We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
"Little Gidding"
T S Eliot

Saturday, 10 June 2017

A rose by any other name ...

Time for the Craft Barn's twelve month challenge - half way through now, and still waiting for summer to really kick in!  June's couplet is

June brings tulips, lilies, roses;
Fills the children's hands and posies.

Additionally we have to include a bunch of flowers ... don't think I'll have room to fit in anything else!

Rummaged through my scrap box and made some die-cuts, then decided a black background would be perfect.  I'm learning that the postcard size needs to be kept simple, and I'm not fighting that premise now!


A friend has an absolutely stunning rose in her garden, which has inspired me to write a haiku -

Many petal beauty
Pale rose - softly scented cloud
Dreams of languid days


6 comments:

  1. I simply adore your June Craft Barn entry. I really like the black background, because it definitely makes those die cut flowers POP! I think it's adorable, and I applaud you for using this small size.

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  2. Very striking with the black background. Your haiku is brilliant xx

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  3. I love the contrast of the flowers against the black and the way you have incorporated the verse.

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  4. Your Haiku is beautiful. Really like your postcard too. Thank you for joining the Craft Barn Month challenge xx

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  5. Clever to use the verse to "hold" the posy together. It is a lovely postcard and the black certainly shows of the die cut flowers really well.

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  6. A great choice to place your posy of flowers on the black card ... it really makes them stand out!

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