Sunday, June 10, 2012

Garden and Knitting

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The peonies are in bloom and I managed to capture a few before they all fell to the ground.  They have a lovely, intense scent.

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Astible are almost ready to bloom.  Mine are a dark pink when they come out.  It seems as though they want to take over the garden and maybe even the yard.

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They have volunteered themselves all down the sidewalk.  I dug up two from this spot to give to my sister-in-law.  I like these plants because they have a nice, lacy kind of look to them.  Even though they have wandered a bit, they stand up straight, even in the rain.

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I am cranking on my creative side today.  A couple of birthdays are coming up.  I could go out and spend a couple bucks each for some cards, but I prefer to spend about six hours making my own.  I exaggerate.  These didn’t take nearly six hours to make.  And cards cost more than a couple of bucks these days.

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I have been knitting when my hand will let me.  This is going to be a pillow cover.  This is a fun pattern.  I am not even getting sick of it.

7 comments:

  1. Your cards truly are works of art! Well done!
    I don't know how you can bear to handle yarn in this weather, but good for you anyway. You're able to do lots of things that I can't.

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  2. I did scrapbooking for a while but I'm enjoy needlework more. Needless to say those pretty cards won't be tossed in the stack with other cards but will instead be looked at again and again.

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  3. I like your cards, and I'm sure people appreciate a created one rather than something off the rack. I know I do!!!

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  4. Your cards are wonderful. I think friends really feel touched when someone makes them a card.

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  5. I am so impressed by your cards. You are very creative.

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  6. Homemade cards to replace all the lost sentiment from letters. These will be saved I am sure.

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  7. I know I would love to get a home made card over store bought. Tabor is right, those will be saved.

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