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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Pyrex Wall

 Check out this impressive Pyrex collection from a vendor at Finnegan's Market in Hudson, Québec! Can you spot an especially valuable piece within?
This celery green "drippings" container is a rare one because of it's colour!

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Fingerprints Collection

Spoonflower and StoryPatches have teamed up for June's design challenge. My Fingerprints design is available for voting in their Family Tree Coordinates Challenge, in celebration of family life! My Fingerprints collection is inspired by the uniqueness of fingerprints and is composed of the following designs: Emblems of Nobility

Monday, June 20, 2016

Rose Study

 The fruity scent wafting through the warm breeze the other evening made me drop everything I was doing and head outside to draw the lush roses. This is how I work in surface pattern design.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Thrifted Books

Here we have a lovely selection of literature, all $0.50 each from garage sales!
Jusqu'à Nos Jours is a Canadian French textbook of selected French authors' short stories. Yay for keeping up the French usage, plus the cover is a surface pattern design dream!
The Mayor of Casterbridge, a classic by Thomas Hardy, has been on my reading list since I read Far from the Madding Crowd. Also, the cover art is stunning!
L.M. Montgomery is the Queen of Heartwarming Descriptions and my favourite author. The Road to Yesterday is a compilation of some of her short stories, and this page at the front offers some highly suggested reading!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Love Lock

This photo was taken by my inspiring friend and sister in Christ, Anni.
"I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge--that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus
throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen."
Ephesians 3:16-21

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Vintage Green Lunch Box

I bought this cute lunch box at a garage sale for $1! I would estimate that it is from the 1940s. 
Aside from the rusty bottom, it is still in great condition!
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