"Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also.
~Jean Paul Richter
From Francis in the Netherlands...Two beautiful collaged cards
and samples of paper with Dutch writing to collage or make a
more amazing treasures from...love these papers!
From Ranie...A masterful California zentangle artist...
I literally drool over her spectacular and intricate designs...
can't wait for more!
From Marva in Colorado...another zentangle...complete with an
amazing three dimensional feel to it...
The card is of a really cool painting of hers.
From Fadwa in Dubai..an exchange of a different type...
She had enjoyed several cards of mine and offered me
one of her gorgeous beaded anklets in exchange...OOOh MY!
(Need I tell you its even more spectacular in person!!!???)
And finally from sweet Soulbrush
a U.K. gal you just cannot keep down...a wonderful collaged ATC,
three little "inchies"...
(and, YES, I refuse to start making those!!! LOL :)
a spectacularly vibrant and energetic
tea towel from South Africa a lucky draw win from Soulbrush's blog!!!
What a treasure trove of goodies dropped
at my door this week!
These trade are sooo much fun!
Thank you, each and every one of you...
a thousand times over.
"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it
is like wrapping a present
and not giving it."
~William Arthur Ward
... Presented by Soulbrush in England...
who is currently "over the moon" in blogging joy and "Maggie-ness."
...A balmy tropical ATC trade with Lazzelle in Virginia...
What a glorious array of ATCs she has created! Pop over for a visit!
...A second trade...this time a 2 for 2...with Melody in Utah-
again, beautiful papers included as a fun extra...
I hope to hear from her soon on a third trade...fingers crossed.
And finally, yet another magical and wonderful "trade package"
from Marianne in the Netherlands.
(Simply click on images to enlarge and enjoy.
Click on highlighted names to visit individual artist's work!))
I want each of you to know
each precious bit of art that crosses my door...
each little comment you share on my blog...
each time you just silently pop in for a peek...
EACH OF THESE
is dear to me.
They are the magical "stuff" that makes me smile
that place in my heart where my Muse lives.
Lately, she has been dancing
and leaping with
"Muses work all day long
and then at night get together and dance."