Knees? Well it is now dry and I’ve been busy planning out the cards and painting them and the dried leaves and flowers with handmade metallic paint. These are how they look today before I place them […]
- Boxing DayWell I hoped you all survived Christmas?Let me know how you spent it and what was your best & worst present? This image popped up on my timeline the other day so I thought I would share it on here. I created this with several of my photographs layered over each other. They can be […]
- Card MakingToday I have been stock checking as I suddenly realised there is only 40 days until I am Miss October. Or rather 40 days until I am showcasing my cards and prints at No3 Heworth. So I’ve been busy making cards to add to my showcase as you can never have to many cards! If […]
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