Category Archives: Garden and Nature

Creating Fabric

Now that I’m creating mini landscape elements using all white fabric I thought it would be fun to take another look at this video where I did paint the sky on white fabric, otherwise I altered commercial fabrics with a … Continue reading

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Diversion

Well, I’m editing videos, or at least I should be. The more I learn about this editing software, the bigger the learning curve seems to become! So this is my little diversion. The spring flowers we have come across on … Continue reading

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Spring and Stuff

I’m once again behind on posting, no surprise there. I’m getting ready for a talk and fiber art/quilt showing for a local guild that I’m really looking forward to and I’ve been busy with the prep. We have had beautiful … Continue reading

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Fabric Play

I was thinking about making some winter cards so I was playing, with sun-printing (again) using leatherleaf ferns and Setasilk and then painting with Neo Color wax pastels. The first three are from the same large piece, I’m floating a … Continue reading

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Taking a walk…

One of my “kids” had an appointment and the other was going to the zoo to take photographs so I tagged along. I walked through Balboa Park which is where our world famous zoo is, stopping at the reflecting pond, … Continue reading

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Now That Was Surprising!

Last post I was writing about lizards copulating in the garden. Today as Kona and I were hanging out on the deck she became very alert at some noise coming from the side yard ivy. I heard it but couldn’t … Continue reading

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Spring Surprises

We’ve lived in our house for over thirty years and though there have plenty of alligator lizard sightings this is the first year we have spotted them copulating – three pairs in two day! It looks like quite a violent … Continue reading

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When the Wind Blows

We have had some Santa Ana winds recently, which are always scary because we are so prone to wildfires. Our Redbud tree has been wind stripped of most of her leaves. I walked out the other day and on the … Continue reading

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Something New and a Little Green

I was gifted an herb planter set for Mother’s Day (from my Mister), and even though they were in a sunny window, it wasn’t going well until I placed them outside in the (filtered) sun. At first I thought – … Continue reading

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Composition

I walk every morning and take quick shots with my phone. I’m happy when I catch a bit of nature in a neat composition. I spotted this face down, soft yellow flower and didn’t really see anything else at the … Continue reading

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