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Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah

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Born in New York in 1893 to a French father and a Polish mother, Florence’s mother died when the little girl was 2, and her father died when she was only 15. She went to live with acquaintances, first in Rome, then in Berlin, and in 1924, at age 31, she moved to Paris. Trained as a painter, by 1928 she had abandoned painting in favor of becoming a free-lance photographer. Many of her photographs incorporate…

Source: Paris Between the Wars – “H” is for Florence Henri


‘Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.’ Nathaniel Hawthorne

‘I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.’ John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne

‘Butterflies are self-propelled flowers.’  Robert A. Heinlein

These butterflies are found in China, Japan, and Korea, and come from an image at  The Biodiversity Library. The soft background of flowers is adapted from a painting at the Rijksmuseum — I’m so thankful this inspiring museum allows artists to download some of their exhibits to merge them into our own work. The other texture, which includes the flowers bottom right of the image, is from Kerstin Frank.

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Patchwork Window
Patchwork Window Travel Mug

This is a very early piece of digital art which I’d almost forgotten about. I hope it appeals to you. Have a superb weekend — I hear it’s hotter in London than here in Crete. Perhaps we should return to the England for the summer!

Patchwork Window
Patchwork Window Binders

Available at the following galleries:
Zazzle US
Zazzle UK

Take care and keep laughing!

Sarah


Summer is here.  Well, not in the UK!  But for those of you lucky enough to be getting some glorious weather, here are the utensils for a beautiful picnic.
Postcard Lemons Beverage Pitcher Pitcher / Jug Bring out your grandmother’s recipe for proper lemonade.
Postcard Lemons Postcard Lemons by FirstNightDesign Pile on the baguettes and sausages.
Use these cloth napkins for the delicate touch.
Nothing can spill when you drink from these mugs.
Have you a picnic table?  These are the ideal placemats.
Postcard Lemons Postcard Lemons by FirstNightDesign Finally, the perfect receptacle to store your water or fruit squash.
Take care and keep laughing.
Sarah

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