I don’t recall when or where I purchased this lovely carved, wooden purse – it was such a long time ago – but I can tell you that it stopped me in my tracks. The materials and the craftsmanship are gorgeous. But the lovely mandala carved into the sides was what I found most irresistible. [...]
Dreaming of warm and wonderful vacation for March? If you happen to be stuck in the city rather than lying on a beach next month you might want to check out the Cuba in Flower Orchid Show coming to the New York Botanical Gardens later this month.
In the middle of winter it can be a little difficult to imagine a garden full of summery blooms – yet in just a few weeks, once the snow melts and the temperatures soften, we’ll be planning and planting again! Can’t wait. In the meantime Tessesq’s photo stream on flickr is endlessly inspiring. Loaded with macro shots of roses, buds, bugs, and more the vivid colors alone will brighten the day. Here are a few favorites!
Ever want to write a lovely, old fashioned, romantically sentimental note, but didn’t have quite enough enough time to compose a world class poem and write it out in perfect penmanship?