Tag Archives: Butterfly

Gift #817: Butterfly Garden

As we come to the close of the month, it’s time to share my calendar artwork and the subsequent jewelry it inspired.  I’ve entitled it Butterfly Garden.  Painted by Vikki Chu, April’s painting features a large butterfly set against horizontal … Continue reading

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Gift #779: Dreaming of Spring

“Like the seeds dreaming beneath the snow your heart dreams of spring” – Kahlil Gibran “The snow has not yet left the earth, but spring is already asking to enter your heart” – Anton Chekhov These two quotes perfectly capture … Continue reading

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Gift #773: Butterfly card share

Hello and happy Saturday to you!  I hope you had a restful, rejuvenating day.  We had warmer weather, a breath of spring, and I enjoyed being out and about.  Since it felt rather spring-y today and because it’s been a … Continue reading

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Gift #615: First Butterfly

A miraculous event occurred at the start of Easter week – and that was seeing my first butterfly of the season. I saw her (or him) out next to the hellebores late in the afternoon once I was home from … Continue reading

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Gift #587: “Dreaming of Spring” Cards

“When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced … Continue reading

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Gift #578: Butterfly Birthday Greetings

Who’s ready to see butterflies flitting about flowers?  I know I am!  We’ll need leaves and flowers first, and then the butterflies and warm days will come.  At any rate, it felt good to make these butterfly cards and if … Continue reading

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Gift #424: August

It’s time for a look at August in England, 1849, through the pen of Edith Holden.   As I’ve browsed through her books over the past few months in preparation for my blog post, I’ve noticed how oddly familiar her sketches … Continue reading

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Gift #388: Garden visitor

This evening I was out in the backyard taking some photos, and this little butterfly came floating by to visit.  She (I’m assuming here) perched on my foot for a bit while I was getting some shots of the coneflowers.  … Continue reading

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Gift #324: Butterflies

Yesterday I showed some pictures of the flowers in bloom at Indy’s Gardens.  Today we’ll look at flowers that fly – butterflies.  Every year from April to September, our conservatory overflows with lots of plants, ponds, and butterflies.  You can … Continue reading

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Gift #323: Gardens

Today my family spent some time together at the White River Gardens, Conservatory, and Zoo.  We went to admire the butterflies who come to the conservatory each spring and summer.  And of course we wanted to stroll through the gardens … Continue reading

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